Top Concerts in San Diego This Week

Here are the top concerts in San Diego this week!

Catch the iconic Wiz Khalifa, get charmed by the heartfelt melodies of country sensation, Cooper Alan, and don’t miss the powerful rhythms of Colombian superstar Juanes, a Latin Rock ambassador.

There is something for everyone—get out there and watch a show or two!

Thursday, February 22

Chappell Roan – SOMA San Diego

Doors 7 PM

Chappell Roan, a Los Angeles-based pop artist, emerged with her debut EP in 2017 and gained popularity with “Pink Pony Club” in 2020. Transitioning to independent releases, she delivered hits like “Naked in Manhattan” and her first album, The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess, in 2023, showcasing her journey from Missouri to pop acclaim.

An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert – Balboa Theatre

Show 7:30

Elizabeth Gilbert, celebrated for her insightful exploration of creativity, spirituality, and love, is recognized as a transformative and inspiring author with a broad international following. Her approach combines deep observation and a quest for understanding, leading her to live creatively and share her insights globally, including in a highly viewed TED Talk.

Gold Necklace – Musix Box

Doors 7 PM

Gold Necklace is a math-rock duo formed by Kurt Travis and Brandon Ewing. Their 2021 self-titled debut and 2022 follow-up “Vibe With Me” blend progressive rock with alternative influences, creating a unique sound.

The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston – Epstein Family Amphitheater

Show 7:30 PM

Belinda Davids stars in a tribute show to Whitney Houston, delivering a powerful performance of Houston’s hits. The show, not affiliated with Houston’s estate, features live music, dancers, and advanced theatrical effects, touring globally to critical acclaim.

Friday, February 23

Malaa – Nova SD

Show 10 PM

Since debuting in 2015 with a concealed identity, Malaa has become known for his mixes on Soundcloud and hits like “Notorious,” as well as for remixes and global festival performances.

Mike Sherm Live! – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Mike Sherm is a West Coast rapper known for hits like “AssHole” and “Chingo.” He’s celebrated for his catchy beats, unique flow, and authentic lyrics reflecting street life and success, making significant contributions to the contemporary hip-hop scene.

Collie Buddz – Music Box

Doors 7 PM, Show 8 PM

Colin Patrick Harper, known as Collie Buddz, is a Bermuda-born reggae artist who rose to fame with his self-titled debut album in 2007 and has since released several albums, including “Hybrid” in 2019, fully produced by himself. Buddz also founded his own record label, Harper Digital, and has become a staple in the reggae music scene, performing at major festivals worldwide.

Alkaline Trio – SOMA San Diego

Doors 7 PM

Alkaline Trio, formed in the mid-’90s, has evolved from punk origins to mainstream success without losing their edge, marked by their latest album “Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs” in 2024. Their journey includes chart-topping albums like “This Addiction,” innovative live shows, and a signature sound that defies easy categorization.

Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet – The Jai

Show 6 PM & 8:30 PM

Ambrose Akinmusire blends jazz with diverse influences, earning acclaim and awards, aiming to create emotional, community-focused music. Recently named Artistic Director of the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance.

Briscoe – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Briscoe’s debut album, “West of It All,” encapsulates a blend of Americana folk-rock influenced by the Texas Hill Country, marking a journey from adolescence to adulthood with production by Brad Cook. Formed by Truett Heintzelman and Philip Lupton, the band has grown from playing free backyard shows to selling out venues, capturing a sound that bridges classic American roots music and contemporary influences.

Cassie B – Moonshine Flats

Doors 8 PM

Cassie B is a multi-talented artist known for her impactful music inspired by Motown soul and funk, aiming to make a positive difference. She also excelled in dance, choreographing for notable projects and performing in significant ad campaigns and musicals.

Pine Mountain Logs – Belly Up

Doors 8 PM, Show 9 PM

The Pine Mountain Logs transform familiar cover songs with unexpected energy and creativity, making audiences dance to their innovative performances. As the alter ego of Venice, they’re praised for exceptional harmonies and musicianship, blending songs across genres into a unique concert experience.

Saturday, February 24

Wiz Khalifa – Parq Nightclub

Show 9:30 PM

Wiz Khalifa rose as a key hip-hop figure in the 2010s, known for blending pop and stoner rap. From early mixtapes to hits like “See You Again,” his journey reflects growth, culminating in his mature 2022 album, Multiverse.

Morat – Viejas Arena

Show 8 PM

Morat, the Colombian folk-pop quartet, blends contemporary and folk instruments with expert songwriting, creating a versatile sound that spans multiple genres. From their sunny debut album “Sobre el Amor y Sus Efectos Secundarios” to chart-topping collaborations and Latin Grammy nominations, Morat continues to make waves in the music scene with their unique blend of pop, folk, and Latin influences.

Cooper Alan – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Cooper Alan rose to fame in 2020 with his country-pop hits, leveraging social media to amplify tracks like “New Normal.” His work, characterized by modern production and relatable lyrics, has evolved to include a mix of traditional country and country-rap influences.

Yellow Claw – Nova SD

Show 10 PM

Yellow Claw, renowned for electrifying dance music, releases “The Black Delorean Project” EP, reflecting a decade of global hits and collaborations with artists like DJ Snake. Their iconic Delorean, now a personalized symbol, marks their return to their signature sound.

Tom Papa: Good Stuff Tour – Balboa Theatre

Show 7 PM

Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years of experience, has made his mark across film, TV, radio, podcasts, and live performances. He has authored two books, including “You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive,” and has a Netflix stand-up special, reinforcing his comedic perspective on life’s imperfections.

TALK – Music Box

Doors 8 PM, Show 9 PM

TALK is a vibrant singer-songwriter known for his debut single “Run Away to Mars,” which achieved over 150 million streams and multi-platinum certifications worldwide. He’s recognized for his unique sound, positive energy, and has been praised by notable publications, performed on major shows, and is set to release his debut album “Lord of the Flies & Birds & Bees,” executive produced by Justin Tranter.

William Black: The Nature of Hope 2024 Tour – SOMA San Diego

Doors 8 PM

William Black, an electronic artist from Los Angeles, blends themes of love, addiction, and mental health with uplifting dance music. Starting in 2017, he gained a large online following, leading to his debut album “Pages” in 2019 and the hit “Back to U” in 2020, followed by his second album “Pieces” in 2021.

Ty Segall – Belly Up

Doors 8 PM, Show 9 PM

Ty Segall, a pivotal figure in California’s garage rock, has a diverse discography spanning garage punk to heavy metal, showcasing his versatility and influence through prolific solo and collaborative projects.

Snotty Nose Rez Kids: Hot Planet Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Snotty Nose Rez Kids, a Canadian hip-hop duo, combine rhythmic rhymes and atmospheric beats to express pride in their First Nations heritage and challenge marginalization. Their work, including albums like “The Average Savage” and “I’M GOOD, HBU?,” blends Indigenous activism with a defiance against racial disrespect.

Magic City Hippies – The Observatory North Park

Show 8 PM

Magic City Hippies, initially known as Robby Hunter Band, rebranded in 2015 after their self-titled album defined their unique blend of funk, psych-pop, and sultry grooves. Their music, celebrated for its lively performances and critical acclaim, brings joy and energetic engagement to audiences worldwide.

Cassie B – Moonshine Flats

Doors 8 PM

Driven by her love for Motown and a desire to inspire, Cassie B blends soulful music, captivating dance moves, and choreography to create unforgettable experiences that leave a positive impact.

Sunday, February 25

Cory Wong – The Observatory North Park

Show 7:30 PM

Cory Wong, known for his versatile guitar skills and collaborations with Vulfpeck and others, gained fame for his energetic jazz-funk solo work, including the Grammy-nominated album Meditations with Jon Batiste. His career spans diverse projects, infusing funk, R&B, and jazz into his music.

Juanes NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2024 – The Magnolia

Doors 7 PM, Show 8 PM

Juanes, a Grammy-winning Colombian artist, is celebrated as Latin Rock’s global ambassador, holding records for Latin Grammy wins and top singles. His work, including the acclaimed “Mis Planes Son Amarte,” blends traditional and contemporary sounds, earning him critical praise and humanitarian honors.

Marky Ramone – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Marky Ramone, famed for his 15-year stint with the Ramones, has a rich music history starting from his high school band Dust, to forming Richard Hell & the Voidoids, and ultimately joining the Ramones. He contributed to over 15 releases with the Ramones, earning a Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame induction and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Marky continues to tour and host a radio show on SiriusXM.

Shotgun Willy – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Young rapper Shotgun Willy blends pop with hip-hop, crafting catchy tunes like “Good Morning Vietnam.” His energetic lyrics and humorous style are gaining traction on TikTok and YouTube, making him a rising star to watch.

Brian Culbertson: The Trilogy Tour – Balboa Theatre

Show 8 PM

Brian Culbertson brings his diverse musical talent to Balboa Theatre with The Trilogy Tour, showcasing a 25-album career and nearly 40 No. 1 Billboard singles. His Trilogy albums explore the phases of a relationship, blending genres from jazz to R&B and pop, highlighting his dynamic range and innovative live performances.

Cody Carter and Ramblin Fever – Belly Up

Doors 7 PM, Show 8 PM

Cody Carter, a rising country music artist from San Diego, draws inspiration from his father’s encouragement and his love for music, leading to memorable performances and original releases like “Play Me One More.”

The Music of James Taylor and Carole King with Never Die Young and Tapestry – Music Box

Doors 6 PM, Show 7 PM

Never Die Young & Tapestry are music projects that bring together seasoned musicians like David Sheils and Tim Godwin, who have worked with iconic artists, and Jeri Lynn, a versatile talent with a rich performance history. Together, they celebrate James Taylor and Carole King’s songs with authentic interpretations, supported by skilled musicians, including Kylea Sheils’ vocals, aiming to evoke the warmth of classics like “Country Road” and “You’ve Got a Friend.”

Monday, February 26

Mark Cullen – Belly Up

Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7:30 PM

Mark has completed a diverse instrumental album, “Bright Horizons,” blending ambient, anthemic, 80’s pop, jazz, and funk influences, aiming to inspire hope and a bright outlook on life.

Concerts in San Diego: February 2024

Playboi Carti – Pechanga Arena

Coming off the heels of headlining several premiere festivals including Rolling Loud California (LA), Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash (Chicago), Wireless Festival (London) and more, genre-defying rapper Playboi Carti will continue to wow audiences across the globe with electric live performances and unique fan experiences on his upcoming 2024 “Antagonist Tour.”

Corinne Bailey Rae: The Black Rainbow Tour – The Observatory North Park

Corinne Bailey Rae, an award-winning contemporary R&B artist with a diverse musical style rooted in pop, rock, and classic soul, achieved chart-topping success with her 2006 debut album, gained critical acclaim with subsequent releases, and continued to evolve her sound, culminating in the eclectic 2023 album “Black Rainbows,” inspired by the artworks curated by Theaster Gates in Chicago.

Concerts in San Diego: March 2024

Chris Stapleton – Petco Park

Chris Stapleton’s ascent from esteemed Nashville songwriter to front-and-center headliner is marked by his soulful blend of rugged country, rock, and blues, culminating in influential albums like “Traveller” and “Starting Over,” which have both shaped and reflected a shift towards roots-oriented sounds in modern country music.

Lil Tecca – SOMA San Diego

Starting from freestyling while playing Xbox, Queens rapper Lil Tecca, influenced by Chief Keef, rose to fame with hits like “Ransom,” and has since released three successful studio albums, including 2023’s “Tec,” consistently charting in the Billboard Top Ten with his Auto-Tuned flow and collaborations with notable artists.

Grace Potter – The Sound

Grace Potter’s transformative journey across the U.S., sparked by personal challenges and a quest for self-reliance, culminated in the creation of her album “Mother Road.” This work, blending reality and myth, features diverse characters and stories, reflecting her emotional growth and artistic versatility, making it a pivotal moment in her career.

MercyMe – Pechanga Arena

MercyMe, a multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Christian band known for their hit “I Can Only Imagine,” has achieved significant accolades, including Billboard’s Top Christian Artist of the 2010s and numerous awards, with a major motion picture about their frontman’s life and a legacy of impacting the Christian music scene.

Busta Rhymes – SOMA San Diego

Busta Rhymes, a prominent figure in rap’s golden era, gained fame with his distinctive style and humor, achieving success as a solo artist and with Leaders of the New School, and continuing to impact the genre with his latest album “Blockbusta.”

Nicky Romero – Nova SD

Nicky Romero, evolving from a musical prodigy to a major influence in electronic dance music, has marked his journey with iconic hits, successful collaborations, and the impactful growth of his label Protocol Recordings, continuously shaping the landscape of the genre.

Hippie Sabotage – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Hippie Sabotage, a Sacramento-based electronic music duo formed by brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer, gained fame for their hip-hop beats and eclectic influences, soaring to international recognition with their popular remix of “Habits (Stay High).”

Sierra Ferrell – The Sound

Sierra Ferrell, with her captivating voice and eclectic style, journeyed from West Virginia to Nashville, busking across America and eventually signing with Rounder Records, now debuting her genre-defying album “Long Time Coming,” co-produced with Grammy-winner Gary Paczosa and featuring a lineup of notable musicians.

David Spade: Catch Me Inside – Balboa Theatre

David Spade, known for his “Saturday Night Live” fame and “Just Shoot Me” role, continues to entertain as a stand-up comedian and host of FOX’s “Snake Oil” and co-hosts the podcast “Fly on the Wall” with Dana Carvey, featuring interviews with notable figures, earning widespread acclaim and award nominations.

Concerts in San Diego: April 2024

Kevin Hart – The Magnolia

Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7:30 PM

Prepare for an evening filled with laughter as Hollywood’s comedic genius, Kevin Hart, takes the stage for two shows.

LANG LANG Plays Saint-Saëns – Jacobs Music Center

Lang Lang, an internationally renowned Chinese pianist, has achieved superstar status in the classical music world, known for his charismatic performances, eccentric style, and extensive repertoire, primarily focusing on Western classical compositions while also promoting Chinese music, touring globally, and releasing numerous acclaimed recordings.

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias – Pechanga Arena

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is a highly successful stand-up comedian, ranking as the second highest grossing touring comedian, with over 1.1 billion views on YouTube and over 25 million social media fans, recognized in industry publications like The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

Trevor Noah: Off The Record Tour – Civic Theatre

Trevor Noah, globally recognized comedian and former host of “The Daily Show,” excels as an author, podcast host, producer, and philanthropist, while continuing to captivate audiences with his stand-up tours and impactful entertainment ventures.

Tyler Childers – Viejas Arena

Hailing from Kentucky’s Appalachian Mountains, Tyler Childers delivers authentic and weathered Americana with influences from ’70s progressive country. From his breakout “Purgatory” to Grammy nods, politically charged bluegrass in “Long Violent History,” and the ambitious triple LP “Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?” Childers’ storytelling and unique style make him a standout in the genre.

Billy Joel & Sting – Petco Park

Billy Joel and Sting are starting the fire with one of the hottest shows at Petco Park. These iconic artists will be joining together for one night only to bring the party to downtown San Diego! Don’t miss out—this show at America’s #1 Ballpark will be the only show on the West Coast.

ZZ Top – Harrahs Resort SoCal

Show 8 PM

ZZ Top, the iconic rock, blues, and boogie band hailing from Texas, has been performing for over fifty years, and now features Billy F Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Elwood Francis, who joined after Dusty Hill’s passing in 2021; they’re known for hits like “La Grange” from their breakthrough album “Tres Hombres.”

Lauren Daigle – Pechanga Arena

Lauren Daigle, a multi-award-winning artist known for her powerful vocals, has maintained her success on the Billboard charts, including her recent album’s debut single “Thank God I Do,” which became her 6th Billboard No. 1 song and set a record for topping the charts for over 20 weeks, further solidifying her status as a global vocal powerhouse with a dedicated fanbase.

An Intimate Evening with GODSMACK: Vibez Tour – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Godsmack, a hard rock band from Boston, evolved from their post-grunge roots to a mature sound blending classic rock and heavy metal, culminating in their latest and possibly final album, “Lighting Up the Sky.”

BoyWithUke: Lucid Dreams Tour – SOMA San Diego

BoyWithUke, an anonymous Massachusetts-based singer, songwriter, and producer, has garnered attention with his distinctive blend of confessional lo-fi pop and ukulele-driven music, gaining mainstream success with hits like “Toxic,” and continuing to captivate audiences with releases like “Serotonin Dreams” and “Antisocial.”

STRFKR – The Sound

STRFKR, initially known as Starfucker, is an indie electro band founded by Josh Hodges, known for its dance-friendly hooks and dynamic performances, evolving from an eponymous debut in 2008 to the more atmospheric “Future Past Life” in 2020, while grappling with mainstream success and lineup changes.

Koe Wetzel – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Koe Wetzel, a rising Texas country-rock artist known for his hard-hitting, storytelling songs, quickly gained popularity in the Lone Star State’s music scene with albums like “Noise Complaint” and “Sellout,” transitioning to a major label while maintaining his gritty sound; he continued to release new tracks and embarked on extensive tours, gearing up for his fifth album, “Hell Paso.”

Concerts in San Diego: May 2024

Justin Timberlake – Pechanga Arena

Justin Timberlake, known for *NSYNC, launched a solo career with “Justified” in 2002, followed by Grammy wins and hits, and later expanded into acting. His concerts offer a musical journey through his iconic career.

Jacob Collier – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Jacob Collier, a Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist from North London, rose to fame with his innovative online performances and has since released critically acclaimed albums, collaborating with renowned artists, and has been recognized for his unique blend of jazz, R&B, and electronic sounds.

Riley Green – Petco Park

Riley Green, a country singer who gained fame through CMT’s Redneck Island, has made a name for himself in the late 2010s with his music rooted in traditional country themes, highlighted by his 2019 hit “I Wish Grandpas Never Died,” and followed by a series of successful EPs, including “If it Wasn’t for Trucks,” “Behind the Bar,” and “There Was This Girl.”

NEEDTOBREATHE: The CAVES World Tour – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Grammy-nominated multi-platinum rock band NEEDTOBREATHE brings their “high-energy, infectious” (Music Row) live show to arenas across the country this year with “The CAVES World Tour.”

Two Door Cinema Club – CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Amphitheatre

Two Door Cinema Club made a splash with their unique blend of guitar-driven post-punk hooks and electronic elements. Their journey began with the success of their debut album “Tourist History” in 2010, leading to continued evolution with albums like “Beacon,” the synth-pop-inspired “Gameshow,” and the new wave-inspired “False Alarm.”

Gloria Trevi – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Gloria Trevi, the Mexican artist known for her groundbreaking contributions to Latin music, boasts a prolific career spanning several decades with a focus on feminist sociopolitical lyrics, provocative stage performances, and a string of chart-topping albums, including “Gloria” and “Versus” (with Alejandra Guzman), as well as experimentation with genres like EDM and flamenco-infused pop.

Jordan Davis – Petco Park

Jordan Davis, a country singer from Shreveport, Louisiana, blends pop and R&B influences in hits like “Singles You Up” and has seen significant chart success, most notably with his albums “Home State” and “Bluebird Days,” and his collaboration with Luke Bryan on “Buy Dirt.”

AJR: The Maybe Man Tour – Pechanga Arena

AJR, the indie pop trio consisting of Adam, Jack, and Ryan, has redefined 21st-century pop music, amassing billions of streams and achieving multiple platinum and multiplatinum singles and albums since their emergence in 2012.

An Evening with Natalie Merchant: Keep Your Courage Tour – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Natalie Merchant, known for her work with 10,000 Maniacs and a successful solo career, blends jangle pop and folk traditions while championing humanitarian causes. After leaving 10,000 Maniacs in 1993, she continued to release albums, with her solo debut “Tigerlily” in 1995 spawning hits like “Carnival” and “Wonder.”

Two Door Cinema Club – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Hailing from Northern Ireland, Two Door Cinema Club blends guitar-driven post-punk hooks with electronic elements, gaining recognition with their debut EP “Four Words to Stand On” and chart-topping album “Tourist History,” followed by successful releases like “Beacon,” “Gameshow,” “False Alarm,” and “Keep On Smiling,” showcasing their evolution and experimentation in sound while consistently making an impact on the music scene.

An Evening With YO-YO MA – Jacobs Music Center

In a one-night-only performance, the renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will play Elgar’s deeply moving cello concerto, a masterpiece shaped by the aftermath of WWI, under the baton of Rafael Payare, who will also lead the Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s emotive 5th Symphony, known for its rich melodies and intense passion.

Concerts in San Diego: June 2024

Madison Beer – SOMA San Diego

Madison Beer, a platinum-selling artist from Long Island, rose to fame with Justin Bieber’s endorsement, evolving into a singer-songwriter-producer known for her mix of electronic pop, alt-rock, and R&B. With hits like “Hurts Like Hell” and charting albums like “Life Support,” she’s also ventured into writing with her memoir “The Half of It,” and continued her musical journey with her second album “Silence Between the Songs.”

Blink-182 – Petco Park

Blink-182, the iconic pop-punk band, known for their humorous and high-energy anthems, achieved mainstream success with “Enema of the State,” underwent hiatus and internal changes, but reunited with their classic lineup for a 2023 resurgence and tour.

Third Eye Blind: Summer God Tour 2024 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Formed in ’93, Third Eye Blind bursts onto the scene with their self-titled debut, delivering introspective lyrics paired with soaring melodies in hits like “Semi-Charmed Life” and “Jumper.” Though lineup changes have followed, frontman Stephan Jenkins’ distinct vocals and socially conscious themes remain. Expect catchy hooks, infectious energy, and a touch of introspection at their live shows.

NF – Viejas Arena

NF, the rapper and composer, has risen to multi-platinum success with his emotionally charged lyrics and raw authenticity. From his early albums like Mansion and Therapy Session to his chart-topping hits like “Let You Down” and albums such as Perception and Clouds, NF’s music continues to resonate with audiences, culminating in his 2023 release, Hope, featuring notable collaborations.

Noah Kahan: We’ll All Be Here Forever Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Noah Kahan, a talented American singer-songwriter known for his warm, raspy voice, has made a mark in the folk-infused pop scene, drawing comparisons to artists like Ben Howard and Vance Joy. With a series of successful releases, including his debut album “Busyhead,” Kahan has been steadily refining his songwriting and gaining recognition in the music industry.

Cody Jinks – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Cody Jinks, a trailblazing independent musician with over 2.5 million equivalent units sold and 3.5 billion streams, has won numerous awards including Music Row’s 2023 Independent Artist of the Year, has multiple RIAA-certified songs and albums, and recently launched a partnership between his Late August Records and The Orchard, all while working on his eleventh studio album and preparing for an extensive tour.

The Doobie Brothers – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

The Doobie Brothers transitioned from boogie rock to blue-eyed soul, marked by hits like “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes.” With members like Tom Johnston and Michael McDonald, they’ve seen lineup changes, reunions, and sustained live success into the 2020s, culminating in a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Concerts in San Diego: July 2024

New Kids On The Block with Paula Abdul & DJ Jazzy Jeff – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

New Kids on the Block, a highly successful boy band from the late ’80s, known for their R&B-infused pop and dance-oriented image, achieved immense popularity with hits like “Hangin’ Tough” and “Step by Step,” earning millions and influencing the late ’90s teen pop boom. After disbanding in 1994, they made a comeback in 2008 with “The Block” album, continuing to tour and release new material, including the 2017 EP “Thankful.”

Lake Street Dive – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Lake Street Dive, formed in 2004, blends neo-soul and pop/rock with elements of jazz and funk; they gained acclaim with live performances and original songs, followed by a successful covers EP in 2012; their evolution continued with albums like “Bad Self Portraits,” “Side Pony,” and “Free Yourself Up,” culminating in 2021’s “Obviously,” which incorporated feminist and socially conscious themes; the band revisited cover songs in 2022 with “Fun Machine: The Sequel EP.”

Concerts in San Diego: August 2024

JASON MRAZ and THE SUPERBAND: The Mystical Magical Rhythmical Radical Ride – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Jason Mraz is a singer-songwriter known for his breezy melodic pop, incorporating elements of folk, jam band music, hip-hop, and soft rock, who gained prominence with hits like “The Remedy” and “I’m Yours,” achieving Grammy success and continuing to release albums, including his latest, “Mystical Magical Rhythmical Radical Ride,” in 2023.

Luke Bryan: Mind of a Country Boy Tour 2024 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Luke Bryan, a pivotal bro-country figure, achieved fame with hits like “Country Girl (Shake It for Me),” transitioning into pop through TV roles. Raised in Georgia, he moved to Nashville, signed with Capitol Records, and released multiple chart-topping albums, blending pop-rock with traditional country, shaping 2010s mainstream country music.

Lainey Wilson: Country’s Cool Again Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Lainey Wilson brings a heartfelt Southern authenticity to contemporary country music, with a voice that carries a hometown twang and lyrics that strike a balance between tough and tender; her journey from a Louisiana small town to Nashville success is etched in her chart-topping hits and award-winning performances, resonating a revival of ’70s country-rock spirit.

Foo Fighters – Petco Park

Foo Fighters evolved from Dave Grohl’s solo project into a leading rock act with a relentless work ethic, marked by a distinct sound, consistent touring and recording, multiple Grammys, and resilience through tragedy, leading to their 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction and the cathartic 2023 album “But Here We Are” following drummer Taylor Hawkins’ death.

Sebastian Maniscalco – Viejas Arena

Sebastian Maniscalco, a celebrated comedian and actor known for his sold-out shows and roles in films like “The Irishman,” has risen from stand-up comedy to widespread fame, receiving accolades for his touring achievements and expanding his career into the realms of television and dramatic cinema.

O.A.R. – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

O.A.R. (Of a Revolution), originally a college jam rock band, evolved into a chart-topping alternative rock group with a dedicated fan base through relentless touring and albums like “The Rockville LP” and “The Mighty.” In 2022, they released their tenth album, “Arcade,” featuring the popular track “In the Clouds.”

The Dead South – The Sound

Hailing from Regina, Canada, the Dead South combines punk spirit with bluegrass and old-time string band music; they gained international recognition with albums like “Good Company” and “Illusion & Doubt,” and their 2019 release “Sugar & Joy” topped the Billboard Bluegrass chart.

Concerts in San Diego: September 2024

P!nk Summer Carnival – Petco Park

P!nk, a singer known for her dynamic blend of pop and rock, made her mark with hits like “Get the Party Started” and “Just Give Me a Reason,” earning Grammy Awards and topping charts with her albums like “M!ssundaztood” and “The Truth About Love,” while continuing to evolve her sound with releases like “Hurts 2B Human” and “Trustfall.”

Hozier: Unreal Unearth Tour 2024 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Irish singer and multi-instrumentalist Hozier gained global recognition with his viral hit “Take Me to Church” in 2013, leading to a successful career with platinum albums and a Grammy nomination, followed by the release of albums like “Wasteland, Baby!” and the concept album “Unreal Unearth” in 2023, showcasing his diverse influences and musical talents.

Peter Hook & The Light: North American Tour 2024 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Peter Hook, known for his involvement in Joy Division and New Order, has been revisiting and performing the albums from his bands’ repertoire annually, culminating in celebrations of over four decades of Joy Division’s influence, with a focus on their Substance compilations, expressing his ongoing enjoyment of these performances and anticipation for the future.

Green Day – Petco Park

Green Day, a Bay Area trio, rose to fame in the early ’90s as a pop-punk band before evolving into a more melodic and diverse act, achieving massive success with albums like “Dookie” and “American Idiot” and continuing to influence the punk and rock scene with their rebellious attitude and style.

Hoodoo Gurus: U.S. Tour 2024 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

The Hoodoo Gurus’ iconic songs like “What’s My Scene,” “I Want You Back,” and “Miss Freelove ’69” are just a glimpse of their extensive repertoire that has left an indelible mark on Australian and international music fans from the 1980s to the present day.

Franco Escamilla – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Franco Escamilla, known as “El Amo del Sarcasmo” or “The Master of Sarcasm,” is a Mexican standup comedian, singer/songwriter, and radio personality who gained fame through his YouTube channel and hosted his comedic talk show, “El Show de Franco Escamilla,” in 2016, and made his music recording debut with the album “Fe” in 2017, followed by a Comedy Central special and U.S. theater tour.

See you there, San Diego!

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