Music of Oceanside
Engage in the music scene of Oceanside, CA with incoming music festivals such as O’side Outside, FM 94.9 Independence Jam and our Oceanside Spotify playlist.
Oceanside has been a hotspot for local artists to showcase their talent for decades. Not only have local restaurants and shops supported the San Diego music scene, Oceanside has been home to many famed acts in our Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre (Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre) such as The Black Keys, Credence Clearwater Revisited, Walk the Moon, and many more.
We hope to see you out and about at our multiple music festivals and live music nights this summer in the city of Oceanside!
“Knee deep in the water somewhere. Got the blue sky, breeze and it don’t seem fair. The only worry in the world, is the tide gonna reach my chair?” (Knee Deep by Zac Brown Band feat. Jimmy Buffett)
Concerts in the Park
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation division invites all to attend one of the Concerts in the Park events being held this summer. Come early and bring your blanket or beach chair. Food and drink vendors will be on site for these events.
On July 15th, the Greg Douglas Band will be performing at Rancho del Oro Park. Come and enjoy classic rock, eighties pop, funky Southern Rock to heart-rending Van Morrison ballads. Everyone will enjoy this fun band as you walk down memory lane. Pre-show entertainment will begin at 5:00pm.
July 17th is “Honor Our Police” Day at Heritage Park from 4:00pm – 6:00pm featuring music by Taylor Tickner and Robert Parker.
July 24th is Karaoke Day at Heritage Park from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Stop by to sing a song with DJ Hoke and Debbie Simon.
July 31st is Open Mike Day at Heritage Park from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Come and show off your talent, play an instrument or sing a song with Tom Frankum and Jon Rider.
On August 14th, the Santana Tribute band, Santanaways, will be performing at Melba Bishop Park. The pre-show entertainment will begin at 2:00pm followed by Santanaways from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.
For more information, please visit Oceanside Parks and Recreation.
“And it’s just like the ocean under the moon. Well, that’s the same as the emotion that I get from you. You got the kind of loving that can be so smooth, yeah. Gimme your heart, make it real. Or else forget about it”
(Smooth by Santana)
Feeding the Soul is putting on their annual summer concert series, O’side Outside, which began on June 18th.
The next concert of O’Side Outside will be held at Surfside Tap Room on July 16th, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. This concert will feature performances by Barnwell Shift, Lee Coulter, and Billy Galewood. General admission tickets for this O’side Outside concert are $25 and can be purchased online.
The final concert of O’side Outside series will be held at Goat Hill Park on August 20th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. This concert will feature performances by The Pom-Poms, Billy Galewood, and Lee Koch. General admission tickets for the final O’side Outside Concert are $30 and can be purchased online.
For more information and tickets, please visit Feeding the Soul.
“Well, I won’t give up on us. Even if the skies get rough. I’m giving you all my love. I’m still looking up.”
(I Wont Give Up by Jason Mraz)
FM 94.9 Independence Jam
On Saturday September 10th, FM 94/9 will bring a great lineup of 7 bands to the Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre. Gates open at 3:00pm and include performances by X Ambassadors, Broods, Kaleo, Pop Etc, Bishop Briggs, Barns Courtney and The Wind + The Wave. Check out the sand, the surf, the food trucks, the music, and the fun at the unique location of the amphitheatre just yards from the Pacific Ocean! General admission tickets are just $25 with a VIP upgrade for $15. Tickets are on sale now.
For more information and tickets, please visit FM 94.9 INDIE JAM
“If you love me, don’t let go. Hold, hold on, hold onto me. ‘Cause I’m a little unsteady. A little unsteady.” (Unsteady by X Ambassadors)
Local Music Hot Spots
If you are looking for things to do late night in Oceanside, The Pour House is your spot! The Pour House offers local music, libations and dining from 11am-2am daily. With a mixture of open mic nights, karaoke and various local bands, most nights at the Pour House are for the 21+ crowd. Located at 1903 S Coast Hwy, their eclectic menu still invites the younger patrons to try the sliders, truffle fries and twist on your average mac and cheese.
But great live music can be found all week long across the City of Oceanside. Stop by Legacy Brewing Company on Tuesdays or Junkyard Grill on Saturdays.
“Cause it’s my way or Pacific Coast Highway. Either way you won’t find me and you don’t care. Because it’s my way or Pacific Coast Highway.” (PCH by Sublime with Rome)
Dive into the sounds of Oceanside with our summer Spotify playlist. The music on our playlist represents our laid back beach town and includes the songs of artists that will be performing in Oceanside this summer. See an artist or song that should be on here? Let us know in the comment section of our Facebook post!