Concerts in the Plaza Bands Announced

The San Luis Obispo Downtown Association and Sunset Honda proudly announce the 2017 Concerts in the Plaza band lineup. 2017 marks the 22nd Anniversary of the most popular free concert series on the Central Coast. From more than 90 applicants, 14 musical groups were selected to play for the upcoming annual concert season that will kick off on Friday, June 9th. Concerts will be held every Friday through September 8th. All concerts are free to the public and run weekly from 5:00–8:00 PM.

2017 Band Lineup:
June 9 TROPO // Live Organic Electronic Music
June 16 Fialta // Wry, Synth-Laced, Sun-Drenched Pop
June 23 The Tipsy Gypsies // Vintage Jazz, Blues, Pop
June 30 Diego’s Umbrella // Gypsy Rock
July 7 Bear Market Riot// Rompin’ Power-Folk Americana
July 14 The Kicks // Roots, Soul, Reggae
July 21 Moonshiner Collective // Soulful Folk Rock/Americana
July 28 Resination // Roots, Rock, Reggae, Positive
August 4 Royal Jelly Jive // Soul, Rock, Swing, Jazz
August 11 Damon Castillo Band // Rock/Soul
August 18 Young Dubliners // Celtic Rock
August 25 Zongo All-Stars // Hot, Fun, Afro-Caribbean Dance
September 1 Truth About Seafood // Good Time Rock
September 8 The Mother Corn Shuckers // Americana, Beergrass

Concerts in the Plaza, presented by Sunset Honda and hosted by the San Luis Obispo Downtown Association, features musical genres across the spectrum from reggae to rock, blues to jamgrass, soul, California roots rock and more. Thousands of concert goers attend each summer to enjoy live music in Mission Plaza with friends and family, wind-down after work or just have a great time during the 14-week summer Concert season.

For more information please visit or contact Jennifer DiSanto at or call 541-0286 x11.

San Luis Obispo Downtown Association

1108 Garden Street, Suite 210
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-0286
Fax: (805) 781-2647

(805) 458-5153

Old SLO Trolley

Trolley service is provided from both of the parking structures and at convenient locations within the Downtown core approximately every 15 minutes. The fare is 50 cents. Hours of operation are:

  • Thursdays - 5 PM to 9 PM - Year Round
  • Fridays - 5 PM to 9 PM - June-Labor Day
  • Saturday - 5 PM to 9 PM - April - October

Click here for the Trolley and City bus schedule.