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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Nardcast Concert Picks: September 15 - 20

Here are a few concerts happening this week that you don't want to miss.

Mobb Deep - Wednesday

'90s hip-hop duo Mobb Deep will perform their chart-toppers at The Observatory North Park. You might remember them from their hit song "Shook Ones part II."

7 p.m. Wednesday. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Avenue, North Park. $20. All ages. (619) 239-8836 or

KAABOO - Friday through Sunday

Three-day festival packed with national and local music, eye-catching art, delicious grub from local chefs and plenty of craft brew and craft liberations to sample at the inaugural KAABOO festival. Notable artist worth mentioning performing includes San Diego project The Midnight Pine, San Diego Americana and folk band The Silent Comedy, San Diego reggae dub band Tribal Seeds, San Diego rock band Burning of Rome, San Diego singer-songwriter Tolan Shaw, '90s alt rock band No Doubt, '90s rock, metal and hip-hop band 311 and more.

Various times. Friday through Sunday. Del mar racetrack and fairground, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. $149+. Ages 21 and up. (858) 794-1124 or

The New Kinetics - Friday

San Diego four piece rock band The New Kinetics will put on a show to remember and will have you grooving at Soda Bar.

8:30 p.m. Friday. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd., City Heights. $5. Ages 21 and up. (619) 255-7224 or

Gone Baby Gone / Mittens - Saturday

San Diego indie garage rock band Gone Baby Gone will rattle the hinges at Park & Rec. San Diego cat pop band Mittens will also share the stage for a night of explosive and melodic tunes.

9 p.m. Saturday. Park & Rec, 4612 Park Boulevard, University Heights. Free. Ages 21 and up. (619) 795-9700 or

Mike Krol / Shady Francos - Saturday

San Diego power pop sensation Mike Krol will provide the tunes to groove to at Seven Grand. Also on the bill, San Diego rock band Shady Francos.

9 p.m. Saturday. Seven Grand San Diego, 3054 University Avenue, North Park. Free. Ages 21 and up. (619) 255-7224 or

The Beach Boys - Sunday

Legendary surf rock band The Beach Boys will bring "Good Vibrations" to the Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. The Beach Boys will perform two sets on Sunday, performing decades of hits such as "Little Deuce Coupe," "Surfin' U.S.A.," "Surfin' Safari" and "Fun, Fun, Fun."

6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island. $90.30 (619) 224-3577 or

Let us know what shows you're excited about?

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