The City of Irvine’s annual summer tradition returns on Sunday, July 7, when the Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts kick off at Mike Ward Community Park – Woodbridge.
The community is invited to a series of six free family-friendly concerts out in the park covering a variety of musical tastes — from country hits and pop variety to classical symphony and dance party rock. Bring a picnic basket or plan to purchase treats from gourmet food trucks.
2019 Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series
- Sunday, July 7, 5:30 p.m.: Pop Gun Rerun (’80s Tribute)
Pop Gun Rerun performs the greatest hits of ’80s. Get ready to rock out on the dance floor to this premier ’80s live music experience.
- Sunday, July 14, 5:30 p.m.: The Suffragettes (Pop Variety)
The Suffragettes are an all-female group that will perform your favorite Top 40 hits. They will be sure to fill the park with your favorite tunes, so get ready to sing along. At 6:30 p.m., enjoy an intermission performance by Saveena Patel, the Irvine High School Youth Action Team Akustikoff winner.
- Sunday, July 21, 5:30 p.m.: The Trip (Rocking the Decades)
The Trip is a high energy band that will take you on a fun-filled musical journey through the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s — all the way to today!
- Sunday, July 28, 5:30 p.m.: The Country Club (Country Hits)
This dynamic band will perform the best of country’s current hits along with a few crowd favorites from other genres. At 6:30 p.m. get ready to kick up your boots and join us for a free country line dance instruction at intermission.
- Sunday, August 4: Pacific Symphony in the Cities
- 5:30 p.m.: Musical Playground for Children
- 7 p.m. Pacific Symphony Concert
Enjoy a must-do summer tradition: a free outdoor concert by Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair.
- Sunday, August 11, 5:30 p.m.: Tijuana Dogs (Dance Party Rock)
The Tijuana Dogs are a popular Orange County rock band. This high energy party rock band will have you up and dancing the entire time.
Guests should bring chairs and blankets; layered clothing is recommended. Mike Ward Community Park – Woodbridge is located at 20 Lake Road, Irvine. For more information, visit cityofirvine.org/specialevents or call 949-724-6606.