What shows should you check out this week? Depends on your mood, we’d say. There’s the The Lovemakers from the Bay Area if you wanna dance, Green Day if you’re feeling nostalgic, or together PANGEA if you need to let out some pent up aggression in the pit!

Tuesday, September 12

The Night Game, Well Well Well, Nightly – Casbah
The Night Game is the solo project of Boys Like Girls frontman Martin Johnson. He released his debut single, “The Outfield,” April of this year. More info.

Wednesday, September 13

Green Day, Catfish and the Bottlemen – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Green Day’s “Brain Stew” is the first song many Millennial generation guitar players learned on the six stringer. Brits Catfish and the Bottlemen will open for these Bay Area punk influencers. More info.

Wednesday, September 13

The Lovemakers, Hi Scores, Pretty, Handsome – Casbah
Formed by marine biologist, Lisa Light and multi-instrumentalist Scott Blonde, The Lovemakers from the Bay Area play dance-friendly indie rock. More info.

Wednesday, September 13

Manchester Orchestra, Tigers Jaw, Foxing – Observatory North Park
This indie rock band formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 2004. Their newest release is called A Black Mile to the Surface (2017). More info.

Thursday, September 14

together PANGEA, Tall Juan, Daddy Issues – Irenic
Lovers of the mosh pit should see garage rockers together PANGEA at least once in their life. They released a new album, Bulls and Roosters last month. More info.

Thursday, September 14

AJ Froman, Moon Ensemble, Splavender – Space Bar
Who doesn’t love a good local music night? Headliners AJ Froman will please any fans of psych and prog rock. More info.

Friday, September 15

Cigarettes After Sex – Irenic
Well, this show sold out quickly. This moody, chill pop group’s music features androgynous vocals, sustained bass, and contemplative lyrics. More info.

Friday, September 15-Sunday, September 17

Riot Fest – Douglas Park, Chicago, IL
Not exactly a San Diego festival, but ListenSD will head out to Chicago to cover this fest! Their lineup features Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker, and other amazing acts. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey