Thanks for advertising in the 2016 Central Coast Music Sourcebook.  This great little publication will connect bands with venues, promoters, event planners, and other music-related businesses.  

Here's some info about setting up your ad: 

Finished publication size:  4" wide by 5.5" high.  If you're familiar with the Big Big SLO Pocket Planner (the little pocket-sized booklet promoting concerts), it's the same size.  Decades of market research has found this to be a magical size - people hold on to them and keep them handy.  

Who creates your ad?  You can provide camera-ready art created by you or your graphic artist, or Paul will create your ad at no extra charge if you prefer.  

Ad Sizes: 

  • Full Page:  5.5" high x 4" wide
  • Half Page:  2.75" high x 4" wide
  • Quarter Page: 1.375" high x 4" wide

Ad specifications:  

  • 300 dpi
  • CMYK
  • Full color / full bleed
  • Please include 0.125" bleed around your ad
  • Please - no text within 0.125" of ad border. 

If you have any questions about designing or submitting your ad, please contact Paul at (805) 441-3344 or at 

Submit your final artwork by emailing to  If the file size is over 10MB, please transfer file via