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  • Fight Night returns to Parq Nightclub

    Fight Night returns to Parq Nightclub

    Get ready to watch a major smackdown over at Parq Nightclub for the second installment of Fight Night: MMA Cage Fights taking place on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. The event gathers top fighters from the West Coast who have competed in various stages including the UFC. Prepare to see lots of striking,...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Sept. 29-Oct. 2)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Sept. 29-Oct. 2)

    From Fashion Week San Diego to CRSSD Festival, there's plenty to do this weekend in San Diego.    Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) Fashion Week San Diego – Thursday through Sunday Four days of fashion from San Diego’s top emerging designers will take over La Jolla during Fashion Week San Diego. The...

  • CRSSD Fest stages have unique vibe

    CRSSD Fest stages have unique vibe

    Returning for its fall 2016 incarnation, the CRSSD Fest is promising to be another incredible weekend of innovative music and inspiring performances. With a commitment to championing edgier, forward-thinking acts and bringing together artists of different backgrounds, CRSSD will take over Waterfront...

  • Grab a brew with ... The Schizophonics

    Grab a brew with ... The Schizophonics

    Rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well in San Diego, with the sound of The Schizophonics reverberating through speakers. The band, comprising Pat and Lety Beers, has been shaking up sound waves in San Diego with their time-warping, make-you-wanna-dance-and-yell, garage-based music.  DiscoverSD recently...

  • CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park for fourth time

    CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park for fourth time

    San Diego does not have the same cachet as such Electronic Dance Music hot spots as Las Vegas, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. But, slowly but surely, the scene here has become increasingly vibrant. And CRSSD Festival, which returns to Waterfront Park Saturday and Sunday for the fourth...

  • Keep the party going at CRSSD "After Dark"

    Keep the party going at CRSSD "After Dark"

    Get ready to get all CRSSD up. The two-day music fest is back, and if you can’t make it during the day or want to keep the fun going once the festival ends, the “After Dark” lineup has you covered. Read below to see which of your favorite DJs and artists will be performing around San Diego once...

  • CRSSD Fest releases day-by-day set times

    CRSSD Fest releases day-by-day set times

    CRSSD Fest will make its triumphant return to Waterfront Park on Oct. 1 and 2 with a strong lineup of EDM-based artists and DJs that you won’t want to miss.  The festival has revealed their official set times for each day, offering fest-goers three different stages and a variety of artists to choose...

  • This week’s top concerts in San Diego

    This week’s top concerts in San Diego

    TUESDAY DJ Shadow The hip-hop turntablist celebrated his 20th year of making music with the release of his sixth studio album, “The Mountain Will Fall,” in June. 8 p.m. Tuesday. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $27.50-$50. All ages. (619) 299-2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego Dolly...

  • See colors as you've never seen them

    See colors as you've never seen them

    Synesthesia: a subjective sensation or image of a sense (as of color) other than the one (as of sound) being stimulated. — Merriam-Webster Ever heard this fifty-cent word? I know it because I experience it often in my life. When I listen to music or when I meditate, I “hear” and “see” colors, whether...

  • Beck, blink-182 to headine 91X's "Wrex the Halls" concerts

    Beck, blink-182 to headine 91X's "Wrex the Halls" concerts

    Beck and blink-182 will headline radio station 91X-FM's annual "Wrex the Halls" concerts at Valley View Casino Center on, respectively, Dec. 10 and 11. (Ticket prices and on-sale information appear at the conclusion of this article). Beck, who rose to international prominence in 1994 with his slacker...

  • Grub, drink and hang at this San Diego Zoo party

    Grub, drink and hang at this San Diego Zoo party

    Get up close and personal with the animals of the San Diego Zoo while tasting the best in local food, wine and beer at the Food, Wine & Brew celebration on Saturday, Sept. 24. The wildlife event will provide attendees a special evening of mingling with animals, dancing to live music and enjoying...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Sept. 22-25)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Sept. 22-25)

    From Tiesto at OMNIA to the Del Mar Mud Run, there's plenty to do this weekend in San Diego. 

  • I dare you to... jetpack

    I dare you to... jetpack

    About three years ago, I was paddle boarding around Point Loma when suddenly, a man emerged out of the water buzzing up toward the sky like it was 2050. I practically fell over. This was no Jesus walking on water, and my eyes did not deceive me. This was a man in flight. Fast-forward to now, and...

  • Your complete guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego

    Your complete guide to Oktoberfest in San Diego

    Supersize steins, giant pretzels, lederhosen and, of course, incredible Oktoberfest beers are taking over San Diego starting this weekend. With so many opportunities to experience the German festivities around town, we have compiled the best of Oktoberfest events for you to check out. Get ready...

  • Artists present impressive bodies of work at Sparks Gallery

    Artists present impressive bodies of work at Sparks Gallery

    Living in a coastal city, we are accustomed (some might say numb) to seeing bodies clad in bikinis and board shorts. “Physique,” a group show at Sparks Gallery in the Gaslamp Quarter, pulls us out of our visual apathy and brings a mindful clarity to our most prized personal possession. The exhibition...

  • New fall album releases

    New fall album releases

    Warpaint – Heads Up (Sept. 23) Warpaint releases its new album "Heads Up" on Sept. 23. (Courtesy photo) As Warpaint, members Emily Kokal, Theresa Wayman, Jenny Lee Lindberg and Stella Mozgawa took 2015 off. And if their new album is any indication, the L.A. indie-rockers might want to consider...

  • Border wines evolve with San Diegan’s help

    Border wines evolve with San Diegan’s help

    You might assume that holding the title of beverage director for an organization as large and powerful as Cohn Restaurant Group would give a person a demeanor of entitlement and ego. But Maurice DiMarino approaches with a warm smile and relaxed manner that instantly puts people at ease. His linen...

  • Digging North Park's new farmers market

    Digging North Park's new farmers market

    It has been six months since the North Park Thursday Market opened in its new and expanded location, perhaps you would like to celebrate with a kefir soda? No? Then how about a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free snickerdoodle? Beet hummus? Beets? Whether your answer is “All of the above,”...

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, Seu Jorge set San Diego shows

    Red Hot Chili Peppers, Seu Jorge set San Diego shows

    The concert tours by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Brazilian troubadour Seu Jorge are both San Diego-bound.Ticket information for both shows here appears below. The Peppers, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012, will perform March 5 at Valley View Casino Center. Their date here...

  • This week’s top concerts in San Diego

    This week’s top concerts in San Diego

    Shows in town this week include Leon Bridges, Tiesto and Atmosphere

  • KAABOO announces 2017 dates, but big improvements are needed

    KAABOO announces 2017 dates, but big improvements are needed

    It’s been barely 11 hours since KAABOO Del Mar concluded its 2016 edition, but the festival’s producers have already announced dates for next year's three-day edition. It will take place Sept. 15-17, 2017, and “early bird” passes, priced at $199 to $2,599, plus service fees, are already on sale....

  • The Shelters shake up KAABOO on Saturday night

    The Shelters shake up KAABOO on Saturday night

    L.A.-based band, The Shelters, shook the Tourmaline stage on Saturday night of KAABOO Del Mar with extreme guitar rifts and a real deal, rock-n-roll sound. It’s no surprise that the quartet exhibits that sort of old-school rock charm, produced by the legendary Tom Petty. The Shelters nailed a set...

  • Plush, upscale KAABOO festival a long way from Woodstock

    Plush, upscale KAABOO festival a long way from Woodstock

    DEL MAR — Woodstock was never like this. KAABOO Del Mar, which concludes its second annual three-day run Sunday at the Del Mar Racetrack and fairgrounds, is a uniquely mud-free, muss-free festival. While it’s open to all ages, its target audience is older, well-heeled music fans who enjoy the finer...

  • Jimmy Buffett turns KAABOO into giant beach party

    Jimmy Buffett turns KAABOO into giant beach party

    DEL MAR —  Jimmy Buffett was right in his easy-going element Friday night at KAABOO Del Mar, where he drew an overflow crowd to his headlining set on the Sunset Cliffs Stage. At 69-going-on-16, this quintessentially laid back troubadour has been transforming his concerts into giant beach parties...

  • Gavin DeGraw talks growing up and new music at KAABOO

    Gavin DeGraw talks growing up and new music at KAABOO

    Sitting in his home, a plush yet quaint house on wheels, Gavin DeGraw looks out onto the outer-edge of the Del Mar Fairgrounds where a giant hot air balloon is slowly rising up into the sky. He reminisces about a terrifying experience in which his brother abandoned him on a similar-looking basket...

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