23 Things to Do This Weekend


“The ‘80s is my time, y’all. I loved the ‘80s, ‘cause I was in school in the ‘80s, I had good credit in the ‘80s, and Michael Jackson was black in the ‘80s, y’all.” - Loni Love on Comedy Central Presents
5.12-14: Loni Love @ American Comedy Co.,

5.13: Showtek @ OMNIA San Diego,

David Guetta and this Dutch EDM twosome collaborated on the tracks “No Money No Love,” “Sun Goes Down” and “Bad” on Guetta’s 2014 Listen album.

5.13: Moonshine Bandits @ Brick by Brick,

Dusty “Tex” Dahlgren and Brett “Bird” Brooks compose this country rap duo.

5.13: The Rocket Summer @ Quartyard,

OneRepublic, Goo Goo Dolls and Paramore are a few of the bands with which this alt. rock group has toured.

5.13: Love and Theft @ Moonshine Flats,

Country duo most recognized by its 2009 single, “Runaway.”

5.13: Andrew Bird @ Music Box,

Indie rock instrumentalist Andrew Bird composed the opening song for FX’s Baskets, starring Zach Galifianakis.

5.13: Channel 93.3 Summer Kick-Off Concert @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

Top 40 artists Gwen Stefani (pictured), Ariana Grande, Flo Rida, Fifth Harmony, Iggy Azalea and others perform at this annual summertime music fest in Chula Vista.

5.13: Steel Panther @ House of Blues,

Glam metalers known for their over-the-top personas and lyrical parodies.

“I’m 25-percent white, and occasionally that 25 stands out in stuff I’m into. I just gotta blame it on the 25; it don’t really match up with a black guy. I like to go to the movie theater and shut the hell up. That’s the 25.” - Tony Baker on Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution
5.13-14: Tony Baker @ The Comedy Store,

“I figured out how Trump will get Mexico to pay for the wall. #IfTrumpWins, it’s in their best interest to keep the fleeing Americans out.” - Eric Schwartz on Twitter
5.13-14: Eric Schwartz @ The Comedy Palace,

5.13-15: Pennywise @ Observatory North Park,

Good Riddance, T.S.O.L. and Youth Brigade, respectively, open for punk outfit Pennywise at these three performances in North Park.

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5.13-6.19: Camp David
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park

Pop by the president’s retreat in 1978, when, for 13 days, Israeli, Egyptian and U.S. leaders smoothed out an agreement for the far-flung concept of peace in Middle East.

5.14: Festival of Colors, Oceanside Pier Amphitheater

Celebrate winter’s passing and the arrival of spring by throwing neon- hued powders at friends and strangers while singing, dancing and doing yoga to live entertainment in this homage to ancient Indian tradition.

5.14: Billy Joel @ Petco Park,

The “Piano Man” (Billy Joel’s nickname and title of his 1973 hit) returns to San Diego for the first time in 15 years to play his only California show scheduled for 2016.

5.14: Kris Allen @ Music Box,

This pop rock artist and American Idol Season Eight alum is expecting the birth of his second child in June.

5.14: Motion City Soundtrack @ House of Blues,

These alt. rockers plan to disband after the last date of their So Long, Farewell tour this summer.

5.14: Getter @ Bassmnt,

In March, this dubstep DJ dropped his Radical Dude! EP.

5.14: Hillcrest Craft Beer Crawl, several Hillcrest locations

Partake in a self-guided stroll along University Avenue to sample selected craft brews from several neighborhood breweries and restaurants.

Fine artist Amandalynn, whose newest series captures the beauty of cyclical changes within nature and human nature, will paint a mural on the ArtHatch building May 4 to 14.

5.14-6.4: “Season of Change,” by Amandalynn
Distinction Gallery
317 E Grand Ave., Escondido

Local artists Andrew McNamara and Ricardo Ales return to Thumbprint to present their latest drawings in a beautifully bizarre tag-teamed show.

5.14-6.5: “Extant,” by Andrew McNamara and Ricardo Ales
Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline St., La Jolla

Rooted in retrospect, this rotating exhibit celebrates the past 15 years and what’s to come at Art Produce, inviting back 25 local artists who’ve exhibited at the gallery previously.

5.14-7.3: “Looking Back/Forward”
Art Produce Gallery
3139 University Ave., North Park

5.15: Bay Bridge Run, starting line at Park Boulevard and Harbor Drive, Downtown

Run this panoramic four-mile course from downtown San Diego, across the San Diego- Coronado Bay Bridge and into Coronado’s Tidelands Park for the post-race party.

5.15: Snoop Dogg @ FLUXX,

In February, D-O-Double-Gizzle said via Instagram that he’d rather smoke weed at home than attend the Grammy Awards - the rapper has yet to take home a golden trophy, despite 17 nominations.