About the North Park Music Thing

This two-day conference and music event runs Aug. 13-14 at the Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd. in San Diego. The showcase of bands and individual musicians performing at 14 San Diego venues will follow the all-day workshops on both Friday and Saturday night. Proceeds will be donated to the San Diego Music Foundation.

Two-day badges are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event, and one-day badges are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show. Selected performers include Exene Cervenka, Maren Parusel, Writer, The Silent Comedy, Shark Attack, The Creepy Creeps, Dirty Sweet, The Dabbers, Republic of Letters and Christmas Island.

The full list of performers, venue information and schedule details can be found at