Events Roundup: Upcoming Events & the Best Venues in Sacramento

As your source for all things entertainment, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento is providing a refresh of events in Sacramento. From concerts to sporting events and everything in between, this is your go-to lineup for upcoming Sacramento events! 

1. Hard Rock Cafe Sacramento Live Music

Live music is back and better than ever at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento Cafe stage. Enjoy our legendary signature burgers while also enjoying live music by local Sacramento talent. With everything from country groups to alternative rock, the stage at Hard Rock Cafe is delivering the live music you’ve been missing. All acts hit the stage at 10pm and will be serving up the tunes until 1am. Check out who’s next on stage and plan your trip to the cafe.

2. Toyota Amphitheater Upcoming Concerts

This Wheatland live nation venue is ready to host live events once again, and they’re kicking things off with a bang. This outdoor venue is just moments away from your suite at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento and is hosting some of the best performances in the area. As a way to say goodbye to the summer and end the year 2021 the right way, Toyota Amphitheater has welcomed the Jonas Brothers, Jason Aldean, The Doobie Brothers, and many more to the stage. Check out the lineup, order your tickets, and get ready for a great performance.

3. Golden 1 Center Upcoming Events

Whether you’re looking for music, comedy, or sports, the Golden 1 Center has it all. Located in the heart of downtown Sacramento and less than a mile from California’s first business district, Golden 1 Center continues to build a community for all. Featuring music, sports, local food & culture, and much more, you’re sure to have a good time, no matter the event you’re attending. Check out upcoming events today and reserve your ticket!

People at a live concert

4. Old Sacramento Waterfront Events

Located along the Sacramento River, the Old Sacramento Waterfront is a 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State HIstoric Park that has plenty to offer when it comes to activities in the area. Shopping, history, and entertainment all collide in this part of the county. Enjoy a day at the Waterfront or an evening enjoying the events. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to enjoy it here. Check out what the events line up look like today!

5. Additional Events & Venues to Keep an Eye on

With events and entertainment making a comeback in 2021, there are plenty of live performances to look forward to. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a community specific event or are anticipating your favorite band or artists coming to the area, Sacramento is the place to be. Below are some additional events and venues to keep in mind when you’re looking for live entertainment:

  • 2021 Aftershock Festival at Discovery Park: October 7-10 Aftershock is coming to Sacramento. Don’t miss out on performances by Metallica, The Original Misfits, and many more!
  • Sacramento Kings: Get ready for basketball season and support your local Kings. The first preseason home game kicks off on October 4th against the Phoenix Suns.
  • Art of Soul, Jazz, Blues, and R&B Fest: October 10th, the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum is presenting an evening filled with smooth music by some of the best.

Now that you know what events are coming to the area, it’s time to add these must-sees to your calendar. Whether you’re looking for sports, live music, food, or comedy, Sacramento has it all. And if that’s not enough, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento is bringing even more entertainment to the area. That’s right, Fire Mountain is adding it’s very own event venue, Hard Rock Live! Construction of the brand new Hard Rock Live venue kicked off in mid-June and is expected to be completed and open for business by May 2022. Our state-of-the-art audio visual Hard Rock Live venue is being designed with you in mind, making it a premier destination for concerts and entertainment. Stay tuned for more information on upcoming events at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento!

Enjoy live music in Sacramento in all forms and wrap up 2021 the right way!