Public Radio on the Central Coast

The Live Oak Music Festival Benefits Public Radio on the Central Coast

KCBX. Local public radio, serving San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Southern Monterey Counties. Listen on FM 90.1 San Luis Obispo, 89.5 Santa Barbara, 91.1 Cayucos, 95.1 Lompoc, 91.7 Paso Robles to Salinas, and 90.9 Santa Ynez, Avila Beach, and Cambria.

NPR. National Public Radio.

Music Festivals

Strawberry Music Festival

One of the best festivals! Held on Memorial and Labor Day weekends at Camp Mather, Yosemite, California.

Strawberry Music Festival

California World Music Festival

Will again be held at the fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California in mid-July.

California World Music Festival

Topanga Banjo & Fiddle Contest

Come to Paramount Ranch, California in late May every year.

Topanga Banjo & Fiddle Contest

High Sierra Music Festival

Held at Bear Valley, California, on the Fourth of July weekend.

High Sierra Music Festival

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride, Colorado, for the best in bluegrass.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Northwest Folklife Festival

Held in Seattle, Washington, every Memorial Day weekend.

Northwest Folklife Festival

Millpond Music Festival

Millpond Music Festival in Bishop, CA every mid-September. Great music in a stunning setting.

Millpond Music Festival

Kate Wolf Music FEstival

Laytonville, California in June.

Kate Wolf Music Festival

Surrounding Area

San Luis Obispo Hotels:  https://sanluisobispovacations.com/

SLO Chamber of Commerce:  https://slochamber.org/

SLOCAL Events and Festivals:   https://www.slocal.com/events-and-festivals/

El Chorro Regional Park (home of Live Oak Music Festival):  https://slocountyparks.com/camp/el-chorro/

Other Local Links

Where to Stay

• Lodging Options 

Where to Eat & Drink

• Restaurants in San Luis Obispo 
• Beer Tasting
• Wine Tasting

Things to Do

Associations

Folk Alliance. The North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance web site.