Monday - Lupe Fiasco
The Chicago rapper long-teased 2016 as a year that would see him release three albums. So far, it has been only one single, July's "Pick Up The Phone." But there's still time!
7 p.m. Monday. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $25-$55. All ages. (619) 299-2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
Monday - Mac Miller
Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Cee-Lo, Anderson .Paak, and others all made appearances on the Pittsburgh rapper's September-released fourth album, "The Divine Feminine."
8 p.m. Monday. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $35. 18+. (619) 239-8836 or observatorysd.com
Wednesday - Rae Sremmurd
The Tupelo, Mississippi-bred, Atlanta-based rap siblings released their second album, "SremmLife2" in August. The pair currently sits atop the iTunes song chart with their single, "Black Beatles feat. Gucci Mane."
8 p.m. Wednesday. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. Sold out. 18+. (619) 239-8836 or observatorysd.com
Thursday - Soul Clap
Boston DJ and production duo Soul Clap (Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine) has been making beats and mixtapes for 15 years. But it was only last month that the pair released its self-titled second album.
10 p.m. Thursday. Bang Bang, 526 Market St., downtown. $10-20. 21+. (619) 677-2264 or bangbangsd.com
Thursday - Pennywise
Vet punks play their classic 1995 album "About Time" in its entirety (as well as a few additional classic songs from their catalog) with Strung Out, Unwritten Law, and Runaway Kids in tow.
7 p.m. Thursday. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $25-$55. All ages. (619) 299-2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego
Friday - Carnage
This trap DJ made his name with a remix of Hardwell's "Spaceman." The Guatemalan-born, L.A.-based producer released his full-length debut, "Papi Gordo," last year.
9 p.m. Friday. Omnia San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown. $30. 21+. (619) 544-9500 or omnianightclub.com
Saturday - Lucius
This Brooklyn-based indie-pop 5-piece is fronted by Berklee School of Music grads Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig. Their latest album, "Good Grief," was released in March. The Cactus Blossoms open the show.
9 p.m. Saturday. The Belly Up, 481 Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $20. 21+. (858) 481-8140 or bellyup.com
Saturday - Iration
It's Del Mar Reggae Fest as the Cali-via-Hawaii alt-reggae chillers play the Seaside stage after the last race on Saturday. Through The Roots opens the show.
After last race. Saturday. Del Mar Racetrack, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. Free with admission. 18+. (858) 792-4242 or dmtc.com/concerts
Saturday - Neko Case
Part of The New Pornographers, and most recently, case/lang/ veirs, the singer/songwriter hits San Diego as part of her new solo tour. Eric Bachmann and Jon Rauhouse, both members of Case's band, will also play songs from their August-released, joint instrumental album.
Saturday - Gogol Bordello
The New York-based band of gypsy punks last released an album in 2013. But that didn't stop the 8-piece collaborative from selling out their San Diego stop.
8 p.m. Saturday. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. Sold out. All ages. (619) 239-8836 or observatorysd.com
Sunday - Cherub
Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, the indie electro jesters in Nashville-based duo Cherub, just released their third album, "Bleed Gold, Piss Excellence." Openers Frenship and Boo Seeka are also on board.
8 p.m. Sunday. House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave., downtown. $28-$48. All ages. (619) 299-2583 or houseofblues.com/sandiego