Weekend Rundown


Join Keri Bryson for Record Friday for FIRST Friday over at Sub Station downtown! More info HERE!

Ariel Dyer is playing over at Café Smitten! More info HERE!

Check out N$F over at Jerry’s Pizza! Get info HERE!

Contranistas, Niner Niner, and Headphone will be over at Sandrini’s on Friday! More info HERE!

Cholo Biafra will be performing in front of Eye Street Micro Market in downtown Bakersfield! Get info HERE!

You’ve got some Jazz Fusion going on over at the Mark! More info HERE!

Bassmint returns over at The Mint on 19th street! More info HERE!

Michael Sweet and John Schlitt will be at 1933! More info HERE!

Check out the Black Stripes over at the Bull Shed! Get more info HERE!

Randy Horne will be playing over at Wine Me Up! Get more info HERE!

You can catch Rockamole over at Wiki’s Wine Dive and Grill on Friday! More info HERE!

You’ve got the Acoustic Folk Blues Jam over at Front Porch Music this Saturday! More info HERE!

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra will be in concert this Saturday! Get more info HERE!

Blackman, Warfield and SWA will be over at Wine Me Up this Saturday! More info HERE!

Tony Ernst and the Not Too Shabby Band will be hitting up the Bull Shed! More info HERE!

The Malpass Brothers will be performing over at Harvey Auditorium! More info HERE!

Art and Theatre

First Friday is here, so be sure to go check out Bubble Pop Gallery’s ‘90s Art Show at Fox Theatre! More info HERE!

And there is a LOT going for your First Friday in downtown Bakersfield. Art, music, plenty of vendors on the art walk…get info about more happening HERE!

Returning theatre includes…

A Chorus Line over at Ovation Theatre! More info HERE!

Reefer Madness at The Empty Space! More info HERE!

Shafter Vs. Wasco at the Gaslight Melodrama! More info HERE!

Good Causes

Bakersfield Police Activities League’s Battle of the Badges is back for it’s 25th year! Check out the bouts at CSUB on Friday night and get more info HERE!

The Campout Against Cancer is happening this weekend at Kaiser Permanente Sports Village. This benefits the Kern County Cancer Fund! Get more info HERE!

The Great American Cleanup is happening this Saturday, presented by Keep Bakersfield Beautiful! More info HERE!

There will also be the East Bakersfield Cleanup Day on Saturday! More info HERE!

The 2019 CASA Superhero Run is happening Saturday at the Park atRiverwalk! More info HERE!

The Contreras Foundation is having their Battle of the Bags on Saturday, benefiting Kern County education! Get more info HERE!

The Mega Adoption Event is back at Kern County Fairgrounds this Sunday! More info HERE!

April is Autism Awareness Month and you can join in a couple of ways this weekend!

The World Autism Awareness Party is this Saturday afternoon at the Park at Riverwalk! More info HERE!

The annual Autism Awareness Benefit is going on at Jerry’s Pizza and Pub this Sunday featuring music, DJs, and more with all proceeds benefiting The Autism Society-Kern Autism Network! Get more info HERE!

Something Different

The Health and Social Justice Hackathon will conclude this Saturday over at Bakersfield College! Get more info HERE and check out the interview with some representatives from the Hackathon below!


Over at the Beale Library on Saturday, take your kids to Philosophy for Children! More info HERE!

The Kern Scottish Games are back this weekend over at Kern County Fairgrounds! More info HERE!

The Bakersfield Country and Craft Beer Festival is this Saturday over at Mill Creek Park! Live music and over 50 breweries on site and 100% of proceeds going towards children’s charities! More info HERE!

There will also be an after party for the Country and Craft Beer Festival over at The Mark! More info HERE!

Murray Family Farms is celebrating Berry Fest with a focus on Strawberry Fest this weekend! More info HERE!

The PBR (Professional Bull Riding) Velocity Tour is back at the Rabobank this weekend! More info HERE!

The Jewish Food Festival is going on this Sunday over at Temple B’Nai Jacob on 17th Street! More info HERE!


New movies out this weekend include DC’s Shazam!, the remake of Pet Semetary, and The Best of Enemies! Get movie times HERE!



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