Nothing says summer quite like an ocean breeze, a cool drink and live music on a balmy night!
Thanks to the Beach Reporter for providing this list of recently released schedules for outdoor summer concerts summer in Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo and The Point.
The fireworks may be over, but they were just the kick-off to the South Bay Summer Shows! Peruse your options and schedule in your favorites..
Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park
Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department kicks off its annual Concerts in the Park July 2 with a Salute to the Troops Picnic and Concert. The concerts are free and take place every Sunday during the summer at Polliwog Park from 5 to 7 p.m. through Labor Day weekend. All performances are open seating and free to the public. There are no dogs, barbecues or wheeled vehicles allowed. Pop-up tents and umbrellas must be removed before the concert starts.
July 9 – Pine Mountain Logs (covers)
July 16 – Blue Breeze Band (R&B, soul)
July 23 – Mark Mackay Band (country rock)
July 30 – Hard Day’s Night (Beatles tribute)
Aug. 6 – The Paladins/Seatbelt (rock)
Aug. 13 – Shari Puorto Band (blues rock)
Aug. 20 – Hollywood U2 (U2 tribute band)
Aug. 27 – Lynette Skynyrd (Lynard Skynyrd tribute)
Sept. 3 – Colour My World (Chicago tribute)
Redondo Beach Concerts on the Pier series
The Redondo Beach Concerts on the Pier series takes place every Thursday and Saturday evening beginning Saturday July 1, and ending Aug. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Presented by the Redondo Pier Association, the concerts take place at the Octagon where the pier meets the International Boardwalk (below Kincaid’s). Bring a beach chair or blanket. All pier events are weather permitting.
July 6 – Popravinas (Americana)
July 8 – Big Mess (indie rock)
July 13 – Palechubs (jazz/reggae)
July 15 – Neptune Cocktail (surf)
July 20 – TennWest (modern country)
July 22 – A Certain Groove (funk)
July 27 – Franks & Deans (Rat Pack tribute)
July 29 – 1969 (classic rock)
Aug. 3 – King Chris (funk/soul)
Aug. 5 – Amber Foxx (rockabilly)
Aug. 10 – Ghost in the Machine (Police tribute)
Aug. 12 – Scrap Yard Aces (Cali-roots reggae rock)
Aug. 17 – Living Cover (contemporary rock)
Aug. 19 – Elwood Moon (classic rock)
Aug. 24 – Abrakadabra (Latin jazz)
Aug. 26 – Like Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin tribute)
Aug. 31 – Strange Days (Doors tribute)
El Segundo Summer Concerts in the Park
The Summer Concerts in the Park in El Segundo runs on selected Sundays in July and August at the Library Park on Main Street. The free event features local food truck vendors. No glass containers or pets are allowed. For more information, call (310) 524-2700, or visit http://bit.ly/2sCPEtR.
July 9 – Aquarius (1960s)
July 23 – The Disco Freaks (1970s)
Aug 86– Centerfold (1980s)
Summer Music Series at The Point
The Summer Music Series at The Point, located at the corner of Rosecrans Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard in El Segundo, opens Wednesday, July 5. The series runs through August 30 every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
July 5 – Cougrzz Rock (1970 and 80s)
July 12 – Barrie Minniefield Trio (oldies)
July 19 – Wave Riders (beach music)
July 26 – Guitar Romantica Duo (Latin)
Aug. 2 – J.R. Lewis Trio ( pop/dance)
Aug. 9 – Steel Parade Trio ( Reggae/Calypso)
Aug. 16 – Rice and Beans (country)
Aug. 23 – Salsa Allstars Trio (Latin/salsa)
Aug. 30 – Sound FX (pop rock)