While there’s plenty to do on the Central Coast during the off-season, summertime brings even more fun things to do in and around Cambria. From lazy days spent at the beach to relaxed evenings dining al fresco under the stars, summer on the Central Coast means finding any and every excuse to get outside and make the most of the season. There’s no better way to celebrate summertime than by enjoying outdoor summer concerts in Cambria. And, with nearby Paso Robles just 30 miles away, you can take advantage of some of the best music venues around. Don’t miss this fun line-up of outdoor summer concerts in Cambria and Paso Robles.
Taking place July 17-29, Festival Mozaic is an annual summer music festival held throughout San Luis Obispo County since 1971. Bringing and internationally-renowned roster of visiting artists, Festival Mozaic offers unique ways to experience music through a variety of orchestral concerts, chamber music, classical crossover events and informative, interactive musical experiences to inspire all types of music lovers. The 2018 summer season of Festival Mozaic will present 30 events in 19 venues throughout San Luis Obispo County, ranging from private homes to state-of-the-art concert halls in various locations.
Known as “America’s Favorite Fair,” the California Mid-State Fair returns to Paso Robles on July 18-29. Along with plenty of activities fit for the whole family, the Mid-State Fair is known for its spectacular line-up of musical performances, including some of the biggest names in show business. On Wednesday, July 18, Florida Georgia Line kicks things off with a performance in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. Then, on Thursday, July 19, international superstar Pitbull takes the stage, and on Friday, July 20, don’t miss the 3rd annual Evening of Rhythm & Brews featuring Dwight Yoakam and a wide variety of Central Coast craft beer. The fun continues with performances by mega pop star Demi Lovato, country music superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and rock legend ZZ Top, among others.
Located on a picturesque hillside in Paso Robles, Vina Robles Amphitheatre is where wine and live music come together for an outdoor music venue loved by all. Offering everything from VIP seating to general admission lawn seating, enjoy plenty of food and drink options while you listen to live music in the heart of wine country. On Wednesday, July 11, don’t miss a capella singing group Straight No Chaser, followed by the popular kids’ musical brand KIDZ BOP on Tuesday, July 17, and two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa on Saturday, July 28. The fun continues into August with singer-songwriter Jackson Browne on Wednesday, August 1, plus a whole lot more! A visit to Vina Robles Amphitheatre promises to be an unforgettable evening of music under the stars.