San Diego

A Jungle of a Weekend

Swing into the weekend with Robin Roth's show picks

Friday, the Mowgli’s, KI and Bad Kids are at Music Box; Maxwell, Common and Ledisi take over Valley View Casino Center; The Family Stone and Jonny Tarr perform at Belly Up; Birdy Bardot has her record release show with the Heavy Guilt, the Dead Ships and Dani Bell & the Tarantist at Casbah; The Kabbs, Creepseed and Pretty Vacant play at Whistle Stop; Sprung Monkey, BOSSFIGHT, Roman Watchdogs, Punchcard and Let's Face It take over Brick by Brick; Aldous Harding and Midnight Sister perform at Soda Bar; Disciples of the Watch (Tribute to Testament), A Perfect Tool (Tribute to Tool & A Perfect Circle), Up the Irons (Tribute to Iron Maiden) and Sonic Moonshine Brixton 76 (Tribute to the Clash) are at House of Blues; and In Your Neighborhood with Lou Niles takes over Pour House. Get your dance on with Alexander Lewis & Mad Zach at Bang Bang; Through Being Cool: San Diego’s Original Emo Night with Steven Oira of My American Heart & Derek Hubbard at Blonde; or Borgeous at Omnia.

Start your Saturday with the Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook Off, the San Diego Summer Brew Fest at Liberty Station, the Switchfoot Bro-Am at Moonlight Beach or Arts & Amps at Karl Strauss Brewery in PB with the Donkeys and Well Well Well. Later that night, Galactic and Con Brio are at Music Box; Supersuckers, Jesse Dayton and the Andrew McKeag Band play at Casbah; Schizophonics and Hiroshima Mockingbirds perform at Black Cat Bar; Peter Bradley Adams and Anna Tivel perform an early show at Soda Bar followed by a later one by Tengger Cavalry, Felix Martin and Helsott; the Switchfoot Bro-Am After-Party featuring Tom Curren and more is at Belly Up; Taken by Canadians, Creature & the Woods and the Bad Vibes are at The Merrow; and the Cured and Planet Earth (Duran Duran Tribute) perform at House of Blues. Dance options include Club Sabbat at Numb3rs with yours truly, Zimmer and Boys Don't Disco at Bang Bang, Booty Bassment at Whistle Stop or DJ Politik at Omnia.

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 weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 91X, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.

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