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Newport Beach Summer Festivals & Concerts

June 19, 2024

Summertime and concerts go hand in hand, which is why we’ve rounded up five ways to soak up the sun and enjoy some tunes this season in Newport Beach! From live performances on the shores of the Back Bay to summer concert series at various hotels, there are so many ways to get your groove on this summer. So grab your beach chairs, blankets and dancing shoes—here’s where to listen to live music in Newport Beach!

Summer Concert Series at at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

Kicking off on July 8, the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach invites music enthusiasts to its outdoor Back Bay Amphitheater for a summer of unforgettable performances. From June through Sept., this iconic venue transforms into a lively entertainment hub featuring renowned artists from various genres. The series opens with Spyro Gyra 50th Anniversary / Lee Ritenour on June 28, followed by Will Downing on July 19, and Jazz Attack: Rick, Richard & Peter on August 24. Don’t miss out—grab your tickets now at before they sell out!

Summer Concert Series at VEA Newport Beach

Feel the summer vibes at VEA Newport Beach‘s concert series, starting on June 23 from 4-6 p.m. with country star Drew Baldridge. Enjoy amazing food, drink specials, and breathtaking ocean views from VEA’s new Sunset Lawn. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, with plenty of lawn space to spread out and relax. Reserve your spot today by clicking here!

Tunes at the Dunes

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is your go-to spot for family fun and live music. With a range of watersport activities like boating, kayaking, and paddleboarding, plus an inflatable water park (open now!), the fun never ends. Taking place Independence Day weekend and Labor Day weekend catch Tunes at the Dunes—a concert series featuring food trucks, live entertainment and a full bar for the adults. Admission is free; click here for more details.

Live Music at Lido Marina Village

Lido Marina Village is the perfect blend of shopping, dining and entertainment. With live music every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12-3 p.m., you can enjoy acoustic sets while browsing through charming shops and dining at hip restaurants. Relax on the Lido Deck, savor a delicious meal, and take in views of the harbor—it’s the ideal way to spend a summer afternoon in Newport Beach.

City of Newport Beach Summer Concert Series

Get ready to enjoy a summer of music and community with the City of Newport Beach Arts Commission’s annual Summer Concert Series on the Green! This beloved ongoing event promises an array of talented performers, perfect for a fun-filled evening with family and friends. The series kicks off with 80s cover band Radio Rebels (at the Newport Beach Civic Center Green) on July 21 and concludes with a performance by jazz band Gotham City Swingers (at Marina Park) on Oct. 13. Don’t miss out!

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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