Laguna Beach Live! Press Releases

Below is a list of press releases for Laguna Beach Live! artists, events and news.

Bluegrass & BBQ 2016

sonorandogsLaguna Beach Live! Announces 2016 Bluegrass & Barbecue with bands Sonoran Dogs, Dupp Brothers, Cookout Menu

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 26, 2016  – Laguna Beach Live! will kick off summer with a June 12 bluegrass concert from 3 to 7 p.m. by the acclaimed Sonoran Dogs, seasoned musicians who play traditional bluegrass standards, Americana, folk, and Celtic arrangements, and Laguna’s own Dupp Brothers, who play bluegrass and hillbilly tunes. Guests are invited to enjoy JM Catering barbecue selections, hearty snacks, salads, wine, and beer amid the canyon oaks at Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.

Tickets on sale now at 800-595-4849 or Information line: 949-715-9713.

Laguna Beach Live! presents Bluegrass & Barbecue

WHAT: Laguna Beach Live! presents 2016 Bluegrass & Barbecue
WHERE: Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
WHO: Acclaimed bluegrass band The Sonoran Dogs with The Dupp Brothers
WHEN: Sunday, June 12 – 3 to 7 p.m.
COST: Concert Tickets: adults $20 advance, $25 at door; children 12 or younger $10 advance, $13 at door

Barbecue: $20 advance, $25 at door; children 12 and younger $10 advance, $13 at door

Gourmet cheese, fruit and charcuterie board: $14 in advance, $15 at door

VIP tickets are available in advance only: $100 includes reserved table seating, concert and barbecue

General admission includes seating on a first-come, first-served basis. No outside food or beverages will be permitted.

PARKING: Laguna College of Art & Design lots, plus free trolley and parking at ACT V from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.

TICKETS: On sale now at 800-595-4849 or

INFORMATION: 949-715-9713

U.S Bank Donation


U.S. Bank manager Richard Frank gives a check for $1000 to Laguna Beach Live! Board members, Tom Ellebie, Cindy Prewitt and Cody Engle. The donation helps to fund Live! Music & Kids, the free outreach education programs presented by Laguna Beach Live! at the Laguna Beach Boys & Girls Club and Laguna schools.

Live! Music & Kids program

music4kidsUnder the direction of a music educator, professional musicians present interactive weekly musical presentations that include classical music performances, introduction to different instruments, and learning more about listening and enjoying music. During the summer, the program expands to three weekly classes with different age levels and twice a month to large music performances with guest artists for all the children. For more information about the program click here. To view a list of artists that have participate in the program recently click here.

Firebird May 14, 2015 presented by Laguna Beach Live!

firebirdFirebird will be performing in the Live! at the Museum concert series at the Laguna Beach Art Museum on Thursday May 14, 2015 7pm-8pm. Founded in 1995, Firebird is building a reputation as a unique, dynamic, and accomplished group of musicians performing on Russian traditional instruments, including the domra, the balalaika, and the bayan. Firebird’s repertoire ranges from traditional Russian and Eastern European songs to well-known classics and works of contemporary composers. Members are co-directors Iryna Orlova and Anatoliy Mamalyga, Peter Rothe, Tomas Barnes and Lynn McConnell. More about the artists and to hear their music, visit

Live! at the Museum takes place the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum and is free to museum members and to non-members with museum admission. The concert is in the large Steele Gallery and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are available online through the Museum’s website, or contact Membership Manager Valerie Tate at 949.494.8971 x203. For more information about the series and other concerts, visit online at or phone at 949-715-9713.

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