2023 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, October 14 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Great Park

The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Great Park. 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 X, 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 & UCI Health Stage

Nicholson Pipes & Dreams Scottish Bagpipe Band 10 a.m.
Caribbean Joy Dance Entertainment Afro-Caribbean Dance 11 a.m.
Kerry & the Surftones Surf Music Band Noon
Mumbai Madness Bollywood Dance 1:30 p.m.
Southern California Youth Dragon & Lion Dance Team 2:30 p.m.
The Beatunes Beatles Songs 3:30 p.m.
Flogging Seagulls '80s Irish Style 4:30 p.m.
Minor Strut American Rock 'n' Roll 5:30 p.m.


FivePoint Stage

Upstream Carribbean Music, Reggae, Calypso & Soca 10:30 a.m.
It's Samba Showtime! Brazilian Dance Show 11:30 a.m.
Island Style Band Live Hawaiian Music Performance 12:30 p.m.
Rumi Academy Persian Music 2 p.m.
Experience Myke A Psychelelic Tribute to Jimi Hendrix 3 p.m.
OC India Association 4 p.m.
OC Turkish Association 5 p.m.

Kids Village

Chinese American Mutual Association (CAMA) Stage

Montessori Preschool Singing & Dancing 10 a.m.
Orange County Friendship Choir Japanese Chorus Group 10:35 a.m.
South Coast Chinese Cultural Center Drum Team 11:10 a.m.
Chinese Dance of Southern California (CDSC) 11:35 a.m.
Dhwani Dance Academy Noon
Red Shoes Dance Studio 12:30 p.m.
Ukesfun Ukulele Ensemble 1 p.m.
Matsutoyo Kai  1:25 p.m.
Las Estrellas Ballet Folklorico 1:50 p.m.
Crean Lutheran High School Korean Traditional Dance Club 2:15 p.m.
Korean Martyrs Catholic Center Korean Drum Dance Team 2:40 p.m.
Irvine Senior Harmonica Band 3:05 p.m.
Relampago Del Cielo Grupo Folklorico Mexican Folk Dance 3:25 p.m.
Nika Imani Dance 3:55 p.m.
Susana Elena: Ecos de España 4:20 p.m.
Irvine FunPlay Harmonica Ensemble 4:45 p.m.
Viorhythm 5:05 p.m.
Irvine Art & Music Center 5:40 p.m.

Demonstrations and Martial Arts

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

Cultural Stage: Palm Court

OCO Kibou Taiko 10 a.m.
Lotus Bud Guzheng Ensemble 10:30 a.m.
Orange County Irvine Goshin-Kai Japanese Karate School 11 a.m.
South Coast TaiChi Club 11:30 a.m.
Concordia University Irvine’s Americana Ensemble Noon
Los Angels Todokai 12:30 p.m. 
South Coast Chinese Cultural Center Instrument Ensemble 1 p.m. 
Orange County Taiwanese Association 1:30 p.m. 
Audience of One 2 p.m. 
Dance@South Coast Chinese Cultural Center 2:30 p.m. 
Irvine Theater Company 3 p.m.
The Consulate of Mexico 3:30 p.m. 
Replay Performing Arts 4 p.m. 
SoCa Arts Starlettes 5 p.m. 
Irvine Indians 5:30 p.m. 


Martial Arts Stage

Taekwondo Demonstration Noon
Martial Arts Workshop 12:15 p.m.
Taekwondo Demonstration 1 p.m.
Martial Arts Workshop 1:15 p.m.
Taekwondo Demonstration 3 p.m.
Martial Arts Workshop 3:15 p.m.


Roving Entertainment

African Kikundi
English Joy Stiltwalkers
Mainstreet German Trio
Sweetwater Creek
Tuscany Trio