By: Lara McCaffrey

This week in San Diego shows: ListenSD throws a sick show with GNAR at the Hideout, Jenny Lewis plays the Belly Up with her new band Nice As Fuck and Ducktails rocks the Casbah!

Tuesday, July 12


Underpass, Soft Kill, Crime Desire, Draa – Soda Bar
Underpass is a post-punk band with three awesome releases under their belt: Red Reflection, Assimilation, and About Violence. More info.

Tuesday, July 12


M. Ward, Nice As Fuck – The Belly Up Tavern
Singer-songwriter and She & Him co-founder M. Ward will play with the newest band from Jenny Lewis: Nice As Fuck. M. Ward’s most recent release, More Rain, came out March of this year. More info.

Thursday, July 14


ListenSD & GNAR Present: Vaya Futuro, Los Blenders, Some Kind of Lizard – The Hideout
Come party with ListenSD and GNAR! Vaya Futuro is a great pop band out of Tijuana. They’ll play with our friends Some Kind of Lizard also from Tijuana and Los Blenders from Mexico City. More info.

Thursday, July 14


Deerhoof, Skating Polly, Weird Night – Casbah
The very prolific experimental rock band Deerhoof has put out yet another studio album called The Magic. They’ll play with up and comers Skating Polly and Weird Night. More info.

Saturday, July 16


Halsey, Bad Suns – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
Halsey is a 21-year-old electropop singer with tons of talent. Her newest album Badlands came out last year on the label Astralwerks. More info.

Saturday, July 16


Ducktails – Casbah
This is a psychedelic pop band from New Jersey that we LOVE. It started out as the solo project of Real Estate’s guitarist Matt Mondanile. They have 5 full lengths including their most recent: St. Catherine (2015). More info.