Take a spin: March EDM and DJ performances


Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include CRSSD festival, Lil Jon, Ookay and Flux Pavillion.

3.2: ATB

German DJ and producer ATB, aka Andre Tanneberger, released his 10th studio album, Next, last year. The two-volume collection features collaborations with Andrew Rayel, Alyx Ander, Sean Ryan and more.

@ Omnia,


The Brooklyn-based DJ and producer has remixed tracks for the likes of Drake, Rihanna, Flume and Wyclef Jean. His latest single, Sasha, was released in January.

@ Bassmnt,

3.2: Yo Gotti

The Memphis-based rapper released his ninth studio album, I Still Am, last October. It’s his third album to debut in the Top Ten of Billboard’s 200 chart and features appearances from 21 Savage, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj.

@ Parq,

3.3: Coone

Coone is Belgian hardstyle DJ and producer Koen Bauweraerts. Also the founder of the Dirty Workz record label, Coone was recently named to play the main stage at Tomorrowland 2018 in his home country this summer. He’ll be documenting the time between then and now on a monthly blog called Trip To Tomorrow.

@ Bassmnt,

3.3-4: CRSSD

It’s time to gather once again at beautiful Waterfront Park for another installment of CRSSD. Acts like Empire Of The Sun, Anna Lunoe, Nicole Moudaber, Little Dragon, Tchami, Bonobo (playing with a live band), and Sasha will highlight the main two-day event. CRSSD After Dark will host the likes of DJ Harvey, Gorgon City, Shiba San, KCRW DJ Jason Bentley, Lee Burridge, Tiga and more at venues throughout San Diego after the main festival has ended each night.

@ Waterfront Park,

3.9: Lil Jon

Who knew? But when this guy sang/yelled “Turn Down For What?!,” he meant it. The DJ, producer, and Grammy-winning King of Crunk was just at Omnia in December. But he returns once again, this time fresh from releasing new single, Alive, with Offset and 2 Chainz.


Lil Jon.

Lil Jon.

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3.10: MitiS

After releasing a dozen EPs and nearly as many singles, Philadelphia-based DJ and classically trained pianist Joseph Torre will release his debut full-length album, ‘Til the End, this month. Two new singles, Moments (feat. Adara) and By My Side (feat. Tedy), are out now.

@ Bassmnt,

3.10: Henry Fong

The progressive house DJ heads to San Diego after releasing a handful of singles last year. The L.A.-based producer linked up with Bad Royale and Hardwell on a pair of tracks, as well as releasing three of his own.

@ Bang Bang,

3.16: Ookay

Abe Laguna, the San Diego DJ/producer known as Ookay, has worked with the likes of A-Trak, Borgore, Marshmello and Showtek. His latest single, Cool, was released last month.


3.16: Flux Pavilion

British DJ/producer Josh Steele, aka Flux Pavillion, has played the stages of Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading and EDC Vegas. A Maduk remix of his recent single, Pull The Trigger, was included on a recent 3-song sampler from Rampage Recordings.

@ Bassmnt,

3.16-17: Hippie Sabotage

Kevin and Jeff Saurer, the California-based sibling DJ duo, are perhaps best known for remixing Swedish crooner Tove Lo’s breakthrough hit, Habits (Stay High). The pair released a pair of their own singles, I Found You and The Mist, last month.

@ Observatory North Park,

3.23: Morgan Page

The Vermont-born DJ, producer and two-time Grammy nominee released eight singles last year and appeared on the Breaking Borders EP with Sultan + Shepard and Gabriel Anada. Local connection: San Diego’s Greg Laswell appeared on Page’s 2012 full-length, In The Air.


3.23: Mako

Formerly a duo, this San Diego-born act is now a solo one. Alex Seaver, who now resides in L.A., appeared on the February-released single Don’t Give Up On Me from Illenium and Kill The Noise.

@ Observatory North Park,

3.31: Elephante

Michigan-born, Harvard grad Tim Wu was last at Omnia in December, but the DJ and producer returns after Morgan Page remixed his 2017 single, Come Back For You (feat. Matluck), in January.