Get ready from some great free spring concerts at the OC Market Place!  The OC Market Place hosts a wide variety of tribute bands featuring a range of musical styles throughout the month of June during the 5th Annual Spring Concert Series

June Lineup for Spring Concert Series

Here’s a look at the upcoming shows for June:

  • Sunday, June 2 – Bonfire, a tribute to AC/DC

  • Sunday, June 9 – Peace Frog, a tribute to The Doors

  • Sunday, June 16 – DSB Band, a tribute to Journey

  • Sunday, June 23 – The Ultimate Stones, a tribute to The Rolling Stones

  • Sunday, June 30 – Dog ‘n Butterfly, a tribute to Heart

Concert Information

All the concerts are held during regular Market Place business hours at the Costa Mesa Fairgrounds and are included in the $2 swap meet admission price.  Children 12 and under are free.  Concerts are held at noon and 2pm unless otherwise noted.  The Spring Concert Series is held at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa at 88 Fair Drive

5th Annual Woodstock Tribute Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7, the OC Market Place will be hosting the 5th Annual Woodstock Tribute Weekend.  Visitors will enjoy two days of free concerts from 10am to 4pm.  On Saturday, relieve the magic of Woodstock with Aquarius, while on Sunday enjoy a tribute to The Who with The Who Revue.  The weekend includes many opportunities for free family fun with tie dye artisans, face painting, various contests and strolling entertainment

4th Annual West Coast Rockabilly Showdown Band Competition

If all this wasn’t enough, you can also enjoy live bands from near and far battling it out for cash awards at the 4th Annual West Coast Rockabilly Showdown Band Competition!  With five weeks of competition, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy this rockin’ good time.  The event is free with swap meet admission.  The lineup for June is as follows:

Saturday, June 1

  • 12pm – The Buzz Jumpers

  • 1pm – Seatbelt

  • 2pm – The Centuries

Saturday, June 8

  • 12pm - The Altar Billies

  • 1pm – Jonny B and The Avenues

  • 2pm – Cattie Ness and The Revenge

Saturday, June 15

  • 12pm – The Monsoons

  • 1pm – The Rayford Bros

  • 2pm – Hank Biggs and The Hard Tops

Saturday, June 22

  • 12pm - The Johnny Deadly Trio

  • 1pm – Lazy Lance and The Longhorns

  • 2pm – The Hula Girls

Saturday, June 20 – FINALS

  • Top four bands compete at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

About the Orange County Market Place

The OC Market Place opened in 1969 and has become one of the largest weekly events in Southern California with nearly two million visitors each year.  It operates every Saturday and Sunday except during the Orange County Fair in July and August.  Visitors to the OC Market Place can enjoy fun, food and value shopping at over 1,000 merchants offering a spectrum of products and services.  Music  and entertainment is offered every weekend along with special events throughout the year

Admission is $2; children under 12 are free.  Free parking is available as well as preferred parking for $5.  Hours are 7am to 4pm