Redlands Bowl Announces 2022 Summer Music Festival Lineup – Redlands Daily Facts
Redlands Bowl Performing Arts will have a full season this year, and it will include a special tribute celebrating the legacy of longtime Bowl bandleader Frank Fetta, who passed away in 2021.
The line-up for the Summer Music Festival, announced Wednesday evening March 9, includes:
- June 24: An evening with Debby Boone, known for her 1977 hit “You Light Up My Life”
- June 28: Grand Final of the Redlands Bowl concerto competition led by Maestro Roger Kalia, musical director of the concerto competition for young artists
- July 8: Mariachi Garibaldi by Jaime Cuéllar with an appearance by the Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles
- July 12: DRUMLINE LIVE, an international tour based on the traditions of the Historically Black College and University brass bands
- July 15: M-PACT, an avant-garde vocal ensemble that mixes soul, funk and more
- July 19: Pete Jacobs Wartime Radio Revue, a big-band, playing hits from the 30s and 40s, original songs, wartime news and more
- July 22: Frisson at the Pops, a classical music ensemble that will perform selections from “Rhapsody in Blue” by Gershwin, West Side Story and “Oblivion” by Piazzolla and more
- July 28-31: Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” presented by producer and director Wayne Scott (public rehearsal July 26)
- August 2: Sgt. Peppers Lonely Bluegrass Band with Jazz, Classical and Bluegrass covers Beatles tunes
- August 5: Lemon Bucket Orkestra, a folk-punk klezmer ensemble from Toronto
- August 9: SKERRYVORE, energetic Scottish music
- August 12: State Street Ballet, performing selections ranging from tango to waltz and hip-hop
- August 16: “Songs and Stories” Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Maestro Frank Fetta will be performed by singer Lana Love, baritone Ralph Cato and the Cool Classics Ensemble
- August 19: Season finale with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ransom Wilson and with guest artist Aubree Oliverson
Due to contractual arrangements, the July 1 and July 5 shows will be announced later this spring.
The 2022 Music Festival is the first fully in-person season since 2019. Due to coronavirus precautions, the 2020 season was held virtually and the 2021 season began with virtual shows.
This year is the 99th season of the music festival.
Performances begin at 8:00 a.m. at Redlands Bowl, 25 Grant St. Admission is free and seating is first come first served.
Information: redlandsbowl.org or 909-793-7316
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