Top concerts this week (March 6-12)
Some of the top concerts coming to San Diego this week include Blake Shelton, G. Love & the Special Sauce, The Shins and Daya.
3.6: Chase Rice
The North Carolina-raised, Tennessee-based, one-time “Survivor” contestant released his latest single, “Everybody We Know Does,” last summer.
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $27.50-55. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
3.6&7: The Shins
James Mercer brings The Shins back to life. This month brings the release of “Heartworms,” the band’s fifth studio album. Unfortunately, both nights in San Diego are sold out.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. Sold out. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
The Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel are back on the road again after releasing 2015’s “Imani Vol. 1,” the first of a supposed three-album series.
9:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $25. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com
3.8&9: Social Distortion
Southern California’s finest rockabilly punks return to San Diego for a pair of sold-out shows. The legendary Mike Ness-fronted outfit turns 40 next year.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $40-140. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
3.9: Bash & Pop
The Replacements’ Tommy Stinson released one album with Bash & Pop in 1993 before the band broke up a year later. With a new record (January’s “Anything Could Happen”) and a new band behind him, he’s giving it another go.
9 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $15-18. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com
3.10: Plain White T’s
The Illinois-based band best known for “Hey There Delilah” released their seventh studio album last year, “American Nights.”
8 p.m. Casino Pauma Pavilion, 777 Reservation Road, Pauma Valley. $45-55. 18+. 760.742.2177 or casinopauma.com
Part of Minneapolis-based hip-hop collective Doomtree, P.O.S. (aka Stefon Alexander) released a new album, “Chill, Dummy,” last month.
8:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $15. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com
3.10: Ghostface Killah
The Wu-Tang Clan MC’s last record, 2015’s “Twelve Reasons to Die II,” featured appearances from Vince Staples, Lyrics Born, RZA and Raekwon.
8 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $27-60. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
The French future house DJ/producer with a penchant for religious garb heads Confession Records and has toured with Diplo, Skrillex and DJ Snake. His latest single, “Adieu,” was released last month.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. Sold out. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
3.10 Timmy Trumpet
The brass-playing Australian DJ/producer scored a major hit in 2014 when he teamed with Savage on the single, “Freaks.” He appeared on Nervo’s “Any Where You Go” and collaborated with MAKJ and Andrew W.K. on “Party Till We Die” last year. His latest single, “Oracle,” is out now.
10 p.m. Parq, 615 Broadway, downtown. $15-20. 21+. 619.727.6789 or parqsd.com
Still going strong in their 22nd year, the long running bilingual funk collective continues to tour regularly, has released a children’s album and served as the house band for all three seasons of Gabriel Iglesias’ Comedy Central show.
9 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $35. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
3.11: Blake Shelton
Recent winning team captain on season 11 of “The Voice,” Shelton released “If I’m Honest,” his 10th studio album, last year.
7:30 p.m. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District. $42.50. All ages. 619.224.4171 or valleyviewcasinocenter.com
This sold-out show is part of a tour to support the Canadian rock duo’s latest album, “Near To the Wild Heart of Life” - their five-years-in-the-making third release.
9 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $20-40. 619.795.1337 or
3.11 Morgan Page
The Vermont-born DJ and producer is an Emerson College grad and two-time Grammy Award nominee. His latest single with Steve James, “Candles,” is out now. Fun fact: San Diego’s Greg Laswell appeared on Page’s 2012 full-length “In The Air.”
Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. 21+. 619.544.9500 or omnianightclub.com
3.11&12: G. Love & Special Sauce
A double dip from Philly’s “trashcan blues” trio - together again as part of their Hip-Hop Blues Winter Tour 2017.
8:30 p.m. Belly Up Tavern, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $32.50-35 (sold out for Saturday’s show). 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
3.12: The Menzingers
Released last month, the Pennsylvania quartet’s fifth album, “After the Party,” is their third in a row on Epitaph Records.
7 p.m. The Irenic, 3090 Polk Ave., North Park. $20. All ages. theirenic.com
The 18-year-old singer takes a victory lap after she guested on The Chainsmokers’ smash hit “Don’t Let Me Down,” and released her debut album, “Sit Still, Look Pretty” last year.
8:30 p.m. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $20-30. All ages. 619.299.2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
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