San Diego: This Weekend (Dec. 20-23)
All’s quiet and calm on the event front this weekend with top events including comedian Bobby Lee, Baauer at Omnia and a San Diego Sockers home game.
12.20: Hippie Sabotage
Calif.-based sibling DJ and production duo Hippie Sabotage (aka Kevin and Jeff Saurer) are perhaps best known for remixing Swedish crooner Tove Lo’s breakthrough hit, Habits (Stay High). The brothers have also released a handful of their own singles this year — I Found You, The Mist, and the three-song Hentai collection. — Scott McDonald
@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
12.20-22: Bobby Lee
“I was at a Starbucks, this really happened, this old man came up to me, and he goes, ‘Are you Korean?’ I got scared. I’m like, ‘Yeah.’ Then he goes, ‘I fought in the Korean War.’ I didn’t know whether to say, ‘Thank you,’ or ‘F***ing cool!’ or I don’t f***ing know, ya know? But what came out of my mouth was ‘Me too.’ Then he got mad. ‘WHAAAT!’ So I started improvising. ‘That’s my name, Mi Too.’” — Bobby Lee at the Laugh Factory.
@ The American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com
12.21: Coast Club
DJ and production trio Trevor Shawn, Ace Future and Spencer Regan performed as WeAreTreo for years, remixing Drake’s Fake Love and Twenty One Pilots’ Ride as self-proclaimed “surfers by day, DJs by night.” But with Regan out, the L.A.-based duo of Shawn and Future released their first single under the new moniker, Coastin’ (feat. Sammy Johnson), in August. — Scott McDonald
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
Remember all those Harlem Shake videos? Well, the DJ and producer behind the song that fueled them all — 29-year-old Harry Bauer Rodrigues — has since worked with the likes of Jay-Z, Pusha T, Future, M.I.A., Rae Sremmurd and more. His latest single, Company (feat. Soleima), was released in October. — Scott McDonald
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
12.21-23: Alonzo Bodden
“There is nothing more bitch-ass than a grown man as he puffs on flavored steam. Listen, you’re a man. You want to smoke, you risk cancer like a man. You don’t walk up to me puffing Cherry Jubilee for god’s sake.” — Alonzo Bodden on Historically Incorrect
@ The Comedy Store, thecomedystore.com/la-jolla
12.22: Del Barrio Market: Noche Buena
Calling all last minute shoppers! Head to the Barrio Logan Flea Market where tons of vendors will have pop-up spaces filled with vintage wares, jewelry and other handmade goods.
2146 Logan Ave., Barrio Logan, facebook.com/barriologanfleamarket
Twenty-one-year-old L.A.-based DJ/producer Julian Scanlan (aka Slushii) has remixed everyone from Skrillex, Kaskade, and Drake to The Chainsmokers, Maroon 5 and Ariana Grande. Scanlan released his debut full-length studio album, Out of Light, last year. — Scott McDonald
@ Parq, parqsd.com
12.22: Desert Hearts presents: XMAS Hearts
Giving back and community service are also fundamental parts of the Desert Hearts brand and it won’t be any different at this DJ-centric party that doubles as a toy drive for the San Diego community.
SPIN, 2028 Hancock St., San Diego, spinnightclub.com
12.23: A Filipino Christmas
It’s all hands on deck as chef DJ Tangalin prepares a traditional, all-you-can-eat Filipino feast served over banana leaves.
Bivouac Ciderworks, 3986 30th St., North Park, eventbrite.com
San Diego Sockers home games
12.22 vs Tacoma Stars
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