Concerts in the Plaza featuring Diego’s Umbrella

Diego's UmbrellaPresented by: Sunset Honda

Hosted by: SLO Downtown Association

When: Friday, July 1st

Time: 5 – 8 PM

Location: Mission Plaza

Kick off your 4th of July Weekend at Concerts in the Plaza with the high energy, always entertaining, ambassadors of gypsy rock– Diego’s Umbrella this Friday, July 1st!  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: Diego’s Umbrella
Diego’s Umbrella, an American gypsy rock band, captures California’s cultural multiplicity with enthusiasm, humor and decadence. The band’s lively, unforgettable, heavy-hitting stage show has visually and aurally captivated diverse audiences from all walks of life. Diego’s Umbrella includes Benjamin Leon, Jason Kleinberg, Vaughn Lindstrom, Tyson Maulhardt, Red Cup and Jake Wood.

fatte's_newBand Sponsor: Fatte’s Pizza 
Known around SLO as the “buy one get one” pizza place, Fatte’s is located just outside of the Downtown area on Broad and South streets. Both take out and delivery options are available from this long time restaurant that understands the importance of keeping tradition alive in SLO.


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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 Coastal Community Builders.

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

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.