San Diego

Gold Dust Weekend

Plan your weekend with Robin Roth's top show picks -- like Stevie Nicks at Viejas Arena

Thursday, Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders are at Viejas Arena (tickets are still available at this link); Hippo Campus headline at House of Blues; Mondo Cozmo and Sego perform at the Casbah; The Wood Brothers and Shook Twins are at the Observatory North Park; Death Valley Girls, Adult Books and Spooky Cigarette are at The Hideout; Paul Cathen and Nena Anderson hit Soda Bar; eXit pARTy > Steinkamping takes over the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Insects vs. Robots, and Iron, Sage & Wood are at the Belly Up; and 4B is at Omnia.

Friday, Senses Fail, Counterparts, Movements and Like Pacific play at the Observatory North Park; The Redwoods Revue featuring Dani Bell & the Tarantist, Birdy Bardot, the Midnight Pine, Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact and Cardinal Moon is at the Casbah; Planned Parenthood Fundraiser featuring the Rosalyns, Cochinas Locas, Goldettes and DJs Grimm and Old Man Johnson is at Bar Pink; Railroad Earth hit the Belly Up; Miya Folick, Winter and Garden Echo play at the Che Café; The Bad Vibes, Birth, and Summer Knowledge are at Soda Bar; Zombie Surf Cap with Fractions and Dinosaur Ghost take over the Ken Club; Screamin’ Yeehaws, Clint Westwood and the Downs Family play at the Holding Company; Half the Animal and Creature Canyon perform at the House of Blues Voodoo Room; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at the Tower Bar. Dance options include Lane 8 and Luttrell at Music Box; Datsik, Darius at Bang Bang; Amtrac at El Camino; Damian Lazarus and Recondite (live) and Lee at Spin; Crizzly and Virtual Riot at House of Blues; Steve Aoki at Omnia; or Bear Grillz at Bassmnt.

Saturday, Laura Stevenson, Brawley and Jason Hanna & the Bullfighters are at the Casbah; GayC/DC, Geezer and No Small Children play at Soda Bar; The Routine and Boostive take over 710 Beach Club; Lady Dottie & the Diamonds hit the Holding Company; and night two of Railroad Earth is at the Belly Up. Get your dance on with CRSSD Festival at Waterfront Park; Bob Moses (Club Set) and HVOB at Music Box; Club Ascension at the Kava Lounge with yours truly; Chachi at Fluxx; Joyryde at Bassmnt; Fergie (DJ) at Omnia; or 2manyDJs (live) and Virgin Tears at Bang Bang.

Sunday, Red Hot Chili Peppers would’ve headlined Valley View Casino Center -- but the band released a statement Thursday morning postponing the show to March 21 at the same venue due to illness (tickets to the March 5 show will be honored at the new date); Bon Jovi play at Viejas Arena; and Desert Daze Caravan with Temples, Night Beats, Deap Vally, Froth and JJUUJJUU hits the Belly Up. More dancing with CRSSD Fest at Waterfront Park; Claude VonStroke at Bang Bang; Jackmaster B2B Eats Everything and Dusky (DJ set) and Peggy Gou at Spin; or Thomas Jack, Tensnake and Nathan Barato at Music Box.

Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.

Robin Roth is a familiar voice in the San Diego scene. She is on the air at 100.7 KFMBFM, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.

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