Concerts and Performances

➜ OC Parks Summer Concert Series
5 to 8 p.m. through Aug 23

July 19 The English Beat at Irvine Regional Park
July 26
Hollywood U2 at Irvine Regional Park
Aug. 2
 Sweet & Tender Hooligans and Childlyke at Mile Square Park
Aug. 9 The Fenians and Vinnie & The Hooligans at Mile Square Park
Aug. 16 The White Buffalo and Matt Costa at Salt Creek Beach
Aug. 23 Tijuana Dogs and Family Style at Salt Creek Beach

➜ 2018 Symphony in the Cities
Led by music director Carl St. Clair, this year’s program will feature an interactive “Musical Playground” for kids and an opportunity to meet the musicians.

July 28
Activities start at 4 p.m., Concert at 7 p.m.
Oso Viejo Community Park in Mission Viejo

July 29
Activities start at 5:30 p.m., Concert at 7 p.m.
Mike Ward Community Park Woodbridge

➜ Shakespeare by the Sea
This nonprofit theatre company travels throughout Southern California to bring the arts to local communities.

July 26 “The Winter’s Tale” at Birch Park in Santa Ana
Aug. 3 “The Winter’s Tale” at Potocki Center for the Arts in Mission Viejo
Aug. 5
“The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Eisenhower Park in Seal Beach
Aug. 8
“The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Soka University in Aliso Viejo
Aug. 12
“The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Crown Valley Park in Laguna Niguel

Concerts by the City

➜ Brea
6:30 p.m., City Hall Park, 401 S. Brea Blvd.

July 18 Pickleback Shine (Country/Southern Rock)
July 25 The Suffragettes (All-female band)
Aug. 1
Clapton Road (Eric Clapton Tribute)
Aug. 8
Chico (Latin Soul)
Aug. 15
The Wise Guys (Big Band)

➜ Buena Park

At Boisserance Park (7520 Dale Street):

July 18  Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars Tribute)

At Buena Park Downtown (8308 On The Mall):

July 25  K-Pop Music and Dance Fest
Aug. 1  The Trip (contemporary rock)
Aug. 8  Pop Gun Rerun (’80s music)
Aug. 15  Surfin’ (Beach Boys tribute)
Aug. 22  Scot Bruce, A Tribute to The King (Elvis Presley tribute)
Aug. 29  Paperback Writer (The Beatles tribute)

➜ Costa Mesa
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. through July 31, Fairview Park

July 17  The Fenians
July 17  Desperado
July 31 Tijuana Dogs

➜ Cypress
Saturdays at 6 p.m. through August 4, Cypress Civic Center Green, 5275 Orange Ave.

July 21  Redneck Rodeo
Aug. 4  Neil Diamond Tribute

➜ Dana Point
Sundays 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12, Seat Terrace Park, 33501 Niguel Road

July 15  Dana Point Symphony & Saturday Night Fever
July 22 Small World Band & Bonfire (AC/DC tribute band)
July 29  The Reflexx & David Brighton’s Space Oddity (David Bowie tribute band)
Aug. 5 Tricia Freeman Band & Led ZepAgain (Led Zeppelin tribute band)
Aug. 12  The Curl Riders & Surfs Up (Beach Boys tribute band)

➜ Fountain Valley
Thursdays 6 to 8 p.m. through July 26, Fountain Valley Recreation and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St.

July 19  Beatunes (The Beatles tribute band)
July 26 Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars tribute band)

➜ Fullerton
Wednesdays through August 8, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

At Fullerton Sports Complex (560 E. Silver Pine):

July 18
  Upstream (reggae)
July 25  My Generation (British Invasion tribute band)

At Hillcrest Great Lawn (1200 N. Harbor Blvd.):

Aug. 1  “The Answer (classic rock)
Aug. 8  “Stone Soul (classic soul and Motown)

➜ Garden Grove 
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Eastgate Park

July 19  The Answer (classic rock)
July 26  The Funky Hippeez (’70s retro)
Aug. 2  Arnie Newman’s Country Club (modern country)
Aug. 9  Flashback Heart Attack (’80s new wave)
Aug. 16 L.A. Vation (U2 tribute band)

➜ Huntington Beach
11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Pier Plaza next to Huntington Beach Pier
July 22, Aug. 17, Sept. 2 and Oct. 7

Acts include Driving Guitars, Maxx and the Anchovys, Par Avion, Blackball Bandits, Ben Woods (surf flamenco), and Neptune Cocktail

➜ Laguna Niguel 
7 to 9 p.m. through Aug. 10, Crown Valley Community Park Amphitheatre

July 27 Jukebox Productions (variety)
Aug. 10 The Answer (classic rock)

➜ Lake Forest 
5:50 to 8:30 p.m. through Aug. 26

July 29 Totally 90s, Safety Orange with the Trip and The Nineteen 90s Band at Pittsford Park
Aug. 26 Country Bash and Car Show with Morgan Leigh Band, John King and Redneck Rodeo at Lake Forest Sports Park

➜ Irvine
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Woodbridge Community Park, 20 Lake Road

July 8 Smith Band (modern country)
July 15 The Reflexx (’80s new wave)
July 22 Tijuana Dogs (dance party rock)
July 29 Pacific Symphony
Aug. 5 Undercover Live (pop variety)
Aug. 12 The Emperors (classic rock)

➜ La Palma
6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Central Park Amphitheater, 7821 Walker St

July 21 The Suffragettes (female ’80s tribute band)
July 28 Dallas & Dolls (jazz and Motown)
Aug. 4 My Generation (British invasion tribute)

➜ Orange
7 to 8:30 p.m., Hart Park, 701 S. Glassell St.

July 18 Wiseguys Big Band machine
Aug. 1 Soto (latin, funk, and R&B)
Aug. 15 Hard Days Night (The Beatles tribute)
Aug. 22 The Wimberley’s Bluegrass Band (bluegrass jams)

➜ Newport Beach
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive

July 15 The Springsteen Experience
Aug. 12 Tijuana Dogs
September 9 Desperado (#1 Eagle’s Tribute Band)

➜ Placentia
6:30 p.m., Tri-City Park, 2301 N. Kraemer Blvd.

July 19 Scot Bruce, Elvis Tribute
July 26  Soto (latin, funk, and R&B)
Aug. 2 Upstream (steel drum/calypso)
Aug. 9 Kelly Rae Band (country)
Aug. 16 No Duh (No Doubt tribute band)

➜ Tustin
6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Peppertree Park, 230 W First Street

July 11 Suffragettes Top 40
July 18  Hollywood U2 (U2 Tribute)
July 25 Popgun Rerun (80’s)
Aug. 1 DSB (Journey Tribute)

➜ Rancho Santa Margarita
6 to 8 p.m., Central Park, 30842 La Miranda

July 15 Stone Soul (classic soul and Motown)
July 22  The Trip (contemporary rock)
July 29 Escape (Journey tribute band)
Aug. 5 Mighty Untouchables (variety band)
Aug. 12 The Suffragettes (all-female band)

➜ San Juan Capistrano
6 to 8 p.m., San Juan Capistrano’s Historic Town Center Park, 31852 El Camino Real

July 18 Arena (classic rock)
Aug. 15 Do Wah Riders (country western)
Sept. 19 The Trip (classic rock)

➜ San Clemente
6 p.m. to sunset

At Linda Lane Park (400 Linda Lane):

July 26 Wigs & Ties (’80s cover band)

At the pier (622 Avenida Del Mar):

Aug. 16 Wheeland Brothers (beach rock reggae)
Aug. 30
Tunnel Vision (surf, reggae, and ska band)

➜ Seal Beach
6 to 8 p.m., Eisenhower Park by Seal Beach Pier

July 18
 Stone Soul (classic soul and Motown)
July 25 The Emperors (classic rock)
Aug. 1 Escape (Journey tribute band)
Aug. 8 The Reflexx (’80s new wave)

➜ Yorba Linda
5:30 to 7 p.m., Hurless Barton Park, 4601 Casa Loma Ave.

July 22
 The Answer (classic rock)
July 29 Stone Soul (soul and Motown)
Aug. 5 Redneck Rodeo (country)
Aug. 12 The Reflexx (’80s new wave)
Aug. 19 Boys of Summer (Eagles tribute)


➜ OC Parks Sunset Cinema Series
6 to 10 p.m. through September 14

July 7 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” at Craig Regional Park
July 13 “Trolls” at Mason Regional Park
July 20 “Ghostbusters” at Mason Regional Park
July 27 “
Zootopia” at Irvine Regional Park
Aug. 10
 “The Secret Life of Pets” at Yorba Regional Park
Aug. 17 “A League of Their Own” at Yorba Regional Park
Aug. 24 “Coco” at Laguna Niguel Regional Park
Aug. 31 “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at Laguna Niguel Regional Park
Sept. 7  “
Moana” at Salt Creek Beach
Sept. 14 “Jaws” at Salt Creek Beach

➜ Brea
Fridays 8 to 10 p.m. through July 29, Arovista Park Amphitheatre

July 13 “The Boss Baby”
July 20 “Coco”
July 29 

➜ Placentia
Dusk, Placentia Champions Sports Complex, 505 N. Jefferson

July 20 “The Incredibles”
July 27  “Big Hero 6”
Aug. 3 “Despicable Me 3”
Aug. 10 “Coco”
Aug. 17 “Cars 3”
Aug. 24 People’s Choice

➜ Yorba Linda
8 p.m.

July 21 “Coco” at Hurless Barton Park, 4601 Casa Loma Ave.
Aug. 18 “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Mustang Fields, 4601 Fairmont Blvd.
Sept. 15 “Despicable Me 3” at Hurless Barton Park, 4601 Casa Loma Ave.

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