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Hitting the stage: Top January concerts in San Diego

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Posted at 12:36 PM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 15:36:01-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – If one of your New Years resolutions was to get out and see more concerts, you've got some great choices to start off the year.

Parquet Courts heads to San Diego off their fifth record "Wide Awake!," a punk-funk filled album that's proving to be their most groundbreaking record yet. The band heads to The Music Box.

Country Music Hall of Famer and actor Kris Kristofferson and "The Strangers" bring their legendary sounds to the Balboa Theater. Ben and Dana Haggard, sons of country music legend Merle Haggard and accomplished in their own right, lead The Strangers.

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The six-piece ensemble of Ozomatli also hits Music Box this month with a wide array of musical stylings spanning Latin, funk, jazz, hip-hop, and rock.

Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward of the 1980s female English pop group Bananarama are in town to rock The Observatory with their global pop-dance and new wave hits.

The legendary Elton John embarks on his farewell tour, stopping in San Diego at Pechanga Arena for what's sure to be an electrifying performance. Fans can undoubtably expect a night with “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man” and “Crocodile Rock" from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.


Jan. 21 - Parquet Courts at The Music Box (link)

Jan. 22 - Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers at Balboa Theater (link)

Jan. 25 - Ozomatli at The Music Box (link)

Jan. 27 - Bananarama at The Observatory North Park (link)

Jan. 29 - Elton John at Pechanga Arena [formerly San Diego Sports Arena] (link)