Music Banishes June Gloom

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Last year’s outdoor bluegrass concert under the sycamores.
Last year’s outdoor bluegrass concert under the sycamores.

Musical performances sure to bring cheer to cloudy days starts Monday, June 4, with “All That Jazz,” a look back at the origins of an American art form from 5-7 p.m. at the Woman’s Club, 268 St. Ann’s Dr

Presenter Laguna Beach Live tunes up a bluegrass BBQ with Barefoot Movement on Sunday, June 10, at Laguna College of Art and Design, 4-7 p.m.

And its Jazz Wednesdays Summer Series begins June 13 with vocalist Barbara Morrison at 5 p.m. at Seven Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road, and offers a guitar and violin duo KOZM Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum.

Purchase tickets online at lagunabeachlive.orgor by phone 800 595-4849. Info: 949 715-9713.

Jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison
Jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison





Jazz Quartet Marks Fifth Year at Mozambique

Local Maureen O’Sullivan marks her fifth year playing a Sunday jazz brunch at Mozambique restaurant with a 1 to 3 p.m. performance this June 3.

The vocalist is accompanied by pianist Ron Kobayashi, drummer Ben Wevers and bassist Jack Prathers.


Laguna Tunes Sings Motown Hits

LagunaTunes Chorus, the no-audition community vocal group, celebrates Motown songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s with a free 4 p.m. concert Sunday, June 10, in the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave.

: “Countdown to Motown,” a free Laguna Tunes concert planned for Sunday, June 10, at the high school theatre.
 “Countdown to Motown,” a free Laguna Tunes concert planned for Sunday, June 10, at the high school theatre.

Director Bob Gunn plans a flashback to radio countdown shows with a program of pop hits made famous by Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and groups like The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Supremes, and Gladys Knight and the Pips.

A founding director, Roxanna Ward, will make a special guest appearance.

The chorus welcomes newcomers and singers of all training and experience levels. Rehearsals are weekly on Monday nights. More info: www.lagunatuneschorus.orgor [email protected]



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