All Programs start at 8 p.m.
No admission is charged.
Most programs run approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes with no intermission.
UPDATED 6/15/2021: No reservations or tickets needed.
Please see the schedules for both online and live programming below. Online performances begin on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 and live performances at the Bowl start on Friday, June 25, 2021
Tuesday, June 15
Rastrelli Cello Quartet – Watch on YouTube
This cello quartet brings an exclusive online concert for the Redlands Bowl all the way from St. Petersburg! With a variety of repertoire, they play everything from classical to klezmer, jazz, and tango.
Thursday, June 17
Artrageous – Watch on YouTube
A troupe of multi-talented Live performance artists, world-class singers, recording artists, highly trained dancers, and audience motivators, and veteran musicians hailing from the high desert of New Mexico. Their high energy performance is a combination of ALL ARTS on ONE STAGE, combined with humor and interaction in a frenzy of movement and color.
“You have to see it to believe it!” – The Washington Post
Saturday, June 19
“Penelope” – Watch on YouTube
Featuring Symphony New Hampshire
Conducted by Roger Kalia
A woman’s husband appears at her door after an absence of twenty years, suffering from brain damage. A veteran of an unnamed war, he doesn’t know who he is, and she doesn’t know who he’s become. His wife tries to restore him and their bond by reading The Odyssey to him. Penelope is a meditation on memory, identity, and what it means to come home. It’s ultimately a story about relationships, compassion, and healing.
Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Penelope is a 60-minute song cycle in 14 movements.
Monday, June 21
Navy Band Southwest– Watch on YouTube
The Bowl welcomes the return of Navy Band Southwest for an evening of patriotic favorites, pop music, and the swinging sounds of Big Band! Originating in 1923, Navy Band Southwest is one of the Navy’s finest and oldest continuing musical organizations. Under the direction of Lieutenant Joel M. Davidson, the band is located onboard Naval Base San Diego, and serves the military and civilian communities throughout the Southwestern United States.
Wednesday, June 23
Naturally 7 – Watch on YouTube
Naturally 7 transform their voices into actual human instruments, effortlessly producing music of any genre. Their sonic mastery was on full display in a series of unforgettable performances on CBS’s “The World’s Best” hosted by James Corden.
Their 20-year career includes three world tours with the incomparable Michael Bublé and shared billing with global phenomenon Coldplay.
“Naturally 7 is the future of vocal music!!” – Quincy Jones
In-Person Concerts – Start June 25
No reservations or tickets needed. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Friday, June 25 – Live at the Bowl!
An Evening Under the Stars with Giada Valenti
Featuring Redlands Symphony Strings
Sponsored by The Contemporary Club, Redlands
Join Award-winning Venetian vocalist Giada Valenti for an evening of cinematic musical delights. Giada whisks her audiences away with pageantry and poignancy, dazzling them with her breathtaking vocals, captivating beauty, and her lavish stage presentation.
Tuesday, June 29 – Live at the Bowl!
The Grand Finals of the Young Artists Concerto Competition
Featured Soloist Vijay Venkatesh
The Hollywood Chamber Orchestra
Roger Kalia, Competition Conductor
Sponsored by David and Robin Maupin
Scholarship awards sponsored by The Associates of the Redlands Bowl
Experience five dazzling performances from extraordinarily talented concerto competition finalists as they compete for the prestigious competition’s top prize. The finalists are chosen through a rigorous worldwide selection process prior to the concert, and the winners announced at the evening’s conclusion.
Vijay Venkatesh, Piano
Hailed by the Herald-Tribune for his “dazzling pianism verging on the impossible, effortless technical command and authority with a sense of poetry and refinement that belies his years,” pianist Vijay Venkatesh has been recognized on three continents as a pianist with profound musicianship, sparkling pianism and an innate sense of partnership.
Friday, July 2
Pacific Mambo Orchestra – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Larry and Char Burgess and the Will J. Reid Foundation
GRAMMY® Winner the Pacific Mambo Orchestra (a.k.a. the PMO) is a 20 piece, San Francisco-based musical group leading the rebirth of the Latin Big Band Sound. The PMO uses the traditions of the classic mambo-craze orchestras of the 1950s to deliver their original music and clever, modern arrangements of hit songs. Currently, the only fully active Latin Big Band on the West Coast of the United States, this elite group of the Bay Area’s finest musicians performs in both English and Spanish.
PMO rejuvenates the Latin big band sounds of the 1940s through ‘60s, recalling the legendary works of Machito, Tito Puente, and Celia Cruz. Their arrangements and original compositions proceed at an energetic face, creating a special kind of excitement that can only be delivered by a true Latin Big Band.
Tuesday, July 6
The Sweet Caroline Tour Starring Jay White – Live at the Bowl!
A Neil Diamond Concert Experience
Sponsored by Jim and Valarie Peterson
Musically inspired by Neil Diamond, Jay White’s Sweet Caroline Tour has been hailed as the most authentic Neil Diamond Concert Celebration in the world.
Jay White will be joined on the Redlands Bowl stage by King Errisson, one of the world’s most acclaimed conga players, who played with Neil Diamond’s touring band for 45 years.
Neil Diamond has told Jay himself to: “Keep up the good work!” and autographed a photo signing: “Jay, keep singing so I can stay home and relax- your friend in music.”
“He’s uncanny and truly amazing!” – Leeza Gibbons, Entertainment Tonight
Friday, July 9
Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by The Physicians of Beaver Medical Group
The most booked Beach Boys tribute in the world, Sail On faithfully recreates the Beach Boys’ timeless songs of surfing, cruising, dancing, and dreaming. It’s sure to be an evening of Fun, Fun, Fun for all ages!
Get set for Surfin’ Safari, Catch a Wave, Surfer Girl, Shut Down, Little Deuce Coupe, 409, In My Room, I Get Around, Don’t Worry Baby, Dance, California Girls, Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Good Vibrations, Barbara Ann, Surfin’ USA, plus treasures from the Beach Boys’ brilliant extended catalog!
Tuesday, July 13
Balsam Range – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Ken and Judith Stanford
The 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) Entertainer of the Year, Balsam Range, has become one of the genre’s most award-winning acts. Since forming in 2007, the group has garnered 13 IBMA awards on the heels of eight critically acclaimed albums. Balsam Range has left audiences spellbound while headlining major festivals from coast-to-coast, selling out venues across the nation and in multiple appearances at the Grand Ole Opry.
“…Balsam Range crosses plenty of boundaries, hitting a deft balance between the revered traditions of old-school bluegrass and the hopped-up eclecticism of contemporary newgrass.” — David Menconi, Rolling Stone
Friday, July 16
Joya Kazi Unlimited Presents “Rhythm India” – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Glenn Vernet
Created by internationally acclaimed director and choreographer Joya Kazi and featuring the versatile company dancers of Joya Kazi Unlimited, Rhythm India takes you on a journey of dance and celebration through the temples, villages, and modern stages of beautiful India. Experience the vibrant costumes, dynamic music, and soulful rhythms of the “ghungroo” dancing bells with Classical, Folk, and Bollywood performances.
Tuesday, July 20
The Electric Violin Twins – Live at the Bowl!
Nolan and Jason Livesay
Sponsored by Loma Linda University Health
Award-winning twin film composers and Redlands Bowl veterans Jason and Nolan Livesay have performed all over the world as an electric violin duo, sharing their love of modern classical, pop vocal, and traditional Irish/Celtic music. Joined by a live orchestra, their performances include original works and many American Songbook favorites.
Friday, July 23
Caro Pierotto Brazil Beyond Samba – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Charles R. and Marsha Gebara Geiger in loving memory of Jim Gebara, Nori & Rob Geiger and Yvonne Geiger
With a captivating vintage voice and a repertoire that includes samba, forró, reggae, soul and pop, Caro Pierotto defies labels as she musically expresses her love for Brazil.
“The expressiveness and technical mastery in Caro Pierotto’s voice underscores Brazil’s tradition of great female singers – from Sylvia Telles to Gal Costa.” – Ernesto Lechner, Latin Alternative for NPR
Tuesday, July 27
TAIKOPROJECT – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Redlands Community Hospital
Founded in 2000 in Los Angeles, California by a group of young, emerging taiko drummers, the group continues to define a modern American style of taiko, blending traditional forms with an innovative and fresh aesthetic. TAIKOPROJECT first made waves when they became the first American Taiko group to win the prestigious Tokyo International Taiko Contest in 2005. Since then, the group has performed on the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards, NBC’s The Voice, Syfy’s Face/Off, The X-Factor, rock band 30 Seconds to Mars’ “Up in the Air” music video, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, the iHeartRadio Music Festival, and were honored with the prestigious Visionary Award from East West Players.
Friday, July 30
J2B2 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by University of Redlands, University of Redlands Town & Gown, Clara Mae Clem ‘48, and Marilyn K. Solter ‘59
J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin, and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar, and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on acoustic guitar and vocals. The four combine forces to form a spot-on union of impeccable musicianship, incomparable songwriting, incredible harmony vocals (a fresh twist combines bluegrass with elements of West Coast folk rock) and seasoned showmanship. The “high lonesome sound” of American roots music at its finest.
“Expect fireworks and amazing playing from some of the best string players in the world.” Yes! Weekly, Greensboro, NC
“If there was one guitar player I’d like to be, it would be John Jorgenson.” – BRAD PAISLEY
“John Jorgenson is one of the most respected guitarists in the world…” – LOS ANGELES TIMES
Tuesday, August 3
Tango del Cielo – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by The Original Mowbray’s Tree Service, Inc.
and Redlands Community News, Jerry and Marilyn Bean
Leading you through the tight turns, dips, and smoky cafés of Argentina, concert harpist Anna Maria Mendieta’s Tango del Cielo is a unique, theatrical music and dance program featuring a fusion of Latin styles including tango, flamenco, Spanish classical, and Latin jazz. The captivating performance, featuring award-winning musicians and dancers, pays homage to the classic era of silent film.
Friday, August 6
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Bob and Paula Driessnack
Join Gordon Goodwin for a night of big band jazz under the stars!
“The Big Phat Band provides potent testimony to the sheer exhilaration of big band jazz…a combination of crisp accuracy and fiery soloing.” —Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
“He is a man of exquisite musical taste. I am truly blessed to have him in my life.” —Johnny Mathis
Tuesday, August 10
The Texas Tenors – Live at the Bowl!
Sponsored by Circa 2020 and The Crossings at Redlands
As 2009 America’s Got Talent finalists, the Emmy Award-winning Texas Tenors have amassed a huge following worldwide. They are Billboard Magazine’s tenth ranked “Classical Artist in the World” for 2019 and are considered the most successful touring group in the history of America’s Got Talent.
Friday, August 13
From the Heart – Live at the Bowl!
Featuring Lana Love & the Cool Classics Ensemble
Directed by Frank Paul Fetta
Sponsored by Esri
Lana Love draws the 2021 season to a close with songs of love and romance reflective of her buoyant spirit and diverse performance experience, her most recent being Netflix musical, Malinche, orchestrated by Hans Zimmer and written by Nacho Cano. She and the Cool Classics Ensemble explore music by Lloyd-Webber, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Elvis Presley, Puccini, Lady Gaga, Michelle Le Grande, and some inspiring originals from her upcoming album. An eclectic evening of song stylizations that will warm your heart.
All Programs start at 8 p.m.
No admission is charged.
Programs subject to change.
Most programs run approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes with no intermission.
No reservations or tickets needed.