All tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling (619) 220-8497 or by going to http://www.ticketmaster.com, unless otherwise noted.
Get a frosty umbrella drink in your hand and take in the tropical sounds of Jimmy Buffet at Coors Amphitheatre. Buffet is sure to play all the favorites such as “”Margaritaville”” and “”Cheeseburger in Paradise.”” Tickets start at $28.50 and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Celebrate Bob Dylan’s 60th birthday at Dizzy’s with a night of Dylan music by Steve White, Chuck Perrin, Berkley Hart, Joel Rafael and Steve Maris. Cover is $10 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For more information call (858) 270-7467.
California pop-punk group The Dragons will be at The Casbah, along with Furious IV and THE Malakas. The Dragons will be promoting their most recent release, “”Live at the Casbah.”” Call (619) 232-4355 for more information.
Celebrate the birthday of jazz great Miles Davis with an evening of his music at Dizzy’s by the tribute group ESP. The sets start at 8:45 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The cover is $8. Call Dizzy’s at (858) 270-7467 for more information.
Check out Reggae At The Bay with headliners Eek-A-Mouse. Reggae At The Bay will be at the Navy Pier, which is on Harbor Drive just south of Broadway. Tickets start at $30 and the event starts at 5 p.m. Barrington Levy, Don Carlos, Morgan Heritage and Sanchez will also perform.
Indie rockers No Knife will perform at The Casbah. This San Diego group has built a large and devoted following since getting together in 1993. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Call (619) 220-8497 for ticket prices.
The Goldfish have been known to add their own twist to ’70s funk and dance songs. You can catch their wild stage antics at the Belly Up Tavern. Show starts at 9:15 p.m. and tickets are $7.
Another music festival with big-name DJs comes to the San Diego Sports Arena. The Love Festival features Armand Van Helden, DJ Dan, Christopher Lawrence and Kimball Collins on the main stage. Scott Hardkiss and Thomas Michael are on Main Stage 2. Tickets start at $25, and the event starts at 9 p.m.
Juan Gabriel has been in the Latin music business for over 25 years, and is known for his incredible three-hour sets. Gabriel will perform at Coors Amphitheatre and play the songs that made him a legend in Mexico. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets start at $24.50.
Slightly Stoopid sing songs about surfing and drinking. What more do you need? Their blend of hip-hop and reggae is sure to please the crowds. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10.
Enjoy poetry and jazz with Tomas Gayton, Joey Carano, Tim Maglione and Paul Hormick. The event takes place at Dizzy’s and runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cover is $5. For more information call (858) 270-7467.
Burn one down with Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. Harper and company will be at RIMAC field with their eclectic sound, which ranges from hard-bluesy pieces to tender acoustic folk songs. Jurassic 5 will open for Harper. The show starts at 4 p.m. Tickets start at $29.50 and can be purchased through the UCSD Box Office at (858) 534-4559.
The hard-hitting punk sound of The Locust will be showcased at the Che Cafe. Black Dice and Teacher’s Pet will also perform. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $5. Call (858) 534-2311 for more information.