BEST Annual San Diego Music Event

Adams Avenue Street Fair

Honorable Mention: Gator by the Bay, San Diego Symphony Summer Pops, San Diego Jazz Festival, CRSSD Fest

BEST CD / Record Store (New)

Lou’s Records

Honorable Mention: Cow Records, M-Theory Music, Off the Record, Access Music

BEST CD / Record Store (Used)

M-Theory Music

Honorable Mention: Lou’s Records, FeeLit, Cow Records, Record City

BEST Coffee House with Live Music

Lestat’s Coffee House

Honorable Mention: Lazy Hummingbird, Java Joe’s, Rebecca’s, Rooted Kava Bar

BEST Concert Club

Belly Up Tavern

Honorable Mention: Observatory North Park, The Casbah, Brick by Brick, Soda Bar

BEST Concert Venue

Humphreys by the Bay

Honorable Mention: Observatory North Park, SDSU Open Air Theatre, Sleep Train Amphitheatre,

Viejas Arena

BEST Dance Club


Honorable Mention: Parq, FLUXX, Rich’s, Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill

BEST Jazz or Blues Club

Patrick’s Gaslamp Pub

Honorable Mention: Panama 66, Croce’s Park West, Seven Grand, Proud Mary’s

BEST Live Music Venue (All Ages)

Observatory North Park

Honorable Mention: Lestat’s Coffee House, The Irenic, Che Cafe, Soma San Diego

BEST Live Music Venue (Over 21)

Belly Up Tavern

Honorable Mention: The Casbah, Soda Bar, The Hideout, The Merrow

BEST Music Equipment Store

Guitar Center

Honorable Mention: Carvin, Mark’s Guitar Exchange, Pitbull Audio, Apex Music

BEST Music School in San Diego

School of Rock

Honorable Mention: Rock & Roll San Diego, The Rockademy, Fundamentals DJ Academy, Staump Music School

BEST Place to Get Vinyl Records

M-Theory Music

Honorable Mention: Off The Record, Folk Arts Rare Records, Record City, Thrift Trader

BEST Place to See Local Bands

The Casbah

Honorable Mention: Soda Bar, Croce’s Park West, Lestat’s Coffee House, Winstons

BEST Open Mic Night

Lestat’s West

Honorable Mention: Java Joe’s, South Park Abbey, 710 Beach Club, Winstons

BEST New Music Venue in San Diego (opened since Oct. 2014)

Observatory North Park

Honorable Mention: Quartyard,


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