The Valley Cultural Foundation (VCF) will be returning this summer for the 46th concert season at Warner Ranch Park. Nora Ross, CEO, said, “After this last year we are all looking forward to returning to the park to enjoy music, friends, and the return to normalcy, although a somewhat different normal.”
In line with COVID restrictions, the season will be opening later than usual, starting June 27, 2021. There will be 10 concerts through September 5, as well as Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s July 4th Extravaganza hosted by Woodland Hills Porsche.
The Concert Season includes:
June 27 – An evening of original R&B music starring the rising talents of Terrell Edwards, Brittney Crush, and AV!VA
July 4 – Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s July 4th Extravaganza presented by Woodland Hills Porsche starring Ticket to Ride with opening act Illunis
July 11 – Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience – A
Tribute to Chicago
July 18 – The Coma La Flor Band – Tribute to Selena
July 25 – Surf City All Stars, tribute to The Beach Boys
August 1 – Heart vs. Fleetwood Mac tribute battle
August 8 – Rising bands Plastic Culture, Beyond the Reserve, and Strange Brew
August 15 – One Hit Wonders with the Tribe and special guests
August 22 – The Long Run, Tribute to the Eagles
August 29 – Tierra
Sept 5 – To be announced
With the COVID restrictions there will be changes in the park during the events and they ask that all that attend, for the safety of others, that all adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Los Angeles County Health Department and Department of Recs and Park of Los Angeles.
New guidelines as of April 15:
– There is a required minimum of six feet separation between you and the next group.
– All guests must have their own chair, sitting on blankets is not allowed.
-All aisles must stay clear throughout the entirety of the events- no dancing outside of your designated seating area.
– Groups can have up to six people (from the same household) in the same area.
– Masks will be required throughout all events when out-side of your core group.
– Food Truck orders must be placed in advance.
-Vendor booths will include a wider separation between them and no more than three allowed at each booth at one time with a six foot separation.
-There will be no Beer and Wine Garden this summer. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the park at any time.
– As of April 8, 2021, LA County Health Department is requesting all large-scale outdoor event attendees have proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within the last 72 hours of the event.
-All regulations are subject to change based on LA County Health Orders.
VCF’s entire schedule of free programming and events can be found on its website by visiting www.valleycultural.org, or by calling the hotline at (818) 888-0822.
Parking for concerts is available for a $15 donation in the adjacent parking structure located directly behind the stage on Califa Street – accessible on Califa between Topanga and Owensmouth.
Concerts are held on Sunday afternoons beginning at 5:30 pm, with an opening act from VCF’s Emerging Artists Showcase performing original work.
The headline act will begin at approximately 6:30 pm, continuing through 8:15 pm.
Founded in 1975, the VCF’s mission embraces diversity of talent, community, business and education, by providing live entertainment programs and events in the arts.
Warner Park is located at: 21820 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, (Lou Bredlow Pavilion).
Photo: Jim Brammer