NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The INFINITI Summer Concert Series presented by ROLEX South Coast Plaza Hyatt Regency Newport Beach brings Max Weinberg 7 and special guest Bill Champlin (formerly of Chicago) as the opening concert June 24th. Celebrating 20 years of the series under the stars in Hyatt's intimate outdoor amphitheater, rock veterans Weinberg and Champlin will perform together a variety of rock and roll classics.
The longest running music series in California, and recognized for bringing revered musicians to southern California every year, runs through September 30. While Weinberg returns to the stage after performing last season, Kevin Eubanks of The Tonight Show also performs later in the series – notably bringing the two band leaders in late night television to the audience. Following is the performance schedule:
- June 24 - Max Weinberg 7 featuring special guest Bill Champlin (formerly of Chicago)
- July 1 - Jeff Lorber Fusion with Eric Marienthal and special guest Paul Jackson Jr.
- July 8 - Kevin Eubanks
- July 15 - Euge Groove
- July 22 - Mindi Abair with Jeff Golub and Special Guest David Pack
- July 29 - Hiroshima
- Aug. 5 - 'Soul Of Summer' starring Jonathan Butler with Maysa and Eric Darius
- Aug. 12 - Andre Delano with Special guest Tom Braxton
- Aug. 19 - Steve Tyrell
- Aug. 26 - 'Sax Pack' - Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Shilts with Nick Colionne
- Sept. 2 – Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
- Sept. 9 - 'Summer Jam' starring Richard Elliott and Norman Brown
- Sept. 16 - Christopher Cross
- Sept. 23 - 'Jazz Attack' Gerald Albright, Peter White, Rick Braun
- Sept. 30 - The Manhattan Transfer
Located at 1107 Jamboree Rd, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach debuts a $2 million renovation of the hotel's lobby, bar, and patio areas exhibiting a fresh California Beach chic look and feel. Tickets on sale at www.hyattconcerts.com or by calling the box office at (949) 729-6400.
Sponsors of the series include INFINITI, ROLEX South Coast Plaza, Diverse Financial, 94.7 The Wave in L.A., Good Neighbor Pharmacy, VisitNewportBeach.com, Kendall Jackson Wines, KORBELL Champagne, Heineken, Coast Magazine, Orange County Register and 102.3 KJJZ Palm Springs.
SOURCE INFINITI Summer Concert Series