Gospel Voices of OC Marks Juneteenth with Artistic Celebration at Chapman’s Musco Center for the Arts

June 03, 2022

Arts & Learning Conservatory and Chapman University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will present Gospel Voices of OC, live musical and theatrical performances on Sunday, June 19 at Musco Center for the Arts. Held in conjunction with Juneteenth, the Father’s Day concert will feature artistic accomplishments and works of over 100 black and diverse performers in the choir, dance, band, orchestra, theatre, and spoken word including county-wide youth and adult choir performances.Produced by Arts & Learning Conservatory President and CEO Debora Wondercheck, the event was created to provide multi-generational performances of African Americans through the lens and influence of gospel music…

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Grammy Winning Jazz Artist John Beasley Comes to Irvine Barclay Theatre

June 01, 2022

Acclaimed jazz pianist, bandleader, and producer John Beasley brings his smashing 15-piece MONK’estra big band to Irvine Barclay Theatre on Thursday, June 9, at 8 p.m.In his three-decade-long career, Grammy Award winner and nine-time nominated pianist and composer, John Beasley, has worked with Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard – playing in the bands of both trumpet legends while still in his 20s – as well as with Herbie Hancock, Steely Dan, Al Jarreau, Christian McBride (and even, for one night, with James Brown!) In this special Barclay performance, Beasley leads MONK'estra, his big band that captures the spirit of Thelonious Monk’s singular music…

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San Diego Symphony Kicks off Summer Season at Waterfront Venue

June 01, 2022

With summer right around the corner, the San Diego Symphony will be kicking off their outdoor summer concert season at their new, waterfront venue The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park on Friday, June 24! For those planning visits to San Diego this summer, The Rady Shell is a can't miss attraction. On the heels of launching the landmark venue last year, the Symphony's second summer season will have more concerts than ever before, with a lineup of esteemed artists, beloved movie performances, and more!Located in downtown San Diego on the Embarcadero, a concert experience at The Rady Shell is a feast for the senses. The venue…

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South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s Rhythm on the Vine® Concert Series

May 31, 2022

Award winning South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s Rhythm on the Vine® Concert Series presents the upcoming schedule of rock – and other music genres – concerts to be performed at the resort from the last week of July until the first week of October. The six concerts are proudly hosted by the resort in South Coast Winery’s outdoor courtyard. Headliners include much-loved, award-winning singers and instrumentalists from Los Angeles and beyond.Upcoming Rhythm on the Vine® Concert Series Line-up: Thursday, July 28 – Men at Work. A popular four-man Australian rock band, Men at Work is known for breakthrough hits such as “Down Under”…

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TOOTSIE Coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

May 15, 2022

Tootsie, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, comes to Segerstrom Center for a limited two-week engagement from May 31 to June 12. Call it “musical comedy heaven” (Rolling Stone). Call it “the most uproarious new musical in years!” (The Hollywood Reporter). Call it Tootsie! This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime. Featuring a hilarious Tony®-winning book by Robert Horn and an outrageously clever score by 2018 Tony-winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), this…

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