By: Lara McCaffrey

Magic Man is taking over the Observatory North Park, Megafauna will play face melting riffs at the Merrow  and Violent Femmes are playing a sold out show at Humphrey’s that’s sure to make you nostalgic


Monday, May 2

The Subways – Casbah
Fans of classic Brit-pop like Blur and Oasis will dig this show! This English alt rock band is touring in promotion of their 2015 self titled album and Good Times EP. More info.


Tuesday, May 3

Explosions In The Sky – Observatory North Park
If you can’t make it tonight, Explosions will have another San Diego show tomorrow! This instrumental rock band have just released an adventurous new record, The Wilderness. More info.


Wednesday, May 4

Megafauna, AJ Froman, Strange Planet – The Merrow
Megafauna from Austin, Texas plays music influenced by prog, psych and hard rock. Founded by guitarist Dani Neff in 2008, Megafauna now has three full length albums under their belt. More info.


Friday, May 6

Violent Femmes – Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
It’s no surprise that this show is SOLD OUT. This punk rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been active on and off since 1980 but fans still rally around their hits like “Blister in the Sun” and “Gone Daddy Gone.” More info.


Saturday, May 7

Magic Man, The Griswolds, Panama Wedding – Observatory North Park
Magic Man is an electro rock duo made up of childhood buddies Alex Caplow and Sam Lee. They’ve recently gone through a line up change and will be working on their third studio release. More info.