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Laguna Beach Music Festival

March 28 - April 3, 2022

The Laguna Beach Music Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2022, featuring four-time Grammy-winning mandolinist, singer, and songwriter Chris Thile as artistic director. A “genre-defying musical genius” (NPR), Chris Thile proves that music has no limits as he continuously crosses from classical to rock to jazz and bluegrass, creating a distinctly American canon and unique musical experience for audiences around the globe.

A co-presentation of Laguna Beach Live! and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, the Laguna Beach Music Festival is a multi-day series of classical and contemporary concerts, community outreach programs, and dynamic special events.

2022 Laguna Beach Music Festival Schedule of Events


LBMF Opening Night: “AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE”

Friday, April 1, 2022, 8pm 
Laguna Playhouse

The 2022 Laguna Beach Music Festival kicks off with Festival Artistic Director and MacArthur "Genius" Award winner, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, composer, and master mandolinist Chris Thile. 


LBMF: CHRIS THILE & YMUSIC

Saturday, April 2, 2022, 8pm 
Laguna Playhouse

The second concert of the Festival features yMusic, a chamber ensemble of "six contemporary polymaths who playfully overstep the boundaries of musical genres" (The New Yorker), on stage with Chris Thile.


LBMF: CHRIS THILE & FRIENDS

Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3pm 
Laguna Playhouse

Mandolin virtuoso and Festival Artistic Director Chris Thile closes out the 20th anniversary of the Laguna Beach Music Festival with a unique musical experience featuring vocalist and flutist Nathalie Joachim, award-winning violinist Tessa Lark, and virtuoso bassist Michael Thurber.


Information via philarmonicsociety.org

For more information, contact Leah Heit, 949.553.2422, ext. 234
Leah@PhilharmonicSociety.org

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