September EDM Shows


9.2: Afrojack @ Omnia,

Having released his latest single, “Drop That,” in July, Dutch DJ, producer and Wall Recordings label head Afrojack returns to San Diego for Labor Day weekend.

9.2: Felix Da Housecat @ Bang Bang,

This veteran Chicago House masher’s 2015 album, “Narrative of Thee Blast Illusion,” features an appearance by the legendary Lee Scratch Perry.

9.3: Chromeo @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club,

The Canadian electro dance-funk duo closes out the summer concert series at Del Mar.

9.3: Datsik @ Bassmnt,

Canadian DJ/producer Datsik (aka Troy Beetles) launched his own label, Firepower Records, in 2012. He dropped his latest EP, the six-song “Darkstar,” in March.

9.3: MSTRKRFT @ Bang Bang,

Toronto electro duo MSTRKRFT (Jesse F. Keeler and Alex Puodziukas) released their third LP, “OPERATOR,” in July. Keeler also plays in “Death From Above 1979.”

9/9: EC Twins @ Omnia,

Manchester, England’s Marc and Allister Blackham are currently on the “Keep You in Mind” tour, named after the brothers’ recent remixes of Guordan Banks’ song of the same name.

9/16: Markus Shulz

@ Omnia,
This German-born, Miami-based trance DJ brings his Watch The World tour (named after his 17-song album - which actually has 27 tracks, including 10 accompanying acoustic versions) to San Diego after stops in Europe and South America.

9/16: Tony Junior

@ Bassmnt,
After collaborating with Tiësto on the club banger “Get Down” last year, Dutch DJ Tony Junior (aka Tony Peroni) has already released three singles in 2016.

9/16: Scuba

@ Bang Bang,
Last year, U.K. DJ Scuba (aka Paul Rose, currently based in Berlin) released his fourth full-length album, “Claustrophobia,” on his own label, Hotflush.

9/16: Kraftwerk

@ Balboa Theatre,

The pioneering German electronic quartet won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammy Academy in 2014.

9/17: Dirty Phonics

@ Bassmnt,
Charly, Pitchin and Pho - the names of the French trap maestros comprising Dirty Phonics - may sound like a children’s book title, but the trio’s latest single, “Holy S***,” won’t be heard on Kidz Bop anytime soon.

9/18: Diplo

@ Parq,
Performing at a string of massive festivals worldwide (both alone and with Skrillex as duo Jack Ü), Diplo stops in San Diego for an exclusive club date.

9/22: Le Youth

@ Omnia,
L.A. (by way of Ohio) DJ/producer Le Youth (aka Wes James) brings his Homewerk tour to San Diego. “Back2Life,” his recent collab with No Way Back, dropped in August.

9/23: Klingade

@ Bassmnt,
The single “Losing U (feat. Daylight)” is the latest release from French tropical house DJ/producer Klingande (aka Cédric Steinmylier).

9/23: Tiësto @ Omnia,

Tiësto. At Omnia. ‘Nuff said.

9/27: DJ Shadow

@ House of Blues,

This hip-hop turntablist celebrated his 20th year of making music with the release of his sixth studio album, “The Mountain Will Fall,” in June.

9/30: Kill The Noise

@ Bassmnt,
Earlier this year, New York DJ Kill The Noise (aka Jake Stanczak) released “Alt Classic,” a full-length album of remixed tracks from his irreverent 2015 LP, “Occult Classic.”

9/30: Tramps Like Us

@ Valley View Casino Center,
This nearly all-night, 18-and-up event features eight EDM acts headlined by Chicago trap duo Flosstradamus.