Top concerts this week in San Diego (Nov. 20-26)


Concerts in town this week include Gwar, Borgore, Snow Tha Product and New Found Glory.

11.20: Mogwai

The Scottish post-rockers released their ninth studio album, Every Country’s Sun, in September. It reunited them with producer Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, Weezer, Tame Impala), who produced the band’s 2001 third album, Rock Action.

@ Observatory North Park,

11.21: GWAR

Feel like listening to thrash metal played by men dressed as interplanetary warriors while being sprayed by fake blood and other fake body fluids? This is the night for you. GWAR’S new album, The Blood of Gods, came out last month.

@ House of Blues,

11.22: RL Grime

The L.A. producer also known as Henry Steinway brings his party to the house that the San Diego Gulls built. Recent singles like Stay For It (feat. Miguel) and Reims will have to hold fans over while Steinway puts the finishing touches on his anticipated upcoming sophomore full length, Nova.

@ Valley View Casino Center,

11.22: Deorro

26-year-old Ultra Records DJ Deorro (aka Erick Orrosquieta) released his 26-song debut LP, Good Evening, in March. He followed it with new single, Burn Out, last month.

@ Observatory North Park,

11.22: Borgore

Israeli DJ and Buygore Records boss Borgore has released a pair of singles this year — Domino (feat. Mad Cobra) and Savages, as well as a few remixes for his 2016 single Best.


11.24: MK + Lee Foss

Chicago DJ Foss and Detroit DJ MK (Marc Kinchen) get together for a tour after collaborating on a pair of EPs — 2012’s Electricity and 2014’s Ghost in the System.

@ Spin,

11.25: Snow Tha Product

Rapper, actress and Mesa College alum Claudia Meza has released one studio album, seven mixtapes and four compilation albums. Last year, she released her first EP, the 8-track Half Way There...Pt.1. In 2017, Meza has appeared on singles by Wolfgang Gartner and Statuz Mizury.

@ Music Box,

11.25: Valentino Khan

This L.A.-based DJ and producer has worked with the likes of Skrillex, Flosstradamus, and Major Lazer. His latest single, Pump, has over 16 million streams in Spotify and became Vevo’s most streamed video of all time.

@ Bassmnt,

11.25, 26: New Found Glory

Not only did the veteran pop punk band turn 20 this year, their April-released ninth album, Makes Me Sick, hit the top spot on Billboard’s US Independent chart.

@ House of Blues,