This sophisticated 1930's-style jazz bar takes music and cocktails (made with gin or rye whiskey) seriously. The house rules aren't a joke either; you have to reserve online, no cell phones are allowed at the bar, a…
Grammy-winning opera by a 12-man chorus.
Big opera sung with a chamber orchestra in intimate venues around the Bay Area.
San Diego's Major League Baseball team team plays in the handsome Petco Park stadium in the East Village. Tickets are usually available at the gate unless it’s crucial to the standings or the LA Dodgers are in town.
The San Diego Chargers, SoCal’s only National Football League team, play at this stadium in Mission Valley (there’s a trolley stop right in front).
Arts Tix, in a kiosk on Broadway outside Horton Plaza, has half-price tickets for same-day evening or next-day matinee performances and discounted tickets to all types of other events. Hours vary.
Opened in 2007 just south of Little Italy, Anthology presents live jazz in a swank supper-club setting. It books both up-and-comers and big-name performers including Everclear and American Idol’s Kris Allen.
Bands from Smashing Pumpkins to Death Cab for Cutie all rocked the Casbah on their way up the charts and it’s still a good place to catch tomorrow’s headliners.
Good, clean fun at this cavernous Gaslamp bar with dueling pianos. Talented players have an amazing repertoire: standards, rock and more. We once heard Justin Timberlake’s ‘D*ck in a Box’ (OK, maybe it’s not so clea…
This all-ages venue (no booze) spotlights up-and-coming local bands of the alterna-rock and punk persuasion. Electric and edgy, with fiercely loyal crowds.