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Concerts in the Plaza featuring Sam Sharp Band

SamSharpBand copyPresented by: Sunset Honda

Hosted by: SLO Downtown Association

When: Friday, September 9th

Time: 5 – 8 PM

Location: Mission Plaza

Sam Sharp Band wraps up our Concerts in the Plaza season this Friday, September 9th!  THE 2016 summer concert series has been 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: Sam Sharp Band

Rooted in rock and roll, Sam Sharp Band mixes elements of blues, hip hop, alternative and soul into a unique style that has cultivated fans on the Central Coast over the past decade. Previously, Sam Sharp fronted the band Joose, who toured regionally and developed a strong fan base locally in SLO.

ernie-ball-blackBand Sponsor: Ernie Ball Music Man

Ernie Ball Music Man is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of guitars and guitar accessories. Established over 50 years ago, Ernie Ball was one of the first to sell rock strings made of Slinkys. Today the company exports their products to over 120 countries, but is contains retail stores in California, one being in San Luis Obsipo.

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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 San Luis Ranch/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:

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  • Saturday - 5 PM to 9 PM - April - October

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