20 Things to Do This Weekend


7.28-30 Aries Spears @ American Comedy Co.,

“I’m at a very frustrating point in my career because I’m not a millionaire. Like, people assume, ‘cause you’re in movies or TV, you’re rich. I’m not rich, but I’m far from broke. I’m what you call a ‘thousandaire.’ ” - Aries Spears on Comedy Central Presents

7/28-30: The Wailers @ Belly Up Tavern

Bob Marley formed and fronted this reggae band until his death in 1981.

7/29: Papa Roach @ Pala Casino

These hard rockers plan to release a new album sometime this year.

7/29: Fitz and the Tantrums @ Del Mar Racetrack

This six-piece indie pop act dropped its new, self-titled album June 10.

7/29: Trace Adkins @ Embarcadero Marina Park South

Country artist best known for his hits “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” (2005), “Ladies Love Country Boys” (2006) and “You’re Gonna Miss This” (2008), among others.

7/29: Ookay @ OMNIA San Diego,

This San Diego-based DJ/producer recently bashed Soundcloud for disabling his account, which has since been restored.

7.29-30 Craig Shoemaker @ The Comedy Palace,

“My mother gave me my driving instructions, that’s right. I’m not such a great driver but I can change all my clothes at a stop light.” - Craig Shoemaker on Comedy Central Presents

7.29-30: La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival
Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla

Fashion filmmakers descend on La Jolla for a seventh year to screen, discuss and toast the genre’s top films from around the world.

7/30: Ziggy Marley @ Del Mar Racetrack

Bob Marley’s eldest son dropped his new reggae album, Ziggy Marley, in May.

7.30: Unleashed By Petco Surf Dog Competition
Imperial Beach

This annual and adorable surf competition has fearless K9s hanging 20, with proceeds benefiting the San Diego Humane Society.

7/30: Sultan & Shephard @ OMNIA San Diego,

This Grammy-nominated Canadian DJ/production duo recently released remixes of Jack Wins’ “Give It Up,” and 3lau’s “Is It Love.”

7/30: Julieta Venegas @ House of Blues

This Long Beach-born Mexican pop rocker performs en espan?ol.

7/30: Sublime with Rome @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre

In 2009, former Sublime bassist Eric Wilson teamed up with singer- slash-guitarist Rome Ramirez to form this new reggae band.

7/30: Air Supply @ Pechanga Resort & Casino

Soft rock duo known for a slew of sappy singles including “All Out of Love” (1980), “Lost in Love” (1980) and “Making Love Out of Nothing at All” (1983).

7.30-9.3: “25th Annual Juried Exhibition”
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall St., La Jolla

Athenaeum’s annual show hits a quarter-century, exposing some of San Diego’s top artists and their work from the past five years.

7.30-9.4: Meteor Shower
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park

When Norm and Corky invite another couple to watch a meteor shower in their backyard, the ensuing conversation and marital tension are out-of-this-world comedic.

7/31: Nicky Jam @ SDSU’s Viejas Arena

Reggaeton performer Nick Rivera Caminero, aka Nicky Jam, wraps his Fenix Tour on this night in America’s Finest.

7.31: Solana Beach Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike
Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach

This coastal competition comprises a quarter-mile ocean swim through Fletcher Cove, a 9-mile bike ride and a 3-mile run along the Pacific Coast Highway.

7.31: San Diego Aviators Season Kick-Off
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad

San Diego’s professional tennis team battles its Orange County rivals, The Breakers, in the first of six 2016 home meets.

7/31: Chris Botti @ Thornton Winery

Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter out of Portland, Oregon.