Simi Valley Town Center announces ‘Summer Concerts al fresco’ open-air concert series

Families can enjoy free musical performances in outdoor twilight setting; wide range of genres scheduled, with fine restaurants nearby for a complete evening

SIMI VALLEY – Simi Valley Town Center announces its third-annual outdoor concert series, “Summer Concerts al fresco,” featuring 15 musical performances from June 4 to September 10 ranging from Latin jazz to swing, zydeco and rock.

Added this summer is a beer garden, to raise funds to support local nonprofit organizations in the community.

The shows are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. each Thursday starting June 4, in Center Court at Town Center , 1555 Simi Town Center Way . Each performance is free, and visitors can bring their own blankets and chairs.

“Late-week, nighttime gatherings are a neat way to kick off summer weekends,” said Leticia Wilson, director of marketing for Simi Valley Town Center . “All the scheduled musical acts are family-friendly, and each week we present a totally different genre of music to enjoy.”

Additionally, Center Court is surrounded by many of Town Center ’s restaurants, from sushi to fine seafood to exotic Thai and the new Spark Woodfire Grill, so visitors can come early to dine before a performance and make it a complete evening. A beer garden operated by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise has been added to this year’s summer concert series, with all proceeds directed to local nonprofit organizations.

Performance schedule:
June 4 – Susie Hansen – Latin jazz
June 11 – Bob Couto – Jazz
June 18 – Bruce Brothers – Blues
June 25 – The Hit Squad – Soft Rock
July 2 – Benise – Latin jazz
July 9 – Teresa Russell & Cocobilli – Blues pop & rock
July 16 – Festivo – Latin jazz
July 23 – Late Nite Big Band – Swing
July 30 – The Jeff Jensen Band – Blues
Aug. 6 – The Hodads – Soft Rock
Aug. 13 – Red Elvises – Rock & roll
Aug. 20 – Acadiana – Zydeco
Aug. 27 – Reno Jones – R & B
Sept. 3 – Rock of Ages – Rock
Sept. 10 – Danny Carerras – Latin jazz

Simi Valley Town Center is a 600,000-square-foot open-air shopping, dining and entertainment regional center. Located north of Highway 118, between First Street and Erringer Road, the center features premier tenants such as Anthropologie, Brighton Collectibles, California Pizza Kitchen, Coach, Urban Outfitters, White House Black Market and more than 100 additional retailers and eateries. Summer hours are Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Restaurant, holiday and department store hours may vary. Simi Valley Town Center is owned and managed by Forest City Enterprises, Inc., a publicly traded (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) national real estate company. For more information visit