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Top concerts this week (March 20-26)

There are some great performers coming to San Diego this week including Kate Tempest, Common and Panic! At The Disco.

There are some great performers coming to San Diego this week including  Kate Tempest, Common and Panic! At The Disco.

3.20 Wu-Tang Clan

A revolutionary rap group of the mid-90s, famous members of the Wu-Tang Clan have included Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Method Man and Ghostface Killah, who have all had solid solo careers. Their last album in 2014, “A Better Tomorrow,” came on the heels of the group’s 20th anniversary.

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

Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God, RZA and Masta Killa, from left, perform at the Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. (Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

 

3.20 Kate Tempest

If you haven’t yet heard of Kate Tempest, get ready. In her native England, the author, rapper, playwright and novelist has been making waves for more than a decade, but now is hoping to break into the U.S. music scene. She opens her second ever U.S. tour in San Diego to promote her latest album, October’s “Let Them Eat Chaos.” Read our full interview with Tempest and check out the video from her performance on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon here.

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $13-15. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

Kate Tempest will kick off her Chaos tour at The Casbah on March 20. (Hayley Louisa Brown)

 

3.21: San Diego Music Awards

Come downtown and see the best and brightest of local music. Read more about the nominees here.

7:15 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $36-75. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

The Schizophonics — Pat and Lety Beers — at Panama 66 in Balboa Park. (Rick Nocon)

 

 

3.22: Modern English

All they want to do is stop the world and melt with you. The least you can do is go to the show.

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $20. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

Modern English. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.23: Cro-Mags

Still fronted by legendary screamer and triathlete John Joseph, the veteran NYC thrashers continue to melt faces and bust eardrums.

8:30 p.m. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $16. 21+. 619.255.7224 or sodabarmusic.com

Cro Mags. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.24 EC Twins

Manchester DJ duo Marc and Allister Blackham turned their remix of Guordan Banks’ “Keep You in Mind” into a big enough hit that they even named a tour after it. The brothers teamed with Banks once again on their current single, “Revolution,” a funky take on Tracy Chapman’s “Talkin’ Bout a Revolution.”

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

 

EC Twins. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.24 Botnek

The Montreal-based DJ duo has remixed the likes of Steve Aoki, Mat Zo & Porter Robinson, AC Slater, and Jack Beats. The pair’s latest EP, “Buffering,” was released on Dim Mak Records two months ago.

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

Botnek. (Courtesy photo)

 

 

3.24: Common

The Chicago-based rapper, actor and producer worked with Stevie Wonder and John Legend on his latest release, November’s “Black America Again.”

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $40. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

Common. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.25: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Alec Ounsworth returned last month with new album, “The Tourist.” The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is currently on a 35-date North American tour through May. A 14-date European run is set for September.

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $20. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

Clap Your Hands. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.25 Mick

The Brooklyn-based DJ and entrepreneur has collaborated with Adele, Leon Bridges and DJ Jazzy Jeff, and he counts Jodie Foster, Jay-Z and LeBron James as clients who have hired him to spin at private parties. 3.29 Excision

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

MICK. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.25 Local Brews Local Grooves

Sixteen local acts are paired together with 16 local breweries across two stages and multiple brew-pouring stations at this unique concert event.

6 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $10-30. 21+. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

 

 

3.26: Panic! At The Disco

Brendon Urie leads his band on the “Death of a Bachelor” tour, the same name of their Grammy-nominated 2016 album.

7 p.m. Viejas Arena, 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, San Diego. SOLD OUT. All ages. 619.594.7315 or viejasarena.com

Panic at the Disco. (Photo by Shervin Lainez)

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