Finnegan Blue band
NCT band
Mariachi Garibaldi band
The Fabba show band
B.I.G. band
Left coast quintet

The Cultural Arts office strives to enhance the vitality of the city and the quality of life of all residents by supporting an environment where arts and cultural organizations thrive, and people of all ages enjoy opportunities for expression and lifelong learning.

Performing arts programs are generously funded by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation, the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts and the Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund. 

At the Schulman Auditorium 

Do you have any plans Saturday night? Here are a few suggestions. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month talented artists from across San Diego and here in Carlsbad, offer the best value in North County entertainment. Join us for a fun evening at the Schulman Auditorium, where your seat is always FREE. 

Showtime at the Schulman and Front Row Saturdays  are concert and performing arts series that feature top talent from the region and beyond. Click on the links to make plans for Saturday night!

TGIF Concerts in the Parks 

TGIF Concerts in the Parks is one of Carlsbad’s longest running and most highly attended FREE summer traditions. Appropriate for attendees of all ages, these concerts combine great music in the setting of four beautiful parks. Click on the link for updates and schedules as they become available. 

Interested in performing at the Schulman Auditorium or TGIF? Complete the Artist Interest FormYour application will be reviewed for consideration.