5 Sac Music Events to Get Tickets to Now

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5 Sac Music Events to Get Tickets to Now

June 19, 2023 | By The Railyards

Summer in Sacramento is in full swing, and we're always on the lookout for awesome local music events and festivals to feed your soul. From foot-tapping concerts to mind-blowing music festivals, we've got you covered with all the must-see shows that will make your heart sing. Join us as we explore the hidden gems, the buzzing venues, and the talented artists who are bringing the magic to Sacramento. Get ready to groove, discover new sounds, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Concerts in the Park - Downtown/Midtown Locations

As the largest and longest-running festival in California, Concerts in the Park fills the streets of Downtown and Midtown Sacramento each week with Grammy winners, renowned DJs, and local talented local artists. While you're listening to the music, there will also be an array of delicious choices of cuisine and drink provided by various different food trucks and bars lining the streets. Here's the best part: it's absolutely free! That's right, every Friday night from 5-9 PM, Concerts in the Park offers free admission to groove at their shows, tour endless tasty treats, and drinks to have you partying all night long.

THIS 916 - Midtown/Downtown Locations

THIS916 hosts an epic series of block parties and is an absolute must-go for music lovers. Brace yourselves for an unforgettable experience as each event boasts not one, not two, but three incredible headliners sandwiched between a diverse lineup of talented artists. But that's not all – with expanded space, improved viewing opportunities for general admission, and an abundance of awe-inspiring art and production installations, this year's edition promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Don't miss out on the action – grab your tickets now or check out the lineup to plan your summer jam sessions!

Aftershock - Discovery Park

If you're looking for an electrifying experience, Aftershock promises four days of relentless rock and metal from October 5th to October 8th. Headbang your heart out this summer and unleash your inner rockstar jamming to artists like Korn, Guns N' Roses, and TOOL. But wait, there's more! Indulge in a plethora of mouthwatering food options from a variety of vendors and quench your thirst from more bars than the eye can see. Get ready to dive into the lineup, explore the vendors, and uncover all the incredible surprises awaiting you. It's time to rock like there's no tomorrow!

Golden Sky Festival - Discovery Park

Experience the ultimate celebration of country music at the Golden Sky Festival, nestled in the heart of the picturesque junction where the American River meets the Sacramento River. This incredible event offers more than just great music—it's a feast for the senses. Savor mouthwatering delicacies from diverse food vendors, tantalize your taste buds with refreshing beverages from drink vendors, and discover an abundance of thrilling activities and attractions to enhance your festival experience. With the stunning Discovery Park setting as your backdrop and the soulful tunes of country music filling the air, the Golden Sky Festival promises an unforgettable weekend of fun, food, and phenomenal entertainment.

Holo Holo Music Festival, Sutter Health Park

Prepare to set sail on an extraordinary journey of music, travel, and pure joy at the highly anticipated Holo Holo Festival. Derived from the Hawaiian term meaning "to sail, travel, and move," this vibrant festival burst onto the scene in 2022, making its dazzling debut at Stanford University's prestigious amphitheater. However, this year, the festival has set its sights on Sacramento, at the home of the River Cats – Sutter Health Park. Spanning two unforgettable days, Holo Holo boasts an incredible lineup of headline artists. Get carried away with Kolohe Kai, J Boog, Common Kings, and Steel Pulse, who will take the stage alongside an impressive roster of 10+ other talented performers. If you're seeking a harmonious blend of reggae, pop, and rock to soothe your soul and elevate your weekend, the Holo Holo Festival is the place to be.

No matter where you are in the state, California has a wealth of opportunities for music events and festivals. However, it's important to keep your eye out for the hidden gems that deserve attention and might show you something new. Whether it's the free-spirited Concerts in the Park, the vibrant block parties of THIS 916, the headbanging extravaganza of Aftershock, the country music celebration at Golden Sky Festival, or the joyous journey of Holo Holo Festival, these events offer unique experiences that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Make sure to mark your calendars and secure your tickets soon. Tickets tend to run out fast at these events!

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