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Top concerts in San Diego this week (Sept. 11-17)

Top concerts headed into San Diego this week include Green Day, Black Uhuru and Netsky.

Top concerts headed into San Diego this week include Green Day, Black Uhuru and Netsky.

9.11 Quicksand 

The NYC post-hardcore vets fronted by Youth of Today and Gorilla Biscuits’ Walter Schreifels haven’t released music since 1995. Reuniting in 2012 for their first run of shows in 13 years, the band has only played sporadically since. They’ll tackle 24-plus dates throughout September and October.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

Quicksand. (Courtesy photo)

9.13 Green Day 

Despite Billie Joe and the boys celebrating their 30th anniversary last year, the five-time Grammy winners aren’t slowing down. Revolution Radio, the band’s 12th studio album, was released last October. Catfish and the Bottlemen open the show.

@ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, livenation.com

Green Day. (Frank Maddocks)

9.13 Ásgeir 

The 24-year-old Icelandic singer and musician released his second album, Afterglow, in May. His 2014 release, In the Silence, is actually an English-language reissue of his 2012 Icelandic debut, Dyro í dauoapögn.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

Asgeir. (Courtesy photo)

 

9.15 Cigarettes After Sex 

Although it was initially founded in El Paso, Texas, nine years ago, Greg Gonzalez’s dream pop quartet finally released its self-titled, full-length debut in June. 

@ The Irenic, theirenic.com

Cigarettes After Sex. (Ebru Yildiz)

9.15: Botnek

The Montreal-based DJ duo of Gordon Huntley and Erick Muise has remixed the likes of Steve Aoki, Porter Robinson and Jack Beats. After collaborating with LOUDPVCK and Snails earlier in the year, their latest single, Don’t Need U, was released in August. 

@ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com

Botnek. (Courtesy photo)

9.15 Black Uhuru 

Returning to the Belly Up almost exactly a year from their last performance in Solana Beach, founding member Derrick “Duckie” Simpson leads the Grammy Award-winning reggae legends back to San Diego.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

Black Uhuru. (Courtesy photo)

 

9.16: Netsky 

Boris Daenen (aka Netsky) is a Belgian producer and DJ named after a computer virus. He released his third studio album, aptly named 3, last year.  

@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com

NETSKY (John Wright)

9.16: Eli & Fur 

The London-based DJ duo of Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman have collaborated together since they were teens. The pair released their latest, the four-track Chlo/Wendy Legs EP, in March on Anjunadeep Records. 

@ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com

Eli & Fur. (Courtesy photo)

9.17 Future Islands / Explosions In The Sky 

Maryland synth-rockers Future Islands released their fifth studio album, The Far Field, in April, while instrumental Texas quartet Explosions in the Sky released their seventh studio album, The Wilderness, last year.  

@ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, as.sdsu.edu/calcoast

Future Islands. (Courtesy photo)

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