Music Under the Stars

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General Information

Join us at the Olivas Adobe Historical Park for eight outdoor summer concerts! The venue is intimate, capacity is limited, and concerts regularly sell out, so purchase your tickets early.

Ticket Cost

  • $20 per ticket 
    (non-refundable)

In the case of a concert not selling out, tickets will be available at the door.


How to Purchase Tickets

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased over the phone, in-person, or by mail. All customers must have a current ActiveNet account to purchase tickets. Log-in or create a new account at ActiveNet. Please ensure you have an account BEFORE purchasing tickets.

Purchase over the phone

Purchase In-person

  • City Hall, 501 Poli St, Room 226

Mail-in order form

  • Attention: Music Under the Stars
    City Hall, Room 226, 501 Poli St
    Ventura CA 93001

Event Times

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m.

Food & Drinks

Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnic dinners. A full beverage service and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED.

2023 Concert Series

British Beat

July 8 - British Beat

'60s Dance Party

SOLD OUT

Relive the best of the '60s with all your favorite British and American bands! Dance your way back in time to the biggest hits from The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, The Beatles, Stones, and more.

Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Ventura

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July 15 - Blue Breeze

Motown Tribute Band

SOLD OUT

The versatile musicians of Blue Breeze Band bring high-energy levels to the stage. Groove to the sounds of Motown, R&B, Soul, Funk, and Contemporary music. The band is where Earth Wind & Fire meets Aretha Franklin and Bruno Mars.  … A genuine high energy Soul R&B Funk explosion!

Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Ventura

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July 22 - Twisted Gypsy

Fleetwood Mac Re-imagined

SOLD OUT

Twisted Gypsy is MORE than just a tribute to Fleetwood Mac! This groups passion shines through with stellar all-live harmonies, and fun stage banter. Experience the early days of Hollywood's Sunset Strip and the heyday of '70s Rock’n’roll.

Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Ventura & V3 Printing

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July 29 - K-Tell All-Stars

Super Hits of the '70s

SOLD OUT

With meticulous attention to detail, the K-Tel All-Stars bring the greatest AM radio hits from the ‘70s to life! If you love those one hit wonders and top chart sellers, then you’ll dig the K-Tel All-Stars!

Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Ventura

Louie Cruz Beltran

August 5 - Louie Cruz Beltran

Cuban Rhythms with Latin Jazz

A master percussionist, Louie has performed at venues of all sizes from the Hollywood Bowl and Dodger Stadium to intimate supper clubs. He is an incredible singer, performing Latin jazz, Great American Songbook Standards, R&B classics, original compositions, and salsa favorites.  

Presented by The Breeze

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August 12 - Kings of 88

Piano Rock

SOLD OUT

An unforgettable concert experience featuring the music of Rock & Roll heroes including Billy Joel, Elton John, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Beatles, Billy Preston, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Leon Russell, and Ray Charles. This talented crew of LA-based musicians boats an impressive list of professional credits.  

Presented by The Breeze

July 30 Soul Infusion Band

August 19 - Soul Infusion

Pop, Soul, Funk, Dance!

SOLD OUT

Soul Infusion will keep you out on the dance floor all night with a wide range of soul, R&B, Funk, Top 40, and pop tunes. This band's unique spin on classic dance hits is an experience you won't want to miss!  

Presented by ATC - Affordable Tables & Chairs

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August 26 - Lisa Haley & the Zydekats

Zydeco

GRAMMY nominated fiddler, dancer, vocalist, and songwriter Lisa Haley serves up heart-moving Louisiana Bayou rhythms, traditional stylings, and original songs speaking to all ages. She brings modern Roots music beyond the classic genre. Prepare to catch "Zydecosis!"

Presented by Andria’s Seafood