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    OC Fair summer concert series lineup is here for Pacific Amphitheatre and The Hangar
    • July 9, 2024

    The OC Fair has officially announced its full concert schedule for the Pacific Amphitheatre. This year’s lineup features returning favorites like Chris Young and Ziggy Marley, along with tribute bands celebrating Depeche Mode, the Talking Heads, and U2. New acts will also be making their debut.

    Located on the fairgrounds, the Pacific Amphitheatre and The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa will host nightly entertainment from July 19 to August 18. Tickets include same-day admission to the OC Fair.

    For more information on the OC Fair, go to

    Here’s the full list of concerts coming to the Pacific Amphitheatre and The Hangar this summer.

    All Time Low (pictured performing at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 28, 2024) will headline the Pacific Amphitheater on Friday, July 12.
    (Shae Hammond/Bay Area News Group)

    Los Tucanes de Tijuana (pictured performing at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019 in Indio, California) will headline the Pacific Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 14.
    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

    24K Magic: A tribute to Bruno Mars will headline The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa on July 28.
    (Photo by Miguel Vasconcellos, OC Fair)

    Twisted Gypsy (pictured performing Fleetwood Mac covers during the Lobster Rock Festival at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018) will play The Hangar on Saturday, Aug. 16…(Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer)

    24K Magic: A tribute to Bruno Mars will headline The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa on Sunday, July 28.
    (Photo by Miguel Vasconcellos, OC Fair)

    Chris Young (pictured performing at the 2024 Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th concert on July 04, 2024 in Nashville, Tennessee) will headline the Pacific Amphitheatre on Friday, July 19.
    (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)



    Pacific Amphitheatre


    The Sacramento-based geek rock band Cake will perform at the Costa Mesa venue, with opening support from the Ukrainian folk music quartet DakhaBrakha. Fans can expect to hear some of the band’s greatest hits, including “The Distance” and “Never There.”

    When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9

    Tickets: $50-90 at

    Tash Sultana 

    Tash Sultana, the psychedelic and reggae soul artist, is set to perform with support from Chiiild. Sultana rose to fame with her unique DIY approach, showcased in her viral 2016 track “Jungle,” which has been viewed over 188 million times on YouTube. The Melbourne-bred multi-instrumentalist is also the first Australian to have a signature series guitar with Fender.

    When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10

    Tickets: $35-$82 at 

    All Time Low and The Band Camino 

    The Maryland-born pop-punk legends All Time Low are hitting the road for the Forever Tour, celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band. This tour marks a comeback after a brief hiatus in 2020. Fans can look forward to favorite hits as well as tracks from their 2023 album, “Tell Me I’m Alive.” The Band Camino will provide support.

    When: 7 p.m. Friday, July 12.

    Tickets: $43.99-$109.45 at

    Los Tucanes de Tijuana 

    The iconic Mexican norteño group, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, will bring some regional Mexican heat to the stage with special guest Voz de Mando. The group recently performed an evening set at the multi-generational Latino Besame Mucho Festival at Dodger Stadium on Dec. 2.

    When: 7:30 Sunday, July 14

    Tickets: $50-$100 at

    Ziggy Marley 

    Reggae artist Ziggy Marley returns to the Pacific Amphitheatre, following the release of his two new singles this year, “Drive” and a live recording of “Personal Revolution.” Marley will be supported by the funk band Lettuce.

    When: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18

    Tickets: $35.30-$87.50 at

    Chris Young 

    Country music star Chris Young will return to the venue, promoting his latest record, “Young Love & Saturday Nights,” released in March. Fans can also expect to hear hits like “Famous Friends” and “Gettin’ You Home.”

    When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 19 $55-$100 at

    Tickets: $55-$100 at

    The Hangar

    Tickets for all shows start at $13.42-$27.75. Tickets are now available at

    Friday, July 19

    Start Making Sense: The Talking Heads tribute. The 10-piece tribute band will play hits like “Psycho Killer,” “This Must Be The Place” and “Burning Down The House.”

    Saturday, July 20

    Hollywood U2: Based in Los Angeles, Hollywood U2 was founded by lead singer Joe Hier in 2003. Considered the world’s greatest U2 tribute band, they’ve recently played for the US Marines in Japan.

    Sunday, July 21

    One More Night: Phil Collins and Genesis Tribute. One More Night’s performances are a heartfelt homage to the songs of Phil Collins and Genesis. The band brings hybrid versions that capture the essence of the studio releases along with the magic of live renditions, creating an experience that is both familiar and fresh.

    Wednesday, July 24

    Dead Man’s Party: An Oingo Boingo and Danny Elfman tribute playing hits like “Only a Lad,” “Weird Science” and more.

    Thursday, July 25

    Ticket to the Moon: Electric Light Orchestra Tribute. Known as one of the best ELO tribute groups, fans will be pleased to hear “Mr. Blue Sky” and “Don’t Bring Me Down.”

    Friday, July 26

    Red Corvette: A tribute to the music icon Prince as they play almost four decades worth of music.

    Saturday, July 27

    Atomic Punks: The Tribute to Early Van Halen. In the heart of Pasadena, California, where the iconic Van Halen first ignited their rise to stardom, a tribute band emerged that would come to embody the very nature of the legendary rock group’s early years.

    Sunday, July 28

    24K Magic: A tribute to Bruno Mars. The funk group will dive into Mars’ catalog of hits like “Uptown Funk” and “That’s What I Like.”

    Wednesday, July 31

    Elton: The Early Years. Kenny Metcalf recreates Elton John’s eccentric fits and dynamic stage presence while performing all the early hits.

    Thursday, Aug. 1

    Don’t Look Back: The Boston Experience. The tribute band will sing all of Boston’s greatest hits.

    Friday, Aug. 2

    Listen To The Music: A Tribue to the Doobie Brothers. The tribute group meticulously reproduces each and every hit song to give audiences a true experience of seeing and hearing the Doobie Brothers band perform live.

    Saturday, Aug. 3

    Live From Earth: Pat Benatar and Beyond. Live From Earth celebrates the music of rock legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Pat Benatar.

    Sunday, Aug. 4

    Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez. The mariachi band will serenade fans for the night to iconic mariachi tunes.

    Thursday, Aug. 8

    Queen Nation: A tribute to the music of Queen. Vocalist Gregory Finsley channels his best Freddie Mercury while singing his way through Queen’s biggest hits from the ’70s and ’80s.

    Friday, Aug. 9

    No Duh: The Ultimate Tribute to No Doubt. This particular No Doubt tribute mixes the experience and energy of a live No Doubt concert with nostalgic visuals and styling. Fans can jam out to “Just A Girl” and “Hella Good.”

    Saturday, Aug. 10

    Which One’s Pink?: Pink Floyd tribute. A celebration of the 51st anniversary of “Dark Side of the Moon.”

    Sunday, Aug. 11

    I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience. The top nationally touring tribute to “Michael Jackson…Live From Las Vegas” comes to Orange County.

    Thursday, Aug. 15

    The Long Run: Experience the Eagles. The live tribute experience pays homage to The Eagles’ greatest hits.

    Friday, Aug. 16

    Devotional: The Depeche Mode Experience. Covering songs from the band’s 15-record repertoire, such as “Enjoy The Silence” and “Personal Jesus.”

    Saturday, Aug. 16

    Twisted Gypsy: A tribute to the music of rock band Fleetwood Mac that’ll take fans back to the heyday of ’70s rock ‘n roll.

    Sunday, Aug. 17

    Zeppelin Live: A Led Zeppelin tribute act performing the greatest hits of the ’70s & ’80s.

    Monday, Aug. 18

    Tupua: The Spirit of Aloha. This show will showcase the best of Polynesian tunes and experiences. Witness the Samoan flaming fire knife dance, the rhythmic Tahitian drums, and the Tupua Hula Maidens with their hulas.

    ​ Orange County Register