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  • Top concerts this week (July 17-23)

    Top concerts this week (July 17-23)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Khalid,  Tim McGraw and Faith Hill , Kristian Nairn and Third Eye Blind. 7.17: Chris Isaak  The pompadoured crooner last released an album in 2015 - the same year he became a judge on the Australian version of "The X Factor." But don't let that...

  • Top concerts this week (July 10-16)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Shawn Mendes with Charlie Puth, Audien, TLC and The Temptations + The Four Tops. 7.11: The Roots  Making the most of their summer break, the legendary Philadelphia crew returns to San Diego after a quick, three-date run in Europe. Questlove,...

  • Top concerts this week (July 3-9)

    Top performances coming to San Diego this week include Chuckie,  Prince Royce, Rozes and Matoma. 7.3: Chuckie  The Suriname-born, Aruba-based Chuckie (aka Clyde Narain) has produced for Akon and Kesha, and helped bring the "Dirty Dutch" style to prominence. His latest singles, "The Watcher" and...

  • Groove: July concert calendar

    Groove: July concert calendar

    Top performers coming to San Diego this month include Khalid, Psychedelic Furs, Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill , TLC and Shawn Mendes with Charlie Puth. 7.1: Cat Power  Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) hasn't released a record since 2012's "Sun," but that hasn't stopped the 45-year-old singer/songwriter...

  • Take a spin: July EDM calendar

    Take a spin: July EDM calendar

    Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Zedd, Elephante, Audien and DJ Mustard.   7.1: Shiba San  The French DJ/producer (and former hip-hopper) teamed with Claude VonStroke's Dirtybird Records on the 2014 smash "Okay," shortly after making his debut with CUFF earlier that year....

  • Top concerts this week (June 26-July 2)

    Top performances coming to San Diego this week include Future, NGHTMRE, and Rebelution. 6.27: Future After releasing a pair of albums only two weeks apart in February (self-titled and "HNDRXX"), Future hits the road with Migos, Kodak Black, Tory Lanez, Young Thug and A$AP Ferg in tow. 7 p.m. Mattress...

  • Top concerts this week (June 19-25)

    Top performances coming to San Diego this week include Tuxedo, Braid Paisley ,  The Game , Dyro and Zimmer. 6/21 - Black Lips It was wild times at the Belly Up the last time these Atlanta punks came to town. And with new songs from their May-released "Satan's Graffiti or God's Art?" to infuse the...

  • Getting 'Down' with Marian Hill

    Jeremy Lloyd and Samantha Gongol first met at Haverford High School just outside of Philadelphia. Although both were already making music at the time, and HHS happens to run the oldest FM broadcast high school radio station in the U.S., the pair never collaborated. That is, until they came back...

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