Nardcast Concert Picks: May 12 - 17
Here are a few concerts happening this week that you don't want to miss.
The Piano Guys - Tuesday, May 12
YouTube sensation The Piano Guys will bring their high-energy performance to Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. Be sure to check out their latest Jackson 5 and Bach mashup called “I Want You Bach.”
7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr., San Diego. $62 - $167. Ages 18 and up. (619) 224-3577 or humphreysconcerts.com
Social Club - Wednesday, May 13
I love watching this San Diego four piece rock band Social Club rock out on stage. I don't think you want to miss this opportunity to check this band out at The Merrow. The event also includes performances from Digital Lizards of Doom and Dirty Disciple and Goldfingaz.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., North Park. $5. Ages 21 and up. (619) 299-7372 or themerrow.com
Amerikan Bear - Wednesday, May 13
San Diego psychedelic rock band Amerikan Bear will rock out at Belly Up Tavern. Be sure to check out their track "It Ain't Free", on episode 169 of the podcast. Click here to listen.
7 p.m. Wednesday. Belly Up Tavern, 143 S Cedros Ave., Solana Beach. $8 - $10. Ages 21 and up. (858) 481-8140 or bellyup.com
Sour Bridges - Thursday, May 14
Head over to Winstons for a night of bluegrass provided by Austin-based band Sour Bridges. The night will be full of fiddle, banjo, mandolin and acoustic guitar sounds.
9:30 p.m. Thursday. Winstons, 1921 Bacon St., Ocean Beach. $7. Ages 21 and up. (619) 222-6822 or winstonsob.com
Waka Flocka - Thursday, May 14
Get down with "No Hands" and sip Moscato with ATL rapper Waka Flocka at FLUXX.
9 p.m. Thursday. FLUXX, 500 4th Ave., downtown. $15. Ages 21 and up. (619) 232-8100 or fluxxsd.com
Neil Diamond - Friday, May 15
Legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond brings his award-winning hits and crowd-pleasing show to Valley View Casino Center.
6:30 p.m. Friday. Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Point Loma. $39.50 - $150.00. Ages 18 and up. (619) 224-4171 or valleyviewcasinocenter.com
Palace Ballroom - Friday, May 15
San Diego rock band Palace Ballroom are set to release their highly anticipated self-titled sophomore record at the Casbah. Also performing will be Birdy Bardot, Grizzly Business and Diamond Lakes.
8:30 p.m. Friday. Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., San Diego. $10. Ages 21 and up. (619) 232-4355 or casbahmusic.com
Stick Figure - Saturday, May 16
Reggae fans, enjoy some chill tunes from San Diego dub band Stick Figure at Observatory North Park.
8 p.m. Saturday. Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave., North Park. $15. Ages 18 and up. (619) 239-8836 or observatorynp.com Erika Davies - Saturday, May 16
The lovely San Diego singer-songwriter Erika Davies will host her CD release show for her latest album "In Love With Someone" at The Balboa.
8 p.m. Saturday. The Balboa, 1863 5th Ave., San Diego. $10. Ages 21 and up. (619) 955-8525
Golden Coast - Sunday, May 17
Los Angeles-based indie pop band will light up the stage and wow the crowd at The Merrow.
9 p.m. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. Free. Ages 21 and up. (619) 299-7372 or themerrow.com
What shows are you excited about?
Other concerts worth mentioning:
May 12, Tuesday:
Timber Timbre at The Irenic; more info.
May 13, Wednesday:
The Wombats at House of Blues; more info.
May 14, Thursday: Lord Huron at Observatory North Park (SOLD OUT); more info.
Tony Bennett at Humphrey's COncerts by the Bay; more info.
May 15, Friday:
Two Gallants at Soda Bar (SOLD OUT); more info.
Young Dubliners at Belly Up Tavern; more info.
May 16, Saturday:
Ex Hex at the Casbah; more info. Lana Del Rey at Sleep Train Amphitheatre; more info.
May 17, Sunday:
Passion Pit at Observatory North Park (SOLD OUT); more info.