The Festival of New American Music at California State University, Sacramento is one of the nation's longest running annual events dedicated to contemporary music. All festival events are open to the public and nearly all are free. Included are concerts, lectures, classes and presentations at area schools. Venues range from the University's Music Recital Hall to downtown Sacramento's Sterling Hotel to the historic Crocker Art Museum.
Local performers and composers from the CSUS music department will showcase their considerable talents alongside a lineup of visiting artists of the highest caliber from across the nation.
Location of North Campus Entrance
North (J Street) entrance is at 6000 J Street at Carlson Drive, about a half-mile west of Howe Avenue.
Location of South Campus Entrance
From the east, take Highway 50 west to the Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road exit. Go through the stoplight to College Town Drive. At the second light, the road becomes State University Drive South and you are on campus.
From the West
Take Highway 50 east to Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road exit. Stay in the right lane of the exit. Go under the freeway and make a left at the stoplight to College Town Drive. At the second light, the road becomes State University Drive South and you are on campus.
To Capistrano Hall
From the south entrance, continue on State University Drive South past the stadium. Make a right on Sinclair Road at the stop sign. Park in the parking structure, which is adjacent to Capistrano Hall.
From the J Street north entrance, stay to the right as you drive on campus, and follow the road as it veers right to State University Drive North. Make a left on Sinclair Road at the stop sign. Park in the parking structure, which is adjacent to Capistrano Hall.
Parking: Parking on campus is $2.25 ($2.75 starting fall 2003). Permits may be purchased at self-serve kiosks throughout the parking lots. Parking rules are enforced 24 hours a day.