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San Diego Concert Roundup

Who's coming to town and where are they playing? Here's our best bets.

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Who's on tour? Are they coming to town? Where are they playing? And when? Lucky for us, San Diego has a lot of quality venues to watch live music - from the large (Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre) to the intimate (the Casbah) to everything in-between. So we have an opportunity to see a wide variety of musical acts and genres (even though some major tours still bypass San Diego for L.A.)

Here's a month-by-month rundown of select bands and artists coming to town.

NOTE: For a list of links to the concert venue sites and their ticket info mentioned here, see the bottom of this page.

ACOUSTIC MUSIC SAN DIEGO (AMSD) CONCERTS

Sept. 21: Blame Sally ($20 and $47)
Sept. 28: Dala ($20 and $27)
October 9: Billy Joe Shaver
October 11: Tom Rush
October 20: Kelly Joe Phelps
October 26: Nuala Kelly
November 1: Caravan of Thieves

ANTHOLOGY

Sept. 1: Eric Darius 7:30PM $12 - $49 9:30PM $10 - $39
Sept. 5: The Fixx 7:30PM $10 - $50
Sept. 6: Walter Beasley 7:30PM $14 - $54 9:30PM
Sept. 7: Bobby Caldwell 7:30PM $14 - $44 9:30PM $10 - $36
Sept. 8: KPRi's Block Party 2 w/ The Wallflowers, Tristan Prettyman & Walk The Moon 3:00 - 10:00PM $39 - $150
Sept. 9: Anthony David (7 p.m.; $10-$39)
Sept. 13-14: Stephanie Mills 7:30PM $26 - $89
Sept. 15: Tribute to Whitney Houston Starring Trina Johnson Finn 7:30PM $12 - $44 9:30PM 10 - $39
Sept. 16: Blood Sweat & Tears (7 and 9 p.m.; $14-$56)
Sept. 18: Future of Forestry 7:30PM $10 - $21
Sept. 19: Erika Davies & Burt Brion 7:00PM $15 - $18
Sept. 20: Alex Bugnon 7:30PM $11 - $42
Sept. 21-22: Count Basie Orchestra (7 p.m.; $14-$51)
Sept. 23: Howie Day 9:00PM
Sept. 26: Pat Metheny Unity Band, featuring Chris Potter (7:30 and 9:30 p.m.; $10-$110)
Sept. 28: Jimmie Vaughan 7:30PM $14 - $59; Sept. 28: Candye Kane w/ Gregory Page 9:30PM $10 - $28)
Oct. 3: Marcus Miller ($11-$42)
Oct. 11: Gaelic Storm ($10-$35)
Oct. 17: Tony Lucca ($10-$23)
Oct. 20: Booker T. Jones (7:30 and 9:30 p.m.; $10-$38)
Oct. 23: Delfaeyo Marsalis ($10-$36)
Oct. 26: Sandra Bernhard ($12-$44)
Oct. 27: Sandra Bernhard (7:30 and 9:30 p.m.; $12-$49)
Oct. 28: Robert Glasper (7 p.m.; $11-$36)

Click here for upcoming shows at Anthology.

BELLY UP TAVERN

Aug. 30: Little Hurricane ($15-$17)
Sept. 1: Don Carlos ($28-$30)
Sept. 2: Cash'd Out with Stephen Rey and the Slicks 9:00pm / $16-18
Sept. 5: John Hiatt & The Combo (8 p.m.; $47)
Sept. 6: Dinosaur Jr with Electric Flower Group 9:00pm / $25 GA
Sept. 7: Black Uhuru with Doheny Days Music Festival Kick Off Party • Tribal Theory • DJ set by Dash Eye of Tribe of Kings 9:00pm / $23 adv / 25 dos
Sept. 8: Missy Higgins with Katie Herzig • Butterfly Boucher 9:00pm / $20 adv / 22 dos
Sept. 11: The Mar Del's 30th Anniversary 7:30pm / $$7
Sept. 12: Los Straitjackets, featuring Daddy-O-Grande, with Big Sandy & The Fly-Rite Boys (8 p.m.; $13-$15)
Sept. 13: Mutator ($13-$15)
Sept. 14: Pat Benatar • Neil Giraldo 7:30pm / $69 adv / 74 dos
Sept. 15: The Atomic Punks with Way Cool Jr. 9:00pm / $15 adv / 17 dos
Sept. 16: She Wants Revenge with The Start • The Child 9:00pm / $20 adv / $22 dos
Sept. 19: Easy Star All-Stars with Passafire 9:00pm / $16 adv / 18 dos
Sept. 20: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones with Jonny Two Bags & Salvation Town 8:00pm / $17 adv / 19 dos
Sept. 21-22: English Beat 9:00pm / $20 GA
Sept. 23: An Evening with Kris Kristofferson 8:00pm / $60 adv / 65 dos
Sept. 24: Dragonette, The Knocks ($14-$16)
Sept. 26: Bebel Gilberto Trio (8 p.m.; $36-$38)
Sept. 28: The Psychedelic Furs ($33-$35)
Sept. 29: The Greyboy Allstars 9:00pm / $25 adv / 27 dos
Oct. 2: Nick Lowe - Solo Acoustic and seated show! 8:00pm / $25 adv / 27 dos
Oct. 3: Steely Damned 8:00pm / $16 adv / 18 day of
Oct. 4: Particle 9:00pm / $16 adv / 18 day of
Oct. 5: The Spazmatics - Ultimate New Wave 80's! with DJ Man-Cat 8:00pm / $15 adv / 17 dos
Oct. 6:STEPHEN MARLEY with Special Guests 9:00pm / $31 adv / 33 dos
Oct. 7: Ben Howard (8 p.m.; $20-$22)
Oct. 8: Dark Star Orchestra 9:00pm / $28
Oct. 9: Kenny Loggins 8:00pm / $79 adv / 84 dos
Oct. 11: Raveonettes ($18-$20)
Oct. 12-13: Xavier Rudd 9:00pm / $25 adv / $27 dos
Oct. 16: John Brown's Body • Kyle Hollingsworth Band 9:00pm / $15 adv / 17 dos
Oct. 17: Allen Stone with Yuna • Tingsek 8:30pm / $16.50 GA
Oct. 19: Super Diamond 8:30pm / $20 adv / 22 dos
Oct. 20: Taj Mahal - Early Show with special solo / seated show! 7:00pm / $50 adv / 55 dos
Oct. 20: Taj Mahal - Late Show with special solo / seated show! 10:00pm / $50 adv / 55 dos
Oct. 21: The Toadies with Helmet 8:30pm / $18 adv / 20 dos
Oct. 22: Leon Russell with Blitz Brothers 8:00pm / $25 adv / 27 dos
Oct. 25: Calexico - Casbah Presents with The Dodos 9:00pm / $22 adv / 24 dos
Oct. 30: The Devil Makes Three with Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss, and Jonny Fritz Corndawg 7:30pm / $17.50 adv / 20 dos
Oct. 31: Halloween Heat with Blasphemous Guitars 8:00pm / $25
Nov. 1: Collie Buddz & New Kingston with Los Rakas • DJ Carlos Culture 9:00pm / $23 adv / 25 dos
Nov. 8: Jens Lekman 9:00pm / $18 adv/ 20 dos
Nov. 10: Pine Mountain Logs 9:00pm / $18 adv / 20 dos
Nov. 11: BLUE OCTOBER with Barcelona • A Silent Film 8:00pm / $29.50 adv/ 29.50 dos
Nov. 13: Groundation • Trevor Hall 9:00pm / $23 adv / 25 dos
Nov. 16: Mother Hips 9:00pm / $18 adv / 20 dos
Nov. 17: One Drop 9:00pm / $13
Nov. 19: Boz Scaggs 8:00pm / $80 adv / 85 dos
Nov. 21: 40 Oz. to Freedom 9:00pm / $14 adv / 16 dos

Click here for upcoming shows at the Belly Up Tavern.

See more San Diego concert listings here

CONCERT VENUES AND CLUBS

Concert Venues
4th and B
Anthology
Belly Up Tavern
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Canes Bar & Grill
The Casbah
Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Viejas (formerly Cox) Arena
Del Mar Fairgrounds - San Diego County Fair - Del Mar Races
Embarcadero Marina Park South - Viejas Bayside
Harrah's Rincon Casino
House of Blues San Diego
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
San Diego Sports Arena
Jenny Craig Pavilion, University of San Diego
Pala Casino
Pechanga Casino and Resort
San Diego Civic Theatre
SDSU Open Air Theatre
SOMA
Spreckels Theatre
Sycuan Showcase Theater
UCSD RIMAC Arena
Viejas Casino
Acoustic Music San Diego
Ramona Mainstage

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