Doo-Wah Riders, a country act. The next band lined up to play at
Fairview Park are swing performers the Kid & Nic Show.
The Costa Mesa series is set to continue through Aug. 26. The
other acts on the city's list are blues performer Brian Young, surf
band Orange Colored Sky, Latin rockers El Soul, and the Answer, a
classic rock band.
"We try to mix it up throughout the concert series," Costa Mesa
recreation coordinator Robby White said.
All concerts in the Costa Mesa series are scheduled to begin at
6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays at Fairview Park.
Newport Beach's four-concert schedule is a blend of classical and
popular styles. The Pacific Symphony is slated to open the series
Sunday with a performance at Eastbluff Park, which is near the
intersection of Vista del Oro and Vista del Sol. Plans call for
overflow parking and shuttles to be available at Corona del Mar High
The Pacific Symphony is scheduled to begin Sunday's show at 5 p.m.
Children will be able to participate in a variety of activities at a
musical playground that is expected to begin one hour before the
"Parents can bring their kids and experience all kinds of hands-on
projects," Newport Beach cultural arts coordinator Jana Barbier said.
The Russian National Orchestra Wind Quintet is set to perform the
second show in Newport's series. The orchestra's chief executive
officer, Sergei Markov is slated to narrate "Wolf Tracks," a
performance that is billed as an updated retelling of the "Peter and
the Wolf" story. The wind quartet's shows are scheduled to begin at
6:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at Grant Howald Park in Corona del Mar.
After two classical acts, the Kahuna Cowboys Jug Band and swing
act Moonlight Express are scheduled to round out the shows. The
Kahuna Cowboys' show is scheduled for 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at Irvine
Terrace Park. The final show is slated for 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at Bob
For information on Costa Mesa concerts, call (714) 754-5300. For
more details about the Newport Beach series, call (949) 714-3870.