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Top concerts this week (Feb. 13-19)

Top concerts in San Diego this week include Seven Lions, The English Beat, Cut Chemist and Erykah Badu.

Top concerts in San Diego this week include Seven Lions, The English Beat, Cut Chemist and Erykah Badu.

2.16 Bone Thugs N Harmony

The Cleveland group that won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance for “Tha Crossroads” in 1997, brings its fast-paced style of rap and vocal harmony to North Park.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $20. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

  

Members (from left) Wish Bone, Bizzy Bone, Krayzie Bone and Layzie Bone of Bones Thugs-n-Harmony. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times)

 

2.17 Yellow Claw

Yellow Claw went through some major changes in 2016, paring down from a trio to a duo. But Dutch DJs Jim Taihuttu (aka Jim Aasgier) and Nils Rondhuis (aka Nizzle) were also featured on DJ Snake’s hit album “Encore” and closed the year by dropping new single “Love & War (feat. Yade Lauren).”    

9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. $10-70 (Note: Only $70 tickets available as of 2/13). 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com

  

Yellow Claw. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.17: Crocodiles

At one time San Diego’s coolest rock exports, the now globetrotting musical pair of Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell released their sixth full-length, “Dreamless,” in October.

8 p.m. The Hideout, 3519 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $12. 21+. 619.501.6540 or casbahmusic.com/venues/hideout

  

Crocodiles. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.17: Erykah Badu

Badu headed to the Observatory? C’mon, man. That’s all you should need to know.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. SOLD OUT. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

  

Erykah Badu. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.17: Cut Chemist

The Ozomatli and Jurassic 5 veteran was last here with DJ Shadow, playing records from the collection of Afrika Bambaataa. This time around, the DJ and producer will be spinning one of his own curated sets.

9 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $20-22. 21+. 619.795.1337 or musicboxsd.com

  

Cut Chemist. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.17 Seven Lions

After hitting the top spot on Billboard’s U.S. Dance Chart with his fifth EP, “Creation,” Santa Barbara-based DJ/producer/musician Jeff Montalvo (aka Seven Lions) has released the singles “Rush Over Me” with Illenium and “Cold Skin” with Echos.  

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $30-60. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

  

Seven Lions. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.17, 18: The English Beat

Like the best re-runs of your favorite TV show, Dave Wakeling returns with his amazing band for yet another two-day stand in Solana Beach. Don’t sleep. You’ll miss them once they’re gone.

9 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $22. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com

  

English Beat. (Bryan Kremkau)

 

2.18: Adam Ant

He lives! Donning the pirate garb once again a few years ago after a long stretch of acting, writing and fatherhood, the ’80s superstar is ready to strap on his goody two shoes and stand and deliver.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $30-130. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

  

Adam Ant. (Hannah Domogala)

 

2.18: The Coathangers

The Atlanta punk trio’s latest release, “Nosebleed Weekend,” was released in April, and the band is on a new, 28-plus-date North American tour in support of it. 

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $12-14. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

  

The Coathangers. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.19: LED Anniversary VI

After collaborating with Skrillex and Was So Not on the single “Waiting” in November, L.A. producer RL Grime headlines another all-night, 18+ party at the Valley View Casino Center. Dutch DJ Laidback Luke helps to round out a roster that also includes Lost Kings, Ghastly, and others.

9 p.m. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District. SOLD OUT. 18+. 619.224.4171 or valleyviewcasinocenter.com

  

Laidback Luke. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.19 Jauz

L.A.’s Sam Vogel is currently on his Off The Deep End tour. In the last few months, the young DJ and producer has remixed artists as varied as The Chainsmokers, Passion Pit, MØ and DJ Snake.  

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-50. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

  

Juaz. (Courtesy photo)

 

2.19 Zomboy

British DJ/producer Josh Mellody released his sixth EP, “Neon Grave,” last year on London’s Never Say Die Records. He also dropped a pair of singles and remixed Bro Safari and The Chainsmokers. 

9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. $10-25. 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com

  

Zomboy. (Courtesy photo)

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