From performances by Grammy-Award winning artists to new world-class theater productions, check out the top San Diego weekend events for January 11-14.
Edited by Christina Wiese.
Jan. 12. Rooted in blues and 70s rock ‘n’ roll music, the Broken Stems return to the House of Blues for another night. The trio’s music crosses generations with influences from Hendrix, Zeppelin, Jack White and the Black Keys. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Free. 1055 5th Ave., San Diego. Tickets
T.I. at Parq
Jan. 12. Head to one of downtown’s hottest nightclubs for an evening featuring Grammy Award-winner rapper/songwriter/producer T.I. Expect aerial dancers, the largest HD LED wall in America and more. 21+, dress code enforced. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $20. Tickets
San Diego Brew Festival
Jan. 13. Come one, come all to the 7th annual fest featuring 150 beers from 70 different breweries. Pair your hops with bites from the Food Truck Alley while also enjoying live music. All proceeds will benefit Noah’s B-ark which rescues dogs from shelter and helps finds permanent homes for rescued pets. VIP noon-4 p.m., GA 1-4 p.m. $55 VIP, $45 GA. Unlimited beer tastings included in admission. Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station, 22455 Crushing Road, San Diego. sandiegobeerfest.com
Travel & Adventure Show
Jan. 13-14. Discover the world in one weekend as America’s favorite travel show returns to San Diego. Explore vacation options, plan your trip face-to-face with travel experts, attend educational panels to learn the ins-and-outs of global travel, view cooking demonstrations and more. $11-$18.San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego. travelshows.com
MLK Jr. Day Parade
Jan. 14. Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at this 36th annual waterfront parade along San Diego Bay. Enjoy an afternoon of bands, floats and drill teams as they march along the Embarcadero on Harbor Drive. 2 p.m. Free. Harbor Drive. alpha-zsl.org/mlkdayparade
Wynonna & the Big Noise
Jan. 14. Country legend and Grammy winning icon Wynonna Judd makes a special one night appearance in Escondido. Expect heart-stopping ballads and genre-defining hits from the platinum selling artist. 7:30 p.m. $35-$80. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. artcenter.org
ARTS + CULTURE
‘Around the World in 80 Days’
Jan. 10-Feb. 4. Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg in the original “Great Race,” circling the globe with danger, romance and comic surprises at every turn. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. northcoastrep.org
‘Frida’: The San Diego Museum of Art
Jan. 12. The new Latin American Film Series at SDMA returns this week with a powerhouse screening of Frida, winner of two Academy Awards. The film series complements the museum’s Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection exhibit which celebrates the multifaceted history of Latin American modernism. 8 p.m. $5-$10. James S. Copley Auditorium, 1450 El Prado, San Diego. sdmart.org
Jan. 13-14. Kicking off the San Diego Symphony’s annual It’s About Time Festival—a celebration of percussion instruments—are two consecutive evenings of orchestral color and rhythm. Conductor Rafael Payare hails from South America and has conducted all the major orchestras in Venezuela. Sa 8 p.m., Su 2 p.m. See website for ticket prices. 750 B St, San Diego. sandiegosymphony.org
Through Jan. 28. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Broadway/SanDiego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown. See website for showtime and ticket prices. broadwaysd.com
Around the World in 80 Days photo by Aaron Rumley. Travel & Adventure Show photo by Christina Wiese. Hamilton photo by Joan Marcus.