San Diego performances during the final week of November leading into December include Seu Jorge, Porter Robinson, Guttermouth and Pink Martini.
11.28: Young Thug
The Atlanta-based rapper released his latest mixtape, “JEFFERY,” in August. It features collabs with Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Wyclef Jean and others.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park , 2891 University Ave., North Park. $40. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
11.29 Porter Robinson
After releasing his 2014 smash album “Worlds” in 2014, North Carolina wunderkind Robinson decided he wanted to change things up. For now, that means collaborating with French DJ and producer Madeon on their August-released single, “Shelter,” and following it with their current Shelter Live Tour.
8:30 p.m. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District. SOLD OUT. All ages. 619.224.4171. valleyviewcasinocenter.com
11.29: Peter Murphy
The “Godfather of Goth” continues his extended life beyond Bauhaus with another trip to America’s Finest City.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $35. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
11.30: Lee Fields & The Expressions
With his band The Expressions, the man dubbed “Little JB” brings his high-energy funk and soul back to San Diego.
7:45 p.m. Belly Up, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach . $16-18. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
11.30: Seu Jorge presents “The Life Aquatic”
Singer and actor Seu Jorge reprises his role in Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic” to bring his Portuguese interpretations of David Bowie classics to life. Read more about Seu Jorge, here.
9 p.m. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., downtown. $37-47. All ages. 619-570-1100. sandiegotheatres.org
The Elena Tonra-fronted English indie folk trio released its sophomore full-length, “Not to Disappear,” at the beginning of the year.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $20. All ages. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
12.2: Helmet and Local H
New York hardcore vets pair with Illinois grunge duo for what’s sure to be a night of swirling, sweaty bodies and the volume cranked to 11.
8:30 p.m. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $20-24. 21+. 619.232.4355 or casbahmusic.com
Vet O.C. pop punks take over the Soda Bar for a night. Their six-song “Got It Made” EP was released in July.
8:30 p.m. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd., Normal Heights. $15-17. 21+. 619.255.7224 or sodabarmusic.com
12.2: Living Legends
The 10th annual “How The Grouch Stole Christmas” tour will feature Dilated Peoples’ MC Evidence joining all of the original members (past and present) of L.A. hip-hop crew Living Legends ? Murs, Eligh, Scarub, Aesop, Bicasso, Luckyiam, Sunspot Jonz, and The Grouch.
8 p.m. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $25. 18+. 619.239.8836 or observatorysd.com
12.2: Amine Edge & DANCE
French producer/DJ duo responsible for the CUFF label, the pair released their three-song “Fck Ur Opinion” EP in September on Desolat.
10 p.m. Bang Bang, 526 Market St., downtown. $10-20. Al ages. 619.677.2264 or bangbangsd.com
Featured last year on Flo Rida’s “GDFR,” the Miami-based trap DJ released his own single, “Game Over,” with Crankdat in January.
9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-50. 21+. (619) 544-9500 or omnianightclub.com
12.3: Two Door Cinema Club
“Gameshow,” the third studio album from this Irish indie rock trio, was released in October. Its lead song, “Are We Ready? (Wreck)” was also included on the soundtrack for popular soccer video game FIFA 17.
8 p.m. Harrah’s Resort SoCal, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center. $35. 21+. 760.751.3100 or harrahssocal.com
12.3: Pink Martini
Portland’s “Little Orchestra” just released its 10th album, “Je dis oui!” last month. The album features longtime friends singer Rufus Wainwright and NPR White House correspondent Ari Shapiro.
7:30 p.m. California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. $30-85. All ages. 760.839.4138 or artcenter.org
12.4: A John Waters Christmas
Sure, John Waters isn’t a musician. But the legendary cult filmmaker and author has influenced popular culture (see NBC’s Hairspray Live! with Ariana Grande) as much as any artist on this list. Plus, he has amazing stories.
8 p.m. Belly Up, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $55-125. 21+. 858.481.8140 or bellyup.com
Leslie Hackett contributed to this story.