Press Release

Smokey Robinson, Lindsey Stirling, Maxwell, The Green & J Boog to perform this summer

Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 3, 2022) – OC Fair has added four more concerts to the Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre, happening during the 2022 OC Fair.

Live music will include violinist Lindsey Stirling on July 21, reggae beats by The Green and J Boog on July 31, Maxwell on Aug. 11, and the legendary Smokey Robinson on Aug. 12.

Tickets for these shows will go on sale Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster.
Lindsey Stirling
July 21, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $35-$75

Lindsey Stirling remains fearless enough to always dream big. Since the release of her 2012 self-titled debut, the electronic music impresario, violinist, dancer, and artist became one of the 21st century’s most innovative stars by clinging to her groundbreaking vision of cinematic violin-driven electronic music.

The Green and J Boog with special guests The Expendables and Fia
July 31, 5 p.m.
Tickets are $27.50-$65

Countless miles of touring and six studio albums have led The Green to become recognized as ambassadors of Aloha, helping represent Hawaiian people and culture to the world through their craft.

Aug. 11, 8:15 p.m.
Tickets are $50-$150

Maxwell has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades, releasing five studio albums, all duly anointed as classics. The soul singer redefined soul music in April of 1996 when he released his critically acclaimed debut on Columbia, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite. Maxwell’s upcoming album blacksummers’NIGHT will cap off the journey he first embarked upon over a decade ago as one of the most anticipated R&B events of 2022.

Smokey Robinson
Aug. 12, 8:15 p.m.
Tickets are $40-$80

Smokey Robinson is a legendary singer-songwriter, record producer, record executive and co-founder of Motown Records. In recent years, Robinson released the standards album, Timeless Love, Time Flies When You’re Having Fun, Now And Then and Smokey & Friends.


Tickets to these shows go on sale to the public Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster. The OC Fair Box Office at Pacific Amphitheatre will be open on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets to performances that occur 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.

OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is home to the annual OC Fair and Imaginology. Year-round attractions include Centennial Farm, Table of Dignity, Heroes Hall and Pacific Amphitheatre. Throughout the year, events ranging from recreation shows to cultural festivals are held at the Fairgrounds. For more information, visit

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