One of the best new venues to see music in San Diego, Ca is 'The Observatory' that is located in North Park. The music venue is attached to the restaurant West Coast Tavern that is right in the mix of the social scene in North Park on University Ave. The venue brings in a mix of talent from indie to hip hop, from reggae to punk. Over the last year the talent has included Lauryn Hill, Soja, DJ Quik, The Game, The Killers and many more. Make sure to check out at least one show here this year.