Exciting Performances to Grace the 101st Summer Music Festival at Redlands Bowl

Published March 8, 2024

The Redlands Bowl is gearing up to offer an exciting array of performances for its 101st Summer Music Festival that will begin on June 21. The festival is famed for presenting delightful shows in a welcoming, community-focused environment.

Return of 'Mary Poppins' and Fan Favorites

The beloved musical 'Mary Poppins' is returning to enchant the Redlands Bowl audience, having previously charmed crowds back in 2015. Alongside this classic, the festival welcomes back some returning favorites including Brass Transit, a band known for its Chicago tributes, and the esteemed Air Force Band of the Golden West.

Opening Night with Daniel Emmett

To kick things off, opening night on June 21 will feature the talented Daniel Emmett who has gained recognition through PBS's 'Simply the Best' and his impressive chart-topping classical singles on iTunes. Emmett will perform under the experienced direction of conductor Nolan Livesay.

A Season For Everyone

Beverly Noerr, RBPA executive director, expressed excitement about the festival's lineup, promising a program filled with variety that caters to all tastes. The Redlands Bowl continues its tradition of offering these cultural experiences free of charge, though donations are gratefully accepted. Performances will run Tuesdays and Fridays through August 16, and audiences can look forward to a fitting fireworks finale featuring the Redlands Symphony on the last day.

'Mary Poppins' Show Dates

Mark your calendars as 'Mary Poppins' will take the stage for four performances from July 25 through July 28. Preceding these shows, a public dress rehearsal is slated for July 23, giving a sneak peek into the magic.

Highlights of the Summer Lineup

The festival schedule includes a variety of genres and performances: from the Young Artist Concerto Competition to exciting musical ensembles like Tito Puente Jr. with his Latin Jazz Orchestra, and the much-anticipated Americana and Motown nights. The evenings promise to bring exhilarating entertainment under the stars at the historic Redlands Bowl.

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