Live Music

Balboa Theatre

Balboa Theatre 


San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus presents Jingle 

December 9-10 

Join the 200 singers, dancers and musicians of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus as they perform holiday music, from traditional favorites “Silver Bells,” “Joy to the World” and “Jingle Bells” to modern classics like the Pentatonix version of “Mary Did You Know” and Elf’s “A Christmas Song” to a hilarious chorus of singing nuns. The chorus is proud to present the world premiere arrangement of “You Will Be Found” for men’s chorus from Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. 

Dave Koz 

December 14, 8pm 


For this year’s 20th anniversary tour, Dave Koz joins forces with David Benoit, Peter White, Rick Braun and newcomer Selina Albright to perform fresh renditions of Christmas classics, as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from their respective catalogs. 


Kerry Irish Productions Inc. presents An Irish Christmas 

December 15, 8pm 


An Irish Christmas features an award-winning cast of Irish dancers, led by World Champion Dancers Scott Doherty, Tyler Schwartz, Connor Reider and Colin Barkell, in a memorable night that sparkles with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music. Holiday music from pipes, flutes, fiddles, and bodhráns is just the beginning of this Irish night. 


LJMS presents Dianne Reeves 

December 17, 8pm 

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves rings in the holiday season with music from her celebrated album, Christmas Time Is Here. Renowned for her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique jazz and R & B stylings, she melds her timeless grace, elegance, and charisma into unforgettable jazz renditions of holiday favorites. 


Tommy Emmanuel 

January 19, 7:30pm 


Tommy Emmanuel has been voted Favorite Acoustic Guitarist in both Guitar Player Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s reader polls. He is also a YouTube sensation. His videos have over 29,000,000 views and have led to sold out shows in new markets all over the U.S. 


G3: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci and Phil Collen 

January 20, 7:30pm 


The idea for G3 came from Joe Satriani and the show takes place in four steps. Three of the best guitar players of the moment convene on the same stage. Each player performs a solo set before congregating with the others for a big jam of rock and blues standards. Since 1996, the G3 show has been touring across five continents, promoting the electric guitar and bringing the rock spirit wherever they go. 


Balboa Theatre is located at 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego. For more information call (619) 570-1100 or visit