Top concerts this week in San Diego (May 28-June 3)
Top concerts in town this week include Lord Huron, Pink, Party Favor and Ray Lamontagne.
One of last year’s KAABOO headliners, Pink (aka Alecia Moore) returns to America’s Finest City on her Beautiful Trauma World Tour. The 40-date run is named after the singer’s seventh studio album released last October.
@ Valley View Casino Center, valleyviewcasinocenter.com
5.31 + 6.1: Lord Huron
The L.A.-based indie folk quartet, who is playing the second of back-to-back nights downtown, released their third studio album, Vide Noir, in April.
@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego
6.1: Party Favor
Manhattan-born/L.A.-based DJ Dylan Ragland (aka Party Favor) has worked with Rich the Kid, Gucci Mane, Dillon Francis, Bad Royale and more. But for his latest single, the March-released MDR, Ragland teamed with DJ Baauer of Harlem Shake fame.
@ OMNIA, omniaclubs.com/san-diego
6.1: Virtual Riot
Virtual Riot is 23-year-old German DJ and producer Christian Brunn. His latest, the six-song German Engineering EP, was released in January.
@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
6.1: Mark Farina
Farina recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of his long-running Mushroom Jazz club nights with the eighth installment of his acid jazz compilation series by the same name. In January, the veteran house DJ collaborated with producer Homero Espinosa on the single, What Ya Saying.
@ Music Box, musicboxsd.com
6.2: Ray Lamontagne
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter hits San Diego in support of his May-released seventh studio album, Part of the Light. Special guest Neko Case just released a seventh solo studio album of her own, Hell-On, after taking a break to record and tour with k.d. lang and Laura Veirs.
@ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, as.sdsu.edu/calcoast
6.2: Dr. Dog
On their first tour in two years, the Philadelphia-based rock quintet hits the road to support their April-released 10th album, Critical Equation. It’s the band’s first release with Thirty Tigers after a five-album run with ANTI- Records.
@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
6.2: Curtis Harding
The Atlanta-based soul singer and Black Lips collaborator released his sophomore album, Face Your Fear, last October. Produced with Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen, the album cracked the top 25 of Billboard’s U.S. Heatseekers chart.
@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com
Arizona’s finest musical export shows no signs of slowing down as Joey Burns and John Convertino continue to lead the Tejano/Americana collective in its 22nd year. The Thread That Keeps Us, the band’s 10th studio album, was released in January.
@ Belly Up, bellyup.com
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