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4 Upcoming Arts & Music Events in San Diego

4 Upcoming Arts & Music Events in San Diego 

Are you an art lover who enjoys learning about art? Or perhaps, you feel like trying something new and unwinding after a long week with some music? If you can relate, put an art or music event on your to-do list right away, especially if you are in the sunny city of San Diego. Without further ado – let’s take a look at some of the most awaited arts and music events in San Diego.  

Art & Music Events in San Diego

San Diego has a very happening art and music scene. Whether you are looking for a quiet, laidback day strolling through art galleries or a fun-filled evening with your favorite drinks and friends, San Diego brings you all kinds of events and festivals. From tranquil gallery exhibits to super-hyped music festivals, the options are limitless.

1.  Gail Roberts: ‘Color Field’

Art exhibition

September 8 – November 6, 2021
Tuesday to Saturday
 11:00 AM to 5:00PM

Gail Roberts, a San Diego-based artist, has a display of new paintings at Quint Gallery. Color Field was created over the course of four years and consists of 128 evenly scaled paintings of flowers, weeds, and native plants in Roberts’ yard around her studio.

Roberts’ paintings highlight the need to preserve nature’s complexities and biodiversity as rapid erosion and climate catastrophe threaten our planet’s future health and existence by addressing nature’s conflict between order and chaos.

Color Field refers to natural gradients that Roberts organized and categorized by hue. The show is already in action and will be available to the public until November 6, 2021. Entry is free. If you like Gail’s work, make sure you attend the artist lecture on October 9 at 11 AM.  

Gail Roberts’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. If you are looking for a relaxing and tranquil evening that brings you closer to nature and encourages you to play your part in preserving the planet, then this is the place for you. Head over to the Quint Gallery to witness Color Field.

2.  Harry Styles Love On Tour

Lighting on stage

November 15, 2021
Monday 8:00 PM

Harry Styles, the former member of the boy band One Direction and a hugely successful pop music sensation with a voice that most of us adore, has embarked on a tour called ‘Love On Tour’ in NorthAmerica with Jenny Lewis.  

The duo performed their first gig together on September 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and as expected, the concert was a success. It’s time San Diego residents mark their calendars because the tour is soon coming to San Diego. The live performance will take place in Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California, on November 15, 2021.

Please be aware that, in light of the current pandemic, Harry Styles has asked that all of his events be attended only by people who have been vaccinated or have recently passed a covid-19 test – face masks will be mandatory, so come prepared. The tour also includes several other big cities including, New York City, Denver, Detroit,  Philadelphia, Chicago, Nashville, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Los Angeles, and more. San Diego Jazz Fest (Virtual Music Event)

3. San Diego Jazz Fest (Virtual Music Event)

Jazz Fest

November 26-28, 2021
Virtual Event 

The San Diego Jazz Fest is one of the oldest annual music events to promote early twentieth-century jazz music. This festival, which has been hosted in San Diego, California, since 1980, offers a range of musical performers playing classic jazz, blues, swing, boogie-woogie, ragtime, gospel, and rhythm & blues. So, no matter your music preferences, you are bound to enjoy this event.

The band lineup page contains a list of invited bands and performers. The Jazz Fest will be a VIRTUAL EVENT in 2021, which anybody may watch online over Thanksgiving week. While it is disappointing to miss out on the live event for another year, the organizing committee prioritizes the health and safety of everyone involved.

This might be a blessing in disguise for those who want to enjoy the best of Jazz Music in the comfort of their own homes. Make sure you tune into the event to take thanksgiving to the next level this year with some amazing tunes and rhythms. No login required – the online event will be available for everyone on Facebook Live as well as YouTube.  

4.  Paint Nite!

Art workshop

December 3
Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Bring some colors to the frosty month of December and paint the night away at an Original Paint Nite event. Paint Nite is a family event filled with fun and holiday spirit. You can sip your favorite wine or enjoy hot beverages, laugh with your friends and family, and maybe even dance to some of your favorite tracks – all while working on your own work of art step by step.

You’ll be in good hands with Jen Montoya, the host and an extraordinary artist, who will walk you through the entire process and help you come up with beautiful art pieces. No prior experience is required and everything is provided, which means anyone can join the party.

Grab your friends and go over to Mimi’s Cafe Mission Valley in San Diego to see what the fuss is all about. The event is organized by Yaymaker Events, which means you can rest assured that you will have everything you need to express yourself creatively.

These are some of the upcoming arts and music events in San Diego. So, which one are you planning to attend? Get your tickets and mark your calendars to enjoy arts and music in San Diego like never before.  

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