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3.29: Justin Bieber at Valley View Casino Center, valleyviewcasinocenter.com
In November, Canadian singer-songwriter Justin Bieber dropped his fourth studio album, Purpose, which features his recent chart-topping hits “What Do
You Mean,” “Sorry” and “Love Yourself.”
The 22-year-old (born March 1, 1994) pop star, who broke into the biz when his R&B song covers on YouTube caught Usher’s attention, will perform live for millions of Beliebers worldwide as the Purpose World Tour kicks off March 9 in Seattle, Washington and runs through a final show on November 29 in the U.K.
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3.1: Matisyahu @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Reggae hip-hopper Mathew Paul Miller is best known by his Hebrew name, Matisyahu, which means “Gift of God.”
3.1: Joe Satriani @ Balboa Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org
In 2011, this rock guitarist appeared as himself, performing the National Anthem in the flick Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill.
3.2: Little River Band @ Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
Soft rock Aussies best known for their 1978 hits “Lady” and “Reminiscing.”
3.2: Tyga @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
This 26-year-old rapper is best known for his on-again, off-again relationship with Kylie Jenner.
3.2: Mutemath @ House of Blues, hob.com
On November 13, this alt. rock trio dropped their fourth studio album, Vitals.
3.3: Anuhea @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
Anuheake’alaokalokelani Jenkins, Anuhea for short, is a pop/reggae singer-songwriter out of Hawaii.
3.3: Terri Clark @ Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
Canadian country artist best known for singles “Dirty Girl” (2007), “Girls Lie Too” (2004), “I Just Wanna Be Mad” (2002) and others.
3.4: Wavves @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
Alt. pop San Diego-based foursome on the road to promote its new album, V, which dropped in October.
3.5: Cody Johnson @ Moonshine Flats, moonshineflats.com
In 2011, country singer Cody Johnson quit his gig at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to focus on music.
3.5: Atreyu @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
These heavy metalers covered Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name” on the Mr. and Mrs. Smith movie soundtrack.
3.6: Johnny Marr @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Former member of The Smiths and Modest Mouse, alt. rocker Johnny Marr wraps his California Jam tour with this show in San Diego.
3.6: 311 @ House of Blues, hob.com
This alt. rock band’s moniker references the police code for indecent exposure (311).
3.8: Breaking Benjamin @ House of Blues, hob.com
Five-piece rock band founded by Pennsylvanian Benjamin Burnley.
3.9: Waka Flocka Flame @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
Drake, Lil Wayne and T.I. are a few of the artists with whom this hip-hopper has collaborated.
3.10: Loreena McKennitt @ Spreckels Theatre, spreckels.net
The Santa Clause (1994) features this Celtic musician’s song “The Bells of Christmas.”
3.10: Cannibal Corpse @ House of Blues, hob.com
Death metal quintet headlining a North American tour with Obituary, Cryptopsy and Abysmal Dawn.
3.11 Gary Clark Jr. @ House of Blues, hob.com
In May, this blues rocker opened for the Rolling Stones at San Diego’s Petco Park.
3.12: Born of Osiris @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
Metal group out of Chicago.
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3.12: Yanni @ San Diego Civic Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org
Contemporary music composer touring worldwide through July in support of his recent album, Sensuous Chill, which dropped in January.
3.12: I See Stars @ Lamppost Warehouse, sodabarmusic.com
Electro hardcore musicians on the road with Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, Get Scared and others.
3.12: Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers @ Sycuan Casino, sycuan.com
Larry, Steve and Rudy Gatlin compose this country threesome best known for hits “All the Gold in California” (1979) and “Broken Lady” (1975).
3.13: Julio Iglesias @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal, harrahssocal.com
Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Willie Nelson are just a few of the big names with whom this Latin pop star has recorded songs.
3.15: Jose? Gonza?lez @ California Center for the Arts, artcenter.org
Many songs by this indie folk Swede were featured on the soundtrack for the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, starring Ben Stiller.
3.15-16: The String Cheese Incident @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
In June, Skrillex joined these bluegrass rockers onstage at the electric Forest Festival for a live cover of The Doors’ ” Break on Through (to the Other Side).”
3.18: August Burns Red @ House of Blues, hob.com
This metalcore band’s single “Identity” earned a Best Metal Performance nomination at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
3.18: Tonight Alive @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
The Australian fivesome drops its new pop rock album, Limitless, on March 4.
3.18: Smokey Robinson @ Pechanga Resort & Casino, pechanga.com
R&B superstar William “Smokey” Robinson Jr. penned the iconic hit “My Girl” for The Temptations.
3.18: UFO @ Ramona Mainstage, ramonamainstage.com
Hard rock outfit from across the pond.
3.19: A Great Big World @ The Irenic, theirenic.com
Pop rockers best known for their 2013 chart-topping hit “Say Something,” featuring Christina Aguilera.
3.20: Natalia LaFourcade @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
This pop rocker’s most recent album, Hasta la Rai?z, picked up five Latin Grammy Awards in 2015.
3.20 Disturbed @ House of Blues, hob.com
Heavy metal foursome touring internationally in support of its new album, Immortalized, which dropped in August.
3.22: Ra Ra Riot @ The Irenic, theirenic.com
A Honda commercial and episode of USA Network’s Royal Pains features this indie rock group’s single “Boy.”
3.22: Issues @ House of Blues, hob.com
This metalcore band covered Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” on the Punk Goes Pop 5 compilation album.
3.23: David Crosby @ Balboa Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org
By way of artificial insemination, this folk rock singer-songwriter is the biological father of Melissa etheridge’s two children.
3.23: Reverend Horton Heat @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Songs from this psychobilly (punk rock + rockabilly) band have been featured in video games Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, Guitar Hero Smash Hits and Hot Wheels Turbo Racing.
3.23 Wolfmother @ House of Blues, hob.com
Australian rockers on their Gypsy Caravan tour through May.
3.24: Vince Gill @ Copley Symphony Hall, sandiegosymphony.org
Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson and Dolly Parton are a few of the artists with whom this Grammy Award-winning country musician has collaborated.
3.24: Daughter @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Grey’s Anatomy, The Vampire Diaries, Arrow and other TV shows have featured tracks from by this indie folk trio.
3.24: Melvins @ The Casbah, casbahmusic.com
Sludge metal foursome based in Los Angeles.
3.25: Secrets @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
San Diego-based post- hardcore group on its Everything That Got Us Here tour with Palisades, Too Close to Touch and Picturesque.
3.25: Olivia Newton-John @ Pala Casino, palacasino.com
The Grease star and pop singer has a residency at Flamingo Las Vegas through the end of 2016.
3.26: Yonder Mountain String Band @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Each member of this acoustic bluegrass band sings and plays a different stringed instrument on stage - bass, banjo, guitar, fiddle and mandolin.
3.27: They Might Be Giants @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Alt. rockers on the road to promote their forthcoming Phone Power album.
3.29: Santigold @ House of Blues, hob.com
This electro indie rocker dropped her third album, 99 Cents, on February 26.
3.30: Il Volo @ San Diego Civic Theatre, sandiegotheatres.org
In 2015, this Italian pop trio won the Sanremo Music Festival singing competition in Italy.