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Del Mar 2016 Summer Concert Series Lineup Announced

A promotional photo of the band Fitz and The Tantrums.
Courtesy of Fitz and The Tantrums
A promotional photo of the band Fitz and The Tantrums.

One of the biggest draws to the Del Mar Racetrack isn't the horses, it's rock 'n' roll.

Del Mar's annual Summer Concert Series brings out popular bands to perform free shows after the final race on Fridays and Saturdays. Over the years it's attracted acts like Weezer, the B-52s and The Cult.

Here's the lineup for 2016:

Find San Diego's best arts events on the KPBS/Arts events calendar.

How it works:

Concerts are free with racetrack admission (which starts at $6) and are for audiences ages 18 and older. If you show up for the concert only, admission is $20. Racetrack parking is $10.

The shows are standing room only and begin after the last race. (See daily schedules.)

Del Mar racing season begins Friday, July 15 and goes through Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Find additional details here.