JWAlive – Live music at JWA

JWAlive is the John Wayne Airport music performance program intended to enhance the guest experience at the Airport. Live music performances are accessible to ticketed passengers only, and are made possible by John Wayne Airport, QSC, and Keyboard Concepts. Below is the JWAlive music schedule and information about the musicians. We hope you will be able to enjoy one of the performances when visiting our Terminal!


  • Mike Schiavo
    Mike’s biggest inspiration is The King of Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley. He thrived off of his inspiration and passion for music to find his own voice, and began writing and performing acoustic pop-rock songs. His style of pop-rock has been stealing hearts all over the world through YouTube where his channel has received almost half a million views and a member of the Awesomeness TV Network. Mike’s music career quickly took off and now you can see him performing with numerous national acts.
  • Natalie Clark
    Scottish singer-songwriter Natalie Clark, launched her self-released debut EP, Eagles, in Scotland before heading stateside. Recently selected as a KTLA Mercedes Benz “Artist to Watch” she was handpicked to open for the Grammy award winning Indigo Girls tour and has been recording in L.A. Natalie was recently featured on Season 10 of NBC’s T.V. show, The Voice, where Christina Aguilera sang praises of her “cool, powerful voice.” and Blake Shelton referred to her verses as “incredible.”
  • Shea Givens
    Shea is an indie-soul singer and songwriter. Her soul/ R&B writing style gives a unique vibe to her Pop/R&B sound. Shea has been performing and songwriting since she was thirteen and is constantly building her fan base by performing as much as possible. Prior to moving to the Southern California area, Shea had gained much of her experience in the music industry while writing and recording her first EP entitled “SHEA” and co-headlining a 20-city U.S. tour alongside hip-hop artist Landon Wordswell. In addition, Shea has co-wrote and been featured on multiple songs with other musical artists along the way.
  • Justin Abrams
    Justin Abrams is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Orange County-based Indie Rock band Justin Abrams & BC, originally named Beyond Conception. Abrams is also known for his multiple musical placements on programs for MTV Networks, as Composer and Music Contributor on feature length films and as theme song Composer for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers (2010-2012).
  • Kristine Mirelle
    Kristine Mirelle has list of talents and accomplishments that include winning 3 national piano competitions in a row and being inducted in to the International piano guild at the age of 12. She has an exception sound that uses the deep tones of her vocals with a healthy dose of 60s soul influence. She creates a sound that crosses all ages and tastes. Kristine Mirelle continues to be an example of instrument mastery and vocal ability.
  • Evan Roth
    Born and raised in Orange County, California, singer/songwriter and composer Evan Roth writes songs that captures experiences that are universal to life and are told with an introspective and honest sentiment. Playing classical piano at an early age and growing up on an eclectic diet of Billy Joel, ELO, The Cure and Frank Sinatra, Evan began performing throughout southern California developing his sound. It is essentially pop music with alternative influences. Roth released his debut EP, The Way It Was, in 2016.
  • Jason Feddy
    Jason Feddy was born in the city of Leeds in the United Kingdom. He left school at 16 and, after a couple of years drifting around Europe and the Middle East, returned to England and formed the rock ‘n roll band Officer Dibble, which he fronted as a singer and guitar player. Going solo as a singer/songwriter soon thereafter, he spent the next couple of decades touring and making albums, acquiring accolades and notoriety along the way. Feddy has been featured in the prestigious London based Time Out (magazine) and on the cover of the Classic Rock Society journal. He tours in Europe regularly to this day and has written songs for film & TV.
  • Lauren Black
    Lauren Black is a folk/pop singer/songwriter originally from Phoenix, AZ. She is currently living and working as a full time musician in Orange County and Los Angeles, CA. She first discovered her love of music when she was asked to sing a church solo at the young age of 3. It was not long after that Lauren decided to dedicate her life to sharing her voice and musical gift with others. In the fall of 2014, she released her first original and ironically titled EP “Nineteen.”

  • Tim Onan
    Twitter: @timonanmusic
    IG: @timonanmusic  
    Tim O’Nan has been playing music in the Southern California area for the last 15 years. He sings, plays guitar and piano, either solo or with a full band, with a song list in the many hundreds. He was the sole performer at the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach for 10 years straight, playing every Friday and Saturday night, sometimes 4-5 times a week. He also has had extended gigs with a full band at Mozambique in Laguna Beach. For the past year, in addition to playing at John Wayne Airport, he has been playing solo at the Monarch Resort (formerly the St Regis) in Dana Point and has ongoing appearances at San Manuel Casino in Highland, CA. He has also played hundreds of private gigs - parties, weddings, etc in the SoCal area.
  • Tyler Simmons
    At the age of five, Tyler Simmons received his first main stage role in a musical theater show in Wilmington, North Carolina. After doing nearly 60 musical theater shows and stage productions by the end of high school, Tyler began focusing more on contemporary styles and went on to Berklee College of Music as a scholarship student. After graduation, Tyler decided to move to southern California, where he first held a position at Interscope Records. Since then Tyler has been performing throughout LA with his trio Inatmos, as well as solo, and is currently recording an EP in Orange County. Tyler regularly works as a producer where he focuses on vocal production and mixed media work.