Guns N' Roses San Diego (10/1/23) - What to know before the show


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Welcome to the jungle that is Snapdragon Stadium. San Diego will become Paradise City in the cold October rain when Guns N’ Roses take the stage for a concert with indestructible grunge greats, Alice In Chains.





When: Sunday, October 1, 2023
Where: Snapdragon Stadium
When again (What Time): Event starts at 6:00pm

Sweet Parking O’ Mine

If you’ve never been to Snapdragon Stadium before, parking can be a challenge. First-timers should read the Snapdragon Parking Guide. Pro-Tip: Pre-pay for parking.

Bag Policy

Know before the show what you can and can’t bring into the concert. Also know the purse and bag rules before you come knockin on security’s door.

Opening Act

The opener for the San Diego show on the Guns N Roses tour is Alice In Chains.

First-Timers Concert Tips

Helpful advice if this is your first time attending a concert at Snapdragon.
  • Parking & Tailgating: Read about parking and please pay for parking in advance. For most concerts, tailgating is allowed but there may be exceptions. Please check your specific concert details.
  • Gates: Parking Lots open at 2:00pm. Entrance gates will open 90 minutes prior to concert at 4:30pm. Concert begins at 6:00pm.
  • Cashless / Mobile Ticketing: Snapdragon is cashless. Use a credit card for payment and/or download the app. Please do not hold that phone up in front of me when I am trying to watch the concert.
  • Concert End Times: Subject to each event. Snapdragon has an 11PM curfew.
  • Rideshare Location: Near Gate 1.
  • Prohibited Items: Unlike sporting events, there are no water bottles allowed at concerts; Also read clear-bag-only policy.
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Who are Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses, from Los Angeles in 1985, is an iconic American hard rock band. The original lineup featured Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan, and Steven Adler. Known for their influential sound and immense popularity, Guns N’ Roses has sold over 100 million records worldwide. Their debut album, “Appetite for Destruction,” holds the distinction of being the highest-selling debut album in the history of the United States. Their impact on the rock genre is widely recognized, praised as one of the most successful bands of all time. Their name? It came to be by combining the names of two previous bands that had the words guns and roses in their names. Thanks for that, Wikipedia!

Set Lists

Past set lists for recent and older GNR concerts are available here.

Complete North American Summer/Fall 2023 Tour Dates

  • Tuesday, Aug 15, 2023, Metlife Stadium (East Rutherford, NJ)
  • Friday, Aug 18, 2023, PNC Park (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Monday, Aug 21, 2023, Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
  • Thursday, Aug 24, 2023, Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL)
  • Saturday, Aug 26, 2023, GEODIS Park (Nashville, TN)
  • Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023, Spectrum Center (Charlotte, NC)
  • Friday, Sep 1, 2023, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Sunday, Sep 3, 2023, Rogers Centre (Toronto, CA)
  • Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023, Rupp Arena (Lexington, KY)
  • Saturday, Sep 9, 2023, Busch Stadium (St. Louis, MO)
  • Tuesday, Sep 12, 2023, Thompson-Boling Arena (Knoxville, TN)
  • Friday, Sep 15, 2023, Hard Rock Live (Hollywood, FL)
  • Sunday, Sep 17, 2023, Music Midtown – Piedmont Park (Atlanta, GA)
  • Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023, Mississippi Coast Coliseum (Biloxi, MS)
  • Saturday, Sep 23, 2023, Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
  • Tuesday, Sep 26, 2023, Alamodome (San Antonio, TX)
  • Thursday, Sep 28, 2023, Minute Maid Park (Houston, TX)
  • Sunday, Oct 1, 2023, Snapdragon Stadium (San Diego, CA)
  • Friday, Oct 6, 2023, Power Trip 2023 (Indio, CA)
  • Sunday, Oct 8, 2023, Aftershock Festival (Sacramento, CA)
  • Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023, Chase Field (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Saturday, Oct 14, 2023, Climate Pledge Arena (Seattle, WA)
  • Monday, Oct 16, 2023, BC Place Stadium (Vancouver, CA)

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