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Top concerts this week (March 27-April 2)

There are some great performers coming to San Diego this week including Vince Gill, Nero and Old 97’s.

There are some great performers coming to San Diego this week including Vince Gill, Nero and Old 97’s.

3.28: Eisley

The Texas band’s brand-new album, “I’m Only Dreaming,” came out last month. San Diego is the third-to-last date of their current tour.

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $15. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

Eisley. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.29 Excision

Jeff Abel, the Canadian DJ/producer also known as Excision, is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Through the label, Abel released a pair of singles, “Africa” and “Final Boss,” as well as his third full-length, “Virus,” last year.

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $37.50-60. 18+. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

Excision. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.29 Dwight Yoakam

Country crooner and actor Dwight Yoakam brings his stripped down honky tonk to North Park with X.

The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $65-165. AGE. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

Dwight Yoakam (Emily Joyce)

 

3.30: Robert Randolph & The Family Band

The pedal steel guitarist just released “Got Soul,” his first album since 2013’s “Lickety Split.”

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $25-50. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

Robert Randolph. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.30 Shaun Frank

This Canadian DJ, producer and singer co-wrote The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (feat. Halsey)” and opened for KISS on their Hottest Show on Earth tour in 2010. He released the single “La La Land” with DVBBS last year, as well as “Let You Get Away,” which featured Ashe.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-55. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

Shaun Frank. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.30: Tinariwen

The Grammy Award-winning Toureg musicians released their best album yet, “Elwan,” last month. Recorded in both Joshua Tree and Morocco, it features collaborations with Kurt Vile and Mark Lanegan. L.A.’s Dengue Fever opens the show, which is sure to be a really good one.

8 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $25. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com

Tinariwen. (Photo by Marie Planeille)

 

3.30 Nero

After pivoting from their drum n’ bass origins, the London-based, Grammy-winning trio of Dan & Alana Stephens and Joe Ray released their second EDM album, “Between II Worlds,” in 2015. It ended up hitting No. 1 on Billboard’s U.S. Dance/Electronic album chart.

9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. Cost: See website. 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com

Nero. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.31: The Orwells

The Chicago rockers released their latest LP last month, “Terrible Human Beings.” It features the singles “They Put a Body in The Bayou” and “Buddy.”

7 p.m. The Irenic, 3090 Polk Ave., North Park. $21. All ages. theirenic.com

The Orwells. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.31: Old 97’s

The Rhett Miller-led, Texas alt-country quartet released their latest album, “Graveyard Whistling,” at the end of last month.

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

Old 97’s. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.31: Nashville Pussy

You still may not be able to tell your mother the name of this Atlanta cowpunk quartet, but guitarist Ruyter Suys and the rest of her band are still rocking harder than ever.  

9:30 p.m. Brick By Brick 1130 Buenos Ave., San Diego, $16-18, 21+, 619.276.3990 or brickbybrick.com

Nashville Pussy. (Courtesy photo)

 

3.31: Vince Gill

The multiple Grammy Award-winning country superstar makes a return visit to San Diego, this time playing solo and acoustic.

7:30 p.m. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. SOLD OUT. All ages. 760.839.4138 or artcenter.org

Vince Gill. (Courtesy photo)

 

4.1: Squirrel Nut Zippers

Bandleader Jimbo Mathus and drummer Chris Phillips reformed the swing revivalists last year to coincide with the 20th anniversary of their 1996 smash LP, “Hot.” Things went well and they’re back for more.

8:30 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $30-130. 21+. 619.795.1337 or musicboxsd.com

Squirrel Nut Zippers. (Courtesy photo)

 

4.1: DJ Quik

The rapper and producer hasn’t released a solo album since 2014’s “The Midnight Life,” but the West Coast hip-hop legend did collaborate with fellow Compton rapper Problem on last year’s “Rosecrans” EP.

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

DJ Quik. (Visual Thought)

 

4.1: Pegboard Nerds

The Scandinavian super squad (Danish DJ Michael Parsberg and Norwegian DJ Alex Odden) just released their single “Voodoo (feat. Tony Junior)” and remixed The Chainsmokers’ “Paris.” San Diego is the third stop on the pair’s current 25-date “Revenge of the Nerds” tour.  

9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. $10-15. 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com

Pegboard Nerds. (Courtesy photo)

 

4.2: Passenger

Smash single “Let Her Go,” from the English singer’s 2012 fourth record “All the Little Lights,” has more than 1.3 billion views on YouTube. His latest album, “Young As The Morning Old As The Sea,” came out in September.

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $30-50. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

Passenger. (Jarrad Seng)

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