91x's Robin Roth's weekend music picks include Rocket From the Crypt's return to a San Diego stage.
Say it isn’t so! Summer is almost over, and that means it’s time to get your Labor Day weekend on, starting with Thursday night. SoundDiego LIVE hits Winstons in Ocean Beach. The Devastators and Deadly Birds will be playing live, along with Garage 2 Glory winner Mad Traffic. You can get on the guest list for the party here. Other fun shenanigans include Glow Party 2.0 at the Belly Up, featuring sets by Rock the Discotek, DJ Man Cat, Digital Opinion, Will Hernandez, DrumBeats by Dre and Wattzup. Grab more details via this link. Plus, Blk Owl and Paradise Ultd. present Paradisco with Office Twins, Colour Vision and Blancnoire at Voyeur.
On Friday night, the final weekend of the Del Mar Concert Series kicks off with Rocket from the Crypt at the racetrack. Agent Orange headlines at the Casbah, with support from Rat City Riot, Secret Samurai and Parade of Horribles. Beehive and the Barracudas do their groove thing live at the Whistle Stop. For your dancing fix, J. Idol and Rags play a 2x4 set at Voyeur; you can get on the no-cover-before-10:30 p.m. list here. And at the new hip spot downtown, Bang Bang, it’s Mystery Skulls (Live). Make sure you get an Instagram photo in their Ryan Gosling bathroom.
Saturday pool-party action features DJ Paul Van Dyk at Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel, plus, there’s Adult Swim Saturday at the Dive Dayclub at Harrah’s Resort features 12th Planet and Kissy Sell Out. Or maybe you’re going to pig out in celebration of International Bacon Day at the Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest? There’s also Reggae Fest, featuring Ziggy Marley at the Del Mar Racetrack. Later that night, plenty of ways to get your dance on. DJ Z-Trip hits the Belly Up, and its Night 1 of Tramps Like Us at Valley View Casino Center. The Whistle Stop features the Booty Bassment DJs, with Diamonds in the Back. If you’re feeling naughty, Club Sabbat is the place to be, as Naughty School Night takes over Numb3rs. Dress as your favorite principal, teacher or student, and get ready for some fun. Don’t forget your ruler! On the live-music tip, Everest, the Heavy Guilt, Flaggs and Aaron Lee Tasjan play at the Casbah.
Sunday-fun-day pool-party action features Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel with Dutch DJ Ferry Corsten, while the 91x Summer Splash is at the Lafayette Hotel. Gareth Emery invades Voyeur on the road to Night 2 of Tramps Like Us, with UZ, Anna Luneo, Borgore, Chuckie, Gareth Every, R3hab and others at Valley View Casino Center. Plus, Cosmic Gold takes over the dance floor of AC Lounge with your host, MayStar.
Have a great holiday weekend and I’ll see 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. For more info about upcoming gigs, check out her event blog. Follow Robin on Twitter @robin_roth or submit your DJ listings here.