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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!

November 2019

Rock with Shane Hall

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:30 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

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 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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Great American Songbook with Roman Palacios

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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Private Event – Cafe 21 Gaslamp Closed from 1PM to 11PM

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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❤️ Special Party ❤️ Cafe 21 Gaslamp will be closed for a private event. If you have any questions, please contact events@cafe-21.com. Thank you!

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Vintage Blues with Mercedes Moore Band

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Four-time San Diego Music Award nominee Mercedes Moore puts her own stank on vintage American music. Mercedes sings an obscure repertoire of vintage blues, soul, R+B, gospel, and rock. She is a natural entertainer who brings passion, power, and style to her live performances. With an engaging stage presence and soulful charisma, she has that special way of delivering song. It's mesmerizing and draws you in, you feel as if she has lived every word that she sings. Visit links…

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Jazz with The Rhythm Sexion

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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One event on November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 25, 2019 at 7:00 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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Rockabilly with The UpShots

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Folk with Finnegan Blue

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Finnegan Blue is a San Diego based band that is rooted in traditional folk, but is a band that clearly plays by their own rules. It can't get any more unique on the stage, blending together Celtic, bluegrass, and New Orleans funk with a punk rock inspired edge. Get ready for high energy original songs written and performed by sibling duo and multi-instrumentalists Anna Lee and Willie Fleming, who switch back and forth between acoustic guitar, mandolin, and trombones. Visit…

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Happy Thanksgiving – Cafe 21 Open 8AM to 3PM

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp and University Heights are open from 8AM to 3PM. Both locations are closed for Thanksgiving evening from 3PM to 10PM. We wish everyone a BLESSED and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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Great American Songbook with Roman Palacios

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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Blues + Funk with Dragontree

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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