Lord of the Strings
Laurence Juber- March 2, 7 pm
Laurence is a two-time Grammy-winning guitar sensation. First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney's band Wings, Juber has since established himself as a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger.
Known to his fans as "LJ", Juber has released 23 solo albums that spotlight his unique touch and tone on solo acoustic guitar. His latest CD "Fingerboard Road" features 13 tunes that encompass a spectrum that has a deep personal resonance with styles or musical eras, mostly 1960s and '70s. Guitar Magazine voted "LJ Plays the Beatles" as one of its all-time Top Ten albums. As a studio musician, Juber can be heard on award-winning recordings for major recording artists, top movies, TV shows and commercials.
John Huntington presents Old Country Airs - March 9, 7 pm
Olde Country Airs
Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales
Norman P. Murray Community
Enjoy music with baritone John Huntington who will present familiar and new ballads to delight your Gaelic heart.
Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire- March 30, 7 pm
Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire joined forces on the music scene in 1998. This confluence of two gifted musicians has resulted in the internationally acclaimed duo, Acoustic Eidolon.
Joe Scott performs on a unique, custom designed “Double-neck Guitjo”, a banjo/guitar combination created exclusively by Joe and deemed by USA Today as “a beautiful harp-like sounding instrument…. like nothing they’ve ever heard before.”
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Family Arts Day - April 27, 12-5 pm
Join us for a day of arts, culture, and family fun at the Potocki Center for the Arts. The day will be filled with hands-on activities, workshops, music, food, and more. Discover classes and cultural programs offered throughout the year and help us plan for Arts Alive 2020!
Country Music - April 27, 6-9 pm
An Evening of Line Dancing With
Put on your cowboy boots and hat and come to our Country Music event in the Sycamore Room at Norman P. Murray on Saturday, April 27. Come early for dancing lessons. Enjoy country music with country-style food available for a fee. Mark your calendar because you don’t what to miss this Western treat!
A night of country music and dancing, join us early to learn line
dancing. Food and beverages available for a fee. All proceeds
benefiting the Mission Viejo Friends of the Arts.
Saturday April 27 6 - 9 PM $15 / NPM
Past Events 2018
The annual Arts Alive and Street Painting Festival took place on April 28th - 29th at the Oso Viejo Community Park on the Village Green. This year's festival featured a cornucopia of fun arts and crafts, musical performances as well as amazing street paintings brought to life by incredible artists traveling to Mission Viejo from near and far.
The two-day event included an array of tasty fare and beverages along with creative activities for all ages.
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Symphony in the Cities
It's the perfect way to end a lazy summer day: Pacific Symphony's Sympony in the City. Pack a picnic, grab a lawn chair or blanket and gather the family for an evening of free music and outdoor summer fun! Now a long-standing summer tradition, Symphony in the Cities (SITC) brings thousands of people together for great music and entertainment in local parks each year.
Adam Rafferty was born January 26, 1969 and raised in Harlem, New York. His first inspiration was his father strumming a guitar. By the age of 6, he was studying with Woody Mann and exploring blues and country music. A few years later Rafferty was introduced to classical guitar and in 1986, he enrolled at the State University of New York majoring in classical guitar.
The Bee's Knees Speakeasy & Swing Dance Event
GOT THAT SWING! is a SoCal band that brings much more to events than live Swing music! Front man/band leader Alec Marken and his crew like to put on a full show, whether at a guest appearance, a dance hall, festivals, private events, or his self produced show, the Bee's Knees Speakeasy & Swing Dance.
Shakespeare by the Sea
Enjoy an enchanting evening under the stars with Shakespeare by the Sea’s production of “A Winter’s Tale” on Friday, August 3 at the Potocki Center for the Arts. Bring your picnic baskets, blankets and low-back beach chairs to the soccer field for a night of classical entertainment that begins at 7 p.m.
The story of Leontes, a king who wrongfully banishes his family, is about the meaning of forgiveness through the inspired plan of a wise, loyal woman.