Music + Dance + Concerts
ATHENAEUM MUSIC AND ARTS LIBRARY
March 23: Two Pianos and Percussion from the 20th Century; March 29: Aeneas in the Underworld: A Chamber Oratorio by Christopher Adler; May 20: LA Philharmonic Septet. 1008 Wall St., La Jolla, ljathenaeum.org.
March 6: Joe Jackson; March 8: Tiffany Jenkins; March 9: The Irish Rovers; March 13: Gordon Lightfoot; March 16: Randy Rainbow; March 20: Dream Theater; March 24: The Official Blues Brothers Revue; March 29: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain; March 30: The Empire Strips Back: A Burlesque Parody; April 4: Kansas; April 6: Morat; April 11: Steven Curtis Chapman; April 13-14: San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus presents Motown The Music and The Legends; April 19-21: Ali Wong; April 27: Raffi; April 28: The Kingston Trio; May 7: Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos; May 15: SD Opera presents One Amazing Night; May 23: Professor Brian Cox. 868 Fourth Ave., downtown, sandiegotheatres.org.
CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
March 1: Kishi Bashi String Quartet; March 4: Dancing with the Stars Live; March 13: The Scottish International Tattoo and Music Parade; March 15: Masters of Hawaiian Music; March 18-19: Monty Python’s Spamalot; March 21: Across the Great Divide: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band feat. The Dustbowl Revival & Hot Club of Cowtown; March 24: Acoustic Eidolon; April 3: Dornob Collective; April 14: Mariachi Festival; April 16: Alan Cumming; April 17: David Archuleta; April 27-28: San Diego Ballet—Romance: En Pointe: Poetry in Motion!; May 1: The Hutchins Consort; May 5: The Folk Collection; May 10: Runaway June; May 11: Lila Downs; May 15: Deva Premal & Miten w/ Manose. 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, artcenter.org.
March 1-3: Disney’s Aladdin; March 8: The Joffrey Ballet; March 10: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live; March 14: Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!; March 18: Il Divo; March 30, April 2, 5 and 7: Carmen; April 12-14: Cinderella; April 16-21: Cats; April 22: Ali Wong; April 26: Bethel Music; May 7: Celtic Woman; May 12: Tedeschi Trucks Band; May 14-19: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; May 20: Jojo Siwa; May 28-31: Fiddler on the Roof. 1100 Third Ave., downtown, sandiegotheatres.org.
HUMPHREY’S CONCERTS BY THE BAY
April 12: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; May 16-17: Sebastian Maniscalco. 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island, 619.224.3577, humphreysconcerts.com.
LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY
March 10: Bomsori Kim (violin); March 26-27: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; March 29: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain; April 9: Jerusalem Quartet; April 12: Midori & Jean-Yves Thibaudet; April 13: NPR’s From the Top; April 14: George Li; April 17: Daniil Trifonov; April 18: Anoushka Shankar; April 24: Chris Thile; April 25: Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi; April 27: Hiromi: Solo; May 3: Garrick Ohlsson: Brahms Exploration; May 4: Storm Large & Le Bonheur; May 9: The Triplets of Belleville; May 10: David Finckel & Wu Han; May 11-12: Storm Large’s Crazy Enough. Various locations. ljms.org.
OPEN AIR THEATRE AT SDSU
March 5: Metric & Zoe; March 24: Roberto Carlos; April 2: Massive Attack; April 14: Los Angeles Azules; May 31: Kidz Bop Kids. 5500 Campanile Drive, SDSU, as.sdsu.edu/calcoast.
March 5: Muse; March 7: YG; March 31: Michael Bublé; April 6: San Diego Soul Music Festival: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, Stephanie Mills and Next. 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway, valleyviewcasinocenter.com.
SAN DIEGO OPERA
March 30, April 2, 5 and 7: Carmen. Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, Map Q16. May 15: One Amazing Night: Stephen Costello and Stephen Powell in Concert. Balboa Theatre, downtown, sdopera.org.
SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY
March 9-10: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2; March 22-23: Puccini’s Glorious Mass; March 31: Peter and The Wolf: The Prokofiev Classic (A Family Concert); April 4 and 6: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert; April 12-13: Ling Conducts Brahms; April 14: Joshua Bell Plays Bruch; April 20: Freedom Rider: An Art Blakey Centennial Celebration; April 27-28: Danzmayr Conducts Sibelius; May 3-5: Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony; May 18-19: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5; May 24-26: Season Finale w/ Cristian Macelaru. Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown, sandiegosymphony.org.
VIEJAS ARENA AT SDSU
March 16: Chris Tomlin; April 6: MercyMe; May 11: Trevor Noah; May 23: New Kids on the Block; May 24: Wisin y Yandel. 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, SDSU, as.sdsu.edu/viejas_arena.