In addition to the glamorous race day looks and world-class horse racing, the Del Mar Race Track, celebrating 75 years, also boasts more concerts than ever before. The Seaside Stage, located at the west end of the grandstand, will offer shows every Friday and select Saturdays through September 5. Concerts are free with racetrack admission purchased prior to the last race. Admission for concertgoers entering after the final race is $20. In addition to top musical acts, Del Mar offers Family Sundays and Free and Easy Wednesdays, as
well as the $1 Million TVG Pacific Classic (August 26). Racing takes place Wednesday through Sunday, with post time for the first race on most days at 2pm. On Fridays first post is at 4pm. (858/755-1141, www.delmarscene.com)
 
2012 Summer Concert Series:
·      Friday, August 3 – Steel Pulse
·      Saturday, August 4 – Cake
·      Friday, August 10 – The Offspring
·      Friday, August 17 – Michael Franti & Spearhead
·      Saturday, August 18 – Ben Harper
·      Friday, August 24 – Jimmy Cliff
·      Friday, August 31 – Ozomatli
·      Saturday, September 1 – Ziggy Marley