Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend | June 2 To June 6

Backstreet’s back, alright! That and so many other awesome San Diego concerts are happening this weekend. Buy your tickets now!

Thursday, June 2

Coi Leray – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

East Coast emcee, Coi Leray, delivers melodic sung/rapped verses over skittering beats and heavy bass, balancing uncompromising toughness with her charismatic attitude.

Hayden James: Lifted Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

It took award-winning music producer, Hayden James, one song to become a sound of the Australian summer. Today, the artist’s electronic pop music has hooked a global audience on his sound, with a collection that has amassed over half a billion streams. 

Failure – Music Box

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Failure is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles that was active from 1990 to 1997 and from 2014 to the present. They have released six full-length albums and five EPs.

A Tribute To The Beatles’ Rubber Soul & Revolver – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

With their sixth and seventh albums, Rubber Soul and Revolver, The Beatles scaled new ground. This concert series is a world-first live performance of both albums in track order. Four exceptionally talented young stars of the Australian music scene embark on this challenging task.

Jon Wolfe with Chris Roberts – Moonshine Beach

Doors 7PM, Show 8:30PM

The best introduction to Jon Wolfe is the basic yet not so simple fact that he’s a country singer and songwriter. The other best introduction to Jon Wolfe is to hear him sing and share thestories in the songs he performs and writes.

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 8PM

A legendary trumpet player, Alpert’s extraordinary musicianship has earned him five #1 hits, nine GRAMMY® Awards, the latest from his 2014 album, “Steppin’ Out,” fifteen Gold albums, fourteen Platinum albums and has sold over 72 million records.

Jerry ‘Hotrod’ DeMink at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink is an international performing artist who has spent many nights playing shows across the country and abroad. Hot Rod is a diverse guitarist with deep roots planted in the soul of America’s home bred music.

Emily Angell Band – The Merrow

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

While some have compared Emily Angell to Jewel and Alanis Morissette, she’s just as well known for moments of belting out Cristina-esque high notes or busting out the harmonica while deftly looping vocals with acoustic guitar.

Friday, June 3

Channel 93.3 Summer Kick Off – Petco Park

Show 6:30PM

Channel 93.3 has just released the lineup for the 2022 Summer Kick Off on Friday, June 3! Join us at Gallagher Square with special guests 5 Seconds of Summer, Becky G, Charlie Puth, Tate McRae, & Gayle.

Traffic Jams: Ed Kornhauser – The Conrad

Show 4:30PM

Kick rush hour traffic to the curb on Fridays with our new free outdoor concert series, Traffic Jam! Along with veteran bassist, Rob Thorsen, and local drummer Tyler Kreutel, award-winning jazz pianist, Ed Kornhauser, will kick off our Traffic Jam series with an hour-long set of original music in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd at The Conrad.

Amos Lee with special guest Neal Francis – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

With his laid-back vocal delivery and earthy acoustic sound, Amos Lee emerged in the mid-2000s, balancing his love of classic singer/songwriter folk with blues, country, and ’70s-style R&B. Drawing upon an array of influences including Bob Dylan, Bill Withers, John Prine, and Otis Redding.

Artemis – The Alexandria

Show 6PM

Artemis – featuring Renee Rosnes, Ingrid Jensen, Anat Cohen, Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda & Nicole Glover – is acclaimed as “A killer line-up of performers… they all converge on this extremely cosmopolitan, sleek, rhythm-forward, modern sound.” (NPR Music)

Breathe Carolina – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

Denver-based electronic outfit that blends beat-driven EDM and an aggressive, post-hardcore spirit.

Morgan James – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Morgan’s voice is an instrument through which she can communicate anything. A gift bestowed upon her that she has expertly trained, meticulously nurtured, and passionately galvanized into action by an urgency to make real music.

Yellow Claw – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

Yellow Claw is a Dutch DJ and record production duo from Amsterdam consisting of Jim Taihuttu (based in Bali) and Nils Rondhuis (based in Amsterdam.) The duo’s music is a mix of a wide range of genres and often incorporates elements from trap, hiphop, bass, dubstep and hardstyle.

Slenderbodies: Plastic Parts Tour – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Slenderbodies writes songs for you to experience like a blanket or a warm breeze of equatorial air. Immerse yourself in their world of hushed storytelling and smooth moods.

Brodie Stewart – Moonshine Flats

Doors 8PM

At a young age, Stewart’s favorite things to do were going to the Rodeo, listening to country music, singing and playing guitar. Soon enough, Brodie formed and fronted a southern rock band and had the good fortune of touring the country opening up for big artists in front of sold out arenas.

Rock of Ages – The Holding Company (1st Floor)

Doors 7PM, Show 7:30PM

Ranging from new wave and pop hits to rockin hair metal classics, Rock of Ages brings to life this unforgettable decade with a fresh sound and an energy packed performance. Come ready to sing, dance and travel back in time with Rock Of Ages.

Fooz Fighters and No Duh – Belly Up

Doors 8:30PM, Show 9PM

FOOZ FIGHTERS have blazed a trail to become the most sought-after Foo Fighters tribute band in the nation playing to packed crowds at concert venues, festivals and casinos across the U.S. and Internationally.

Martin McDaniel – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Martin has played all around the country, opening for huge acts like Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Billy Currington and other country music heavy hitters.

Saturday, June 4

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Show 7:30PM

The DNA World Tour is the eleventh concert tour by American vocal group, the Backstreet Boys in support of their tenth studio album, DNA (2019). The tour will perform over 150 shows in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. It was the ninth highest-grossing tour of 2019, with a total attendance of 999,242 from 95 shows, as well as a total revenue of $92,310,105.

Thana Alexa – The Alexandria

Show 6PM

Her latest album, ONA (self-release, March 2020), which earned her two Grammy® nominations (Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Instrumental Jazz Solo for Regina Carter’s performance), is Alexa’s focus, her mission statement. The album speaks to us musically about every facet of womanhood, conveying a message of strength and empowerment.

The Fivio Foreign Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Brooklyn-based drill rapper, Fivio Foreign, started out primarily contributing featured verses to other rapper’s songs, but he broke through in a big way with his 2019 single “Big Drip.” The song was a viral success, and opened doors to a major-label contract and his first project

Brodie Stewart – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

The Brodie Stewart Band’s high octane show has been touring the west coast opening up for top recording artists such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch, Hank Williams Jr. and many more.

Nitrane – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

Nitrane is a DJ from Egypt. He performs within the field of Chill Out, House music.

Dirty Heads – Petco Park

Doors 4PM, Show 5PM

Following in the footsteps of their California brothers, Sublime, Huntington Beach’s Dirty Heads mix hip-hop, reggae, and rock along with that laid-back South Cali attitude.

Stephen Lynch: The Time Machine Tour – The Observatory North Park

Show 8PM

Stephen LYNCH is a songwriter, comedian and Tony award-nominated actor. His songs are known for their haunting melodies, complex and Lord-pleasing chord structures and insightful lyrics, often exploring the universal themes of heartbreak, family strife, and forgetting one’s safe word during a particularly brutal S&M session.

RX Bandits – Music Box

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Emerging from Orange County’s thriving ska-punk scene, RX Bandits quickly made a name for themselves as a unit willing to take musical risks and lyrical stances, largely thanks to lead singer and guitarist Matt Embree, whose songwriting continued to evolve in a more progressive direction as RX Bandits grew to their eventual complement of six

Sarah and the Sundays – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Sarah and the Sundays is an alternative band based out of Austin, TX. After their breakout track ‘Moving On’, they released the LP ‘So You’re Mad About The Cups’. In the next two years, the band honed in their live shows and built an online audience, all while writing and recording their debut studio album ‘The Living End’.

Disco Lines – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

His tracks are filled with a certain vibrance. Mixing future bass, trap and deep house, Disco Lines has developed a unique and technical sound.

The FABBA Show – Belly Up

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Direct from the U.K. and back by popular demand, The FABBA Show is now America’s most renowned, authentic, and truly sensational tribute to ABBA. “The World’s top ABBA tribute show,” said the London Times and “Even better than the originals live,” claimed the Houston Chronicle.

Martin McDaniel – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Martin has signed a management deal with Ash Bowers, of Wide Open Music, and a publishing deal with Wide Open Publishing. Martin recently released “Girls, Trucks, And Beer” which is having success on both streaming and social platforms. He is excited as more new music is coming in the near future.

Sunday, June 5

Tears for Fears: The Tipping Point World Tour – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Show 7:30PM

Founded after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate, Tears for Fears were associated with the new wave synthesizer bands of the early 1980s, and attained international chart success. Tears for Fears were part of the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US.

Matisyahu – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

When Matisyahu emerged in 2004 with his debut album,Shake Off the Dust…Arise, his musical persona seemed a novelty to some. He punctuated his performances with stage diving. It may have seemed like a joke at first, but Matisyahu was serious about his craft, and his diverse style soon garnered Grammy nominations, gold record certifications, and a broad audience.

Pusha T – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Terrence LeVarr Thornton, better known by his stage name, Pusha T, is an American rapper and record executive. He rose to prominence as one-half of the hip hop duo Clipse, which was mainly active from 1994 to 2010, alongside his older brother No Malice.

Starset – House of Blues

Doors 6PM

Describing their sound as “cinematic rock,” the stylistically ambitious Columbus, Ohio rock band, Starset, emerged in the mid-2010s with a thoroughly developed thematic narrative already in place. Through sweeping science fiction concept albums, the band built a devoted audience and enjoyed chart success in the process.

Joe Jackson: The ‘Sing, You Sinners!’ Tour – The Magnolia

Show 7PM

Joe Jackson is a versatile performer who began in new wave but later traversed territory ranging from cabaret and film scores to jump blues.

The Moneymen Duo at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

The Moneymen Duo have played music together for many years. Their creativity, spontaneity, and obvious comfort together in front of a crowd is immediately evident as they play through their unique and expansive song list.

Sunday Night Latin Jazz – Madison On Park

Sunday Night Latin Jazz is happening at Madison on Park‘s indoor patio every week – where you can eat the eats and sip the sips while Irving Flores entertains with Kaylee Daugherty on vocals.

Monday, June 6

Ambar Lucid – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Combining folk-styled fingerpicking, atmospheric electric guitar, dreamy electronics, and occasional horns and beats, Ambar’s full-length debut, Dreaming Lucid, saw release in 2018 and was followed in 2020 by the more sonically robust Garden of Lucid.

DJ Symphony – The Holding Company (2nd Floor)

Show 9PM

DJ Symphony has evolved from being a hip-hop practitioner to becoming a music teacher. His passion for education and hip-hop lead him to create the Symphony DJ Academy at the Solano Town Center in 2013 in Fairfield, California where he teaches deejaying, audio production, podcasting and radio arts.

See you there, San Diego!

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