Top concerts in San Diego this week (Sept. 25-Oct. 1)


Top concerts in San Diego this week include Imagine Dragons, Matoma and CRSSD Fest.

9.26 Alison Moyet

English singer and one-time half of electronic pioneers Yaz, Moyet released her ninth solo studio album, Other, in June. It is her first album of new material since 2013, and her current tour is her first in 30 years.

@ Music Box,

9.28 Imagine Dragons

The Grammy-winning Vegas pop quartet can’t be stopped. Their third studio album, Evolve, was released in June - debuting at No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard 200, their third in a row to crack the top five.

@ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre,

9.28 Foxygen

The duo of Sam France and Jonathan Rado released their fourth studio album, Hang, in January. The L.A. two-piece changed directions a bit and hired a full orchestra (40+ players!) for their latest effort.

@ Music Box,

9.29 Benjamin Booker

The Virginia-born guitarist, singer and songwriter released his second studio album, Witness, in June. He partnered with legendary singer Mavis Staples on the politically charged title track.

@ Belly Up,

9.29: Matoma

Last at OMNIA for the Fourth of July weekend, 26-year-old Norwegian tropical house DJ Matoma (aka Tom Lagergren) has released multiple singles in 2017 - Party on the West Coast with Snoop Dogg and Girl at Coachella with D.R.A.M and Magic!, as well as the All Night EP with The Vamps.


9.30 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The Loft may have recently lost program and events manager Brian Ross after 13 years, but they still have this awesome show on the books. The band released their fourth full-length album, The Echo of Pleasure, this month.

@ The Loft,

9.30 J. Roddy Walston and the Business

The Virginia-based roots rockers haven’t released an album since 2013, but that hasn’t stopped them from doing things like playing Coachella or dropping their new single, The Wanting. A new album is rumored to be coming soon.

@ Belly Up,

9.30: CRSSD Fall ’17

It’s time to return once again to Waterfront Park’s beautiful setting for another installment of CRSSD. Never ones to disappoint, organizers have assembled another all-star line-up that includes Rüfüs Du Sol, Richie Hawtin, Hot Since 82, Chromeo, Cut Copy, FKJ, The Magician, Emancipator, Sohn, Broods and more.

@ Waterfront Park,

9.30 Kali Uchis

The Colombian-American singer has collaborated with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Vince Staples, Gorillaz, Major Lazer and more. She’s also released a pair of mixtapes. Her studio album debut is said to be on the way.

@ Observatory North Park,

9.30: MAKJ

San Luis Obispo-based house DJ Mackenzie Johnson (aka MAKJ) has collaborated with Hardwell, Henry Fong and Lil Jon, and has taken on the biggest stages at Electric Zoo, Coachella and TomorrowWorld. He remixed Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You this year, as well as releasing a pair of singles: Knock Me Down and Space Jam.