Concerts Directory

This summer is packed with amazing performers of an assortment of genres. There are famous rappers, alternative rock bands, and stadiums packed with concert-goers. San Diego is home to the best concert venues and this summer will consist of  talented artists from across the world. Each week, this page will be updated with the latest bands, so make sure to keep checking SD Entertainer’s directory for the best local bands and artists. Don’t forget to check out our bands directory for the best bands playing this summer

Belly Up

Where: 143 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach

When: All concerts are at 9 p.m

Admission: 21-and-up


July 19: Colin Hay

July 20: Colin Hay, San Miguel

July 21: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80,

July 23: Buddy Guy

July 24: Blackberry Smoke, The Cadillac Three

July 25: Delta Rae, with Liz Longley

July 26: John Waite 40th Anniversary Tour

July 27: Reckless Kelly

July 29: Robert Cray

July 30: Maxi Priest


Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU

Where: 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, San Diego State University.

When: All shows are at 7:30 p.m.


July 20: Retro Futura Tour, with Howard Jones, Paul Young, English Beat, Men Without Hats, Katrina and The Waves, Modern English

July 21: Third Eye Blind, Silversun Pickups, Ocean Park Standoff


The Centre at Lexus Escondido

Where: 1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido

When: All concerts are at 7 p.m.

July 23: Jane Monheit


Harrah’s Resort Southern California

Where: Harrah’s Resort Southern California Way, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center

Admission: All concerts are 21-and-up


July 20: Sal Vulcano, Roy Wood Jr., Theo Von

July 21: Ministry, Ho99o9

July 1: Emo Night Brooklyn

July 27: Damien Escobar

July 29: Lucent Dossier Experience, Thriftworks, Headphone Activists

July 30: All Get Out, Souvenirs


Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Where: 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island.

When: All shows are at 7:30 p.m.


July 19: Happy Together Tour 2017, with The Turtles, featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Chuck Negron, The Box Tops, The Cowsills, Ron Dante of The Archies

July 31: Rodrigo & Gabriela


Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall

Where: 600 B St. downtown.

Admission: All ages.


Mattress Firm Amphitheatre (formerly Sleep Train Amphitheatre)

Where: 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista

When: All concerts are at 7 p.m.

July 28: Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows, Rivers & Rust


The Music Box

Where: 1337 India St., San Diego

Admission: Shows are 21-and-up


July 21: Suicide Girls

July 22: Michelle Branch


Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Starlight Theater

Where: 11154 Highway 76, Pala

Admission: All shows are 21-and-up.

July 21: The B-52s, The Fixx

July 27,28: UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickie Virtue, with Matisyahu and Raging Fyah


Pechanga Resort & Casino

Where: 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.

When: All concerts are at 8 p.m.

Admission: Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

July 21: Donny & Marie Osmond

July 23: Kenny Rogers’ Final World Tour


San Diego Civic Theatre

Where: 1100 Third Avenue., downtown

San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way., Downtown

When: All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.

Admission: All ages.


July 28: Hooray for Hollywood

July 29: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

July 30: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”


Sycuan Live and Up Close

Where: Sycuan Casino, 5485 Casino Way, El Cajon.

Admission: 21-and-up.


July 21: Jody Watley

July: 27-28: Psychedelic Furs


29th annual Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series

Where: 32575 Rancho California Road, Temecula.

When: Concerts are at 7 p.m.

July 30: David Sanborn ($85; 5 p.m.)


Valley View Casino Center

Where: 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District.

July 19: Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears

July 23: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill