Amphitheater season opens June 30
SUMMER UNDER THE STARS
The 2022 Amphitheater music festival will start June 30 with a 12-show lineup, promising an eclectic mix of country, rock, pop, soul and blues tribute performers at the 2,500-seat Amphitheater. This is the first full season since the COVID pandemic shut down Leisure World in early 2019.
Residents are invited to celebrate summer under the stars at the free weekly concerts. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. The season schedule and show sponsors are printed weekly in the Arts and Leisure section ( schedule subject to change).
Non-resident guests must be accompanied by a resident.
Smoking is not permitted at the Amphitheater, which is located behind the LW News Office in the GRF Administration complex.
No parking is allowed in front of the Amphitheater on St. Andrews Drive along the southbound lanes. This is a tow-away zone on Thursdays during Amphitheater season.
Minibus transportation will be available before and after shows.
Food trucks will provide options for pre-event dining. Concert Schedule Vegas Country—A Tribute to Tim McGraw and Shania Twain, June 30 Vegas Country is an entertaining tribute to Shania Twain and Tim Mc-Graw featuring Donna Huber and Adam Tucker.
Terry Otte & Abilene—July 7
Terry Otte & Abilene is a hometown classic country and rockabilly band that performs monthly to a full house in LW clubhouses.
ABBA L.A.—July 14
ABBA L.A. is a multimedia production that includes some of the greatest music produced in the 1970s and 1980s, including monster hits such as “Waterloo,” ABBA’s breakthrough song in 1974, Ronstadt Revival—July 21
Ronstadt Revival is a premiere tribute to Linda Ronstadt, with a full seven-piece band, including fiddle and pedal steel, to bring the authentic sound of the Ronstadt catalog.
Michael Bublé Tribute with Anthony Bernasconi—July 28
Anthony Bernasconi will take the stage performing as a soulful Michael Bublé crooning classic swing and jazz standards.
Matt Lewis as Elvis—Aug. 4
Matt Lewis began his entertainment career as an Elvis tribute artist at the age of 12.
Over the past 10 years, Matt Lewis has headlined around the globe for the world-famous “Legends In Concert” show. The last five years have been at the Imperial Palace Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.
Paul McCartney, Live and Let Die—Aug. 11
Live And Let Die, a tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, is a full multimedia live concert with state-of-the-art sound and lighting. The criticallyacclaimed show features Tony Kishman, who has performed around the world.
Stone Soul—Aug. 18
Stone Soul is an eight-piece, horn-blowing, foot-stomping classic soul and Motown band has built a reputation as one of the hardest-working, most entertaining tributes around.
Neil Diamond Tribute— Aug. 25
Jay White is one of the world’s most convincing recreations of iconic singer Neil Diamond. He energizes the stage with class and a dash of rock-n-roll.
Jay has traveled to five countries performing over 9,000 shows, continuing Diamond’s legacy.
GregoryWolfeasRodStewart— Sept. 1 Gregory Wolfe’s first taste in music came at a very young age, listening to crooners like Nat King Cole and Andy Williams. After moving to L.A., he began impersonating Rod Stewart. He has since taken his act worldwide— to Singapore, Bangkok, Berlin and beyond.
The Long Run, Experience the Eagles—Sept. 8
Experience The Eagles is a superb tribute show based in Los Angeles dedicated to respectfully performing the timeless music of the Eagles for audiences all over the world. The band works year-round performing the classic Eagles repertoire to audiences across the United States and beyond.
Walk Like a Man, A Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons—Sept. 15 Walk Like A Man is a multiaward- winning tribute show to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.