Hotels Hosting Summer Concerts

Great success for Hyatt Regency and Newport Marriott Hotel & Spa as concert series continue into fall.

Some of the most beloved summertime events in Newport Beach are the concerts outdoors, where guests can enjoy the soothing sounds of great music while taking advantage of spectacular summer evening weather.

The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series draws music fans near and far to the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach for live, open-air concerts.

Grammy award-winning, singer/songwriter Michael McDonald kicked off this season on June 21st.  Other notable evenings during the Series have included The Commodores on July 26 and Chris Isaak on August 2.    It’s the perfect way to spend the evening in Newport Beach and stay the night at the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Newport Beach !

Here’s a list of the remaining shows:

  • August 23: David Sanborn & Bob James
  • August 30: Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueSeptember 6: Jeffrey Osborne
  • September 13: BWB: Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown
  • October 4: Jesse Cook
  • October 11: Keiko Matsui and Hiroshima

For more information on the Summer Concert Series and to purchase tickets, please visit

The Sunset Jazz at Newport concert series has also been entertaining fans on Wednesday nights.

Guests at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa choose between two shows, one at 6pm and the other at 730pm.

The stunning Rose Garden is a great place to relax with a vibe of good music, food, and beverages.

Here’s a look at the remaining summer lineup:

  • August 21 Dori Caymmi Quartet with Bill Cantos, Jerry Watts, and Michael Shapiro
  • August 28Byron Stripling/Bobby Floyd Quartet with Jeff Hamilton
  • September 4 Ernie Andrews plus special guest Rickey Woodard with Llew Matthews, Richard Simon, and Clayton Cameron
  • September 11 Wycliffe Gordon in “Hello Pops: a Tribute to Louis Armstrong” with Don Shelton, Llew Matthews, Luther Hughes, and Clayton Cameron
  • September 18  Judy Roberts/Greg Fishman Quartet with Chuck Berghofer, and Jeff Hamilton

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