Friday, May 10, 2013

OC Parks Presents the 2013 Summer Concert Series

If you are looking for some free concerts this summer at a local OC Park, make sure to put some of these on your calendar! 


Free all ages shows outdoors every night June through August

Matt Costa, Hindu Pirates, Hunter Hunted and O.C. Supertones among other local acts to perform

(Orange County, Calif.) – OC Parks welcomes back its annual outdoor summer concert series. Thirteen free concerts at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach will present Southern California artists performing live under the summer sky on Thursday evenings June through August.

Craig Regional Park in Fullerton will kick off the summer concert series with three free concerts. Thursday, June 6 welcomes acclaimed Oingo Boingo tribute band Dead Man’s Party performing with Michael Michael. June 13 presents ‘80s sensation Flashback Heart Attack with DJ Velvet Touch. The O.C. Supertones will bring ska to the park on June 20performing with Mike Vitale.

The concert series continues at Mason Regional Park in Irvine with three free concerts on Thursday evenings. June 27 presents the indie rock sensation The Devious Means with Cherokee Fade. Breach the Summit and A+ Dropouts will perform for a special 4th of July celebration.  July 11 welcomes singer songwriter Micah Brown with Nicole Vaughn.

Next the series visits Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley. Surf garage rock group Hindu Pirates will perform with Cali Conscious on July 18July 25 will present Hunter Hunted with DJ Velvet Touch. Los Angeles-based Latin sensation Boogaloo Assassins will perform alongside With Strangers August 1.

Irvine Regional Park will present three concerts in conjunction with the Into the Wild OC Trail Rockin’ 8k Summer Runs. The music kicks off with roots jug band Moonsville Collective and D.T. Robbins on August 8. Rock n’ roll blues favorite Jeramiah Red performs with Mia and the Moonlight August 15August 22 welcomes Latin super group The Orquesta Cortez and DJ Hector Waluyo.

The last concert of the 2013 OC Parks Summer Concert Series stops at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach on August 29 with a special performance by local indie rock icon Matt Costa and The Blank Tapes.

All of the OC Parks Summer Concerts are part of The World Famous KROQ’s ROQ N’ Surf summer series. All shows are from 6 to 8 p.m., free concert admission with free parking and open to the public of all ages. Food trucks will be serving on-site at each location. Friends and families are invited to come out and enjoy great local live music under the stars at OC Parks this summer season.

Craig Regional Park
Location: 3300 State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835
Contact: (714) 973-3180, 
Date: Thursday, June 6
Artist: Dead Man’s Party with Michael Michael
Date: Thursday, June 13
Artist: Flashback Heart Attack with DJ Velvet Touch
Date: Thursday, June 20
Artist: O.C. Supertones with Mike Vitale
Time: All concerts 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free Parking: Free

Mason Regional Park
Location: 18712 University Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Contact: (949) 923-2220, 
Date: Thursday, June 27
Artist: The Devious Means with Cherokee Fade
Date: Thursday, July 4
Artist: Breach the Summit with A+ Dropouts
Date: Thursday, July 11 
Artist: Micah Brown with Nicole Vaughn
Time: All concerts 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free Parking: Free

Mile Square Regional Park
Location: 16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Contact: (714) 973-6600, 
Date: Thursday, July 18
Artist: Hindu Pirates with Cali Conscious
Date: Thursday, July 25
Artist: Hunter Hunted with DJ Velvet Touch
Date: Thursday, August 1
Artist: Boogaloo Assassins and With Strangers
Time: All concerts 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free Parking: Free

Irvine Regional Park
Location: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA, 92869
Contact: (714) 973,6835, 
Date: Thursday, August 8
Artist: Moonsville Collective with D.T. Robbins
Date: Thursday, August 15
Artist: Jeramiah Red with Mia and the Moonlight
Date: Thursday, August 22
Artist: The Orquesta Cortez with DJ Hector Waluyo
Time: All concerts 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free Parking: Free

Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach
Location: 33333 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point, CA 92629
Contact: (949) 923-2280
Date: Thursday, August 29
Artist: Matt Costa with The Blank Tapes
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free Parking: Free

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