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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!

September 2019

Cajuína

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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DAB Unplugged

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Steven and Noah Berry, brothers, and their cousin, Erik Dogol Jr., have been together since they were little, playing music at house parties for friends and family. It was a true California punk scene then and now after playing together for 10 years, they made their band official naming it Dogol and the Berry’s aka DAB. DAB keeps Cafe 21 young, bringing a bit of punk unplugged to the stage! A night of entertainment awaits as DAB ventures through their…

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The Rhythm Sexion

September 23 @ 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 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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Red Shepard’s Blues Preservation Society

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Red Shepherd and his group, Blues Preservation Society, is a band created and fronted by Robert "Red" Shepherd, dedicated to preserving the music and history of the Blues. Red Shepherd's Blues Preservation Society perform original blues and vintage blues covers. Performances are not only musically entertaining, they're also loaded with historical facts and entertaining anecdotes on the founders and masters of the blues genre. You'll leave with a song in your heart, appreciation in your soul, and a better understanding…

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Boon & Kiel

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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Ben Boon and Curran Kiel have over 20 years of music experience between them and have built a name for themselves as one of the most dynamic and entertaining musical duos in San Diego. Get ready to be impressed by this duo, that fuses acoustic guitar and percussion with a genre-spanning playlist. Visit links to learn more about Boon & Kiel! Videos YouTube Facebook Instagram  

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Salsa Ignite

September 26 @ 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 Fire with Kimba Light

September 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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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 7PM. — 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. The…

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Roman Palacios

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Shane Hall

September 28 @ 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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Dragontree

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Finnegan Blue

September 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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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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November 2019

Private Event

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cafe 21 Gaslamp, 802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego,CA92101United States
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❤️ Special Party ❤️ Cafe 21 will be closed for a private event. If you have any questions, please contact events@cafe-21.com. Thank you!

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