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


2.13: Killswitch Engage & Anthrax

The Killthrax Tour pairs Massachusetts metalcore 5-piece Killswitch Engage with NYC metal vets Anthrax for a night of getting “Caught in a Mosh!”

@ House of Blues,

2.13: Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen

The two long-running Texas singer/songwriters have joined forces many times before and first met as students at Texas A&M University in the late ’70s.

@ California Center for the Arts, Escondido,

2.15: Lana Del Rey

The singer/songwriter’s fifth studio album, Lust for Life, was released last year and featured appearances by The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Stevie Nicks and others. She is also being sued by Radiohead over the album’s closing track, Get Free. Read more about the singer here.

@ Valley View Casino Center,

2.15: Miranda Lambert

In 2016, this country star released her critically acclaimed, platinum-selling double album Weight of These Wings, which Billboard called a “tour de force.” She brings her “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour to San Diego with Jon Pardi opening. — Michele Parente

@ Viejas Arena,

2.16: Porter Robinson

Where in the world is Porter Robinson? The 25-year-old DJ and producer has sold out venues like the Valley View Casino Center and is a veteran of the cozy confines of OMNIA. He just hasn’t released new music for a year and a half.


2.17: Gramatik

Slovenia-born, New York-based producer Gramatik released his latest EP, New Re:Coil, Pt. 1, last October on his own LowTemp Records. The album’s most recent single, Aymo, features rapper Talib Kweli.

@ Observatory North Park,

2.17: You Are Going To Hate This Fest 3

Local rockers The Frights, one of San Diego’s best current exports, curate their third annual mini-fest with Together Pangea, Diet Cig, HUNNY and more.


2.18: LED Anniversary VII

In 2016, French producer/DJ Madeon (aka Hugo Leclercq) teamed with Porter Robinson on the single, Shelter, and their coheadlining
tour of the same name sold out a stop at Valley View Casino Center. Leclercq returns alone to headline this anniversary show and brings Malaa, Herobust, Brohug and more with him.

@ Valley View Casino Center,

2.18: Matoma

After recently working with the likes of The Vamps, Snoop Dogg and D.R.A.M, 26-year-old Norwegian tropical house DJ Matoma (aka Tom Lagergren) hooked up with Noah Cyrus for his recent single, Slow. The song got its own 3-song remix EP (including one by R3HAB) last month.


2.18: Baauer

Harlem Shake producer Harry Bauer Rodrigues teamed with Canadian DJ A-Trak on the Fern Gully / Dumbo Drop single in November. Last month, he appeared on 18, a Rich Brian (FKA Rich Chigga) single that also features Kris Wu, Joji, and Trippie Redd.

@ Bassmnt,