21 Things to Do This Weekend


8.12: Indigo Girls @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay,

The Grammy Award-winning folk duo released their 14th studio album, “One Lost Day,” last year.

8.12: Buddy Guy

@ Pala,

The legendary blues guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has won multiple Grammy Awards and been presented with the National Medal of Arts. Jeff Beck opens.

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8.12-13: Seth MacFarlane

@ Embarcadero Marina Park South,

The filmmaker, singer and creator of Family Guy and American Dad spends two nights showcasing his singing chops in a show titled “Seth MacFarlane and the Great American Songbook.”

8.12-13: Paul Morrissey @ The Comedy Store La Jolla ,

“I had to rent a car last week, and it never does a lot for your self-esteem when you go to the rental place and ask for the cheapest discount car you can get, then they give you the same car that you actually own.” - Paul Morrissey on Late Night with David Letterman

8.12-13: The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive,
Ste. D, Solana Beach

Learn what women want according to five boneheads, all performed by Robert Dubac, in a one-man show that pokes fun at the gender gap.

8.12-27: Disney’s Beauty and The Beast
Kit Carson Park Amphitheatre
3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido

This (way) off-Broadway adaptation of Disney’s 1991 smash-hit film tells the tale of a man who’s transformed into a monster - and the woman whose love sets him free.

8.12: Nghtmre @ Omnia,

Here’s a chance to see the trap DJ called “Skrillex 2.0” before he teams up with Slander for the Gud Vibrations North American Tour.

8.12-15: Latin Food Fest @ Embarcadero Marina Park North, Downtown,
Soak in Latin food, drinks and music as FOX MasterChef Claudia Sandoval and other cheflebrities bring their gastronomic A-games to the downtown waterfront for special dinners, a grand tasting event and more.

8.12-9.3: “Immortalized: Sometimes Beauty Never Fades”
ArtHatch/Distinction Gallery
317 E. Grand Ave., Escondido

ArtHatch pays homage to hotrods in this sixth annual event featuring auto-inspired art and a custom car show.

8.13: Bondax @ Bang Bang,

English duo Bondax (Adam Kaye and George Townsend) haven’t released much music lately, but that hasn’t stopped these young DJs from amassing nearly six million followers on Soundcloud.

8.13: 311 @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club,

In 2014, these Nebraska-based funk rockers released their 11th studio album, “STER3OL1TH1C” - their first record in six years.

8.13: Jason Aldean

@ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

Ahead of his seventh album (“They Don’t Know,” which drops in September), country singer Jason Aldean brings his Six String Circus Tour to Chula Vista to perform his new hit “Lights Come On” and classics including “My Kind of Party.”

8.13: Cardiff Dog Days of Summer @ Newcastle Ave., Aberdeen Dr. and Liverpool Dr., Cardiff-by-the-Sea,
More than 10,000 four-legged fur balls and their human counterparts are expected to kick up their paws by the beach for a day of tail-wagging fun including K9 competitions and a dog-and-owner lookalike contest.

8.13: Mira Mesa Festival of Beers @ Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa,
More than 30 breweries will tap kegs in Mira Mesa during an outdoor beer-tasting session paired with the sounds of San Diego Music Award winners The Routine.

8.13: Yoga for Hope @ Petco Park, East Village,
Downward dogs will feel uplifting at this outdoor fundraiser in Petco Park, where hundreds of yogis will bend over backwards to help raise funds for City of Hope’s fight against life-threatening illnesses.

8.13: Steve Martin and Martin Short @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal,

“I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.” - Steve Martin in Born Standing Up

8.13-14: ArtWalk@Liberty Station @ Arts District at Liberty Station, Point Loma,
Peruse and purchase works by more than 200 visual artists and enjoy an interactive art project, a dozen live musical performances and street food.

8.13-9.4: “Works of Wisdom”
Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline St., La Jolla

Find underlying messages depicted in more than 10 artists’ works inspired by adages, idioms and quotations.


CityFest @ Fifth Ave. and University Ave., Hillcrest,


Celebrate Hillcrest’s community spirit during an enormous street party featuring a beer garden, blocks of food/artisan/vendor booths and an after-hours, DJ-driven dance party under the neighborhood’s iconic neon sign.

8.14: Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas

@ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

Friends since co-starring in the 2008 Disney Channel film “Camp Rock,” the two pop megastars are hitting the road together on the Future Now Tour.

8.14-9.18: Love’s Labor’s Lost
The Old Globe - Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park

Shakespeare’s romantic comedy follows four schoolmates struggling to swear off women for three years - just as perfect ones stroll through the door.