The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department is putting out a call to local bands who are interested in performing at the 2018 Summer Concerts in the Park Series.

Family-friendly bands, from a variety of music genres, are encouraged to apply. Concerts will be held at a local City park every other Sunday from mid-June through the first weekend in September. A total of eight bands will be invited to play.

To be considered, bands must submit a CD, biography, high-resolution picture or an electronic press kit, along with an application to the Recreation and Parks Department (615 S. McClelland Street) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9th. Applications are available online at

Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.