Downtown Long Beach Alliance Presents

The holy grail of Long Beach music events is back to end SAM 2018 as we invade the East Village in DTLB. Local and regional bands will perform on four stages set up on flatbed trucks with minimal plugged-in equipment, busking for wooden nickels. READ MORE

Bring the whole family down to this summer's Bicycle Drive-In, combining music, movies and Long Beach's long time love of pedal movement!! READ MORE

Twisted at the Pike is SAM’s carnival-centric event that celebrates what makes Long Beach extraordinary. A nod to our diversity, punk rock attitude and fearless pursuit of creative self-expression, the evening is stacked with dynamic entertainment and eye candy. READ MORE

SAM in the news


Now in its tenth year, summer and music (SAM) is Downtown Long Beach’s homegrown concert series, providing an entire summer of free music to the public.