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  • Top concerts this week (Feb. 6-12)

    A lot of great music acts are coming to San Diego this week including Branford Marsalis Quartet, Wax Taylor and David Duchovny. 2.8: Juicy J A founding member of Three 6 Mafia, the rapper from Memphis, Tenn., is back with his fourth solo album (and first in four years), "Rubba Band Business." It...

  • The Chain Gang of 1974 headlines at The Hideout

      California-born, Hawaii/Colorado-raised musician Kamtin Mohager is all over the place these days. Under the moniker The Chain Gang of 1974, the former 3OH!3 touring bassist just wrapped up a tour opening for veteran rockers AFI. Now, he's headed to San Diego as part of a nine-date headlining...

  • Take a spin: February EDM calendar

    Take a spin: February EDM calendar

    Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Gareth Emery, Seven Lions, LED Anniversary VI and Elephante. 2.2 Illenium In December, Denver-based DJ/producer Nick Miller released 15 remixes from his early 2016 full-length, "Ashes." He'll hit San Diego on his worldwide tour of the...

  • Top concerts this week (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5)

    Top concerts this week (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5)

    Top concerts in the last couple of days of January leading into February include Run the Jewels, Dashboard Confessional and Gareth Emery. 1.30: Ace Frehley Original Kiss guitarist Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley was known as the "Spaceman" during his tenure with the makeup-clad band. He collaborated...

  • Ty Segall kicks off tour in San Diego

    Ty Segall kicks off tour in San Diego

    Ty Segall heads to San Diego this week and he's ready to double down. The prolific singer/songwriter/producer/garage rocker not only kicks off his brand-new, 29-date world tour at the Belly Up Tavern on Friday - it's also the day his new, self-titled album is released. While the new record will...

  • Groove: February concert calendar

    Groove: February concert calendar

    Concerts coming to San Diego in February 2017 include Dashboard Confessional, Wax Tailor, David Duchovny, Erykah Badu , two shows from Pinback and three shows from AFI. 2.3: Metalachi The self-proclaimed "World's First and Only Heavy Metal Mariachi Band" blends comedy and multigenre musicianship...

  • Helena Legend hits OMNIA ahead of new EP

    Helena Legend hits OMNIA ahead of new EP

    Helena Legend will be releasing a fashion line soon, and the L.A.-based DJ/producer thinks the clothes, which are based on what she likes to wear both on stage and in her downtime, will be out by the end of the year. She also just released a three-song EP in December, and she wore samples from...

  • Top concerts this week (Jan. 23-29)

    Top concerts for the last full week of January include Rick Astley, Pepper & Less Than Jake, and Cold War Kids. 1.25: Seratones The Shreveport, La., rock quartet released their debut, "Get Gone," in May. They toured with both The Dandy Warhols and Thao and the Get Down Stay Down in 2016. 9:30 p.m....

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