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Free Beach Concert: Los Lobos | Santa Cruz

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk | 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach 2017 | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night.

Friday Night Bands on the Beach 
Every Friday, June 16 – September 1, 2017
– Two shows nightly; 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk | Beach Bandstand

2017 Concert Lineup

  • June 16 Eddie Money “Two Tickets to Paradise”
  • June 23 Bad Company former lead singer Brian Howe “Can’t Get Enough”
  • June 30 Great White “Once Bitten, Twice Shy”
  • July 7 Quiet Riot “Bang Your Head (Metal Health)”
  • July 14 Blue Öyster Cult “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”
  • July 21 Eric Burdon And The Animals “The House Of The Rising Sun”
  • July 28 Los Lobos “La Bamba”
  • Aug 4 Y & T “Summertime Girls”
  • Aug 11 Pablo Cruise “Love Will Find A Way”
  • Aug 18 Gin Blossoms “Hey Jealousy”
  • Aug 25 Band To Be Announced 6/18
  • Sept 1 Papa Doo Run Run “(Santa Cruz) Beach Party”

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: *Top Pick*, Live Music, South Bay
Address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Friday, July 28, 2017

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