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     Featured Artists are musicians or concert series drawn from the summer concert performances. For the site's 20th Anniversary and first fully post-Covid summer, the site introduced, re-introduced and welcomed back the artists listed below. Many thanks to all the 2022 Featured Artists! Click on the links below the picture to reach the profiles or continue scrolling down the page.


     This year's Featured Artists and the dates in which they first appeared in the section are listed below. Click on a link to read more about them or continue scrolling down the page.


Upcoming performances: October 9

Past performances: June 26, July 10, August 21 and September 11

     For more than 20 years, the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum has been presenting the Surfin' Sundays concert series. In the early days of the series, concerts were presented in the parking lot of the Museum. However, as audiences grew, a bigger venue was needed. Concerts now take place on the oceanfront stage at Pier Plaza at the Huntington Beach pier. Each concert features a variety of local surf bands, and the day-long concerts generally take place from 11 a.m. or noon - 6 p.m. Band line-ups for the concerts will be included below.

Bands appearing at the concerts:

  • June 26 - The Meteoroids, Outerwave, The M-Squad, The Volcanics, Thee Swank Bastards, Dr. Phobic and the Phobic-Tones, The Nuclear Undead and The New Waves

  • July 10 - Burn Notice, Fascinating Creatures of the Deep, The Surf Kings, Little Kahuna, Surf Monster and Trabants

  • August 21 - Insect Surfers, Matt Quilter All Star Band, Alvino and the Dwells (San Diego), Slacktone, and three Northen California bands: The Young Barons, Chillingsworth Surfingham and Lewis Bailey's

  • September 11 - The Fabulous Nomads, Waves of Steele (Lancaster), The Tequila Worms, Los Apaches, Hillbilly Soul Surfers, Matt Hurray and the Thrashers and Atomic Tourists (New Mexico)

  • October 9 - The Deweys, Pollo Del Mar (Northern California), The Reverbivores (Northern California), The Reventlos, Maxx and the Anchovies, Jetpack and The Tiki Creeps

     To learn more about the concerts or the Museum, visit the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: June 5 - Covina, June 9 - South El Monte, June 23 - Arcadia, June 24 - Eastvale, June 29 - Temple City, June 30 - Rancho Cucamonga, July 4 - Monrovia, July 11 - Claremont, July 13 - Downey, July 20 - Buena Park, July 21 - Irwindale, July 27 - San Dimas (cancelled), July 28 - Puente Hills, August 2 - Walnut, August 4 - El Monte, August 10 - West Covina and August 13 - Monrovia

     In 1969, trumpet player and vocalist Jose Cuadra assembled a group of musicians to form an eight-piece band known as Cold Duck. After a few years' hiatus in the 1970s, the band was revived in its current form. Today the versatile band continues its tradition of groovin' rhythms, performing everything from the top hits of the 70s and dance music to old school and Latin. In addition to the summer concerts, the band has appeared at venues including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and NBC and ABC Studios, and at a variety of other public and private functions.

     Members of the band are Jose "Chepe" Cuadra (lead vocals/trumpet/percussion), Eddie Estrada (guitar), Gregory Smith (keyboards/vocals), Loretta Corpis (lead vocals), Victor Barrientos (drums), George Garcia (bass), Jeff Way (trombone), Frank Cano (trumpet, flugelhorn and vocals) and Nick Gomez (saxophone).

     To learn more about Cold Duck, view the video below or visit their website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: June 30 - Huntington Beach, July 12 - Costa Mesa and July 15 - Norco, July 23 - Santa Clarita, July 30 - Lake Forest, August 3 - Seal Beach and August 7 - Rancho Santa Margarita

     For over ten years, the country band Redneck Rodeo has been blazing trails from the palm tree-lined streets of Southern California to the plains of Nevada and Arizona. Wrangling through the top country hits of the last six decades, their sets get crowds singing and dancing in true honky-tonk fashion. Redneck Rodeo calls themselves "America's country band," keeping the heart of country music alive with their energetic performances.

     The band fills every venue with a non-stop country party. In addition to the summer concerts, Redneck Rodeo performs their mix of new and classic hits at festivals, corporate events, private parties and in a variety of other venues.

     To learn more about Redneck Rodeo, view the video below or visit the band's website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: June 8 - Tustin, June 9 - San Clemente, June 11 - Rossmoor, June 15 - Orange, June 22 - Temple City, June 23 - Rancho Cucamonga, June 30 - San Bernardino, July 6 - Riverside, July 10 - Monrovia, July 14 - Temecula, July 17 - Long Beach, July 19 - Costa Mesa, July 21 - Corona, July 23 - La Palma, July 29 - Cypress, July 31 - Irvine, August 5 - Laguna Niguel, August 6 - Irvine, August 12 - Fullerton, August 19 - Pico Rivera, August 21 - Yorba Linda, August 25 - Santa Ana and September 17 - Anaheim

     Stone Soul is an 8-piece, horn-blowing, foot-stomping Classic Soul and Motown band. With their snazzy suits, fancy footwork and spot-on renditions of Classic Soul and Motown hits, the band will have you dancing The Jerk, The Mashed Potato and The Twist, and to hits from Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Otis Redding, James Brown and many others.

     Stone Soul has opened for legends like Stevie Wonder, BB King and Diana Ross, and they have played over 400 SoCal summer concerts to over 1 million fans (who they call "Stone Souldiers"). Members of the band also have had their music heard on various TV shows, commercials and movies.

     To learn more about Stone Soul, view the video below or visit the band's website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: June 22 - Ontario, June 24 - Norco, July 2 - Bell Gardens, July 15 - Azusa, July 21 - El Monte, July 27 - West Covina, July 28 - Huntington Park, July 30 - Montebello, August 5 - Pico Rivera and September 8 - Baldwin Park

     Karol Posadas and the Anything for Salinas Band dedicate every performance to the late queen of Tex-Mex/Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla Perez. Karol Posadas was borh in Guatemala and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She has been a singer and songwriter for 13 years, and the Anything for Salinas band was established by Karol's family members.

     Anything From Salinas has performed at venues throughout the United States and locally at everything from park concerts to festivals. For every performance Karol has dedicated countless hours to perfecting her craft. She says "It's been an absolute pleasure singing and bringing an experience many fans never had the opportunity to have. I'm extremely grateful every day."

     To learn more about Karol Posadas and Anything for Salinas, view the video below or visit the band's website at


Upcoming performances: September 25 - Marina Del Rey

Past performances: June 11 - Altadena, June 23 - Fullerton, June 30 - Whittier, July 7 - Beverly Hills, July 17 - La Canada Flintridge, July 28 - La Mirada, August 4 - Arcadia, August 7 - Santa Ana, August 13 - Altadena, August 15 - Claremont and September 17 - Palos Verdes

     For many years Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their Caribbean music: Reggae, Steel Drum, Calypso, and Soca. Bandleader and lead singer/guitarist Haile Blackman is originally from the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago and is the son of the legendary creator of Soca music, the late Ras Shorty I. Members of the band include Derek Brewstafari (steel drums), Granville Cayetano (bass/keys and background vocals), and Mark Spiller (drums/background vocals). Others appearing with the band include John McKnight (keys/bass/trombone/guitar and vocals), Evan Greer & B-Bow (drums/background vocals), Marlon Alegria (keys/background vocals) and Clive Ross (bass/background vocals).

     Upstream currently has eight CDs available, and a new collection of songs will be digitally released in the near future. The band appears regularly at a variety of festivals and private functions in addition to the park concerts, and this summer you also can see them at venues including Downtown Disney, Knott's Berry Farm, and the Art-a-Fair and the Sawdust Festivals in Laguna Beach.

     To learn more about Upstream, view the video below or visit the band's website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: June 14 - Montclair, June 16 - Rancho Cucamonga, June 17 - La Puente, July 10 - South Pasadena, July 22 - Colton, July 25 - Covina, July 27 - San Dimas, July 28 - San Bernardino, July 29 - La Puente, August 1 - Claremont, August 10 - Duarte, August 11 - Irwindale, August 14 - Monrovia, August 18 - Santa Ana and September 9 - La Puente

     Suave was formed in 1998 by Rene Berguan. The eight-piece band performs a variety of Latin music (Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa, ChaCha and others) as well as Jazz, R&B and more. Members of the band are seasoned veteran musicians from the Los Angeles area. While all members currently hold jobs in a variety of other fields, they all enjoy playing and performing for the public.

     Suave has performed throughout Southern California at a wide variety of park concerts, farmers markets and local festivals. Their two available CDs feature a selection of Latin music and familiar popular tunes.

     To learn more about Suave, view the video below or visit the band's website at


Upcoming performances: September 30 - Palos Verdes

Past performances: June 2 - Fontana, June 23 - Temecula, June 25 - Fontana, June 30 - Arcadia, July 14 - Anaheim, July 15 - Cypress, July 20 - Orange, July 21 - Fountain Valley, July 28 - Rancho Cucamonga, August 4 - Bellflower, August 10 - Diamond Bar, August 11 - Placentia and August 27 - Laguna Niguel

     Get ready to relive the days of big hair, bright colors and jelly bracelets with the 80z All-Stars, aka Karate Kid, Jamie Starr, Nigel and Devo 2.0. From Devo to Bon Jovi, Rick Springfield to Duran Duran, the band covers them all with their high-energy performances.

     The 80z All-Stars have performed from Australia to Las Vegas, Cabo San Lucas to Orlando and everywhere in between. They have had the opportunity to share the stage with 80's icons like Foreigner, Flock of Seagulls, Bret Michaels of Poison, Berlin, The Bangles, The Fixx, Joan Jett and other national acts. In addition to this summer's festivals and park concerts, you also could see them live at Jamul and Yamavaa Casinos, Knott's Berry Farm and Downtown Disney.

     To learn more about the 80z All-Stars, view the video below or visit the band's website at www.80zallstars.


Festival Dates: September 3, 4 and 5

     Many events have returned for 2022, and one of those is this summer's Spotlight Festival - Fiesta Hermosa in Hermosa Beach. Like bookends to the summer months, the Memorial Day and Labor Day Fiestas are three day events featuring live music and much, much, more. The Labor Day Fiesta Hermosa takes place Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 3, 4 and 5 in locations along Pier Avenue, Hermosa Avenue and the beachfront.

     Fiesta Hermosa includes free nightly beach concerts, an acoustic performance stage, a carnival stage and a 21+ garden stage (wristband fee for the garden stage). The Fiesta also includes a makers mercado with 250+ vendors, a carnival with games, rides, booths and carnival food vendors, a food fair with covered seating, an art walk, sidewalk sales from local merchants along Pier Avenue, and a bike corral for bike parking near the beach concert stage.

     Find information on parking, a festival map and more information on Fiesta Hermosa website at


Upcoming performances: None remaining for Summer 2022. See you in 2023!

Past performances: July 7 - Irvine, July 14 - Garden Grove, July 17 - Rancho Santa Margarita, August 4 - Corona, August 13 - Santa Clarita, August 27 - Lake Forest and September 18 - Long Beach

     Since 2016 Yachty By Nature has been playing the best in smooth soft yacht rock from sea to shining sea. The six-piece band performs a variety of yacht party tunes and epic covers from artists like Christopher Cross, Steely Dan, Toto, Boz Scaggs, Hall and Oates and many others. Pop the champagne and put on your captains' hats - your smooth grooves await!

     Yachty by Nature includes Courtney Cruise and Scotty McYachty on vocals, Captain Carl, Ben Shreddin' and Big Wave Dave in the rhythm section, and Pacific Rim on sax and jazz flute. The band was voted as OC Weekly's Best Live Cover Band in 2019, was an opening band for the 2019 Snoopadelic and has appeared on the KTLA morning news in addition to their performances at park concerts, festivals and many other venues.

     To learn more about Yachty By Nature, view the video below or visit the band's website at

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