Coachella may be happening this weekend, but there’s plenty of San Diego concerts to keep you entertained if you didn’t get a pass! Of Montreal, Father John Misty, Pond, and more are coming to town this week!

Monday, April 10

Of Montreal, Christina Schneider’s Jepeto Solutions – Music Box San Diego
Art-rockers Of Montreal are known for their entertaining live performances. Expect wacky stage antics from their frontman, kooky costumes, and catchy songs you won’t be able to get out of your head all week. More info.

Monday, April 10

Cage the Elephant – California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Garage rockers Cage the Elephant are trying something a little different this tour: they’re doing it acoustic for their Live and Unpeeled, Acoustic Tour. If you haven’t been to California Center for the Arts, you’re in for a treat—this venue is a gorgeous concert hall perfect for rock shows or full on orchestras. More info.

Wednesday, April 12

Father John Misty – Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
We’re super jealous of anyone who’s got a ticket to this show. Father John Misty plays gorgeous indie rock. We especially love his newest release, Pure Comedy. More info.

Thursday, April 13

BANKS – Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
BANKS sings R&B with a hint of darkness. From Orange County, California, BANKS has two albums in her name: Goddess (2014) and The Altar (2016). More info.

Friday, April 14-Sunday, April 16

Coachella – Indio, California
Coachella always boasts a killer lineup that’ll please any music fan. This year, expect performances from Crystal Castles, Dreamcar, Mitski, and more. Make sure you wear sunscreen and drink lots of water—the hot desert climate can get gnarly despite all the cool musical performances. More info.

Saturday, April 15

Pond, The Incredible Shagatha & His Moog – Casbah
Australian psych-rockers Pond have hopped across the pond to tour North American in promotion of their new release The Weather (2017). More info.

Sunday, April 16

Little Dragon – Observatory North Park
Sweden seems to have the best music—including Little Dragon. Formed in the late 90s, Little Dragon plays electronic music that ranges from trip-hop to R&B. Their newest album is Season High (2017). More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey