Wow, there’s A LOT of San Diego shows this week. Some big names are coming to town including Twin Peaks, Tegan and Sara and Band of Skulls!

 

Tuesday, September 20

 
Animal Collective – The Observatory North Park
Categorizing An-Co is hard but they’ve often been called “experimental electronica” although they often foray into freak folk, noise rock and ambient. Their newest album is called Painting With. More info.

 

Tuesday, September 20

 
Dinosaur Jr. – Belly Up Tavern
These supreme shredders are back with a new album–Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not. This alt rock band first started in the mid 80s, took a break in 1997 but came back in 2005. More info.

 

Wednesday, September 21

 
Leon Bridges – Humphrey’s By The Bay
You’d never guess this soulful singer hails from tiny Fort Worth, Texas. His debut Coming Home is reminiscent of 1960s soul and rhythm and blues music. More info.

 

Thursday, September 22

 
Naked and Famous – The Observatory North Park
Naked and Famous is an indie electronic band from New Zealand who got their name from a The Presidents of the United States of America song. They have a new album out called Simple Forms. More info.

 

Thursday, September 22

 
Descendents – Soma
This punk rock band formed in 1977 in Manhattan Beach, California. They have an extensive following due to all their years in the scene and a new album out called Hypercaffium Spazzinate. More info.

 

Friday, September 23

 
Sigur Rós – Copley Symphony Hall
This Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík band is known for their ethereal music, falsetto vocals and their guitarist’s use of a bow on his guitar. They are best enjoyed in proper sit down concert hall like Copley. More info.

 

Friday, September 23

 
Twin Peaks – Irenic
This garage rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois in 2010. Their fuzzy psychedelia music is fun to see live, especially since the boys in the band put on such a great show. More info.

 

Saturday, September 24

 
Bloc Party – The Observatory North Park
Bloc Party is an English indie rock band known to make the audience dance. They recently went through a line-up change but their 2015 release, Hymns, is still awesome. More info.

 

Saturday, September 24

 
Band of Skulls – Belly Up Tavern
Did you see our interview with them? Band of Skulls is a rock band from Southampton, England. Their most recent album is called By Default and dropped May of this year. More info.

 

Sunday, September 25

 
Tegan and Sara – Observatory North Park
These musical twin sisters play catchy pop music that won’t get out your head for days! They’ve release their latest Love You To Death this year. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey