Jeff Smith 2 p.m., May 22
Art Around Adams: Two-Mile Music & Art Walk
Live music, impromptu galleries, performance art, interactive installations, and more. A free and family-friendly event, Art Around Adams 2014 will showcase numerous visual and performance artists, stretching from Oregon street in Normal Heights to Vista Street in Kensington. More than 100 businesses will change into impromptu art galleries and/or performance arenas for the day. The event kicks off with introductions from council president Todd Gloria, followed by a meet & greet. The event consists of over nine performance areas, including the "Kensington Kids Zone." Also featured are music, performance art, community murals, circus performers, dance, theatre, projection art, intergalactic superhero wrestling, and comedians on the "Comedy Trolley." Music: The Schitzophonics, Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra, Ugly Boogie, High Rolling Loners, AntiQuark, Scott Mathiasen & the Shifty Eyed Dogs, Gone Baby Gone, Days of Light Gravity, Country Rockin’ Rebels, Super Buffet, The Baja Bugs, The Peripherals, Chocolate Revolution, Patric Petrie & Friends, James Ruelas, Neighbors to the North, Marie Haddad, Trent Hancock, Normandie Wilson, True Stories, Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego All Stars, Rich McGee. Super Awesome Showdown's Jalapeno pumps up the crowd at Art Around Adams 2013. Performance Art / Theater: Super Awesome Showdown, Crossed Swords, Irisih Dancing, Kruciaal Element, Kinetic Collage. Comedians: April Ventura returns to head up not one but two trolleys packed full of comedians. During the event you can head over to the Beer Garden Stage located at DiMille's Patio (3492 Adams Avenue). Blindspot Records Stage / Smitty’s Garage: Schitzophonics, The Baja Bugs, High Rolling Loners, Neighbors to the North, Days of Light Gravity, Normandie Wilson, True Stories Beer Garden Stage / DeMille’s Pizza: Neon Cough, Scott Mathiasen & The Shifty Eyed Dogs, The New Rich, The Peripherals, Country Rockin Rebels, 22 Kings, Trent Hancock, Rich McGee Playground Stage / Kensington Park: Gone Baby Gone, Super Buffett, Chocolate Revolution, Patric Petrie, Marie Haddad plus Irish Dancers, Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego All Stars Café 21 Stage: Bloodflowers, Inspired & The Sleep, The Touchies, Donna Larsen, Travis Luce, Jessica Lerner, Christopher Dale Adams Avenue Carwash Stage: Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra, more tba El Zarape Stage: John January’s Rare Creed, Timothy H, deadbrokedown, Triumph the Wild Boy, Enzo and Mozart, On Fifth, Clapton Hook Kensington Club: One Foot in the Blues, Divebomber, Gunner Gunner, Project Out of Bounds, Vudu Fly, Shyla Day Band, Upfill Rising Rosie O’Gradys: Ugly Boogie, Stone Horse, more tba After you're done with all the days fun head over to the Art Around Adams After-Party located at Heights Tavern (3377 Adams Avenue). A complimentary trolley featuring live performances will shuttle guests up and down Adams Avenue throughout the day.
- When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
3491 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights, 92116
- Cost: Free
|Miss Bossy||Gone Baby Gone|
|I Don't Wanna Know You||Touchies|
|ur friendz suck!||Touchies|
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