2012 FREE Summer Concerts!

San Luis Obispo County Summer Concert

Can you believe SUMMER 2012 is just around the corner?! Plan ahead and fill your summer with wonderful music, family, and friends. San Luis Obispo County has wonderful live concerts nearly every day of the week throughout the county. So get out this summer and enjoy the beautiful weather, great entertainment, and friendly people of San Luis Obispo County!



Tuesdays in the Park
Jun. 19th - Jul. 31st, 2012
Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Bring the family and enjoy a fun filled evening throughout the summer at the Atascadero Lake Park. It's an opportunity to enjoy good food, and a free band concert featuring the Atascadero Community Band (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.). For further information call the Chamber office at 466-2044.

Address: Atascadero Lake Park
Event City: Atascadero
Phone: 805.466.2044
Parking: Free at Park




Concerts in the Park
Jun. 15th - Aug. 22th, 2012
Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Every Summer Wednesday, enjoy the pleasant evenings while listening to the best local bands. Bring your low-back chair (or blanket) and a picnic dinner and enjoy! Food and Drink available. No alchohol sold, but may bring own.

Times: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Templeton Park Gazebo
Event City: Templeton
Phone: 805.434.4900
Parking: Free on Site
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San Luis Obispo

Farmers' Market
Ongoing, recurring weekly on Thursday
Every Thursday evening, enjoy one of the largest, oldest and best Farmers' Markets in the state. Barbeque, fresh fruit and vegetables, live music and entertainment, cuddly "Downtown Brown" for the kids and much more. Most stores stay open late. Taste the best of the Central Coast! Not held on Thanksgiving Day.

Times: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Address: Downtown San Luis Obispo, Higuera St.
Event City: San Luis Obispo
Phone: 805.541.0286
Parking: Free on side streets
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Paso Robles

Concerts in the Park
Jun. 15th - Aug. 31st, 2012
Recurring weekly on Friday

Every Friday evening in summer, bring your folding chair & enjoy live music and refreshments in a beautiful park. Perfomed by local leading bands. Dance floor too! Food and refreshments available for purchase.

Times: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Downtown City Park
Event City: Paso Robles
Phone: 805.238.4103
Sponsor: Paso Robles Main Street Association
Parking: Free on Street
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San Luis Obispo

Concerts in the Plaza
Jun. 1st - Aug. 31st, 2012
Recurring weekly on Friday

Concerts in the Plaza is THE premiere summer concert series on the Central Coast! Thousands of people flock to Downtown San Luis Obispo every Friday between June 10th - September 2nd for a free, two-hour concert from 5:30-7:30 p.m., in beautiful Mission Plaza.

The summer concert series features the best local musicians from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Local restaurants and eateries provide snacks and food for hungry concert goers while Firestone Brewery and J. Lohr Winery supply beer and wine for purchase. Non-alcoholic beverages are provided as well.

Over 70 bands apply each year to fill the 13 week line-up and past participants include Central Coast favorites: Resination, Damon Castillo Band, Big Daddy's Blues Band, Zongo All-Stars, Cuesta Ridge and many more.

Times: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Address: Chorro St., Downtown SLO
Event City: San Luis Obispo
Phone: 805.543.0286
Parking: Street & Nearby Garages
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Avila Beach

Fish & Farmers Market
Through Sep. 30th, 2011
Come experience one of the best and most unique Farmers Market you will find in California. It takes place in beautiful Avila Beach right on the downtown promenade. What other market do you know of with the majestic Pacific as the backdrop? You will find plenty of fresh fish, fresh local produce, great food from local restaurants, contests and Prizes, $1 VIP Parking, live music and dancing, and fun for everyone in your family.

Times: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Address: Avila Beach Promenade
Event City: Avila Beach
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Los Osos

"BAREFOOT" Concerts on the Green of Sea Pines Golf Resort
May. 19th - Jul. 28th, 2012
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Kick your shoes off and dance on the green to the sounds of some great local artists, every Saturday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm. The best part? It's FREE!! Featuring bands such as: Zongo, The Scarlet Furies, Damon Castillo, Cuesta Ridge, The Movers, Truth About Seafood, Dave Miller Band, Red Skunk Jipzees, Shival Experience, The Kicks and Cadillac Angels. We have a full service restaurant and bar on-site for your convenience. (We're sorry, but no outside food or beverage allowed) Questions, please call 805-528-5252 x.42

Times: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Sea Pines Golf Resort
Address: 1945 Solano St.
Event City: Los Osos
Phone: 805.528.5252 x426
Parking: Free on Site
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Paso Robles

Saturday Live at Vina Robles
Ongoing, recurring every 2 weeks on Saturday
Every other Saturday: We invite you to come out and slow down from the week, sit back relax and enjoy live music by local artists; all while savoring award-winning Vina Robles wines. Complimentary, no RSVP required. Wine by the glass and wine tasting available. For more information about the artists, upcoming concerts and events, visit www.vinarobles.com. Saturday Live feat. Nataly Lola Sat May 5th, 2012

Times: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Vina Robles Hospitality Center
Address: 3700 Mill Rd., off Hwy 46E
Event City: Paso Robles
Phone: 805.227.4812
Parking: Free on Site
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Summer Concerts In The Park
Jul. 7th - Aug. 11th, 2012
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Come out to enjoy the sounds of summer! Concerts are free for the community and you are encouraged to bring a blanket, low-back chair, and your family. A local catering company will be on-site at every concert with delicious food and beverage available for purchase.

Times: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand
Address: 9315 Pismo Ave.
Event City: Atascadero
Phone: 805.461.5000
Parking: Free on Site


Grover Beach

Farmer's Market & Summer Concert
Jun. 3rd - Sep. 30th, 2012
Recurring weekly on Sunday

Check out the newest Farmers Market in SLO County! Every Sunday afternoon in summer, find fresh county fruits and vegetables, other food vendors and some craft vendors in a beautiful park. There will also be a free concert every Sunday at the same time. Beer, wine & food available, or you can bring your own. Bring chair or blanket to sit on for the concert.

Times: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Ramona Garden Park Center - Grover Beach
Address: 993 Ramona
Event City: Grover Beach
Phone: 805.473.4580
Parking: Free on Street
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Arroyo Grande

Village Summer Concerts
Jun. 10th - Sep. 9th, 2012
Recurring every 2 weeks on Sunday

Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a variety of musical themes on alternating Sundays during the Summer. Food & ice cream available for purchase. Heritage Square Museums, village shops, restaurants and antique stores will be open - before, during and after the concert.

Times: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downtown Bandstand / Heritage Square Park
Event City: Arroyo Grande
Phone: 805.473.2250
Low Admission: Free
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Robin's Restaurant Summer Nights in the Garden
Through Aug. 25th, 2012
Recurring weekly on Sunday

Come to Robin's Restaurant, in Cambria, and enjoy a delightful evening of food and wine at Summer Nights in the Garden. Featuring live musicians, locally sourced tapas, and wine flights. Every Sunday from June - August, 5 - 9 p.m.

Times: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Robin's Restaurant
Address: 4095 Burton Dr.
Event City: Cambria
Phone: 805.927.5007
Parking: Free on Site
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