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. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $12-14. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

1.25: Pepper & Less Than Jake

The San Diego-via-Hawaii reggae rock trio joins forces with the Florida-based ska punk quintet for this double bill. St. Pauli presents.

7 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $30. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

1.25: Rick Astley

Even after 30 years, Astley still refuses to give you up, let you down, run round or desert you. That's reason enough right there to be at this show.

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $40-70. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego

1.26 Helena Legend + Kennedy Jones

The British-born, Australia-raised, L.A.-based DJ just released her three-track "No Explanations Part 1" last month and teams here with the bearded Los Angeles DJ responsible for recent remixes of Calvin Harris and Rilan. Read more about Legend and her upcoming EP release and new clothing line, here.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-50. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

1.27 3LAU

New York-born, Vegas-based DJ Justin Blau uses a 3 for the B in his stage name (still goes by Blau), but don't hold that against him. He's remixed everyone from Zedd and The Chainsmokers to Adele and Shawn Mendes, and he gives all kinds of money to charity.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-50. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

1.27 Sikdope

Fresh off of a winter tour with Marshmello and Ookay, the Polish DJ/producer recently remixed his 2014 track with Borgore, "Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse."     

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

1.27: Cold War Kids

The Long Beach indie rock quintet released the Trump-protest single "Locker Room Talk" in October, their first new song since 2015's "Five Quick Cuts" EP.  

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $27.50. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

1.27: Ty Segall

Prolific weirdo rocker Segall was just here playing a solo show at the Hideout. This time, he returns with a full band to crank up the intensity and melt faces once again. Read our interview with Segall, here.

9:30 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $25-44. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com

1.28: Hamilton Leithauser

Teamed with former Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist Rostam, the pair released one of 2016's best in "I Had a Dream That You Were Mine." The former front man of The Walkmen will perform these show without Rostam, but the songs are so good it shouldn't matter.    

8:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. SOLD OUT. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

1.28: Devendra Banhart

The freak-folk poster boy released his ninth studio album, "Ape in Pink Marble," in September. It's his first since 2013's "Mala."

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $25. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

1.28 Joe Maz

Billboard panel reporting member and creator of remixes for artists ranging from Kanye and Coldplay to Daft Punk and Maroon 5, the Miami-based DJ continues his Parq residency.

11 p.m. Parq, 615 Broadway, downtown. $15. 21+. 619.727.6789 or parqsd.com

1.28 Manufactured Superstars

The Denver-based DJ duo of Brad Roulier and Shawn Sabo have been known to dress up in spacesuits and play with a gigantic teddy bear on stage. They've hosted artists such as Cee-Lo, The Crystal Method, and Lil Jon at their hometown "Superstar Saturdays" shows.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-50. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

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