Top concerts this week in San Diego (May 14-20)
Top concerts coming to San Diego this week include Tricky, Chase Bryant, Juanes and MGMT.
5.16, 20: Juanes
Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes, one of the biggest superstars in Latin music, along with Chilean singer-songwriter Mon Laferte, kicked off the “Amarte” North American concert tour on April 20 and will wrap up on Sunday in Temecula. — George Varga
Trip-hop pioneer Tricky, aka Bristol-born musician and producer Adrian Thaws, returns to San Diego on the heels of releasing his 13th studio album, Ununiform, last year. In additional to a long list of guest contributors, it reunites Thaws with longtime collaborator and former partner Martina Topley-Bird.
@ Music Box, musicboxsd.com
5.18: Chase Bryant
Grandpa Jimmy Bryant played with Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings, while uncles Jeff and Junior founded country band Ricochet. Now it’s 24-year-old Chase’s turn. Bryant’s debut single, Take It On Back, spent nearly four months on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown in 2014. He hasn’t released any music in 2018, but Bryant did drop a new single, as well as appear on one from Blind Sparrow, last year.
@ Moonshine Beach, moonshinebeachsd.com
The New York indie pop duo of Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin released their third album, Offering, in October. The pair will play back-to-back shows at 7 and 10 p.m.
@ Soda Bar, sodabarmusic.com
The electro-rock duo of Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden released their fourth album, Little Dark Age, in February. It is the pair’s first album of new material in over five years.
@ Civic Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org