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Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz, Flying Lotus and more concerts this week

Make sure to read on for details about beloved former Padres pitcher Jake Peavy at The Belly Up!

Top performances coming to town this week include Chance The Rapper, Luis Fonsi, Florida Georgia Line, and San Holo.

9.17: The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats, aka lo-fi musician and novelist John Darnielle, released their/his 17th studio album, In League With Dragons, in April. The album was produced by violinist Owen Pallett, who has handled string and orchestral arrangements for not only The Mountain Goats but artists like Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, The National and Linkin Park.

@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego

A photo of The Mountain Goats
The Mountain Goats
(Courtesy photo)

9.18: Durand Jones & The Indications

Time for redemption! Tickets for their show at the Casbah in March sold out mere days after going on sale. Then, the Indiana-based soul singer and his rock-solid backing band came back in June – but only for a short opening set with Rebelution. Thankfully Jones and Co. are set to return once again, still touring on their sophomore album, March’s American Love Call.

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@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

A photo of Durand Jones
Durand Jones
(Rosie Cohe)

9.18: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros

Just like his buddy John Mayer, Bob Weir returns to San Diego after playing here last year with Dead & Company. This time, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted co-founder of the Grateful Dead returns with the Wolf Bros, aka drummer Jay Lane and musician, super-producer and Blue Note boss Don Was.

@ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, humphreysconcerts.com

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A photo of Bob Weir and Wolf Bros
Bob Weir and Wolf Bros
(Todd Michalek)

9.18, 19: The Selector

The veteran 2 Tone ska revivalists hit the Casbah for back-to-back nights. The Pauline Black-fronted outfit released its 15th studio album, Daylight, in 2017.

@ Casbah, casbahmusic.com

A photo of The Selector
The Selector
(Dean Chalkley)

9.19: Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus, aka experimental musician and producer Steven Ellison, released his sixth studio album (and first in five years), Flamagra, in May. Its 27 tracks clock in at well over an hour and feature guest appearances from the likes of Solange, Anderson .Paak, Little Dragon, Tierra Whack and director David Lynch.

@ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego

A 2019 photo of Flying Lotus
Flying Lotus
(Renata Raksha)

9.19: Zac Brown Band

The three-time Grammy-winning country/rock collective is set to release its sixth studio album, The Owl, this month. The new 11-song set features collaborations with a wide-range of artists from OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder to Skrillex.

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@ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, livenation.com

A photo of Zac Brown Band at DirecTV Super Fan Festival in 2015
Zac Brown Band
(Christopher Polk/Getty Images for DirecTV)

9.19: Luis Fonsi

Although the Puerto Rican singer’s worldwide hit Despacito was already two years old, Fonsi still included it (both versions) on his 10th studio album, Vida, which was released in February. Vida is Fonsi’s first album in five years and features appearances from Demi Lovato, Ozuna, Karol G, and (of course) Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.

@ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, humphreysconcerts.com

A 2019 photo of Luis Fonsi
Luis Fonsi
(Omar Cruz)

9.20: Lenny Kravitz

The singer, actor and KAABOO veteran returns to San Diego one year after releasing his 11th studio album, the self-produced Raise Vibration.

@ Civic Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org

A photo of Lenny Kravitz at the Wonderwall Portrait Studio for the 2013 CMT Music Awards
Lenny Kravitz
(Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Wonderwall)
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9.20: Florida Georgia Line

Bro-country duo Brian “BK” Kelley and Tyler “T Hubb” Hubbard released their fourth studio album, Can’t Say I Ain’t Country, in February. It marked the pair’s fourth-straight U.S. Top 5 album and featured collaborations with both Jason Aldean and Jason Derulo.

@ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, livenation.com

A photo of Florida Georgia Line
Florida Georgia Line
(Courtesy photo)

9.20: Robin Schulz

The German DJ, producer and musician likes San Diego in September. He returns to OMNIA one year after last playing there. After remixing the likes of Ed Sheeran, Lauv, David Guetta and Sia, Schulz released his latest two-track single, All This Love, which includes the title track as well as Speechless featuring Erika Sirola.

@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com

A 2019 photo of Robin Schulz
Robin Schulz
(Robert Wunsch)

9.21: Andrew Rayel

The 27-year-old Moldovan trance and house DJ/producer has spent 2019 remixing Armin van Buuren, as well as releasing three singles of his own – The Melody with Nwyr, Originem and Take All of Me with Hailene.

@ Parq, parqsd.com

A photo of Andrew Rayel
Andrew Rayel
(Courtesy photo)

9.21: Keys N Krates

Toronto’s DJ/electronic/percussion trio of David Matisse, Adam Tune and Jr. Flo released their all-instrumental latest album, A Beat Tape for Your Friends, in July. It comes on the heels of last year’s Cura, a more traditional album for the trio, released on Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records.

@ Spin, spinnightclub.com

A photo of Keys N Krates
Keys N Krates
(Fernando Schlaepfer)

9.21: San Holo

Dutch DJ Sander van Dijck played a sold-out show at Observatory North Park in April and returns for the far cozier confines of Bassmnt. Van Dijck released his full-length debut, the appropriately titled album1, last year and has followed it with a pair of singles, February’s Lead Me Back and July’s Lost Lately, so far in 2019.

@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com

San Holo
San Dolo
(Courtesy photo)

9.21: Tijuana Panthers

The Tijuana Panthers aren’t actually from Tijuana. And for the record, they’re not panthers, either. But the Long Beach pop-punk trio did just release an album, the 14-track Carpet Denim, in July on Innovative Leisure Records.

@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com

A photo of Tijuana Panthers
Tijuana Panthers
(Courtesy photo)

9.22: Jake Peavy & Friends

The World Series champion and Triple Crown-winning pitcher brings a few MLB buddies to Solana Beach to tell stories before his band takes the stage – all to benefit the Jake Peavy Foundation.

@ Belly Up, bellyup.com

A 2019 photo of Jake Peavy
Jake Peavy
(Courtesy photo)

Updates:
10:06 AM, Sep. 16, 2019: Chance The Rapper’s concert at Pechanga Arena on Sept. 18 has been postponed and moved to Jan. 15, 2020.

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