San Diego concerts are held at many well-known venues, including House of Blues San Diego and Belly Up. At House of Blues, the stage sits on a box of mud—mud taken straight from the Mississippi Delta. Despite Mississippi being more than 1,500 miles away from shows in San Diego, its southern heritage emanates at the music venue. In 2015, the California State Assembly awarded Belly Up with a Small Business of the Year honor. For more than 40 years, the club has had artists such as Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, and Jimmy Buffett on its stage, in addition to hosting private and charity events.

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