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It's only Rock & Roll. . . but we like it!
The Gaslamp Quarter brings you a wide variety of live entertainment. Professional and local artists fill our venues with their individual styles of music and dynamic talents. Gaslamp boasts a range of offerings from traditional Irish music to jazz and blues and everything in between. Here is a collection of Gaslamp Quarter venues that offer exciting live music.
Croce's Restaurant & Bar - A continuing tribute, honoring Jim Croce and his music. They keep serving delicious, contemporary American cuisine and hosting live jazz music nightly on the corner of Fifth and F Street as an homage to the talented man! It's a must see location here in the Gaslamp. For more jazz, piano and soulful dishes, walk through Madame Cora's Marble Room saloon doors and escape into Gaslamp's past! This bordello themed restaurant, a tribute to our tawdry History, might make you blush. Their modern menu will make your mouth water! Relax in their smooth ambiance. Sevilla - is a romantic, yet lively restaurant that offers intriguing Spanish cuisine. Enjoy being serenaded by local salsa and meringue musicians in Cafe Sevilla or enjoy spicy salsa dancing or Latin style rock bands in Sevilla Nightclub. They also feature thrilling Flamenco dinner shows scheduled each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night.
Our loudest and rowdiest live music Venues include Dick's Last Resort - They have an atmosphere that is very unique. They are known for energetic and humorous servers dishing up big buckets of grub with a side of sarcasm. Their great entertainment stage features classic rock music nearly every night of the week with no cover charge! The Shout! House - is your chance to BE the entertainment. They do the fun "Dueling Pianos" with players performing on face to face Grand pianos performing classic rock 'n roll hits from the 1950s to the present. Guests are encouraged to sing along and have fun with the sometimes naughty variations. Stage Rock Bar was opened by musicians to create a venue perfect for musicians to play music! This funky space has a neighborhood bar vibe and their stage was actually built by the band. They also feature Van Halen Tributes regularly, as any good rock bar should. Whiskey Girl will entertain you in more ways than one. Their big stage and their tiny karaoke booth play to both sides of the coin. Know for bigtime fun - this venue promises a party that will rock your socks off.
Patrick's Gaslamp Pub is an intimate space that has become known as one of the premier blues clubs in San Diego, bringing in talent from all over the country as well as the thriving local music scene. Look for their monthly calendar to see the listing of nightly shows! Jimmy Love's is set apart from other venues by their extraordinary American cuisine and Top Gun aviation theme. Every night of the week they showcase San Diego's top bands, ranging from jazz and blues to high energy modern dance with a more adult atmosphere. The Grant Grill boasts a gorgeous and sophisticated lounge with contemporary Blues & jazz - Look for cool performances & elegant atmosphere Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings
Dublin Square is a taste of Ireland's capital and Europe's most treasured city. The Irish themed pub features live entertainment, often rollicking Irish music, regularly. The Field Irish Pub is a step closer to the more traditional and authentic Irish pubs of Erin. This restaurant, known for its reputation of friendliness and great hospitality, offers traditional live Irish music, engaging step-dancers as well as Irish rock bands on weekends. Look to The Field for whiskey tasting events, trivia games and all sporting events. Check out our Blarney Stone Pub for another flavor from the Emerald Isle with cheerful Irish sing-a-longs and perfect pints.
Henry's Pub - At Henry's you can expect good food, good friends and good times. A comfortable place that provides outstanding entertainment for all audiences. Check them out for fun live bands, rowdy karaoke, and weekly resident DJ's. The Tipsy Crow has the luxury of offering different types of entertainment in each of their three distinct levels. When you descend into their basement lounge you can enjoy the freedom of a secret, windowless space with comedy shows and great live bands each Wednesday. Upstairs, tap a fresh cask of local craft brew while a Singer Songwriter pours it on. Gaslamp Tavern is a fantastic find for your sporting night out with small but classic rock live acts after the big game.
Whatever your preferred tempo, Gaslamp's got it. Now. . .where are those dancing shoes?