San Mateo Central Park Music Series Begins June 25

The City of San Mateo presents the Central Park Music Series every Thursday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm running from June 25, 2015 through August 13, 2015. Showcasing the diverse Bay Area music scene, the Central Park Music Series is a signature summer event that brings you eight evenings of free live music including a wide array of bands from blues to salsa to country that music lovers of all ages can enjoy. Bay Meadows is a proud sponsor of this popular summer event!

Central Park is a San Mateo landmark with a beautiful gazebo, lighted tennis courts, a playground and baseball field just minutes away from your doorstep at Bay Meadows. Whether you’re looking to socialize with friends, get some much needed family time, or dance the night away with spontaneous dance moves, the San Mateo Central Park Series is sure to be a great time and deliver a memorable summer evening each week.

Here is a line up for the summer series:

2015 Summer Series Band Line Up
June 25: Native Elements :San Francisco powerhouse, Native Elements has been keeping the energetic, feel-good reggae tradition alive in the Bay Area for over 19 years.

July 2: Super Huey: This 7-piece explosion of 1980’s rock power performs their super high-energy faithful renditions of feel-good music that defined a generation.

July 9: Jacqui Lynn: Country meets Latin Roots, Jacqui will draw you in with her dynamic voice, sassy attitude, and sexy stage persona.

July 16: Big City Revue: They cover every style of music from old school Motown to today’s current hits, Big City plays it all.

July 23: Tito Garcia y su Orchestra Internationale: Salsa in the traditional format of the pioneers of this music while adding their own West Coast “tinge”.

July 30: The Bud E Luv Orchestra: Big Band Swing – Mr. Luv delivers to you the hottest hits from Vegas: Frank Sinatra, Wayne Newton, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tom Jones, and the list goes on.

August 6: Dutch Uncle: Classic Rock and Roll – The Uncles play songs from bands like The Eagles, Jackson Browne, The Who, Paul McCartney and many more.

August 13: Take 2 = The Ultimate Party Band. This is an amazing 8-piece band that plays all genres of music and sound like the original artist who sang them.


Mark your calendars, bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs and join your neighbors on Thursday evenings this summer for free live music in Central Park, San Mateo. rates Bay Meadows high on the list for walkable locations to live on the San Francisco Peninsula and for good reason! Bay Meadows has a high Walkscore because it is steps from shopping, groceries, parks, Caltrain, a farmer’s market and a few short miles from downtown San Mateo with its bourgeoning restaurant scene. Check out our Mosey suggestions for more places to explore on foot!