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  • Kraftwerk

    Jun 25, 2020

  • San Diego Gay Men's Chorus

    Aug 1 - 2, 2020

  • Puddles Pity Party

    Aug 21, 2020

  • Steven Wright

    Sep 18, 2020

  • Gregory Porter

    Sep 27, 2020

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Kraftwerk

June 25, 2020

The German electronic pioneers are taking their critically acclaimed 3-D tour back on the road in 2020, as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. with A Kraftwerk gig requires suspension of disbelief; it's hard to guess that the four-piece are in fact creating the music live on stage as you watch, as they use minimal movements on their keyboards. Not one to miss if you're an electronic enthusiast!

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San Diego Gay Men's Chorus

August 1 - 2, 2020

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus presents an evening of song that will enrapture audiences - and maybe even having you singing along in your seat! A force for social change within the community, the 200 member-strong SDGMC is committed to promoting equality, tolerance, and understanding through musical performance and fundraising.

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Puddles Pity Party

August 21, 2020

The alter-ego of super-sized baritone and Kingsized band leader Mike Geier, Puddles has been a mainstay of the Atlanta entertainment scene since 1998. The six-foot-eight inches entertainer has come to international fame with his heartfelt renditions of famous songs and distinctive whiteface clown costume. An enigmatic figure, he is known for not taking interviews in character, but has performed at various festivals in both the USA (Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force's tour in 2010) and at countless worldwide comedy festivals, including the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Steven Wright

September 18, 2020

Stone-faced and cerebral - Steven Wright is a comedian who leaves audiences doubled over in laughter with his absurdist, slightly-skewed commentary. Known for his deadpan vocal and offbeat sense of humor, Steven Wright has been the recipient of several comedy awards as well as an Oscar which he won in 1989 for a short film he co-wrote and starred in.

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Gregory Porter

September 27, 2020

Gregory Porter is one of the hottest names in jazz. The Californian native, always dapperly attired in his spitfire hat, released his latest studio album "Nat King Cole & Me" in 2017, followed by 2018's "Live At The Albert Hall" and is back on tour in 2020 bringing his melodious voice to fans across the country once more.

Balboa Theater

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868 4th Ave, 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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