The temperature this San Diego Fall has been HOT so far… Just like these San Diego concerts! This week, check out The Julie Ruin, Danny Brown and The Palms!

Wednesday, October 12th

 
The Palms, Birdy Bardot, Grim Slippers – The Belly Up Tavern
Locals Birdy Bardot and Grim Slippers join The Palms from Los Angeles for a show at this North County venue. The Palms’ soulful vocals and dreamy psych pop sounds are the ultimate in California cool. More info.

 

Thursday, October 13

 
RJD2 – Observatory North Park
Got $5? Then you got a ticket to RJD2! Also known as Ramble Jon Krohn, RJD2 is a musician, DJ and producer from Columbus, Ohio. His music takes cues from hip-hop, trip-hop, electronica, acid jazz and more. His 2016 studio album release is called Dame Fortune. More info.

Thursday, October 13


Lizvfer And The Tree – Blonde Bar
They’re based in Los Angeles, but used to play music in San Diego in a band called Aerodrone. Lizvfer And The Tree is coming back to our fine city to play moody synth driven rock at the brand new Blonde Bar in Mission Hills.

 

Friday, October 14

 
Danny Brown – Observatory North Park
From Detroit, Michigan, rapper Danny Brown’s interest in Dr. Suess first got him interested in rhymes. That interest helped him create four studio albums including his most recent, Atrocity Exhibition. More info.

 

Friday, October 14-Sunday, October 16

 
Desert Daze – Joshua Tree
Joshua Tree is an awesome desert town with art, boutiques, beautiful nature and interesting people. It’s also a great place for a music festival! Washed Out, Deerhunter, Toro Y Moi and more will make an appearance–and you just might see the ListenSD Panda crowdsurfing! More info.

 

Friday, October 14

 
Ryley Walker, Circuit Des Yeux – Soda Bar
Singer-songwriter Ryley Walker plays indie folk music. His 2015 release was all instrumental recorded live at The Whistler in Chicago. He just released his fourth studio album entitled Golden Sings That Have Been Sung. More info.

 

Saturday, October 15

 
Helado Negro, DJ Andrew McGranahan – Soda Bar
Roberto Carlos Lange makes melodic electronic pop songs that’ll be stuck in your head for daaaays. Fueled by anger after learning the police officer who killed Michael Brown would not be indicted, Lange wrote the songs that would make up his 2016 release, Private Enemy. More info.

 

Saturday, October 15

 
School Boy Q – Observatory North Park
Born Quincy Matthew Hanley, hip hop artist School Boy Q comes from South Central Los Angeles. Active since 2009, he has four albums including his most recent album–Blank Face LP. More info.

 

Sunday, October 16

 
Temper Trap – Observatory North Park
Remember their melancholy song off the 500 Days of Summer soundtrack, “Sweet Disposition”? The Aussie indie rock band is back with new music, just as beautiful as the song that first caught our attention. More info.

 

Sunday, October 16

 
The Julie Ruin, Allison Crutchfield – The Music Box
Riot Grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna is known for her feminist music, writing and activism during the 90s. After battling Lyme disease, Hanna came back stronger than ever and Lyme free in 2015 and released Hit Reset the following year with her dancey punk band, The Julie Ruin. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey