Pacific Amphitheatre | Costa Mesa, California
Ring, ring! The seventies are calling, and they want their audiences back! As part of 2024’s OC Fair season lineup, Reggae pop band UB40 returns to the Pacific Amphitheatre this coming Friday, July 26th. The Birmingham-based group is exploding onto the Orange County scene with Ali Campbell’s iconic voice leading the charge on all your favorite hits, including “Can’t Help Falling In Love” and “Red Red Wine.” And that’s not all! Expect guest performances by fellow British group, The English Beat, with their founding vocalist Dave Wakeling bringing brand new songs to spice things up on this much-awaited summer night. Experience nostalgia down the rolling hills of Costa Mesa, where the Pacific Amphitheater shimmers with its natural design, allowing the music to wash over you in pure, unfiltered waves. So, Don’t Break Our Hearts, and Please Don’t Make Us Cry! Reserve your tickets as soon as possible, and let’s all have a laidback groovy time!
You guys aren’t ready for this one! UB40 is back at it again at the Pacific Amphitheater on Friday, July 26th, and this time, they’re bringing The English Beat along for the ride. Together, they’re bringing the golden age of British pop back to life, and you don’t want to miss it!
Soak up the island vibes as UB40’s legendary reggae pop bangers wash over the crowd on this LIVE event! Throughout their career, the Jamaican-inspired band has earned nominations for four Grammy Awards in the Best Reggae Album category and has achieved global record sales exceeding 100 million. In 2011, they were honored with a prestigious Heritage Award by the UK's PRS for Music.
This night’s gonna be bloody loud, wicked fast, and absolutely unparalleled! Don’t believe us? Critics around the world have a ton to say about this group! “The theatre transformed into a dance festival and the fans didn’t require any persuasion whatsoever… they all went stark raving bonkers, displaying their approval of the legendary band. It was a true reflection, as the crowd had been smooched by their rhythm, reggae, and silky charm. ”
But before they steal the show, let’s all warm up with another familiar reggae group that’s bringing the heat on the hottest collaboration of the season! The English Beat is a British band that also formed in Birmingham during the late ‘70s, with music that blends Latin, ska, soul, reggae, and punk rock. They secured a Juno Award for Best New Artist with their debut album, All The Rage, which proved to be a massive success, climbing high in both the U.S. and the U.K. charts.
Ahead of the concert, invite your friends and wander through the vibrant OC Fairgrounds, grab a bite, or just enjoy the carefree atmosphere - it's all part of the Pacific Amphitheatre experience. And don’t waste a minute worrying because this California stage’s acoustics are beyond compare! Every pulse, beat, and lyric will reach your ears with pristine clarity as if these artists were playing right beside you. So, start booking your tickets for UB40 LIVE on Friday, July 26th!