San Diego Fourth of July Weekend Events!

Friday, June 29

SoCal Showcase Music and Arts Festival at 4th&B St.San Diego

You can see the revival of Hawaiian music with people coming out with their own styles. Inspired by Earth Wind & Fire, Janis Joplin, the Bee Gees, the Average White Band and more will find thier way into the hearts (and ears) of the most discerning listeners and music enthusiasts! J BOOG’s eclectic blend of Reggae, R&B and Hip-Hop showcases his ability to display a multi-genre style that will captivate audiences worldwide. Tickets to the inaugural SoCAL Music Festival will go on sale Friday, June 29th with a limited number of presale available for $20.

Summer Fun on The 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival at Lou’s Records Encinitas

1)Concert by the Red Fox Tails and Mattson 2 (June 29, 5:30pm). Inspired and the Sleep, Glen and the Boys, and others keep “things rocking into the night” at Ducky Waddle’s.

2) June 30 Beach cleanup from Moonlight to Beacon’s (11:30am).

3) Music by Julie Cowley and Megan Combs at Surfy Surfy/Café Ipe (10-11am).

4) Concert follows at Leucadia Roadside Park by Superwave, Mattson 2, the Donkeys, a surf film by Ray Orate with live accompaniment by Boaz, more (11am-9pm).

The FREE event will also be followed by Beer garden, raffles, art activities for kids.

Saturday, June 30

INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH, AND BEYOND at WorldBeat Cultural Center Park Boulevard, San Diego

San Diego hosts presentation by author Luis Alberto Urrea for her book INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH and BEYOND! The presentation will be followed by panel discussion about border issues relating to SD. Pre-event reception promises “authentic Mexican cuisine,” music, book signing by Urrea (books available for purchase).

Intervention Saturday with DJ Skribble at Hard Rock

Intervention knows how to start off your4th of July weekend right, with two days of nonstop bumpin and grindin at the Hard Rock Hotel. Begin on Saturday, with DJ Skribble as you party by the fourth floor deck of this top San Diego Hotel. Tickets are $20.

 Sunday, July 01

Summer Chamber Music Festival at Shiley Theatre at University of San Diego

Musicians from around the world are partcipating in program like the Brahms “Piano Quintet,” Schumann’s “Piano Trio,” Beethoven’s “Serenade,” and duos for baroque cello and viola da gamba. On this seventh annual festival, opening will be with faculty concert.

Intervention Sunday with The Crystal Method at Hard Rock

Head back to the Hard Rock again on Sunday for a day filled with cabanas, day beds, umbrellas, and island-inspired décor for Intervention. Sunday, July 1st, get lost in the sounds of The Crystal Method and end the weekend with a bang. Tickets are $25.

Fortune’s 4th of July Pool Party ft. Andy Caldwell at Ivy

The Ivy Rooftop will be shinning with sun, house music, fashion, dancing, poolside lounging and all elite San Diego partiers! Featuring Andy Caldwell, other DJs keeping the all day part rockin include: Theron & DeVoy, Brady Spear, Deone, J-Sin, Flesch, Chris Liosi & Sean Wilson, Fishfonics, Huy Believe and more. Tickets are $35.

Tuesday, July 3

EDM ft. Sander Van Doorn at FLUXX

It’s 4th of July eve, and to us, it might as well be Independence Day, because we’re going to celebrate like it is! On Tuesday, July 3rd, FLUXX will be hosting EDM night featuring DJ Sander Van Doorn who will create an unforgettable dance experience. Expect a cover charge.

Wednesday, July 4

Survival of the Fittest at Bar West

Don’t be fooled by the “Sunday” headline. Bar West will be hosting Independence Day celebrations all week long. The party starts on Tuesday, July 3rd with Sid Vicious, then celebrates Wednesday, July 4th with Bamboozle, Thursday, July 5th with Mikey Beats, Friday, July 6th with Kyle Kaotik, Saturday, July 7th with Brett Bodley and Sunday, July 8th with Crooked. So don’t worry, you have plenty of chances to get in on the action! Cover charges will vary throughout the week.

Independence Night at Side Bar

Celebrate your independence at Side Bar bash Independence Night. Join the party as Brett Bodley will be keeping the beats flowing. This is going to be one heck of a celebration! Expect a cover charge.

LED Presents LA Riots at Wavehouse

You don’t have to wait for Sunday this time around to party at Wavehouse. For Fourth of July, this favorite venue will be celebrating the day with LA Riots as the headliner. This event is going to sell out quick, so get your $15 tickets early!

Ongoing until Sunday, July 8, 2012

mixtape at Horton Grand Hotel 311 Island Avenue, San Diego

miXtape is performed with rampant energy with variety of song-bites. Memory-triggers zip past includes: Pet Rocks, Pac-Man, Nelson Mandela and AIDS. Backed by Andy Ingersoll’s versatile band and under Kerry Meads’s feisty direction, miXtape is always entertaining and memory provoking. Prices start at $31.

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