Calendar of upcoming concerts
• The Grand Del Mar’s “Summer Concerts At The Grand”
eight-concert series begins Sunday, July 15, and runs every Sunday through Sept. 2 with doors opening at 6 p.m. and show times beginning at 7 p.m. Post-show entertainment will be held in the resort’s lobby lounge, immediately following each performance.
The first concert will be held Sunday, July 15: Hiroshima, a celebrated Los Angeles-based fusion jazz ensemble
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.GrandSummerConcerts.com or by calling 800-820-9884.
•The next City of Solana Beach and the Belly Up Tavern summer “Concerts at the Cove”
event will be July 12 – Chase Morrin; July 19 – Symphony Brass Quintet; July 26 – Kevin Miso. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 858-720-2453.
• Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concerts: Rockola
on July 17 at 7 p.m. at Powerhouse Park. www.delmarfoundation.org
• Next Carmel Valley Rec. Center Summer Serenades concert will be held Sunday, July 15, from 5-7 p.m.
The event is a departure from the usual dance/entertainment style band and will showcase, instead, Quartetto Sorrento, a string quartet that will play several classical selections. The group will be playing at Solana Highlands Neighborhood Park and everyone is welcome.
•Sat., July 14, 28, Zel’s Del Mar 8-10 p.m. Robin Henkel
(award-winning guitar/vocals) solo blues; free (but purchase suggested); all ages. 1247 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar (858) 755-0076
•The Del Mar racing season’s first Summer Concert is Friday, July 20, 4 p.m., featuring Wavves.
For more information, call 858-755-1141 or visit www.delmarscene.com.
• The North Coast Symphony, under the direction of Daniel Swem, will present “Summer Spectacular” at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, at Seacoast Community Church, 1050 Regal Road, Encinitas. Pops such as “The Best of the Beatles” and movie-theme and Broadway favorites, including “Carousel Waltz,” “Les Miserables,” and “Phantom of the Opera” will delight summer audiences. The suggested donation is: general $10, students/seniors $8, family $25 maximum. More information is available from the church office, 760-753-3003, or from the orchestra website www.northcoastsymphony.com.