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“Summer Sounds” Free Lunchtime Concert | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th.

The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and they typically take place from noon to 1 pm — perfect for the 9-to-5 crowd in downtown Oakland.

2019 Free Lunchtime Concert Lineup: 

  • June 5th – The Afro Cuban Jazz Cartel
  • June 26th: Sabor De Mi Cuba (cuban/rumba/salsa)
  • July 10th: The Revtones (Rockabilly)
  • July 17th: The Party Starters (Variety Band)
  • July 24th: The 415s (Variety Band)
  • July 31st: Pure Ecstasy (Motown)
  • August 7th: Tom Rigney & Flambeau (Cajun Zydeco)
  • August 14th: Patron Latin Rhythms (Latin Jazz/Rock)
  • August 21st: Honor Brass Band (Nola Brass)
  • August 28th: Soul Mechanix (Funk)

Please note that the 2019 concert lineup has been updated by the promoter of this event.

Wednesday, July 17

Free Lunchtime Concert: “The Party Starters” | Oakland
Wednesday, July 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "The Party Starters" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, July 24

Free Lunchtime Concert: “The 415s” | Oakland
Wednesday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "The 415s" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, July 31

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Pure Ecstasy” | Oakland
Wednesday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Pure Ecstasy" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, August 7

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Tom Rigney & Flambeau” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Tom Rigney & Flambeau" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, August 14

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Patron Latin Rhythms” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Patron Latin Rhythms" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, August 21

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Honor Brass Band” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Honor Brass Band" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Wednesday, August 28

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Soul Mechanix” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Soul Mechanix" | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...


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