This week in San Diego concerts, we are looking forward to The Dandy Warhols, Wild Child, Svelte, and more!

Monday, December 12

Jonathon Richman – Belly Up Tavern
A garage rock hero you should be familiar with! With hits like “Roadrunner” and “New England,” Jonathan Richman was influential on music from the 1970s onward. More info.

Tuesday, December 13

The Shelters, The Verigolds – Casbah
The Shelters are a rock band formed by Chase Simpson, Josh Jove, Sebastian Harris, and Jacob Pillot in 2015 in Los Angeles. Local San Diegans The Verigolds will open. More info.

Wednesday, December 14

Wild Child, Walker Lukens – Casbah
Alexander Beggins and Kelsey Wilson share vocal and songwriting duties in Austin based indie outfit Wild Child. They’re touring in promotion of their newest album, Fools. More info.

Thursday, December 15

The Dandy Warhols – Belly Up Tavern
From Portland, Oregon, The Dandy Warhols are an alternative rock band begun by singer Courtney Taylor-Taylor and guitarist Peter Holmström. Their newest studio album is called Distortland. More info.

Thursday, December 15

Royal Teeth, Kolars – Soda Bar
Formed in 2010, Royal Teeth is an indie rock band from New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Their 2016 release is an extended play called Amateurs. More info.

Thursday, December 15

Citrus, Common Souls – Panama 66
Formerly known as Citrus and Katie, Citrus will be presenting their first full length album NSTYLDY December 15th at Panama 66 in the San Diego Museum of Art! Support local music! More info.

Thursday, December 15

Sego, Prism Tats, Well Well Well – Hideout
Based in Los Angeles, Sego’s music has been labeled with various genres: indie electronic, dance punk, art punk and indie rock. Decide for yourself this Thursday at Hideout! More info.

Saturday, December 17

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – Observatory North Park
Best known for his hip-hop music, Yasiin Bey started his career in 1994. Since then, he’s released lots of albums and starred in movies and plays. More info.

Sunday, December 18

Giant Surprise, Quali, Iris Jupiter – Whistle Stop
On their Facebook page, San Diego locals Giant Surprise describe their music as “shoegazey goodness.” We couldn’t agree more! More info.

Sunday, December 18

Svelte, Kan-Kan, Pushing Daisies, Laje – Soda Bar
$6 for all this good music? Sounds like a deal to me! Local San Diego band Svelte will headline. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey