It’s a quiet week for music in San Diego with top performances coming from Fishbone & The Aggrolites and Gucci Mane.
12.22: Fishbone & The Aggrolites
Not exactly a traditional holiday celebration, the “Crazy Glue XXX-Mas” tour will likely skip the Yuletide carols and focus more on ska and skanking. - Scott McDonald
7:30 p.m. Belly Up, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $20. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
12.22: Barb Wire Dolls
Since leaving their Crete homes in crisis-ridden Greece in 2010, band Barb Wire Dolls has made its home in Los Angeles. They bring their “loud and distorted” rock and roll to Soda Bar along with SoCal’s Pleasure Fix and San Diego band Hocus.
8:30 p.m. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $10. 21+. 619.255.7224 or sodabarmusic.com
12.23: Gucci Mane
Fresh off the release of his recently “The Return of East Atlanta Santa,” rapper Gucci Mane brings his beats to North Park.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $65. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
12.23 DJ Don Cannon
This Grammy Award nominated DJ and producer, who has worked with such acts as Outkast, 50 Cent and Young Jeezy, says he draws inspiration from the Jackson Five and various Motown artists.
9:30 p.m. Fluxx, 500 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp. $15. 21+. 619.232.8100 or fluxxsd.com