Music + Dance + Concerts
ARTPOWER AT UC SAN DIEGO
Music, dance, art and film series at UC San Diego. March 3: Dublin Guitar Quartet; March 9: Bereishit Dance Company; April 13: Tribu Baharú; April 21: Ariel Quartet; April 27: Release the Hounds: An Evening w/ Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge / Aoife O’Donovan; May 5: St. Lawrence String Quartet; May 12: The Spirit of the Beehive; May 18: Colleen; May 25: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Various locations on and off the UC San Diego campus, artpower.ucsd.edu.
ATHENAEUM MUSIC AND ARTS LIBRARY
March 2: Ralph Towner (jazz); March 8: The Trout Quintet w/ Trio Con Brio Copenhagen and guests (chamber); March 30: The New Bach Trio (chamber); May 2: Los Angeles Philharmonic Octet. 1008 Wall St., La Jolla, 858.454.5872, ljathenaeum.org.
March 4: Under the Streetlamp; March 10-12: San Diego Opera presents The Tragedy of Carmen; March 15: Zucchero; March 18: Jay and Silent Bob Get Old; April 5: Brain Candy Live! w/ Adam Savage and Michael Stevens; April 6: An Evening in Conversation w/ Yanni; April 15: Gene Kelly: The Legacy—An Afternoon w/ Patricia Ward Kelly; April 22-23: San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus presents Broadway Now! 868 Fourth Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org.
CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
March 3: Masters of Hawaiian Music; March 14: St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland; March 15: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn; March 18: Everything Fitz; March 29: In the Mood; April 2: Mariachi Festival; April 7: Chris Botti; April 9: Ching-Ming Cheng; May 7: Karen and the Klassix; May 14: The Mariachi Divas; May 26: Deva Premal & Miten w/ Manose. 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 800.988.4253, artcenter.org.
March 4-5: California Ballet Company presents Peter Pan; March 26: Newsboys; March 29: Neil Gaiman; April 22, 25, 28 and 30: San Diego Opera presents the epic tragedy La Traviata (refreshed with Roaring ‘20s-era staging and flapper costumes); May 21: Impractical Jokers; May 24: Brian Wilson; May 25: Celtic Woman. 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org.
HUMPHREY’S CONCERTS BY THE BAY
May 23: Mexican-American singer-songwriter from Detroit, Rodriguez. 2241 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island, 619.224.3577, humphreysconcerts.com.
LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY
March 3: San Diego Youth Symphony Chamber Orchestra; March 5: Caroline Goulding (violin); March 9: Brad Mehldau; March 10: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; March 18: Malandain Ballet Biarritz presents Beauty and the Beast; March 30: Danish National Symphony Orchestra; March 31: Max Raabe and Palast Orchester; April 8: Black Grace; April 22: Emerson String Quartet; April 29: Nikolay Khozyainov (piano); May 12: Jeremy Denk. Various locations. 858.459.3728, ljms.org.
SAN DIEGO OPERA
March 10-12: The Tragedy of Carmen; April 22, 25, 28 and 30: La Traviata. Balboa Theatre and San Diego Civic Theatre, downtown San Diego, sdopera.com.
SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY
March 3-5: Shostakovich and Beethoven; March 11-12: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (film screening w/ live score); March 18: She’s Got That Swing: Women In Jazz; March 25-26: Bruckner Symphony No. 8; April 1-2: Russia and Paris; April 15: The Wizard of Oz (film screening w/ live score); April 23: Dr Seuss’ The Sneetches; April 29: Big Band Bash w/ The Jazz @ The Jacobs Orchestra; April 30: The Freshman (film screening w/ live score); May 5-7: Mahler Symphony No. 3; May 12-13: Spring and Summer; May 19-21: Charles Dutoit Conducts; May 21: Chucho Valdes; May 24: Brahms With Bronfman; May 26-28: Jahja Ling’s Finale. Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown, Map Q14 Chamber Music Series: March 14: Mozart Up Close feat. Orion Weiss (piano); April 4: Viva La France. The Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute, 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla, sandiegosymphony.org.
VALLEY VIEW CASINO CENTER
March 5: Red Hot Chili Peppers; March 11: Blake Shelton; April 8: Green Day; April 29: San Diego Soul Festival featuring Anthony Hamilton, Keith Sweat, Guy feat. Teddy Riley, and Dru Hill. 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Point Loma, valleyviewcasinocenter.com.
VIEJAS ARENA AT SDSU
March 2: Stevie Nicks w/ The Pretenders; March 5: Bon Jovi; March 26: Panic! at the Disco; May 8: Lionel Richie w/ Mariah Carey; May 9: Chris Tomlin; June 1: New Kids on the Block w/ Boyz II Men and Paula Abdul. 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, SDSU, 619.594.0429.