Dec. 23 2015 03:25 PM

Bands coming to town and just-announced shows

    HOT! NEW! FRESH!

    The Game (Observatory, 1/10),
    Nobunny (Soda Bar, 1/10),
    Earthless (Casbah, 1/14-15),
    Supersuckers (Casbah, 2/10),
    Tiger Army (Observatory, 2/11),
    Built to Spill (Casbah, 2/14-15),
    Liza Anne (Casbah, 3/3),
    Glassjaw (Observatory, 3/24),
    Quantic (Music Box, 3/30),
    Jim Bruer (Observatory, 5/6),
    Leon Russell (BUT, 5/31).


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    Tim Heidecker (Casbah, 1/7),
    Ty Segall (But, 1/13),
    Christian Death (Soda Bar, 1/17),
    Devotchka (BUT, 1/17),
    Josh Ritter (Observatory, 1/18),
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo (BUT, 1/19),
    Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek (Observatory North Park, 1/22),
    Steel Panther (HOB, 1/23),
    Shigeto (Soda Bar, 1/23),
    Killing Joke, The Soft Moon (BUT, 1/26),
    David Cross (Observatory, 1/26),
    Julia Holter (The Irenic, 1/28),
    Wanda Jackson (Casbah, 1/28),
    Richard Cheese (HOB, 1/29),
    The Hood Internet (Casbah, 1/29),
    G. Love and Special Sauce (BUT, 1/29),
    Childbirth (Soda Bar, 2/1),
    Steel Pulse (BUT, 2/2),
    The English Beat (BUT, 2/5-6),
    Aaron Neville (Balboa Theatre, 2/11),
    STRFKR (Observatory North Park, 2/12),
    Thee Oh Sees (BUT, 2/12),
    Meat Wave (Soda Bar, 2/13),
    Logic (SOMA, 2/14),
    The Growlers, Jonathan Richman (Observatory, 2/16-17),
    Cradle of Filth (HOB, 2/18),
    At the Gates (HOB, 2/19),
    Dr. Dog (Observatory, 2/20),
    Steve Poltz (BUT, 2/20),
    Lee Ann Womack (BUT, 2/22),
    Anti-Flag (Observatory, 2/25),
    Ani DiFranco (BUT, 2/25),
    Rihanna (Viejas Arena, 2/26),
    Julien Baker (The Irenic, 2/27),
    Fetty Wap (HOB, 2/29),
    Joe Satriani (Balboa Theatre, 3/1),
    Protomartyr (Soda Bar, 3/2),
    Lewis Black (Balboa Theatre, 3/3),
    Galactic (BUT, 3/3),
    Wavves, Best Coast (Observatory, 3/4),
    Eleanor Friedberger (Hideout, 3/11),
    Junior Boys (Casbah, 3/18),
    Dwarves, Queers (Soda Bar, 3/20),
    Wolfmother (HOB, 3/23),
    High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation (Observatory, 3/26),
    Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place (Casbah, 3/27),
    Alex G (Che Café, 4/1), Elvis Costello (Balboa Theatre, 4/7),
    Steve Miller Band (Humphreys, 4/14),
    Prong (Brick by Brick, 4/22),
    Thao & the Get Down Stay Down (BUT, 4/28),
    Modern English (The Hideout, 5/17),
    Twentyonepilots (Viejas Arena, 7/24),
    Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas (Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 8/14),
    Journey, The Doobie Brothers (Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 8/30),
    5 Seconds of Summer (Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 9/9).


    December


    Saturday, Dec. 26

    Mr. Tube and the Flying Objects at Soda Bar. The Blasters at The Casbah.

    Sunday, Dec. 27

    Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven at Belly Up Tavern.


    Monday, Dec. 28

    Ozomatli at Belly Up Tavern. Duke Dumont at Observatory North Park. OFF! at The Casbah.


    Tuesday, Dec. 29

    Chet Faker at Observatory North Park. Donavon Frankenreiter at Belly Up Tavern. Luna at The Casbah. Crazy Town at Soda Bar.


    Wednesday, Dec. 30

    The Academy Is… at Observatory North Park. Donavon Frankenreiter at Belly Up Tavern.


    Thursday, Dec. 31

    The Sess at Soda Bar. Los Lobos at Belly Up Tavern. Ziggy Shuffledust and the Spiders from Mars at The Casbah.


    January


    Saturday, Jan. 2

    Big Sandy and His Flyrite Boys at The Casbah.


    Thursday, Jan. 7

    Tim Heidecker at The Casbah.


    Saturday, Jan. 9

    Tommy Castro and the Painkillers at Belly Up Tavern. Tool, Primus at Viejas Arena (sold out).


    Sunday, Jan. 10

    Tool, Primus at Viejas Arena (sold out). The Game at Observatory North Park. Nobunny at Soda Bar.


    Wednesday, Jan. 13

    Ty Segall at Belly Up Tavern. Dave Mason at Music Box.


    Thursday, Jan. 14

    Paula Cole at Belly Up Tavern. Earthless at The Casbah.


    Friday, Jan. 15

    Jerry Seinfeld at Civic Theatre (sold out). Earthless at The Casbah.


    Saturday, Jan. 16

    Tower of Power at Belly Up Tavern. Andy Rourke (DJ set) at The Hideout.


    Sunday, Jan. 17

    Devotchka at Belly Up Tavern. Christian Death at Soda Bar.


    Monday, Jan. 18

    Josh Ritter at Observatory North Park.


    Tuesday, Jan. 19

    Martin Courtney at The Casbah. Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Belly Up Tavern.


    Thursday, Jan. 21

    Big Head Todd and the Monsters at Belly Up Tavern.


    Friday, Jan. 22

    Never Shout Never at House of Blues. Big Head Todd and the Monsters at Belly Up Tavern. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek at Observatory North Park. Kottonmouth Kings at SOMA.


    Saturday, Jan. 23

    Shigeto at Soda Bar. All Them Witches at The Casbah. JD McPherson at Belly Up Tavern. Steel Panther at House of Blues.


    Sunday, Jan. 24

    Europe at Music Box.


    Tuesday, Jan. 26

    Killing Joke, The Soft Moon at Belly Up Tavern. David Cross at Observatory North Park.


    Thursday, Jan. 28

    Wanda Jackson at The Casbah. Julia Holter at The Irenic.


    Friday, Jan. 29

    Richard Cheese at House of Blues. G. Love and Special Sauce at Belly Up Tavern. The Hood Internet at The Casbah.


    Saturday, Jan. 30

    Pato Banton at Belly Up Tavern. The Silent Comedy at The Casbah. Mike Gordon at Observatory North Park.


    February


    Monday, Feb. 1

    Childbirth at Soda Bar.


    Tuesday, Feb. 2

    Steel Pulse at Belly Up Tavern. Bullet for My Valentine at House of Blues.


    Enforcer, Warbringer (Brick by Brick, 2/4),

    The English Beat (BUT, 2/5-6),


    Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra (BUT, 2/10),


    Supersuckers (Casbah, 2/10), Tiger Army (Observatory, 2/11),


    The Donkeys (Soda Bar, 2/11),


    Aaron Neville (Balboa Theatre, 2/11),


    STRFKR (Observatory North Park, 2/12),


    Thee Oh Sees (BUT, 2/12),


    Meat Wave (Soda Bar, 2/13),


    Beats Antique (Observatory, 2/14),


    Built to Spill (Casbah, 2/14-15),


    The Growlers, Jonathan Richman (Observatory, 2/16-17),


    The Toasters (Casbah, 2/18),


    Cradle of Filth (HOB, 2/18),


    At the Gates (HOB, 2/19),


    Radiation City (Casbah, 2/19),


    Dr. Dog (Observatory, 2/20),


    Steve Poltz (BUT, 2/20),


    Lee Ann Womack (BUT, 2/22),


    Lake Street Drive (Observatory, 2/24),


    Ani DiFranco (BUT, 2/25),


    Anti-Flag (Observatory, 2/25),


    Rihanna (Viejas Arena, 2/26),


    The Infamous Stringduster (BUT, 2/26),


    Diane Coffee (The Hideout, 2/27),


    Julien Baker (The Irenic, 2/27),


    Fetty Wap (HOB, 2/29),Vance Joy (Balboa Theatre, 2/29).


    Joe Satriani (Balboa Theatre, 3/1),


    Protomartyr (Soda Bar, 3/2),


    Basia Bulat (Casbah, 3/2),


    Mutemath (HOB, 3/2),


    Liza Anne (Casbah, 3/3),


    Galactic (BUT, 3/3),


    Lewis Black (Balboa Theatre, 3/3),


    Wavves, Best Coast (Observatory, ¾),


    Keb’ Mo’ (Balboa Theatre, 3/4),


    Hunter Valentine (The Hideout, ¾),


    Agent Orange (Casbah, 3/4),


    311 (HOB, 3/6),


    St. Lucia (Observatory, 3/8),


    Gary Clark Jr. (HOB, 3/11),


    Eleanor Friedberger (Hideout, 3/11),


    Astronauts Etc. (Merrow, 3/11),


    Electric Six (Casbah, 3/16),


    Junior Boys (Casbah, 3/18),


    Super Diamond (BUT, 3/18-19),


    Madeleine Peyroux (BUT, 3/20),


    Dwarves, Queers (Soda Bar, 3/20),


    Disturbed (HOB, 3/20), Wolfmother (HOB, 3/23),


    Glassjaw (Observatory, 3/24),


    High on Fire, Skeletonwitch,


    Tribulation (Observatory, 3/26),


    Brian Fallon and the Crowes (HOB, 3/26),


    Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place (Casbah, 3/27),


    Quantic (Music Box, 3/30).


    Alex G (Che Café, 4/1),


    Basement (Lamppost Warehouse, 4/6),


    Elvis Costello (Balboa Theatre, 4/7),


    Steve Miller Band (Humphreys, 4/14),


    Prong (Brick by Brick, 4/22), Ellie Goulding (Viejas Arena, 4/23),


    Thao & the Get Down Stay Down (BUT, 4/28).


    Jim Bruer (Observatory, 5/6), Leon Russell (BUT, 5/31).


    Twentyonepilots (Viejas Arena, 7/24).


    Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas (Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 8/14).


    5 Seconds of Summer (Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 9/9).


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