California Concerts

Modesto Porchfest

 Sunday, May 21, 2023​, 12-5 p.m.

Porches in LaLoma, College, and Downtown neighborhoods
Modesto, CA

Porchfest is a musical jam taking place with bands appearing at people's front yards and porches throughout Modesto. The annual event which has also been held in California cities such as Napa encourages spectators to stroll or drive around and hear the sounds of great music.

  • Leaving tips for bands you like is definitely encouraged
  • Bicycles are a great way to get around
  • Bathrooms are not provided
  • Porchfest began in 2017


Modesto Music in the Plaza

May-October, Fridays 

10th Street Plaza
Modesto, CA

2023 Concerts

7-9 p.m.

May 4, 2023, 5-9 p.m. Horizon Point (Thursday, not Friday)
Star Wars Day is free event featuring  vendors, artists, and an extraordinary guest Alan Fernandes who was a Tusken Raider in A New Hope. See lightsaber battles as the sun goes down. Everyone is encouraged to cosplay as their favorite Star Wars characters.

May 12, 2023 David Perez Band

May 19, 2023 Midnight Rondevouz Band

May 26, 2023 Valley Heat

June 7, 2023 Third Party
50s-80s hits
Legends of the Cruise Celebration & Car Show

June 9, 2023 Gary Gervase & the Kickstart Blues Band
Rockin' blues, rock & roll
Graffiti Cruise tradition

June 16, 2023 The Good Ones
90s and beyond

June 23, 2023 Triple D
Powerhouse band

June 30, 2023 BluesBox Bayou Band

July 14, 2023 Wet Banditios

July 21, 2023 the Vibes

July 28, 2023 Dave Dow and Friends

August 11, 2023 Third Party

August 18, 2023 High St Blues band

August 25, 2023 Hit Replay

September 8, 2023 Remedy

September 15, 2023 Alternative Hangover

September 22, 2023 Orquestra Dharma

September 29, 2023 Autumn's Garden

An incredible lineup of bands and free entertainment to rock you through the summer, Modesto's Music in the Plaza is held at 10th Street Plaza on Friday nights late April through early October.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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