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Catch the Green Flash at these unique ocean view concerts in La Jolla

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Posted at 3:18 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 18:18:44-04

LA JOLLA, Calif. (KGTV) - When you live in San Diego, you don’t need to choose between seeing a great show and enjoying the sunset.

La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium is bringing back its Green Flash Concert Series with monthly performances from May through September.

The Wednesday evening shows have a view of the Pacific Ocean with a chance of seeing the “green flash”, the optical phenomenon caused by refracting light as the sun sets.

Concerts include:

May 22: Tommy Castro

June 19: Wild Child

July 17: Pine Mountain Logs and Venice

Aug. 14: The Mother Hips

Sept. 18: 10,000 Maniacs

General admission tickets, which sell for $38 pre-purchase, are standing-room only and include access to the aquarium’s exhibits after 5:30 p.m. VIP tickets including open seating on the upstairs VIP deck.

Parking is free at the aquarium lot or overfill lot off of Downwind Way.