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San Diego's

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The Hottest Party on the West Coast

It's Time to Party

Follow the music to San Diego, where the nightlife is one of the most buzzing scenes on the West Coast. The nightclubs are bumping with world-class DJs, the craft cocktails are true works of art and dance floors are filled with people soaking up the bright vibes of San Diego after sundown. It all starts in the Gaslamp Quarter with 16 walkable blocks packed with over 180 restaurants, 50 bars and 10 nightclubs.  But the good times are rolling throughout the city, from sunset to sunrise and back again. The party is on in San Diego and you're invited.  

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Nightclubs

After an afternoon at the beach or touring San Diego, a night on the town can cap off the perfect day. The heart of San Diego's nightlife action is found in Downtown's lively Gaslamp Quarter. Here, 16 walkable city blocks are filled with rooftop bars, hot nightclubs boasting celebrity DJ's, moody jazz clubs and happening restaurants spilling out onto the sidewalk. Many of the clubs feature live music or stage shows with themes ranging from flamenco dance to burlesque. In other parts of the county, you'll also find iconic rock clubs, intimate concert venues, and a host of opportunities to get out and party.

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Bars

San Diego's bar scene offers a delectable variety of flavors and vibes. From casual dives and lively pubs, to sultry wine bars, exclusive speakeasies and coveted tequila tastings, you're sure to find a bar stool or private booth that fits your mood and spirit.

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Downtown After Sundown

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Toad The Wet Sprocket

Jul 19, 2018

With a name inspired by a Monty Python sketch, Toad the Wet Sprocket has been churning out alternative rock music for over 25 years. In the early ‘90s, their hits “All I Want” and “Walk on the Ocean” dominated airwaves.

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The Grammy award-winning son of afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti, is touring with his own band, Positive Force, in support of his most recent release, One People One World.
 

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Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2018

Thursday July 19th at 8pm: Fatman on Batman: Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith talk about all the news in movie make believe, terrific TV and anything that squeaks in Geek! 

Thursday July 19th at 10pm: Jay & Silent Bob Get Old: The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks 2.

Saturday July 21st at 10pm: Hollywood Babble-On: Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman take a twisted look at showbiz news and bite the Hollywood hand that feeds them. 

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Dennis Quaid & The Sharks

Jul 20, 2018

Dennis Quaid, famous for his acting career, is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of rock n' roll band, The Sharks. They perform original songs plus classic hits like "Spill the Wine", "Gloria", and many more.

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