Full Concert Schedule for Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre Announced
The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2014 OC Fair will feature 23 nights of concerts performed by world renowned artists and musicians. Ranging from the unique genres of reggae, pop, classic rock and country, it is a one-of-a-kind concert series that will get you into the summer groove. The series opens with The Offspring / Adolescents on July 11 and will continue through August 10. Pacific Amphitheatre concert tickets are affordable with prices starting at $15 and, as always, include free OC Fair admission.
Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2014 OC Fair
The Offspring / Adolescents
Friday, July 11, 7:45 p.m.
Orange County natives The Offspring formed in 1984 and since then have released eight albums and performed in more than 1,000 shows around the world. The Adolescents was formed in Fullerton, CA in 1980 by former members of Agent Orange and Social Distortion.
Which One's Pink - A Tribute to the Music of Pink Floyd
Saturday, July 12, 8:15 p.m.
In commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Pink Floyd's album The Wall, Los Angeles-based Which One's Pink? will offer the Pacific Amphitheatre audience a live performance of the album in its entirety, with a stunning display of vocals and visual effects.
Matisyahu / Tribal Seeds / The Lions
Sunday, July 13, 6 p.m.
The musical artistry of Matisyahu is a fusion of contemporary reggae, beatboxing, rap, hip-hop and traditional scat-singing and Jewish hazzan style. Based in San Diego, Tribal Seeds is a reggae band, heavily influenced by artists Bob Marley, Steel Pulse and Midnite. Known as Los Angeles' own all-star reggae band, The Lions perform with a masterful style of novel and traditional grooves with a mishmash of dub-mixing and tribal sounds of Ethiopia and Columbia.
Wednesday, July 16, 8:15 p.m.
Comedian Jeff Dunham will bring his 2014 Disorderly Conduct Tour to the Pacific Amphitheatre stage with his entourage of signature characters including grumpy Walter, the spicy Jose Jalapeno and more.
Bad Religion / X
Thursday, July 17, 7:45 p.m.
Bad Religion formed in Los Angeles in 1979 and has since released 16 studio albums with the latest last year called "True North." Since forming in the late 1970s, X has been influential in the punk rock world offering relevant and innovative sounds to audiences while still retaining original members John Doe, Billy Zoom, Exene Cervenka and DJ Bonebrake.
Karmin / Fifth Harmony
Friday, July 18, 7:45 p.m.
From more than 200 million hits on YouTube to their double-platinum hit "Brokenhearted," Karmin is the dynamic duo of Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan. With Amy's jazzy and enthralling vocals and Nick's natural rhythm, the two can stir up an enticing performance of a hip-hop influenced pop-rock sound. The all-girl Fifth Harmony began their individual stardoms on the hit TV show "The X-Factor," where music industry buff Simon Cowell joined the five talented singers to form the hit pop quintet that is looking forward to success with the release of their first album "Better Together."
Ziggy Marley / The Expanders
Saturday, July 19, 7:30 p.m.
As the oldest son of reggae music legend Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley has earned his own accolades as an artist with four Grammys, including Best Reggae Album. The Expanders are a Southern California reggae band with a vintage reggae sound similar to 1970s Jamaican groups like The Ethiopians, The Gladiators and The Mighty Diamonds.
The Happy Together Tour
Sunday, July 20, 7:45 p.m.
The Happy Together Tour returns to the Pacific Amphitheatre at the OC Fair with classic performances from Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, The Turtles, Chuck Negron (the original voice of Three Dog Night), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, and Gary Lewis & The Playboys.
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo / Berlin / Madasen McGrath
Wednesday, July 23, 7:15 p.m.
Dynamic rock duo Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo have been blazing musical trails since the 1970s with hits like "Heartbreaker," "Love Is a Battlefield" and "Hit Me With Your Best Shot." Led by the iconic vocals of Terri Nunn, Los Angeles-based Berlin has been called the "Greatest Synth Electro-Pop Band of All Time," with hits like "Take My Breath Away" and "Metro." At only 16 years old, Southern California native Madasen McGrath has already started to build a reputation as a talented singer-songwriter-guitarist and will offer an entertaining return to the Pacific Amphitheatre stage.
LeAnn Rimes / Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Thursday, July 24, 7:30 p.m.
LeAnn Rimes, an American country and pop singer, rose to stardom at the young age of 13 after the release of her first debut album, "Blue," reaching No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart in 1996. LeAnn continued to pursue music and has received many awards including two Grammys and an American Music Award. Kristian Bush founded Sugarland in 2002 with singer Jennifer Nettles and is currently working on his first solo album to be released this summer.
Friday, July 25, 8:15 p.m.
The Go-Go's are an all-female, American rock band formed in 1978 in the heart of Los Angeles. They rose to stardom as the first and only all-female rock band known to compose and play their own instruments. It won't be their first time jamming out at the OC Fair, so join these rock pioneers as they return to the Pacific Amphitheatre stage with their hit songs.