Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend

Thursday, April 21

All That Remains – The Observatory North Park

Show 5:30PM

All That Remains is a Massachusetts, United States-based melodic metalcore/melodic death metal band. Originally established in 1998, the group is currently signed to Razor & Tie. Vocalist Philip Labonte was previously singer for the metal band Shadows Fall before he was replaced by Brian Fair.

Wallows – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

By the time Los Angeles’ Wallows began releasing music under that name in 2017, they had established an ’80s-influenced sound with hints of post-punk, synth pop, and power pop. Their debut album, Nothing Happens, arrived in 2019 and hit 75 on the Billboard 200, buoyed by the Top Ten alternative single “Are You Bored Yet?” featuring Clairo.

The Fall of Troy – Music Box

Door 6PM, Show 7PM

The Fall of Troy is an American rock band from Mukilteo, Washington. The band is a trio consisting of Thomas Erak (guitars, vocals, keyboards), Andrew Forsman (drums, percussion) and Tim Ward (bass, screamed vocals) who was later replaced by Frank Ene following his departure from the band in late 2007.

Twista – The Holding Company

Doors 7PM

Grammy nominated multi-platinum recording artistm, Twista, made his recording debut on “Po Pimp,” a platinum single by his fellow Windy City rappers, Do or Die. Following “Po Pimp,” Twista signed with Big Beat/Atlantic and released his debut, Adrenaline Rush.

The Maine – House of Blues

Doors 6PM

The Maine continue to defy genre stereotypes with their newest album and independent release, Lovely Little Lonely. First single and alt-radio track, “Bad Behavior” dances its way into your head and in true pop fashion, refuses to leave — making an impact with its catchy hooks.

Tempers – Whistle Top

Show 9PM

The New York City duo of Jasmine Golestaneh and Eddie Cooper aka Tempers specialize in a sleek strain of low-lit poetic synth-pop, the latest statement of which feels like the peak fruition of their elusive alchemy.

The Music of Cream ft. Will Johns & Kofi Baker – Belly Up

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

The Music of Cream continue their celebration and interpretation of the extraordinary music and legacy their family members and mentors created more than 50 years ago, via their extensive live show, personal stories and rare footage.

Art of Elan: Kontras Quartet & Friends – ICA North

Show 6PM

Chicago-based Kontras Quartet returns to San Diego for an evening of dynamic music-making and multimedia collaboration.

Friday, April 22

Skeggs – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Combining surf, garage, and slacker elements to create their dynamic sound, Skeggs, work effortlessly to provide melody, simplicity and energy into a few short minutes.

Slushii – Parq Nightclub

Doors 10PM

Slushii is the performance alias of American EDM artist Julian Scanlan, who first made waves in the streamosphere with a series of remixes in 2016.

Band of Gringos w/ Bash Dogs – The Holding Company

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Band Of Gringos is a power trio hailing from the psychedelic and soulful town of Ocean Beach.

Boy Harsher – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

BOY HARSHER is a dark electronic duo that produces gritty dance beats infused with ethereal vocals, creating a sound that is eerie, intense and incredibly danceable.

Flosstradamus: Hdyfest Tour – NOVA SD

Show 9:30PM

Flosstradamus was formed in 2007 as a series of DJ parties in their hometown of Chicago. Word of mouth about their eclectic mashup of electro, house, minimal techno, and sleazy R&B quickly spread, and their parties would often sell out at a moment’s notice.

Queen Nation – Belly Up

Doors 8:30PM, 9PM

Queen Nation is the West Coast’s longest running most authentic fully costumed re- creation of a Vintage Queen concert. The show consists of four musicians who all sing and perform in character and in period costumes while playing live note-for-note renditions of Classic Queen songs.

Fourth Friday Jazz Series – La Jolla Community Center

Show 7PM

A year of top billing jazz artists return for an exciting concert line-up! Rob Thorsen Trio featuring Rob Thorsen, Alexander Anderson, Richard Sellers present Extraordinary Jazz Standards.

Toni Varga – Bang Bang

Toni’s love towards music and his attitude and desire to continue evolving and experimenting with electronic rhythms were the principal causes for this Galician born to move to Barcelona, where he definitely finds his place and a new home with the ElRow Club family years later.

Saturday, April 23

Haliene – Music Box

Doors 8PM, Show 9:30PM

Rising from the world of trance and melodic dubstep, HALIENE is defining a new type of artist. Her angelic voice soars through the noise, capturing millions of hearts with her profound lyrics and heavenly melodies. 

DJ Dynamiq – Parq Nightclub

Doors 10PM

DJ Dynamiq has performed in major cities across the United States and has crossed borders to audiences in Mexico, Asia & the Bahamas. Performances with high-profile artists have transformed him into a mainstay at local Hip-Hop & Reggaeton music events. 

Brian Jonestown Massacre – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

The ever-evolving musical vehicle for notorious psych-rock brain trust, Anton Newcombe, the Brian Jonestown Massacre has endured numerous phases and iterations since arriving in the mid-’90s, becoming something of an independent institution in the process.

Joy Again – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

The band’s unadulterated sound and seemingly effortless command of melody and vivid storytelling have charmed both the internet underground and media outlets NME and FADER, among others.

Sheku & Isata – The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Show 8PM

Few instrumentalists have built such a formidable reputation more quickly than the Kanneh-Mason siblings, each with a classical chart-topper under their belt and still in their early twenties. But this beautifully conceived program finds them reunited, doing what they do best—playing chamber music with unparalleled empathy and understanding.

DVBBS – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

DVBBS comprises Chris Chronicles and Alex Andre, DJs and producers who fuse house, electro, reggae, and dub influences.

Grateful Shred – Belly Up

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Grateful Shred’s laissez faire vibe infuses the band with a gentle spirit, warmth, and (dare we say it) authenticity. From their killer merch game to their eminently watchable YouTube channel, they’re clearly having a rad time and spreading the love.

Sunday, April 24

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

After hitting it big in Hollywood, Thornton decided to return to his first love, music, and record an album. The dark and personal Private Radio arrived in 2001 on the Universal imprint Uptown. Produced and co-written with country legend Marty Stuart, it featured session work from some of Nashville’s finest.

Mogwai – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Mogwai’s long, sweeping tracks and experiments in extreme dynamic shifts, both exemplified on 1999’s debut album Young Team, built on Slint’s legacy and helped define the sound of post-rock.

#IMOMSOHARD: The Getaway Tour – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

#IMOMSOHARD began as a popular web-series by real-life best friends, comedians, and moms Kristin and Jen, sparking an online community of 2 million followers.

The Record Company: Play Loud Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

The rock/roots trio of The Record Company has already been hailed by LA Weekly for “making bluesy music that would sound more at home in a sweaty, backwoods Mississippi juke joint,” while Time Out Los Angeles has described their sound as “reminiscent of some of the best acts of the ’50s and ’60s.

Jeeyoon Kim – The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Show 3PM

Join us for an unforgettable musical experience by an award-winning classical pianist, Jeeyoon Kim, for her newest project, /si-úm/ which blends a classical piano with poetry and black and white photography.

Monday, April 25

James Arthur: It’ll All Make Sense Tour – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Known for his warm brand of R&B-inflected pop, James Arthur initially rose to fame as the victor of the ninth season of the British version of The X Factor in 2012. Buoyed by his competition-winning rendition of the Shontelle-ballad “Impossible,” his self-titled debut reached number two in the U.K.

Orville Peck – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

Combining the lulling ambiance of shoegaze with the iconic melodies and vocal prowess of classic American country music, outlaw cowboy, Orville Peck croons about love and loss from the badlands of North America.

See you there, San Diego!