Your Guide To This Week’s San Diego Concerts

San Diego State University is doing it up this weekend. Whether you’re in the mood for a pioneer alt-rock band or internationally celebrated guitarists, SDSU is the place to be.

If neither of those concerts sounds appealing, you can indulge in classic reggae, deathcore or staples of the local San Diego scene. Whatever you’re into, San Diego will provide.

San Diego Guitar Festival – 4/21

Rhapsody Hall at SDSU

College Heights

Watch as internationally celebrated guitarists gather at San Diego State University for performances, masterclasses and demonstrations.

The second annual San Diego Guitar Festival will be a showcase of the best guitarists presenting their musical prowess, courtesy of SDSU, Museum of Making Music and San Diego Early Music Society.

Aspiring guitarists and guitar enthusiasts, this one is for you.

Dead Feather Moon – 4/21

The Casbah

Little Italy

Dead Feather Moon is on a mission to support Team Cretins as the gang prepares to embark on a bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The bicycle ride will help raise money for the AIDS Life Cycle fight to end AIDS.

Enjoying great indie rock to support a great cause? Yes, please!

Oceano – 4/22


Midway District

Deathcore band Oceano, from Cook County, Illinois, has been producing albums since 2006. And it isn’t stopping. The group’s fifth studio album Revelation is slated for release on May 19th of this year.

Ring in Oceano’s new album from its new label Sumerian Records this weekend!

The Pixies – 4/22

Open Air Theatre


Alternative rock band The Pixies formed in Boston in 1986. Following a break-up in 1993, The Pixies, unlike other defunct bands, retained a massive following which prompted a reunion in 2004.

Still going strong, The Pixies comes to SDSU’s Open Air Theatre to play 31 years after its debut as a major influence of your favorite alt-rock acts. Catch a piece of history right here in San Diego.

The Wailers – 4/22

The Music Box

Little Italy

Living reggae legend The Wailers makes its way to The Music Box’s intimate venue for a night of your favorite Wailers’ songs.

Led by bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, The Wailers brings its revolutionary sound to San Diego for your enjoyment.