Main Stage

The Main Stage features invited headlining performers throughout the weekend and an open Battle of the Bands competition on Sunday morning. Click here for eligibility information on the Battle of the Bands and how to apply to compete. Other interested performers can contact our Main Stage and South Stage Directors directly.

Live music will be performed on the main stage Saturday and Sunday. The schedule will be announced this spring.

This year's lineup:

Saturday October 1, 2022

10amMoonDog (Soul Rhythm & Blues Rock)

12:00pmGage Hall (Rock)

2:00pmFrank Jung (Alternative Rock)

4:00pmBetter Daze (formerly The Pancho’s Band) 50th Annual Headliner

Sunday October 2, 2022

10:00amBattle of the Bands

12:15-12:45pm2021 Battle of the Bands Winner Meerkats (Rock)

1:00pmUS 99 Retro (Rock N Roll)

3:00pmCliff Beach (Funk)

Photos from the 2021 Battle of the Bands

South Stage

The South Stage, which is located next to the Joslyn Center, offers continuous entertainment from 10:30 am until 6:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am until 5:45 pm on Sunday.

South Stage features invited talent, focusing on Cover and Tribute bands. Interested performers can contact our Main Stage and South Stage Directors directly.

Come listen to your favorite music while enjoying lunch from one of our many Food Booths, or just to rest for a while.  Entertainment includes music from soft country and blues to rock and roll.  There is something for everyone.

We kick things off at the South Stage immediately following the parade.  The Mira Costa High School Band officially opens the Fair!

2022 Hometown Fair South Stage line-up

Saturday October 1st

10:15amTriple Bueno

12:30pmDietz Brothers

1:30pmOwen Hamlin

2:45pmPark Collective

Sunday October 2nd

10:00amHyperion Outfall Serenaders

12:30pmThin Ice


4:00pmTiki McPherson

5:00pmJoe Cipolla


Community Showcase Joslyn Center Performance Stage

Amateurs with a talent are invited to perform during the Hometown Fair. Performances are featured on the Joslyn Center Stage.  Dance performances, gymnastics and karate exhibitions, choral groups, music and drama students are encouraged to submit applications.


Community Showcase Joslyn Performance Stage schedule

Saturday October 7th

(to be posted Sept 29)

Sunday October 8th

(to be posted Sept 29)

Battle of the Bands

Every year local amateur bands audition for the battle of the bands. Finalists selected perform on Sunday morning for the title and a chance to headline the Main Stage.

2022 Finalists

  • Joyride
  • Mother Tucker
  • Scream Revolution
  • Wasted Effort