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  • Top concerts this week (Feb. 27-March 5)

    Top concerts this week (Feb. 27-March 5)

    Some of the top concerts coming to San Diego this week include Steve Aoki , CRSSD Festival, Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bon Jovi. 3.2 4B The DJ and producer from New Jersey has worked with Skrillex, DJ Snake, Kaskade , Tiesto and Zeds Dead, as well as releasing tracks on Diplo 's Mad...

  • Groove: March concert calendar

    Groove: March concert calendar

    Top performers coming to San Diego this month include Panic! At the Disco, Blake Shelton , Daya, Stevie Nicks and The Red Hot Chili Peppers . 3.2: Stevie Nicks It's a double-dose of rock royalty as Stevie Nicks runs through a career of hits from both Fleetwood Mac and her own catalog, while Chrissie...

  • Take a spin: March EDM calendar

    Take a spin: March EDM calendar

    Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Datsik, Bear Grillz,  Steve Aoki and CRSSD Festival. 3.2 4B The DJ and producer from New Jersey has worked with Skrillex, DJ Snake, Kaskade , Tiesto and Zeds Dead, as well as releasing tracks on Diplo 's Mad Decent and Steve Aoki's Dim...

  • Let's address the Elephante in the room

    Let's address the Elephante in the room

    DJ/producer Tim Wu (aka Elephante) first started making music at a young age. Classical piano lessons and self-taught guitar laid the groundwork for a lifelong love of performing, but he took a detour along the way. After graduating from Harvard, Wu landed a lucrative consulting job at McKinsey...

  • Adia Victoria brings 'Bloodhounds' back to The Casbah

    Adia Victoria brings 'Bloodhounds' back to The Casbah

    When PACIFIC recently spoke with Adia Victoria, she was sitting on the floor of her Nashville apartment on the last day before heading back on tour. After a couple of months at home, the singer, songwriter and guitarist only had one final ritual to complete before hitting the road: eat a home-cooked...

  • Top concerts this week (Feb. 20-26)

    Top concerts this week (Feb. 20-26)

    Top concerts coming to San Diego this week include AFI, Pinback, Vicetone and  Sander Van Doorn . 2.20-22: AFI The veteran rock quartet hit their 25th anniversary last year and released their self-titled (although it's also known as "The Blood Album") 10th studio album last month. 8 p.m. The Observatory...

  • DJ drops beats with a side of Kung Fu

    DJ drops beats with a side of Kung Fu

    DJ Laidback Luke (aka Lucas van Scheppingen) will soon be in San Diego to help celebrate LED's Sixth Anniversary party at Valley View Casino Center. He's even sticking around to close the night with a bonus set at Bang Bang. In addition to performing, the Dutch producer has run Mixmash Records...

  • Top concerts this week (Feb. 13-19)

    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 . 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....

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