Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend | July 07-July 11

Rock stars, country singers, DJs, cover bands, and living legends are all on our list of top concerts in San Diego this weekend. Don’t miss it!

Thursday, July 7

Paul Cauthen – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Want to get a bead on Paul Cauthen?
Good freakin’ luck — especially on his third album, COUNTRY COMING DOWN.
Suffice to say that the singer, songwriter and proud son of Tyler, Texas — steward of a rich, resonant, bass-leaning tenor dubbed Big Velvet — covers a lot of ground and embodies a lot of characters.


Tower of Power and Lettuce – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Show 7:30PM

Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B group Tower of Power and genre-busting six-member Funk band Lettuce will take the stage for one incredible night of music that will leave you grooving for days.


Taylor Made Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King & James Taylor – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Come and celebrate the music of two of the most renowned pop artists of our generation with Taylor Made Tapestry, a Tribute to Carole King & James Taylor.


Friday, July 8

America – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

The first half of the 1970s was the heyday of introspective songwriting and close-harmony singing. The band America lay at the commercial end of this movement, releasing a string of singles that earned radio play for years. The trio’s debut was “A Horse with No Name,” a Neil Young-derived, hallucinatory story-song that hit number one in the U.S. and became a worldwide smash.


San Holo- Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

San is constantly improving on his live show, learning from the masters that he gets to watch on his many tours and festival shows, exercising the same care and precision he does when creating the music.


The Best of Times: MEGAN HILTY Sings Jerry Herman – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Show 7:30PM

Talk about showstoppers! Imagine the thrill of hearing the incredibly talented Broadway and TV star Megan Hilty (Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off, Smash) singing the treasured hits of the late Jerry Herman (Mame, Hello Dolly, La Cage aux Folles) and you have a night that will send you home happily singing to yourself, or for the world to hear…it’s Broadway after all! Conductor Rob Fisher leads the Orchestra in this special tribute to one of America’s most revered composers and lyricists.


Sammy Johnson – Beach House

Doors 6PM, Show 7PM

Australian native, Sammy Johnson (a.k.a Sammy J) embraces his Maori and Polynesian roots to create positive and uplifting music. Blending together island reggae, soul and jazz vibes with heartfelt lyrics, Sammy’s sound is exhilarating and intoxicating.


KVSH – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

Luciano Ferreira, aka KVSH, is a Forbes Under 30 artist, considered one of the biggest names in Brazilian electronic music. With 600 million streams and 5.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify, he has performed at Rock in Rio, Lollapalooza, in addition to tours worldwide.


Lauren Davidson Live – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Lauren Davidson is unconventional, inimitable, and unmissable. Blending New York City vibes with the rich tones of country music, she has created a genre all her own, and audiences and critics can’t get enough of her.


The Winehouse Experience – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Mia Karter Productions is proud to present a Tribute to the late Amy Winehouse, featuring her incredible original music and many of the classic hits she covered over the years. The Winehouse Experience is a celebration of the great icon’s unique style and artistry.


I90

I-90 Happy Hour ft. Atomic Groove Guests a benefit for Solana Beach Schools – Belly Up

Doors 5PM, Show 5:30PM

Five Native San Diegan’s reunite to form a tribute to the best of the 90’s. Their song list also includes great rock hits from the 70’s and 80’s!


Tom Yankton Live – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Tom Yankton has an extensive resume that includes performing on Jimmy Kimmell Live, The Today Show, The Grand Ole Opry, The Academy Of Country Music Awards, The Rolling Stones “Zip Code” Tour, and having written songs that have appeared in “Bad Moms Christmas,” Lifetime Network’s “Love At First Flight,” and Netflix’s “Sex Education.”


Paul Cauthen – Belly Up

Doors 8:30PM, Show 9PM

Cauthen is a 21st century Texas outlaw who has a soulful, spiritual spin on hardcore country music. He kept the fires of old-fashioned outlaw country burning in the 2010s, spiking his sinewy swagger with an undercurrent of gospel balanced by a hefty dose of midnight sleaze


Saturday, July 9

Beatbreaker – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

Based out of New York city, Beatbreaker has established himself as one of the most in-demand DJs in the world – with club residences all over the world, and celebrities that call upon him regularly.


Uptown Nights – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Show 7:30PM

Powerhouse trumpeter Byron Stripling brings Harlem’s famed musical hot spots like The Cotton Club and The Savoy to life in this swingin’ night of musical sensations that focuses on Harlem’s heyday! Vocalist Carmen Bradford and tap dancer Leo Manzari join Stripling in bringing “Uptown” to the San Diego waterfront.


Lauren Davidson Live – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Lauren’s been described as “a smooth-as-silk combination of Lady Antebellum and Kelsea Ballerini, gently [mingled with] her own powerhouse gusto” by Popdust. Her work has been met with notable features from press including Taste of Country, Billboard, Whiskey Riff, Sounds Like Nashville, and American Songwriter.


Dada Life – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

This is Dada Land. Get ready to arrive beautiful and leave ugly. There are no rules but the rules of Dada. Don’t look back in the past. Always go forward. And whatever you do: Don’t trust us…..wait, what?


The Grouch & Eligh – Music Box

Doors 9PM, Show 10PM

Rapper and producer the Grouch has been a valued underground hip-hop figure since he co-founded Living Legends, a loose collective of MCs and DJs from the Bay Area, Japan, and Europe | Eligh, a self-described “genre-breaking, obsessive bass fiend” has continued to sustain himself as a salient figure for over fifteen years within the increasingly fickle and rapidly revolving world of hip-hop.


Des Rocs & The Blue Stones – House of Blues

Doors 6:30PM

Des Rocs is a blues-slapped, fist-pumping electro-rock in the vein of the Struts and Royal Blood. The Blue Stones is an Ontario guitar-and-drum duo fuses rousing blues-rock with sleek alt-rock elements.


Azucar! Salsa & Cumbia Night w/ La Sonora Dinamita & Las Chikas – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

La Sonora Dinamita is a Colombian and Mexican musical group that plays cumbia, a Tropical music genre from Colombia but popular throughout Latin America.


Wayward Sons – Belly Up

Doors 8PM, Show 9PM

Wayward Sons is a nostalgia-fueled, power chord-packed rock show featuring the greatest songs of the ‘80s including hits from Journey, Queen, Bon Jovi, Styx, Def Leppard and Guns N Roses.


Tom Yankton Live – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Yankton has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Red Street Records, is working with producer Jimmy Ritchey and manager Dewayne Brown, and also plays guitar and shares lead vocals in supergroup Generation Radio along with Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, Jason Scheff of Chicago, Deen Castronovo of Journey, and Steve Ferrone of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.


Quel Bordel! – The Holding Company

Doors 7PM

QUEL BORDEL (QB!) was formed in San Diego, CA in 2013 w/ a Ukrainian, two Filipino brothers, a classically trained violinist and a punk rock drummer. After the better part of a decade, they have had multiple releases and kept up a vigorous touring regiment of over 150+ shows a year. The band has toured the US, Canada, and Europe, and they have made a small dent in the folk-punk music scene: coining their own sub-genre “world punk.”


Hullabaloo – San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

Show 5PM

Hullabaloo has been making music for kids and families for eightteen years. They’ve performed their own brand of foot-stomping, wing-flapping, free-range, organic kid folk across the United States at large festivals and tiny backyard parties.


Sunday, July 10

Billy Nation: A Tribute to Billy Joel (seated show) – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Billy Nation is a premier Billy Joel tribute band that gives the audience an authentic Billy Joel concert experience complete with Billy’s signature grand piano, growling saxophone, and rich harmonies.


The Midtown Men – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Show 7:30PM

The Midtown Men Twelfth Anniversary Tour celebrates the greatest hits from the Sixties, reuniting the stars from the Original Broadway Cast of the smash hit musical Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.


The Music of Steely Dan Featuring ROBBEN FORD and TOM SCOTT – Music Box

Doors 6PM, Show 7PM

Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists today, particularly known for his blues playing, as well as his ability to be comfortable in a variety of musical contexts. Tom Scott is a renowned composer, arranger, producer, music director, saxophonist and educator.


Tyler Ray at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Tyler Ray is an American singer-songwriter with a rich understanding of the highs and lows that this life has to offer. This blue-collar, CA native grew up with a shovel in his hand and a song in his heart. There’s no shortage of raw, unadulterated, relatable emotion on full display in his latest single, “Dear California”.


Willie Nelson & Family with special guest Anna Vaus – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 8PM

Willie Hugh Nelson is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973), combined with the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger (1975) and Stardust (1978), made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in country music.


Jaron Yancy – The Holding Company

Show 10:30AM

Jaron Yancey is a singer songwriter originally from Salt Lake City,UT playing a mix of country blues. New record out now on All Welcome Records.


Monday, July 11

Scarface – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Even if Scarface never scored any national hits or stormed up the charts with any of his numerous albums throughout the ’90s, no one could question his clout throughout the South. He essentially defined what it meant to be a Southern thug rapper years before anyone even coined the term Dirty South.


Zach Brosi at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Musician and underwater basket weaving enthusiast Zach Brosi delivers a rambunctious fusion of funk, rock, pop, reggae, and the blues. Combining all of his favorite genres into one fresh squeezed jar of noise, Zach’s music is best known for being versatile and all encompassing.

See you there, San Diego!