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Races and rock again this summer

DEL MAR — The San Diego County Del Mar racetrack has announced the lineup for its 2014 Summer Concert Series during racing season.

Kicking off the musical fun is alternative hip-hop group Jurassic 5, followed by headliners such as electro house DJ Steve Aoki, British classic rock band The Cult, Neon Trees and Counting Crows. Also, track favorites Weezer and Ziggy Marley are back to rock the house.

The complete 2014 Summer Concert series line-up includes:

— July 18‚ Jurassic 5

— July 25‚ The Cult

— Aug. 1‚ Neon Trees

— Aug. 2‚ Weezer

— Aug. 8‚ Steel Pulse

— Aug. 9‚ Counting Crows

— Aug. 15‚ Magic!

— Aug. 22‚ Special guest TBA

— Aug. 29‚ Steve Aoki

—Aug. 31‚ Reggae Festival with Ziggy Marley

All concerts are free with racetrack admission and $6 at regular admission price. Admission for concertgoers entering after the final race is $20. Concerts will take place on the Seaside Stage at the west end of the Grandstand every Friday and select Saturdays and Sundays. Concerts begin shortly after the last race of the day. Pre-paid tickets, complimentary tickets and season passes will not be accepted for concert admission after the last race.

Racing takes place Wednesday through Sunday with post time for the first race on most days at 2 p.m. On Fridays, first post is shifted to 4 p.m. For more information, call (858) 755-1141 or visit You can follow the Del Mar racetrack on Twitter and Instagram @DelMarRacing or become a fan on Facebook at