Top concerts this week in San Diego (Feb. 19-25)

Performances coming to town this week include Keys N Krates, The Spits, Bruno Major and Superchunk. 

2.19: Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Review  

This label-based collective headed by producer and Black Keys front man Auerbach also features Easy Eye Sound artists Robert Finley and Shannon & the Clams.

@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com 

2.20: Tune-Yards  

The Merrill Garbus-led indie pop outfit released their fourth studio album, I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life, last month.

@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com

2.20: Shovels & Rope  

South Carolina-based Americana duo Shovels & Rope released their second installment of cover songs, Busted Jukebox, Vol. 2, at the end of last year. It features interpretations of songs by Rhett Miller, Brandi Carlile and others.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

2.21: Superchunk 

Still fronted by Merge Records co-founder Mac McCaughan, the veteran Chapel Hill indie rockers release their 11th studio album, What a Time to Be Alive, this month.

@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com

2.22: Willie Watson 

A founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show, the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist released his second solo effort, Folk Singer, Vol. 2, last year. It was produced by David Rawlings and released on Rawlings’ and Gillian Welch’s Acony Records.

@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com

2.22: Keys N Krates 

Last here in December for an almost NYE show at Bassmnt, Toronto’s DJ/electronic/percussion trio of David Matisse, Adam Tune and Jr. Flo are signed to Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak. Latest single, Do What U Do, was released last month.

@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego

2.23: Markus Schulz 

Host of the Global DJ Broadcast weekly radio show and the founder of Coldharbour Recordings, the German-born/Miami-based trance DJ released a pair of remixes for his 2008 single, The New World, last month.

@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com

2.23, 24: The Spits 

The cult punk rock act from Kalamazoo, Mich., takes over Space for a weekend double dip. Cruz Radical opens Friday night’s show, while that honor belongs to Beehive & the Barracudas on Saturday.

@ Space, spacebarsd.com

2.24: Bruno Major  

The British singer/songwriter’s 2017 collection, A Song for Every Moon, was compiled by releasing one track a month for a year.

@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com

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