Top Concerts This Week In San Diego

Pato Banton, Everlast, CAKE, and a DJ they are calling ‘the next Armin Van Buuren’…there truly is something for everyone on the list of top concerts this week in San Diego!

Get your dancing shoes on and head out on the town!

Thursday, December 14th

Everlast – Music Box San Diego

Doors 8:00PM, Start 9:00PM

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/rapper, Everlast, has crafted Songs Of The Ungrateful Living, a masterful 15-cut collection that serves as a soundtrack for modern America. It’s an album that pulls from several seemingly unrelated musical and thematic corners of the country to poignantly highlight not only the bleak status of our nation and its inhabitants but also the untapped potential of both.

Friday, December 15th

Buckethead – Music Box San Diego

Doors: 8:00PM, Start 9:30PM

Buckethead is a virtuoso guitarist and multi instrumentalist who performs within many genres of music. His music spans such diverse areas as progressive metal, funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and avant-garde music. The prolific artist has released over 300 studio recordings! He released 178 “pikes” in the 2014-2015 period alone. He has also performed on over 50 more albums by other artists.

Andrew Rayel – Omnia

Andrew Rayel has been called ‘the next Armin Van Buuren’. That’s quite a statement about the young trance DJ from the Republic of Moldova. Expect a high energy show!


Atomic Groove’s Holiday Happy Hour – Belly Up

Doors 5:00PM, Start 5:30PM

Atomic Groove is San Diego’s BEST in variety dance band entertainment, serving the special event industry for parties, galas, fundraisers, weddings and more since 1995. Atomic Groove packs dance floors with their inspiring, high-energy presentation and choice selections of dance jams from today and yesterday.

Holiday Hangover ft. Strangelove and The Cured – House of Blues San Diego

Doors 7:00PM, Start 8:00PM

Truly evocative of a Depeche Mode arena/stadium stage show, the scale of STRANGELOVE’s theatrical stage production is unparalleled, save for the real article. Multiple projection visual programs assault the concertgoer’s senses and further the illusion that they’re witnessing an actual Depeche Mode concert.

Pato Banton – Belly Up

Doors 8:30PM, Start 9:00PM

Reggae artist Pato Banton’s live music, while fun to sing and dance to, provokes the thought the listener into thinking about the current state of the world we live in and how we can positively contribute.

Saturday, December 16th

CAKE at Observatory North Park – Belly Up

Doors 7:00PM, Start 8:00PM

“We heard this hip little fuzzed-out tune on the radio, and we were, like, who’s this cool new band? Maybe something called Bear Antler? Then we realized it was CAKE.” – Rolling Stone Magazine. It’s sold out, but we’ve seen tickets floating around on the resell sites.

Sunday, December 17th

4th Annual Country Christmas featuring Sam Outlaw – Belly Up

Doors 7:00PM, Start 8:00PM

Since the release of his 2015 debut Angeleno, Outlaw remains one of LA’s only modern country singers to earn international acclaim. And with his follow-up Tenderheart he shows an impressive refinement of his artistic identity.

Adema – House of Blues San Diego

Doors 6:00PM, Start 7:00PM

Adema is a rock band from Bakersfield, California consisting of vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls. The band formed in 1993.


Anuhea All is Bright Tour – Music Box San Diego

Doors 6:30PM, Start 8:00PM

Winner of the 2010 Na Hoku Award for best contemporary album of the year, Anuhea brings with her the melodic traditions of her island fused with modern beats and influences.