With the annual return of the OC Fair to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa from July 15 to August 15. On February 14, the Pacific Amphitheater is set to kick off its 2022 Toyota Summer Concert Series.
Following a complete closure in 2020 and reduced-capacity events in 2021, the 8,000-capacity outdoor venue has reintroduced a full schedule this year, many of which coincide with the fair and several that extend beyond its duration.
It’s quite a diverse list.
Both The Happy Together Tour and comedian Trevor Noah’s shows are back after being rescheduled several times starting in 2020. Promoters booked an eclectic mix of artists including R&B legend Smokey Robinson, punk band Southern California rock The Offspring, electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling and Latin band CNCO and more.
Here is a partial list of shows coming to the Pacific Amphitheater this season. All tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com. Advance purchase required.
It will have two events aimed at the Latino community:
On Saturday, July 30, CNCO: The Latin pop boy band known for songs like “Tan Fácil”, “Quisiera” and “Party, Humo & Alcohol” will lead the concert with the support of María José. 7:30 pm. $40-$90.
On Sunday, August 28, Ramón Ayala y sus Bravos Del Norte: The world-renowned Mexican singer-songwriter, vocalist and master accordionist will return to the OC Fair with the Conjunto Primavera as special guests. 7:30 pm. $40-$80.