Press Release

Two more shows headed to Pacific Amphitheatre this summer: Island Empire Festival, Counting Crows

Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – OC Fair has added four more shows to the 2022 summer lineup.

As part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre, Island Empire Festival will be held July 24, and Counting Crows will headline on July 27. Plus, live music headed to The Hangar: I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience on July 17 and STYXology – World’s Greatest STYX Tribute Show on July 31.

Tickets for these shows will go on sale Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster.

Coming to Pacific Amphitheatre:

Island Empire Festival with Sammy Johnson, Fiji, Eli-Mac, Anuhea, Analea Brown + More
July 24, 2022, 2 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$65

The Island Empire Festival will feature an upbeat mix of reggae, soul and R&B from Sammy Johnson, Fiji, Anuhea, Eli-Mac and Analea Brown with more guests to be announced. The fest will be hosted by Western Conference (DJ Westafa & Big Body Cisco).


Counting Crows
July 27, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $42.50-$82.50

Exploding onto the music scene in 1993 with their multi-platinum breakout album, August and Everything After, Counting Crows has gone on to release seven studio albums, selling more than 20 million records worldwide. The band released their newest record, Butter Miracle, featuring hit single “Elevator Boots” in April of 2021.

Coming to The Hangar:

I AM KING – The Michael Jackson Experience
July 17, 2022, 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20-$25

This is as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert! The band features Michael Firestone, who looks and sounds like Michael Jackson, plus a cast of talented musicians and dancers who bring Jackson to life. I AM KING features renditions of Jackson’s biggest hits including “Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” “Man in the Mirror” and many more.

STYXology – World’s Greatest STYX Tribute Show
July 31, 2022, 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20-$25

STYXology performs music from all eras of the illustrious and legendary catalog of STYX. With note-for-note precision, live vocal and instrumental performance, and the energy of five lifelong Styx fans, STYXology entertains with soaring choruses, shredding guitar leads and touching power ballads.


Tickets to these shows go on sale to the public Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster. The OC Fair Box Office at Pacific Amphitheatre will be open on March 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets to performances occurring during the OC Fair include same-day admission to the OC Fair. The 2022 OC Fair is July 15-Aug. 14, open Wednesday-Sunday. Advance tickets are required.