Concerts in the Plaza Featuring Bear Market Riot

Presented by: Sunset Honda

BearMarketHosted by: SLO Downtown Association

When: Friday, August 5th

Time: 5 – 8 PM

Location: Mission Plaza

The power folk duo, Bear Market Riot, will hit our Concerts in the Plaza stage on Friday, August 5th! THE premier summer concert series is presented by Sunset Honda and hosted by SLO Downtown Association and runs every Friday from June 10th through September 9th from 5 – 8 PM.

About the Band: Bear Market Riot
Bear Market Riot is a power-folk duo from California’s central coast. With a blend of everything from Americana to hip-hop, Kirk Nordby and Nick Motil are the two bearded men with the infectious sound that will surely keep the dance floor satisfied.

creeky_tiki_logoBand Sponsor: Creeky Tiki Bar & Island Grill

Creeky Tiki Bar & Island Grill is locally owned and operated in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo. The beautiful creek side location features a tiki bar and private balcony space, and is a place where the community can come together for a dedicated staff and a great time.

SunRun_LogoFeatured Sponsor – Major Sponsor: Sunrun
With over 17 years of experience in designing and maintaining high quality solar systems, Sunrun is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States. Sunrun makes clean solar energy affordable and accessible to everyone in the U.S. with a process invented in 2007 called “solar as a service” which allows consumers to get a fast and personalized solar system which is designed specifically for their home.

About Concerts in the Plaza

Local vendors, Pizza Solo and Ubatuba Açai will sell snacks and food for hungry concertgoers while Firestone Walker Brewing Company and Chamisal Vineyards supply beer and wine for purchase.  Bar and food vendors open at 5 PM. We will also be serving our wines in eco-friendly wine glasses, so please remember to place your glasses in the designated recycle bins.

IMG_2599For our beer drinkers, you can purchase commemorative stainless steel Concerts in the Plaza pints for $15 which includes your first beer and reuse them all season. We are also encouraging concertgoers to reduce plastic waste by bringing your reusable water bottle.  There will be a spot to refill your water bottles at no cost!

Free bike valet service is also provided by Bike SLO County thanks to our sponsor San Luis Ranch/Coastal Community Builders.  Come take a free photo as local photographer Blake Andrews will be bringing out his SLOtography photo booth this week!

Remember…Concerts in the Plaza is a family friendly event. No outside alcoholic beverages or pets are allowed and this is a non-smoking event. Please refrain from placing chairs and/or other material on the grass areas before 11:30 AM.


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

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