San Diego Weekend Events Friday July 19 to Sunday July 21, 2013

The countdown to a fun weekend has begun! Head on to San Diego Convention Center for [important]Comic-Con International[/important] this weekend and enjoy preview of upcoming feature films, portfolio review sessions with top comic books and video game companies, the Masquerade, costume contests, awards ceremonies along with celebrity appearances.


comic-con-internationalWhat: San Diego Comic-Con International 

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where: San Diego Convention Center

Description: San Diego Comic-Con 2013 is one of the most awaited entertainment expo of this year. The celebration of comic, movies, films along with celebrity appearances makes it a worthwhile event to look forward to. The Comic-Con convention gets around 500,000 visitors per year and is held at the San Diego Convention Center near San Diego Gaslamp District. Comic-Con is a signature summertime event for San Diego and this year you will enjoy San Diego Comic-Con from July 18 – 21, 2013.




hotline-comic-conWhat: Hotline Comic Con – Concert

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where: Warehouse, San Diego

Description: Hotline Comic-Con concert featuring Miami Horror (DJ set), Scattle (Hotline Miamai soundtrack), and Color Vision (Paradise ULTD).

 Cost: $15


gam3rCon-sandiegoWhat: GAM3RCON 2013

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where:  Tenth Avenue Theatre, San Diego

Description: Convention geared towards gamers and gaming celebrates tradition of interactive entertainment from dice, cards, and tabletop games to the latest innovations in digital interactive experiences. Video game arena, tournaments, retrocade, tabletop gaming lounge, gaming industry panels, geek theater and music, geek comedy night, gaming-themed art gallery, and rooftop parties.

Cost: $10 – $45


comic-con-weekendWhat: Comic Con Weekend 

When:  Friday July 19, 2013

Where: The Shout House, San Diego



Doors at 6pm, Pianos at 6:30pm

$5 Cover Before 7, $10 Cover After 7

NO COVER all night with COMIC CON Badge or Costume

HAPPY HOUR 6-7pm, $2 Any Draft Beer


Doors at 6pm, Pianos at 6:30pm

$5 Cover Before 7, $10 Cover After 7

NO COVER all night with COMIC CON Badge or Costume

$15 Hurricanes / $12 Refills

(& You Keep The Glass)

$8 Big Ass Beer/ $6 Refills

(& You Keep The Cup)


Doors at 7pm, Pianos at 8pm

NO COVER all night with COMIC CON Badge or Costume

$3 Budweiser Drafts

$4 Well Drinks

$3 Shot Special

$1 OFF Appetizers (Except fries)

Cost: Free


en-vogueWhat: En Vogue with San Diego Symphony

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South


One of the most popular female R&B groups of all-time, the seven-time Grammy-nominated group En Vogue will join with the San Diego Symphony to bring back hits like “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It),” “Free Your Mind” and “Don’t Let Go”.  The Friday, performance will include fireworks, and tickets are now 50% off regular prices.

The following sections are now half off for the July 19 show at 8 p.m.:

  • Grandstand … $11 (reg. $22)
  • Cabaret 1 … $22.50 (reg. $45)
  • Premium Cabaret … $31 (reg. $62)

The-B-52s-delmarWhat: The B-52s

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where: Del Mar Race Track & Turf Club, San Diego

Description: The B-52’s (The B-52s since 2008) are an American New Wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider (vocals, percussion, keyboards), Kate Pierson (organ, bass, vocals), Cindy Wilson (vocals, tambourine, guitar), Ricky Wilson (guitars), and Keith Strickland (drums, guitars, synthesizers, various instruments). Following Ricky Wilson’s death in 1985 Strickland switched full-time to guitar. The band subsequently added various musicians for their live shows. This included Sara Lee or Tracy Wormworth on (bass), Zachary Alford or Sterling Campbell on (drums, percussion) and Pat Irwin or Paul Gordon (keyboards & guitars).

Showpark-Horse-ShowWhat: Showpark Summer Festival Horse Show

When: Friday July 19, 2013

Where: Del Mar Horse Park, San Diego

Description: This event will take place at Horsepark, the Fairgrounds’ equestrian facility located about two miles east of the Fairgrounds at the intersection of El Camino Real and Via de la Valle.

Cost: Free



SanDiego-Heroes-Brew-FestivalWhat: San Diego Heroes Brew Festival

When: Saturday July 20, 2013

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North, San Diego

Description: Heroes Brew brings justice to San Diego Bay in the form of united craft brewers, solar powered live music, costume crusader contest with multiple prizes, power packed food trucks, and more! Join us for this fun-filled festival benefiting San Diego Coast Keeper at Embarcadero Park. Currently we have the following breweries: Karl Strauss, Coronado Brewing Co., Aztec Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing, Stone, Iron Fist, Butcher’s Brewing, Ballast Point, Mission, Monkey Paw, and Green Flash.

 Cost: $20-$60

FIESTA-DEL-SOL-SAN-DIEGOWhat: Fiesta Del Sol San Diego 2013

When: Saturday July 20, 2013

Where: Chicano Park, San Diego

Description: A street festival featuring performances, arts and culture, children’s area, and resources on health, education, civic engagement, and green/technology.



The-Eric-Andre-Show-LiveWhat: The Eric Andre Show Live!

When: Saturday July 20, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego

Description: Fans of Space Ghost: Coast To Coast and Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, it’s time to get excited — The Eric Andre Show is the brand-new slab of total talk show madness to hit Adult Swim. This brand-new anarchic kid on the (programming) block, hosted by Eric Andre (co-star of Don’t Trust The B—- in Apartment 23) and partner-in-crime Hannibal Buress, takes the form of a dingy late-night public-access chat program within an alternate reality. Amongst the strangeness, it creates its own distorted pop culture universe by conducting interviews with an unpredictable mix of actual celebrities, ‘fake’ celebrities and extreme real-life weirdos.

Cost: $12.50


summer-concert-seriesWhat: Summer Concert Series

When: Sunday July 21, 2013

Where: The Grand Del Mar

Description: The Grand Del Mar will spotlight an array of musical talent–from the folk rock tunes of Delta Rae to the Grammy Award-winning Steve Tyrell–during its second annual Summer Concert Series at The Grand presented by BMW Encinitas.

This year’s line-up includes:

-July 21: Delta Rae

-July 28: ARRIVAL from Sweden

-August 4: The Fabulous Thunderbirds

-August 11: The Ultimate Stones, a Rolling Stones tribute band

-August 18: Vienna Teng

-August 25: Steve Tyrell

-September 1: Patrizio Buanne

 Cost: $65+

Delta-Rae-sandiegoWhat: Delta Rae

When: Sunday July 21, 2013

Where: The Grand Del Mar, San Diego

Description: Seymour Stein s office sits way up in the high rises of the Rockefeller Plaza; a corner office, with a beautiful view out over New York City, its surfaces cluttered with all of the memorabilia, awards and accumulated paraphernalia of a lifetime spent in the music industry. The band duly launched into Hey Hey Hey, a joyous, rollicking tune that begins with an exquisite four-part harmony.

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