Burdon Signs on for Summer of Love Throwback Concert

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Eric Burdon
Eric Burdon

The ‘60s rockers Eric Burdon and The Animals are to perform Saturday, Dec. 2, outdoors in the Irvine Bowl on the Festival of Arts grounds, a fundraiser for Laguna Beach FM radio station KX 93.5 and other organizations.

Tickets are available at KX935.com and prices range from $29 to $299. Proceeds will benefit KX 93.5, Friendship Shelter and Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce, says an announcement.

Burdon has released nearly 50 records in 50 years, as front man for The Animals, WAR, and under his own name. The performance will include “House of the Rising Sun,” “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” and “Spill the Wine.”

Sponsors will host parties on the festival grounds including a VIP party by the Montage resort at Tivoli Terrace.


Drama in the Jury Room Steps on Stage

“Twelve Angry Men,” written by Reginald Rose and directed by Michael Matthews, will begin previews at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, and open on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 22.

Be part of the courtroom action in this classic drama in which 12 jurors decide the fate of a young man accused of murder. The suspenseful thriller pits passionate jurors against one another in a timely examination of the American justice system.

Tickets range from $45 – $80 and can be purchased online at www.lagunaplayhouse.com or by calling 949-497- 2787.


Welcome to the Weekend Late Night Party

Francois Dean performs in Mozambique’s Durban Room.
Francois Dean performs in Mozambique’s Durban Room.

Mozambique Steakhouse introduces Laguna’s first speakeasy, The Durban Room. Opening its doors to cozy dining on the lower level throughout the week, it features live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 7 p.m.

And on Fridays and Saturdays at 10 p.m. Late Night at the Durban begins. Sip craft cocktails, premium cognacs and wines and order from an extensive food menu while listening to Francois Dean and singers who accompany him.




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