Dizzy's/Musicians Union Hall

This is the fourth longterm locale for Dizzy's in 16 years for operator Chuck Perrin, who started hosting shows in 2000 at the Culy Trucking Warehouse by Petco Park before moving to the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center in 2007 and then to San Diego Jet Ski Rental on Mission Bay Drive in 2012.

Regardless of where he sets up shop, Perrin believes the idea transcends the location. “Dizzy’s is a state of mind. It’s amazing that it’s lasted all of these years, considering it’s not a business. I don’t own anything — I’ve never had a regular place or paid regular rent. I just set up as a pure collective — the shows belong to the musicians — they set the parameters. All I do is facilitate it and parcel out the receipts at the end of the night. It’s kind of an illusion, really.”

Dizzy's events are held at the Musician's Association Union building in Arias Hall, which has a 200-person capacity.

Upcoming Events

  • Dick McGuane & Friends

    Friday, October 27, 8:00 p.m.

  • Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda

    Saturday, November 4, 8:00 p.m.

  • SD School for the Creative & Performing Arts Jazz Ensemble

    Friday, November 10, 8:00 p.m.

  • Robin Adler & Dave Blackburn

    Saturday, November 11, 8:00 p.m.

  • Ari Hoenig

    Wednesday, November 15, 8:00 p.m.

  • Nathan Hubbard Trio

    Friday, November 17, 8:00 p.m.

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