San Diego’s weather is pretty ideal in the summer for night time fun! Especially if you are a live music lover or music lover in general, San Diego has a multitude of live venues for the avid listener (or dancer!) or the music collector seeking out rare vinyl and ephemera!
Here is a short list of venues downtown close to the Hilton Bayfront Hotel and beyond for any listening taste from jazz to punk to just good old rock’n’roll:
House of Blues, San Diego, http://www.houseofblues.com/venues/clubvenues/sandiego/
Stage Bar and Grill, http://www.stagebarsd.com/
4th and B, http://www.4thandbevents.com/
For a better grasp of the night time calendar, check out these sources:
San Diego Dialed In http://www.sddialedin.com/
San Diego Reader, http://www.sandiegoreader.com/music/
San Diego City Beat, http://www.sdcitybeat.com/sandiego/flex-209-san-diego-music-nightl.html
Sound San Diego, http://www.nbcsandiego.com/blogs/sounddiego/
Have a taste for nostalgia? Looking for the odd LP or rare audio cassette tape? Record stores are alive and well in San Diego. Take a cab or SD transit to Hillcrest and North Park neighborhoods.
Record City, http://www.yelp.com/biz/record-city-san-diego
Thirsty Moon Records, http://www.thirstymoonrecords.com/
Taang! Records, http://www.yelp.com/biz/taang-records-san-diego
Off the Record, http://www.offtherecordmusic.com/
Folk Arts Records, http://www.folkartsrarerecords.com/