The performing arts have long been a valued and celebrated aspect of San Luis Obispo culture. With the goal of educating and increasing accessibility for kids, students, and the community at large, The Performing Arts Center’s SLO outreach programs continue to foster SLO’s affinity for the arts. From local acts to international groups, a variety of talented performers can be found on the many stages throughout SLO. San Luis Obispo’s event calendar is full of exciting concerts and performances happening throughout the year.
Check out the listings for films, ballets, chamber music concerts, dramas, and even comedy performances, along with annual performing arts festivals below. Overwhelmed by all the choices? Don’t worry—you can always come back to visit!