Top concerts this week in San Diego (Oct. 8-14)

Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Dierks Bentley, Ozzy Osbourne, Fitz and the Tantrums and Crizzly.

10.9: Ozzy Osbourne 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This show has been postponed until Oct. 18. Read more here.

The Ozzman cometh to San Diego. Again. After all, this run is called No More Tours 2. But despite the irony, the Grammy-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will bring his “final” tour back to America’s Finest City with longtime guitarist Zakk Wylde in tow. 

@ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre,  


Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne.

(Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)

10.10-14: Groove Cruise

Ahoy, matey! Sick and tired of seeing your favorite DJs in a stuffy club? Here’s your chance to see them both on-board a ship, as well with an ocean view at Mexico’s Blasé Beach Club. The GROOVE CRUISE departs from, and returns to, San Diego, with one fabulous layover in Cabo San Lucas. Aboard the ship, Benny Benassi, Laidback Luke, MK, Shiba San and more will keep the party going, while Duke Dumont will host a very special event in Cabo. Time to grab your life jacket and some glow sticks!

San Diego to Cabo San Lucas,

Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi.

(Jacopo Raule / Getty Images for Magnum)


10.11: Hinds 

Spain’s all-girl rockers get a local warm-up show before heading up the road to Lake Perris for an appearance at the Desert Daze Fest. The band’s sophomore studio album, I Don’t Run, was released in April.

@ The Irenic, 



(Neelam Khanvela)

10.12: Dierks Bentley

The country singer/songwriter returns to San Diego on his Mountain High Tour, after releasing his ninth studio album, The Mountain, in June. The Mountain debuted at the top spot of Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and features collaborations with Brothers Osborne and Brandi Carlisle.

@ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre,

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley.

(Courtesy photo)

10.12: Fitz and the Tantrums 

The indie-poppers hit the casino circuit for some blackjack and HandClap after releasing their self-titled third studio album in 2016.

@ Sycuan,


Fitz and the Tantrums

Fitz and the Tantrums.

(Joseph Cultice)

10.12-14: Desert Daze Festival

Moving down from Joshua Tree to just up the road in Lake Perris, the annual three-day psych-fest is now easily accessible to San Diegans. And this year’s lineup is worth the short drive. Tame Impala, Warpaint, My Bloody Valentine, Ty Segall, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are all scheduled to perform.   

@ Lake Perris,

Tame Impala

Tame Impala.

(Courtesy photo)

10.13: Crizzly

Austin, Texas-based DJ and producer Crizzly (Chris Marshall) has released four singles so far in 2018 — Riot with Pasdat, Bangin’ with Carbin, Knocked Out with YDG and the August remix of Jibbs’ Chain Hang Low with AFK.   




(Courtesy photo)


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