Oct. 18 2016 08:53 PM

Your picks for the best record stores, clubs and more

Best CD / Record Store

M-Theory Music

Lou’s Records

Folk Arts Rare Records

Cow Records

Spin Records

Best Coffee House with Live Music

Lestat’s Coffee House

Por Vida

Java Joe’s


Kaffee Meister

Best Concert Club

The Casbah

House of Blues

Soda Bar

The Music Box

The Merrow

Best Concert Venue

House of Blues

Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

Sleep Train Amphitheatre

The Observatory North Park

Live & Up Close Sycuan

Best Dance Club





Spin Nightclub

Best Jazz or Blues Club

Panama 66

Humphreys Backstage Live

Patricks Gaslamp Pub


Proud Mary’s Southern Bar & Grill

Best Live Music Venue (All Ages)

The Observatory North Park

House of Blues

Panama 66

The Irenic


Best Live Music Venue (Over 21)

Belly Up Tavern

The Casbah

The Observatory North Park

House of Blues

The Music Box

Best Music Equipment Store

Guitar Center

Moonlight Music

Moze Guitar

Mark’s Guitar Exchange

Sam Ash

Best Music School in San Diego

School of Rock

San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts

Rock & Roll San Diego

Recreational Music Center

Kalabash School of Music and Arts

Best Place to See Local Bands

The Casbah

Soda Bar

Panama 66

Winstons Beach Club

SOMA San Diego

Best Open Mic Night

Lestat’s Coffee House


Mr. Peabody’s Bar & Grill

The Merrow

The Parkway Bar

Best San Diego Music Event

Adams Avenue Street Fair


Gator By The Bay

CRSSD Festival

San Diego Blues Festival

Best San Diego Blues Band

Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact

Tomcat Courtney

Robin Henkel

Chet & the Committee

Bill Magee

Best San Diego Club DJ

DJ Demon

Marc Thrasher

Heather Hardcore

DJ Artistic

DJ Claire

Best San Diego Country /Americana Band


Sara Petite

The Whiskey Circle

Morgan Leigh Band

Berkley Hart

Best San Diego Jazz Band

Gilbert Castellanos

Euphoria Brass Band

Joshua White

Sue Palmer

Steph Johnson

Best San Diego Rock Band

The Creepy Creeps


Dead Feather Moon


Birdy Bardot

Best San Diego Singer/Songwriter

Gregory Page

Lacy Younger

Dawn Mitschele

Natalie Emmons

Raelee Nikole

Best San Diego World Music/Reggae Band

B-Side Players

Tribal Theory

Todo Mundo

Jet West



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