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  • San Diego Gay Men's Chorus - DIVAS

    Jul 29 - 30, 2017

  • War on the Catwalk

    Aug 11, 2017

  • Ira Glass

    Aug 27, 2017

  • Yes

    Aug 28, 2017

  • Al Di Meola

    Sep 22, 2017

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus - DIVAS Poster

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus - DIVAS

July 29 - 30, 2017

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus return to put all their might behind their 2017 summer spectacular, DIVAS. a tribute to some of music's most powerful voices (and personalities) expect a glittering show full of power ballads, musical theater classics and pop anthems delivered by one of the nation's most fabulous male voice choirs, made up of over 200 performers!

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War on the Catwalk

August 11, 2017

It's the hottest Drag show in town! War on the Catwalk features all your favorite faces from Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race, performing live on stage and squaring off! Among those taking to the catwalk are Sasha Velour, Aja, Nina Bonina Brown, Shea Coulee, Farrah Moan and Alexis Mateo, while presiding over proceedings is your host, the one and only Trinity Taylor!

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Ira Glass

August 27, 2017

The creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it's put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for the show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do.

Yes Poster


August 28, 2017

Yes are the pioneers of progressive rock. With a blend of psychedelic art and symphonic rock, they are known are known for their lengthy songs, mystical lyrics, elaborate album art, and epic live stage sets..Far out!

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Al Di Meola

September 22, 2017

Goodness gracious great frets of fire! Al Di Meola is once again hitting the road and bringing his flaming licks and lightning fast fretwork to the stage on the Elegant Gypsy 40th Anniversary Tour. A veritable classic, the 1977 album explores Latin music like flamenco, pushing the boundaries of electric and acoustic guitar with a breakneck-speed fusion of jazz and rock.

Balboa Theater

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868 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Year opened: 1924
  • Capacity: 1335
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

The elegant Balboa Theatre has seen many uses over the years, from movie theater to housing for the US Navy during WWII. Beginning in the 1980s, the building was closed for twenty years and threatened with demolition, until a multi-million dollar renovation reopened it as a community arts center and theater space in 2008. It now hosts dozens of concerts and comedians every year.

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Bandar Restaurant
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