Top concerts this week (Feb. 6-12)


A lot of great music acts are coming to San Diego this week including Branford Marsalis Quartet, Wax Taylor and David Duchovny.

2.8: Juicy J

A founding member of Three 6 Mafia, the rapper from Memphis, Tenn., is back with his fourth solo album (and first in four years), “Rubba Band Business.” It features collaborations with Travis Scott and Kanye West.

8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $25-75. All ages (under 18 must be accompanied by adult). 619.299.2583 or

2.9: The Lemon Twigs

Fun fact: The Lemon Twigs’ New York-based teenage siblings Brian and Michael D’Addario were child actors before releasing music. Their latest album, “Do Hollywood,” was produced by Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado.

9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $12-14. 21+. 619.232.4355 or

2.9: D.R.A.M.

Virginia rapper D.R.A.M. (aka Shelley Massenburg-Smith) released his debut full length, “Big Baby D.R.A.M.,” in October. It features the hit “Broccoli” with Lil Yachty, as well as appearances from Erykah Badu and Young Thug.

8 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy . $20-22. 18+. 619.795.1337

2.10: Branford Marsalis Quartet

One of the greatest jazz bands working today will join forces with special Grammy Award-winning guest vocalist Kurt Elling for a night of music that will break through the barriers of the Great American Songbook.

8 p.m. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., downtown. $23-73. All ages. 619-570-1100 or

2.10 Cosmic Gate

The German DJ duo of Claus Terhoeven (aka Nic Chagall) and Stefan Bossems (aka DJ Bossi) released their seventh studio album, “Materia Chapter.One,” last month.

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

2.11: Wax Tailor

French producer Jean-Christophe Le Saoût (aka Wax Tailor) returns to Southern California with a new album in hand - October’s “By Any Beats Necessary.”

9 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $21-23. 18+. 619.795.1337 or

2.11: SOJA

The East Coast reggae collaborative makes another San Diego stop after releasing their first concert album, “SOJA: Live in Virginia” - which has garnered the band its second Grammy nomination.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $35. All ages. 619.239.8836 or

2.11: The Chain Gang of 1974

It’s a one-man gang for L.A.-based musician and DJ Kamtin Mohager. His recent single, “I Still Wonder,” was released in September. Read more about the artist in a recent PACIFIC interview, here.

9:30 p.m. The Hideout, 3519 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $12-15. 21+. 619.501.6540 or

2.12: David Duchovny

The truth really is out there. That is, if the truth you’re looking for is an actor who wants to be a rock ‘n’ roller. Too bad he didn’t call his band Fox and the Mulders. Read a full interview with him here.

8 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $30-75. 21+. 619.795.1337 or