Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 6/29-7/5

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I went to my very first country music show this weekend. For being a girl with a horse who enjoys country music, you would think I’ve gone to a country show before but I haven’t. It was an interesting experience full of posers, wasted people, head bopping, and good tunes. I would do it again, especially now that I know what I’m in for. This week is kind of quiet music wise. Probably due to the holiday and Comic Con next week.

 

Monday:

Tuesday: Eagele Rock Gospel Singers, Mrs. Henry @ Casbah at 9pm

Wednesday:

Thursday: Sayvinyl, Sundrop Electric @ Casbah at 9pm

Friday: Rebecca Jade and The Cold Fact, Birdy Bardot, The Midnight Pine, Erik Canzona and The Narows, Creature and The Woods  @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Aaron Gillespie, William Beckett @ House of Blues at 7pm
AND: The Appleseed Cast @ Soda Bar at 9pm

Saturday: Gregory Page Show @ Lestats at 9pm

Sunday: Indigo Girls @ Humphrey’s @ 7:30pm

 

Keep in Mind:
July 9th- Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 11th- NEEDTOBREATHE @ Humphreys
July 18th- Third EyeBlind, Dashboard Confessional @ Harrah’s Resort
July 19th- The Violent Femmes @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
July 21st- Bleachers, Charlie XCX @ Observatory North Park
July 21st- Imagine Dragons, Metric @ Viejas Arena
July 22nd- Parachute @ House of Blues
July 23rd- Soul Asylum @ House of Blues
July 24th- Hamish Anderson @ House of Blues
August 8th- Fall Out Boy @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
September 12th- Indie Jam @ Junior Seau Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre
September 14- The Who @ Valley View Casino Center
September 19th- Kaaboo @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
September 24th- Foo Fighters @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
September 25th- Death Cab For Cutie @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
September 26th- Catfish and the Bottlemen @ House of Blues
October 6th- The Fratellis @ House of Blues
October 15th- Hozier @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 16th- twenty one pilots @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 24th- Gerard Way @ House of Blues
October 25th- Ms Mr @ House of Blues
October 28th- Shakey Graves @ Observatory North Park
November 29th- James Bay @ Belly Up

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 6/29-7/5

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I realized today that I ended my month of June much like it began, with an Urth Caffe boba green tea followed directly by a set from Dark Waves.  That Make Music Pasadena set seems like a lifetime ago, but nope, that was June. After today’s set (at a street festival in Santa Monica), the Dark Waves EP was put on repeat for the rest of the day. Those songs just get in there and don’t let go!

Next weekend is July 4th! I hope you have some fun plans. My plan is to get a lot of work done this week so that I might be able to get to a BBQ or two. Although I will make an exception for Monday night where I hope to be playing the how many venues can you squeeze into one evening game.

If you’re looking for some music, here’s what I recommend:

 

Monday: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats FREE at The Echo (8pm)
ALSO: Crash Kings FREE at The Satellite (11pm)
ALSO: It’s A School Night FREE at Bardot f. SPURS, Ceremonies (8:30)
ALSO: Hunnypot Radio Live FREE at The Mint (7pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday at Room 5 f. Joel Eckels, Michael Doman, Josiah Leming & Co. (8pm)

 

Tuesday: The Griswolds at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: John Reilly & Friends at Largo (8:30)

 

Weds: Honeyhoney at The El Rey (9pm)
ALSO: Magic Giant FREE at 800 Main (9:20)
ALSO: Maudlin Strangers w/ SWIMM at The Echo (9pm)
ALSO: Elle King at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Amie Miriello at The Viper Room (8pm)

 

Thursday: Jonny Gray at Room 5 (10pm)
ALSO: Aaron Gillespie w/ William Beckett at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan at Largo (8:30)
ALSO: Belmont Lights at House of Blues (8pm)
ALSO: Honey County, Jim and Sam at The Hotel Cafe (9, 10)
ALSO: The Ting Tings at The Fonda Theatre (9pm)

 

Friday: Tristen, Motopony, Big Harp at Madame Siam (7pm)

 

Saturday: The Dustbowl Revival FREE at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
ALSO: Air Bag One FREE at The Satellite (9pm)

 

Sunday: enjoy the holiday weekend!

 

To Keep in Mind:
July 7th: Villagers at The Regent Theater DTLA
July 7th: Spurs at The Mint
July 11th: Lissie at The Troubadour
July 12th: NEEDTOBREATHE at Greek Theatre
July 13th: Young Rising Sons at The Roxy
July 23rd: Red Wanting Blue at The Hotel Cafe
July 25th: Irontom at The Echo
July 30th: Stone Foxes at The Mint
August 1st: AWOLNATION at Hollywood Palladium
August 1st: Keaton Simons at The Hotel Cafe
August 5th: First Aid Kit at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
August 8th: 98.7 Summer Camp at Santa Monica Pier f. Saint Motel
August 11th: Langhorne Slim and the Law at The Troubadour
August 14th: George Ezra at The Wiltern
August 15th: Cold War Kids at Century Park
August 17th: Lights at The Greek Theatre
August 17th: Mumford and Sons at The Forum
August 21st: Matthew Mayfield at The Hotel Cafe
August 22nd: FYF
August 30th: Howie Day at The Hotel Cafe
September 10th: Nathaniel Rateliff at The Echo
September 12th: Passenger at The Wiltern
September 16th: Carbon Leaf at The Roxy
September 19th: Brandi Carlile at The Wiltern
September 26th: Brandon Flowers at The Wiltern
September 29th: Catfish and the Bottleman at The Fonda
October 7th: Ben Howard at The Greek Theatre
October 13th: Hozier at Nokia Theatre LA Live
October 15th: twenty one pilots w/ Echosmith at The Greek Theatre
October 16th: The War on Drugs at The Greek Theatre
October 16th/17th: Father John Misty at The Wiltern
October 20th: Mute Math at The Echo
October 22nd: Frank Turner at The Mayan
October 29th: Saint Motel at The Greek Theater
October 30th: Tobias Jesso Jr at The Fonda
December 14th: The 1975 at Club Nokia

~ Kristen

Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 6/22-6/28

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It’s been more than a littel hot down here in San Diego this past week. We San Diegans are very spoiled here and aren’t ashamed to admit it. I’m thankful for central air conditioning and naps. But that’s just me. Thankfully it was cool enough for me to make it out to Del Mar and have some fun at the San Diego County Fair. I saw Charles Esten and Lennon and Maisy Stella and it was a really good time! It was like a little bit of Nashville  came to San Diego and it was quite fun!

p.s. I woke up this morning with what seems to be a stomach bug which makes it hard to be fully coherent. As such, some events might be missing from this calendar and for that, I apologize.

 

Monday: Jungle @ Observatory North Park at 8pm

Tuesday: Andy Grammer @ San Diego County Fair
AND: Ed Sheeran @ Valley View Casino Center
AND: Dr. Seahorse @ Merrow at 9pm

Wednesday:

Thursday: Foy Vance @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: Tolan Shaw, Palace Ballroom @ Belly Up at 8pm

Friday:

Saturday: MEWITHOUTYOU @ Soda Bar at 9pm – SOLD OUT
AND: Flaggs @ Bar Pink at 9pm
AND: Bootsy Collins @ Belly Up at 9pm

Sunday: Smash Mouth, Toad and The Wet Sprocket, Tonic @ Humphrey’s at 7pm
AND: JP Harris & The Tough Choices @ Soda Bar at 9pm

 

Keep in Mind:

July 9th- Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 18th- Third EyeBlind, Dashboard Confessional @ Harrah’s Resort
July 19th- The Violent Femmes @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
July 21st- Bleachers, Charlie XCX @ Observatory North Park
July 21st- Imagine Dragons, Metric @ Viejas Arena
July 22nd- Parachute @ House of Blues
July 23rd- Soul Asylum @ House of Blues
July 24th- Hamish Anderson @ House of Blues
August 8th- Fall Out Boy @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
August 16th- James Bay @ Belly Up *rescheduled date*
September 14- The Who @ Valley View Casino Center
September 19th- Kaaboo @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
September 24th- Foo Fighters @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
September 25th- Death Cab For Cutie @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
September 26th- Catfish and the Bottlemen @ House of Blues
October 6th- The Fratellis @ House of Blues
October 15th- Hozier @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 16th- twenty one pilots @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 24th- Gerard Way @ House of Blues
October 25th- Ms Mr @ House of Blues

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 6/22-6/28

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I’ve been struggling this week, with the heat among other things. I saw a picture of a squirrel lying on a bowl of ice someone had put in their backyard. That’s pretty much what I’d like to do at the moment. It looked really uncomfortable, but the squirrel seemed so happy. Who has a giant bowl of ice?

Thankfully it has been cooling down enough at night to get out for some shows. Here are my options this week.

 

Monday: Crash Kings w/ yOya and Armors FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Sleeping Wolf at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Until The Ribbon Breaks at The Roxy (8:30)
ALSO: It’s a School Night at Bardot f. Oberhofer (8:30)
ALSO: Monday Monday at Room 5 f. Jenni Alpert, Clare Means, Jesse Thomas, etc. (8pm)

 

Tuesday: King Washington FREE at The Federal Bar (8pm)
ALSO: PPL MVR at Los Globos (9pm)
ALSO: The Lonely Wild w/ The Filthy Souls, The Dead Ships, and The Active Set FREE at The Slidebar in Fullerton (8pm)

 

Weds: Nate Ruess at Teragram Ballroom (9pm)
ALSO: Ed Sheeran at Hollywood Bowl (7:30)

 

Thursday: Anderson East, Distant Cousins at The Hotel Cafe (7, 9)
ALSO: Houndmouth at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Ed Sheeran at Hollywood Bowl (7:30)

 

Friday: My Name is You at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Alisan Porter at Room 5 (7pm)
ALSO: Miguel at Club Nokia (11pm)
ALSO: mewithoutYou at The Roxy (8:30)

 

Saturday: Ben Folds at Greek Theatre (7:30)
ALSO: Nathan Fox at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)
ALSO: Decorator FREE at Mrs. Fish
ALSO: Chinatown Summer Nights FREE at downtown Chinatown f. The Janks (6pm)

 

Sunday: Sunday Serenades with Fancy at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)
ALSO: Grand Ole Echo FREE at The Echo f. Jonathan Tyler (3pm)
ALSO: Motopony and The Bad Years FREE at The Federal Bar (11am)

 

To Keep in Mind:
June 30th: The Griswolds at The Troubadour
July 1st: Elle King at The Troubadour
July 2nd: William Beckett at The Roxy
July 7th: Villagers at The Regent Theater DTLA
July 7th: Spurs at The Mint
July 11th: Lissie at The Troubadour
July 12th: NEEDTOBREATHE at Greek Theatre
July 13th: Young Rising Sons at The Roxy
July 23rd: Red Wanting Blue at The Hotel Cafe
July 25th: Irontom at The Echo
July 30th: Stone Foxes at The Mint
August 1st: AWOLNATION at Hollywood Palladium
August 5th: First Aid Kit at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
August 8th: 98.7 Summer Camp at Santa Monica Pier f. Saint Motel
August 11th: Langhorne Slim and the Law at The Troubadour
August 14th: George Ezra at The Wiltern
August 15th: Cold War Kids at Century Park
August 17th: Lights at The Greek Theatre
August 17th: Mumford and Sons at The Forum
August 21st: Matthew Mayfield at The Hotel Cafe
August 22nd: FYF
August 30th: Howie Day at The Hotel Cafe
September 12th: Passenger at The Wiltern
September 16th: Carbon Leaf at The Roxy
September 19th: Brandi Carlile at The Wiltern
September 26th: Brandon Flowers at The Wiltern
September 29th: Catfish and the Bottleman at The Fonda
October 7th: Ben Howard at The Greek Theatre
October 13th: Hozier at Nokia Theatre LA Live
October 15th: twenty one pilots w/ Echosmith at The Greek Theatre
October 16th: The War on Drugs at The Greek Theatre
October 16th/17th: Father John Misty at The Wiltern
October 22nd: Frank Turner at The Mayan
October 30th: Tobias Jesso Jr at The Fonda
December 14th: The 1975 at Club Nokia

~ Kristen

Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 6/15-6/21

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I’m home! And I brought a cold with me… It was probably from all the airline travel. Or maybe the drastic weather changes from drizzly SF to super hot Vegas. Or maybe my body just won’t let me have nice things without consequences. Haha. Either way, the first half of my Neon Trees vacation was an absolute blast with an unexpected show at the YouTube space in LA for What’s Trending. They brought in bits from CBGB including the bar, the walls, and the awning and that was the set for the performance. If you want to see the performance, it’s here.

I’ll post more about my trip later but let’s get back to the San Diego scene…

 

Monday: JOHNNYSWIM @ Belly Up at 8pm

Tuesday: Listen Local Radio Showcase @ House of Blues at 7pm

Wednesday: Christina Perri @ San Diego County Fair at 7pm

Thursday: Dead Feather Moon @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Griffin House, Lee Coulter @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: The Whiskey Circle @ The Merrow at 9pm

Friday: The Burning of Rome, Get Back Loretta @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Switchfoot @San Diego County Fair at 7pm
AND: Steve Earle & The Dukes @ Belly Up at 9pm
AND: Brian Wilson with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin @ Humphrey’s at 7:30p

Saturday: Clare Bowen and Charles Esten @ San Diego County Fair at 7pm
AND: Rhett Miller @ Casbah at 9pm

Sunday:

 

Keep in Mind:
June 23rd- Andy Grammer @ San Diego County Fair
June 23rd- Ed Sheeran @ Valley View Casino Center
July 9th- Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 18th- Third EyeBlind, Dashboard Confessional @ Harrah’s Resort
July 19th- The Violent Femmes @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
July 21st- Bleachers, Charlie XCX @ Observatory North Park
July 21st- Imagine Dragons, Metric @ Viejas Arena
July 22nd- Parachute @ House of Blues
July 23rd- Soul Asylum @ House of Blues
July 24th- Hamish Anderson @ House of Blues
August 8th- Fall Out Boy @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
August 16th- James Bay @ Belly Up *rescheduled date*
September 14- The Who @ Valley View Casino Center
September 19th- Kaaboo @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
September 24th- Foo Fighters @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
September 25th- Death Cab For Cutie @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
September 26th- Catfish and the Bottlemen @ House of Blues
October 6th- The Fratellis @ House of Blues
October 15th- Hozier @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 16th- twenty one pilots @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 24th- Gerard Way @ House of Blues
October 25th- Ms Mr @ House of Blues

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 6/15-6/21

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I’ve got the new Neon Trees song, “Songs I Can’t Listen To” running through my head on repeat. I was introduced to the song this week when I had the opportunity to see Neon Trees at the YouTube space in LA for a taping for What’s Trending. It was particularly cool because the set was basically CBGBs uprooted and transplanted into the YouTube studios.

Here’s the performance:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm0EfjK3rz0

Show pick this week is Irontom Saturday night at Bootleg HiFi. Come join me in welcoming home the band from their stint on the road opening for AWOLNATION. Also, if you haven’t yet made it to a Crash Kings Monday at The Satellite, what are you waiting for?!?. Every week is a different set, so it is worth catching them all!

The rest of my picks:

 

 

Monday: Crash Kings w/ SWIMM and Strange Vine FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Tor Miller w/ guests at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: Lenka at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Hunnypot Radio Live at The Mint (7pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday at Room 5 f. Clare Means, Michael Doman, Josiah Leming, etc. (8pm)

 

Tuesday: Ravenhill, Fever Fever at The Hotel Cafe (10, 11)
ALSO: Houndmouth at Mack Sennett Studios (7pm)…free with RSVP through Feed the Beat
ALSO: The Lone Bellow at The El Rey (9pm)
ALSO: Grammy Showcase at The Roxy f. King Washington (8pm)
ALSO: Butch Walker w/ Jonathan Tyler at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (9pm)

 

Weds: Butch Walker w/ Jonathan Tyler at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (9pm)
ALSO: The Shakers at Fais Do Do (7:30)
ALSO: Johnnyswim at The Troubadour (7pm)

 

Thursday: Bootstraps w/ Motopony at The Troubadour (8:30)
ALSO: Allen Stone at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (8pm)
ALSO: Honey Country at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Susanna Hoffs & Friends at Largo (8:30)
ALSO: Mike Doughty at Saint Rocke (8pm)

 

Friday: Griffin House FREE at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena (8pm)
ALSO: The Absolute, The New Peter Gabrielz at The Hotel Cafe (9, 10)
ALSO: Summer Cannibals at Silverlake Lounge (9pm)
ALSO: Butch Walker w/ Jonathan Tyler at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (9pm)

 

Saturday: Irontom at Bootleg HiFi (11pm)
ALSO: Lauren Scheff at The Mint (9pm)
ALSO: Run River North FREE at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles (8pm)

 

Sunday: Sunday Serenades with Fancy, Jesse Thomas & Friends at The Hotel Cafe (7, 9)
ALSO: Rhett Miller at Saint Rocke (7pm)
ALSO: Grand Ole Echo FREE at The Echo f. Tall Tales and the Silver Lining (3pm)

 

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
June 22nd: Until The Ribbon Breaks at The Roxy
June 24th/25th: Ed Sheeran at Hollywood Bowl
June 29th: The Veronicas at The Troubadour
June 30th: The Griswolds at The Troubadour
July 1st: Elle King at The Troubadour
July 2nd: William Beckett at The Roxy
July 11th: Lissie at The Troubadour
July 12th: NEEDTOBREATHE at Greek Theatre
July 13th: Young Rising Sons at The Roxy
July 23rd: Red Wanting Blue at The Hotel Cafe
July 25th: Irontom at The Echo
July 30th: Stone Foxes at The Mint
August 1st: AWOLNATION at Hollywood Palladium
August 5th: First Aid Kit at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
August 8th: 98.7 Summer Camp at Santa Monica Pier f. Saint Motel
August 11th: Langhorne Slim and the Law at The Troubadour
August 14th: George Ezra at The Wiltern
August 17th: Lights at The Greek Theatre
August 17th: Mumford and Sons at The Forum
August 22nd: FYF
September 12th: Passenger at The Wiltern
September 16th: Carbon Leaf at The Roxy
September 19th: Brandi Carlile at The Wiltern
September 26th: Brandon Flowers at The Wiltern
October 7th: Ben Howard at The Greek Theatre
October 13th: Hozier at Nokia Theatre LA Live
October 15th: twenty one pilots w/ Echosmith at The Greek Theatre
October 16th: The War on Drugs at The Greek Theatre
October 16th/17th: Father John Misty at The Wiltern

~ Kristen

Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 6/8-6/14

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By the time you fine folks are reading this, I will already be in San Francisco! It’s magic! Actually, it’s the magic of scheduled posts. I am beginning the first half of my summer vacation aka: following a band around. The band in question is Neon Trees because I just can’t quit them. They were my band last year and they were so much fun, I had to do it again. But there will still be plenty of awesome stuff to do here in San Diego whilst I’m away. In fact, it’s a jam packed week!

 

Monday: Zella Day, Nicky Venus @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Everymen, The Thief’s Lineage @ Soda Bar at 9:30pm

Tuesday: Ivan & Alyosha, Kris Orlowski @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: The Kooks @ House of Blues at 8pm- SOLD OUT
AND: AJ Froman @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: Nancarrow, Sam Outlaw @ Belly Up at 8pm

Wednesday: Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick @ San Diego County Fair at 7pm
AND: Lillian LeFranc @ The Hideout at 9pm
AND: The Weepies @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Philosopher’s Ray Gun @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: Brad Paisley @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre at 7pm

Thursday: Good Graeff, Rosewood & Rye @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: The Bloodflowers @ The Merrow at 9pm
AND: Fool’s Gold @ Casbah at 9pm

Friday: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Ingrid Michaelson, Jukebox the Ghost @ Humphrey’s at 7pm
AND: Mike Wojniak @ The Merrow at 9pm
AND: Steel Panther @ House of Blues at 9pm
AND: Ray Wylie Hubbard @ Irenic at 7pm

Saturday: Oysterfest @ Embarcadero Park North at 12pm
AND: Michael Malarkey @ Soda Bar
AND: Lenka, Nick Howard @ House of Blues at 8pm
AND: Big Bad Buffalo @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: Colbie Caillat @ San Diego County Fair at 7pm

Sunday: The Damnwells @ House of Blues at 7:30pm

 

Keep in Mind:
June 17th- Christina Perri @ San Diego County Fair
June 18th- Dead Feather Moon @ Belly Up
June 19th- Switchfoot @San Diego County Fair
June 20th- Clare Bowen and Charles Esten @ San Diego County Fair
June 23rd- Andy Grammer @ San Diego County Fair
July 9th- Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 18th- Third EyeBlind, Dashboard Confessional @ Harrah’s Resort
July 19th- The Violent Femmes @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
July 21st- Bleachers, Charlie XCX @ Observatory North Park
July 21st- Imagine Dragons, Metric @ Viejas Arena
August 8th- Fall Out Boy @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
August 16th- James Bay @ Belly Up *rescheduled date*
September 14- The Who @ Valley View Casino Center
September 19th- Kaaboo @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
September 24th- Foo Fighters @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
September 25th- Death Cab For Cutie @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 15th- Hozier @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
October 16th- twenty one pilots @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater