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78 Star Starred
Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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The weather was nighttime, chilly.. I wore decent black shoes, dark blue jeans (no holes or tears), and a button down shirt. However you could easily get away with a polo. .
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20 events
7 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 22 2012

This was one of the best concerts I ever attended. Bobby McFerrin has amazing and diverse
voice skills. He also is extremely talented at entertaining the audience with audience participation and lots of laughs. Most of the concert was done a...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 22 2012

The concert was awesome!

McFerrin has an intuitive understanding of how to draw the audience in and create a instant community. Coupled with an intense musicality, his warm, funny and engaging manner made the attendees passionately cooperate...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 22 2012

Not only excellent music by a unique performer, but also an INTELLIGENT evening. No showbiz nonsense, just good music and, most remarkably, an old-fashioned community-involvement in music making. Obviously McFerrin draws a smart and...continued

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Warning: Listening to Bobby Mcferrin may be hazardous to your preconceptions. Side effects may include unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, rejection of the predictable, and a sudden, irreversible urge to lead a more spontaneous existence.

Approximate running time is 90 minutes, with no intermission.

Children ages 6 and older are welcome to attend this performance. For your comfort and the enjoyment of others, please use discretion when bringing young children to any live theater performance.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Diego Theatres

San Diego Theatres is a 501©3 non-profit, public benefit corporation established to manage and operate publicly-owned performing arts theatres. We are responsible for the management, marketing, operations and maintenance of the San Diego Civic Theatre under the terms of an operating agreement with the City of San Diego. Additionally, San Diego Theatres has assumed the same responsibility for the historic Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter under the terms of a long-term lease with the City of San Diego’s Redevelopment Agency.

San Diego Theatres strives to positively impact the community through facility enhancement projects, the advancement of a downtown theatre district, and strategic partnerships for the enrichment of the performing arts for the benefit of the region.

San Diego Theatres was established in 2003 by the San Diego Convention Center Corporation as a subsidiary non-profit corporation. The strategy of San Diego Theatres is to position itself for growth and future independence as a fully independent stand-alone entity. This is a model that will allow us to capitalize on years of service to the community, while advancing into the future with focused determination to proactively improve the performing arts experience for the citizens of the greater San Diego region.