Top Concerts In San Diego This Weekend

Thursday, May 5

Key Glock | Yellow Tape Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Memphis-born rapper, Key Glock, delivers cold, stark, uncompromising verses about sex, guns, and money. Updating the woozy, narcotic style of Memphis greats that came before him like Three 6 Mafia, Key Glock found success with critics, fans, and the charts with projects like 2020’s Yellow Tape and two Dum and Dummer releases with Young Dolph.

Manic Hispanic – Music Box

Doors 6:30PM, Show 7:30PM

Manic Hispanic is an all Mexican-American comedy-punk rock cover band from Los Angeles, California. These seven vatos all have one thing in common – their love for classic punk rock. Manic Hispanic take the punk songs that they love but they add a large dose of barrio humor.

Mariachi El Bronx – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Mariachi El Bronx released their double LP, Música Muerta Vol. 1 & 2, back in May 2020, a collection loaded with 25 pounding tracks, including 10 unreleased songs, three never-before-heard demos, unique covers of classics, TV themes and live rarities spanning the group’s ongoing, 15-year career.

Roberto Tapia – Parq Nightclub

Show 9PM

Roberto Tapia is a chart-topping singer, multi-instrumentalist, and arranger of regional Mexican music. With a mellifluous tenor voice, his many narcocorridos have won him fame and fortune across Latin America, but he is also equally adept at singing banda, romanticos, and in the 2010s, mariachis.

Jerry ‘Hotrod’ DeMink at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink is an international performing artist who has spent many nights playing shows across the country and abroad. Hot Rod is a diverse guitarist with deep roots planted in the soul of America’s home bred music.

Friday, May 6

Loud Luxury – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

Describing their sound as “deep house with a shot of tequila,” Los Angeles-based Canadian duo Loud Luxury make bright, ecstatic dance-pop with wistful lyrics, inspired by Disclosure, the Weeknd, and Calvin Harris.

Eric Church – Pechanga Arena at San Diego Sports Arena

Show 8PM

Country singer, composer, and guitarist Eric Church first made an impact as a songwriter, but he soon revealed a sharp wit and rough-and-rowdy style as a performer.

Live Nation & Soda Bar Presents – Homeshake

Show 7PM

Montreal-based singer/songwriter Peter Sagar makes lonely, R&B-influenced indie pop under the name Homeshake. While essentially a solo project, Homeshake has also featured contributions by Mark Goetz, Greg Napier, and Brad Loughead.

Lil Tecca | Tecca Loves You Tour – House of Blues

Show 7PM

Lil Tecca or Tecca, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He gained recognition upon releasing his breakout single, “Ransom”, which has amassed over 300 million plays on Spotify, and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Angelshade – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 7:30PM

A Southern California band of 6, collaborating to make music that matters and to be thought provoking. Listen to the music, let it take you where you want to be.

L’Rain – The Loft @ UC San Diego

Show 8PM

Brooklyn based experimentalist and multi-instrumentalist, Taja Cheek, aka L’Rain, is mapping the enormity of how to change. Her second album, Fatigue, demands introspection from ready ears with an array of keyboards, synths, and hauntingly delicate vocals that create a genre entirely her own.

Red Not Chili Peppers – Belly Up

Doors 8:30PM, Show 9PM

The Red Not Chili Peppers pay tribute to the ultimate funk rock quartet – a band who has transcended three decades of chart topping success as well as developed one of the largest die-hard followings in the world.

JT Harker – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Born and bred in San Jose, California, JT Harker’s desire to perform came from attending countless concerts at nearby Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Covet – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Characterized by complex song structures and guitarist Yvette Young’s unique finger-tapping style, instrumental band Covet quickly earned a devoted following with their exploratory math rock sounds.

Konstantina Gianni – Parq Nightclub

Show 11PM

Professional DJ turned model who is recognized for her residencies at famed bay area nightclubs such as Pure Lounge, Opal, and LVL 44. This exposure has led to her garnering over 280,000 followers on Instagram.

Morgan Leigh Band – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Morgan Leigh Band is one of Southern California’s hardest working high energy country bands! Performing all of your favorite current country hits as well as their original debut album “Trouble”, they keep the party rocking all night long.

Saturday, May 7

St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

Show 7:30PM

A tight ensemble with a gospel-tinged, retro-soul sound complete with horns and a dynamic lead singer in Paul Janeway, Birmingham, Alabama’s St. Paul & the Broken Bones’ stirring live shows quickly garnered them a fan following when the band began performing publicly in 2012.

Brian Regan – Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Show 8PM

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.”

Dre Sinatra – Parq Nightclub

Show 10PM

DJ Dre Sinatra is one of the most influential players in the LA music scene as a tastemaker DJ, producer and entertainment entrepreneur.

Coriander – Moonshine Beach

Show 10PM

Coriander is an high-energy, dance-driven party band, which delivers top quality live music entertainment. With a wide range of songs and styles and their show stopping energy, Coriander fills dance floors every time they step onstage.

Party Favor – Nova SD

Show 9:30PM

Party Favor, the pseudonym of DJ and electronic producer Dylan Ragland, is one of the biggest names in festival trap. His music successfully combines the Southern sound of trap with Euro-house, as well as elements of dancehall and pop.

Wild Child – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

A Wild Child performance is the closest thing to a real 1960’s Doors concert and Live Doors Experience. This is not a typical tribute band. Wild Child relies on recapturing the original: sound, feel, mood, dynamics and delivery of the Doors music. In true Doors fashion there are no: wigs, props, costumes, or phony banter between song. It’s about the music and its delivery by top pro musicians and performers.

Biffy Clyro – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Known for their anthemic alt-rock, Scotland’s Biffy Clyro are a dynamic power trio marked by the throaty lead-vocal brogue of singer/guitarist Simon Neil. Emerging in the early 2000s, the band drew loyal fans with their grunge, hardcore, and prog rock-influenced sound that found them combining hooky choruses with unusual song forms and galloping rhythmic meters.

nothing,nowhere. – The Observatory North Park

Show 6PM

The mysterious nothing,nowhere. is the project of Vermont-based musician, Joe Mulherin, a singer, rapper, and songwriter who mixes cathartic emo-rap, trap, and indie rock styles in equal measure.

Prince Daddy & the Hyena – House of Blues

Doors 6:30PM

Prince Daddy & the Hyena emerged in 2014 with an affable blend of gallows humor and smartly crafted slacker punk that traffics in elements of power pop, emo, post-hardcore, and indie rock. They issued two EPs before releasing their full-length debut, 2016’s I Thought You Didn’t Even Like Leaving.

Morgan Leigh Band – Moonshine Flats

Show 10PM

Morgan Leigh Band has been an opening act for Pat Benatar, Garth Brooks, Emerson Drive, Chris Young, Craig Wayne Boyd, James Otto, Sammy Kershaw, Phil Vassar, Raelynn, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, and Kevin Fowler. With 63 shows in 2016, the band is ready for a busy and better 2017.

The Okee Dokee Brothers – The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center

Show 3PM

This American bluegrass/American roots GRAMMY award-winning duo has put their passion for the outdoors at the heart of their children’s music. A five-time Parent’s Choice Award winner, they have garnered praise from the likes of NPR’s All Things Considered and USA Today, and have been called “two of family music’s best songwriters.”

Sunday, May 8

The Far Side – Music Box

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

The Far Side is currently working on new music and a 30th-anniversary project to commemorate the release of Bizarre Ride II. A limited-edition producer’s tape was released on January 22nd featuring The Far Side, Wu-Tang Clan luminary Inspectah Deck and more.

Royal Blood – The Observatory North Park

Show 7PM

Brighton duo Royal Blood channel the blues-rock dynamism of the likes of the White Stripes, the Black Keys, and Two Gallants, yet they amp up the ferocity and volume with scuzzy riffs and blustering energy.

Jerry Cantrell – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Jerry Cantrell is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member in the grunge band Alice in Chains. Cantrell has also released three solo albums: Boggy Depot (1998), Degradation Trip, Volumes 1&2 (2002), and Brighten (2021).

Infinite Floyd | Pink Floyd Experience – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Paying attention to every musical detail and faithfully recreating the ‘true’ live Pink Floyd concert experience, Infinite Floyd bring together all the best moments from the timeless Pink Floyd back catalogue, and combining the latest state-of-the-art sound and light technology, to create a performance that is both sonically perfect and visually awesome.

Ron Houston & The Berry Pickers at the Salvation Stage – House of Blues

Doors 7PM

Ron Houston and The Berry Pickers is an energetic fun loving band fronted by Louisiana native Ron Houston. The amazing rhythm section is locked down by The Berrys who were born and raised in San Diego and drummer Jack Hoole. If you are looking to have a great time dancing and hanging with great friends… go see this band.

Monday, May 9

Wishbone Ash Phoenix Rising America Tour – Belly Up

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

Wishbone Ash is a British rock band which achieved its greatest success in the early and mid-1970s. Their most popular albums included Wishbone Ash (1970), Argus (1972), There’s the Rub (1974), and New England (1976). They were one of the first bands to use twin lead guitars.

See you there, San Diego!