2018 Central Park Music Series

Welcome to the City of San Mateo’s signature summer event: The Central Park Music Series! This event hosts FREE live music on Thursdays from June 21st through August 16th from 6-8pm in Central Park. Whether you are looking to socialize with friends, get some much needed family time, or dance the night away, this season is sure to be a great time.

2018 Band Line-up

Date Band Genre
Thursday, June 21 Native Elements Reggae
Thursday, June 28 Department of Rock Rock & Top 40
Thursday, July 5 California Cowboys Country
Thursday July 12 Pure Ecstasy Motown/R&B
Thursday, July 19 Tito Garcia y su Orquestra Internacional Latin
Thursday, July 26 Mustache Harbor Yacht Rock
Thursday, August 2 Apple Z Top 40/Dance Party
Thursday, August 9 Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88's Boogie Woogie Blues
Thursday, August 16 Club 90 Party

Be a Volunteer!

You can make the Central Park Music Series an even greater success! Let us know if you are interested in being a volunteer.

Driving Directions & Parking Information

Get easy driving directions and learn about Downtown’s many parking locations


We are no longer accepting band submissions for this summer's 2018 Music Series. More information will be posted in October for 2019 submissions. Thank you! 

Audience Survey

We want your feedback on this year's 2018 Central Park Music Series! Please take this quick 11 question survey.


Call the Central Park Music Series Coordinator at (650) 522-7478 or email the Central Park Music Series team and someone will get back to you shortly.