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323 Star Starred
Grand Prix of Long Beach
300 East Ocean Blvd Long Beach, CA 90802
888-827-7333
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27 events
12 reviews
58 stars
Didn't spend a lot on assigned seating for the event? don't worry lots of great views and they stop checking if you have an assigned seat. Bring ear plugs and sunblock and drink plenty of beer.
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2 stars
It's cheap and easy - park at any Blue Line station (we parked at Willow with secure parking garage parking) and paid $4.50 each for a round trip pass just for the day. Parking lots close to Ocean Blvd. were charging up to $25 for race day parking. Save some money and take the Blue Line.
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Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
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Roxana Cardenas
32 events
26 reviews
70 stars
attended Apr 17 2010

Loved all the excitement and the concert as well. We arrived on a motorcycle and got free parking right in front of the green zone entrance.

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18 events
14 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 17 2010

What a great time! It was surprisingly easy to get down there and get parked. Parking was only $15 and I even saw places for $10. The will-call was easy to find and fast. Now here's the real secret that completely made the day. We found a bar...continued

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5 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 17 2010

This event was so much fun! Go with friends! The cars were amazing. Great BBQ and wine beleive it or not (McMannis was the provider). I work at one of the top 10 new restaurants in LA and their wine is one of our top sellers. VERY LOUD THOUGH!...continued

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Concerts Information:

Concerts are each free to race ticket holders for that day. The concerts are held at 6:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights on the outdoor stage which is just outside of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center’s Terrace Theater.

Friday, April 15 at 6:45 pm

The Tecate Light Fiesta Friday Concert will feature “Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible.” Consisting of Ramon Amezcua (“Bostich”) and Pepe Mogt (“Fussible”), the duo emerged from the burgeoning Tijuana electronic scene.

They perform a style of music they invented called Nortec – a fusion of Norteno (“from the North”) and Techno, documenting the collision between the style and culture of electronica music, characterized by dance beats fused with traditional forms of Mexican music.

Over the years, they have garnered multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations and toured the globe, gracing the stages of Coachella, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, the Opening Ceremony of the Pan American Games, Austin City Limits, Hollywood Bowl, SXSW, Glastonbury, Roskilde and other venues in a variety of countries.

Their latest album “Motel Baja,” is the third in a trio of albums under the “Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich and Fussible” banner, following “Tijuana Sound Machine” and “Bulevar 2000.” They join an impressive list of past performers that includes Maldita Vecindad, Moderatto, Belanova, Aleks Syntek, and El Tri.

Saturday, April 16 at 6:45pm

The Saturday Rock-N-Roar Concert will feature Cheap Trick just one week after their April 8 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band has produced a series of timeless classics since their debut, including “I Want You to Want Me,” “Dream Police,” “Surrender,” and the late-1980s favorite, “The Flame."

Since the 1970s, Cheap Trick has blended elements of pop, punk and even metal in an instantly-catchy and recognizable format that has made the band a musical institution. Cheap Trick has given fans more than 5,000 performances, sold more than 20 million records, been featured in over 29 movie soundtracks and has been awarded with 40 gold and platinum recording awards. The lineup includes Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar), Tom Petersson (bass guitar), Bun E. Carlos (drums) and Daxx Nielsen (drums – touring).

Reminder to all that concert space is subject to space availability and please arrive early to make sure that you will not miss out on either of these amazing shows.

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This is an outdoor event, so please dress for the weather.

No alcohol, cans or bottles may be brought into the event. Coolers are subject to inspection.

This event will occur rain or shine.

Check out the full weekend schedule.