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Free Swing/Big Band Concert in the Park | San Mateo

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Central Park (San Mateo) | 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA


2019 Central Park Music Series | San Mateo

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night during the summer.

Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm.

2019 Central Park Music Series
Every Thursday, June 20 to August 15, 2019 | 6-8 pm
Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 12-2 pm
Central Park, San Mateo
FREE

2019 Band Lineup:

  • June 20 Department of Rock (Pop Hits)
  • June 27 Native Elements (Reggae)
  • July 4 (Noon-2pm) David Martins House Party (Party Mix)
  • July 11 Pride and Joy (Motown/R&B)
  • July 18 Julio Bravo (Latin/Salsa)
  • July 25 SONA (Classic Rock)
  • August 1 Bud E. Luv Orchestra (Swing/Big Band)
  • August 8 Urban Outlaws (Country)
  • August 15 Pop Fiction (Dance Mix)

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Live Music, Outdoors, Peninsula
Address: 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA

Thursday, August 1, 2019

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