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Cafe 21 Gaslamp

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802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
619.795.0721 https://www.cafe-21.com/

Located in the heart of the Gaslamp District between E and F Streets, Cafe 21 is one of the most innovative restaurants in San Diego, we are committed to changing the way our guests think about food. Everything we do is made from scratch and with love, which is one of the many reasons we are referred to as Nature’s Kitchen. From our yeast-free signature breads to our fruit-infused sangrias, something is always cooking at Cafe 21. Committed to sustainability and a true farm-to-table experience, we work with the best ingredients from locally grown produce, hormone-free grass fed meat, wild seafood, and antibiotic free Mary’s chicken. With an eclectic and unique menu offering, we accommodate all dietary restrictions ranging from gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. We like to say that it is always happy hour at Cafe 21. We’re serving up brunch, dinner and a complete line of craft cocktails every day of the week. With the best Happy Hour in downtown San Diego running daily from 3PM to 6PM to our nightly live local music, an unforgettable experience awaits you at Cafe 21!

Let us make your night out in downtown San Diego California one to remember! Join us at Cafe 21 Gaslamp for a night of perfect sensory overload! Nature’s Kitchen eclectic and unique menu offering will connect you with all the beauty that our earth provides and awaken your palette with our superior food artistry and handcrafted cocktails. With an alluring atmosphere where the old world meets new and live music entertainment each evening, Cafe 21 has your full night out in San Diego covered!

January 2020

Brazilian Music with Cajuína

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Cajuína is a San Diego based band that plays high energy Brazilian Forró, Samba, Bossa Nova, Musica Popular Brasileira, and more! Featuring guitar, vocals, saxophone, percussion, and drumset, this band keeps good vibes going all night long. Whether you are a longtime lover of Brazilian music or just stopping in for a handcrafted Cafe 21 cocktail, you won't be able to resist tapping your toes or hitting the dance floor once Cajuína hits the stage. Visit links to learn more…

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Folk + Blues with Sister Speak

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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After several successful record release shows, Canadian artist Sister Speak has begun a world tour in support of sophomore record, 'The Stand EP.' The tour makes stops in USA, Canada, Central America, Germany and more. The live show combines engaging indie-rock, americana-blues, and touch of world music! Sister Speak’s startling debut album, Rise Up For Love, was released in 2014. Since then, the album has aired on radio throughout North America and Europe and Sister Speak has performed over 500…

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Jazz with The Rhythm Sexion

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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The Rhythm Sexion is an All-Star jazz trio based in San Diego, California, comprised of 3 of the hardest working session musicians in town. Christopher Cancelliere on drums, Jason Littlefield on bass, and Alex Ciavarelli on guitar. Their repertoire ranges from the birth of jazz to the current cutting edge and everything in between. Their dedication to the art form is unmatched and their individual virtuosity comes together seamlessly to create an incredible listening experience for fans of all types…

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Rockabilly with The UpShots

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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The Sovereigns of Surf Rockabilly, the Sultans of Sass. The UpShots kick start your heart with all your favorite numbers by artists such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, The Stray Cats, and more. Catch the moonlit pin-up boys in their high flying death defying pyro-acrobatic Rock'n'Roll spectacle. Break out your tip money, your cell phones, your dancing shoes and get ready; these boys are the hottest San Diego craze to hit the streets with vibes cooler…

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Rock Americana with the Sergio Gutierrez Trio

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Sergio Gutierrez is an American guitar player, singer, songwriter, and studio musician. The Sergio Gutierrez Trio plays several styles of music varying from country, rock, blues, Irish, Americana, and metal. Come listen to Sergio and meet a musician with the most colorful and positive attitude on and off the stage. Every show is playful, interactive, and fun. And with his hair almost as wild as his guitar skills, this show will be one to remember! Visit links to learn more…

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Pop + Soul with Fresh Play

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Fresh Play is a modern pop and soul band. You are guaranteed a “fresh” take on some of your favorite radio tunes along with some original music that is sure to challenge the mind, inspire the heart, and stir up the dreamer within. Come out and experience a great night of music with Fresh Play! From American Idol to The X-Factor Singing Competition, Perry and Felicia are now performing on stages across the country and living out their dreams together…

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Great American Songbook with Roman Palacios

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Music that is inspired by early legends of the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s. To mention a few: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Steve Lawrence Louis Prima, Perry Como, and Bobby Darin. Classical Operetta are part of the repertoire too, inspired by such artist as The Great Enrico Caruso, Franco Corelli, Mario Lanza, Giuseppi di Stefano, Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli. Roman Palacios and his band delivers an authentic, polished sound. From…

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Flamenco with Luna Flamenca

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Luna Flamenca is a flamenco trio with all the right spices to transport you directly to the heart of Southern Spain. Be mesmerized by the old moorish sounds on the Spanish guitar, by the heartfelt songs and the sensual, yet furious rhythmic dancing. This passionate trio will keep you on the edge of your seat and may even bring you to your feet! This trio is directed by world renowned flamenco dancer Lakshmi Basile “La Chimi” and includes original music…

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Country with Three Chord Justice

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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San Diego's only true REAL Country Honky Tonk band! Hailing from Missoula Montana singer/songwriter Liz Grace leads Three Chord Justice through a mix of country crafted originals as well as handpicked classics from Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, and Dolly Parton! Time for little twang in this part of the world as San Diego's premier country band brings only the very finest in Americana Country to the stage. Visit links to learn more about Liz Grace and Three Chord Justice. Facebook YouTube

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Jazz with The Rhythm Sexion

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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The Rhythm Sexion is an All-Star jazz trio based in San Diego, California, comprised of 3 of the hardest working session musicians in town. Christopher Cancelliere on drums, Jason Littlefield on bass, and Alex Ciavarelli on guitar. Their repertoire ranges from the birth of jazz to the current cutting edge and everything in between. Their dedication to the art form is unmatched and their individual virtuosity comes together seamlessly to create an incredible listening experience for fans of all types…

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Blues + Funk with Dragontree

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Dragontree consists of San Diego native Rhythm Turner and mystery guitar-man Domonic Michael, along with some of the finest rhythm section players on the scene, including Nick Hein on bass, Jules Steward & Phil Cullin on drums, and Nathan Samuels on keys and trumpet. The project blends sounds of classic funk, soul, psychedelic rock, and "medicine blues" for an uplifting, inspired, and healing musical experience. It is all about creating that deep connection with each other and oneself through music…

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Rock with Shane Hall

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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The sound of Shane Hall brings to life a soulful accounting of human conditions in a blues-driven Americana style. FEEL is the key ingredient as well as the inevitable result in the experience of pure Shane Hall sound. Visit links to learn more about Shane Hall! YouTube Facebook Instagram

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Salsa Ignite

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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If you've ever wanted to learn salsa, here's your chance! In this salsa class, you'll learn footwork and turns along with some patterns. We'll also cover best practices for leading and following. Class is $10 per person and runs from 6:30PM to 7PM. No partner needed and be sure to wear clothes and shoes you can move in. When you book, just show up about 5-10 minutes before the start of class and let the host know you are on…

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Latin Night of Dance + Music – Latin Fire with Kimba Light

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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With a live musical performance by Kimba Light, you will understand how this Latin night of dance and music got the name Latin Fire. This will be a night to remember, featuring live Latin music, drinks, and delicious food. The show is FREE and starts at 7 PM. — Connect on Facebook — Kimba Light is a tropical, high-energy, dance-provoking Afro-Cuban band, fusing salsa, timba, merengue, bachata, and reggaeton, with a touch of hip-hop and funk thrown in for good measure.…

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Jazz with The Charlie Arbelaez Quartet

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Alto Saxophonist and Bandleader Charlie Arbelaez makes powerful music with highly focused energy. This quartet performs with the deliberate intent to move and heal. Covering a wide range of musical styles including Bebop, Swing, Latin, and Blues, Arbelaez will be sure to captivate you and set the tone for a very musical and entertaining night. Visit links to lear more about Charlie Arbelaez! Facebook Instagram YouTube

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