The best concerts in San Diego this weekend


Gigs March 3 to March 7

Wednesday, March 2, 20220

Droeloe – The North Observatory Park

Show 7 p.m.

Dutch electronic duo Droeloe emerged in 2016, combining a bright, punchy future bass sound with a focus on visual aesthetics.

Yaadcore – Music Box

Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m.

Yaadcore is one of the most prominent and influential DJs working in reggae today. Having cemented its place as one of the genre’s essential tastemakers, this year marks a new direction for Yaadcore as it prepares to release its first original recordings.

Randy Houser – House of Blues

Doors 7 p.m.

With an inimitable voice that The New York Times describes as “completely different, thicker and more throbbing, a bubbling cauldron,” Randy Houser racked up five consecutive country radio hits and more than five million singles sales after switching tracks. label for Stoney Creek Records.

Buddy Guy – Music Box

Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m.

The eighteenth solo album by the legendary blues artist and follow-up to 2015’s Born to Play Guitar presents his raw and pure sound, his fifteen tracks a real pleasure for aficionados and newcomers to the genre.

Bad Suns – The North Observatory Park

Show 7 p.m.

Los Angeles indie rock band Bad Suns found success with their 2014 debut album Language & Perspective, which fused sharp, modern indie rock hooks with classic post-punk influences.

Yachtley Crew – Music Box

Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m.

Yachtley Crew is a talented and permanent group of musicians based in Los Angeles with a common goal: to entertain music lovers with some of the greatest songs ever written in the late 70s and early 80s.

Holidays – House of Blues

Doors 7 p.m.

An indie rock band based in Newcastle, Australia. Composed of Campbell Burns, Jake Johnson, Nate Delizzotti and Joseph Van Lier.

Bhaskar – Parq Nightclub

Doors 10 p.m.

In addition to being a DJ and Producer, Bhaskar is also one of the producers of the “Universo Paralello” Festival.

Tall Heights – Home of the Blues

Doors 6:30 p.m.

Boston, Massachusetts-based duo Tall Heights debuted in 2013 with an intimate indie folk they quickly grew on.

CRSSD Festival – Waterfront Park

Show 12h

The CRSSD Festival is San Diego’s seaside gem, and it returns with another massive lineup that celebrates and appreciates all the nuances of dance and the electronic world!

Banjo Duel – The Holding Company

Doors 4 p.m., Show 5 p.m.

Southern California’s best banjo players face off in a banjo duel! Awards from Deering Banjos, Model Vanity Records, The Holding Company and Skrewball Whiskey.

Tiësto – NOVA SD

Show 9:30 p.m.

Tiësto, a Grammy-winning Dutch DJ and producer, has become one of the most recognizable figures in the electronic dance music genre with his legendary extended live sets, prolific production and pop-oriented crossover appeal that has earned him several hit singles in the 2010s.

SG Lewis – Music Box

Show 10 p.m.

British SG Lewis is an in-demand producer, songwriter and DJ with an emotive and atmospheric approach to dance-driven electronic music.

Fletcher – The North Observatory Park

Show 7 p.m.

A whimsical and stylish pop singer-songwriter who cites Lorde as his main inspiration, FLETCHER first gained attention for “War Paint”, a digital single that went viral in the summer of 2015.

The Sword – Belly Up

Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m.

The Sword are a retro-metal quartet hailing – of all places – from the singer-songwriter oasis of Austin, Texas.

DJ Five – March 5

Doors 10 p.m.

While continuing to exert his nocturnal influences by hosting annual residencies at some of Las Vegas’ hottest nightclubs, it’s no surprise that Five’s 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry is heavily based on his daring skills in turntablism and his relentless work ethic.

JoJo – House of Blues

Doors 7 p.m.

JoJo is resilient. This is the message that comes out loud and clear when listening to Mad Love., his first album on Atlantic Records and his first LP in ten years. She is empowered. She is in control. And she grew up like hell.

Sofi Tukker – Music Box

Show 10 p.m.

American duo Sofi Tukker (Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern) create heart-pounding jungle pop inspired by ’90s house that resulted in a Grammy nomination for their debut song, “Drinkee” in 2016.

TSOL – The holding company

Doors 2 p.m.

Although most commonly associated with the burgeoning West Coast hardcore punk movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s, TSOL released music in both punk and hard rock styles.

CRSSD Fest – Waterfront Park

Show 2 p.m.

Head to Waterfront Park for breathtaking views of San Diego, epic sunsets, perfect breezes, and awesome music!

Boldly – Belly Up

Doors 7 p.m., Show 7:30 p.m.

Formed in the sunny eastern foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Daring Greatly combines their harmony-rich rock n’ roll with American and American folk traditions of the 60s and 70s.

KALEO – Fight or Flight Tour – House of Blues

Doors 7 p.m.

Since releasing their groundbreaking gold-certified album, A/B in 2016, Icelandic rock band KALEO, fronted by singer/songwriter JJ Julius Son, have taken their music around the world.

Backseat Lovers – The Observatory North Park

Show 7 p.m.

The Backseat Lovers are an indie-rock quartet from Utah consisting of Joshua Harmon (vocals/guitar), Jonas Swanson (guitar/vocals), KJ Ward (bass guitar) and Juice Welch (drums/vocals).

See you there, San Diego!


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