2021 SDMA tickets are on sale NOW!

Tickets for the 30th annual San Diego Music Awards are now on sale. Catch the show live and in person on August 24, 2021, 7pm at Humphreys by the Bay.


Preview the SDMAs at the 2021 SDMA Showcases!

Support San Diego music at one of our Pre-SDMA showcases. Venues include The Casbah, Pourhouse Oceanside, The Holding Company, and Navajo Live. CLICK HERE for the showcase schedule. 

VOTE for your favorite San Diego Musicians!

This years San Diego Music Awards voting has started and runs thru June 30 at Noon.


Make Awards night a Stay-cation at Humphreys! 

Get a special San Diego Music Awards room rate at Humphreys Half Moon Inn, the night of the SDMAs. Don't drink and drive...make it a stay-cation and enjoy the night! CLICK HERE for info.


Watch Past SDMA Performances

See performance from all 30 years of

the San Diego Music Awards!


Submissions are now being accepted for the 2022 San Diego Music Awards. To qualify, your submission must be released between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. All submissions must be available for purchase. Please submit digital copies by sending an email to sandiegomusicawards AT gmail.com with a link to a dropbox folder with your song or album files. Please include the release date and contact info.

Physical copy submissions are also accepted by mailing a copy to

San Diego Music Awards, 4876 Mt. Royal Place, San Diego, CA 92117

Guitars for Schools was started by the San Diego Music Foundation and has helped children in over 80 schools in San Diego County learn the gift of music.


The San Diego Music Awards supports the San Diego Music Foundation's Guitars for Schools program, by donating our proceeds to this cause. please donate a few dollars, to help the children of our community learn music.

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2021 Event Partners

Watch the 2021 San Diego Music Awards nominees announcement show!
Click the links below

to watch the show!


Watch the 2020 San Diego Music Awards again!

to watch the show!

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