Top concerts this week in San Diego (March 12-18)


Performances in town this week include Flogging Molly, Los Lobos Acoustic, Ookay and Flux Pavilion.

3.14: Flogging Molly

Last year, the Celtic punk septet released Life Is Good, their sixth studio album - and first since 2011’s Speed of Darkness.

@ Observatory North Park,

3.14: Oh Sees

Bandleader John Dwyer has been playing mellower tunes of late with duo OCS. But it’s back to the best live show on the planet, as well as recently edited moniker Oh Sees (from Thee Oh Sees), for this stop in Solana Beach.

@ Belly Up,

3.16: Los Lobos Acoustic

The venerable L.A. roots rockers unplug for this special show in Poway.

@ Poway Center for the Arts,

3.16: Ookay

Abe Laguna, the San Diego DJ/producer known as Ookay, has worked with the likes of A-Trak, Borgore, Marshmello and Showtek. His latest single, Cool, was released last month.


3.16: Flux Pavilion

British DJ/producer Josh Steele, aka Flux Pavillion, has played the stages of Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading and EDC Vegas. A Maduk remix of his recent single, Pull The Trigger, was included on a recent 3-song sampler from Rampage Recordings.

@ Bassmnt,

3.16-17: Hippie Sabotage

Kevin and Jeff Saurer, the California-based sibling DJ duo, are perhaps best known for remixing Swedish crooner Tove Lo’s breakthrough hit, Habits (Stay High). The pair released a pair of their own singles, I Found You and The Mist, last month.

@ Observatory North Park,

3.17: Blockhead & Yppah

New York DJ, producer, and beat-maker Tony Simon (aka Blockhead) self-released his seventh solo studio album, Funeral Balloons, last September. Ninja Tune electro-composer Joe Corrales Jr. (aka Yppah) is also on the bill.

@ Soda Bar,