California Summer Concerts


Santa Cruz Summer Beach Concerts

2 shows- 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. Cost: Free

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach, 2 shows: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Beach Bandstand‎
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
$12 parking approx., $25 RV

2019 Concert Season

2019 Concert Schedule

June 14, 2019 The English Beat
Save It For Later

June 21, 2019 Smash Mouth
All Star

June 28, 2019 Everclear
Santa Monica

July 5, 2019 Pride & Joy
Soul/Motown Party

July 12, 2019 Fog Hat
Slow Ride

July 19, 2019  Taylor Dayne
Tell It To My Heart

July 26, 2019 Bad Company former lead singer Brian Howe
Can't Get Enough

August 2, 2019 Y & T
Summertime Girls

August 9, 2019 Living Colour
Cult of Personality

August 16, 2019 10,000 Maniacs canceled but is being replaced with Michael Furlong's Tribute to Tom Petty

August 23, 2019 Journey former lead singer Steve Augeri
Don't Stop Believin'

August 30, 2019 Papa Doo Run Run
(Santa Cruz) Beach Party

2018 Concert acts: Berlin starring Terri Nunn | The Motels |Los Lobos | Rose Royce | Smash Mouth | Lonely Boys | The Fixx | Y & T | Blue Oyster Cult | The English Beat | Starship featuring Mickey Thomas | Papa Doo Run Run Santa Cruz Beach Party

Access to the prime seating area begins at 4 p.m.; no blankets or chairs are permitted in the roped off areas before 4 p.m. The line formed on the beach will be given first priority at prime area seating. Please limit blanket size to 3x5 feet per person, about the size of a beach towel. Only low-back chairs are allowed; High-back chairs will be required to move to the back of the beach area.

Please allow others space and a good view. Smoking is not permitted on the beach or Boardwalk. Alcohol and glass are prohibited on the beach. Recording of concerts is not allowed. Please keep walkways & stairs clear; dancing permitted in front of the stage only.

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach are sponsored by Santa Cruz Sentinel, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, among others.

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

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