Thursday, July 28, 2011

Orange County Great Park Free Summer 2011 Concerts and Events at Irvine, CA

OC Great Park balloon 2011 

ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK at Irvine CA free summer concerts fun starts with Grammy Award winning jazz artist Branford Marsalis on Saturday evening, August 6, 2011. Orange County Great Park

 

 

New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Grammy Award nominated Lucinda Williams will headline at the Orange County Great Park’s 2011 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival later during August.

Friday night free dance parties and Saturday night concerts are scheduled to start on August 5 at the OC Great Park with American music and influence of Latin American, Middle Eastern and East Indian music and dance.  Salute to the City of Irvine’s 40th Anniversary featuring "DJ HAPA" will kick off summer Friday dance parties with Disco-themed set. 

Branford Marsalis - Saturday, August 6 - jazz family and bandleader on the Tonight Show - will open the Saturday concert series with melodic jazz, blues and funk - Live music begins at 8:15pm, Friday and Saturday nights.

Flights & Sounds Summer Festival will take place near the Palm Court Arts Complex and North Lawn, under the glow of the Great Park Balloon at Irvine CA.   Admission is free, and parking is $10.  Theater-style fixed seating and lawn space is available for all shows. 

Orange County Great Park is located off the 405 or 5 Freeways at Sand Canyon and Marine Way at Irvine CA.  For more information go to www.ocgp.org.

OC great park carousel 

The Orange County Great Park has a 1,347-acre master plan and is focal point of the redevelopment of the publicly-owned portion of the 4,700-acre former Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro. 

The OC Great Park is almost 60 acres and includes an iconic tethered helium balloon that rises 400 feet in the air, providing an aerial view of Park development.

A $70 million development plan to expand the Park to more than 200 acres is now underway, building on part of the Park for public benefit and enjoyment. 

The OC Great Park Farm, Palm Court Arts Complex, North Lawn recreation area and other features are complete, and the South Lawn soccer fields and Community Garden will be complete in 2012.

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Source of information is Orange County Great Park @ www.ocgp.org

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