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“AT&T Playoff Playlist Live” Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Discovery Meadow | 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA


“AT&T Playoff Playlist Live” Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6

The College Football Playoff Championship is coming to San Jose and the whole Bay Area can celebrate. Part of the celebration includes the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live, their signature concert series taking place January 4-6, 2019.

The AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concert series will bring three days of music to Discovery Meadow Park in downtown San Jose, serving as the soundtrack for championship week.

AT&T Playoff Playlist Live
January 4-6, 2019
Discovery Meadow Park, 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA
Gates open at 6 pm each day
FREE – From what we can tell, tickets are not required – admission will be first-come, first served. If we hear differently from the organizers we’ll update this post.

Gates will open at 6 pm each day during AT&T Playoff Playlist Live. If you can’t make it in person, they’ll be hosting a free live stream of the performances.

  • Friday, January 4 – Alessia Cara and Brynn Elliott
  • Saturday, January 5 – LogicLeon Bridges and Jay Rock
  • Sunday, January 6 – OneRepublic and Ellie Goulding

Friday, January 4


  • Grammy Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter and Def Jam Recordings artist Alessia Cara has garnered over 8.5 billion streams worldwide.
  • Brynn Elliott’s debut EP, Time of Our Lives, is out now and is led by the breakout radio hit “Might Not Like Me,” which she recently performed on both the TODAY show and Live with Kelly and Ryan.

Saturday, January 5


  • Multi-platinum, Grammy Nominated artist Logic – with billions of streams to date – burst onto the scene through a series of mixtapes that led to a rabid underground fan base.
  • R&B artist Leon Bridges has a top 5 album, performed on SNL, at the White House to perform for President Obama, and earn nominations for two Grammy Awards.
  • Hailing from Watts in LA, Jay Rock, the original member of Top Dawg Entertainment, released his second studio album, Redemption, in June 2018 featuring the single “WIN,” featuring Kendrick Lamar.

Sunday, January 6


  • OneRepublic shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide for their smash single Apologize and rose to #1 in the charts with the 31 million plus selling single “Counting Stars.”
  • Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding has been twice nominated for a Grammy, received a Golden Globe nomination and sales of 15 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide.

In addition to AT&T Playoff Playlist Live, fans can participate and experience the following in and around Championship Campus, located in downtown San Jose:

Playoff Fan Central – TICKETED EVENT
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
– Friday, January 4 – Sunday, January 6, 2019
Playoff Fan Central is an interactive experience that gives thousands of fans the opportunity to be a part of the CFP National Championship. The three-day, family-friendly event includes games, clinics, pep rallies, band performances, special guest appearances, autograph signings and exhibits celebrating college football and its history. Playoff Fan Central creates memories that last a lifetime. Ticketed event – 2019 details not yet released (2018 prices in Atlanta were $8 adv / $10 door with kids under 12 free with a paying adult)

The Quad – FREE
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
– Friday, January 4 – Sunday, January 6, 2019
The Quad is the ultimate meeting place for fans, family and friends. Located in the heart of Championship Campus, this three-day activation will feature daily ESPN Broadcasts live DJs, a CFP merchandise store, concessions, interactive activities and much, much more. The Quad is a free event and is open to the public.

Media Day – FREE
SAP Center
– Saturday, January 5, 2019 – Starting at 9am
Featuring coaches and student-athletes from the two competing teams, attendees will experience more than 1,000 media members previewing the national championship game. Fans will receive individual handheld radios with the ability to tune in to select stations to hear commentary from the interviews. Media Day also features live ESPN broadcasts. Media Day is a free event to the public.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Live Music
Address: 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA

Friday, January 4, 2019

All Day   First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All Day   Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
3:00 pm   “Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm   Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Block Party  FREE
6:00 pm   “Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF  FREE
6:00 pm   First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm   Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk  FREE
6:00 pm   $5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills  $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF  FREE
6:00 pm   “AT&T Playoff Playlist Live” Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6  FREE
7:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose  FREE
7:00 pm   Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills  FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:00 pm   First Friday “Winter Market” | SF  FREE
7:30 pm   San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays  FREE
8:00 pm   Free First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown  FREE
8:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose  FREE
8:00 pm   Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday  FREE
9:00 pm   “Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale  FREE
9:30 pm   First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF  FREE
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