Huntington Beach Free Concert & Bands Series Summer Concerts 

The City of Huntington Beach enjoys numerous outdoor summer concerts with a fantastic line up of bands for the public to enjoy free of charge. From concerts in Central Park to Concerts at the Beach, nothing is out of reach when you have access to so much great music in one little city.  Band information is provided for your interest and like all events, is subject to change per organizers. Below is a list of venues, featured bands, times, locations and additional information.  More Events.   Hat's off to Huntington Beach's Summer Concerts -- and to its volunteer Huntington Beach Concert Band, a member of the Association of Concert Bands. Launched in 1973, the concert band performs in the Summer Concerts, and is under the direction of Tom Ridley since 1977. Huntington Beach has always enjoyed its free concerts. In 1914 when the first band played at the Pavilion next to the brand new Huntington Beach Pier, the crowd was amazed by the fabulous entertainment which has become a tradition for about 100 years.

Central Park Summer Concerts 2014

Central Park concerts begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Cost is free. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., behind Central Library at bandshell.  

  • June 22 Huntington Beach Concert Band
    Celebrate America
  • June 29 Southern California Philharmonic Orchestra
    Music by American composers Howard Hanson, Aaron Copland, Arthur Foote, and more
  • July 6 Night Blooming Jazzmen
    Traditional Dixieland band
  • July 13 Golden State British Brass & Emerald Society Bagpipes
    Brass and Bagpipes create a Celtic Sunday
  • July 20 Moonlight Express
    1940's style Big Band
  • July 27 Wise Guys
    Blend of swing, jazz and big band music for all
  • August 3 Huntington Beach Concert Band
    Side-by-Side Concert with outstanding local high school musicians joining in a program of popular marches and melodies
  • August 10 Henebry's 1920's Crazy Rhythm Hot Society Orchestra
    Original musical sounds of the Golden Age of Radio with Flapper Vocalist Ginger Pauley
  • August 17 Covina Concert Band
    Popular show tunes, marches and more
  • August 24 Bob DeSena
    Exciting Latin jazz and fiery rhythms in the legendary tradition of Tito Puente and Cal Tjader
  • August 31 Mike Henebry Orchestra
    Internationally acclaimed orchestra authentically recreating music of the famous Big Bands of the Swing Era

HB Surfing Museum 2014 Concerts

Start at 1 p.m., usually  in the parking lot of the  Surf Museum, 411 Olive, off Main St.,   Call: (714) 960-3483  Bands subject to change without notice;  Pier Plaza Concerts are held adjacent to Huntington Beach Pier, Pacific Coast Highway at Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. The Pier Plaza concerts go from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All concerts are FREE!

  • May 4 Pier Plaza: The Orbitrons, Chum, Kelp, The Riptides, Boss Tide
  • June 8 Baja Marty Tribute Pier Plaza
    Banned From The Beach, Outerwave
    High Tide (Featuring John Blair), Surf Kings, Slacktone
  • June 22 Hbism Parking Lot: The Nocturnes
    & Opening Of  Century Of Stoke  Exhibit
  • July 13 Pier Plaza: Curl Riders, Reef Riders, Reventlos, Tequila Worms, 3 Balls Of Fire
  • Aug 10 Pier Plaza: Sg 101 Convention Bands, Atlantics Tribute, El Caminos, Supertones, Frankie & The Pool Boys,  Kilueas, Surf Coasters 
  • Sept 14 Pier Plaza Surf City Days:
    Counselors, Hula Girls, Dynotones, Eliminators, Insect Surfers
  • Sept 28 Museum Parking Lot: The Volcanics, Surf Drum Dvd Expo
  • Oct 5 Pier Plaza: Anchovies, Glasgow Tiki Shakers, Aquasonics, Guitars Inc, Breakaways

2014 Summer Courtyard Concerts Hyatt Hotel

Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa -  Pete's Sunset Grille, HB Hyatt Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy. Concerts 7 -10 p.m. Call (714) 845-4775. Pete's Summer Nights Concert Series is back! Bring the family to enjoy great music, tasty buffets, umbrella drinks, ocean sunset views and dancing. Note: Up to 3 hour parking validation w/ purchase of food or drink. This is a free event in the Hyatt Courtyard.

  • June 27 Instant Replay
  • June 28 Brad Wilson
  • July 4 Mainstreet Surf City
  • July 5 Jumpin Jack Benny
  • July 6 Kurt Hunter
  • July 11 The Answer (to Rock)
  • July 12 Buck Wildstar
  • July 18 Chain Reaction
  • July 19 Buck Wildstar
  • July 25 The Answer
  • July 26 Jumpin Jack Benny
  • August 1 Instant Replay
  • August 2 Buck Wildstar
  • August 8 Chain Reaction
  • August 9 Brad Wilson
  • August 15 The Answer
  • August 16 Jumpin Jack Benny
  • August 22 Instant Replay
  • August 23 Brad Wilson
  • August 29 The Answer
  • August 30 Jumpin Jack Benny
  • August 31 Chain Reaction


Huntington Harbour View Park Concert   4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

16600 Saybrook Lane
Huntington Beach, CA  92649

Held annually in Harbour View Park next to Huntington Harbour School, the concerts features popular bands. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit back, relax and enjoy! Cost: Free. Location:

Sponsored by Property Owners Association



Surfin' Sundays Concert Series has a new reason to come and enjoy the concert. The opening of the Shorebreak Hotel offers a location no more than a block or two to the concert itself.  Huntington  Beach, Calif. offers one of the best free summer concert series programs on the West Coast. The concerts are all held outdoors in perfect weather this region is known for, and the concerts bring some of the finest, diverse sounds to the city that is home to outstanding musicians of all genre. For tourists visiting, the easiest concerts to attend are walking distance from the great beach hotels and resorts. For HB locals, the drive to any of the concerts is no more than 15 minutes from most locations in the city.

The free summer concerts hold a long tradition in HB. Huntington Beach paid concert series BBJAZZ features monthly smooth jazz concerts that are held at Central Library Theatre and hotels during the holidays. These concerts charge a fee (usually begins at $45 - up) and the proceeds benefit special causes.