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OC Parks Presents The Annual 2017 Summer Concert Series


10 free concerts bring Donavon Frankenreiter, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Matt Costa, and a surprise guest to the OC Parks summer stage

The County of Orange and OC Parks welcome back the annual outdoor Summer Concert Series with 10 free concerts at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. Celebrate the summer season with live music, food trucks and friends and family on Thursday evenings June 22 through August 24.

The first show of the series kicks off on Thursday, June 22 at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton with a performance by Donavon Frankenreiter, who will bring his feel-good, surf-infused folk rock to the summer concert series stage. The following Thursday, June 29 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy makes a triumphant return to Craig Regional Park to fill the air with the sounds of swing.

On Thursday, July 6, the concert series moves on to Mason Regional Park in Irvine with Rolling Stones tribute band Hollywood Stones. Keep the good times rolling and head back to Mason Park on Thursday, July 13 as OC Parks welcomes Journey tribute band Open Arms and ‘80s sensation Flashback Heart Attack.

Put on your dancing shoes and head to Irvine Regional Park in Orange to see The Federal Empire perform their amped-up Americana on Thursday, July 20. The OC Parks Summer Concert Series is excited to welcome back indie singer-songwriter and local music hero Matt Costa to the 2017 lineup on Thursday, July 27 at Irvine Regional Park.

The series will then move to Fountain Valley at Mile Square Regional Park with local Orange County Celtic rock band The Fenians performing on Thursday, August 3. Continue the celebration at Mile Square Park on August 10 with popular reggae-rock band Common Sense as they bring the sounds of summer.

The summer concert series wraps with two oceanfront dates at Bluff Park, overlooking Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Save the date on Thursday, August 17 for a very special surprise guest to be announced in June.

Gather your friends and family for the series finale with local favorites Family Style and Tijuana Dogs performing live at Salt Creek Beach on Thursday, August 24.

“Each year we see the OC Parks Summer Concert Series grow and the 2017 series is sure to be the best one yet,” Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, said. “These free events provide the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors to come out and enjoy live music in a beautiful, outdoor setting.”

All of the OC Parks Summer Concert Series events take place from 6 to 8 p.m., are free to attend, with free parking and open to the public of all ages. Food trucks will be serving at each location and a beer and wine garden will be available to those 21 and over. Come out to the parks, bring a blanket and a beach chair and enjoy great local live music in celebration of summertime at OC Parks this summer season.

2017 OC Parks Summer Concert Series Schedule

(All shows 6-8 p.m., free admission with free parking)


Craig Regional Park

Location: 3300 State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact: (714)

Date: Thursday, June 22

Artist: Donavon Frankenreiter and Matt Baxter

Date: Thursday, June 29

Artist: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Dallas & Doll


Mason Regional Park

Location: 18712 University Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Contact: (949)

Date: Thursday, July 6

Artist: Hollywood Stones and Jelly of the Month Club

Date: Thursday, July 13

Artist: Open Arms and Flashback Heart Attack


Irvine Regional Park

Location: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA, 92869

Contact: (714)

Date: Thursday, July 20

Artist: The Federal Empire and Kelly Rae Band

Date: Thursday, July 27

Artist: Matt Costa and David Rosales


Mile Square Regional Park

Location: 16801 Euclid St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact: (714) 973-6600,

Date: Thursday, August 3

Artist: The Fenians and Orion Walsh

Date: Thursday, August 10

Artist: Common Sense and Wheeland Brothers


Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

Location: 33333 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point, CA 92629

Contact: (949)

Date: Thursday, August 17

Artist: Special Performance to be Announced June 1

Date: Thursday, August 24

Artist: Family Style and Tijuana Dogs

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