Three Must-See San Diego Concerts This Weekend

Published March 21, 2024

Sophisticated Jazz with Goldings/Bernstein/Stewart

Larry Goldings alongside Peter Bernstein and Bill Stewart form a trio that redefines the jazz organ genre. Their impeccable chemistry is evident in their music, showcasing a blend of styles that complements each other perfectly. The organ-piano maestro Goldings, with an impressive string of collaborations across genres, teams up with Bernstein's lyrical guitar and Stewart's dynamic drumming to provide an exquisite musical experience. Their latest album, "Perpetual Pendulum," is a testament to their inventive style and synergy. San Diego jazz fans can catch them at the Athenaeum for a night of tasteful tunes.

7:30 p.m. Saturday. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla. $45-$50.

San Diego Rock Icons: An Evening of Nostalgia

Experience the heart of San Diego's rock scene with a special concert featuring The Farmers, Blitz Brothers, and Joey Harris & The Mentals. These groups, foundational to the local music landscape, will be sharing the stage in a performance not to be missed. Iconic figures such as Jerry Raney and Chris Sullivan will bring the rich history of the region's rock to life, creating a must-see event for both dedicated admirers and new listeners eager to discover the area's rock heritage.

5 p.m. Saturday. Quartyard, Downtown. $15-$20.

Red Baraat: A Fusion Fest at UCSD

Red Baraat, led by Sunny Jain, offers a high-energy blend of bhangra, jazz, hip-hop, rock, and more, creating an irresistible dance atmosphere. The band's unique sound features percussion and brass that promise to get audiences on their feet. Look forward to a lively evening where musical boundaries are transcended, and the spirit of celebration is in the air.

7:30 p.m. Saturday. UC San Diego’s Epstein Family Amphitheater, La Jolla. $19-$33.concerts, music, SanDiego