Music Series

Oceanside Independence Parade with J Kreml Combo

Join OTC and the J Kreml Combo on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 11 am – 1 pm, for the 28th annual Independence Parade as it makes it way north on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall). Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars, and more. The parade theme this year is “CELEBRATING OUR HERITAGE.” The Brooks Theater Gallery will be open to view the Abundance of Color art exhibit and feature live music by the J Kreml Combo. The J Kreml Combo offers fabulous jazz performed by professional musicians Jennifer Kreml, Vocals; Dylan Soto, Keys; Joannah Sy, Drums; and Bruce Grafrath, Bass. The bands Great American Songbook tunes include jumpin’ and jiving jazz swing, and syncopated, exciting Latin jazz fun for dancing. Event Sponsored by OCAF

Rolling Heartbreakers Band Presents Classic Albums

Returning off last year’s exciting sellout salute to Tom Petty at the OTC, the Rolling Heartbreakers will be performing two classic iconic albums from both the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty in their entirety. The show will feature the Stones’ Let It Bleed (1969) and Tom Petty’s Full Moon Fever (1989), along with other selections from each band. As with last year’s show, this performance will be accompanied by a full background visual presentation to enhance the experience. A high energy Tom Petty & Rolling Stones combination tribute that has gained a strong following, performing all around southern California since 2015, the Rolling Heartbreakers are: Galen Cram- Guitar, Vocals; Jim Malkiewicz- Bass Guitar, Vocals; Vince Lupo- Drums, Vocals; Randy McClintick- Keyboards; Rob Hanzlik- Lead Guitar, Vocals; Peter Arcidiacono- Sax, Percussion

Tom’s Elton Tribute – 7 pm

The world’s number one Elton John tribute band are coming to play All The Hits by Elton John. The spectacular show includes Bennie and the Jets, Tiny Dancer, Rocket Man, Candle In The Wind, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, I’m Still Standing, Crocodile Rock and Your Song. They will also be performing classic album tracks like Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, the multi-platinum double LP released in 1973. Tom Cridland, playing the part of Elton John on lead vocals and piano, is close friends with Elton John drummer, Nigel Olsson, has recorded songs and episodes of his Greatest Music of All Time Podcast with Elton John guitarist, Davey Johnstone… and has even met Sir Elton himself, the man who Tom credits with helping him recover from alcoholism. The level of attention to detail in recreating the music and fabulous costumes of Elton John & His Band is simply unparalleled.

Tom’s Elton Tribute – 4 pm

The world’s number one Elton John tribute band are coming to play All The Hits by Elton John. The spectacular show includes Bennie and the Jets, Tiny Dancer, Rocket Man, Candle In The Wind, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, I’m Still Standing, Crocodile Rock and Your Song. They will also be performing classic album tracks like Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, the multi-platinum double LP released in 1973. Tom Cridland, playing the part of Elton John on lead vocals and piano, is close friends with Elton John drummer, Nigel Olsson, has recorded songs and episodes of his Greatest Music of All Time Podcast with Elton John guitarist, Davey Johnstone… and has even met Sir Elton himself, the man who Tom credits with helping him recover from alcoholism. The level of attention to detail in recreating the music and fabulous costumes of Elton John & His Band is simply unparalleled.

Hot (Almost) August Night of Neil, A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Get ready for an encore performance of the recently sold out show celebrating the fabled songwriting and musical career of Neil Diamond, with additional songs and stories focusing on his breakthrough “Hot August Nights” concert and album. Scott Samuels and Solitary Diamonds will recreate some of Neil’s very best material with stunning authenticity in an intimate theatre setting.

Sounds of Laurel Canyon – Back to the Garden (7 pm show)

During the late 1960s and early 70s, a collection of talented musicians colonized a eucalyptus-scented canyon deep in the Hollywood Hills to create folk, rock and American Pop music in a sound that captured the hearts of the music world. Come see Back to the Garden recreate the music and stories of many of these famous bands including The Byrds, The Doors, CArole King, Jackson Brown, Crosby Stills Nash & YOung, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles, the Mamas and the Papas and music from Woodstock and the Last Waltz.
Members of this All Star band include Cactus Jim Soldi, Marc Intravalia, Rick Nash, Larry Grano, and Sharon Whyte. Also, featured in this very special story concert is Robert John Hughes as storyteller along with Calman Hart and Danielle Tucker.
Please note, we are doing 2 shows at 3 PM & 7 PM and this is a reserved seating show, so the sooner you purchase the better your seats.

Sounds of Laurel Canyon – Back to the Garden (3 pm show)

During the late 1960s and early 70s, a collection of talented musicians colonized a eucalyptus-scented canyon deep in the Hollywood Hills to create folk, rock and American Pop music in a sound that captured the hearts of the music world. Come see Back to the Garden recreate the music and stories of many of these famous bands including The Byrds, The Doors, CArole King, Jackson Brown, Crosby Stills Nash & YOung, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles, the Mamas and the Papas and music from Woodstock and the Last Waltz.
Members of this All Star band include Cactus Jim Soldi, Marc Intravalia, Rick Nash, Larry Grano, and Sharon Whyte. Also, featured in this very special story concert is Robert John Hughes as storyteller along with Calman Hart and Danielle Tucker.
Please note, we are doing 2 shows at 3 PM & 7 PM and this is a reserved seating show, so the sooner you purchase the better your seats.