Best of: Summer Concerts {2016}

Your picnic basket is looking a little sad, sitting there in the corner of your closet.  Don’t you think that it’s time it got out a little?

Good news, everyone — Summer Concerts are almost here!!

Here’s a round-up of some great places to pack a picnic dinner and wine, grab a big blanket, and hear some tunes while taking advantage of these balmy summer evenings.  Singing along is strongly encouraged.

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Westlake Village/Agoura Hills/Calabasas

  • SunSets Summer Concerts [Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento] all concerts start at 6:00pm
    • June 26 — City of Calabasas’ 25th Anniversary Concert with Boogie Knights
    • July 17 — Best of Broadway: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
    • August 7 — Fantastic Diamond: a Neil Diamond Tribute
    • August 28 — New West Symphony Presents: Jim Grinta
  • Tiny Porch Concerts [Peter Strauss Ranch, Agoura Hills]
    • July 10 — Sean Watkins
    • August 20 — Eddie Berman
    • September 10 — Tacoma Narrows
  • Stars of BeatleMania [Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park]
    • Saturday, July 12 @6:30pm
    • Moonbounces and food available for purchase

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Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park/Moorpark/Simi Valley

  • Conejo Recreation and Park District [Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Avenue, Thousand Oaks] all concerts start at 5:00pm
    • Monday, July 4 — Conejo Pops Orchestra
    • Sunday, July 24 — Tapestry: a Tribute to Carole King
    • Sunday, August 14 — Deadman’s Party: An Oingo Boingo tribute
    • Monday, September 5 — Hollywood U2: a Tribute to U2
  • 14th Annual Free Jazz Concert Series [Gardens of the World, Thousand Oaks]
    • Sundays August 7 – August 28
    • All concerts start at 5pm
  • Free Summer Concert Series [Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks
    • June 29 — Ticket to Ride – Beatles tribute
    • July 6 — Fools Logic: Supertramp tribute
    • July 13 — Boogie Wonderland: 70s disco
    • July 20 — Stone Soul: Motown
    • July 27 — Radio Rebels: 80s Dance Party
    • August 3 — Ladies of Soul
    • August 10 — Jumpin Joz: Big Band/Swing
    • August 17 — Tina Michelle and Rhinestone Cowboys: Country music and free line dancing class!
    • August 24 — Hollywood U2: U2 tribute
  • Summer Music in the Park [Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley] all concerts begin at 6:30pm
    • July 16 — The Spazmatics: 80’s Tribute
    • August 20: Led Zepagain: Led Zeppelin tribute

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Camarillo/Oxnard/Ventura

  • Rock the Collection [The Collection at Riverpark, Oxnard] Thursdays at 6:30pm
    • June 30 — Queen Nation
    • July 7 — The Long Run: Eagles tribute
    • July 14 — Wanted: Bon Jovi tribute
  • Camarillo Arts Council Free Summer Concerts [Constitution Park, Camarill0] all concerts begin at 7:30pm
    • July 9 — George Strait tribute
    • July 23: Under the Streetlamp: Classic Hits from American Radio
    • August 6: Bee Gees tribute
    • August 20: Jimmy Buffet Tribute
    • September 10: a Tribute to Elvis
  • Concerts by the Sea [Peninsula Park, 3401 Peninsula Road, Ventura] concerts start at 4:00pm
    • July 2: Rock & Roll, 60’s – 80’s
    • July 9: Cajun
    • July 16: R&B, Soul, Blues
    • July 23: Tropical Rock
    • July 30: Contemporary, Folk/Rock/Pop
    • August 6: Roots
    • August 13: Blues, Jazz
    • August 20: Jazzy Blues, R&B, Swing
    • August 27: Country Rock

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Santa Barbara/Ojai

  • Summer Concerts at Chase Palm Park [Santa Barbara] Thursdays 6-8:30pm
    • July 7 — Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries: 50’s and 60’s Rock & Roll
    • July 14 — Blues & boogie pianist + saxophonist
    • July 21 — Queen Nation
    • July 28 — The Tearaways: British Invasion with California Surf Sound

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Where will you be listening to music under the stars this summer?? Tag us at #LL805 and @locallove805 so we can follow along on your adventures in our little slice of paradise 🙂

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