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This page lists concerts for Orange County by city name.  To find information for a particular city, click on the appropriate section of the alphabet below for the city you are looking for, or continue scrolling down the page. Please remember that although every attempt is made to bring you the most current concert information, all schedules are subject to change. It is recommended that you confirm any performance you wish to attend. Concerts are listed by all cities together, or separately for Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire. For a list of concerts in cities for one county only, click the appropriate link in the column on the left. Enjoy the summer!

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June 30, July 9 and July 16 - Alhambra Library Programs. The Alhambra Library, 101 S. First Street at the Civic Center, presents a variety of programming for children and adults. Music programs will be: June 30 at 2 p.m. - Cabaret Music with Kevin Noonchester (Adult program), July 9 at 3:30 p.m. - Brother Yusef Blues (Children's program) and July 16 at 3:30 p.m. - Noteworthy Puppets' Kid Zorro Puppet Musical. Information: (626) 570-5008, www.alhambralibrary.org or www.cityofalhambra.org.

July 4 - Fourth of July Celebration. The city's 4th of July celebration will take place at Alamansor Park, 800 S. Alamansor Street. Food booths, picnic games and a small carnival (nominal fee) will open at 3 p.m. Music by Past Action Heroes (80s) will begin at 7 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Pets, personal fireworks, smoking and alcohol are not allowed. Information: (626) 570-3242, (626) 570-5044, www.cityofalhambra.org or www.alhambrachamber.org.

July 22 - Alhambra Performing Arts Center Programs. Russian pianist Sabine. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. at the Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church, 1850 W. Hellman Avenue. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis. For more information send an e-mail to bizwind@yahoo.com or call the phone number listed. Information: (626) 230-5435.

Alhambra Summer Concert Series in the Park. The Alhambra concerts will take place on Fridays from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Alhambra Park Bandshell, 500 N. Palm Avenue. Information: (626) 570-3242 or www.cityofalhambra.org.

  • July 6 - Dead Ringer (Top 40)

  • July 13 - Suave the Band (Latin)

  • July 20 - Kelly Rae Band (Country)

  • July 27 - Woodstock Mud (Classic Rock)


June 30 - Aliso Viejo Public Library Programs. The Artisan Guitar Ensemble. The Artisan Guitar Ensemble will present a chamber music concert at the library at 3 p.m. The library is located at 1 Journey in Aliso Viejo. Information: (949) 360-1730 or www.ocpl.org, go to branch information for Aliso Viejo.

Other Aliso Viejo/AVCA events are now members only. There are no listings at this time.


July 4 - Fourth of July Celebration. The 4th of July festival at Peralta Park (115 N. Pinney) will begin at 3 p.m. Food/game booths will continue until 8:45 p.m., with fireworks at 9 p.m. There will be live entertainment from 5 - 8:45 p.m., games and food vendors. The annual parade will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the festival. The parade begins at Canyon High School and travels north on Imperial Highway, turning right on Santa Ana Canyon Road ending at Quintana Road near Eucalyptus Park. See website for information on other related activities. Information: www.anaheimhillscommunitycouncil.org or www.anaheim.net.

Weekly, Thursdays - Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

Weekly, Saturdays and Sundays - Weekend Entertainment at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace. Weekly entertainment takes place Saturdays and Sundays at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace, 1440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. On Saturdays in La Placita: Ballet Folklorico from noon - 12:45 p.m., Show De Chenter from 1 - 3 p.m., and Banda from 4 - 6 p.m. On Sundays: in El Studio - Grupo from noon - 4 p.m., and in La Placita - Ballet Folklorico from 1 - 1:45 p.m., Mariachi and Norteno music from 2 - 4 p.m. and Karaoke from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Information: (714) 999-0888 or www.anaheimindoormarketplace.com.

Performances at The Packing House - Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage at the Packing House and the other(s) are at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

  • June 30 - Jabe Amato (Acoustic) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Sophia Bollman Band (Pop) and Dave Stretch (Acoustic, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 1 - Honeydrops Express (Jazz) from 1 - 3 p.m.; also free gardening class at 9 a.m. in Farmers Park

  • July 4 - Christopher Brothers (Pop/Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 5 - Jim Becker (Acoustic Rock) from 6 - 8 p.m.

  • July 6 - Surfabilly Cats (Rockabilly) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 7 - Brother Silver (Blues) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Amanda Castro (Swing) and Megan Brown (Acoustic, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 8 - Classic Jazz Trio from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 13 - Altar Billies (Rockabilly) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 14 - Lucy Healey from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Sean Oliu and Tandem Unicycle (at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 15 - Wildwood Dreamers (Rockabilly) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 20 - Frogtown Serenaders (Folk) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 21 - S4XOPHONE) from 1 - 3 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m., plus JP & Benny B (Acoustic Classic Rock, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 22 - Sherrifs of Schroedingham (Americana) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 27 - Christopher Brothers (Pop/Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 28 - Jabe Amato (Acoustic) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Swingin' Johnny and the Sonic Creepers (Ska/Swing) and Jim Becker (Acoustic Rock, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 29 - Cafe Flamenco (Acoustic Jazz) from 1 - 3 p.m.

Anaheim Hills Concerts in the Canyon. Concerts are from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Ronald Reagan Park, 945 S. Weir Canyon Road. Information: (714) 765-5263 or www.anaheim.net

  • July 12 - 80z All Stars (80s)

  • July 19 - Trinity (Tribute to Styx, Journey and Foreigner)

  • July 26 - Petty Breakers (Tom Petty Tribute)


July 4 - 39th Annual Country Fair. The city's 4th of July Country Fair takes place from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in City Hall Park, 401 S. Brea Boulevard (or come a little earlier for a pancake breakfast [fee] beginning at 7 a.m.). Entertainment TBA. Country Fair hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., car show from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will also be a kiddie parade, food vendors, games, a craft area, children's and teen areas and contests from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and more. Information: (714) 990-7771, www.breaspecialevents.com or www.cityofbrea.net.

Brea Concerts in the Park. Concerts are Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in City Hall Park, 401 S. Brea Boulevard (one block south of Imperial Highway). Information: (714) 990-7771, (714) 990-7100, www.cityofbrea.net or www.facebook.com/breaconcerts.

  • July 11 - Symphonic Winds of the Pacific (Pops/Patriotic)

  • July 18 - Pickleback Shine (Country)

  • July 25 - The Suffragettes (All-Female Pop/Rock/Top 40)

  • August 1 - Clapton Road (Eric Clapton Tribute)


Buena Park Summer Concert Series - Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. at Boisseranc Park, 7520 Dale Street (off La Palma). Information: (714) 236-3860 or www.buenapark.com.

  • July 11 - The Who Generation (Who Tribute)

  • July 18 - Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars Tribute)

Downtown Buena Park Summer Concert Series - Concerts continue from 7 - 9 p.m. at Buena Park Downtown (shopping center), 8308 on the Mall (La Palma between Dale and Stanton). Information: (714) 503-5000 and www.buenaparkdonwtown.com (BP Downtown), and (714) 236-3860 or www.buenapark.com (City of Buena Park).

  • July 25 - K-Pop Music and Dance Fest

  • August 1 - The Trip (Contemporary Rock)


July 13 - Opening Day of the Orange County Fair. This the opening day for the Orange County Fair. There is free admission and parking for the general public FOR THREE HOURS ONLY from noon - 3 p.m. It is recommended that you arrive early, as gates open early and traffic can be blocked for long distances immediately prior to noon. There is also free admission for all active duty military (with ID) all day every day. See the OC Fair's website for the day's full entertainment schedule. Information: (714) 708-FAIR or www.ocfair.com.

Metro Pointe Entertainment Series. - Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 6 - 9 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

  • July 1 - Kelly Fitzgerald Band (Classic Pop-Rock)

  • July 6 - The Intenders (Classic Pop-Rock/Dance)

  • July 7 - Sound FX (Jazz/Pop/Dance)

  • July 8 - Jumpin' Joz Band (Jumpin' Jive Swing)

  • July 13 - 2AZZ1 (Urban Contempo/R&B)

  • July 14 - Shades of Blue (Diverse Blues)

  • July 15 - Renown Muzic Trio (Motown/R&B/Dance)

  • July 20 - Chain Reaction (Motown/R&B/Dance)

  • July 21 - Sligo Rags (Celtic/Bluegrass)

  • July 22 - The Kid 'N Nic Show (Jumpin' Jive Swing)

  • July 27 - Ohio Trio Plus (Motown/R&B/Dance)

  • July 28 - Eric Turner Band (Classic Blues Rock)

  • July 29 - Redd Street (Motown/R&B/Dance)

Costa Mesa Summer Concert Series. Concerts are from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Fairview Park, 2525 Placentia Avenue. Activities for children begin at 5 p.m. There also will be food trucks and a beer/wine garden. Information: (714) 754-5300, www.costamesaca.gov or www.costamesafoundation.org.

  • July 10 - The Fenians (Celtic)

  • July 17 - Flashback Heart Attack

  • July 24 - Desperado (Eagles Tribute)

  • July 31 -Tijuana Dogs (Rock)

Segerstrom Center the Arts/Argyros Plaza Events. The Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present a variety of programs outdoors in the Argyros Plaza. Unless otherwise noted, all performances last approximately one hour to 1 1/2 hours. The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive. Information: (714) 556-2787 or www.scfta.org.

  • July 6 - Summer Jazz Series with Carol Welsman at 7 p.m.

  • July 13 - Summer Jazz Series with Yolanda Johnson and her All-Star Band at 7 p.m.

  • July 20 - Summer Jazz Series with Sweet Baby J'ai at 7 p.m.

  • July 27 - Summer Jazz Series with the Tierney Sutton Band at 7 p.m.


July 29 - Cypress Community Festival. The 38th Annual Community Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Knoll Park, 5700 Orange Avenue. There will be a chili cook-off, car show, family games, ongoing entertainment, food booths, a chamber business expo, arts and crafts and children's rides. Check for full entertainment schedule on website closer to date of event. Information: (714) 229-6780, www.cypressfestival.com or http://www.cypressrec.com.

Cypress 2018 Concerts on the Green. - All performances take place at 6 p.m. on the Cypress Civic Center Green, 5275 Orange at Grindlay. Festival seating; picnics and lawn chairs welcome. Light refreshments are available for purchase, and no alcohol is allowed. No seating set-up prior to 2 p.m. on Friday. Arts/crafts for children beginning at 5:30 p.m. Information: (714) 229-6780, www.cypressrec.org or http://www.ci.cypress.ca.us

  • July 7 - LA Vation (U2 Tribute)

  • July 14 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

  • July 21 - Redneck Rodeo (Country)


Dana Point Summer Concert Series - Concerts are from 3 - 6 p.m. at Sea Terrace Park, Pacific Coast Highway at Niguel Road. The first band plays from 3 - 4 p.m., and the second from 4:30 - 6 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and proceeds benefit the 5th Marine Regiment Group and Dana Point VFW Post 9934. Information: (949) 248-3530 or www.danapoint.org/recreation.

  • July 8 - "Summer of Love" concert with Papermoon Gypsys and Iron Butterfly

  • July 15 - Dana Point Symphony and Saturday Night Fever (Bee Gees Tribute)

  • July 22 - Small World Band (Classic Rock) and Bonfire (AC/DC Tribute)

  • July 29 - The Reflexx (80s) and David Brighton's Space Oddity (David Bowie Tribute)


Fountain Valley Summer Concert Series. Concerts take place Thursdays from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street (at Heil). Information: (714) 839-8611 or www.fountainvalley.org

  • July 5 - Pop Vinyl (Pop/Dance)

  • July 12 - Desperado (Eagles Tribute)

  • July 19 - BeaTunes (Beatles Music)

  • July 26 - Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars Tribute)


July 4 - Fourth of July Community Festival and Fireworks Show. Gates open at 5 p.m. for the annual festival. Hours are from 5 - 9 p.m., and the event will take place at the Fullerton Union High School Softball Fields, located on Lemon Street between Berkeley and Chapman. No stadium seating this year. Live music by Deke Dickerson and the Eccofonics (Rockabilly), children's activites, food vendors and more. Fireworks at 9 p.m. No alcohol, animals, umbrellas, glass or personal fireworks allowed. Information: (714) 738-6545 or www.cityoffullerton.com.

Fullerton Farmers Market - The Fullerton Farmers Market season returns with live music from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The market is on Wilshire Avenue between Pomona and Harbor Boulevard, and hours are 4 - 8:30 p.m. Also beginning at 4 p.m. food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, beer and wine garden, kids' korner and more. Information: (714) 738-6545 or www.cityoffullerton.com.

  • July 5 - Superlark (Rock 'n Roll)

  • July 12 - The Actors (Classic Rock)

  • July 19 - Kid Ramos and Friends (Blues)

  • July 26 - Smokin Cobras (50s/60s Oldies)

"Get Your Groove On" Summer Concert Series. The concerts take place Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at either the Fullerton Sports Complex, 560 E. Silver Pine (off Bastanchury between Harbor and Brea Blvds), or the Hillcrest Park Great Lawn, 1200 N. Harbor Boulevard. Information: (714) 738-6545 or www.cityoffullerton.com.

  • July 11 - Woodie and the Longboards (Beach Boys Tribute) at the Sports Complex

  • July 18 - Upstream (Reggae) at the Sports Complex

  • July 25 - My Generation (British Invasion) at the Sports Complex

  • August 1 - The Answer (Classic Rock) at Hillcrest Park


Garden Grove Summer Concert Series. Concerts take place Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in Eastgate Park, 12001 St. Mark Street (west end of Chapman Avenue off Valley View). Food trucks will be available for food purchases. No EZ-ups or golf carts. Information: (714) 741-5200, www.garden-grove.org or www.ggcf.com.

  • July 12 - DSB (Journey Tribute)

  • July 19 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

  • July 26 - The Funky Hippeez (70s Retro Revue)


July 4 - 4th of July Festival and Independence Day Parade. Events will take place at and around Pier Plaza at the Huntington Beach Pier. On July 4, the annual parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Pacific Coast Highway and 8th Street. The parade will continue on PCH to Main Street, then go north on Main.Check website for details about road closures and putting out seating along the parade route. Entertainment schedule for Pier Plaza festival is included below. Information: www.hb4thofjuly.org or www.huntingtonbeachca.gov.

  • July 1 - Cosmic Reaction at 12:45 p.m., Westwind Productions at 2:30 p.m., Sabrina Lentini at 4:15 p.m. and Andy Rau at 6:30 p.m.

  • July 2 - Marian Mulock at 11:30 a.m., School of Rock at 1:15 p.m., Alyssa Walker at 3 p.m., The Ashleys at 4:45 p.m., and Danny Maika Trio at 6:30 p.m.

  • July 3 - Eutectic Band at 11:30 a.m., The Flannels at 1:15 p.m., Moving in Stereo at 3 p.m., Olivia Ooms and the Resistors at 4:45 p.m., and Roger Neal at 6:30 p.m.

  • July 4 - Ragdoll at 2 p.m., Ramsey Brothers Band at 4 p.m. and After Party at 7 p.m.

Surfin' Sundays Concert Series - Sunday surf music concerts are either in the parking lot behind the Surf Museum, 411 Olive (off Main Street), or at Pier Plaza (Main/Pacific Coast Highway). See individual concert dates for details. Information: (714) 960-3483 or www.surfingmuseum.org.

  • July 22 - Surfin' Sundays at Pier Plaza from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. with bands The Pyronauts, Outerwave, The Volcanics, 3 Balls of Fire, Insect Surfers and The Ramsey Brothers.

Huntington Beach Concert Band Central Park Concert Series - Concerts begin at 5 p.m. in Central Park, 7111 Talbert at Golden West (behind the Huntington Beach main library). Information: (714) 891-6856, www.hbconcertband.org, or www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us

  • July 1 - Night Blooming Jazzmen (Dixieland Jazz)

  • July 8 - Navy Band Southwest Ensemble (Patriotic/Big Band/Current)

  • July 15 - Ginger and the Hoosier Daddys (1920s-1940s), also free dance lessons from 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

  • July 22 - Huntington Beach Concert Band (Side-By-Side Concert with local high school musicians)

  • July 29 - Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin' Daddys (Vintage Jazz/Swing), also free dance lessons from 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Performances at Bella Terra. - Music in the Amphitheater. Performances take place at the times listed in the amphitheater outside the Century Theaters. The Bella Terra Center's address is 7777 Edinger Avenue. Information: (714) 897-2534 or www.bellaterra-hb.com.

  • June 30 - Robert Simon (Flamenco Guitar) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 20 - Third Fridays program from 6 - 9 p.m. with the David Rosales Band, a beer/wine garden, restaurant tastings and more. Event is located in the Park Pavilion across from Old Navy

Ongoing, Tuesday Nights - Surf City Nights. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.


July 5 and 12 - OC Parks Summer Concert Series. OC Parks will be hosting several summer concerts at area parks. All shows are from 6 - 8 p.m. with free admission and parking, with food trucks available at 5 p.m. Irvine concerts will take place at Mason Park, 18712 University Drive. Bands will be: July 5 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul) with Adam Lasher, and July 12 - Flashback Heart Attack (80s) with Matt Baxter. Information: (949) 923-2220, www.ocparks.com or www.facebook.com/OrangeCountyParks.

July 29 - Pacific Symphony "Symphony in the Cities" Concert. The Symphony in the Cities program will take place as part of the Irvine Sizzlin' Summer Concerts at Woodbridge Mike Ward Community Park, Alton Parkway/Lake. For this program there will be a musical playground for children starting at 5:30 p.m. and the Pacific Symphony concert will follow at 7 p.m. Information: (949) 724-6606 or www.cityofirvine.org.

Irvine Sizzlin' Summer Concerts. The Irvine Sizzlin' Summer Concerts will take place from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Woodbridge Community Park, Alton Parkway/Lake. Bring lawn chairs/blankets, and food will be available for purchase. Information: (949) 724-6606 or www.cityofirvine.org.

  • July 8 - Smith the Band (Country)

  • July 15 - The Reflexx (80s New Wave)

  • July 22 - Tijuana Dogs (Rock), with intermission performance at 6:30 p.m. by Sara Peyton King

  • July 29 - Pacific Symphony Symphony in the Cities

Concordia University Concerts on the Green - The Concordia University Concerts on the Green will take place from 5 - 7 p.m. on the Concordia University campus, on the lawn between Grimm Hall and the C.U. Center. Bring beach chairs or blankets and picnics. See website for directions to campus. Information: (949) 214-3185, www.cui.edu/giving/concerts-on-the-green or www.cui.edu.

  • July 8 - Echo Boomers (Pop, 50s - today)

  • July 15 - South Coast Swing (Big Band/Swing)

  • July 22 - Concert on the Green Wind Orchestra conducted by Dr. Jeff Held (Pop/Patriotic/Musicals)


La Habra Summer Concert Series. Concerts take place on Thursdays at Portola Park, 301 S. Euclid. Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. Information: (562) 383-4205 or www.lahabraca.gov

  • July 12 - FlashPants (80s)

  • July 19 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 26 - Timba Tumbao (Latin)


La Palma Summer Concert Series. "Movin' to the Music" concerts are from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Saturdays in Central Park, 7821 Walker Street between Orangethorpe and La Palma. There will be food trucks and other concessions available for food purchases. Information: (714) 690-3350 or www.cityoflapalma.org.

  • July 7 - Scot Bruce (Elvis Tribute)

  • July 14 - Chicago Tribute Experience

  • July 21 - The Suffragettes (All-Female 80s Cover Band)

  • July 28 - Dallas and Doll (Jazz/Motown)


Laguna Beach residents only: Please contact your city directly for information on summer concert programs.


July 4 - Fourth of July Celebration. Celebrate America's birthday from 4 - 9:30 p.m. at the Laguna Hills Civic Center and Sports Complex, 25555 Alicia Parkway. Food booths, carnival rides activities and music begin at 4 p.m., patriotic crafts and face painting will go from 4 - 8 p.m., and there will be fireworks at 9:10 p.m. after the mayor's welcome. Information: (949) 707-2600, www.lagunahillsca.gov or www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us.


Laguna Niguel Summer Concert Series - "Shakin' It Up." - Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. at Crown Valley Community Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway (unless otherwise noted). Free shuttle service will be available from 6:15 - 9:45 p.m. from the City Hall parking lot at 30111 Crown Valley Parkway. No pets, smoking or alcohol permitted. Information: (949) 425-5100, www.cityoflagunaniguel.org or www.ci.laguna-niguel.ca.us.

  • July 4 - The Suffragettes (Hits from 70s - Today) from 6 - 8 p.m. After the concert, audience members may attend the walk to Laguna Niguel Regional Park (3/4 mile each way) to watch the fireworks. Parking for the shuttle is available at City Hall, 30111 Crown Valley Parkway, and the shuttle will be available from 4 - 10:30 p.m.

  • July 13 - 80z All Stars (80s)

  • July 27 - Jukebox Productions (Variety)


July 4 - Lake Forest 4th of July Parade. The "United We Stand" 4th of July Parade will start at 10 a.m. at the corner of Toledo Way and Ridge Route Drive (in front of El Toro High School). The parade ends on Serrano Road at Dayton. There will be a variety of bands, community groups, floats and more. Information: (949) 461-3457 www.lakeforestparade.com or www.lakeforestca.gov.

Lake Forest Summer Concert Series - Concerts are from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at either the Lake Forest Sports Park, 28000 Rancho Parkway, or at Pittsford Park, 21701 Pittsford Road. Information: (949) 461-3450 or www.lakeforestca.gov

  • July 29 - "Totally 90s" at Pittsford Park from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Bands will be Safety Orange (Beach/Rock/Reggae), The Trip (Rock), and Nineteen 90s Band (90s)


July 4 - Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular. Gates open at 4 p.m. to the Joint Forces Training Base (Farquhar/Bloomfield). The event includes a food court, sponsor booths, kids fun zone (nominal fees for some activities), entertainment, and fireworks at 9 p.m. Due to security regulations, all adults must bring a valid ID. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged and there is no bleacher seating. Motor homes, alcohol, dogs and personal fireworks are not permitted. Adults must have ID and those without ID must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Information: (562) 430-1073 or www.ci.los-alamitos.ca.us.

July 14 and 28 - Los Alamitos Music and Movies. On July 14 - La Sirena y Orquesta Mar de Ashe (Latin/Salsa) at Orville R. Lewis Park, followed by the movie "Coco." On July 28 - Sugar Lips Band at Little Cottonwood Park, followed by the movie "Lego Ninjago Movie." Food will be available for purchase. See website for park addresses. Information: (562) 430-1073 or www.cityoflosalamitos.org.


July 4 - 4th of July Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular. The annual Mission Viejo Independence Day celebration takes place from noon - 9 p.m. on Olympiad Road between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road. The festival includes ongoing entertainment on two stages, game and rides (fee), food, craft and merchandise booths, and more. Entertainment on the main stage will include: High in the 80s, This Side Up and Midnight Ride. The Freedom Stage will feature the youth bands Corey Angeli and the Unknown, Michael Keith, Sound 404, Jasmine Madleur and Olivia Ooms and the Resistors and others. Keith Comer also will be performing from 2 - 6 p.m. at the lake entrance. Fireworks are at 9 p.m. Pets, skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles and barbeques are prohibited. Check website for shuttle information. Information: (949) 830-7066, www.mvactivities.com or www.cityofmissionviejo.org.

July 27 and 28 - Concerts on the Green. On the 27 from 6 - 8 p.m., Family Style (Variety). On July 28, Symphony in the City with the Pacific Symphony. The afternoon will begin with the prelude in the park and musical playground for children at 4 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. The Mission Viejo Concerts on the Green will take place at the Village Green at Oso Viejo Community Park, 24932 Veterans Way. Information: (949) 470-3062 or www.cityofmissionviejo.org.


July 13 - Concerts on the Green. The Springsteen Experience (Bruce Springsteen Tribute). This concert will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the civic green at the Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive (off Avocado). Bring blankets/low-back beach chairs; picnics are welcome. Information: (949) 644-3211 x2156, (949) 644-3309 or www.newportbeachca.gov.


July 19 and 26 - OC Parks Summer Concert Series. OC Parks will be hosting several summer concerts at area parks. All shows are from 6 - 8 p.m. with free admission and parking. Orange concerts will take place at Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Road (see website for directions). Bands will be: July 19 - DJ Velvet Touch and The English Beat, and July 26 - Topcat and Hollywood U2 (U2 Tribute). Information: (949) 923-2220, www.ocparks.com or www.facebook.com/OrangeCountyParks.

Orange Summer Concerts in the Park. Concerts are from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Hart Park Band Shell, 701 South Glassell Street near the 22 Freeway. No pets or alcohol. Information: (714) 744-7278 or www.cityoforange.org

  • July 4 - No concert tonight.

  • July 11 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 18 - Wiseguys Big Band Machine (Big Band)

  • July 25 - Pickleback Shine (Country)

  • August 1 - Soto (Latin/Funk/R&B)


Placentia Summer Concert Series. Concerts are from 6:30 - 8 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in Tri-City Park, 2301 N. Kraemer (south of Imperial). Food will be available for purchase, and concerts will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Information: (714) 993-8232 or www.placentia.org.

  • July 19 - Scot Bruce (Elvis Tribute)

  • July 26 - Soto (Latin/Funk/R&B)


Rancho Santa Margarita Summer Concert Series. Concerts are Sundays from 6 - 8 p.m. at Central Park, 30842 La Miranda Street at the Civic Center. Information: (949) 216-9700 or www.cityofrsm.org

  • July 8 - Pickleback Shine (Country)

  • July 15 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 22 - The Trip (80s/Rock)

  • July 29 - Escape (Journey Tribute)


July 20 - Rossmoor Summer Concerts and Movies. Elm Street Band (Classic Rock/Surf) followed by the movie "Coco." The concert will take place at 6 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk, in Rush Park, 3001 Blume Drive in Rossmoor. Information: (562) 431-0525, (562) 430-3707 or www.rossmoor-csd.org.


July 12 and 26 - San Clemente Music and Movies Series On Jul 12 - The Kelly Boys (Country), and July 26 - Wigs and Ties. Both of these concerts will take place at 6 p.m. at Linda Lane Park, 400 Linda Lane. Smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Information: (949) 361-8264 or www.san-clemente.org.

July 21 and 22 - San Clemente Ocean Festival. The Ocean Festival includes two days of water- and ocean- based activities and competitions around the San Clemente Pier. Saturday evening events include a live concert on the beach near the pier. See website for full activity schedule. There will also be an ocean art show, children's activities and a Woody car exhibit. Information: (949) 440-6141 or http://www.oceanfestival.org.


July 4 - San Juan Capistrano Fourth of July Celebration - The Fourth of July Celebration will take place from 3 - 9:30 p.m. at San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 25925 Camino Del Avion. There will be carnival rides and games (fee), live music beginning at 6 p.m., and fireworks at 9 p.m. No personal fireworks, barbecues, bikes or pets, please. Information: (949) 493-5911 or www.sanjuancapistrano.org.

San Juan Capistrano Summer Nights - All performances take place from 6 - 8 p.m. in historic Town Center Park, 31852 El Camino Real. Information: (949) 493-5911 or www.sanjuancapistrano.org.

  • July 18 - Arena Total Rock Experience (Rock)


July 1 - Family Festival at the Bowers Museum. The Bowers Museum presents Family Festivals on the first Sunday of the month including live music and dance performances, arts and crafts and other activities from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Festivals take place in the Museum courtyard. This month's festival will be an Old-Fashioned 4th of July Festival. Please note: the festivals no longer include complimentary admission to the museum. The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 N. Main Street. Information: (714) 567-3600 or www.bowers.org.

July 4 - Santa Ana Independence Day Celebration. The event will take place from 4 - 9:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, Edinger/Fairview area. From 4 - 8 p.m. there will be a history walk, kids zone play area, live music, recognition of our armed forces and food vendors, and there will be fireworks at 9 p.m. Bring a lawn chair/picnic. Information: (714) 571-4227 or www.santa-ana.org.


July 3 - Band on the Sand. Band on the Sand is a beach-themed party which will take place from 4 - 8 p.m. at the 1st Street beach lot on the sand by the mouth of the San Gabriel River. There will be performances by the King Salmon Band and Los Alamitos High School Chorus, plus food trucks, raffle prize drawings and more. The public is invited to bring chairs/towels and sit on the sand, and table seating is also available with advance reservations/purchase fee. Information: www.bandonthesandsealbeach.com.

Seal Beach Summer Concert Series. Concerts are presented by the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce and take place Wednesdays from 6 - 8 p.m. in Eisenhower Park next to the Seal Beach Pier. No reserving spaces prior to 3 p.m. the day of the concert. Information: (562) 799-0179 or www.sealbeachchamber.org.

  • July 11 - L.A. Vation (U2 Tribute)

  • July 18 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 25 - The Emperors (Rock)


Information for Stanton will be available soon. Please check back later.


July 4 - Fourth of July Celebration. The Tustin July 4th Celebration will take place at the Tustin High School Footbal Stadium (1171 El Camino Real). Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment by the Silverados (Country). Fireworks are at 9 p.m. Seating is on the grass or in the stadium and picnics are welcome; there is no charge for stadium seating, and refreshments also will be available for purchase. Information: (714) 573-3326 or www.tustinca.org.

July 27 - Tustin Ranch Golf Club Summer Concerts. 80z All Stars (80s). Concerts take place from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on the greenside patio. Concerts are open to the public, but the golf club parking fee is $10. No dogs or outside food/beverages, and no chairs on the green. The golf club is located at 12442 Tustin Ranch Road. Doors and concession stands open at 5 p.m. Information: (714) 730-1611 or www.tustinranchgolf.com.

Tustin Summer Concert Series. Concerts are from 6 - 8 p.m. at Peppertree Park, 230 West First Street. Information: (714) 573-3326 or www.tustinca.org

  • July 11 - The Suffragettes (Top 40/Variety)

  • July 18 - Hollywood U2 (U2 Tribute)

  • July 25 - Pop Gun Rerun (80s)

  • August 1 - DSB (Journey Tribute)

Summer Nights Concert Series at The District at Tustin Legacy. Concerts are from 5 - 8 p.m. on Saturday nights in the AMC Courtyard at The District at Tustin Legacy. The District is located at Jamboree/Barrance Parkway. Information: (714) 259-9090 or www.thedistricttl.com

  • July 7 - Felice Hernandez Dance Band (Pop/Contempo)

  • July 14 - Everett Coast Quartet (Pop/Rock)

  • July 21 - Einstein Brown and Sapadilla (Island Reggae)

  • July 28 - Evyn Charles and La Plage (Beach Grooves)


The Westminster Summer Concerts will take place in August. Please check back later.


July 4 - 4th of July Spectacular. The event will take place from 5 - 9 p.m. at Veterans Park, 4756 Valley View Avenue, and Yorba Linda Middle School, 4777 Casa Loma Avenue. There will be food vendors, family activities, a live band and a Kids Fun Zone from 5 - 8 p.m. (most activities free, fee for inflatable obstacle course). No alcohol, personal fireworks, tarps on grass, and bringing animals is not recommended. Information: (714) 961-7160 or www.ci.yorba-linda.ca.us.

July 4 at the Nixon Library. Celebrate Independence Day with activities and programs at the Nixon Library. There will be free admission and a free slice of Polly's Cherry Pie to the 1st 100 in attendance. The first 100 youngsters also will receive a copy of the Declaration of Independence. At 10:45 there will be a historical portrayal of the "Shot Heard 'Round the World," and at noon there will be a patriotic concert by the Placentia Symphonic band. There also will be visit/photos with George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and other, musket-firing demonstrations and a Declaration of Independence presentation by Benjamin Franklin at 1:30 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

Nixon Library Family Concert Series - All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

  • July 1 - Fourth of July Concert with the Huntington Beach Concert Band at noon.

  • July 8 - Love Songs of WWII sung by baritone Mike Chamberlin

  • July 15 - Concert pianist Michael Sellers

  • July 22 - OC Sound: Sweet Adelines Chorus, directed by Bonnie McKibben

  • July 29 - Baritone Herschel Green sings favorite Big Band songs with Ann Patrick Green, pianist

Yorba Linda Summer Park Concerts. Concerts are on Sundays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in Hurless Barton Park, 4601 Casa Loma Avenue (Casa Loma/Imperial Highway). There is seating in the amphitheater or bring a chair for seating on the grass. Alcohol is not allowed in the park. Information: (714) 961-7160, www.yorba-linda.org or www.ci.yorba-linda.ca.us.

  • July 22 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

  • July 29 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

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ONE FINAL THOUGHT ON THE CONCERTS: All of the concerts in the listings are free to the general public, and there are some truly outstanding programs. However, many of the groups and organizations sponsoring these concerts incur substantial costs in bringing them to you year after year. Donations which allow them to continue their tradition of bringing quality music to the general public at no charge are appreciated.

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