Top Concerts in San Diego This Week

Here are the top concerts in San Diego this week!

Hip hop star G-Eazy brings his dynamic show to town, acclaimed indie-pop sensation Maggie Rogers is set to enchant with her soulful tunes, and the Oxford Social Club promises unforgettable nights of music and celebration at their Memorial Day Weekend lineup.

Get out there and watch a show or two!

Memorial Day Weekend at Oxford Social Club

Oxford Social Club in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter is hosting a series of Memorial Day weekend events from May 23 to May 26. The festivities kick off with DJ Steez on Thursday, May 23, followed by DJ Crooked on Friday, May 24, and DJ Romeo on Saturday, May 25. The weekend culminates on Sunday, May 26, with a performance by model and actor Charly Jordan.

Grand Social Summer Concert Series at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Enjoy the Grand Social Summer Concert Series at Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s outdoor lounge. Featuring talented local musicians across genres, including pop, salsa, jazz, blues, and classic rock. Indulge in wood-fired dishes, crafted cocktails, and lawn games for a vibrant evening with family and friends. General admission and private cabanas available.

Thursday, May 23

Maggie Rogers – Gallagher Square

Show 7 PM

Maggie Rogers is a singer/songwriter blending folk, dance, and pop, gaining major success with her 2016 viral hit “Alaska.” Her discography includes the Grammy-nominated “Heard It in a Past Life,” 2022’s “Surrender,” and 2024’s “Don’t Forget Me.”

RVSHVD – Moonshine Beach

Show 7 PM

RVSHVD, from Willacoochee, GA, shifted from hip hop to country music after hearing Keith Urban’s “Sweet Thing.” His viral cover of “Ballin” garnered over 25M streams. Billboard named him Country Rookie of the Month. He has performed at CMA Fest and the Grand Ole Opry.

BlueBucksClan – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Los Angeles rap duo BlueBucksClan, formed by childhood friends DJ and Jeeezy in 2019, create music with minimal, hard-edged beats and uncompromising lyrics about money, power, and excess. They quickly rose from self-releasing mixtapes to collaborating with artists like Quavo, Lil Yachty, and Hit-Boy, releasing notable projects like Clan Virus 2, See the Difference, and Biggest Out the West.

The Skatalites – Belly Up

Doors 7 PM, Show 8 PM

2023 marks The Skatalites’ 59th Anniversary. Formed in 1964, they backed iconic Jamaican vocalists like Bob Marley and Toots and The Maytals. Reuniting in 1983, they’ve toured globally ever since, continuing to excite audiences with their authentic Jamaican ska.

Fruition – Casbah

Doors 7:30 PM, Show 8:30 PM

Fruition’s Broken at the Break of Day showcases the band’s diverse influences with poignant love letters, rock moments, and stunning harmonies. Recorded quickly in Tyler Thompson’s basement, the seven-song album captures their live energy. The Portland band includes Jay Cobb Anderson, Kellen Asebroek, Jeff Leonard, Mimi Naja, and Tyler Thompson.

Russ Blvd – Music Box

Doors 7:30 PM, Show 8 PM

Russ Blvd is an indie/pop-rock band from San Diego, California, consisting of Tanner Lampugnale (guitar), Logan Perez (keys/synth/percussion), brothers Jack and John McCain (guitar, vocals, bass), Brooke Patterson (guitar, vocals), and Matt Montoya (drums). Initially a solo project by Jack McCain in 2018, the band was rebranded as Russ Blvd in late 2021.

Friday, May 24

Matroda – Nova SD

Doors 10 PM

Croatian-raised producer Matroda blends house music with influences from Led Zeppelin and The Beatles. Known for his “matrodasound,” he has performed at major festivals like EDC and released hits like “California” remix with Chris Lake. He founded Terminal Underground, continuing to impact the electronic music scene.

TieDye – Parq Nightclub

Show 10 PM

Born Jahsiah Sabatasso, TIEDYE is a dynamic EDM and Hip-Hop producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist from Los Angeles. Theatrically trained and a top club promoter, he’s played major events like EDC Vegas and top global venues. With his magnetic persona, TIEDYE is quickly becoming a household name.

Burning Spear – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Doors 6 PM, Show 7 PM

Burning Spear, a reggae legend, has profoundly impacted the genre with a career spanning over six decades. Known for his powerful vocals and messages of self-reliance and self-determination, he has released acclaimed albums, won two Grammy Awards, and remains an influential activist and philanthropist.

Cassie B – Moonshine Flats

Doors 8 PM

Born and raised in San Diego, Cassie is a versatile performer with a background in musical theater. She has hosted shows at Sea World, sung the National Anthem at sporting events, and danced with the Culture Shock Dance Troupe. Now leading her own band, she covers various genres and eras, creating joy and nostalgia for her audiences. Cassie is currently writing original music and ready to make her mark on any stage.

Aviator Stash – Music Box

Doors 8 PM, Show 9 PM

Aviator Stash, a dynamic band from San Diego, blends contemporary indie and pop with powerful rock ‘n’ roll energy. They have released three albums since 2017, won six consecutive San Diego Music Awards, and are known for their eclectic yet focused style.

Saturday, May 25

G-Eazy – Parq Nightclub

Show 9:30 PM

G-Eazy, “the James Dean of rap,” rose to fame with hits like “Me, Myself & I” and “Him & I.” His style evolved from rap to introspective sounds, evident in Everything’s Strange Here and These Things Happen Too.

Gloria Trevi – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Doors 7 PM, Show 8 PM

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.

Anthony Jeselnik: Bones and All – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Show 8 PM

Anthony Jeselnik, known for his Netflix specials and Comedy Central roasts, will perform in Funner, CA on May 25. He co-hosts the podcast “The Jeselnik and Rosenthal Vanity Project” and his latest special, Fire in the Maternity Ward, received critical acclaim.

Wuki – Nova SD

Doors 10 PM

Wuki is the genre-blending solo project of Los Angeles-based producer Kris Barman. Influenced by Detroit ghettotech and Chicago footwork, Wuki mixes booty, breaks, electro, and house into hard-hitting club tracks. He has remixed top artists like The Chainsmokers and RL Grime, with releases on Mad Decent, OWSLA, and more.

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

Show 7:30 PM

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.”

Dayseeker: Dark Sun Tour – SOMA San Diego

Doors 6 PM

Dayseeker, a progressive metalcore band from Orange County, California, is known for their melodic, arena rock anthems. Formed in 2012, they achieved success with albums like Sleeptalk (2019) and Dark Sun (2022), featuring hits such as “Neon Grave.”

Sing Dance Crawl with DJ Scooter – Parq Nightclub

Show 2 PM

SDC 2024 brings together 2,000 crawlers seizing the opportunity to celebrate the essence of being American. This electrifying all-day affair features Parq as their second stop on the crawl!

Stiff Little Fingers – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Stiff Little Fingers, formed in Belfast in 1977, blend raw rock and punk to reflect their experiences during “The Troubles.” They gained success with their debut album Inflammable Material and continued to impact the punk scene with albums like Nobody’s Heroes and No Going Back, remaining a powerful voice against social injustices.

Sing Dance Crawl with Deerock – Nova SD

Door 3 PM

Deerock (Derek Attardi) from Long Island, NY, is a Pop/EDM artist and producer. He’s performed at over 150 college campuses and gained fame with his “Get Up It’s Gameday” mixes on SoundCloud, amassing 3.3 million plays. Deerock supports @letsfcancer, raising over $30,000, and collaborates with ESPN, Barstool Sports, and more.

Cassie B – Moonshine Flats

Doors 8 PM

Cassie, born and raised in San Diego, is a versatile performer with a musical theater background. She has hosted shows at Sea World, sung the National Anthem at sporting events, and danced with the Culture Shock Dance Troupe. Now leading her band, she covers various genres and is writing original music.

Sunday, May 26

Mon Laferte – Gallagher Square

Show 7 PM

Award-winning Chilean singer-songwriter Mon Laferte melds various Latin genres with Chilean folk traditions. Known for her intensely personal songwriting and captivating stage presence, she gained major success with 2017’s La Trenza and won a Latin Grammy for 2019’s Norma.

The Kid LAROI – SOMA San Diego

Doors 6:30 PM

The Kid LAROI, born Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, is an Australian artist blending hip hop, R&B, emo, pop, and alternative rock. Mentored by Juice WRLD, he gained fame with his mixtape FCK LOVE* and its expansions, achieving chart success with singles like “Stay” with Justin Bieber and his 2023 debut album, THE FIRST TIME.

Riot Ten – Nova SD

Doors 10 PM

Riot Ten, from El Paso, TX, burst into dance music at 22. Known for four #1 dubstep singles, including the hit “Rail Breaker,” he joined Dim Mak Records in 2017. His debut EP and album charted top 10 on iTunes. Riot Ten tours globally and performs at major festivals.

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

Show 7:30 PM

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.”

Cheekface – House of Blues

Doors 7 PM

Cheekface’s third album, Too Much to Ask, expands their post-punk and power pop style with witty, fatalistic lyrics on topics like political complacency and daily routines. The band, Greg Katz, Amanda Tannen, and Mark “Echo” Edwards, incorporates new instrumental elements, balancing humor and poignancy in their music.

Concerts in San Diego: May 2024

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.”

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.

Patton Oswalt: Effervescent – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Patton Oswalt, a multifaceted talent in comedy, acting, and writing, has starred in “A.P. Bio” and voiced characters in “Happy!” and “The Secret Life Of Pets 2.” With voices in numerous shows and two New York Times Best Sellers, he’s also involved in producing a docuseries on the Golden State Killer, based on his late wife’s book.

The Killer Dueling Pianos – Lakehouse Resort San Marcos

Show 4 PM

The Killer Dueling Pianos, led by Ryan Bueter, offers a highly interactive, all-request live show for a variety of events across the U.S., featuring a vast song catalog that appeals to all ages.

Walker Hayes: Same Drunk Tour – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Walker Hayes, known for his hit “Fancy Like,” will perform in Funner on June 15. His success includes a Grammy nomination and popular singles like “AA.” Hayes is also an author and is launching “The Same Drunk Tour.”

REIK: The Panorama Tour – Pechanga Arena

Reik, a Latin pop trio from Mexicali, has enjoyed widespread acclaim with romantic songs and ballads, winning a Latin Grammy for their album “Peligro.” Known for multi-platinum successes and collaborations with artists like Maluma, they continue to influence the Latin music scene with their enduring romantic style.

Kool & The Gang – Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Kool & the Gang return to The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park with hits like “Celebration” and “Jungle Boogie,” alongside Sister Sledge, who debut there with classics like “We Are Family.” The event promises a night of iconic music and dance, highlighting the enduring appeal and influence of these legendary groups.

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.”

Il Divo: XX | 20th Anniversary Tour – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Il Divo, a quartet with 20 years of music and brotherhood, has grown like fine wine, showcasing their rich individual talents in their tenth and first independent album, XX: 20TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM.

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.”

Heather McDonald – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Heather McDonald’s “Juicy Scoop” podcast boasts over 100 million downloads and a loyal fan base, making it a top comedy interview show. Known for her stand-up specials on major platforms and viral pop culture content, Heather is also celebrated for her relatable storytelling about family life and her tenure on E!’s “Chelsea Lately.”

Josh Turner: The Greatest Hits Tour – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Josh Turner is set to perform in Funner, California, this July, bringing his hits like “Long Black Train.” With over 5.8 billion global streams and a Greatest Hits album released in 2023, Turner supports music education through his scholarship fund.

Michael Franti & Spearhead – The Sound

Michael Franti is celebrated for his high-energy music, activism, and optimism, achieving three Billboard No. 1 hits and extensive worldwide philanthropy. He owns the boutique hotel Soulshine Bali, directs films, and fosters community through his non-profit, Do It For The Love.

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Dream Like Taylor: A Live Band Journey Through The Enchanted Eras of Taylor Swift – Epstein Family Amphitheater

With her distinct style, legendary catalog of music, and stage presence like no other, it’s easy to see why Taylor Swift is one of the most successful and influential artists of the 21st century. This tribute, created by Cassie B and developed at UC San Diego, features all of Taylor’s top hits, including “Shake It Off,” “Blank Space,” “Love Story,” “You Belong With Me,” “Look What You Made Me Do,” “Wildest Dreams,” and more!

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.

Christopher Cross – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Christopher Cross, with a debut in 1980 winning the “Big Four” Grammy Awards, has sold over 10 million albums and earned an Oscar and Golden Globe. Marking his 40th year with “The Complete Works,” he remains an influential artist celebrated for hits like “Sailing.”

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.”

Alice Cooper: Too Close For Comfort – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Alice Cooper, the pioneer of shock-rock, is known for his theatrical concerts featuring electric chairs, guillotines, and fake blood. With a career boasting platinum albums, sold-out tours, and numerous awards, Cooper continues to tour and record, maintaining his significant impact on rock & roll and popular culture.

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.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show: World Tour 2024 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, after nearly 40 years of global performances, is renowned for its Pink Floyd tribute concerts, having sold over five million tickets across 35 countries. Praised as “The Gold Standard” by The Times and chosen by David Gilmour for his 50th birthday, they continue to captivate fans with Pink Floyd’s greatest hits.

Magic Men Australia – The Magnolia

Magic Men Australia showcases a captivating blend of masculinity and entertainment, redefining the art of adult performances. With their unique and intriguing displays, these Aussie hunks offer an unforgettable experience, captivating audiences with their charisma and talent.

Trey Kennedy: Grow Up – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Originally from Oklahoma, Trey became a Vine sensation while attending Oklahoma State University, amassing over 2.5 million followers. He now enjoys over 12 million followers across platforms like Instagram and TikTok. Trey also hosts the “Correct Opinions” podcast and recently completed a sold-out U.S. comedy tour. His special, “Are You For Real?” is on YouTube.

Don Omar: Back to Reggaeton Tour – Pechanga Arena

Puerto Rican artist Don Omar, a prominent figure in Urban/Reggaeton, achieved Platinum status with his album “The Last Don Live.” His debut album sold over 350,000 copies, earning him multiple Billboard Latin Music Awards and solidifying his international career.

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.

Peso Pluma: The Exodo Tour 2024 – Pechanga Arena

Peso Pluma, fresh off his 2024 GRAMMY® win for Best Música Mexicana Album with “Génesis,” announces new dates for his 2024 “Éxodo” tour, spanning over 35 North American cities. Following his success on The Tonight Show and Coachella, the tour coincides with his new album release on June 20.

Wallows – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Wallows, blending ’80s sounds and bedroom pop, emerged with actors Dylan Minnette and Braeden Lemasters. Their debut, “Nothing Happens,” and follow-up, “Tell Me That It’s Over,” charted successes with singles like “Are You Bored Yet?” featuring Clairo.

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.

Two Door Cinema Club – Petco Park

Two Door Cinema Club, hailing from Northern Ireland, blends post-punk and electronic influences, gaining early success with 2010’s Tourist History. Their sound evolved through albums like Beacon and Gameshow, reaching the U.K. Top Ten and experimenting with disco and synth pop. Their journey continued with 2019’s False Alarm and 2022’s Keep On Smiling, showcasing their adaptability and growth in the indie music scene.

Dan + Shay: Heartbreak On The Map Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Dan + Shay, country-pop duo of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, began dominating charts in the early 2010s with hits like “Tequila” and “Speechless,” both Grammy winners. Known for their soft, melodic sound, they’ve expanded into pop with the crossover hit “10,000 Hours” with Justin Bieber. Their latest releases include 2021’s “Good Things” and 2023’s “Bigger Houses.”

Jon Pardi: Mr. Saturday Night Tour 2024 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Jon Pardi, an ACM and CMA award-winning artist, is celebrated for blending traditional country instrumentation with modern influences, earning him widespread acclaim. In 2024, he became the first California native inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and released his first Christmas album, continuing his Mr. Saturday Night World Tour and releasing new music.

Concerts in San Diego: October 2024

Marc Anthony: Historia Tour – Pechanga Arena

Marc Anthony, born Marco Antonio Muñíz in NYC to Puerto Rican parents, is the best-selling salsa artist of all time and a leading figure in Latin music. With over 105 Billboard number one hits and 15.218 billion views across platforms, he continues his influential career into its fourth decade.

Pitbull: Party After Dark Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Pitbull, born Armando Christian Perez, transitioned from Miami’s hip-hop scene to global stardom with hits like “Timber.” His music, blending pop and reggaeton, reflects his Cuban heritage, earning him a Grammy and massive worldwide success.

A Boogie wit da Hoodie – Gallagher Square

Bronx rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie combines trap beats with melodic flows and occasional R&B smoothness. Known for hits like “Drowning” and chart-topping albums Hoodie SZN and Artist 2.0, he continues his success with 2022’s Me vs. Myself.

Cigarettes After Sex – Viejas Arena

Cigarettes After Sex, led by Greg Gonzalez, rose to fame with their dreamy ambient pop, marked by viral hits and albums like their 2017 self-titled debut and 2019’s Cry. Their music, including singles “Pistol” and “Bubblegum,” blends intimate lyrics with ethereal soundscapes, leading to their latest work, “Tejano Blue,” from the 2024 album X’s.

Teddy Swims: Everything But Therapy 2024 Tour – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Teddy Swims, real name Jaten Dimsdale, is an American singer-songwriter from Conyers, Georgia, who rose to fame with viral YouTube covers, including Shania Twain’s songs. Known for his soulful voice influenced by Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye, he connects deeply with fans through his blend of soul, R&B, and country.

Eric Clapton – Pechanga Arena

Eric Clapton, once nicknamed “God,” epitomized the guitar hero with his impactful solos in Cream and the Bluesbreakers. He embraced singing in his solo career, featuring hits like “Wonderful Tonight.” His ’90s resurgence with “Unplugged” and collaborations with idols like B.B. King reaffirmed his blues roots.

Imagine Dragons: LOOM WORLD TOUR – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Imagine Dragons, emerging from the Nevada desert in the late 2000s, became a powerhouse with their mix of rock and pop. Their Grammy-winning “Radioactive” highlighted the debut album Night Visions. Success continued with Evolve and recent albums Mercury: Act 1 and Act 2, blending mature themes with their signature sound.

Maxwell – Viejas Arena

Maxwell, a pivotal neo-soul figure, gained fame with his 1996 debut “Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite.” Celebrated for blending classical soul influences, he won a Grammy for “BLACKsummers’night” and continued impacting R&B with “blackSUMMERS’night” in 2016.

Parker McCollum – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Parker McCollum, an Americana artist from Austin, Texas, blends influences from rock, soul, and country. Since his 2015 debut, “The Limestone Kid,” he has seen success with albums like “Gold Chain Cowboy,” which charted on Billboard’s Country chart. His latest album, “Never Enough,” released in 2023, continues to root in heartland rock.

Kacey Musgraves: DEEPER WELL WORLD TOUR – Pechanga Arena

Kacey Musgraves, known for bending country traditions with progressive ideas, emerged with hits like “Merry Go Round.” Her 2018 album, “Golden Hour,” won the Grammy for Album of the Year, showcasing her cross-genre appeal. Following the acclaimed “Star-Crossed” in 2021, Musgraves continued to explore new collaborations and sounds, maintaining her status as a pivotal figure in modern country music.

Chris Tomlin – Viejas Arena

Chris Tomlin is a renowned Christian musician with over seven million records sold. Known for hits like “How Great Is Our God,” his work has topped charts since the mid-’90s, blending worship with pop influences across several award-winning albums.

Suki Waterhouse – The Sound

Suki Waterhouse combines lovelorn retro-pop with acting, releasing hits like “Brutally.” Signed to Sub Pop, her debut album “I Can’t Let Go” and “Milk Teeth” EP followed. Notable film roles include “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “A Rainy Day in New York.”

Concerts in San Diego: November 2024

Mat Kearney: Headlights Home Tour – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Mat Kearney, a Multi-Platinum songwriter and producer, has showcased his music on major shows like TODAY and The Tonight Show, and received accolades from notable publications. Known for his extensive touring with artists like John Mayer, his latest album, “January Flower,” is now available.

Sofi Tukker – Petco Park

SOFI TUKKER, the dance duo of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, infuses global beats with a vibrant Brazilian influence. Celebrating a decade together, they blend diverse musical styles and cultural themes, fostering a strong community connection, showcased in tracks like “Trompa” and “Jacaré,” and engaging in impactful philanthropy.

Concerts in San Diego: December 2024

Andrea Bocelli – Pechanga Arena

Andrea Bocelli’s 2024 North American tour starts tonight in Pittsburgh, featuring music from his album “A Family Christmas” and other hits. Sponsored by Stifel, the tour includes stops in major cities like Milwaukee and Toronto. Tickets are available on his website and through Gelb Productions.

See you there, San Diego!

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