Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend
Thursday, April 21
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Chicago-based Kontras Quartet returns to San Diego for an evening of dynamic music-making and multimedia collaboration.
Friday, April 22
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 is the performance alias of American EDM artist Julian Scanlan, who first made waves in the streamosphere with a series of remixes in 2016.
Doors 7PM, Show 8PM
Band Of Gringos is a power trio hailing from the psychedelic and soulful town of Ocean Beach.
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 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.
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.
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’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
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 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.
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.
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.
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 comprises Chris Chronicles and Alex Andre, DJs and producers who fuse house, electro, reggae, and dub influences.
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
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’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 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 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.
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
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.
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!