Sugar Ray, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to Headline Tequila & Taco Music Festival July 9 & 10

Ventura’s beloved Tequila & Taco Music Festival will be returning July 9 – 10 to Surfer’s Point LIVE at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.  Festivalgoers will be able to enjoy premium tequila sampling, a full schedule of live entertainment, delicious street tacos, refreshing craft beer and margaritas, and an artisanal craft market, all at an idyllic, outdoor beach setting, cooled by ocean breezes.

Embodying the endless summer of popular music and culture, powerhouse rock band Sugar Ray – co-founded by Mark McGrath [vocals] and Rodney Sheppard [lead guitar] – will headline on Saturday performing their catalog of carefree, summertime hits.  Opening the day are Spanish-language Adelaide with an electrifying tribute to Latina Women including a rollicking set from Selena, and Smooth Sounds of Santana bringing Latin-infused grooves.

The party continues Sunday with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – one of the greatest hip-hop acts of all time – performing an unforgettable set of hits and jams.  Samba-Reggae-Funk group SambaDá and cumbia groundbreakers, La Sonora Dinamitawill kick off the day with a blend of groovy tropical vibes.

A variety of top-shelf tequila brands will be participating in the festival’s Saturday and Sunday tequila tasting, and hand-crafted margaritas and other beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees will also be able to enjoy mouthwatering gourmet street tacos from a range of popular food vendors.

There are three levels of tickets available:  the Tequila Experience that includes festival entry and top-shelf tequila sampling; the Margarita Experience – a pair of tickets that includes festival entry, two margaritas and two souvenir glasses; and General Admission tickets that include festival entry. All tickets provide full access to food and beverage vendors and live entertainment.  Tickets and information are available at   Festival hours are Saturdays from 1:00 – 9:00pm and Sundays from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.

“It’s time to head to the beach, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the cool sea breeze at the Ventura County Fairgrounds,” said Vincenzo Giammanco, CEO of CBF Productions. “We are thrilled to be celebrating our 10th anniversary of bringing live entertainment and delicious food and drink to this beautiful location right by the Pacific Ocean.”

The full calendar of exciting events coming to Surfer’s Point LIVE can be found at

Tequila & Taco Music Festival is part of the Surfer’s Point LIVE! Event Series launched in July 2021 by CBF Productions.  In 2020, CBF Productions launched the first drive-in, live, theatre-in-the-round-style socially distanced entertainment experience in California with Concerts In Your Car. CBF Productions continues to lead the pack with their new music and food festival series, Surfer’s Point LIVE!  From their legendary Boots & Brews Country Music Festivals to Tequila & Taco Festivals, Spring & Winter Wine Walks, Snow N Glow, and more, CBF’s visionary events have been on the forefront of the food/drink and music festival circuit for over 13 years. 
Surfer’s Point LIVE! is Southern California’s newest outdoor entertainment venue.  Just steps from the beach, and named after the famous California surf break – Surfers Point – this one-of-a-kind venue provides beautiful ocean views, incredible sunsets and cool ocean breezes all year round.