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Events this weekend in Paso Robles

–There’s always something exciting to do and see in Paso Robles, from special events to shopping, dining, tours, wine tasting and more. The city of Paso Robles and surrounding areas host several special events throughout the year. Some of the top events include the California Mid-State Fair, the Paso Robles Wine Festival, the Garagiste Wine Festival, Earth Day Food and Wine Weekend, Olive Festival, Lavender Festival, Honey Festival, museum events, concerts at Vina Robles Amphitheatre and many more. Here is a list of major events this weekend in Paso Robles and future events.


Lionel Richie to play at Mid-State Fair – July 19Lionel richie mid-state fair

Pop icon Lionel Richie has been confirmed to play at the 2017 California Mid-State Fair on July 19. Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, Lionel Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy awards and the distinction of MusiCares person of the year in 2016, the Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon. Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long (All Night),” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck On You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling.” Tickets go on sale March 3. Purchase tickets here.


Blue Oyster Cult to perfrom at Mid-State Fair – July 19Blue Oyster Cult

The Blue Oyster Cult has been confirmed to perform two shows at the California Mid-State Fair. They will be on Wednesday, July 19, at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. on the Frontier Stage. Blue Oyster Cult’s performances will be free with paid admission to the fair. Blue Oyster Cult was listed in VH1’s countdown of the greatest hard rock bands of all time. Hits include “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Godzilla,” and “Burnin’ for You.”


Zac Brown Band to perfrom at Mid-State Fair – July 20Zac Brown Band paso robles mid state fair

Zac Brown Band will perform at California Mid-State Fair on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Zac Brown Band is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. Ticket prices for the show are $51, $71, $91 and $131 and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


The Chainsmokers to perform in Paso Robles – July 21Chainsmokers

The California Mid-State Fair announces today that worldwide superstars The Chainsmokers have been confirmed to perform in concert on Friday, July 21 at 7:30 pm. The Chainsmokers concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. An opening act for the concert has yet to be announced. Ticket prices for the show are $51, $71, $91 and $131 and are on sale now. Price Level 1 tickets ($131) will feature a choice of standard seating, or a standing-room-only pit located directly in front of the stage. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


Matchbox 20, Counting Crows – July 22matchbox20 counting crows

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows have announced “A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017.” The tour will stop in Paso Robles at the California Mid-State Fair on Saturday, July 22 and have a start time of 7 p.m. with special guest Rivers and Rust opening the show. Ticket prices for the show are $41, $56, $71 and $96. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


 

 For a complete list of events in Paso Robles and surrounding areas, check out the Local Events Calendar. For ongoing activities, check out the Best Things To Do in Paso Robles. For fun activities with children, check out the Best Things To Do With Kids in Paso Robles.


Upcoming events in Paso Robles and North San Luis Obispo County


John Mayer to play at Mid-State Fair – July 24John Mayer

Grammy-winning artist John Mayer will bring his “The Search for Everything” world tour to the California Mid-State Fair on Monday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for the show are $51, $71, $91 and $131. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry playing at Mid-State Fair – July 25hunter hayes

Five-time Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes and Grammy Award-winning sibling trio The Band Perry have been confirmed to perform in concert at the California Mid-State Fair on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. The co-headlining concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. Ticket prices for the show are $31, $41, $56 and $71 and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


Keith Urban to play at Mid-State Fair – July 26Keith-urban-mid-state-fair

Country music superstar Keith Urban has been confirmed to perform in concert at the California Mid-State Fair on Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. 2017 opened with a bang for Keith Urban as he celebrated the New Year in Nashville with an historic outdoor New Year’s Eve concert in front of nearly 100,000. He also celebrated his 22nd #1 song, his 6th consecutive, with “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” which also received two Grammy nominations, in addition to Album of the Year for Ripcord, his fifth consecutive platinum or multi-platinum album. Ticket prices for the show are $46, $61, $71 and $101 and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – July 28frankie valli and the four seasons

The California Mid-State Fair has announced that Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons have been confirmed to perform in concert on Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m. The show is the fair’s annual “Evening of Music & Wine” concert, which will take place in the Main Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. Tickets are $26, $36, $46 and $448 for a table of eight (waiting list only) and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles or any ValliTix location.


Slayer coming to Vina Robles – August 8Slayer paso robles

Slayer headlines a summer tour with Lamb of God and Behemoth and the six-week expedition rages across North America with a stop at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on August 8. The show starts at 7 p.m., doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com. For more information visit vinaroblesampithetre.com.


Paso Robles Rotary Winemakers’ Cookoff – August 12Broken Earth Winery won the Spirit Award at a previous event.

The Paso Robles Rotary will again bring Paso Robles’ top winemakers together to compete to see who is the best chef, and organizers expect the tickets to sell out fast. The 18th Annual Winemakers’ Cookoff will be held Aug. 12, 2017, from 6-9 p.m. at the Paso Robles Event Center. Organizers are limiting attendance to just 1,200 tickets. The event will feature multiple local breweries as well. Tickets are $85 and are available now at Eventbrite.com.


Trading Day, Kids Flea Market – August 19

Trading Day

Searching for that unique antique furniture piece or vintage memorabilia? Look no further than Trading Day & Kids’ Flea Market hosted by the Downtown Paso Robles Main Street Association. It’s a one-stop-shop yard sale experience free to the public in the park. This popular event at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park beckons participants to wow crowds with a penchant for the unique and hard-to-find. The event features arts, crafts, antiques, furniture, and much more. Event is Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Doobie Brothers returning to Vina Robles – August 22weekend events in paso robles

On August 22, The Doobie Brothers will perform live at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles. The Doobie Brother has have been delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll for over four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four Grammy Awards. Their latest album, Southbound, on Arista Nashville, features new recordings of the band’s iconic hits, with country music’s biggest stars including Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, and Brad Paisley.


Idina Menzel to perform at Vina Robles – August 27

Idina Menzel is heading out on a 50-plus city global spring & summer tour that includes a stop at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Aug. 27. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.idinamenzel.com/tour for details. Throughout the tour, Idina will lead audiences through a special journey of songs from Idina, as well as other classic pop, musical theater favorites and her own personal catalog.


Chicago to perform at Vina Robles – September 2Chicago Paso Robles

Hailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era,” the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago – who celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band this year – will play the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Saturday, Sept. 2. This June, Chicago’s Robert Lamm and James Pankow will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. These legendary songwriters wrote mega-hits such as, “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday In The Park,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” “Make Me Smile,” and many others.


Pepe Aguilar returns to Paso Robles – September 8Pepe Aguilar

mariachi and Latin pop-fusion music artist, Pepe Aguilar, will return to the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 8. Pepe Aguilar is the son of Mexican icons Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre. “Being born during a tour, and having studied my craft on the road has given a particular philosophy to my career,” says Aguilar.  The show starts at 8 p.m. on September 8. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online by visiting vinaroblesamphitheatre.com.


Gipsy Kings playing in Paso Robles – September 92015_(Color)+Gipsy+Kings+APPROVED_Photo+Credit+is+Marie+Claire+Margossian_Fotor

Grammy Award winning band, The Gipsy Kings, will play Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Saturday, Sept. 9 featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo. Joining The Gipsy Kings this year is the bands next generation of sons invigorating their classic flamenco sound and exuberant vocals. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 9. Tickets are on sale now, to purchase visit vinaroblesamphitheatre.com.


Taste of Downtown and Arte de Tiza – September 16Brittani Taylor of Paso Robles, participating in Arte De Tiza. Courtesy photo.

Downtown Paso Robles transforms into an artistic palette of colorful beauty during the annual Arte De Tiza event. Chalk artists will converge on the city park to showcase their talents. Observe works in progress, converse with artists or bring your own chalk art supplies to show your own artistic creativity. The event starts at 8 a.m. in the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. Admission is free. The event continues with a Taste of Downtown. Over 35 restaurants and wineries will offer tastes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call (805) 238-4103.

 

Whale Rock Music and Arts Festival – September 16-17michael-franti-spearhead_08-14-13_3_515c94deafb25

The 2017 Whale Rock Music and Arts Festival will be held at Castoro Cellars’ Whale Rock Vineyard in Templeton, California. For more information call (805) 238-0725, or go to whalerockmusicfestival.com. Michael Franti & Spearhead, known for their authenticity and powerfully dynamic performances, is set to headline opening night on Saturday, September 16, and the storytelling indie rock/alt country duo Jamestown Revival will headline Sunday, September 17. Tickets are now on sale at the fest’s new website. Two-day passes are $70/pp through April 30, $80/pp through August 30, and $90 thereafter. One-day passes are available after May 1.


Comedian Ron White coming to Vina Robles – October 27Rob white

Comedian Ron White will perform at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Friday, Oct. 27. This show is for mature audiences. White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. Tickets available at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre box office during business hours, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, visit www.VinaRoblesAmphitheatre.com.


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The Paso Robles Daily News welcomes event submissions. Items submitted to the Local Events Calendar will be published in the Paso Robles Daily News, A-Town Daily News, and San Luis Obispo County Visitors Guide. They will also be considered for publication in this Weekend Events in Paso Robles page. Click here to submit an event, or email skye@accesspublishing.com.


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