The popular Free Friday Bands on the Beach concert series starts up again in June at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. June 14 - August 30, enjoy some of your favorite bands bands live in two free shows on the Beach Bandstand at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The bands include Gin Blossoms, The Tubes, Blue Oyster Cult, War, Foghat and other. There are two free shows each Friday night -- one at 6:30pm and a second show at 8:30pm. Go the the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk website for more information.