Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series returns in July

Music on the Plaza features weekly live music at King Plaza

Editor's note: California Cowboys is performing on Aug. 4, not Aug. 7 as previously reported.


Every Thursday evening, starting in July, music will be flowing into the streets from King Plaza in front of Palo Alto City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.) when Music on the Plaza kicks off.

This year, the free downtown summer concert series begins with Bay Area rock 'n' roll cover band Dutch Uncle, on July 7, 6-8 p.m. Bands and artists from a variety of genres will showcase their musical talent through Aug. 7. For more information, visit

This year's lineup is as follows:

July 7: Dutch Uncle (rock 'n' roll)

July 14: Chris Caine Band (blues)

July 21: Long Train Running (Doobie Brothers tribute band)

July 28: Pride & Joy (Motown dance)

Aug. 4: California Cowboys (country)

Aug. 11: Bud E. Luv Orchestra (swing)

Music on the Plaza is sponsored by Stanford Federal Credit Union, Palo Alto Bicycles, Palo Alto Downtown, Business and Professional Association, Staples, Premier Properties, RelateIQ, MongoDB, Palintir, Lakin & Spears, Watercourse Way, Lure + Till, City of Palo Alto, West Coast Songwriters, Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Alto Online, KSFO and KGO.


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Posted by Stickler
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:46 am

The article says that the California Cowboys (country) will perform at City Hall August 7 - but that's a Sunday... Perhaps a typo?

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Posted by My Nguyen
digital editor of Palo Alto Online
on Jun 23, 2016 at 10:20 am

My Nguyen is a registered user.

@Stickler, thanks for pointing that error out! The dates were provided by the City of Palo Alto. We are contacting someone to see if it was typo or not. Also, we added the last date and band of the series.

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