This’ll be a fun week with Halloween and killer (get it, killer…) shows like The Drums at the Observatory, Cults at the Irenic, and Halsey at Viejas Arena.

Tuesday, October 31

Halloween Spooktacular! – Soda Bar
It’s always fun to come as you aren’t on Halloween. Several San Diego bands will be performing as cover bands of Rage Against The Machine, “Nico & The Bunnymen,” and Girls. DJs Andrew McGranahan and Cami Robina will be spinning tunes! More info.

Wednesday, November 1

The Drums – Observatory North Park
The Drums are best known for songs like “Let’s Go Surfing” and “Best Friend.” They released a new album this Summer, Abysmal Thoughts. More info. You can also win tickets from us, by entering here!

Friday, November 3

The Frights, Hockey Dad, Vundabar – SOMA
Believe it or not, San Diego based group The Frights started out as a joke band. But, no one’s laughing any more now that these surf rockers are selling out shows like this one! More info.

Friday, November 3

Inspired and the Sleep – Pour House
Based in San Diego, Inspired and the Sleep plays indie-pop music with psych-rock influences. They’re releasing a new EP, AVO. More info.

Sunday, November 5

Cults, Curls (Christopher Owens of GIRLS), The Willowz – Irenic
Dream pop band Cults are on tour in promotion of their new album, Offering. There are some San Diego ties here–co-founders Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin used to live here and touring drummer, Cory Stier, books shows around town. More info.

Sunday, November 5

Halsey, Charli XCX, Partynextdoor – Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University
Halsey might be best described as “dark electro-pop.” Charli XCX will also play. If you haven’t seen Charli live, you’re in for a treat–she’s all attitude! More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey