Conejo.Rocks — 2017

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Wow! There are 56 things to do listed here!

Here's a collection of things to do in and around the Conejo Valley that focuses on free live music. It's mostly festivals and shows put on by Jump to the events… the cities, parks and shopping areas that take place around the summer season. There are also a few clubs, some events not focused on music, and some paid events. It is not all inclusive, but pretty close to it for the free events.

Many of the event locations can be found on these maps.

These are the main series that are included. If they have a line through them, they aren't updated for 2017 yet.

  • 15th Summer Jazz Concert Series (GOTW), Thousand Oaks
  • Agoura — Summer Concerts in the Park, Agoura Hills
  • Camarillo Arts Council Concerts in the Park Series, Camarillo
  • Concerts by the Sea, Oxnard
  • Concerts in the Courtyard, Simi Valley
  • Music in the Park (RSRPD), Simi Valley
  • Rock the Collection Concert Series, Oxnard
  • Saturday Concerts in the Park (WLV), Westlake Village
  • Summer Concert Series (Janss), Thousand Oaks
  • Summer Concerts in the Park (T.O. CRPD), Thousand Oaks
  • Sun Sets Concert Series at Calabasas Lake, Calabasas
  • Valley Cultural Center — Concerts on the Green, Woodland Hills
  • Ventura County Fair, Ventura

Your Friend, Paul's event list

, 6 - 8 PM in Thousand Oaks
6 - 8 PM at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks (map)
In the Food Court.
Performer information
  • Stone Soul ⇒ Motown
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
Performer information
  • The Garth Guy ⇒ A third-generation country musician/singer/songwriter, Dean Simmons began his career as a tribute artist in 1994. Star of AXS TV’s World’s Greatest Tribute Bands and the world famous Legends in Concert, Dean presents a respectful and incredibly accurate tribute to country music icon Garth Brooks. More information at The Garth Guy
, 4 - 6 PM in Oxnard
4 - 6 PM at Peninsula Park in Oxnard (map)
Series information: Concerts by the Sea
Performer information
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Performer information
  • Lil Elmo & the Cosmos ⇒ The band's mission statement is simple. Lil' Elmo wants to chronologically take the audience on a musical journey through the seminal moments of rock and roll history from 1955 through 1985. More information at Lil' Elmo And The Cosmos
, 6:30 PM in Oak Park
6:30 PM at Oak Canyon Community Park in Oak Park (map)
Join in an evening of free entertainment and rediscover the music of “The Boss”.
, 6 - 8 PM in Woodland Hills
6 - 8 PM at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills (map)
Queen Nation carries on the musical torch by paying homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts.
Performer information
  • Queen Nation ⇒ Take a retrospective journey through such Queen songs as “We Will Rock You” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” with one of the nation’s greatest live tribute acts! More information at Queen Nation
, 11 AM in Ventura
11 AM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair

This year's shows are listed individually for each concert. Shows are free with fair admission.

Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.

, 6 - 8 PM in Thousand Oaks
6 - 8 PM at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks (map)
In the Food Court.
Performer information
  • Acoustic Saints ⇒ Acoustic Saints reinterpret Classic Rock tunes with a moody atmospheric vibe infused with violin, mandolin, acoustic guitars, fretless bass, exotic percussion and soaring vocals. More information at Acoustic Saints
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
The Collection doesn't say, but it's probably:
Everett Dean as Elvis Presley David Brooks as Jerry Lee Lewis Bennie Wheels as Johnny Cash. The Lonesome Hearts are the backup band for this production show.
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
non-free event
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair

Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth are both on the VC Fair website at the same time and day.

Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.

, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
non-free event
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair

Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth are both on the VC Fair website at the same time and day.

Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.

, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 4 - 6 PM in Oxnard
4 - 6 PM at Peninsula Park in Oxnard (map)
Series information: Concerts by the Sea
Alternative Country Roots
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Hits from The Beatles & Rolling Stones to Lady Gaga, and Rhianna.
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 7:30 - 9 PM in Camarillo
7:30 - 9 PM at Constitution Park in Camarillo (map)
A Neil Diamond Tribute
, 3 PM in Ventura
non-free event
3 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 3 PM in Ventura
non-free event
3 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 3 PM in Ventura
non-free event
3 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 5 - 6:30 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 6:30 PM at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks (map)
Jazz harpist
, 6 - 8 PM in Woodland Hills
6 - 8 PM at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills (map)
The Who Generation is an amazing tribute to the British rock band The Who, recreating visually and sonically the magic of the original band.
, 6 - 8 PM in Agoura Hills
6 - 8 PM at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills (map)
Who tribute band
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
non-free event
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 1 PM in Ventura
non-free event
1 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 6 - 8 PM in Thousand Oaks
6 - 8 PM at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks (map)
Rolling Stones tribute.
In the Fountain Courtyard.
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
non-free event
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
Performer information
  • DSB ⇒ DSB has been highly revered by fans as the "next best thing" to Journey. They have captured the lush and signature sound of renowned vocalist Steve Perry and Journey in their prime. Complete with a band of world-class Los Angeles musicians, DSB remains true to Journey's musical legacy and delivers the nostalgic concert experience that will keep you Believin'. More information at DSB info
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
non-free event
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Gabriel Iglesias “FluffyMania” 20 Years of Comedy Tour

Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 7:30 - 9:30 PM in Ventura
7:30 - 9:30 PM at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura (map)
Series information: Ventura County Fair
Shows are free with fair admission. Schedule details can be found at the Fair's schedule page.
, 4 - 6 PM in Oxnard
4 - 6 PM at Peninsula Park in Oxnard (map)
Series information: Concerts by the Sea
Funk, Jazz Standards, Lounge, Light and Classic Rock
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Performer information
  • Ticket To Ride ⇒ America’s leading tribute to the one and only Beatles, “Ticket To Ride” cast members have performed sold out concerts in Germany, Japan, New Zealand and the Philippines. Authentic costumes, instruments and precise note-for-note renditions of the greatest songs ever written.
, 5 - 6:30 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 6:30 PM at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks (map)
Amazing Latin-flavored guitar. Don't miss this one.
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  • Incendio ⇒ INCENDIO in both Italian and Spanish means “fire” and this moniker is fitting for a musical group whose sound is all about energy, exploration, and passion. At the heart of INCENDIO’s sound is the Latin or Spanish guitar which can conjure up romantic as well as powerful and bold images – they refer to their style as “Latin Guitar World Fusion”. More information at Incendio
, 5 - 7 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 7 PM at Conejo Community Park in Thousand Oaks (map)
Dedicated to preserving the indelible rock music of the 90's, Green Today and Blink-180TRUE bring their extraordinary talent to the Conejo Valley this summer.
Performer information
  • Green Today ⇒ In January of 2011, "GREEN TODAY: A tribute to Green Day" was formed based on three basic ideas: The need to rock, their love for Green Day, and most importantly, so many others love Green Day Too! With this in mind, they created a high energy live Green Day Tribute show with the songs, look, harmonies, and hooks that Green Day Fans deserve. More information at Green Today
  • Blink-180TRUE ⇒ Blink-180TRUE performs a true-to-era show highlighting songs from the band’s 1995 to 2003 era concerts. The Blink-180TRUE live show comes complete with exact band attire plus all the jokes and stage antics that cemented Blink-182 as an arena rock staple in the early 2000’s. More information at Blink-180TRUE
, 6 - 8 PM in Woodland Hills
6 - 8 PM at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills (map)
STAYIN’ ALIVE offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as “Night Fever”, “Jive Talkin'”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “You Should Be Dancing”, “Nights on Broadway”, and “Stayin’ Alive”.
, 6 PM in Calabasas
6 PM at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center in Calabasas (map)
The Stars of Beatlemania is THE Beatles music super-group, starring two original Beatlemania alumni favorites!by popular demand!
, 6 - 8 PM in Thousand Oaks
6 - 8 PM at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks (map)
In the Food Court.
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
Performer information
  • The Long Run ⇒ Since their debut in 1999 the band has earned its place among the top-drawing tribute acts in North America and is regarded as one of the finest Eagles tributes in the world. Marked by lush vocal harmonies and exceptional musical accuracy, every TLR performance delivers a reverence for the beloved Eagles studio recordings with The Long Run's own live concert energy. Their song list includes "Hotel California," "Take It Easy," "Take It to the Limit," "Lyin’ Eyes," "The Best of My Love," "Peaceful Easy Feeling," "Desperado," "The Long Run," "One of These Nights," and "Life in the Fast Lane." More information at The Long Run website
, 4 - 6 PM in Oxnard
4 - 6 PM at Peninsula Park in Oxnard (map)
Series information: Concerts by the Sea
Rock, Soul, Roots
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Top country artists tribute band.
, 6:30 PM in Simi Valley
6:30 PM at Rancho Simi Community Park in Simi Valley (map)
Performer information
  • MIRAGE - Visions of Fleetwood Mac ⇒ MIRAGE - Visions of Fleetwood Mac celebrates the classic lineup of the legendary superstar band. Based in Los Angeles, the members of "Mirage" capture the look and sound of Fleetwood Mac live in concert. The band is a spinoff of the highly successful band, "Bella Donna - A Tribute to Stevie Nicks", which was awarded the highest honor of being praised by the real Ms. Nicks after she heard a live performance by singer Michelle Tyler and the band. "Bella Donna" also appeared on AXS TV after being crowned one of The "World's Greatest Tribute Bands". "Mirage" focuses squarely on Fleetwood Mac and their Greatest Hits in the five piece authentic concert recreation. More information at MIRAGE - Visions of Fleetwood Mac
, 7:30 - 9 PM in Camarillo
7:30 - 9 PM at Constitution Park in Camarillo (map)
Garth Brooks & Shania Twain Tribute
, 5 - 6:30 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 6:30 PM at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks (map)
Blues/Jazz Vocalist
, 6 - 8 PM in Woodland Hills
6 - 8 PM at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills (map)
While Stevie Wonder impersonators dot the landscape, backing tracks in hand, Natural Wonder rolls into town with the full band experience complete with a crack rhythm section, full-fledged horn ensemble, and the formidable Gabriel Bello.
, 6 - 8 PM in Agoura Hills
6 - 8 PM at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills (map)
The Police tribute band
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
Performer information
  • Stone Soul ⇒ Motown
, 4 - 6 PM in Oxnard
4 - 6 PM at Peninsula Park in Oxnard (map)
Series information: Concerts by the Sea
Contemporary, Jazzy Blues, R&B, Swing.
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Local favorite, a versatile dance cover band.
Performer information
  • Relish ⇒ Relish is a truly versatile rock and roll dance band playing everything from rock, R&B, disco, blues, country, and pop to current radio hits. With outstanding vocals and superb musicianship, Relish offers a unique and energetic live music experience playing great songs from the 60’s to the latest hits! More information at Relish website
, 7 - 9 PM in Westlake Village
7 - 9 PM at Berniece Bennett Park (31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village) (map)
Tribute to "U2" Concert. Food available for purchase from "Spyros Gyros Food Truck," "Grilled Cheese Truck," and "Farm and Flame Food Truck."
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  • Hollywood U2 ⇒ Based in Los Angeles, Hollywood U2 lays claim to the title of World’s Greatest U2 Tribute Band. Known as not simple U2 impersonators who have an uncanny resemblance to the original band, they are consummate musicians bringing the true heart of U2 to every performance. Hollywood U2 is the only band to date to be selected to perform twice on the AXS.tv show “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.” Their set list includes “One,” “Bad,” “Where the Streets Have No Name,” “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “With or Without You,” “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Vertigo,” “Beautiful Day,” “New Year’s Day,” and “Mysterious Ways.” More information at Hollywood U2 website
, 5 - 6:30 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 6:30 PM at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks (map)
, 6 PM in Calabasas
6 PM at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center in Calabasas (map)
For the closing concert, our partners at the New West Symphony will return to the lake to showcase a number of elite award winning musicians!
, 6 - 7:30 PM in Oxnard
6 - 7:30 PM at The Collection in Oxnard (map)
Performer information
  • Queen Nation ⇒ Take a retrospective journey through such Queen songs as “We Will Rock You” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” with one of the nation’s greatest live tribute acts! More information at Queen Nation
, 6 - 9 PM in Simi Valley
6 - 9 PM at Simi Civic Center Plaza (Tapo Canyon at 118 Fwy, Simi Valley)
Smooth jazz, motown and classics.
, 5 - 7 PM in Thousand Oaks
5 - 7 PM at Conejo Community Park in Thousand Oaks (map)
Melvin Seals joined the Jerry Garcia Band in 1980, then took over the band's leadership after Jerry's death in 1995. "Melvin Seals and JGB" pays tribute to Garcia by performing his songs and remaining faithful to his style. The set list includes "Cats Under the Stars," "Tough Mama," "I'm a Roadrunner," "Mission in the Rain," "I Second That Emotion," "Here Comes the Sun," and "The Harder They Come."
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  • Melvin Seals and JGB ⇒ Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band. Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become "Jam Band Music". From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up. More information at Melvin Seals and JGB
, 7:30 - 9 PM in Camarillo
7:30 - 9 PM at Constitution Park in Camarillo (map)
Tribute to Elvis Presley
Performer information
  • Raymond Michael ⇒ When Raymond Michael was a freshman operatic voice major and football player at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA, he was asked to represent the football team on a panel when a hypnotist show came on campus. The hypnotist asked Michael to perform as Elvis; he did, received a standing ovation, and has been performing as Elvis ever since. More information at Raymond Michael
, 6 - 8 PM in Thousand Oaks
6 - 8 PM at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks (map)
Pat Benetar tribute with some of the best of the 80's era music.
In the Fountain Courtyard.