Concerts in the Plaza


  • Presented By: Downtown SLO
  • Dates: August 6, 2021 - September 24, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Mission Plaza
  • Address: 1135 Chorro Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Phone: (805) 234-9673
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda proudly present the 25th Anniversary Concerts in the Plaza Series! Concerts in the Plaza is a 8-week free summer concert series, August 6 – September 24 in Mission Plaza in beautiful Downtown San Luis Obispo.

August 6 | Damon Castillo Band | Rock N Soul
Sponsored by Pacific Western Bank

August 13 | Brass Mash | Hard Pop Brass Band
Sponsored by Park 1039

August 20 | Bear Market Riot | Power-Folk Americana
Sponsored by SLO Credit Union

August 27 | The Kicks | Roots Reggae
Sponsored by Frog & Peach

September 3 | The Tipsy Gypsies | Retro Pop, Jazz, & Blues
Sponsored by Splash Cafe

September 10 | Truth About Seafood | Party Rock
Sponsored by Guaranteed Rate

September 17 | Resination | Roots, Rock, Reggae
Sponsored by Moondoggies Beach Club

September 24 | Dante Marsh & The Vibesetters | Soul, Funk, World
Sponsored by Creeky Tiki

Drinks available for purchase from Firestone Walker Brewing Co. | Chamisal Vineyards | Jean Marie Cidery | and food available for purchase from Libertine Brewing Company and Woodstock's Pizza.

Concerts attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable cups to the event (no glass please!), as Downtown SLO honors the City of San Luis Obispo Government ordinance that prohibits single use cups, straws and plastic bottles on City property, including Mission Plaza.

Commemorative 25th Anniversary Concerts in the Plaza 16 oz pints and 10 oz wine cups will be available for purchase at the bar.
Family friendly | Please, no outside alcoholic beverages | No pets | No smoking | No glass containers | Bar opens at 5:00 PM | Music 5:30-7:30 PM | Please refrain from placing chairs and/or other material on the grassy knoll before 11:30 AM | #ConcertsinthePlaza

Committed sponsors for the 2021 series include Sunset Honda (title sponsor), Pacific Western Bank, the San Luis Obispo Collection, American Riviera Bank, Megan’s Organic Market, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Chamisal Vineyards, Jean Marie Cidery, Guaranteed Rate, Splash Cafe, SunRun, Finney's, Woodstock's Pizza, CoVelop, Jamba, Hotel SLO, loanDepot, County of San Luis Obispo District 3 Supervisor Dawn Ortiz-Legg, the Mountain Air, and SLO Credit Union. KSBY, American General Media, New Times, and Digital West are providing in-kind support. The City of San Luis Obispo is our community partner.

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