2016 Concerts at the Cove Return to Alameda


This is the 2016 information for archival purposes.

Bands: for booking inquiries contact Festival Productions.


The popular Concerts at the Cove music series returns this summer to Alameda, on Friday evenings. 

The free outdoor programs will take place on the lawn adjacent to the Crab Cove Visitor Center, located at 1252 McKay Avenue in Alameda. Each evening features free family-friendly musical entertainment, in a festive outdoor setting with beautiful views of San Francisco Bay.

4:30 - family activities at the Visitor Center
5:30 - 7:30 concert

June 10, 2016 The Unauthorized Rolling Stones
July 8, 2016 Post-Latin Dance Music - Carne Cruda – and celebration of the Dog Days of Summer*
* well-behaved dogs allowed on leash. No dogs on beach. Co-presented by Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, and Pet Food Express.
August 12, 2016 Cajun/Zydeco sounds of Andre Thierry

In addition to great music, guests can enjoy freshly prepared street tacos from Calafia Taqueria and a variety of sausages from Café Jolie. The Rotary Club of Alameda has teamed up with local wineries R & B Cellars, Rock Wall Wine Company, Rosenblum Cellars, and JC Cellars to pair the best local wines with your picnic treats. For those that prefer a beer, Faction Brewing will be pouring their A Town Pale Ale, and Drake’s Brewing Company will offer a special beer created for the Regional Parks Foundation. Please no outside alcoholic beverages.

There is also plenty to do for the little ones with face painting and the Park District’s mobile visitor center in addition to the great museum at the Crab Cove Visitors Center. Concert goers are encouraged to bike to Crab Cove where the Alameda Rotary Interact Club will provide free, safe, and secure valet bike parking.

Park on Webster Street or the Crown Beach lot on Otis ($5).

Sponsored by the Alameda Rotary Club and East Bay Regional Park District.

Isa Polt-Jones
(510) 544-2207