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The Hangar at OC Fair
At the north end of the OC Fairgrounds 100 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-708-1500
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travelingal
13 events
9 reviews
52 stars
Since it was during the OC Fair, there was plenty of fair food. It was packed and so was parking.
Bee Gees Gold Tribute
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travelingal
13 events
9 reviews
52 stars
The weather was sunny and warm.. I wore jeans, t-shirt, sneakers. Took light jacket but didn't need it..
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Tribute Band Queen Nation
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Queen Nation lead singer Joe Retta is a talented singer and performer who has an uncanny ability to totally assume the role of rock’s greatest icons. His role accomplishments include Ronnie James Dio, Paul Rogers, Robert Plant and of course Freddie Mercury. Joe can easily recreate the vocals of the late Queen frontman complete with his dead-on physical appearance and on-stage mannerisms.

In 2004, guitarist Mike McManus got a call from singer Joe Retta to complete the line-up for Queen Nation. Looking at it as a labor of love, Mike buckled down and began learning all the guitar parts and transcribing all the harmonies. Not an easy task! Mike stated “I didn’t think I could gain any more respect for Brian May and Queen than I already had… My respect for them DOUBLED when I sat down to learn these songs!” His hard work led to an endorsement with Burns Guitars, maker of the Brian May model. Add to that Mike’s dead-on Brian May mannerisms and accurate stage attire, and you’d swear you were at the L.A. Forum in 1980!