Tips for Central Coast Summer Concerts

Summer is in the air! Days are longer and nights are warmer, making it the perfect time of year to enjoy free outdoor concerts across San Luis Obispo County. From Paso Robles to Pismo Beach, many towns along the Central Coast host summer concert series in local parks and plazas, including: • The Pacific Breeze Concert Series at Dinosaur Caves Park in Pismo Beach, June 11th & July 9th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. • Concerts in the Park at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park, every Thursday until August 17th beginning at 6 p.m. • Barefoot Concerts on the…

Have you heard about Pismocean?

If you haven’t heard about Pismocean, the newest Central Coast festival, now’s your chance! The tagline “Beats, Bands, and Beach” perfectly sums up this three day festival located right on the sand dunes in Oceano. This is Pismocean’s debut to the Central Coast and many residents and visitors are so excited to celebrate its first year. Not only is this the beginning of the Pismocean festival, but it is also the first time anyone has ever thrown a musical festival at the Pismo Beach Oceano Dunes! Pismocean is hoping to grow as time continues, planning on this first year being…

5 Things to do in SLO Before Summer Ends

Hike Lizzie Street or Reservoir Canyon The best view in town is even better on a beautiful summer day. Don’t miss the chance to hike in shorts and a tank top and soak up the sun and panoramic views before the air is crisper and the temperature is cooler. You can reach the peak by starting at Lizzie Street, past downtown San Luis Obispo. You’ll brave a very steep, but short hike to the peak, and maybe use a photo op at the landmark water tower on top. You can also take the long way by going through the other side, a hike…

The Central Coast is Alive With the Sound of Music

With no shortage of unique music events and festivals, the Central Coast is a great place to visit for lovers of all genres of music. In addition to frequent community concerts, including SLO Downtown’s monthly summer concert series, various other events on the Central Coast cater to specific musical tastes. This weekend, the SLO Jazz Festival kicks off, signalling the beginning of the spring/summer season, which will include many unique concerts. Learn more about the vibrant culture of music along the Central Coast, from Pismo Beach to Paso Robles! SLO Jazz Festival Coming up this weekend, the 3rd SLO Jazz…