Steve Martin, Martin Short to headline OC Fair concert series


COSTA MESA -- Steve Martin, Martin Short and Kool & The Gang will headline this summer’s Pacific Amphitheatre concert series at the Orange County Fair. 

More performers are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. 

The a cappela group Straight No Chaser will perform July 8, with crooner Jon McLaughlin opening. This is a pre-fair concert but tickets still include free admission to the fair. Tickets start at $27.50.

On July 18, ‘70s funk and R&B band Kool & The Gang perform. They’re best known for hits such as “Get Down On It,” “Cherish” and “Ladies Night.”

The Village People will open the show. Tickets start at $30.

The comedy duo of Steve Martin and Martin Short perform their smart mix of musical comedy July 20. Opening for them is bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers and jazz artist Jeff Babko.

Tickets start at $55. 

Country music songwriter Brett Eldredge hits the stage July 29 as he performs hits like “Wanna Be That Song,” “Mean to Me” and his latest single, “The Long Way.” 

L.A. darlings Honey Country will open the show. Tickets start at $45.