San Diego Concerts This Week


5.17: Tech N9ne @ Observatory North Park ,

Hip-hopper Tech N9ne plans to drop his seventeenth album, The Storm, this fall.

5.17: Hillsong United @ SDSU’s Viejas Arena,

This 10-piece Christian rock band hails from down unda.

5.18: Yuna @ The Casbah,

Alt. pop artist Yunalis Mat Zara’ai (Yuna, for short) will release her Chapters album on May 20.

5.18: Joe Walsh @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

No. 54 on Rolling Stone‘s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” list, Joe Walsh co-headlines the One Hell of a Night U.S. tour with ‘70s/’80s rock group Bad Company.

5.19: Marshmello @ OMNIA San Diego,

This electro producer keeps his identity a secret by spinning in all white attire and wearing a giant, marshmallow-esque mask.

5.19: Filter @ House of Blues,

Industrial rockers on the road with with Orgy, Vampires Everywhere and Death Valley High in support of their new album, Crazy Eyes, which dropped in April.

5.20: J. Boog @ Observatory North Park,

In November, this reggae artist will join Damian and Stephen Marley, Toots and the Maytals, Steel Pulse and many others on the Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise.

5.20: Tie?sto @ OMNIA San Diego,

In 2014, progressive house producer Tijs Michiel Verwest, aka Tie?sto, won a Grammy Award for his remix of John Legend’s “All of Me.”

5.20: The Cure @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

Rocking quintet best known for its hits “Just Like Heaven” (1987), “Lovesong” (1989) and “Friday I’m in Love” (1992).

5.20: The Cult @ Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay,

In February, these British rockers dropped their new album, Hidden City.

5.21: The Cult @ Pechanga Resort & Casino,

See 5.20 listing.

5.21: Jewel @ Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay,

In 1998, this folk pop singer- songwriter performed the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXII, held at Qualcomm Stadium.

5.21: Brad Paisley @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

This country star is married to Kimberly Williams, aka the bride in the 1991 flick Father of the Bride, starring Steve Martin.

5.21: Soulfly @ Brick by Brick,

Heavy metal act out of Phoenix, Arizona.

5.22: Rudimental + Gorgon City @ Quartyard,

Rudimental (best known for the 2012 single “Feel the Love”) and Gorgon City (best known for the 2014 single “Ready for Your Love”) co-headline this stop along their Live U.S.A. Tour.

5.22: Janis Ian @ Balboa Theatre,

The Grammy Award-winning musician performs locally to raise money for the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation and the San Diego Women’s Chorus.

5.23-24: Katchafire @ Belly Up Tavern,

Mystic Roots opens for this reggae band while on the two-month Burn It Down tour.

5.24: Kaytranada @ Observatory North Park,

Canadian DJ Kaytranada drops his seventh studio album, 99.9%, on May 6.

5.24: Gondwana @ Music Box,

Reggae group touring North America through June.