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CONCERTS BY CITY - ORANGE COUNTY

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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ALISO VIEJO

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

ANAHEIM AND ANAHEIM HILLS

July 4 - Fourth of July Celebration. The 4th of July festival at Peralta Canyon 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.

  • July 4 - Phygg (Acoustic Duo) from 1 - 3 p.m., and U.S. 99 (Blues) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 5 - Amanda Castro (Jazz) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 6 - D. on Darox and the Melody Joy Bakers (Blues) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Basement 41 (Hard Rock), and the Pollen Collective (Folk, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 7 - Remakes (Classic Rock Duo) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 12 - Electric Rainman (Rock and Roll) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 13 - Two Towns (Acoustic Pop) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Red Hot BBQ Kings (Blues/Rock/Cajun Country), and Aris Weathersby (Indie, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 14 - Romero y Perez (Flamenco) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 17 - MAKE Mic Night from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Singers-Songwriters welcome to perform 2 songs or for 10 minutes.

  • July 19 - Surfabilly Cats (Rockabilly) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 20 - Poncho and Lefty Blues from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Brother Silver (Blues), and Tandem Unicycle (at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 21 - She Sings She Swings (Swing) from 1 - 3 p.m.

  • July 26 - 4 Alarm Band (Pop) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 27 - Rob Verdi (Jazz) from 1 - 3 p.m., plus Diversity Band of So. Cal (R&B/Classic Rock), and Giovanni Simone (Acoustic, at MAKE) from 7 - 9 p.m.

  • July 28 - Triple Threat (Reggae/Rock) 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 11 - Mick and the Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute)

  • July 18 - Pop Vinyl (Dance Music)

  • July 25 - Trinity (Tribute to Styx, Journey and Foreigner)

  • August 1 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

BREA

July 4 - 40th 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 10 - Symphonic Winds of the Pacific (Pops/Patriotic)

  • July 17 - The Alley Cats (Doo Wop)

  • July 24 - Electric Vinyl (Rock)

  • July 31 - Upstream (Caribbean/Reggae)

BUENA PARK

Buena Park Summer Concert Series - Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. at Boisseranc Park, 7520 Dale Street (off La Palma). Also each week there will be a drum circle from 5 - 7 p.m. Information: (714) 236-3860 or www.buenapark.com.

  • July 3 - Biscuits and Gravy (Funk)

  • July 10 - 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 17 - K-Pop Music and Dance Fest

  • July 24 - Smith the Band (Country Rock)

  • July 31 - The 90s Rock Show (90s)

COSTA MESA

July 3 - Independence Day Community Celebration. The event will take place from 5 - 11 p.m. at the OC Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Drive. There will be free parking and entry, and bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blanket. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Glass containers and bottle are prohibited, and hard-sided coolers and outside alcohol are not allowed. There will be community booths, bounce houses, a variety of activities and live music by Moxy Anne and the Tijuana Dogs (Rock). Information: www.costamesaca.gov.

July 12 - 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 5 - Blues Racket Band (Pop/R&B/Dance)

  • July 6 - Caravana (Latin/R&B/Dance)

  • July 7 - Redd Street (Motown/R&B/Dance)

  • July 12 - Past to Present (60s-Current/Dance)

  • July 13 - Jumpin' Joz Band (Jumpin' Jive Swing)

  • July 14 - Panjive (Diverse Steel Drum)

  • July 19 - The Intenders (Classic Pop-Rock/Dance)

  • July 20 - Heart-N-Soul (Latin/R&B/Dance)

  • July 21 - Renown Muzic Trio (R&B/Dance)

  • July 26 - Eric Turner Band (Classic Blues/Rock)

  • July 27 - The Alturas (Music of the Andes)

  • July 28 - Ohio Trio Plus (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 9 - DSB (Journey Tribute)

  • July 16 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 23 - Flashback Heart Attack (80s)

  • July 30 - 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 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 - Tuesday Night Dance at 6:30 p.m. July dance is street-style dance/hip hop with instructor Scotty Hsieh.

  • July 5 - Summer Jazz Series at 7 p.m. Matt Forbes and his Vintage Pop Orchestra.

  • July 12 - Summer Jazz Series at 7 p.m. Boyz And Beez opens for the Natalie Jacob Jazz Band (Latin Jazz/World).

  • July 19 - Summer Jazz Series at 7 p.m. The Ron Kobayashi Trio opens for the Cathy Segal-Garcia Band.

  • July 26 - Summer Jazz Series at 7 p.m. Cuban Jazz night featuring Calixto Oviedo and the Cuban Jazz Train.

CYPRESS

July 3 - Salute to America. The Independence Day celebration moves to a new location this year: Cypress College, 9200 Valley View Street. Gates open at 4 p.m., and entertainment will begin at 6 p.m. There will be food trucks, vendor booths, a kids fun zone and fireworks at 9 p.m. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged; no alcohol, dogs or motor homes. Information: (714) 229-6780 or www.cypressrec.org.

July 27 - Cypress Community Festival. The 39th 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 2019 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 13 - The Smokin' Cobras (50s/60s)

  • July 20 - Raymond Michael's Casino Superstars Show

DANA POINT AND DANA POINT HARBOR

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 14 - Pyromania (Def Leppard Tribute) and Aeromyth (Aerosmith Tribute)

  • July 21 - The Reflexx and Freedom (Tribute to George Michael and Wham)

  • July 28 - Queen of Soul Aretha (Aretha Franklin Tribute) and ABBA Fab (Abba Tribute)

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

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 11 - Lights (Journey Tribute)

  • July 18 - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul)

  • July 25 - Hard Day's Night (Beatles Tribute)

  • August 1 - The Garth Guy (Garth Brooks Tribute) plus Chamber Busines Expo

FULLERTON

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. Live music by James Intveld (Rockabilly), children's activites, food vendors and more. Nominal fee for some activities. 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 4 - No market today.

  • July 11 - Altar Billies (Rockabilly)

  • July 18 - Superlark (Rock and Roll)

  • July 25 - Smokin' Cobras (50s/60s/Oldies Rock)

  • August 1 - Artists TBA

"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 10 - Upstream (Caribbean/Reggae) at the Sports Complex

  • July 17 - Kid Ramos and the Memphis Kings at the Sports Complex

  • July 24 - The Answer (Classic Rock) at the Sports Complex

  • July 31 - Bubba and the Big Bad Blues (Blues) at Hillcrest Park

GARDEN GROVE

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. Concerts beginning July 18 will feature The Voice of Garden Grove competition beginning at 6 p.m. Information: (714) 741-5200, www.ggcity.org, www.garden-grove.org or www.ggcf.com.

  • July 11 - Trinity (Styx/Foreigner/Journey Tribute)

  • July 18 - Flogging Seagulls (80s)

  • July 25 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

  • August 1 - Knyght Ryder (80s/90s)

HUNTINGTON BEACH

July 3 and 4 - 4th of July Bash and Independence Day Parade. On July 3 from 6 - 9 p.m., 5th Street will be closed for a one-of-a-kind block party. There will be music by the Ramsey Brothers Band, Surf City Skates demonstrations, food vendors and more. 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. This year's parade theme is "Sweet Land of Liberty." Information: www.hb4thofjuly.org or www.huntingtonbeachca.gov.

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 21 - Surfin' Sundays at Pier Plaza from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Bands will be: The Curl Riders, The Tiki Creeps, Tikiyaki 5.0, Glasgow Tiki Shakers, Jetpack and Insect Surfers.

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 7 - Navy Band Southwest Wind Ensemble (Patriotic/Variety)

  • July 14 - Kicks Big Band (Big Band/Swing)

  • July 21 - Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin' Daddys (Vintage Jazz/Swing), also free dance lessons from 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

  • July 28 - Huntington Beach Concert Band (Side-By-Side Concert with local high school musicians)

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.

  • July 5 - Tyler Simmons from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 6 - Katie Stump from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 7 - David Rosales from noon - 3 p.m.

  • July 12 - Shea Givens from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 13 - Natalie Clark from 1 - 4 p.m., + Psycle Time Ride/After Party from 7 - 10 p.m.

  • July 14 - Dylan Galvin from noon - 3 p.m.

  • July 15 - Kids Club Rock Party with Twinkle Time from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

  • July 19 - Third Fridays with the Surf's Up (Beach Boys Tribute) from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 20 - Paul Lemire from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 21 - Moses Toth from noon - 3 p.m.

  • July 26 - Katie Stump from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 27 - Tyler Simmons from 6 - 9 p.m.

  • July 28 - David Rosales from noon - 3 p.m.

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.

IRVINE

July 11 and 18 - 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 11 - Dream Brother opening for Sega Genecide, and July 18 - Cory Clark opening for The Fenians (Irish). Information: (949) 923-2220, www.ocparks.com or www.facebook.com/OrangeCountyParks.

July 25 - Palm Court Happenings at the OC Great Park. In conjunction with the Great Park Gallery's summer exhibition "A Brief History of the El Toro Air Show: 1950 - 1997," the Palm Court Arts Complex will become home to a series of musical events paying homage to the park's history as the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. Concerts will take place from 7 - 9 p.m., and today's performance will be by Ginger and the Hoosier Daddys (20s/30s/40s). The OC Great Park is located off the 5 Freeway at the Sand Canyon exit. Information: (949) 724-6247 or www.ocgp.org.

Irvine Sizzlin' Summer Concerts. The Irvine Sizzlin' Summer Concerts will take place from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Mike Ward Community Park - Woodbridge, 20 Lake Road. Bring lawn chairs/blankets, and food will be available for purchase. Information: (949) 724-6606 or www.cityofirvine.org.

  • July 7 - Pop Gun Rerun (80s)

  • July 14 - The Suffragettes (Pop/Variety) with a 6:30 intermission performance by Saveena Patel

  • July 21 - The Trip (Rock)

  • July 28 - The Country Club (Country) with line dancing lessons at 6:30 intermission

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 7 - South Coast Swing (Big Band/Swing)

  • July 14 - PointMade (Acoustic Covers)

  • July 21 - Ivan Rutherford (Singer, Broadway/Theater/Film Music)

LA HABRA

July 18 - La Habra Summer Concert Series. Desperado (Eagles Tribute). Concerts take place on Thursdays at Portola Park, 301 S. Euclid. Concerts are from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. There also will be games, activities for children and food vendors. Information: (562) 383-4205 or www.lahabraca.gov.

LA PALMA

La Palma Summer Concert Series. "Flashback Summer" 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 purchase. Information: (714) 690-3350 or www.cityoflapalma.org.

  • July 6 - Flogging Seagulls (80s)

  • July 13 - Stevie Nicks Illusion (Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac Tribute)

  • July 20 - Young Dempsey (50s - 70s)

  • July 27 - Paperback Writer (Beatles Tribute)

LAGUNA BEACH

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

LAGUNA HILLS


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

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 - Undercover Live (Top 40/Variety) from 6:30 - 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.

  • July 19 - 80z All Stars (80s)

LAKE FOREST

July 4 - Lake Forest 4th of July Parade. The "We Love a Parade" 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 20 - "Country Bash" with Redneck Rodeo and the Kelly Rae Band. The concert will take place at Pittsford Park from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

LOS ALAMITOS

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 12 and 27 - Los Alamitos Music and Movies. Concerts take place from 6:30 - 8 p.m., followed by a movie at dusk. Food will be available for purchase. Events will be: July 13 - Mike Sullivan Band followed by the movie "Ralph Breaks the Internet," at Orville Lewis Park, and July 27 - Hollywood Blonde (Top 40), followed by the movie "Incredibles 2," at the Los Alamitos Unified School District Office field. Information: (562) 430-1073 or www.cityoflosalamitos.org.

MISSION VIEJO

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 Fingers. The Freedom Stage will feature a variety of youth/teen bands, and 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 - Concerts on the Green. 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. There will be a free shuttle from the Mission Viejo Civic Center from 4 - 9 p.m., and food trucks will be available for food purchases. Information: (949) 470-3062 or www.cityofmissionviejo.org.

NEWPORT BEACH

July 4 - 4th of July Celebrations. Mariner's Park Independence Day Parade and Celebration. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Commodore and Mariner's Drive. At Mariners Park there also will be carnival rides, games and vendors, a sports zone, balloon burst and entertainment. Also on July 4 will be the 4th of July Families event at the Newport Peninsula. The day will begin with the Newport Peninsula Bike Parade at 9 a.m. on 36th Street, followed by the Community Festival at Channel Place Park from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Information: (949) 644-3211 x2156, (949) 644-3309 or www.newportbeachca.gov.

July 7 - Concerts on the Green. Smith (Country). 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.

ORANGE

July 25 and August 1 - 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 25 - DJ Sandok and The English Beat, and July 26 - Matt Baxter [United] and The White Buffalo. 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 3 - No concert tonight.

  • July 10 - L.A. Vation (U2 Tribute)

  • July 17 - Tears of Joy (Soul/Pop/Jazz)

  • July 24 - Country Club (Modern Country)

  • July 31 - Smokin' Cobras (50s/60s)

PLACENTIA

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 there will be a beer and wine garden. Concerts will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Information: (714) 993-8232 or www.placentia.org.

  • July 18 - Upstream (Caribbean/Reggae)

  • July 25 - Scot Bruce (Elvis Tribute)

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

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 7 - Reflexx

  • July 14 - Yachty By Nature (Soft Rock)

  • July 21 - Rodeo Drive

  • July 28 - The Trip (Rock)

ROSSMOOR

July 19 - Rossmoor Summer Concerts and Movies. Kulays (Doo Wop) followed by the movie "Incredibles 2." 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.

SAN CLEMENTE

July 11 and August 1 - San Clemente Summer Concert Series On July 11 - The Kelly Boys (Country with line dancing), and on August 1 - Wigs and Ties. The July concert will take place at 6 p.m. at Linda Lane Park, 400 Linda Lane, and the August 1 concert will take place at the San Clemente Pier. Smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Information: (949) 361-8264 or www.san-clemente.org.


July 20 and 21 - 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.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

July 4 - San Juan Capistrano Fourth of July Celebration - The Fourth of July Celebration will take place from noon (gates open at noon) - 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 17 - Rebel Souls (Classic Rock)

SANTA ANA

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.

Additional information for Santa Ana will be available soon. Please check back later.

SEAL BEACH

July 3 - Band on the Sand. Band on the Sand is a beach-themed party which will take place from 4 - 8:30 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, 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 or www.facebook.com/sealbeachbandonthesand.

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 17 - Escape (Journey Tribute)

  • July 24 - Stevie Nicks Illusion (Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac Tribute)

  • July 31 - The Country Club (Country)

STANTON

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

TUSTIN

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 there will be entertainment by Stone Soul (Motown/Soul). 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. Operation Warm Wishes will be collecting nonperishable food items for homeless veterans. Information: (714) 573-3326 or www.tustinca.org.

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 3 - Like Totally Fer Sure (80s)

  • July 10 - Electric Vinyl (Rock)

  • July 17 - Grilled Cheese Soundwich (Top 40)

  • July 24 - DSB (Journey Tribute)

  • July 31 - Eagles Experience (Eagles Tribute)

Summer Concert Series at The District at Tustin Legacy. Concerts are from 6 - 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 11 - Naughty By Nature

  • July 18 - Tijuana Dogs (Rock)

  • July 25 - Redneck Rodeo (Country)

  • August 1 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

WESTMINSTER

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

YORBA LINDA

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, music by Eric Sage's Ultimate Rock Show 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.yorbalindaca.gov.

July 4 and 6 - Nixon Library Special Events - Celebrate Independence Day at the Library with Revolutionary War encampments, battle skirmishes, Benjamin Franklin and other men and women of America's founding, and a free performance by the Placentia Symphonic Band at noon. Also on July 6, there will be a free performance by the United States Marine Corps First Marine Division Band at 11 a.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 7 - Concert pianist Tae Yeon Lim

  • July 14 - Concert pianist Michael Sellers

  • July 21 - Concert pianist Xiao Chen

  • July 28 - 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 21 - Tijuana Dogs (Rock)

  • July 28 - Surf's Up (Beach Boys Tribute)

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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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