SOURCE: OC Fair & Event Center

May 23, 2016 13:00 ET

The Hangar at the 2016 OC Fair Features Hit Tribute Bands Plus Original Performances From Ozomatli, HAPA, Stick Figure, Mariachi Sol De Mexico and Herman's Hermits

OC Fair Concert Tickets Include FREE OC Fair Admission

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2016) -  The 2016 OC Fair offers musical tribute to rock and pop legends plus original bands in The Hangar from July 15-August 14 (Wed.-Sun.) Tickets are on sale now and, as always, include free Fair admission. Concert tickets for The Hangar may be purchased at the OC Fair & Event Center Box Office at the Pacific Amphitheatre, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at or by phone at (800) 745-3000.

The Hangar at the 2016 OC Fair

A concert ticket is required for a seat in The Hangar for each of these events. Tickets include free Fair admission for the same day before and after the concert. Ticket prices and show times vary for each concert, visit for details.

July 15 Queen Nation - A Tribute to the Music of Queen
Queen Nation brings the greatest hits of Queen to The Hangar stage.

July 16 Dead Man's Party - The Oingo Boingo Tribute
Dead Man's Party offers all the frenetic and gleeful madness of a classic Oingo Boingo concert.

July 17 Ozomatli
Ozomatli blends thoughtful lyrics with sounds that range from Latin to funk to hip-hop and everything in between.

July 20 Arrival From Sweden - A Tribute to the Music of ABBA
Arrival From Sweden is touted as one of the world's most popular and bestselling ABBA tribute bands.

July 21 Hotel California - A Salute to The Eagles
Hotel California brings a peaceful, easy feeling to The Hangar as they pay tribute to the music of The Eagles and the late Glenn Frey.

July 22 Journey Unauthorized - A Tribute to the Music of Journey
Fair-favorite Journey Unauthorized will once again recreate the unique magic of Journey and Steve Perry's classic hits.

July 23 Zeppelin Live - A Live Rock Tribute to Led Zeppelin
The song remains the same as Zeppelin Live recreates the earth-shaking sound of the Led Zeppelin live experience.

July 24 HAPA / TUPUA
HAPA blends the beautiful sounds of Hawaii with American folk-rock. Orange County-based TUPUA brings their colorful and vibrant Polynesian dance and musical performance to The Hangar stage.

July 27 Billy to Elton - A Tribute to Joel & John
Billy 2 Elton presents all the classic songs of legendary piano men, Billy Joel and Elton John, in solo sets and duets.

July 28 Rumours - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show
Rumours celebrates the classic California sound of the Buckingham-Nicks era Fleetwood Mac.

July 29 The Joshua Tree - ZOO TV
The Joshua Tree performs a tribute to U2 with a focus on the band's Zoo TV tour and the 25th anniversary of U2's album "Achtung Baby."

July 30 Which One's Pink? - A Tribute to the Music of Pink Floyd
Which One's Pink? offers a live performance of classic Pink Floyd music with a stunning display of vocals and visual effects.

July 31 Stick Figure / Common Sense
Based in Southern California, Stick Figure and Common Sense offer their unique influences to reggae music.

August 3 Bee Gees Gold - A Tribute to the Bee Gees
Flashback to the disco days with Bee Gees Gold.

August 4 Hot August Night - The Neil Diamond Tribute
Dean Colley takes The Hangar stage as legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond.

August 5 Wings Band - A Paul McCartney & WINGS Tribute
The Wings Band offers a tribute to the best of Paul McCartney & Wings.

August 6 Damage, Inc. - Southern California's Tribute to Metallica
Damage, Inc. brings all the heavy metal intensity of the classic metal band, Metallica.

August 7 Mariachi Sol de Mariachi de Jose Hernandez
Jose Hernandez advances his international mariachi stardom with his Grammy-nominated mariachi ensemble.

August 10 Faux Fighters / Green Today - Tributes to Foo Fighters and Green Day
Faux Fighters and Green Today offer the look, feel and sound of live performances by Foo Fighters and Green Day.

August 11 Jumping Jack Flash - A Tribute to the Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash brings an electrifying recreation of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Rolling Stones.

August 12 Dead Man's Party - Only a Lad
Oingo Boingo's debut album, Only a Lad, will be performed in its entirety to honor its 35th anniversary.

August 13 Space Oddity - A David Bowie Retrospective
Space Oddity pays tribute to the late David Bowie from his songs to his personas.

August 14 Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Standard bearers of the British Invasion, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone rivaled the Beatles on the U.S. pop charts in the mid-1960's.

The OC Fair wants you to "Get Your Fair Face On!" July 15-August 14, 2016 with 23 days and nights of food, rides, shopping, exhibits, animals and headline performances in the Pacific Amphitheatre, nightly music in The Hangar and adrenaline-inducing events in the Action Sports Arena. The Fair is open Wednesday-Sunday. Tickets are available for purchase at or from the on-site Box Office (limited hours.) Free parking and shuttle service are available on Saturdays and Sundays from the Experian parking structure located off the Bristol St. exit of the 405 freeway. Download the free 2016 OC Fair iPhone and Android apps available this summer for a full schedule of events, event map, Find My Car and more.

The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit, become a fan on, follow us at or call (714) 708-1500.

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