1. The Scott Brothers House Party
Better known as the Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott take the HGTV show on the road for their first live tour. The interactive performance involves singing, storytelling and audience participation as the duo re-creates design concepts onstage. The twins take the stage at Segerstrom Hall July 23. A $149 VIP ticket will get guests a meet-and-greet with the pair.
2. John Mayer
The singer-songwriter returns to O.C. July 25 on The Search for Everything (the name of his seventh and latest album), giving longtime fans all the sounds for which they’ve been listening. Three chapters unfold with a soulful set that includes an acoustic performance, backing from the full band and a reunion of the John Mayer Trio. The musician rolls out the red carpet at Honda Center for VIPs (tickets $325 to $750) with premium seating, backstage tours and meet-and-greet opps.
3. Pageant of the Masters Celebrity Benefit
The living pictures show at the Irvine Bowl in Laguna Canyon this year gives enthusiasts The Grand Tour through centuries of art. A season highlight, the Aug. 26 red-carpet fundraiser (tickets $50 to $230) features a live concert followed by a pageant performance hosted by lauded actor Bryan Cranston (of Breaking Bad, among other TV series and flicks).