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Carlsbad Music Festival


16th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival • August 2-4, 2019

Adventurous music by the beach

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Carlsbad Music Festival


16th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival • August 2-4, 2019

Adventurous music by the beach



 
 

16th Annual
Carlsbad Music Festival
Friday-Sunday, August 2-4, 2019

Adventurous Music by the Beach

“one of the area’s most innovative music showcases” 
-KPBS

"phenomenal" "you'll think that Carlsbad is the coolest place on earth" 
-San Diego Union-Tribune

Free concerts + VIP & Reserved Seating

Adventurous music invades the seaside Village of Carlsbad for the nationally renowned 16th annual Carlsbad Music Festival on August 2-4, 2019. The Festival programming is an eclectic mix of creative music ranging from contemporary classical, to indie rock, to world music, to electronic; plus a beer garden, food trucks, artisan market, and pop-up art gallery steps from the beach. All concerts are free to the public, some venues have limited capacity, so guests may buy packages to reserve seating and gain VIP perks.

ARTISTS

Andrew NormanVery Be CarefulMary Lattimore Sarah Cahill • Sam Gendel • Trouble in the Wind • Diana Gameros • Joshua WhiteMatt McBane + BuildAnne Leilehua Lanzilotti • Parker Meridien • Crew D'Etat • Montalban Quintet • The Red Fox Tails • Get Down Boys

FREE Concerts (with $5-10 suggested donation at the gates, we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization). New this year, ALL concerts are open to the public without a ticket or VIP pass, seating is first come, first served.

VIP Packages Available for sale. Perks include:

  • Exclusive access to our VIP Lounge

  • Reserved seating at indoor venues

  • Balcony viewing for lawn stage, with a gorgeous beach/sunset view on the ocean-side balcony

  • Free food and drinks, including craft beer and wines

  • Meet-and-greets with the musicians as well as invitations to special reception

  • Indoor bathrooms (instead of porta-potties!)

  • On-site parking options

Thank you 2018-19 sponsors & partners!

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About the Festival


About the Festival


 

“a starry array of new music specialists” -Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise

“magnificently enlightening” -Los Angeles Times

“The Carlsbad Music Festival has quickly made a name for itself as one of the best single gatherings of diverse, avant-garde musicians in Southern California.” -San Diego City Beat

About the Festival...

The 16th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of adventurous music by the beach on Friday-Sunday, August 2-4, 2019, in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad. The Festival, called “one of the area’s most innovative music showcases” by KPBS, features dozens of performances of creative music of all kinds curated by CMF Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The weekend includes free indoor and outdoor concerts at various venues, beer garden, food trucks, artisan market, and pop-up art gallery. VIP packages are sold for special musician meet-and-greet opportunities, hosted snacks and drinks in the VIP Lounge, reserved seating at indoor stages, and the best views of the outdoor stage and beach.

The Festival programming is an eclectic mix of creative and adventurous music ranging from contemporary classical, indie rock, world, electronic, and jazz music, to musicians who work across genres and fall between the cracks. Carlsbad Music Festival is a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit organization presenting beloved community events that draw thousands from near and far for its unique programming and beautiful setting.

 
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