101 Spotlight: Free Concerts
For our next 101 spotlight, we’re going to be telling you about all the great opportunities for FREE live music, in beautiful parts of the Central Coast. From local community parks and the historic Mission Plaza to sprawling vineyards, there are many places to view live music all over the county that reflect the diversity and beauty of San Luis Obispo.
San Luis Obispo Concerts in the Plaza
Date: June 10th – September 9th
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Downtown San Luis Obispo, Mission Plaza
Concerts in the Plaza is a much-loved event in San Luis Obispo. Listen to live music in the Mission Plaza. Local vendors sell food and beverages at this community event every Friday.
Paso Robles Concerts in the Park
Date: June 16th – August 18th
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Paso Robles Downtown City Park
Music, wine, and good times. Make sure to bring lawn chairs or blankets to get comfortable and have a great time at the Downtown City Park in Paso Robles.
Friday Night Music Series Derby Wine Estates
Date: May 27th – September 2nd
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Derby Wine Estates; 525 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles
This summer concert series at Derby Wine Estates promises to be a fun and exciting way to spend a Friday night. You can also take advantage of happy hour wine and food deals.
All American August at Riverstar Vineyards
Date: August 6th
Time: 1 pm – 4 pm
Location: Riverstar Vineyards; 7450 Estrella Rd, San Miguel
Enjoy complimentary Pulled Pork Sliders & Coleslaw while you listen to the music at this special event! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and hang out on the Riverstar meadow while listening to artist Dulcie Taylor.
Live Music and a Pop-up Shop at Baileyana-Tangent-True Myth
Date: August 5th
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Baileyana-Tangent-True Myth Tasting Room; 5828 Orcutt Rd, San Luis Obispo
The winery collective is extending its hours in order to listen to music longer, so enjoy the sunset and live music at their tasting room. There will also be a special pop-up shop to look through.
Sextant Summer Tunes on the Patio
Date: Every Sunday until August 28th
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Sextant Winery; 1653 Old Price Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo
Bring your friends and swing by for a glass of wine, cheese platter, and little acoustic guitar for a great way to end your weekend at Sextant!
Tunes at Talley
Date: August 7th & August 21st
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Talley Vineyards; 3031 Lopez Dr, Arroyo Grande
Come enjoy the tunes by Monte Mills and the Horseshoe Band on the 7th and Soul Sauce on the 21st at Talley Vineyards! Wine will be available by the glass, and food for purchase by The Grilled Cheese Incident.