Big City, Big Shows

buy-tickets-nowMusic in the Park Summer Concert Series 2016

San Jose’s ultimate downtown outdoor live music festival is back!

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July 14:

AC/DShe and The Killer Queens will take fans on a tour of the music of AC/DC and Queen.

AC/DShe has been delivering the heart-pounding rhythms and high-energy presentations of Bon Scott-era AC/DC songs since 1999.

The Killer Queens are a rocking, five-part harmony singing group re-creating the melodies that made Queen one of the most influential bands of the 1970s and ‘80s.

School of Rock’s house band “The Drought” will open the show.

Day-of-show specifics

Aug. 4:

OZOSan Jose favorite Ozomatli returns to Music in the Park.

Ozomatli is touring with its eighth album since the band burst on to the scene with its multi-genre sound. There’s also been multiple Grammys along the way for this Latin, hip-hop, rock, salsa, jazz, funk, reggae band. Last time Ozo, as fans call them, came to Music in the Park the park was full … and rocking.

Sonido Clash will open the show. The San Jose collective explores traditional, modern and emerging sounds of the Latino diaspora. 

Aug. 25:

Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 11.28.05 PMMusic in the Park closes out 2016 with a big show – Tower of Power returns downtown.

Known for its venerable five-piece horn section, Tower of Power has a parade of funk and soul classics including: “You’re Still a Young Man,” “Down to the Nightclub,” “So Very Hard to Go,” “Time Will Tell,” and “What is Hip?”

San Jose’s very own Super Soul Bros. will open the show with their own funk and jazz take on familiar melodies from classic video games, anime and TV and movie soundtracks.


Tickets are available for $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Also available for purchase at the SJDA office.


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More Music in the Park information

• This is a GREEN WASTE EVENT! Thanks to a grant from the San Jose Environmental Services Department and help from Republic Services, Nothing Wasted Consulting and Conservation Corps, at least 75% of waste from the event will be diverted away from landfill, reducing the event’s impact on the environment.
•POSTERS:  A limited number of framed posters from past seasons of Music in the Park are available for sale.  The posters were created by some of Silicon Valley’s best designers.  These make wonderful gifts for Music in the Park fans and former attendees.  For information, please contact Blage Zelalich.

BigBangConcertSpecial date: Big Bang Concert on July 4 featuring rocker Bryan Adams. Tickets and more info..



Use Promo Code: MITP for $5 off Fountain Blues Fest


Day-of-show specifics

Gates open at 5:15 p.m.

ALL ticket holders will need to

1) get their tickets scanned to obtain a wristband and
2) have bags checked by security before entering.

“In and out” privileges allowed, but bags will be re-checked each entry.

No pets, weapons, sharp objects, glass bottles, aluminum cans or outside alcohol allowed, per City of SJ Park Rules.  Service dogs with proper I.D. okay.
Low-back, beach style chairs and blankets OK.


No coolers, glass bottles or aluminum cans.

Special food allowed for those with dietary restrictions. Please have note or card explaining circumstances

Sealed plastic water and soda allowed.

Thanks to our 2016 Music in the Park Sponsors:

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Parking Information

logoBefore you come downtown visit to keep your drive stress-free

Parking: $5 parking after 6 p.m. is available in CITY OF SAN JOSE garages, such as the garages at Third Street near Santa Clara Street and at Market and San Pedro streets. Parking informational signs on city streets will guide you to the nearest city lot or garage.

Public Transit:

VTA has two nearby light rail locations (Civic Center and Paseo de San Antonio stops):

Caltrain Diridon Station is a 20 minute (0.8 mile) walk from the Park

SVBC_logo_transparentGetting around: Ride your bike to Music in the Park and take advantage of the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition’s free bike valet. The valet will be open 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the main admissions entrance at the south end of Plaza de Cesar Chavez.

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