Free Summer concerts in South Orange County

The beach cities and surrounding communities of South Orange County offer an array of outdoor summer concert series. Whether you enjoy rock, reggae, jazz or country music, there’s a concert series for you. Grab your beach chairs and blankets, pack a picnic, and head to the coast to soak in the sounds of summer. Here are some of the biggest concert series happening in Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach and San Clemente for the rest of July.

Event 1: Sunset Serenades (Laguna Beach, Thursdays through August 31)
The Sunset Serenades concert series at Heisler Park features live music from 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday. This year’s lineup includes reggae, Latin, swing and more.

Event 2: Music in the Park (Dana Point, Sundays through August 27)
The Music in the Park summer concert series brings live music to Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point every Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. This year’s lineup features classic rock tribute bands, country, blues and folk music.

Event 3: Summer Concert Series (Laguna Niguel, Fridays through August 25)
The City of Laguna Niguel presents free concerts at the Laguna Niguel Regional Park Amphitheater every Friday evening. This year’s performers include disco, pop and country cover bands.

Event 4: Mission Viejo Summer Concerts (Mission Viejo, Sundays through August 27)
The City of Mission Viejo’s Summer Concert Series features live music, food and family activities at the Mission Viejo Civic Center every Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. This year’s lineup includes classic rock, reggae and country tribute bands.

Event 5: Concerts on the Green (Newport Beach, Wednesdays through August 30)
The Concerts on the Green series presents free live music every Wednesday evening on the Newport Beach Civic Center Green. This year’s performers include rock, reggae and pop cover bands. Concerts run from 6 to 8 p.m.

Event 6: Beach Fest Concert Series (San Clemente, Saturdays through August 26)
The Beach Fest Concert Series features live music from 6 to 8 p.m. every Saturday evening at the San Clemente Pier. This year’s lineup includes Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffett, The Beatles and Southern rock tribute bands.

The summer concert series in South Orange County provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy the season. With an array of musical acts and venues, there’s something for everyone. Make it a summer to remember by attending some of these free community concerts.

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