By Catlin Dorset
5/1: Claude VonStroke @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
Techno house producer with a new LP, Urban Animal RMXS, dropping May 2.
5/1: Rebecca & Fiona @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
These Swedish electro ladies will perform at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in the UK in July.
5/3: Shogun @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
DJ Mag gave this trance DJ the No. 68 spot on its 2012 Top 100 DJs list.
5/4: Pleasurekraft @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s 207, 207sd.com
Tech house duo on a worldwide tour.
5/4: Max Vangeli @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays, interventionsd.com
The Size Matters tour rolls through America’s Finest with house DJs Max Vangeli, Third Party and Qulinez.
5/8: Jack Beats @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
Dubstep duo on their North American Beatbox tour with support from AC Slater.
5/8: Borgeous @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
House music producer John Borger (aka Borgeous) collaborated with DVBBS on the current international smash, “Tsunami.”
5/9: Le Youth @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
This R&B/house DJ from Los Angeles just wrapped a European tour.
5/9: Brody Jenner @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
Former The Hills star (and Kim Kardashian’s stepbrother) performs a DJ set.
5/10: Armin van Buuren @ Valley View Casino Center, axs.com
Trance DJ most known for the 2013 hit “This is What it Feels Like,” featuring Trevor Guthrie.
5/10: Pete Tong @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
Electronica spinmaster co-headlining the All Gone to Sea cruise/rager in November alongside Calvin Harris and Steve Angello.
5/10: Aly & Fila @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
This Egyptian trance music duo has made DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for the last six consecutive years.
5/11: Donald Glaude @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays, interventionsd.com
Washingtonian house remixer.
5/15: Blasterjaxx @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
These electro house producers have collaborated with Hardwell, Tiësto, David Guetta and many other EDM greats over the years.
5/17: 3LAU @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal’s Dive Day Club, divedayclub.com
Progressive house DJ enjoying major success from the current track “How You Love Me.”
5/17: Seven Lions @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Dubstep instrumentalist wrapping up his North American Worlds Apart tour.
5/18 Nervo @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays, interventionsd.com
EDM twins Mim and Liv collaborated with LMFAO on Steve Aoki’s track, “Livin’ My Love.”
5/21: Rusko @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
The official kick-off to the “Bassmnt Year One” Memorial Day Weekend celebration begins with this English dubstep DJ, and then parties on through Sunday with a different DJ every night.
5/22: ATB @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Trance beat-maker promoting Contact, an album with a tour by the same name.
5/23: Michael Woods @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Progressive house EDM-er Michael Woods learned to play the keys at just three years old.
5/24: Baths @ The Casbah, casbahmusic.com
Future-pop musician who also performs under the monikers Geotic and [Post Foetus].
5/24: Stafford Brothers @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Brothers Matt and Chris became the first EDM act to be signed to Cash Money Records, the label for Lil Wayne, Drake and Busta Rhymes, to name a few.
5/24: Lil Jon @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays, interventionsd.com
The King of Crunk trades his usual rhyme-spitting for record-spinning at this special DJ set.
5/24-26: LED USA 2014 @ Valley View Casino Center, ticketfly.com
EDM legends Morgan Page, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Deorro, TJR and many more take over the Sports Arena for this annual event.
5/25: The Bloody Beetroots @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Italian electro house twosome known for performing in black masks.
5/25: Eric Prydz @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays, interventionsd.com
Swedish techno turntablist most known for his 2004 hit “Call On Me.”
5/25: Sohn @ The Casbah,
EDM-er with a brand new album, Tremors, released April 8.
5/30: Chet Faker @ The Casbah, casbahmusic.com
This down-tempo DJ received maximum exposure when his cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” was featured in a Super Bowl commercial last year.
5/30: ETC! ETC! @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
O.C. moombahton (reggae + house music) remixer.
5/31: Wolfgang Gartner @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal’s Dive Day Club, divedayclub.com
This electro house producer has remixed tracks for LMFAO, The Black Eyed Peas and Timbaland, among others.