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Top concerts this week in San Diego (April 23-29)

Performers in town this week include Steve Aoki, Sara Evans, Sum 41 and TJR.

Performers in town this week include Steve Aoki, Sara Evans, Sum 41 and TJR.

4.23: Bebel Gilberto 

Daughter of bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto and singer Miúcha, Bebel has carried the family torch with grace and inspiration. The scion songstress returns to the scene of the crime after releasing the locally recorded, 7-song album, Live at the Belly Up, last year.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com 

Bebel Gilberto

Bebel Gilberto.

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4.23: Marian Hill 

Brooklyn’s Samantha Gongol and Jeremy Lloyd continue their amazing run after an Apple AirPods commercial thrust them into the spotlight last year. The pair’s new single, Subtle Thing, was released in February. 

@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com

Marian Hill

Marian Hill.

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4.24: Sara Evans 

Country singer Sara Evans released her eighth studio album, Words, last year. It debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s U.S. Top Country chart and features a female writer other than Evans on every single song. Read more about her upcoming visit to San Diego here.

@ Sycuan, sycuan.com 

Sara Evans

Sara Evans.

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4.25: The Distillers 

After returning from an elongated absence, frontwoman Brode Dalle has gotten the band back together again. The L.A.-based punk rockers haven’t released an album since 2003’s Coral Fang, but that isn’t stopping them.

@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com

The Distillers

The Distillers.

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4.26: 5 Seconds of Summer 

Lock up your eighth-graders! You Tube celebs turned Aussie boy band that proved you can get millions of listeners with songs like She Looks So Perfect and She’s Kinda Hot  makes a stop in San Diego. New single Want You Back was released in February.

@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego 

5 Seconds of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer.

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4.27: MUST DIE! x LAXX 

Texas-born, Seattle based DJ and producer MUST DIE! (aka Lee Bates) has remixed fellow colleagues from Datsik and Borgore to Habstrakt and Flux Pavilion, as well as releasing 16 EPs and albums of his own. He shares the stage with Oxford-grad LAXX (aka James Churchill) who released his 13-song Fake Friends album in February.

@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com 

MUST DIE! x LAXX

MUST DIE! x LAXX.

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4.27: Steve Aoki 

Last in San Diego to play outdoors at the Del Mar Racetrack, Dim Mak’s fearless leader returns to the familiar confines of Omnia. The Grammy-nominated DJ/producer spent 2017 collaborating with everyone from Gucci Mane, Migos and 2 Chainz, to Yellow Claw, DVBBS and One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson. This year, Aoki has released two singles — Azukita with Daddy Yankee, Paly-N-Skillz and Elvis Crespo, as well as Plur Genocide (feat. Lockdown) with Carnage.  

@ OMNIA, omniaclubs.com/san-diego 

Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki.

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4.28: TJR 

TJR, aka DJ/producer Thomas Joseph Rozdilsky, has worked with the likes of Dillion Francis, Pitbull, Cardi B, GTA, and Savage, and remixed Armand van Helden, Jason Derulo, DJ Snake and others. He also released three singles last year — Time To JackRollin and Higher State with Chris Bushnell. 

@ Parq, parqsd.com

TJR

TJR.

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4.28: Sum 41 

The Canadian pop-punkers do a victory lap for their 2002-released second studio album on the all-ages Does This Look Infected 15th Anniversary Tour.  

@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego

Sum 41

Sum 41.

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4.29: Thursday 

The recently reformed New Jersey-based post-hardcore sextet crams into the Soda Bar for a pair of long sold out shows.

@ Soda Bar, sodabarmusic.com

Thursday

Thursday.

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