Established in 1996, this event is the largest free concert series in San Luis Obispo County. Concerts in the Plaza takes place every Friday evening from 5 – 8 PM. The 25th Anniversary season runs from June 12 – September 11, 2020. Selected bands will play one Friday of the series.
All applications will be reviewed on February 19, 2019 by a Band Selection Committee.
BAND APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020 AT 4 PM
Click the button below to complete the online application. Bands must complete online application to be considered.
Downtown SLO request proposals from an artist or graphic artist with fine art skills to create the artwork for the 25th Annual Concerts in the Plaza poster.
Concerts in the Plaza is a beloved San Luis Obispo summer tradition featuring free performances in Downtown’s Mission Plaza, every Friday, June 12 – September 11, 2020. Thousands of people representing all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life attend the weekly event to enjoy two hours of high-quality music ranging from rock and reggae to swing and blues. The event is a cultural arts experience for the community provided by Downtown SLO.
The poster is a highly visible element of the event, with several hundred placed in establishments around the county. The image is also used in advertising and signage. There are two elements to the poster: art and graphics. The purpose of this RFP is to hire someone to provide the artistic (fine art) component. Staff designs the graphics; layout, typesetting and logo placement.
ART SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020 AT 4PM
Find the full RFP and how to apply by clicking below.