Your Guide to Summer Concerts in the Park!

Posted Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

 

The sun is shining, the birds are flying, and the music is playing! Summer isn’t complete without laying on a blanket on the grass and listening to live music. We’ve rounded up over 100 outdoor concerts in 30 different cities.

 


 

Anaheim
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Ronald Reagan Park.
www.anaheim.net
July 12: 80z All Stars
July 19: Trinity (Styx tribute)
July 26: Petty Breakers
August 2: Under Cover

Fridays, 6:30 p.m. Adults, $3; kids (8 and under), free. Pearson Park Amphitheatre.
www.anaheim.net/pearsontheatre
June 15: Circo Etereo Circus
June 22: The Mad Scientist
June 29: Le Polynesia
July 13: Kiddle Karoo
July 20: The Anaheim Ballet School Summer Dance Celebration (free)
July 27: Buster Balloon
August 3: A.H. Illusions Magic Show

Saturdays, 7 p.m. Pearson Park Amphitheatre.
www.anaheim.net/pearsontheatre
August 11: Stone Soul Band (Motown tribute)
August 18: Savor (Santana tribute band)

 

Bellflower
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Bellflower Blvd. between Flower and Oak. www.bellflower.org
June 28: The Answer (classic rock)
July 12: Smith Band (country)
July 26: Suffragettes (pop/rock/top 40s)
August 9: 80z All-Stars (80s)

 

Brea
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Performers to be announced. Brea City Hall Park. www.cityofbrea.net

 

Buena Park
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Buena Park Downtown, 8308 On the Mall. www.buenaparkdowntown.com/events
August 1: The Trip Band (contemporary rock)
August 8: Pop Gun Rerun (80’s Live Music Experience)
August 15: Surfin’ (Beach Boys tribute)
August 22: Scot Bruce (tribute to the King)
August 29: Paperback Writer (Beatles tribute)

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Boisseranc Park.
www.buenapark.com
July 11: The Who Generation (The Who tribute band)
July 18: Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars tribute band)

 

Costa Mesa
Tuesdays, activities, 5 p.m.; concert, 6 p.m. Fairview Park. www.costamesaca.gov
July 10: The Fenians
July 17: Flashback Heart Attack
July 24: Desperado
July 31: Tijuana Dogs

 

OC Marketplace
Weekends, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Included with admission. www.ocmarketplace.com
July 7: Morgan Leigh Band (country)
July 8: Pasion Gitana (Spanish guitar)

 

Cypress
Saturdays, arts and crafts, 5:30 p.m.; concert, 6 p.m. Civic Center Green. www.cypressca.org
July 7: L.A.vation
July 14: The Answer
July 21: Redneck Rodeo
August 4: Neil Diamond Tribute

 

Dana Point
Sundays, 2:30-6 p.m. Sea Terrace Community Park. www.danapoint.org
July 15: Dana Point Symphony and The International Bee Gees Tribute
July 22: Small World Band & Bonfire (AC/DC tribute)
July 29: The Reflexx and David Brighton’s Space Oddity (The Ultimate David Bowie Experience)
August 5: Tricia Freeman Band and Led ZepAgain
August 12: The Curl Riders and Surf’s Up-Beach Boys Tribute

 

Downey
www.downeyca.org
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Furman Park.
July 11: The Band Suave
July 18: Downey Symphony
July 25: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wingband

Saturday, music 5 p.m.; movie at dusk. Golden Park. August 4: music, The Amanda Castro Band; movie, Ferdinand.

 

Fountain Valley
Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Recreation Center and Sports Park. www.fountainvalley.org
July 5: Pop Vinyl
July 12: Desperado (Eagles tribute band)
July 19: Beatunes (Beatles tribute band)
July 26: Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars tribute band)

 

Fullerton
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fullerton Sports Complex. www.cityoffullerton.com
July 12: U2xperience
July 19: Hollywood Stones
July 26: Kid Ramos and Friends
August 2: Aquarius
August 9: The Answer

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. $12.50-25. Muckenthaler Cultural Center. www.themuck.org
July 5: An Evening of American Ragtime
July 12: Karen Knotts
July 19: Laurence Juber
July 26: The Alley Cats
August 2: 2nd Annual 1930’s KMUK Radio Hour
August 9: Yachty By Nature
August 16: Elvis and Tom Jones: The Concert That Might Have Been
August 23: Dr. James Young Arts Legacy Award
August 30: Orange Empire Chorus

 

Garden Grove
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastgate Park.
www.ggcf.com
July 12: DSB (tribute to Journey)
July 19: The Answer (classic rock)
July 26: The Funky Hippeez (70’s retro revue)
August 2: Arnie Newman’s Country Club (modern country)
August 9: Flashback Heart Attack (new wave 80s)
August 16: LAVation (tribute to U2)

 

Huntington Beach
Sundays, 5 p.m. Central Park.
www.hbconcertband.org/SummerSeries
July 1: Night Blooming Jazzmen (traditional Dixieland band)
July 8: Navy Band Southwest Ensemble
July 15: Ginger & the Hoosier Daddys (20s, 30s and 40s)
July 22: Huntington Beach Concert Band
July 29: Jamie Wood & the Good Rockin’ Daddys (blues, vintage jazz, jump, swing and boogie-woogie)
August 5: Bob DeSena (Latin jazz)
August 12: Covina Concert Band
August 19: Huntington Beach Concert Band
August 26: The Wiseguys Big Band Machine (swing and jazz)
September 2: Side Street Strutters Jazz Band (American jazz)

 

Irvine
Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Mike Ward Community Park.
www.tinyurl.com/irvinesummerconcerts
July 8: Smith Band (modern country)
July 15: The Reflexx (80’s new wave)
July 22: Tijuana Dogs (dance party rock)
August 5: Undercover Live (pop variety)
August 12: The Emperors (classic rock)

 

La Habra
Thursdays, 7 p.m. Portola Park. www.lhcm.org
July 12: Flash Pants (80s)
July 19: Stone Soul (top 40)
July 26: Timba Tumbao (salsa, cha cha & mambo)
August 2: Moonlight Express (swing & big band)

 

Lake Forest
Sundays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. www.lakeforestca.gov
July 29: Safety Orange, The Trip and Nineteen 90s Band, Pittsford Park
August 26: Morgan Leigh Band, John King and Redneck Rodeo, Lake Forest Sports Park

Fridays, June 29, July 27, and August 31. 7-10 p.m. $5. Etnies Skatepark. Visit website for schedule. www.etniesskatepark.com

 

Lakewood
Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Del Valle Park.
www.lakewoodcity.org/recreation
July 12: Stone Soul
July 19: Doo Wah Riders
July 26: Knight Ryder
August 2: Escape: The Journey Tribute Band
August 9: The Answer

 

Long Beach
Long Beach Municipal Band. www.longbeach.gov
Tuesday – Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, June 26 and July 3, Whaley Park
Tuesdays, July 10-24, Bixby Park and/or Bluff Park
Tuesday, July 31, Ramona Park
Wednesdays, June 27 – August 1, Los Cerritos Park
Thursdays, June 28 – August 2, Marine Stadium
Fridays, June 29 – August 3, El Dorado Park West

Thursdays, gates open, 6:30 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m. $3 suggested donation. El Dorado Nature Center. www.longbeach.gov
June 14: Big City Hillbillies
June 28: Steel Parade
July 12: JP McDermott and Western Bop
August 9: Sligo Rags
August 23: The Salty Suites

Friday, 5 p.m. Summer’s End Concert. Marine Stadium. www.100daysofsummer.org
August 24: Trinity

Fourth Sundays, 4:30-7 p.m. Rancho Los Cerritos. See website for artist lineup.
www.rancholoscerritos.org

 

Los Alamitos
Saturdays, music at 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk. Call for bands. www.cityoflosalamitos.org
June 23: The Lion King, Laurel Park
July 14: Coco, Orville R. Lewis Park
July 28: The Lego Ninjago Movie, Little Cottonwood Park

 

Newport Beach
Sundays, 6-7:30 p.m. Civic Center Green.
www.newportbeachca.gov
June 17: Sinatra Tribute Big Band
July 15: Springsteen Experience (80’s cover band)
August 12: Tijuana Dogs
September 9: Desperado (Eagles tribute band)

 

Norwalk
Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. City Hall Lawn.
www.norwalk.org
June 13: Scot Bruce (Elvis tribute)
June 20: The Society Band (top 40 hits)
June 27: Mariachi Angeles De Pepe Martinez Jr.
July 11: Prizmatic (Katy Perry/Pink tribute)
July 18: Knyght Ryder (flashback 80s)
July 25: The Hodads (70’s disco)
August 1: L.A.Vation (U2 tribute)
August 8: Soto Band (Latin, R&B)

 

Orange
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Hart Park Bandshell.
www.cityoforange.org
June 20: Knyght Ryder (favorite 80’s hits)
June 27: Smooth Sounds of Santana
July 11: Stone Soul (classic Motown and soul)
July 18: Wiseguys Big Band Machine (big band favorites)
July 25: Pickleback Shine (modern and classic country)
August 1: Soto (Latin, funk, R&B dance)
August 8: Hard Day’s Night (Beatle’s tribute)
August 15: The Trip (top 40 rock hits)

 

Placentia
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Tri-City Park. www.placentia.org
July 19: Scot Bruce (Elvis tribute)
July 26: Soto (Latin funk, top 40, R&B)
August 2: Upstream (steel drum/calypso)
August 9: Kelly Rae Band (country)
August 16: No Duh (No Doubt cover band)

 

Rossmoor
Fridays, concert, 6 p.m.; movie, dusk. Rush Park.
www.rossmoor-csd.org
June 15: Stone Soul Band; Despicable Me 3
July 20: Elm Street Band; Coco
August 3: The Emperors; Cars 3

 

Seal Beach
Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
Eisenhower Park. www.sealbeachca.gov
June 27: Mike Physick Band
July 11: LAVation (U2 cover band)
July 18: Stone Soul (Motown tribute)
July 25: The Emperors (classic rock)
August 1: The Reflexx (80s)
August 8: Escape (Journey tribute)

 

Signal Hill
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Signal Hill Park.
www.cityofsignalhill.org
July 11: Scot Bruce (50s)
July 18: Jason Lohrke (early Neil Diamond)
July 25: Neon Nation (80s)
August 1: Woodie & The Longboards Hard Day’s Knights (60s)
August 8: Fortunate Son
August 15: Blue Breeze Band (Motown)

 

Stanton
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Stanton Central Park. Performers to be announced. www.ci.stanton.ca.us

 

Tustin
Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Peppertree Park.
www.tustinca.org
June 13: Stone Soul (Motown)
June 20: Pickleback Shine (country)
June 27: Southland Party Band (90s)
July 11: Suffragettes (top 40/variety)
July 18: Hollywood U2 (U2 tribute)
July 25: Popgun Rerun (80s)
August 1: DSB (Journey tribute)

 

Westminster
Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Civic Center Sunken Gardens. www.westminster-ca.gov
August 2: Abbey Road (Beatles tribute)
August 9: The Silverados (country band)
August 16: Pop Vinyl (dance band)

 

Yorba Linda
Sundays, 5:30-7 p.m. Hurless Barton Park.
www.yorbalindaca.gov
July 22: The Answer (classic rock)
July 29: Stone Soul (soul and Motown)
August 5: Redneck Rodeo (country)
August 12: The Reflexx (80’s covers)
August 19: Boys of Summer (Eagles tribute)

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