Sunny San Diego is home to sprawling Southern California beaches, gorgeous warm year-round weather, beautiful parks, the famous San Diego Zoo, and a plethora of delightful restaurants, bars, and entertainment.

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Curated By Local Artists

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San Diego, CA
The Frights
Since their 2013 self-titled debut, The Frights have embodied a carefree vulnerability, setting their most awkward and painful feelings to a wildly joyful surf-punk sound. On their fourth studio album Everything Seems Like Yesterday, the...
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San Diego, CA
The Silent Comedy
While not always visible in plain sight, rock music has always formed the foundation of the Silent Comedy. The brothers, who were fanboys for bands like Rage Against The Machine and At The Drive-In during...
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San Diego, CA
Hideout
Hideout is the critically beloved indie pop project of Gabriel Rodriguez and Scarlett Stephenson-Connolly — a duo noted for lyricism equal parts clever and evocative, melodic ingenuity equal parts catching and haunting. The band came...
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San Diego, CA
Creature Canyon
Formed in San Diego, CA, indie-alternative quintet Creature Canyon have been releasing music together since 2016. Their self-released debut EP ‘Life I Know’ led the band to share the stage with artists such as Empire...

San Diego, CA

Area Guide of Things to do

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Observatory North Park

“Observatory North Park is for sure the best venue in San Diego.” – The Frights

2891 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
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Giorgino’s

“Dare I say… better than what I’ve had in Philly. Yikes. Eat it.” – The Frights

1237 28th St, San Diego, CA 92102
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Casbah

“The Casbah is the best live music bar. It’s my favorite place to see or play a show. It’s a perfect size and layout for seeing bands close up and also being able to step outside and talk.” – The Silent Comedy

2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
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Tobey’s 19th Hole Restaurant

“Best local restaurant is Tobey’s 19th Hole. It’s a greasy spoon diner on the municipal golf course in Balboa Park with nice views.” – The Silent Comedy

2600 Golf Course Dr, San Diego, CA 92102
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Hunt & Gather

“My favorite local boutique is Hunt and Gather in North Park. Great place to find eccentric clothing and sunglasses!” – The Silent Comedy

2871 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
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Captain’s Helm

“My favorite local shop is Captain’s Helm in Oceanside. It’s an amazing vintage clothing store with a cool staff and atmosphere.” – Creature Canyon

1832 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
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Bird Rock Coffee

“The best local spot to get coffee is Bird Rock Coffee in Bird Rock – I get a cortado. They roast their own coffee.” – Creature Canyon

2295 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
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Re-Animated Records

“Re-Animated records has awesome selections on every type of music.” – Hideout

8320 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942
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Pizza Port

“Their beer is crisp and refreshing, and you can get a pie!” – Hideout

1956 Bacon St, San Diego, CA 92107
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Turf Supper Club

“Turf Supper Club has a great atmosphere and a grill where you can cook your own food.” – Hideout

1116 25th Street, San Diego, CA 92102
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Gelato Vero

“Gelato Vero is the best spot to get a cup of coffee. Their ice cream is also amazing.” – Hideout

3753 India St. San Diego, CA 92103
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M Theory Records

“M Theory Records has a great selection of old and new, and they support local musicians big time. Have been a big help to the frights throughout the years, thanks guys!” – The Frights

M Theory Records
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Pop’s Liquor Cabinet

“Pop’s Liquor Cabinet is a tiny bar that can hold maybe five people and it’s a place I’m likely to run into bartenders I used to work with.” – The Silent Comedy

540 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Soda Bar

“Best local live music bar is Soda Bar. They have great bookings and younger music-loving crowds.” – Creature Canyon

“Soda Bar is our favorite local venue – it’s n intimate space and the calendar is always filled with great shows… Also a street fighter 2 arcade game.” – Hideout

3615 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104, USA
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