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  • 1. Copley Symphony Hall

    Gaslamp Quarter | Music

    The great acoustics here are surpassed only by the incredible Spanish baroque interior. Not just the home of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra...Read More

  • 2. Balboa Theatre

    Gaslamp Quarter | Music

    This renovated theater offers a variety of performances including ballet, music, plays, and even stand-up comedy. In addition to architectural...Read More

  • 3. Bread & Salt

    Barrio Logan | Music

    The spacious factory setting that houses Bread & Salt feels like a modern art warehouse, though its name nods to its long history as a former...Read More

  • 4. La Jolla Athenaeum Music & Arts Library


    The Athenaeum is a membership-supported, nonprofit library with an exceptional collection of books, periodicals, CDs, and other media related...Read More

  • 5. Observatory North Park

    North Park | Music

    Formerly North Park Theatre, the Observatory North Park has 90 years of history inside its ornate and beautiful walls. It's a top-tier destination...Read More

  • 6. San Diego Opera

    Gaslamp | Music

    Drawing international performers, the opera's season runs January–April. Past performances have included Die Fledermaus, Faust, Idomeneo, ...Read More

  • 7. San Diego Symphony Orchestra

    Gaslamp Quarter | Music

    The orchestra's events include classical concerts and summer and winter pops, nearly all of them at Copley Symphony Hall. The outdoor Summer...Read More

  • 8. Spreckels Organ Pavilion

    Balboa Park | Music

    Home of a giant outdoor pipe organ donated to the city, the beautiful Spanish baroque pavilion hosts concerts by a rotating lineup of guest...Read More

  • 9. The Irenic

    North Park | Music

    Housed inside the Mission Gathering church, which still hosts service on Sunday, the Irenic backs up its sacred atmosphere with immaculate sound...Read More

  • 10. Valley View Casino Center


    Big-name concerts are held at this historic arena with room for 13,000-plus fans. ...Read More

  • 11. Sherwood Auditorium


    A 500-seat venue in La Jolla's campus of the Museum of Contemporary Art, the auditorium hosts classical and jazz events as well as the occasional...Read More

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