This week in San Diego concerts, will you witness garage rockers The Schizophonics shake down the Belly Up? Or, do you prefer the dream pop sounds of Los Angeles’s Winter? Or experience Mint Field, a noise pop band from Tijuana. You can’t go wrong with your choice here–all the shows this week are SO GOOD!

Thursday, January 12

Mint Field, San Pedro El Cortez, Yip Yops – Soda Bar
From Tijuana, Mexico, Mint Field is a noise pop band comprised of Amor Amezcua and Estrella Sánchez. They’ll play with San Pedro El Cortez also from Mexico and Yip Yops from Palm Desert, California. More info.

Thursday, January 12

The Schizophonics, Taken by Canadians, The Paragraphs, Electric Mud – Belly Up Tavern
The Schizophonics are the band to see if you want a wild live show. These local garage rockers will play with other San Diego bands at North County’s Belly Up Tavern. More info.

Friday, January 13

Winter, Quali, Lavender Blush – Whistle Stop
Winter is the gorgeous dream pop project of Los Angeles based Samira Winter. Their newest release Supreme Blue Dream is equally catchy and dreamy. More info.

Friday, January 13

Ozomatli, The Devastators – Music Box
A six-piece band playing primarily Latin, hip hop, and rock music, Ozomatli formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California. They’ll hit the Music Box this Friday–a great place to catch Latin shows FYI! More info.

Friday, January 13

Le Chateau, Mexico City Rollers, Empty Gods, The New Addiction – Soda Bar
Le Chateau from San Diego is an electro rock band made up of Frank Green and Erik Visnyak of Hotel St. George and Laura Levenhagen. Their 2016 Brutalism EP is so siqqq. More info.

Saturday, January 14

Midge Ure Band, Warsaw – Casbah
Midge Ure is a Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer. He’s been associated with various bands throughout the years including The Misfits, Thin Lizzy and Ultravox. More info.

Saturday, January 14

Weight of the Sun – Beerfish
This local band will be playing this cancer research benefit show at new North Park bar, Beerfish. Good music, good beer all for a good cause! More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey