Carlsbad Music Festival
Multiple dates from Aug 27 – Aug 29, 2021[days & times]
Carlsbad Village: Multiple Locations
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- AGES Not available
- COST $21 – $259
WHAT: Carlsbad Music Festival is back in 2021 with the 17th Annual Festival featuring dozens of artists, including just-announced artists Steph Richards Power Vibe, Matt McBane + Build, Charlie Arbeláez Afro-Cuban Sextet, The Get Down Boys, Son de San Diego, Nathan & Jessie, and Jason Diaz.
WHERE: All Festival venues are outdoor for COVID-19 safety and are located in the Village of Carlsbad, with the Festival Hub on the lawn at St. Michael’s by-the-Sea: 2775 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, August 27 – 29, 2021.
COST: This event will be ticketed with three-day general admission passes ranging from $49 to $59 in advance and $69 at the festival. Three-day VIP tickets range from 09 to 59, with an option for parking. One-day passes are on sale now for $18 and will be $25 at the door. One-day passes for children aged 6 to 12 are half the price of adult passes, and children 5 and under are free. Tickets are available at carlsbadmusicfestival.org.
COVID safety: Check the health and safety page here. All venues are outdoors. Attendees must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to each day of the festival. Unvaccinated guests will be required to wear a mask. All guests are encouraged to wear masks.
Artists and lineup
Check the festival schedule here for updates and changes before attending.
Friday, Aug. 27
4:00-4:40: Dean Davidson’s Cool Jazz, St Michael’s
5:00-5:40: Jason Diaz, St Michael’s
6:00-6:40: Charlie Arbelaez Afro-Cuban Sextet, St Michael’s
6:30-7:30: Amadou Fall, Magee Park
7:00-7:40: Vákoum, St Michael’s
8:00-8:40: Parque de Cometas, St Michael’s
8:30-9:30: Calder Quartet, Magee Park
9:00-10:00: Mattson 2, St Michael’s
Saturday, Aug. 28
3:00-3:30: Carlsbad High School Orchestra, St Michael’s
3:00-4:00: Chunky Hustle Brass Band (parade), Carlsbad Blvd. at Pine Ave.
4:00-4:40: Chunky Hustle Brass Band, St Michael’s
4:30-5:30: Art of Elan, Magee Park
5:00-5:40: Nathan Hubbard Trio with Anastasya Korol, St Michael’s
6:00-6:40: Matt McBane + Build, St Michael’s
6:30-7:30: Sangam, Magee Park
7:00-7:40: Viento Callejero, St Michael’s
8:00-9:00: Trouble in the Wind, St Michael’s
8:30-9:30: Gyan Riley, Magee Park
9:30-10:30: Systems Officer (solo project of Pinback’s Armistead Burwell Smith IV), St Michael’s
Sunday, Aug. 29
1:00-1:40: Nathan & Jessie, St Michael’s
2:00-2:40: Son de San Diego, St Michael’s
2:30-3:30: Shahzad Ismaily, Magee Park
3:00-3:40: Shane Hall, St Michael’s
4:00-4:40: The Get Down Boys, St Michael’s
4:30-5:30: Steph Richards Power Vibe, Magee Park
5:00-6:00: Sunny War, St Michael’s
6:30-7:30: Arooj Aftab, St Michael’s
Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer’s website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.