Summer Guide: Music

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Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay

Birch Aquarium

Green Flash Concert Series features live pop, folk, Western, and other music (May 21–September 17), $28–$36
aquarium.ucsd.edu

Sleep Train Amphitheater

KISS and Def Leppard (July 6), Mötley Crüe (July 30), Arcade Fire (August 5), Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden (August 21), Marc Anthony (August 29)
ticketmaster.com

 

Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Headliners include Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band (July 11), Gipsy Kings (August 31)
humphreysconcerts.com

Rancho Bernardo Inn Tunes and Tastes

Listen to various local artists playing flamenco guitar, jazz, Top 40, and more. Daily at 6 p.m. in Veranda Fireside Lounge, free with food or drink purchase
ranchobernardoinn.com

 

Valley View Casino Center

Cher (July 11)
valleyviewcasinocenter.com

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest

A chamber music festival (July 30–August 22)
ljms.org

 

Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

The Neighbourhood (July 22), Arctic Monkeys (August 6), Sara Bareilles (August 9)
as.sdsu.edu/calcoast

San Diego Symphony’s Summer Pops

The music of ABBA (July 18, 19), composer Danny Elfman’s music from the films of Tim Burton (July 25), Vanessa Williams (August 22–23)
sandiegosymphony.org

 

RIMAC Field at UC San Diego

Jack Johnson (August 30)
ucsdboxoffice.com

Spreckels Organ Pavilion

Hear the pipes play every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 17–August 28), free
spreckelsorgan.org

 

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