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San Diego Summer Concerts 2010 you can look forward to

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The sun is out and San Diegans have an eventful summer to look forward to.  If a vacation isn’t quite on the budget, perhaps a concert is. This season is about taking a break from the normal routine, and with hundreds of celebrities, performers and musicians coming into town the chance to cut loose is available.

Lucky for locals, San Diego is a music-lovers haven. The city offers an array of different concert venues and this summer each one of them is offering something appealing for any audience. Whether it is country or hard rock, hundreds of talented artists are scheduled to perform in San Diego.

Kings of Leon

Performing this season is Kings of Leon. This alternative rock band went nine-times platinum with their most recent album “Only by the Night” released in late 2008. Their hits “Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody” were consistently on top of the charts. The single “Sex on Fire” won the group a Grammy in 2009. The popular group will be coming to San Diego July 9.

Singer-songwriter and pianist Elton John will be making his way to San Diego July 24 at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater. His recent works include the album “Rocket Man: Number Ones” released in 2007 and is scheduled to release the album “The Union” in October 2010. The iconic musician recently made headlines as he performed for 400 guests at Rush Limbaugh’s wedding June 5, at the cost of $1 million.

Here are some of the hottest upcoming Summer concerts in San Diego to check out:

June:

  • Country Throwdown Tour at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 6/17
  • KC and the Sunshine band at the Del Mar Fair grounds 6/18
  • Erykah Badu at Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay 6/22
  • Switchfoot at the Del Mar Fair grounds 6/24
  • A Flock of Seagulls at 4th and B 6/24
  • The Goo Goo Dolls and Angel Taylor at Viejas Casino 6/25

July:

  • Colbie Caillat at Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay 7/6
  • Jordin Sparks, Ashlyne Huff and Days Difference at House of Blues Sand Diego 7/8
  • Kings of Leon at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 7/9
  • MGMT at Open Aire Theatre- San Diego State University 7/15
  • Slightly Stoopid at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 7/17
  • Ziggy Marley at  Harrah’s Rincon Casino 7/24
  • Elton John at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 7/24
  • Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay 7/28
  • Three 6 Mafia at 4th and B 7/29
  • Devil Wears Prada  at SOMA 7/28 and 7/29

August :

  • Fame- The Musical at Casa Del Prado Theater 7/30-8/15
  • Toby Keith at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 8/7
  • Vans Warped Tour at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 8/10
  • LeAnn Rimes at Embarcadero Marina Park South 8/13 and 8/14
  • B.B. King and Buddy Guy at Harrah’s Rincon Casino 8/14
  • Christina Aguilera with Leona Lewis at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 8/15
  • American Idol Live at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University 8/16
  • Dave Matthews Band at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 8/20
  • Wolfmother at House of Blues San Diego 8/21
  • Cyndi Lauper at House of Blues San Diego 8/22
  • John Mayer at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 8/25

Photo courtest of Quique Lopez via Flickr.

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