Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend

Get out there and enjoy some live music this weekend, San Diego!

Thursday, May 12

Scott Hirsch | Fruit Bats – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

You’ve heard the sound of Scott Hirsch. You might not know it, but his audio production has lurked deep in the cut of many admired recordings from the late 1990s to the present. A founding member of Hiss Golden Messenger, he was integral to the band’s formative years in the studio and on the road.

Dennis Quaid and The Sharks (seated show) – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Dennis Quaid and The Sharks have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star, he is a rock star.

The Halluci Nation – Soda Bar

Doors 8:30PM, Show 9:30PM

Canada’s Halluci Nation is an acclaimed electronic DJ collective known for their genre-bending mix of hip-hop, reggae, dubstep, and First Nations musical traditions.

Fish & The Seaweeds at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

The superb musicianship of this powerful trio allows them to cover a wide variety of styles while spontaneously improvising set lists in length and content creating an instantly accessible high-energy live musical flow taking listeners on a sonic, in-the-moment-honest journey through time.

Friday, May 13

Carla Morrison – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

Raw retellings of emotional, personal heartbreaks are the bedrock of Morrison’s material, and this honest approach earned her multiple Grammy noms and Latin Grammy wins over the course of five albums.

One Drop Redemption – Music Box

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

One Drop Redemption is the ‘premiere’ Bob Marley & The Wailers Tribute show. Formed in 2005, One Drop Redemption has performed at large venues in the US and Central America, as well as corporate and private events regionally.

Big Thief With Special Guest – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Eliciting adjectives like raw, volatile, vulnerable, and intimate, the folk-tinged indie rock of Brooklyn’s Big Thief is shaped by the very personal songwriting of singer/guitarist Adrianne Lenker.

Azizi Gibson – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Globe-trotting rapper, Azizi Gibson, spent years hopping from country to country with his family before settling in Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. Influenced by everything from Eminem and Outkast to anime and video games, he rose from the underground with the release of a handful of mixtapes and EPs (some on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label).

Matroda – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

The Matrodasound is making a solid mark on electronic music enthusiasts around the world, proving the road is only just beginning for this young producer with a promising future ahead.

Riley Green – SOMA San Diego

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Named 2020 ACM Awards New Male Artist of the Year, Billboard describes Riley’s music as “accessible, winning songs” while American Songwriter proclaims his “storytelling talents shine bright.”

Eric Burgett – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Following in the footsteps of legends like Charlie Rich, Ronnie Milsap & Phil Vassar, Eric Burgett has taken the 88 key torch and is blazing his own trail of standout country music.

Bach Collegium San Diego – All Souls Episcopal Church

Show 7PM

Beethoven’s seventh symphony is filled with an infectious dance with musical ideas linked back to Mozart. Fortepianist Sylvia Berry delivers Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 20, a dynamic work admired by the young Beethoven.

Feed Me – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

Jonathan Gooch, more commonly known by his stage names Feed Me and Spor, is a British drum and bass, dubstep and electro house producer and DJ. He is currently managed by Three Six Zero Group.

Gimme Gimme Disco – House of Blues

Doors 9PM

Calling all Dancing Queens! Here we go again! If you can’t get enough ABBA then do we have a dance party for you. Gimme Gimme Disco is a DJ-based dance party playing all your favorite ABBA hits, plus plenty of other disco hits from the 70s & 80’s.

Tom Yankton – Moonshine Flats

Show 8:30PM

Tom Yankton has an extensive resume that includes performing on Jimmy Kimmell Live, The Today Show, The Grand Ole Opry, The Academy Of Country Music Awards, The Rolling Stones “Zip Code” Tour, and having written songs that have appeared in “Bad Moms Christmas,” Lifetime Network’s “Love At First Flight,” and Netflix’s “Sex Education.”

Saturday, May 14

Bob Moses – Petco Park

Show 4PM

Electronic duo, Bob Moses, play a potent hybrid of house music and lyrical pop, fusing smooth vocals and guitar licks with club beats.

Betamaxx – Lakehouse Summer Concert Series

Doors 3:30PM, Show 4:30PM

Formed in 2009, BETAMAXX has been captivating audiences all over Southern California with their authentic ‘80s live music experience. Sing along on the Lakeside Lawn with all your favorites from BETAMAXX! Let the good times roll at Lakehouse Summer Concert Series!

Four Color Zack – Parq Nightclub

Doors 10PM

Four Color Zack has got more tricks up his sleeve than just being a world class DJ. He co-owns and also a designer of his skate shop. He’s from Seattle and the underground electronic scene he grew up with is evident in his sound.

Emmit Fenn – Music Box

Doors 7:30PM, Show 8:15PM

Emmit Fenn is a force to be reckoned with. His impressive resume includes being a co-writer and producer of Billie Eilish’s Bitches Broken Hearts, including his own song, Painting Greys, which is sitting comfortably at the top spot on Spotify Global Viral for 7 days straight.

Patrice Rushen , Michael Paulo & Paul Jackson Jr. – Omni La Costa

Show 7:30PM

An evening with Patrice Rushen , Paul Jackson Jr. , Michael Paulo, three contemporary Jazz and R&B artists onstage together performing to sold out audiences.

Mastodon – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Mastodon is one of the most acclaimed metal bands of the new millennium, with an innovative, lyrically astute blend of progressive metal, grindcore, and hardcore.

Apotheosis Of The Dance – Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Show 7PM

Bach Collegium San Diego, one of the country’s leading ensembles performing historically informed performances repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, and early classical eras, presents Apotheosis of the Dance.

Tom Yankton – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Tom has been featured on Spotify curated playlists with music logging MILLIONS of streams on the platform. Most recently, Tom has been in the studio recording his new material with famed songwriter and producer, Jimmy Ritchey.

Led Zepagain – Belly Up

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Having formed in 1989 and recently featured on AXS TV’s “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” Led Zepagain has become highly regarded as the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin in the world today.

Boostive with Jamberries – The Boochyard at Local Roots

Show 7PM

If you haven’t had a chance to make it out to one of Local Roots Spring Concert Series yet, you don’t want to miss out on your last chance to experience the vibes. Final spring concert features music by Boostive with Jamberries.

Eric Burgett – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Eric is on a roll releasing new music to his fans every 6 weeks gaining over 2.2 Million streams across all platforms. His latest digital streaming release “Turnt” released on October 22, 2021.

Showtek – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

Over the past two years, Showtek have become more than an act; it’s a movement, a tribe formed by the producer duo and its fans that is united in its love for music, excitement, artistic freedom and adventure.

Sunday, May 15

Stand Atlantic – SOMA Sidestage

Doors 6PM, Show 7PM

Melodic Australian pop punk outfit, Stand Atlantic, rode a wave of well-crafted indie releases and years of hard touring to a pair of prominent label deals, the latter of which resulted in the 2018 release of their debut album, Skinny Dipping, on Hopeless Records.

Behzod Abduraimov – The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Show 3PM

Uzbek pianist, Behzod Abduraimov, launched his career by winning the London International Piano Competition in 2009 at the age of 18 and has made a seamless transition from prodigy to celebrated career musician.

Robin Henkel at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Robin’s performances often include stories and anecdotes regarding the history of the blues and the unique vintage instruments he performs with. He is a four time recipient of “Best Blues” at the San Diego Music Awards.

Monday, May 16

UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

Multiracial reggae band from the West Midlands who had several crossover hits in the 1980s and ’90s with cover versions of ’60s pop songs.

Dying Fetus – House of Blues

Doors 5PM

Dying Fetus is an American death metal band originally from Greater Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Formed in 1991, the group is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing, slam riffs and heavy breakdowns.

See you there, San Diego!