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Enjoy free, live concerts near your UCOP office this summer!

Concerts near our Oakland, Sacramento, UCPath Center and Washington, D.C., offices provide an opportunity to enjoy live music and connect with your local community during your lunch break or after work!

Oakland: Summer Sounds Concert Series

Join Oakland City Center every Wednesday from 12 – 1 p.m. on the City Center Plaza Stage for the Summer Sounds Concert Series.

  • June 7: Matt Berkeley and the Electric Folk
  • June 14: Latin Pop Revue
  • June 21: Live Oaks
  • June 28: Big Sticky Mess
  • July 5: Hella Fitzgerald
  • July 12: The Klipptones
  • July 19: Jimmy Duvet and the Comforters
  • July 26: Kingsborough
  • Aug. 2: Jesse Brewster Trio
  • Aug. 9: La Gente
  • Aug. 16: Tom Rigney and Flambeau
  • Aug. 23: Lavender Fields Band
  • Aug. 30: Party Starters

Sacramento: Concerts in the Park

Every Friday evening (except July 7), from 5 – 9 p.m., enjoy free music, food trucks and more at Cesar Chavez Plaza on 9th & J streets thanks to Concerts in the Park.

  • June 2: White Reaper, The Moss, Lewd Jaw, The Countermen and DJ Zephyr
  • June 9: KALLITECHNIS, Beagod & Bedroomtrap, Tommie Phoenix, Yoni and DJ Eddy
  • June 16: Island of Black & White, burke., Dogpatch, Seth Kaminsky and Aramii
  • June 23: Wild Child, Boot Juice, Rainbow City Park, Band of Coyotes and Hellagoodcompany
  • June 30: Arden Park Roots, Jon Wiilde, Live Manikins, virgogabrielle and DJ StaceLace
  • July 14: Eric Bellinger, Chuuwee, Vonni, Nataya Rule and DJ Oasis
  • July 21: Blue October, Voila, Cities You Wish You Were From, Demon Wrangler and DJ Lady Char
  • July 28: The Brodys, Knocked Down, Aquageist, Ambiverse, Chris Shelton

UCPath Center: Moval Rocks

Starting on June 29, come to the Moreno Valley City Amphitheater on Thursday evenings, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., for the free Moval Rocks concert series.

  • June 29: Stone Soul
  • July 13: Silver Lining
  • July 20: Soto
  • July 27: Brothers Igniting a Groove
  • Aug. 3: Mariachi Divas

Washington, D.C.: Rock The Dock

Every Wednesday at 7 p.m., head to Transit Pier at The Wharf to enjoy free live performances by talented local artists thanks to the Rock The Dock concert series.

  • May 31: JWX: The Jarreau Williams Experience (R&B/Soul)
  • June 7: Collective Delusion (Rock)
  • June 14: FeelFree (Reggae)
  • June 21: The 19th Street Band (Americana Gypsy Rock)
  • June 28: Soulfire (Rock)
  • July 5: Justin Trawick (Americana)
  • July 12: The Experience Band & Show (Funk)
  • July 19: La Unica (Latin)
  • July 26: So Fetch (2000s Pop)
  • Aug. 2: Driven to Clarity (Rock/Funk/Soul)
  • Aug. 9: Jimi Smooth & HitTime (R&B/Soul)
  • Aug. 16: David Thong (Pop Favorites)
  • Aug. 23: Nkula (Reggae)
  • Aug. 30: The JoGo Project (Jazz/Go-Go)

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