Spread the music! Spread the love!

Your gift, of any amount, helps to bring adventurous music to Carlsbad. Ticket sales account for only a tiny percentage of our funding, and we rely on music-lovers like you to bring our community performances of the highest caliber. Your contribution helps cover the costs of production for the live concerts as well as supports local and touring musicians who perform at all our events.

The Carlsbad Music Festival is YOUR festival; help us keep it thriving! Every dollar donated will support more concerts of adventurous music by the beach. Plus, donating has its perks! See the many added benefits of donating below.

The Carlsbad Music Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all donations are tax-deductible (FEIN 26-3969347).

Your donation goes toward:

  • $50 - Administrative costs and office supplies

  • $100 - Production costs for the concerts

  • $200 - Pays for a musician to perform

  • $350 - Helps cover a chamber music concert

  • $500 - Helps cover a free lawn concert



Carlsbad Music Festival
PO Box 2430
Carlsbad, CA 92018



As a supporter of CMF, you'll receive:

FRIEND (up to $49)

  • High-five from CMF Artistic Director Matt McBane, redeemable at any CMF event!

  • Program and website acknowledgement.

  • CMF sticker.

ENTHUSIAST ($50 - $99)

  • All of the above, plus

  • CMF tote bag.

  • CMF poster (available for pick-up at CMF events).

CONNOISSEUR ($100 - $249)

  • All of the above, plus

  • Official CMF T-shirt.

  • CMF pint glass (available for pick-up at CMF events).

PATRON ($250 - $499)

  • All of the above, plus

  • Invitation to Wine and Cheese reception with the Festival Artists.

  • On-stage acknowledgement at Free Stage performance of your choice.

BENEFACTOR ($500 - $999)

  • All of the above, plus

  • Reserved priority seating (with a purchased ticket) plus VIP lounge access at the summer festival.

CONCERT CIRCLE ($1,000 - $1,999)

  • All of the above, plus

  • Sponsor an individual Mainstage Musician performance at the Festival, including program and onstage acknowledgement.

PREMIER GIVING LEVELS ($2,000 or more)

  • Premier giving benefits are customizable based upon your interests.

  • Please contact Becky Goodman at becky@carlsbadmusicfestival.org to discuss underwriting and sponsorship opportunities.