Top concerts this week (March 27-April 2)
There are some great performers coming to San Diego this week including Vince Gill, Nero and Old 97’s.
The Texas band’s brand-new album, “I’m Only Dreaming,” came out last month. San Diego is the third-to-last date of their current tour.
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $15. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
Jeff Abel, the Canadian DJ/producer also known as Excision, is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Through the label, Abel released a pair of singles, “Africa” and “Final Boss,” as well as his third full-length, “Virus,” last year.
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $37.50-60. 18+. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
3.29 Dwight Yoakam
Country crooner and actor Dwight Yoakam brings his stripped down honky tonk to North Park with X.
The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $65-165. AGE. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
3.30: Robert Randolph & The Family Band
The pedal steel guitarist just released “Got Soul,” his first album since 2013’s “Lickety Split.”
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $25-50. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
3.30 Shaun Frank
This Canadian DJ, producer and singer co-wrote The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (feat. Halsey)” and opened for KISS on their Hottest Show on Earth tour in 2010. He released the single “La La Land” with DVBBS last year, as well as “Let You Get Away,” which featured Ashe.
9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-55. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com
The Grammy Award-winning Toureg musicians released their best album yet, “Elwan,” last month. Recorded in both Joshua Tree and Morocco, it features collaborations with Kurt Vile and Mark Lanegan. L.A.'s Dengue Fever opens the show, which is sure to be a really good one.
8 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $25. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
After pivoting from their drum n’ bass origins, the London-based, Grammy-winning trio of Dan & Alana Stephens and Joe Ray released their second EDM album, “Between II Worlds,” in 2015. It ended up hitting No. 1 on Billboard’s U.S. Dance/Electronic album chart.
9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. Cost: See website. 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com
3.31: The Orwells
The Chicago rockers released their latest LP last month, “Terrible Human Beings.” It features the singles “They Put a Body in The Bayou” and “Buddy.”
7 p.m. The Irenic, 3090 Polk Ave., North Park. $21. All ages. theirenic.com
3.31: Old 97’s
The Rhett Miller-led, Texas alt-country quartet released their latest album, “Graveyard Whistling,” at the end of last month.
9 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. SOLD OUT. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
3.31: Nashville Pussy
You still may not be able to tell your mother the name of this Atlanta cowpunk quartet, but guitarist Ruyter Suys and the rest of her band are still rocking harder than ever.
9:30 p.m. Brick By Brick 1130 Buenos Ave., San Diego, $16-18, 21+, 619.276.3990 or brickbybrick.com
3.31: Vince Gill
The multiple Grammy Award-winning country superstar makes a return visit to San Diego, this time playing solo and acoustic.
7:30 p.m. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. SOLD OUT. All ages. 760.839.4138 or artcenter.org
4.1: Squirrel Nut Zippers
Bandleader Jimbo Mathus and drummer Chris Phillips reformed the swing revivalists last year to coincide with the 20th anniversary of their 1996 smash LP, “Hot.” Things went well and they’re back for more.
8:30 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $30-130. 21+. 619.795.1337 or musicboxsd.com
4.1: DJ Quik
The rapper and producer hasn’t released a solo album since 2014’s “The Midnight Life,” but the West Coast hip-hop legend did collaborate with fellow Compton rapper Problem on last year’s “Rosecrans” EP.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $20. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
4.1: Pegboard Nerds
The Scandinavian super squad (Danish DJ Michael Parsberg and Norwegian DJ Alex Odden) just released their single “Voodoo (feat. Tony Junior)” and remixed The Chainsmokers’ “Paris.” San Diego is the third stop on the pair’s current 25-date “Revenge of the Nerds” tour.
9 p.m. Bassmnt, 919 Fourth Ave., Suite 100, downtown. $10-15. 18+. 619.231.9200 or bassmntsd.com
Smash single “Let Her Go,” from the English singer’s 2012 fourth record “All the Little Lights,” has more than 1.3 billion views on YouTube. His latest album, “Young As The Morning Old As The Sea,” came out in September.
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $30-50. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
Passenger. (Jarrad Seng)
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