The Front Row – San Diego’s Hottest Concerts for March
San Diego music venues are packed with solid live shows in March. This month we’ll have Common, The Shins, Matisyahu and G-Love passing through as well as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (they absolutley kill it live!), the legendary Wu-Tang Clan in addition to punk legends Fu Manchu, Social Distortions and the Meat Puppets.
Check out the calendar below featuring some of our favorite local live-music spots. With all the talent flowing through our fine city, you’re guaranteed to find a good time out here.
This classic, higher-end SD music venue has been a staple since 1974. With top-shelf sound and acoustics, you’ll find everything here, from ripping up-and-coming artists to established icons.
Featuring musicians ranging from alt. rock to reggae, hip-hop to blues.
3/19 Lake Street Dive – SOLD OUT
This intimate (around 200 maximum capacity) venue is a true San Diego classic, opening originally in 1989. The Casbah has featured incredible bands over the years; from San Diego originals like Lucy’s Fur Coat and Rocket From the Crypt to Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins.
Get up-close and personal with top-shelf musicians while enjoying legit cocktails in a friendly environment. All shows are 21+.
3/24 Fu Manchu – SOLD OUT
This is one our favorite ‘dive-bars’ in the county. Small over-all space, but has two viewing rooms on different sides of the stage; features inexpensive ticket and drink prices.
SB has a friendly staff and customers, which makes it a great spot to see shows up-close without spending your whole pay-check.
This place is a great live spot on India St., right downtown. With fantastic sound, nice staff and a deep well, it’s hard not to have a good time here.
The main floor lets you get up close, while the balcony offering a bit more of an intimate experience with full-stage views. Additionally, this is one of the few live venues which offers 18+ shows in San Diego.
3/5 CRSSD After Dark: Thomas Jack + Tensnake + Nathan Barato Show: 10:00 pm Tickets $30
3/18 Red Not Chili Peppers, Fooz Fighters, Renegades of Rage Show: 9:00 pm Tickets $13 advanced / $15 day of
Easily the best acoustics in the city, this historic venue is an amazing cultural experience. Many of their shows are all-ages or 18+ so the kids can come rock too!
A great environment to see a show; with the West Coast Tavern‘s killer food and drink located just through the lobby, this spot has everything you could want. If you don’t have a great night here, you’re doing it wrong.
3/6-7 The Shins Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm_SOLD OUT -both nights, good luck!
3/8-9 Social Distortion Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm_SOLD OUT -both nights, good luck!
3/10 TCHAMI Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm_SOLD OUT
We’ll See You There!
This city is a magnet for great music and good times; get out of your iPod and get into a live show this month!