The Weekend the Earthless Stood Still

Robin Roth highlights the best shows coming our way this weekend

Friday, the Vans Warped Tour takes over Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot (check out the SoundDiego interview with Capsize); The Last Shadow Puppets play at the Observatory North Park; Girl Talk hits the Del Mar Racetrack as part of the Del Mar Summer Concert Series; Taking Back Tuesday and the Warped Tour After Party is at the Casbah; Emily Wolfe, Spero and Jimmy Ruelas are at Soda Bar; Metalachi and Electric Warrior take over Music Box; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at Tower Bar. Get your dance on with Hotel Garuda at Bang Bang; Wuki at Bassmnt; and Audien at Omnia.

Start your Saturday with the Vinyl Junkies Record Swap at the Casbah; Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot plays at the Del Mar Racetrack; Flogging Molly, Frank Turner and Chuck Ragan take over the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre; Earthless, Lexicon Devil and Sacri Monti play at the Belly Up; God Module is at the Kava Lounge; Stage Kids (CD Release), Weatherbox, Nicely and Jr Jarris are at the Casbah; Jungle Fire, Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, DJs Bob Green, Marsellus Wallas & Inform hit Soda Bar; and Drab Majesty and Some Ember are at the Hideout. Dance options include Night Bass Summer Phases: Redlight, Wax Motif, AC Slater and Hotfire at Music Box; Walker & Royce at Bang Bang; and Fergie (DJ set) at Omnia.

Get your Sunday going with the al-ages, free event Luigipalooza; The Nightowls, the Schizophonics and DJ Claire are at Soda Bar; Shabazz Palaces DJ Set and DJ Artistic take over the Casbah; and the Screamin YeeHaws, Drunkin Punkin Idiots, Se Vende and Desert Suns play at Winston’s.

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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