16 Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend


Jared Logan is a headlining comedian who has appeared on Comedy Central’s The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, TJ Miller’s Mash Up, John Oliver ‘s New York Stand-Up Show, as well as in his own half-hour special. He was a series regular on VH1’s Best Week Ever and TruTV’s World’s Dumbest. His debut comedy album, My Brave Battle, was hailed by Vulture as one of the best stand-up specials of the year. Jared currently writes for The Late Late Show with James Corden and is the host of The Secret Masters podcast.

5.26-28: Jared Logan @ American Comedy Co.,

5.27: Moderat @ Observatory North Park,

This electronic trio tours internationally in support of its new album, III, which dropped in April.

5.27: Breakbot @ Bang Bang,

In February, this French house music producer released Still Waters, his sophomore album.

5.27: The Who @ Valley View Casino Center,

The five-decade- spanning rock band wraps its two-year The Who Hits 50! Tour on June 18 at the Azkena Rock Festival in Spain.

5.27: The Lumineers @ SDSU’s Open Air Theatre,

Following the April 8 release of their new album, Cleopatra, these indie folk artists kicked off a supporting worldwide tour.

5.27: Martin Garrix @ OMNIA San Diego,

DJ Mag ranks this progressive house 19-year-old (who turns 20 on May 14) No. 3 on its 2015 “Top 100 DJs” list.

“I think it’s neat that guys still check out my tits when I’m 7 months pregnant.” - Christina Pazsitzky on Twitter
5.27-28: Christina Pazsitzky @ The Comedy Store,

5.27-6.12: 42nd Street
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Downtown

Cheer for the underdog in this production that revolves around dancer Peggy Sawyer and her dreams to go from chorus girl to Broadway star.

5.28: All White Boat Party, Inspiration Yacht, San Diego Bay

One thousand Finest City folks dressed entirely in white will dance the night away on this annual three-hour cruise, which floats people’s boats with five bars, three floors of live bands and a hookah lounge.

5.28: The Iron Maidens @ Brick by Brick,

All-female tribute band to heavy metalers Iron Maiden.

5.28-30: My Life Every Day USA @ Valley View Casino Center,

EDMers Dillon Francis and Zeds Dead headline this annual Memorial Day rager in Point Loma, with support from Bassjackers, Cash Cash, Tritonal and many others.

5.28-6.26: Tokyo Fish Story
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park

Sushi, anyone? Master chef Koji’s acclaimed restaurant in Tokyo is in dire need of a generational facelift, and his prote?ge? has to break it to him.

Get wrapped up in a display of nearly 50 quilts whose designs echo 19th- and early 20th-century color theories and optical illusions in this exhibit on loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

5.28-9.4: “Quilts and Color”
The San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

As part of the San Diego Zoo’s centennial celebration, MOPA presents this showcase of animal portraitures and other creature/critter photography.

5.28-10.9: “Beauty and the Beast: The Animal in Photography”
Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)
1649 El Prado, Balboa Park

5.29: Pier Pressure Yacht Party, Inspiration Yacht, San Diego Bay

Embark upon a nightclub-esque cruise around San Diego Bay while raging to the beats of six DJs, including house remixer Donald Glaude (pictured).

5.29: Vista Strawberry Festival, Main Street, Vista

Enjoy five stages of live bands and chilled selections from the beer garden before checking out live chalk-art displays and entering the strawberry pie-eating contest.