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Village Walk: June 18, 2016

The 4th annual FREE Carlsbad Music Festival Village Walk kicks off summer on June 18, 2016 with dozens of musicians performing over 60 sets during a 6-hour community celebration of adventurous music in the seaside Village of Carlsbad.

Carlsbad Music Festival: August 26-28, 2016

The 13th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a nationally renown 3-day summer celebration of “adventurous music by the beach” on Friday-Sunday, August 26-28, 2016 featuring ticketed MainStage concerts and over 60 free performances in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad.

"you'll think that Carlsbad is the coolest place on earth"
-James Chute, San Diego Union-Tribune

“Carlsbad Music Festival has quickly made a name for itself as one of the best single gatherings of diverse, avant-garde musicians in Southern California.”
-San Diego CityBeat

“one of the area’s most innovative music showcases”

“magnificently enlightening”
- Los Angeles Times

“starry array of new-music specialists.”
- Alex Ross of The New Yorker