November concert calendar
11/1: The Adicts @ Observatory North Park . observatorysd.com
Frontman Keith “Monkey” Warren leads this amazingly all-original lineup of British punks, still going strong after 40-plus years.
11/1: Lauryn Hill @ Copley Symphony Hall. sandiegosymphony.org
The former Fugees singer has only released one studio album, 1998’s multi-Grammy-winning “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” yet she continues to perform somewhat regularly.
11/1: The Devil Wears Prada @ SOMA. somasandiego.com
After recent lineup changes, this Ohio-based metal band releases its new album, “Transit Blues,” this month.
11/1: Mexrrissey @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido. artcenter.org
Led by Mexican Institute of Sound’s Camilo Lara, this earnest tribute to Moz infuses the music of the former Smiths frontman with all new sounds.
11/2: Greensky Bluegrass @ Belly Up Tavern. bellyup.com
The Michigan-based bluegrass quintet just released their ninth album, “Shouted, Written Down, & Quoted” last month.
11/2: Andra Day @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. humphreysconcerts.com
Humphreys closes out its 2016 season in spectacular fashion with local singer, now Grammy-nominated superstar, Andra Day.
11/3: Bob Moses @ Music Box. musicboxsd.com
The Canadian electro-duo heads out on a new tour promoting the special edition of their critically acclaimed debut LP, “Days Gone By.”
11/3: Tory Lanez @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
“I Told You,” the debut album from this Canadian rapper, was released in August. So there are more rappers from Canada than Drake, eh?
11/4: Tony Bennett @ Harrah’s. harrahssocal.com
This living legend brings his timeless cool back to San Diego for another show.
11/4: The King Khan & BBQ Show @ Casbah. casbahmusic.com
The explosive partnership of indie recluses King Khan and Mark Sultan always produces a wild night of music - and usually costumes, as well.
11/5: The Cave Singers @ Soda Bar. sodabarmusic.com
After releasing a pair of albums on both the Matador and Jagjaguwar labels, this Seattle-based indie folk trio self-released their latest album, “Banshee,” in February.
11/5: Sum 41 @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
Singer Deryck Whibley is Sum 41’s last original man standing. But that isn’t stopping the release of their newest LP, “13 Voices.”
11/6: Dwight Yoakam @ Casino Pauma. casinopauma.com
The multiple Grammy-winning outlaw country singer and actor just released his latest album, “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars ...” last month.
11/7: Wet @ The Irenic. theirenic.com
The Brooklyn pop trio is still riding high on the release of their January debut, “Don’t You.”
11/8: Peter Hook & The Light @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
With The Light, the legendary musician and author plays songs from his amazing tenures with Joy Division and New Order.
11/9: Death Grips @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
Live shows from these Sacramento industrial rap punks mimic their albums: aggressive, abrasive, and thoroughly entertaining.
11/9: The New Mastersounds @ Belly Up Tavern. bellyup.com
The Brit funk quartet will release their latest, “The Nashville Sessions,” this month on their own One Note Records.
11/11: Sleigh Bells @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
You’ll have to wait until next month to cop the duo’s fourth LP, “Jessica Rabbit.” But you can be sure the Brooklyn-based noise-poppers will be playing plenty of it when they return to San Diego.
11/12: Minnesota @ Music Box. musicboxsd.com
DJ/producer Christian Bauhofer is from Berkeley, not the land of Target and 10,000 lakes.
11/12: Slightly Stoopid @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
The Ocean Beach vets always save the best stash (of songs and special guests) for their hometown shows.
11/13: Joe Budden @ Music Box. musicboxsd.com
Fresh on the heels of his late 2015 release, “All Love Lost,” the Harlem rapper drops new LP, “Rage & The Machine,” this month.
11/14: Lupe Fiasco @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
The Chicago rapper long teased 2016 as a year in which he would release three albums. So far, it’s been one single, July’s “Pick Up The Phone.” But there’s still time!
11/14: Mac Miller @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, CeeLo Green, Anderson .Paak, and others all made appearances on the Pittsburgh rapper’s September-released fourth album, “The Divine Feminine.”
11/15: MØ @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
Featured on Major Lazer’s “Lean On,” this Danish singer has already released three singles from her forthcoming sophomore album.
11/16: Rae Sremmurd @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
The Tupelo, Miss.-bred, Atlanta-based rap siblings released their second album, “SremmLife2" in August.
11/17: Pennywise @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
Vet punks play their classic 1995 album “About Time” in its entirety with Strung Out and Unwritten Law in tow.
11/18: Maná @ Viejas Arena. viejasarena.com
The “U2 of Spanish Rock” returns to San Diego once again on the Latino Power tour.
11/19: Lucius @ Belly Up Tavern. bellyup.com
This Brooklyn-based, five-member indie-pop band is fronted by Berklee College of Music grads Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig.
11/19: Iration @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. dmtc.com
The Cali-via-Hawaii alt-reggae chillers play the Seaside stage after the last race on Saturday.
11/19: Neko Case @ Poway Center for the Performing Arts. powaycenter.com
Part of The New Pornographers, and most recently, case/lang/veirs, the singer/songwriter hits San Diego as part of her new solo tour.
11/19: Gogol Bordello @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
The New York-based band of gypsy punks last released an album in 2013.
11/20: Cherub @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, the indie electro jesters in Nashville-based duo Cherub, are set to release their third album, “Bleed Gold, Piss Excellence.”
11/22: Warpaint @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
L.A.-based indie rock quartet Warpaint released their third studio album, “Heads Up,” in September.
11/25: Chris Isaak @ Belly Up Tavern. bellyup.com
NOTE: After PACIFIC magazine went to print, this show, along with the remainder of Chris Isaak’s appearances for 2016, were cancelled after the singer announced he was battling pneumonia.
Mr. “Wicked Game” was last here to kick off KAABOO Del Mar for the VIPs. He returns once again to rock his annual holiday stop at the Belly Up Tavern.
11/25: Hirie @ Music Box. musicboxsd.com
San Diego’s own female-fronted reggae band plays a hometown show to support their latest release, “Wandering Soul.”
11/27: Kool Keith @ House of Blues. houseofblues.com/sandiego
Bronx rapper Kool Keith (aka Black Elvis, Dr. Octagon, Dr. Dooom, etc.) recently added to his eclectic catalog with the release of his new album, “Feature Magnetic.”
11/28: Young Thug @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
The Atlanta-based rapper released his latest mixtape, “JEFFERY,” in August. It features collabs with Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Wyclef Jean and others.
11/29: Peter Murphy @ Observatory North Park. observatorysd.com
The “Godfather of Goth” continues his extended life beyond Bauhaus with another trip to America’s Finest City.
11/30: Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Belly Up Tavern. bellyup.com
With his band The Expressions, the man dubbed “Little JB” brings his high-energy funk and soul back to San Diego.
11/30: Seu Jorge presents “The Life Aquatic” @ Balboa Theatre. sandiegotheatres.org
Singer and actor Seu Jorge reprises his role in Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic” to bring his Portuguese interpretations of David Bowie classics to life.
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