Amplif[ie]d | The 10 Hottest Concerts in January

By: Katrina Honer

A New Year means new opportunities to explore the things that matter most to you. If your New Year’s resolution includes going to more concerts, then we have the perfect list for you. Get ready to ring in 2016 with these amazing concerts and shows. After all, this may be your only chance to explore some new sounds!


1/3, The Ill Nino Tour – Punk and hip-hop collide with this four artist line-up at the Mission Tobacco Lounge in Riverside where Terminally Ill, The Beer Studs, Rodents of Unusual Size and Girl Fry will be performing. This free show begins at 8p.m.

1/8, We Belong – Don’t miss We Belong’s debut concert at the M15 Concert Hall and Bar in Corona. Doors open at 7p.m. Tickets start at $15.

1/9, David Brighton’s Space Oddity tribute to David Bowie - Nostalgia comes alive with this heartfelt tribute to David Bowie at Romano’s Concert Lounge in Riverside. Doors open at 9p.m. with tickets for $12.21. Table reservations are recommended, so call (951) 781-ROMA to reserve a seat.

1/14, Erykah Badu – Listen to the smooth R&B hits of Erykah Badu at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland. Doors open at 6:30p.m. and show begins at 7:30p.m. Tickets range from $45-65.

1/15, Cougrzz Rock! – Corona’s very own will be performing their high-energy covers of today’s dance and rock music favorites at HK's Bar And Grill in Rancho Cucamonga. Show begins at 8:30p.m.


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1/17, Tony Bennett – If his latest Barnes & Noble’s commercial with Lady Gaga was not enough then his upcoming performance at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula will have you jumping for joy. Show begins at 7p.m. Ticket prices start at $96.50

1/22, Sad Girl, Chicano Batman and Tijuana Panthers –  Enjoy a triple threat of awesome performances, and rock out to three bands all for the price of one at The Glass House in Pomona. Doors open at 7p.m., and show starts at 8p.m. Tickets range from $18-20.

1/22, Matt Maher – Enjoy Christian Worship at its finest with Matt Maher at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside. Tickets begin at $22.

1/27, All Them Witches – The funky alternative rock 'n’ roll beats of All Them Witches will keep you dancing on your feet at the The Vibe Bar and Grill in Riverside. Show begins at 10p.m. Check back on The Vibe’s Facebook for upcoming ticket details.

1/28, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – Here’s to a real throwback Thursday with a special performance by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony celebrating the 20th Anniversary of “THA CROSSROADS” at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Tickets begin at $27.