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Summer Fun on the 101: June 22nd, 2019


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by | June 10, 2019 · 9:40 am

Summer Fun 2018

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Battle of the Bands

Battle 2018 poster

The stage is set for the young musicians of Encinitas to compete for a spot at this year’s Summer Fun on the 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival.

On Sunday May 6th 2018 at  Seaweed & Gravel, each band will have twenty minutes on stage to impress the judges and audience. At the end of the concert, our expert panel of judges will choose the winner! The winning band will receive a prize pack and get the opportunity to play at this year’s Summer Fun on the 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival on Saturday June 23!

If you would like to participate in 2018, pleaase read the following info. includes how to apply and requirements for participants: 

If you think you’ve got what it takes, email BOTH and the following information:

– Your band’s name, band members’ names, ages and school of your band members (at least one member of your band must show proof of living in the City of Encinitas and no band members may be older than high school age).

– An email address, phone number and mailing address so we can contact your band.

– A recording of your band in one of the following formats: a link to a streaming video or recording on the web; an Mp3 or other universal digital format; or a physical CD recording. (These items can also be mailed or hand delivered to the L101 office at 386 N Coast Hwy 101 Encinitas 92024)

– If any band member is in elementary school, please include written consent from a parent or guardian

Please send all the required information and music no later than April 30, 2018 to both: and Please wait one day for confirmation reply.

Info regarding equipment and set times for the day of the event will be sent out to all participating bands on May 1st. Call (760) 436-2320 or email if you have any questions regarding the event.

Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. ROOM IS LIMITED, so send us your application materials and details ASAP!

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Summer Fun on the 101 June 24th, 2017


People get ready, Summer Fun is coming!

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Due to inclement weather forecast for Sunday, the Battle of the Bands has been moved to UNIV Studio at 1057 S Coast Hwy 101 in downtown Encinitas. We are very grateful to keep the show going at the same time this Sunday May 7th from  noon-3. See previous post for schedule.


Battle 2017 UNIV

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Battle of the Bands May 7th at Seaweed and Gravel

Don’t miss all the good times at our 2017 Battle for the Bands for Summer Fun at Seaweed and Gravel (1144 N coast Hwy 101 Leucadia) this Saturday May 7th from noon-3PM! The judges will choose one young band to play on June 24th at Leucadia Roadside Park. See below for our talent packed schedule.

We’ll also be raising money for the Summer Fun Music Scholarship Fund and revealing this year’s Summer Fun lineup so grab your cruiser and come check it out!

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*Set times subject to change

12-12:15 PM – 5 More Minutes

12:30-12:45 PM – The Elements

1:00-1:15 PM – Lizzie Waters

1:30-2:00 PM – The Unknowns

2:15-2:30 – Synesthesia

2:45-3:00 – The Statistics

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Summer Fun TODAY in South Leucadia


Our final day of Summer Fun! Here’s a schedule with some short descriptions:

Sunday June 26, 2015

Support Local Business Music Walk and Record Swap

 11-6 pm

Swell Property Craft Beer Garden at Priority Public House (576 N. Coast Hwy 101)

1:00 pm- Heather Nation baroque folk

2:00 pm- Inspired and the Sleep synth pop

3:00 pm- Mattson 2 surf jazz

4:00 pm- The Gloomies  stylish indie rock

5:00PM – Monarch fuzzy scuzzy rock

Vivic mellow EDM between bands

& various locations on N. Coast Hwy 101

At 454 Tattoo & Body Piercing (454 N. Coast Hwy 101)

11:30 am- Gemini Junction  blue grass

12:30pm- Kiki Halliday  mellow beach

1:30-2PM – Boaz Roberts  avante garde

At Ducky Waddles (414 N. Coast Hwy 101)

11:30 am- The Velvet Flower – surf psych

12:30 pm- Amerikan Bear (Acoustic) psycho psych folk

1:30-2PM – PadreWisdom and Friend  mystery rock

At Gold Coast Plaza (466 N. Coast Hwy 101) 

11:00 am- Jay Cain  maynard folk

12:00 pm- The Friends   twee-gaze folk

1:00 pm- The Sham Saints  psych folk

At Lou’s Records (434 N. Coast Hwy 101) Record Swap 11AM-2PM

11:00 am- Yael and Vlady   gypsy folk

12:00 pm- North County Lumber Truck   family blues band

1:00 pm- Wish and the Well folky tonk






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