Top concerts this week (July 10-16)


Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Shawn Mendes with Charlie Puth, Audien, TLC and The Temptations + The Four Tops.

7.11: The Roots

Making the most of their summer break, the legendary Philadelphia crew returns to San Diego after a quick, three-date run in Europe. Questlove, Black Thought and the rest of the band were last here as part of KAABOO’s debut in 2015.

8 p.m. The Observatory North Park , 2891 University Ave., North Park. $70. All ages. 619.239.8836 or

7.11: TLC

It doesn’t seem possible, but Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, original member of the Grammy-winning and platinum-selling R&B trio, has been gone for 15 years. Co-founders Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas are helping to cement the band’s legacy this year, having just released their self-titled fifth and final studio album.

8 p.m. Sycuan, 5469 Casino Way, El Cajon. $89-$99. 21+.

7.13: The Temptations + The Four Tops

It’s a night of living history as a double bill of Motown masters brings the Motor City sound to San Diego.

7:30 p.m. Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr., Point Loma. $72-$599. AGE. 619.224.3577 or

7.13: Dusky

After working with other labels for years, London-based DJ duo Dusky (aka Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman) started their own, 17 Steps, in 2014. It just saw the release on their latest 4-track EP, “Cold Heart,” last month.

10 p.m. Bang Bang, 526 Market St., downtown. $20-$30. 21+. 619.677.2264 or

7.14: Shawn Mendes with Charlie Puth

At 18, this young Canadian singer/songwriter has already seen both of his albums, 2015’s “Handwritten” and 2016’s “Illuminate,” hit the top spot on the Billboard 200. Opener Charlie Puth is best known for his song “See You Again,” which he performed with Wiz Khalifa.

7:30 p.m. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District. $47.50-$67.50. All ages. 619.224.4171 or

7.14: Audien

Connecticut-born producer Audien (aka Nate Rathbun) hit no. 1 on the U.S. Dance Chart with the 2015 single “Insomnia” featuring Parson James. Fresh from the Electric Daisy Carnival Festival in Las Vegas, Rathbun returns to San Diego after dropping the single “One More Weekend” with Max earlier this year.

9 p.m. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $20-$55. 21+. 619.544.9500 or

7.14: Dirty Heads & Soja

SoCal reggae rockers Dirty Heads join with Grammy-nominated Virginia reggae collective Soja for a night of irie vibes.

7 p.m. Mattress Firm, 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista. $19.50-$50. All ages. 619.671.3500.

7.14: Nightmares on Wax (DJ Set)

English DJ/composer Nightmares on Wax, aka George Evelyn, was last in San Diego with a full band and backing singers. This time, he’ll be crate digging to bring the Music Box audience a diverse array of sounds and songs that inspire his main project.

9 p.m. Music Box, 1337 India St., Little Italy. $20-$25. 21+. 619.795.1337 or

7.14: Goldroom

Boston-born, L.A.-based DJ and musician Goldroom (aka Josh Legg) played in synthpop duo NightWaves before producing full-time. Legg released his full-length Goldroom debut, “West of the West,” last year. New single “Spread Love” is out now.

Rescheduled, make up date coming soon. Bang Bang, 526 Market St., downtown. 21+. 619.677.2264 or