Concerts in the Plaza featuring The JD Project

JDProject_webPresented by: Sunset Honda

Hosted by: SLO Downtown Association

When: Friday, August 12th

Time: 5 – 8 PM

Location: Mission Plaza

Kick off your weekend with the California rock music of The JD Project on Friday, August 12th at our Concerts in the Plaza! 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: The JD Project
The JD Project provides music for any person, in any mood. Their music blends rock, blues, soul and country…great for any party or atmosphere and listeners to have a fun time. Members of The JD Project include: Doug Groshart, Dan Ernst, Dave LaCaro, and Jon Scholl.

PacificWesternBank_vertical_PMS288Band Sponsor: Pacific Western Bank
Pacific Western Bank is a Los Angeles-based commercial bank with 80 full service community-banking branches in California including their location in San Luis Obispo at 1001 Marsh Street. Pacific Western Bank provides commercial banking services to both small and medium-sized businesses including real estate, construction, and commercial loans.

Natalie-Tartaglia-business_card1Featured Sponsor – Major Sponsor: Tartaglia Realty
Tartaglia Realty has been your trusted real estate office in the heart of Downtown SLO for decades. As a broker, Natalie Tartaglia is dedicated to helping clients realize their goals of homeownership and real property investment through careful consideration of their specific needs and her expertise in making deals happen. If you are looking to buy or sell property, call Tartaglia Realty and you will see why working with a multi-generational real estate company makes all the difference between “sold” and “sold with care and consideration.”

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:

  • 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

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