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Live Music Events in Southern California

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There are lots of free activities for you and your family to do in Southern California! Live entertainment being one of them. This summer road trip down the coast to enjoy the outdoor concerts in local cities near you.

Los Angeles Live Music

Concerts at Warner Park

Sundays June – September 5, 2021

Concerts at Warner Park is a series of events including music and performances! This is a great family-friendly park and perfect for a weekend trip. Bring low chairs, blankets, food, and pillows for a good time outdoors.

2021 Summer Season

July – September 2021

We are so excited to announce that the Ford Theatre will be re-opening this summer! There will be 15 weeks of concerts and special events to attend. The first 6 concerts are free to the public, so grab your family and head over! Check out the website for safety protocols and 2021 season tickets.

2021 Valley Cultural Foundation Concerts

Sundays June – September 2021

Your generous donations keep concerts FREE to the public every summer! Enjoy concerts, movies, and children performances every Sunday for the next couple of months. These venues are kid-friendly and are a great place for families to have fun. Don’t forget to check the website for updates and scheduling.

San Diego Live Music

Coronado Summer Concert Series

Sundays August – September 12, 2021

The 2021 Coronado Summer Series contains a unique group of entertainment every Sunday at 6:00 pm. Also, you can donate in person, by mail, or PayPal to the Concerts Park 50th Anniversary that will be held next year in 2022. Whether you are in the area or taking a trip to San Diego, you won’t want to miss this!

Dinner and a Concert

Fridays July – October 2021

Let’s get the weekend started with a concert great for families! Come to Downtown El Cajon to enjoy a variety of bands and singers all summer long. You can get comfy by bringing beach chairs, blankets, and jackets. We are so excited for you to join us every Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm!

Poway’s Summer Concert Series

Sundays July – August 2021

There is nothing better than families getting together for a night in San Diego County! This summer concerts are held at either Lake Poway or Old Poway Park from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. You can take a free shuttle from Poway High School if you and your family need transportation. Get excited for the new lineup of 2021 outdoor entertainment!

Orange County Live Music

Concerts at the Camp

Thursdays June 24 – September 16, 2021

Join us for a drive-in music experience at The CAMP in Costa Mesa! Thursday nights from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm for live music and a good time all from the safety and comfort of your car! You can order food, grab a drink, or help support small local businesses from shopping at the boutiques. See you there!

Concerts on the Green

Sundays June – September 2021

Bring your beach chairs and blankets for summer weekends full of entertainment and music! The city of Newport Beach presents its annual Green summer series of different performances by the ocean from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The perfect event to get friends and family together for a fun time!

San Juan Summer Nights

Wednesdays August 18 – September 15, 2021

These concerts are great for a family-friendly activity on a summer night! Delicious food and drinks can be purchased at the food trucks, local restaurants, and the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce booth. We offer live music, dancing, and a place where kids can hang out. However, even though we love our furry friends please keep your pets at home!

Temecula Live Music

Champagne Concerts Series

Saturdays August – October 2021

For over 30 years, Thorton Winery has provided a unique music experience with an extraordinary artist lineup. Enjoy the beautiful Temecula Valley view with food and wine every Saturday starting at 6:00 pm.  Check out the website for more information on the concert schedule.

Temecula Valley Summer Concert Series

Thursdays June 10th – August 26th, 2021

Who wouldn’t want to go to an event in the beautiful wine country of Temecula? Every Thursday at 7 pm at the City of Temecula Community Services Department will be at an outdoor summer concert. There is a great lineup of bands that will perform this year! For more information about admission and tickets please visit the website.

Taco Tuesday with Mariachi Tierra Caliente

Tuesdays July – December 2021

Tuesday’s are the best day to enjoy music, tacos, and drinks in Old Town Temecula! Live music by Mariachi Tierra Caliente from 6:30 – 8:30 pm located at Be Good Restaurant & Experience. Taco Tuesday can’t get better than this!

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