Del Mar Racetrack concerts to include Ludacris, Steve Aoki, Eagles of Death Metal


The Eagles of Death Metal, Ludacris, Billy Currington and San Diego’s Slightly Stoopid are among the music acts confirmed to perform at the 2017 edition of the Del Mar Summer Concert Series.

The series at the Del Mar Racetrack will open with a July 21 concert by San Diego reggae band Tribal Seeds and conclude with a Sept. 3 performance by EDM favorite Steve Aoki.

Those two shows will bookend concerts by such varied acts as Violent Femmes, Lord Huron and The Revivalists, the seven-man New Orleans band that scored a breakthrough hit last year with its chart-topping song, “Wish I Knew You.”

The full schedule of performers appears below.

This will be the seventh year the Del Mar Summer Concert Series takes place at the standing-room-only Seaside Stage, located near the west end of the racetrack’s Grandstand.

All concerts are 18-and-up and are free with the standard racetrack admission fee of $6. Concertgoers arriving after the last race of the day will be charged a $20 admission fee. .

Performances are scheduled to begin shortly after the last race of the day. On Saturdays and Sundays, the post time for the first race is at 2 p.m. On Fridays, the post time for the first race is at 4 p.m., with the exceptions of Aug. 25 and Sept. 1 when the first post is at 3:30 p.m.

General parking during the races costs $10. The price rises to $20 for those parking after the last race of the day. Free shuttle service is available from and to the nearby Solana Beach Amtrak and Coaster station.

For more information, call: (858) 755-1141, or go to

2017 Del Mar Summer Concert Series lineup

Friday, July 21 - Tribal Seeds

Friday, July 28 - Violent Femmes

Friday, August 4 - Eagles of Death Metal

Saturday, August 5 - Country Fest, starring Billy Currington

Friday, August 11 - Special guest to be announced

Saturday, August 12 - Ludacris

Friday, August 18 - Steel Pulse

Friday, August 25 - Lord Huron

Saturday, August 26 - Slightly Stoopid

Friday, September 1 - The Revivalists

Sunday, September 3 - Steve Aoki

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