2021 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, October 9

The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. It will feature multiple stages of live performances representing a variety of cultures, as well as Top 40 cover bands. To keep up-to-date with festival entertainment, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, or view and share images on Instagram.

See a complete stage schedule for all entertainment, demonstration, and martial arts performances below. 

Sights, Sounds & Colorful Traditional Dress

Featuring artistic performances symbolic of Irvine’s diverse cultural community, the Festival’s entertainment line-up represents a mosaic of music and dance from around the world.

Live Music

UCI Stage

Irvine Senior Harmonica Band  Songs with Harmonicas 10 a.m.
It's Samba Showtime! Brazilian Dance 11 a.m.
Experience Myke Jimi Hendrix Tribute Band Noon
Mumbai Madness Bollywood Dance Fitness 1 p.m.
The Beatunes Beatles Tribute Band 1:35 p.m.
Mariachi Divas Mariachi Band 2:30 p .m.
Minor Strut American Rock 'n' Roll 4 p.m.
Network for Iranian-American Professionals of Orange County Persian Music 5 p.m.
Flogging Seagulls Irish Band 6 p.m.


FivePoint Stage

Huehuetl Tezka  Aztec Dance & Drum 10:30 a.m.
Island Style Hawaiian Band & Hula Dance 11:30 a.m.
The Nicholson Pipes & Drums Scottish Bagpipes 12:30 p.m.
Upstream Reggae, Calypso, Soca, & Steel Drum Music 2 p.m.
Street Beat Hip-Hop Pizzazz 3:30 p.m.
Caribbean Joy Dance Caribbean Music 4:30 p.m.
Kerry & the Surftones Surf Music Tribute 5:30 p.m.
OC India Association  Traditional Indian Singing & Dancing 6:30 p.m.


Kids Village

Chinese American Mutual Association (CAMA) Stage

Montessori Preschool American Children Song & Dance 10 a.m.
Susana Elena: Spanish Classical & Flamenco Dance Spanish Classical & Flamenco Dance 11:05 a.m.
Turkish American Association Turkish Dance 11:40 a.m.
South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese School Drum Team 12:10 p.m.
Orange County Friendship Choir Japanese Mixed Chorus 12:30 p.m.
Nika Imani Dance Persian Dance 12:55 p.m.
DooDream Korean Drums 1:15 p.m.
Relampago Del Cielo Grupo Folklorico Mexican Folk Dance 1:50 p.m.
Tessany Azizi Child Singer 2:25 p.m.
South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese School Chinese Folk Dance 2:55 p.m.
Irvine Arts & Music Center Children Song & Band 3:20 p.m.
Las Estrellas Folklorico Group Ballet 3:40 p.m.
South Coast Chinese Cultural Center & Pan American Chinese Dance Alliance Chinese Dance 4:10 p.m.
The Irvine Bigger Band Music Performance 5:05 p.m.
Ms. Ayn Liu Vocal & Musical  5:40 p.m.
Southern California Youth Lion and Dragon Dance Team Chinese Dance Team 6:10 p.m.

Demonstrations and Martial Arts

Learn a new dance, instrument or martial art! Demonstrations are interactive, educational, and entertaining. The Demonstration Stage and the Martial Arts Arena highlight a diverse array of cultural arts and crafts, musical instruments, as well as dance and martial arts performances and demonstrations.

Demonstration Stage: Palm Court

Havannah Eleyadath Indian Dance 12:20 p.m.
Sasaki Mitsuru Sangen Kai Japanese Music 1 p.m.
Mei Hula o Waianuhea Hawaiian Dance 1:40 p.m.
Chinese Dance Company of Southern California Chinese Dance 2:10 p.m.
South Coast Chinese Orchestra Chinese Instrument Ensemble 2:35 p.m.
Zumbolly Bollywood Dance Fitness 3 p.m.
Lyra Belly Dance Troupe Middle Eastern Dance 3:25 p.m.
Audience of One Hula Dance 3:40 p.m.
Irvine Indians India's Heritage Youth & Adult Fashion Show 4:05 p.m.
Lotus Bud Guzheng Chinese Instrument 5:05 p.m.
Dhwani Dance Academy Indian Traditional Dance 6 p.m.


Art Demonstrations: Hangar 244

Irvine Fine Arts Center Ceramics Volunteers Wheel-throwing Demonstration 11 a.m.
Siriporn Puasuwan-Stewart Thai Fruit Carving 12:30 p.m.
Irvine Fine Arts Center Ceramics Volunteers Wheel-throwing Demonstration 1:15 p.m.
Kimberly Wu Ming Dynasty Styling 2 p.m.
ModernBrain Spoken Word 3:10 p.m.
Irvine Find Arts Center Ceramics Volunteers Wheel-throwing Demonstration 4:10 p.m.

Martial Arts

Martial Arts Stage

South Coast Tai Chi Club by South Coast Chinese Cultural Center Tai Chi 11 a.m.
Goju Ryu Karate Demonstration from the OC Irvine Goshin-Kai Goju Ryu 11:30 a.m.
CA Tricking Martial Arts & Acrobatics 12:15 p.m.


Roving Entertainment

Mariachi Mariachi Music 11 a.m.
African Kikundi African Drums 11:15 a.m.
English Joy Stiltwalkers Stiltwalking 12:15 p.m.
Tuscany Trio Italian Music 1:30 p.m.
Mainstreet German Trio German Music 4 p.m.