Live music, beer, and block parties in Stockton, San Joaquin County

Neighborhood party in downtown Tracy

It’s’ 80s night in Tracy as Re-Wind “That 80’s Band” takes the stage at Front Street Plaza. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for sale.

When: 6 pm-9pm Friday

Or: Front Street Plaza, Sixth Street and N. Central Avenue, Tracy

Admission: Free with food and drinks available for purchase

Information: (209) 831-6202 or

Captain Dan Band at Papapavlo

Listen to Capt. Dan Band while enjoying Papapavlo’s excellent Greek menu on the outdoor patio. More, Papapavlo’s is one of several restaurants in San Joaquin County that accepts the RAD card. The RAD gift card program will match funds up to $ 100 when loaded onto a digital gift card through the program app.

When: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday

Or: Papapavlo’s, 501 N. Lincoln Center, Stockton


Summer Oktoberfest at The German Guys

Enjoy delicious German food, live music and lots of great beers at the German Guys Summer Oktoberfest. Make a reservation by calling (209) 990-1391.

When: 5 pm-10pm Saturday

Or: The German Guys, 10438 W. Waterloo Road / Highway 88, Stockton

Admission: $ 5


Crowds listen to the band Highway 61 at Jessie's Grove Winery

Groovin ‘in the grove

Shane Dwight brings his blend of blues-rock and soul to the Groovin ‘in the Grove concert series at Jessie’s Grove. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs. Food and wine are available for purchase, and spectators are welcome to bring a picnic and soft drinks.

When: 6 pm-10pm Saturday

Or: Jessie’s Grove Winery, 1973 W Turner Road, Lodi

Admission: $ 35 for wine club members, $ 40 general admission

Information: or

Chris Anderson, right, leads the Valley Concert Band during the annual Concerts in the Park series at Victory Park in Stockton.

Concerts in the park

Let’s call this a bonus because while it’s not a weekend event, it’s still a good time. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and spend your Wednesday evenings at Victory Park listening to a new band every week. This week’s show features the Valley Concert Band.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday

Or: Victory Park, 1001 North Pershing Ave., Stockton

Admission: Release


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