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Music Box

San Diego's Live Music Venue

Music Box features a diverse array of nationally celebrated talent, local legends, and up-and-coming acts. Founded in the tradition of legendary venues such as San Francisco’s Fillmore, and LA’s Palladium, El Rey, and Wiltern, we are truly unique among San Diego nightlife destinations. Seeing a show at Music Box is a concertgoer’s dream! With a 700+ capacity, our venue is large enough for a full concert experience, yet cozy enough to feel like you’re at an intimate show with your favorite band.

We offer relaxing lounge areas, booth seating, outdoor patios, and perfect view of the stage throughout. Our VIP experience is unmatched with options such as plush opera or skybox seating or our elite VIP lounge with it’s own exclusive bar and customized menu options. One visit, and you’ll see that we cater to the discerning music aficionado!

1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 738-0736




Events to check out


An Evening with: The Highwayman

Music Box
Mar 29, 2020

The Highwayman Show is a 10 piece All Star group that captures the essence of Outlaw Country as defined by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. The Highway"man", Tony...


The B-Side Players

Music Box
Apr 4, 2020

The B*Side Players have been laying down their own inimitable latin global funk since they came together in 1994. Their incendiary live shows have defined them as local favorites with 10 San Diego...


Queen Nation, Graceband

Music Box
Apr 10, 2020

Queen Nation, a tribute to Queen, was formed in 2004. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts. Queen Nation’s live...


Gondwana, E.N Young, DJ Richie

Music Box
Apr 11, 2020

For over thirty years, the Chilean band Gondwana has been touring, performing, and recording uninterrupted. Emerging from the underground music scene during the brutal dictatorship of Agusto Pinochet,...


Sweet and Tender Hooligans

Music Box
Apr 18, 2020

As the “ultimate tribute to Morrissey and the Smiths,” Sweet and Tender Hooligans have been paying homage to the legendary British indie band for more than two decades with their finely...


91x Inspired By Music Series Presents: Skegss

Music Box
Apr 20, 2020

Skegss are an Australian surf music and garage rock trio. Their line-up is Toby C on upright bass, Jonny Laneway on drums and Ben Reed on lead guitar and synth. They have released several extended...


The Gathering Record Release Party

Music Box
Apr 24, 2020

Come celebrate the album release of Sir Veterano's debut album, The Gathering, presented by Fresh Yard Records. Performances by Murs, MC Eiht, Mitchy Slick, Fashawn, Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Casual,...


Mother's Day with The Beatles' Love Songs

Music Box
May 10, 2020

With their tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom–tailored costumes, vintage instruments, Liverpudlian dialect and precise attention to every detail, Abbey...


91x Inspired By Music Series Presents: Goody Grace

Music Box
May 14, 2020

Goody Grace's rise can be credited to a signature "cinematic" style, encompassing pop, punk, hip-hop, and folk and nodding to influences as diverse as David Lynch, Danzig, Morrissey, and Watchmen. In...


The Steely Damned 2

Music Box
May 24, 2020

Widely considered to be the #1 Steely Dan tribute band, The Steely Damned II faithfully embrace the musical meticulousness that Steely Dan was known for. Ages: 21+ Genre: tribute Doors/Show:...


An Evening With Musiq Soulchild

Music Box
Jun 7, 2020

With 11 Grammy nominations under his belt, Musiq Soulchild, is clearly a very talented R&B/Soul artist. He leans towards a more laid-back, ballad oriented sound with some more upbeat hits as well,...

VIP Table Service at the Music Box

  • 3 floors to choose from for an exclusive viewing experience
  • Relax while drinks are brought directly to you by the special VIP staff
  • Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres made fresh from our kitchen every evening
  • Skip Lines! Come straight to the door when you arrive

Group Packages

  • Reserve either the whole venue or the top floor for your special event
  • Perfect for company events, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, product launches, & after parties

More Information

  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Festival
  • Private Room Capacity: 45

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