Marin's Free Music & Film

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    Depot Plaza in Mill Valley

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Posted in Best Marin Attractions on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by MCVB Staff

One of the great things about Marin in the summer and fall is the plentitude of free music performances and movie showings. Pack a picnic and a couple of lawn chairs and enjoy the unique ambiance of Marin while watching free entertainment to your heart’s content.



San Rafael

San Rafael’s upscale music club Fenix offers free concerts on Sundays at 11:30 am. On August 24, Mighty Mississippi, an acoustic blues trio from the Bay Area, appears onstage. For further information see


Mill Valley

Concerts on the Plaza, Depot Plaza, 85 Throckmorton Ave., are held on Sunday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm.  For more info, visit


San Anselmo

The Music in the Park series at Creek Park, is held on Sundays from 1–4 pm. Upcoming performances are on August 24 and 31. For more information, visit the


Corte Madera

The Summer Music Series at Corte Madera Town Center continues on

Sundays from 2–4 pm, through September 28. The Summer Music Series lineup includes: 

August 24: New West Guitar Group - Jazz Guitar

August 31: Andoni - Pop, Blues, Jazz, Swing, Motown, R&B, Italian

September 7: David Correa and Cascada - Rhumba Flamenco

September 14: Peter Best - Caribbean Steeldrum Music

September 21: Bodhi - Folk/ Intimate Acoustic/ Folk Rock

September 28: Corte Madera Town Band - Full Band Local Favorite

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Through September 7, free movies are screened at outdoor venues throughout Marin, including San Rafael’s Peacock Gap Park and China Camp, Fairfax’s Central Field and San Anselmo’s Creek Park. Upcoming films include Despicable Me 2 on Friday, August 29 at Peacock Gap Park; Blood Alley on Saturday, August 30 at China Camp State Park;  Silver Linings Playbook on Friday, August 22, and the Legend of Hercules on Saturday, August 23 at San Anselmo Creek Park. For information, visit




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