Adventurous music invaded the seaside Village of Carlsbad for the nationally renown 15th annual Carlsbad Music Festival on August 24-26, 2018.
The Festival programming is an eclectic mix of creative music ranging from contemporary classical, to indie rock, to world music, to electronic; plus a beer garden, food trucks, and artisan market steps from the beach.
Imagery + Video by Daniel Castro.
The Fox Magazine covered the weekend at Carlsbad and explored an experience the world has remembered for 15 years. Some of our favorite aspects included the speakers and the pet-friendly atmosphere.
The 15th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of “adventurous music by the beach” on Friday-Sunday, August 24-26, 2018, in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad.
The Festival, called “one of the area’s most innovative music showcases” by KPBS, features 60+ performances of creative music of all kinds curated by Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. These include ticketed Mainstage Concerts, dozens of FREE outdoor concerts all weekend, and a beer garden, food trucks, and artisan market.
The Festival programming is an eclectic mix of creative and adventurous music ranging from contemporary classical, to indie rock, to world music, to electronic, to jazz, to musicians who work across genres and fall between the cracks. The Carlsbad Music Festival is a nationally-acclaimed presenter and a beloved community event that draws thousands from near and far for its unique programming and beautiful setting.
Stay tuned for next year and another opportunity to join an adventurous experience by the beach.