This week in San Diego concerts, check out Blackbear at House of Blues San Diego or Foster the People at the Observatory North Park! Also, ListenSD will be throwing a gigantic pool party at the Lafayette Hotel! Hope you can make it! 😉

Monday, May 22

Blackbear, 24hrs, Elhae, Lil Aaron, Yung Pinch – House of Blues San Diego
Blackbear is a R&B artist you don’t want to miss! Before the show, treat yo’ self to a delicious dinner at the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar. (We recommend their special tater tot dish!) Who said Mondays had to suck? More info.

Tuesday, May 23

Catfish and the Bottleman, July Talk – House of Blues San Diego
From Wales, Catfish and the Bottleman formed in 2007. Both of their rock ablums The Balcony (2014) and The Ride (2016) hit the top of the charts in the United Kingdom. More info.

Friday, May 26

Foster the People – Observatory North Park
Sold out! 🙁 This indie pop band from Los Angeles first came to mainstream popularity with their song “Pumped Up Kicks.” That’s not the only jam they have–check out their two albums Torches (2011) and Supermodel (2014) for proof! More info.

Friday, May 26

Dream Joints, Vakoum, Hexa, Body Song, fivepaw, DJs Andrew McGranahan & Camilla Robina – The Casbah
It’s a San Diego Freak Out event! Dream Joints is the solo project of Mike Turi of local band, Wild Wild Wets. This is the record release show for his debut album, JUST LIKE MEDICINE. More info.

Saturday, May 27

ListenSD presents: Lafayette Pool Party – Lafayette Hotel
What better way to welcome the summer than a pool party at the gorgeous Lafayette Hotel? ListenSD is bringing you music from Kim and the Created, The Schizophonics, and DJ Chucuchu, art by local artists, special cocktails, and even mermaid caricatures! More info.

Saturday, May 27

CRX, Starcrawler, Pinky Pinky – Soda Bar
Members of The Strokes have all gone on to create memorable solo projects such as CRX. Fronted by Nick Valensi, this rock band was formed in 2013 in Los Angeles. More info.

Saturday, May 27

The Adicts, The Sonics – Observatory North Park
The Adicts are a British punk band that’s been active since the mid 70s. They’re still starting pits in venues all over the world! More info.

Sunday, May 28

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Splavender – Soda Bar
From Detroit, Michigan, Jessica Hernandez and her band The Deltas play soulful rock music. Local psych-rockers Splavender will kick off the show. More info.

By: Lara McCaffrey