Concerts in the Park

Downtown is a place where community, culture, and creativity collide. The Concerts in the Park series is a gathering place in the heart of the city and marks the official start to summer in Sacramento. The city’s longest-running, outdoor music festival has been around for over 20 years. Concerts in the Park attract more than 5,500 fans every Friday night during the three-month concert series. Each year the music festival showcases the talents of local bands, artists and DJs.

 2015 Line Up:

May 1: Island of Black & White, Drop Dead Red, Riotmaker, and DJ Epik

May 8: Joy & Madness, Sol Peligro, Zyah Belle & The Funkshun, and Paul Gordon & the Ambient Lounge Experience

May 15: Cripple Creek Band, Golden Cadillacs, Be Brave Bold Robot, Ashley Barron, and DJ Rawhide

May 22: Frank Hannon Band, Alex Vincent Band, Pressure Lounge, Dj Peeti-V

May 29: Blackalicious, DLRN + Stevie Nader, Element Brass Band, and Druskee

June 5: Element of Soul, Burro, Once An Empire, 50-Watt Heavy, and TL Miller/ imf.DRED

June 12: Jonah Matranga, The Storytellers, Kevin Seconds, One-Leg Chuck, and DJ Elements

June 19: Mr. T Experience, The Four Eyes, The Enlows, Rebel Punk, and DJ Whores

June 26: Slaves, A Lot Like Birds (unable to perform due to an unforeseen medical emergency), Will HavenTell the Wolves, We Went to the Moon, and Z Rokk

July 10: The Soft White Sixties, The Nickel Slots, Justin Farren, Vintage Vandals, and El Conductor

July 17: From Indian Lakes, Sunmonks, Xochitl, and Dusty Brown

July 24: Arden Park Roots, Century Got Bars, J-RAS, Charleee, Ideateam, Braden Scott Band, and Shaun Slaughter

We will begin accepting band applications for #CIP2016 in October.  Stay tuned.


To revel in the #CIP2015 magic, check out this video by Image Punch.




Date: May 6, 2016 to July 29, 2016, except July 1

Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: 910 I Street, Sacramento, CA

Cost: Free entry for all ages

Getting there: Concerts in the Park is best enjoyed with a brew and your go-to crew! Keep the fun going without the worry about driving. Call Yellow Cab, our official transportation sponsor, at 916.444.2222. They’ll get you around safely all night long.

Parking: The closest garages are the City Hall Garage, Park Tower Garage, the Capitol Garage, or give street parking a try.

Lost & Found: If you lost something at Concerts in the Park, please stop by the cashier booth and see if it was turned in.

After Party Locations

Don't let the party end, the night has just begun. Check out our participating after party locations.



Read more about Concerts in the Park rules. No ice chest will be permitted into the park.



With over 20,000 off-street parking spaces in garages and over 1,500 on-street metered spaces located in the 66 block downtown district, we’ve got you covered.


Farmers’ Market

Weekday Downtown Farmers' Markets are open from 10 am to 2 pm to offer shoppers the finest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs, cheeses, and ready to go lunches.



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