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Santa Cruz Music Festival | 2017

The Santa Cruz Music Festival is a multi-venue music festival in Santa Cruz with 250+ artists on 17 stages at 14 venues in the downtown area. Tickets to the main festival cost $80 in advance, but fortunately, seven of the stages are completely free and open to the public.

>> Full 2017 concert schedule

Free Concert Venues
Most free venues start at 2pm and run until 8p or 11p. View the schedule for full lineup and details.

  • Reef Bar / Pono
  • Rosie McCanns
  • Streetlight Records – 13 bands over two days
  • Woodstock’s Pizza
  • The Poet and Patriot
  • 99 Bottles
  • The Food Lounge – 1001 Center ST. – 2pm to 10pm – “Santa Cruz Speaks” lecture series, comedy, poetry & spoken word.
  • Plus late night Sunday shows at Blue Lagoon

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