Some of the best San Diego concerts this week are happening at the Belly Up Tavern and House of Blues. Matisyahu, Teenage Fanclub, and Julieta Venegas are our top picks.

Monday, March 13

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Atlas Genius, Night Riots – House of Blues
You might have remembered Andrew McMahon’s sweet 2014 single he wrote for his daughter, Cecilia, “Cecilia and the Satellite.” Originally the singer in Jack’s Mannequin, McMahon now has a successful solo career. His 2017 release is Zombies on Broadway. More info.

Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15

Matisyahu – Belly Up Tavern
This reggae singer first became well known both for catchy songs like “King Without a Crown” and “Warrior” and for donning traditional Hasidic Jewish dress onstage. He now has a shaved face but still rocks the same kick ass music. More info.

Wednesday, March 15

Anna Meredith, Runs Deep – Soda Bar
Anna Meredith is a British musician adept at electronic and acoustic music. Her most recent album came out in 2016 and it’s called Varmints. More info.

Thursday, March 16

Teenage Fanclub, Britta Phillips – Belly Up Tavern
Scotland’s Teenage Fanclub have been playing alt rock music since 1989. They have 11 studio albums under their belt with Here (2016) being the most recent. More info.

Friday, March 17

Julieta Venegas – House of Blues
Julieta Venegas is an important player in Mexican rock music. An American-Mexican singer-songwriter, she’s had a succesful solo career as well as played in the popular band, Tijuana No! Her most recent album is Algo Sucede (2015). More info.

Sunday, March 19

Wrabel – House of Blues
Wrabel will be playing House of Blues’ Voodoo Room to end the weekend on a high note! More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey