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The City of Newport Beach Arts Commission presents its annual Summer Concerts Series on the Green featuring an array of performers for your entertainment. Bring your low-slung beach chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening in a fun atmosphere. Pack a picnic dinner or purchase from on-site gourmet food trucks . No alcohol is permitted. 

Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are held on the Newport Beach Civic Center Green (100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach). Admission and parking are free, on a first come, first served basis.

Presented by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission.


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July 25, 2021, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Civic Center 

The Sully Band is a rhythm and blues band playing covers and originals with their unique ten-piece sound. They were recently named the 2020 San Diego Music Awards’ “Best Live Performer.” Select band members have garnered Grammy and Tony Awards nominations and have performed and recorded with industry notables such as Eric Clapton, Lionel Ritchie, Michael Jackson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick, REO SpeedWagon and others..

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August 22, 2021, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Civic Center

DSB (Don’t Stop Believin’) has been highly revered as the world’s greatest tribute to Journey. They have captured the signature sound of renowned vocalist Steve Perry and Journey in their prime. Complete with a band of world-class musicians, DSB remains true to Journey's musical legacy and delivers a nostalgic concert experience.

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September 26,  6:00-7:30 p.m., Civic Center

SantanaWays is an electrifying latin and blues rock band that has inspired audiences in Southern California since its formation in 2012. SantanaWays pays homage to the music of Santana in the purest manner by bringing out the heart and soul of the music.

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October 17,  4:00-5:30 p.m., Marina Park

As a professional singer, Shelley Rusk has worked for music artists such as Johnny Mathis, Dolly Parton, Donna Summer, Sandi Patty, Ray Boltz and Bill Gaither both in the recording studio and in concert. The Shelley Rusk Band will be performing songs from some of Broadway's greatest musicals of all time.

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View video from the past Concerts on the Green on NBTV streaming video


NOTE:  If you would like to be considered for the 2022 concert season, please send a CD, DVD and/or press materials to the Cultural Arts Office, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92660, or email your digital audio files and materials to, before January 1, 2022. Please clearly mark the package (or email subject line) "Concerts on the Green."

FOOD TRUCK VENDORS: If you would like to be considered for summer 2022, or for other Cultural Arts events, please contact Camille Escareal-Garcia at Valid OC Health Permit, Newport Beach Business License**, and certificate of insurance required (**A temporary permit is also available).