Dogg Days of Summer

Robin Roth highlights the best shows coming our way this weekend

Friday, Hot Chip and Marcus Marr are at the Observatory North Park; Z-Trip and Teeko (live) take over the Belly Up; Dave Matthews Band hit Sleep Train Amphitheatre; Tower of Power with Average White Band are at Humphreys Concerts By the Bay; Pepper play at the Del Mar Racetrack as part of the Del Mar Concert Series; Sea Base, Creature and the Woods, Creature Canyon and Takahashi are at the Casbah; Hills Like Elephants and Botanica Chango play at the Whistle Stop; Cumbia Machin, Sonidero Travesura, Angel Peralta Project and DJ Vieja Lowbo are at the Merrow; The New Addiction, Misc. Ailments, One I Red and Nothing Sacred play at Soda Bar; Jet West (CD release), Krooked Treez, Broken Stems and Casey Turner are at Music Box; Unsteady, the Downs Family, the Lexicons and San Diego City Soul Club take over the Ken Club; the Gargoyles, the Phantoms and the Bum Deals hit the Black Cat; and Hirie and Gonzo play at Winston's. Get your dance on with Subdvsn Presents Mark Starr/Dirtybird and Hotfire/Nightbass at Spin; Infected Mushroom at Bassmnt; Louisahhh at Bang Bang; Dash Berlin at Omnia; or ‘80s & ‘90s at Bar Pink.

Saturday, Face To Face and the Dwarves take over the Observatory North Park; Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Kevin Gates, Jhene Aiko, Casey Veggies and DJ Drama hit Sleep Train Amphitheatre; Blackout Party (record release), the New Kinetics, the Slashes and Mrs. Henry are at the Casbah; Beer X featuring Zebrahead, Blink 180 True, Green Today, Rifftide and Dead Feather Moon takes over Liberty Station; The Zeros, Cruz Radical and the Bassics are at Til-Two; Pingerton (a Weezer tribute) is at the Ken Club; Ages and Ages, and Chris Pureka are at Soda Bar; Hirie with Scarlett & the Fever play at Winston's; The PettyBreakers and Easy Wind are at the Belly Up; and Stranger, E.N Young and Thrive play at Music Box.  Dance options include Club Sabbat with yours truly at Numb3rs; Booty Bassment at the Whistle Stop; Sleepy Tom at Bang Bang; and DJ Mike Delgado at Bar Pink.

Sunday, Tiki by the Bay with Creepxotica and DJ Tony Bongos takes over Loews Coronado Resort; Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears and Blank Range are at the Casbah; and Vaud and the Villains with Sophia Alone take over the Belly Up.

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

Robin Roth promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.

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