2019 Festival highlights

16th annual carlsbad music festival a success!

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16th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival

August 2-4, 2019


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press coverage

“They say not to mess with success, and Matt McBane, the artistic director of the Carlsbad Music Festival, has found a formula that brings patrons back year after year.”

San Diego Union-Tribune: REVIEW: Carlsbad Music Festival brings Diverse mix of unusual music

NBC 7 Sound Diego: Carlsbad Music Festival Serves up Tasty Lineup

NBC 7 Sound Diego: Carlsbad Music Festival Returns for 16th Year

Carlsbad Music Festival “has earned a sterling reputation among performers and audiences alike.”

San Diego Union-Tribune: Beachside Carlsbad Music Festival now in its 16th year presents a little bit of everything

KPBS: Celebration of adventurous music by the beach


2019 Artists

Andrew Norman* • Very Be Careful • Mary Lattimore • Pianist Sarah Cahill • Sam Gendel • Shannon Lay^ • Trouble in the Wind** • Diana Gameros^ • Peter & Tripp Sprague • Joshua White • Matt McBane + Build • Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti • Eric Byers, David Kaplan, Jonathan Moerschel, and Serena McKinney* • Dani Bell & the Tarantist • The Parker Meridien • Shake Before Us • Inspired & the sleep • Chunky Hustle Brass Band (Crew D'Etat)` • Isaura String Quartet*** • The Red Fox Tails • Cardinal Moon • Montalban Quintet • Salt Petal • The Get Down Boys • Quinteto Caballero • Niloufar Shiri • La Maestra Maniacos • MandoBasso • Francis Blume • Lester Abrams • Hyde • Evan Kim

*Andrew Norman’s portrait concerts are sponsored by Jim Rosenfield.

^Shannon Lay & Diana Gameros are sponsored by the Sutherland Foundation.

**Trouble in the Wind is sponsored by Greg & Karri Hicks.

`Chunky Hustle Brass Band is sponsored by Addison Sheet Metal.

***Isaura String Quartet is sponsored by Oscar Gerardo.


2019 Festival Poster

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