Top concerts in San Diego this week (Nov. 6-12)

Top concerts headed to San Diego this week include Matisyahu, Black Tiger Sex Machine and Borgeous.

11.6: Noname 

Chicago rapper Fatimah Warner broke out when she appeared on Chance The Rapper’s 2013 album, Acid Rap. Last year, she was featured on another one his albums, Coloring Book, and joined him during his “Saturday Night Live” performance. Warner self-released her debut mixtape, Telefone, last summer. 

@ Observatory North Park,



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11.7: Yelle 

While the French pop trio hasn’t released an album since 2014’s excellent Complétement Fou, the Julie Budet-led threesome released two singles this year – Interpassion and Romeo.

@ Casbah,



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11.9: Hamilton Leithauser 

The former Walkman front man teamed with former Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist Rostom on 2016’s excellent I Had a Dream That You Were Mine. He’ll be selling tour-only copies of the pair’s I Won’t Let Up: Live at Music Hall of Williamsburg on the current run of dates.  

@ Belly Up,

Hamilton Leithauser

Hamilton Leithauser.

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11.10: Aminé 

Portland, Ore. rapper Adam Daniel’s 2016 debut single, Caroline, has already gone platinum three times over. The 23-year-old released his 15-track debut studio album, Good For You, in July.

@ Observatory North Park,



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11.10: Matisyahu

Matthew Paul Miller, better known by his stage name Matisyahu, brings his The Broken Crowns Tour, to Music Box. The reggae/hip-hop artist last released an album – Undercurrent – in May 2017. 

@ Music Box,



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11.10: Deer Tick

After four years of no new music, the Rhode Island rock quartet made its ambitious return in September with a pair of 10-song self-titled releases (the mellower Vol. 1 and the more raucous Vol. 2). The band is currently on their Twice Is Nice Tour

@ Belly Up,

Deer Tick

Deer Tick.

(Laura Partain)

11.10: Tritonal 

In 2015, David Reed and Chad Cisneros partnered with fellow DJ duo The Chainsmokers on their hit single, Until You Were Gone. The Texas-based DJ/producer duo has released a few singles in 2017, including Good Thing(feat. Laurell) and Wild Kind (feat. Varpu). 




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11.10: Black Tiger Sex Machine

After releasing their LP, Welcome To Our Church (as well as a follow-up of album remixes) last year, Black Tiger Sex Machine is making 2017 about singles. The Kannibalen Records founders and Montreal-based DJ trio have put out three of them so far this year – Hell MotelRezorecta VIP, and most recently, September’s Lions.

@ Bassmnt,

Black Tiger Sex Machine

Black Tiger Sex Machine.

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11.11: Borgeous

Miami-born DJ John Borger released his debut LP, 13, last year. He’s already released a 4-track EP of remixes from his debut this year, as well as a whopping seven singles including new single You, and September’s Sweeter Without You with Taylr Renee. 




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11.11: Sub Focus

English DJ and songwriter Nick Douwma has worked with the likes of Alex Clare, Kele, and Alpines, and has hit the top spot on the UK Dance Charts with 2005’s Nirvana-inspired X-Ray single and again with 2008’s Timewarp. This year, Douwma has released the singles Lingua (feat. Stylo G) and Don’t You Feel It (feat. Alma).  

@ Bassmnt,

Sub Focus

Sub Focus.

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11.12: Gareth Emery

The British DJ released his massive, 37-track Electric For Life 2016 mix to close out last year. Emery teamed up with (DJ Ian) Standerwick on the song Saving Light (feat. Haliene) earlier this year, and did it again with Louis Vivet on the single Stronger, more recently.   

@ Parq,

Gareth Emery

Gareth Emery.

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