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Sounds of Summer

June 8, 2016

Every Friday from mid-June until mid-October, visitors and locals can enjoy live al fresco jazz music in Newport Beach, California at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series.

Starting in June, the series is hosted at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Newport Beach and includes 14 shows from popular top-performers, sure to please all tastes — from The Bacon Brothers and Kenny Loggins to Al Jarreau and Smokey Robinson.

The full-list of performers coming up include the following:
June 24: The Bacon Brothers / Cindy Alexander
July 8: Larry Carlton with David Benoit and Sara Gazarek
July 15: Pieces of a Dream / Nick Colionne
July 22: Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers / Javier Colón
July 29: Allen Stone
August 12: Earl Klugh / Keiko Matsui
August 19: Kenny Loggins
August 26: Al Jarreau / Lucy Woodward
September 16: Ottmar Liebert
September 23: A Very Special Evening With Smokey Robinson
September 30: Will Downing and Special Guest
October 7: Brian Culbertson
October 14: Boney James

Concerts take place in the one-of-a-kind intimate venue that is the Rose Garden Amphitheater at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. With grass carpeted steps and seating for just 1,000 in a lush garden, guests can listen to tunes while overlooking the serene Back Bay Nature Preserve, located at Jamboree and Pacific Coast Highway.

Each concert begins at varied times around sunset, either 7pm, 7:30pm or 8pm and ends at 10 p.m., however guests can arrive at 6 p.m. and experience plenty of vendors offering up food, drinks and more.

Individual tickets range from $55-$110, depending on the date and seating tier, with self-parking for $25 ($20 in advance) and valet for $35 ($30 in advance). Season passes can be purchased for $1,800 and include tickets to all 14 shows and VIP benefits including assigned premium seating, complimentary valet service and access to the VIP Hospitality Suite. For additional details on the Summer Concert Series and to purchase tickets, call (949) 360-7800 or visit




Written by Visit Newport Beach

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