The Mar Dels. Courtesy of the band

The Forum in Carlsbad kicks off a free summer concert series on Saturday with the popular reggae band Upstream.

Concerts are scheduled every Saturday through Aug. 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the garden between Lululemon and Paper Source.

The remaining four concerts in the series are:

  • July 13 — The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known nostalgia bands, plays hits from the 1940s through the 90s.
  • July 20 — Kimba Light performs a high-energy Afro-Cuban fusion with salsa, hip-hop and funk.
  • July 27 — Crown City Bombers plays classic rockabilly, early R & B, and rock and roll standards of the 1950s and early 60s .
  • Aug. 3 — Back To The Garden performs the songs of Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Woodstock, Monterey Pop, Laurel Canyon and the Beatles

The Forum Carlsbad shops are located at 1923 Calle Barcelona in Carlsbad.

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.