Top concerts this week (Feb. 20-26)

Top concerts coming to San Diego this week include AFI, Pinback, Vicetone and  Sander Van Doorn .

2.20-22: AFI

The veteran rock quartet hit their 25th anniversary last year and released their self-titled (although it's also known as "The Blood Album") 10th studio album last month.

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

  

 

2.22: Tennis

Started during a long sailing trip in 2010, the Denver-based husband-and-wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley have released three studio albums of indie pop. The pair took another sailboat-based journey last year while blogging about it for Urban Outfitters. 

The Irenic, 3090 Polk Ave., North Park. $18. All ages, 619.624.9335 or theirenic.com

  

 

2.23: Pinback

San Diego indie rock royalty, Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell Smith IV return for a pair of hometown shows to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their fourth full-length album, "Autumn of the Seraphs."

8 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $25-40. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com

  

 

2.23: Suicidal Tendencies

Founder Mike Muir is the only remaining original member of the veteran Venice Beach thrashers. But the band does now feature longtime Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and released an album with the new lineup last year.

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

  

 

2.23 Vicetone

Dutch production duo/DJs Ruben Den Boer and Victor Pool spent 2016 remixing The Weeknd and Bob Marley, as well as releasing their debut EP, "Aurora." Their collaboration with Youngblood Hawke, "Landslide," is out now.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $50-120. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

  

 

2.24 Sander Van Doorn

The Dutch DJ (what is it about the Netherlands, anyway?) recently got married, but that isn't keeping him from behind the decks. New track "Need to Feel Loved" with LVNDSCAPE came out last month.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $50-120. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com

  

 

2.24: Vince Staples

Alongside frequent collaborator Kilo Kish, L.A. rapper Vince Staples will kick off his new, 26-date "Life Aquatic Tour" at the North Park Observatory. It is Staples' first-ever major headlining tour. Whether the pair will don the red caps from the tour's namesake remains to be seen.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $25. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com

  

2.25: The Greyboy Allstars

Karl Denson plays with the Rolling Stones. Elgin Park composes film soundtracks. Robert Walter, Chris Stillwell and Aaron Redfield all have other projects. But when the five of them find the time to get together, it's always a great night of music.

9 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $26-28. 21+. 619.795.1337 or musicboxsd.com

  

2.25: Pinback

Second night of two local shows celebrating "Autumn of the Seraphs'" 10th anniversary - the band's fourth full-length album. This one starts earlier and is all ages.

The Irenic, 3090 Polk Ave., North Park. $25-40. All ages, 619.624.9335 or theirenic.com

  

2.25: Moon Duo

Wooden Shjips' guitarist Ripley Johnson and his wife, Sanae Yamada, comprise this San Francisco-based psych band. Many times, though, they do add a third member when they play live. But don't be confused: They're not changing their name to Moon Trio any time soon.

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $40-60. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com

  

 

2.25 Keys N Krates

The Toronto-based DJ/electronic/percussion trio of David Matisse, Adam Tune and Jr. Flo are signed to Steve Aoki's Dim Mak and released the remixes to their fifth EP, "Midnite Mass," last year.

9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. $10-20. 21+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com

  

2.25 Elephante

Harvard grad Tim Wu quit his consulting job at management consulting firm McKinsey to start making music. Good thing it worked out. The DJ/producer released the remixes to his debut EP, "I Am The Elephante," in December. Read our interview with the DJ here.

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

  

 

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