Downtown Live!

Downtown LIVE! is bringing the sounds of summer to #DowntownSac beginning June 1 through July 17. Get ready to experience #DowntownSac summer vibes with local musicians performing (including some Concerts in the Park favorites) while enjoying all that #DowntownSac has to offer. You might even catch an artist live painting!

This free and family-friendly experience is happening five days a week at some of your favorite downtown spots from the Old Sacramento Waterfront Embarcadero to 12th & K Streets near the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Stop by these “pop-up” stages during your lunch hour and again during Happy Hour.

Downtown LIVE!’s current schedule:

  • Tuesdays: 12th & K Streets
  • Wednesdays: Ali Youssefi Square (7th & K Streets)
  • Thursdays: Old Sacramento Waterfront Embarcadero (1000 Front Street)
  • Fridays: 12th & K Streets
  • Saturdays: Old Sacramento Waterfront Embarcadero

Each location will have performances from 12 PM – 2 PM and 4 – 6 PM

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Will the performance area be marked out? How do I know I’m in the right place?
    • Yes, look for the a-frame stand with the Downtown LIVE! sign at your performance location.
  • The guideline mentioned that hand washing/hand sanitizing solutions must be used before, during and after performances. Will there be a bathroom nearby performers can use?
    • There are a few public sanitation/hand washing stations throughout downtown, otherwise, performers are encouraged to carry and use their own hand sanitizer.
  • Will any personnel be on site to connect with prior to the performance time?
    • No, however, Downtown Sacramento Partnership event staff contact information can be found below if you have questions. The locations are public, busker-style performance areas that provide ambient music for passersby—much like patrons would expect to see in touristy areas/heavy foot traffic areas of large cities. No supervision is provided.
  • Why do we collect address and W9 information?
    • This is in order for us to be able to pay you.


Allison Lucero, Events Manager |  [email protected]  916-287-9956
Amelia Chew, Sr. Events Coordinator | [email protected] 916-442-2500