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Concerts on the Green Begin July 9

Post Date:06/05/2017

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission is pleased to announce that the Newport Beach annual Concerts on the Green series will kick off on Sunday, July 9 with Flashback Heart Attack playing the best of the 80's. Other concerts in the series include: Pacific Symphony on July 16, Tijuana Dogs on August 6 and Night Shift on September 3.

Voted OC Weekly’s choice for “best live band/best rock band” eight years in a row, Flashback Heart Attack brings the authentic 80’s cover band experience to the Newport Beach Civic Center in this outdoor Concert on the Green. The local Orange County band that has made it big, nationally and internationally, will fired up the summer with a playlist that includes all the great 80’s hits.

 Admission to the concert is free and free parking is available in the Civic Center parking structure.  The concert begins at 6 p.m., but concert goers are encouraged to come early and bring a picnic dinner or purchase food and refreshments from food trucks that will be on site.  Attendees should also bring low-slung beach chairs and blankets for the outdoor event. No alcohol.

For more information about concerts or other cultural arts programs in the City of Newport Beach please go to the City’s Cultural Arts webpage at or send email to



Flashback Heart Attack - Sunday, July 9, 6-7:30 p.m., Civic Center Green

Flashback Heart Attack was voted best 80s rock band the last 8 years by the OC Weekly and has won numerous best 80s cover band awards from the OC Music Awards. The band members are from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, and perform electrifying renditions of classic 80’s rock.


Symphony in the Cities: Pacific Symphony Concert - Sunday, July 16, Civic Center Green

Family activities and youth music performances begin at 5:30 p.m.; Pacific Symphony concert begins at 7 p.m. This special concert, featuring Maestro Carl St. Clair conducting the Pacific Symphony, is presented by the City Arts Commission and Pacific Symphony, with sponsorship by City National Bank.


Tijuana Dogs - Sunday, August 6, 6-7:30 p.m., Civic Center Green

Tijuana Dogs is a popular Southern California band, who play an eclectic mix of rock, R& B, jazz, country, and pop.


Night Shift (Citrus College pop ensemble) - Sunday, September 3, 6-7:30 p.m., Civic Center Green

This dynamic pop rock ensemble performs the best music of classic rockers, R & B and contemporary artists. Night Shift’s high-energy concert includes hits such as: Let's Groove, Midnight Hour, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, Superstition and September.

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