If you’ve been dreaming of the 90s, you’re in luck! Members of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets will be performing their past hits as Poptone at the House of Blues San Diego this Wednesday. Other shows of note are Thundercat and L.A. Witch on Friday and The Verigolds on Saturday.

Tuesday, May 16

E-40, Kool John, Clyde Carson, Skinny Pete, Tha Native – Music Box San Diego
Legendary rapper E-40 is a must see for any Bay Area rap fans. He’s got about 20 something albums to his name including the most recent The D-Boy Diary: Book 2 (2016). More info.

Wednesday, May 17

Poptone, Nostalgia – House of Blues San Diego
There’s no doubt that the 90s are back. Members of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets make up this band and will be performing their past hits on tour. More info.

Thursday, May 18

DIIV, The Paranoyds – Music Box San Diego
From Brooklyn, New York, DIIV’s music fits in the very popular “chillwave” category. This band is a must listen for any dream pop fans. More info.

Friday, May 19

Thundercat – Observatory North Park
Bassist, singer, producer, and all around music extraordinaire Stephen Bruner goes by the stage name Thundercat. His most recent, soulful release is Drunk (2017). More info.

Friday, May 19

L.A. Witch, Mr Elevator, Keepers – Soda Bar
L.A. Witch is just as badass as their band name. Their haunting sound has grimy guitars, spooky lyrics, and garage rock and blues influences. More info.

Friday, May 19

SWMRS, NO PARENTS, Mt. Eddy – The Irenic
Billie Joe Armstrong’s son Joey Armstrong is making waves with his surfy punk band SWMRS. Pop punk bands NO PARENTS and Mt. Eddy will get the party started. More info.

Friday, May 19

Woods, Golden Daze – Casbah
The newest album by Woods, LOVE IS LOVE, was written in the two months following the U.S. election. You’d expect a collection of angry political tirades but instead this record is a mediation on love and what life means now. More info.

Saturday, May 20

The Verigolds, Boostive – Karl Strauss Tasting Room in Pacific Beach
This show is part of Karl Strauss’s Art & Amps event. San Diego Music Award winners The Verigolds have always been one of our local favorites! We hope they’ll be yours too after you peep their catchy psych rock. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey