San Diego’s Top Weekend Events: Comics, Racing And ‘Rumours’
Friday, July 21, 2017
Credit: Courtesy of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Nina Garin, editor/producer, KPBS/Arts Calendar
This weekend is all about free concerts, Latino art and Fleetwood Mac.
Del Mar Summer Concert Series
Del Mar Racing is back in San Diego and that means the return of 4 O'Clock Fridays. These are afternoon horse races that conclude with a free concert after the day's final race. It begins tonight with the reggae band Tribal Seeds.
The series continues with Violent Femmes, Eagles of Death Metal, Lord Huron, Ludacris and Steve Aoki among others. The concerts are for ages 18 and over, and if you show up after the races, there will be a $20 entry fee.
Details: Around 8 p.m. Fridays. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. Free with race admission or $20.
Visual arts, Music
Border X Brewing presents Chicano-Con, an alternative comics and music event that highlights the work of Latino artists.
Friday brings a meet and greet with artist and writer Lalo Alcaraz, with music by Santa Pa Ti; Saturday features arts, crafts and games for all ages; and Sunday will highlight the art of Barrio cartoonist Junco, where he will be doing live portrait sketches.
Comic-Con attendees will also get 10 percent off all drinks.
Details: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Border X Brewing, 2181 Logan Ave., Barrio Logan. Free.
Fleetmac Wood 'Rumours' Rave
Fleetmac Wood is a group of DJs that exclusively play the music of Fleetwood Mac, whether it's original songs, re-mixes or club edits.
The group will throw a dance party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album "Rumours," one of the best-selling albums of all time. Put on your '70s best and dance to "Gold Dust Woman," "The Chain," "Don't Stop" and, of course, "Go Your Own Way."
Details: 9:30 p.m. Friday. Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy. $7 to $25.
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