This week in San Diego shows: Elvis Depressedly plays House of Blues, acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo & Gabriela shred at the Belly Up and Weatherbox says “bye for now” at the Che!


Monday, August 15

Rodrigo & Gabriela – Belly Up Tavern
SOLD OUT unfortunately! But check out trusty Craigslist for a ticket to their Monday or Tuesday show at Belly Up Tavern! This acoustic guitar duo from Mexico are known for their fancy work on guitar–their songs are influenced by nuevo flamenco, rock, and heavy metal. More info.


Tuesday, August 16

The Gorgeous Boyscouts, Bossfight, Strange Creature – The Merrow
Halloran, the midday host from local alt station 91X, hosts great showcases at the Merrow every week. If you haven’t been, it’s a great way to get to know the local music scene. More info.


Thursday, August 18

RiFF RaFF – Music Box
RiFF RaFF is a rapper out of Houston, Texas signed to Diplo’s label Mad Decent. His newest ablum, Peach Panther was released June 24, 2016. More info.


Friday, August 19

Elvis Depressedly, Teen Suicide, Nicole Dollanganger – House of Blues
Elvis Depressedly plays sweet lo-fi indie rock. This band from the burgeoning indie scene in Asheville, North Carolina has released their new album Holo Pleasures (California Dreamin’) this year. More info.


Friday, August 19

Parquet Courts – Irenic
This New York City rock band formed in 2010. Since then, they’ve recorded five studio albums including their most recent: Human Performance. More info.


Friday, August 19

Weatherbox, Alaska, Crime Lab, Neutral Shirt – Che Café Collective
Looks like this is the last Weatherbox show for awhile! A permanent hiatus or temporary we’re not sure, but come see this San Diego indie rock band play at the world famous Che. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey