CONCERTS BY CITY - LOS ANGELES COUNTY
his page lists concerts for all cities in Los Angeles County by city name. Click on the appropriate section of the alphabet for the city you are looking for, or continue scrolling down the page. Please remember that although every attempt is made to bring you the most current concert information, all schedules are subject to change. It is recommended that you confirm any performance you wish to attend.
For the month of September, www.dorothyswebsite.org is please to be able to present "Stories for the End of Summer." Stories of two of the three Los Angeles County storytellers have been reposted. Local storytellers Jim Cogan (Story 1 and Story 4), Ina Buckner-Barnette (Story 2) and Antonio Sacre (Story 3 and Story 5) have been gracious enough to provide audio versions of stories which they have selected for you to hear. Click on any of the story numbers above to go to a story, or continue scrolling down the page. Be sure to visit the Guest's page to find out more about these "modern-day bards!"
Downtown Alhambra Rocks on Saturday Night. Rock and Roll music every Saturday night from 7 - 11 p.m. on the Rick's Main Street Cafe's Stage, 132 W. Main Street. Concerts presented by Marini Music and Rick's. Information: (626) 289-0241.
The Alhambra Summer Jubilee has been cancelled for 2009.
September 12 - Stars and Stripes Community Picnic. Join the community in an old-fashioned community picnic on the City Hall Lawn, 240 West Huntington Drive, from 4 - 7 p.m. Highlights of the afternoon will be a salute to Arcadia's Hometown Heroes and the 1st Annual Arcadia's Got Talent competition. There will also be free family games and activities, balloon sculptures, and Pink's Hot Dogs available for purchase. Information: (626) 574-5113 or www.ci.arcadia.ca.us.
The Classical Kaleidoscope concerts at the Arcadia Public Library return October 21.
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Azusa Pacific University Performances - Performances take place in a variety of locations on the Azusa Pacific University campus. See individual events for location and performance time. The campus is located at 901 E. Alosta Avenue. Information: (626) 815-3848 or www.apu.edu/music.
The annual Azusa Golden Days parade, carnival and celebration return in October!
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September 4 - Friday Night Concerts in the Plaza. Michael Sullivan (Acoustic Pop/Jazz). Concerts take place from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in Liberty Park Plaza, 19211 Studebaker Road. Information: (562) 916-1254, (562) 916-8565 or www.ci.cerritos.ca.us
September 11 - Patriot Day Concert. The City of Cerritos will host a patriotic concert on September 11 featuring the Cerritos College Community Band. There will be patriotic and Americana music, and a moment of silence will be observed in honor of the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001. The concert will take place beginning at 7 p.m. in Heritage Park, 18600 Bloomfield Avenue. Information: (562) 916-1254 or www.ci.cerritos.ca.us.
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September 4 - Levitt on the Lawn at Scripps College. The Spring Standards (Indie-Folk Trio). Performance is from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on the Bowling Green at Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue. Information: (909) 607-9372 or www.collegescalendar.org.
September 14 and 20 - Claremont Colleges Performances. On Sept. 14, Pianist Robert Edward Thies will present "An Evening of Brahms." The program will take place from 6:45 - 8 p.m. in the Marian Miner Cook Athanaeum, Claremont McKenna College, 8th Street. On Sept. 20, Celliola and Friends. Composer/cellist Tom Flaherty and violist Cynthia Fogg with friends Rachel Huang (violin) and others, performing Kodaly's Duo for violin and cello and music by Bialosky, Chambers, Flaherty, Lutoslawski, and Pierce. Performance is at 3 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671, www.collegescalendar.org or www.music.pomona.edu.
Claremont Monday Night Concert Series - Concerts are from 7:30 - 9 p.m. at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian
Hill Boulevard. No dogs or alcohol allowed in park. Information: (909) 399-5490 or www.ci.claremont.ca.us
August 31 - Nightblooming Jazzmen (Dixieland Jazz) September 7 - The Answer (Classic Rock)
August 31 - Nightblooming Jazzmen (Dixieland Jazz)
September 7 - The Answer (Classic Rock)
Celebrate Claremont Family Festival. The Celebrate Claremont Family Festival takes place Wednesdays from 5 - 8 p.m. on First, Second and Oberlin Streets west of Indian Hill. There will be musical entertainment, green living products, fresh and organic certified farmers markets, community booths, bounce houses, a petting zoo, food vendors and other activities. Information: (714) 345-3087, (909) 626-3066, www.claremontfamilyfestival.org, www.claremontwednesdays.org or www.claremontforum.org.
Claremont Friday Nights Live. Claremont Friday Nights Live presents 38 bands in 19 weeks. Two bands each Friday night from 6 - 9 p.m. in various locations throughout Claremont through September 4. Information: (909) 399-5490 or www.myspace.com/claremontfridaynightslive.
12th Annual Depot Jazz Series - Concerts will take place Friday nights from September 18 -
October 16 in the front plaza of the Depot Transit Center, 200 W. First Street. Performances are from 7 - 8:30 p.m. and village shops stay open
late for the evening. Bring blankets or beach chairs. Information: (909) 399-5490 or www.ci.claremont.ca.us
September 18 - Susie Hansen Latin Band September 25 - Mark Carter (Smooth Jazz Guitar) October 2 - L.A. Bluescasters
September 18 - Susie Hansen Latin Band
September 25 - Mark Carter (Smooth Jazz Guitar)
October 2 - L.A. Bluescasters
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August 30 - Fiesta La Ballona. Annual event takes place at Veterans Park on Overland and concludes on Sunday from noon - 6 p.m. Includes carnival rides, games and vendors (fee). Sunday entertainment from noon - 6 p.m. includes Moondance (Swing), Francisco Aguabella (Afro-Cuban Jazz), Lisa Haley and the Zydecats (Zydeco), and the Culver City All Star Jazz Jam Band featuring Craig Fundyga. See website for full entertainment schedule, carnival hours and other activities. Information: (310) 253-6622 or www.fiestalaballona.org.
15th Annual Culver City Summer Music Festival. Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Culver City Hall courtyard, 9770 Culver Blvd. (at Duquesne). Information: (310) 253-5716 or www.culvercity.org
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September 22 - Community Folk Music Jam. At this folk music jam, the participants sit in a circle formation with their acoustic instruments. Facilitators ensure a continuum of activity throughout the jam; guests and other non-musician visitors may sit outside the circle as space permits. The folk music jam will take place from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the BJR Community and Senior Center, 7810 Quill Drive. Information: (562) 904-7223, (562) 904-7238 or www.downeyca.org.
September 19 - Duarte Route 66 Parade and Anniversary Picnic. The annual Route 66 Parade will take place beginning at 10 a.m. along Huntington Drive between Cotter and Mt. Olive. Grand Marshal for the parade will be Zac Sunderland, the teen who sailed around the globe. Following the parade there will be a picnic, arts and crafts show, entertainment and a classic car show at Royal Oaks Park, 2627 Royal Oaks Drive. The event will last until 4 p.m. Information: (626) 357-7931, (626) 260-0993 or www.accessduarte.com.
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September 20 - El Segundo Concerts in the Library Series Belle Air Brass. The brass ensemble will perform 10 of the best-known classical melodies of all time, along with information about the composers and their eras. Concerts take place at 2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room at the El Segundo Public Library, 111 West Mariposa at Main Street. Information: (310) 524-2728 or www.eslib.org.
September 2 and 16 - First Baptist Church "Music at Noon" Concerts. The First Baptist Church invites the public to a free half-hour concert on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The concerts will take place from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the Sanctuary at the First Baptist Church, 209 N. Louise Street. This month's performances will be: September 2: Works for Oboe by Wagner and Strauss. Catherine Del Russo, oboe, and Andrea Anderson, piano. September 16: The Kewa Ensemble will perform Mozart's Horn Quintet and Cary Belling "Mandala for String Quartet." Information: (818) 242-2113 or www.fbcglendale.net.
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September 5, 6 and 7 - Labor Day Fiesta Hermosa. - Arts and crafts, cantina, two stages of live music, and beer and wine garden each day of Labor Day weekend. Fiesta is from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Pier/Hermosa Avenues; Pier Avenue main stage is at Pier/Strand, and Beer Garden Stage is at 11th Street/Beach Drive. See website for full schedule and details. Free parking at Northrop Grumman lot and free shuttle all day, or park at Mira Costa High School and take free Wave shuttle bus. Information: (310) 376-0951 or www.fiestahermosa.com.
September 10 and 18 - Public Performances at Forest Lawn. September 10 - Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m., and September 18 - New Valley Symphony Orchestra at 2 p.m. Performances are in the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. Information: (800) 568-6248 x3193, (800) 204-3131 or www.forestlawn.com.
September 20 - 17th Annual Thai Cultural Day. The event will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Barnsdall Park, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard. The opening ceremonies will take place at the Gallery Theater at noon, and there will be Thai music, dancing and kickboxing performances, children's activities, international food vendors and more. Information: (310) 827-2910 or www.thaiculturalcenter.org.
Ongoing - Music on the Courtyard at the Dome Arclight Theater. Friday and Saturday evenings with Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band (Reggae/Soca/Calpyso/Tropical/Other) or Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Band (Smooth Jazz). Performances are from 6 - 9 p.m. on the courtyard at the Dome Arclight Theater, 6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Visit the theater website for directions. Information: www.arclightcinemas.com.
CityWalk Summer Block Party at Universal CityWalk - The CityWalk Summer Block Party will take place from June 25 - August 30 with something to do every night of the week. Mondays are KIIS-FM Summer Dance Crew Competitions, Tuesdays are Summer Night Swing (starting at 7:30 p.m.), Wednesdays will be CityRock Live! featuring 98.7 RockStar (starting at 7:30 p.m.) with a search for LA's best up and coming bands, Thursdays are Outdoor Movies (8 p.m., see the "Extras" section), Fridays are Flashback Fridays with music from the 60s - 90s with host and DJ Richard Blade (starting at 8 p.m.), Saturdays are Celebrity Band Saturdays with stars who act or dance by day and sing by night (starting at 8 p.m.), and Sundays are Descarga en CityWalk con Telemundo y Mun with Latin bands and celebrity appearances (starting at 5:30 p.m.). Information: www.citywalkhollywood.com.
September 5, 6, and 7 - Labor Day Celebration and Festival Cultural Michoacano. The Festival will take place Saturday, Sunday and Monday from noon - 10 p.m. at the Hollywood Park Casino lot, Century Boulevard/Prairie Avenue. There will be carnival rides and games (fee), musical and cultural entertainment, vendors and exhibitors, a celebration of Michoacan cultural heritage, and more. Information: (818) 734-2744, www.hispaniceventsmarketing.com or www.fecademich.org.
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Noon Concerts at Biola University. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892 or www.biola.edu, click academics, undergraduate, and go to the Music Department link, or go to events.
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La Verne 2009 Concerts in the Park. Concerts are from 6:30 - 9 p.m. at Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion (at Wheeler). New this year: each concert has a music theme and dressing for the theme is encouraged. Information: (909) 593-2862, (909) 596-8700, www.laverneheritage.org or www.ci.la-verne.ca.us.
September 11 - Lakewood Patriot Day Concert - Program will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. in Del Valle Park, 5939 Henrilee Street at Woodruff. The evening will begin with country music and patriotic songs by Gold Rush Country. There will also be speeches, and a memorial candle lighting and moment of silence to pay tribute those lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, as well as the men and women of the nation's armed forces and public safety agencies. Refreshments will be available for purchase, and dogs and alcohol are prohibited in the park. Information: (562) 866-9771 x2408 or www.lakewoodcity.org/patriotday.
September 12 - Downtown Long Beach Inaugural Latin American Parade and Festival. The city's first Latin American Parade and Festival will feature all things Latin American. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. in downtown Long Beach at Pine Avenue, then continue to the East Village Arts District (Linden), where there will be a festival from 4 - 10 p.m. The festival will include entertainment, a food court, art lectures, children's activities and more. Information: (562) 436-4259 or http://www.downtownlongbeach.org.
Every Friday - Just After Noon Music. The First Congregational Church presents weekly concerts from 12:10 - 12:40 p.m. The church is located at 241 Cedar Avenue. Information: (562) 436-2256 or http://www.firstchurchlb.org.
Shoreline Village Music Series - Performances are from 7 - 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 - 5 p.m. on Sundays (unless otherwise noted) at Shoreline Village, 429 Shoreline Village Drive. Information: (562) 435-2668 or www.shorelinevillage.com.
Shark Lagoon Nights at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Shark Lagoon Nights lets all ages enjoy live music while observing the sharks at Harbor Terrace. Please note: The Aquarium itself is not open during this time. Only the Shark Lagoon and restaurant/gift shop areas are open for the evening from 6 - 9 p.m.; music is from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and food/drinks are available for purchase. Aquarium address is 100 Aquarium Way. Information: (562) 590-3100 x0, or www.aquariumofthepacific.org.
September 5 - Drum Downtown. Drum Downtown is a unique outdoor group drumming experience on the Music Center Plaza. A fun experience for all ages creating improvised rhythms with hand drums, shakers, tambourines and other percussion instruments. Instruments provided. The event is from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Music Center Plaza (Grand between First and Temple). Information: (213) 972-3660 or Active Arts at http://www.musiccenter.org.
September 5 - City of Los Angeles Birthday Celebration. The city's 228th Birthday celebration will begin at 6 a.m. with Pobladores' Historic "Walk to Los Angeles" re-enactment beginning at the San Gabriel Mission and ending in downtown Los Angeles at the El Pueblo Historical Monument (Olvera Street). The walk will be followed by a celebration at the Monument/Olvera Street from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be live entertainment, free birthday cake, and more. Information: (213) 485-8372, (213) 485-8376, www.lacity.org/ELP or www.lacity.org/228.
September 5, 6, and 7 - Leimert Park Art and Music Festival. The Leimert Park Art and Music Festival will take place Labor Day weekend from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. at Leimert Park Plaza and Leimert Park Village, between Crenshaw Boulevard, Leimert Blvd. and 43rd Street. There will be jazz, blues, reggae and spoken word performances by artists like Azar Lawrence, Dwight Trible, Rhil Ranelin, Wadada, Wally Ali, and many others, African dance performances, a Family Pavilion, fashion shows, teen activities, fine arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and more. Information: (323) 319-5800, (323) 319-5819 or www.leimertparkfestival.blogspot.com.
September 6 - Target Sundays at the California African American Museum. "Celebrate Caribbean" Labor Day Festival. The Target Sundays program is from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the California African American Museum, 600 State Drive in Exposition Park. The Museum opens at 11 a.m., and the live program will begin at noon with the CAAM Public Platform. Performances will begin at 1 p.m. Parking is available at Figueroa and 39th Streets for $8 per vehicle. Information: (213) 744-2132 or www.caamuseum.org.
September 6 - East L.A. Parade and Festival. Desfile de la Independencia de Mexico en Este de Los Angeles. The parade will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. between 1st Street and Cesar Chavez Boulevard in East Los Angeles. There will also be a festival which will be held at the East L.A. Civic Center at 3rd and Mednik from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Information: (310) 914-0015 or www.allaccess.la.
September 11 - Los Angeles Greek Festival 2009. The Festival will take place September 11 - 13 at St. Sophia Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie Avenue. Friday night is Zorba night and the only night of free admission. There will be Greek food and pastries for purchase, live Green music and Greek folk dancing. Friday hours are 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Information: (323) 737-2424 or www.lagreekfest.com.
September 12 and 13 - Fiestas Patrias California. The largest Hispanic Mexican Independence Day celebration in California will take place Sept. 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. at Olvera Street Plaza (across from Union Station). There will be two stages of music and entertainment, arts and crafts, children's activities, a carnival (fee) and more. Information: (310) 914-0015 or www.allaccess.la.
September 18 - Dance Downtown. Put on your dancing shoes and dance under the stars from 6:30 - 10 p.m. in the Music Center Plaza (Grand between First and Temple). The evening's dance is Brazilian Samba. Complementary beginning dance lessons are provided at 6:30 p.m.; dance to live bands or DJs from 7:15 - 10 p.m. Information: (213) 972-3660 or Active Arts at www.musiccenter.org.
Select Wednesdays - Midday Organ Recital at Our Lady of Angels Cathedral. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org
Every Thursday - Noontime Organ Recital at FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.
Grand Performances - Grand Performances events are held at the Watercourt of California Plaza, Grand Avenue between 4th Street and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Performance time vary - see individual performance dates. The season includes films and lecture-type events in addition to music and dance performances. Information: (213) 687-2159 or www.grandperformances.org.
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles - The Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park returns for the summer with concerts Wednesday through Sunday night. Wednesday is Musica Latina, Thursday is World Music, Friday is Night Rhythms, Saturday is American Roots and Sunday is Target Children's Night. Wednesday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances begin at 6:30 p.m. The Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park is located in the northwest corner of the park near the intersection of West 6th Street and S. Park View Street (just west of downtown Los Angeles). Please note - this schedule remains to be confirmed. Information: (213) 384-5701 or www.levittla.org.
Los Angeles City College Noontime Concerts. The Concert Series is a one-unit class with performances open to visitors and guests from campus and the community. All performances take place from 12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. in the Music Building, Clausen Hall, Room 247. Not food or drink is allowed, and no one will be admitted after 12:10 p.m. Campus address is 855 N. Vermont. Information: (323) 953-4000 x2880 or www.lacitycollege.edu.
September 12 - 2009 Brazilian Day in Los Angeles. The Consulate General of Brazil invites the public to the 2009 "Brazilian Day in L.A." The event will take place from noon - 6 p.m. at the gardens of the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, 5801 Wilshire Boulevard. The event celebrates Brazilian culture, and there will be Brazilian food, Brazilian art and music, vendor booths and more. Information: (323) 651-2664 x219 or www.brazilian-consulate.org.
September 23 - FAME Concert and Celebration at The Grove. Celebrate the upcoming release of the movie FAME with V Factory and Fame's Naturi Naughton and Collins Pennie. The event will take place in the Park at The Grove beginning at 7 p.m. The event will be hosted by KIIS-FM's Fat Daniel and Karli from the Block, and other members of the movie's cast will be present. The Grove is located at 189 The Grove Drive next to the Los Angeles Farmers Market. Information: (323) 900-8080 or www.thegrovela.com.
Friday Night Jazz at LACMA - Concerts are from 6 - 8 p.m. in the BP Grand Entrance of the Los
Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wishire Boulevard. Admission to the museum's regular (non-ticketed) exhibits
is also on a pay-as-you-wish basis after 5 p.m. Information: (323) 857-6115 or www.lacma.org.
September 4 - Michael Session Sextet September 11 - Snooky Young September 18 - BoneSoir September 25 - Gary LeMel
September 4 - Michael Session Sextet
September 11 - Snooky Young
September 18 - BoneSoir
September 25 - Gary LeMel
"Sundays Live" Chamber Music Series - Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing
Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of
the performances. Admission to the museum's regular exhibits is also on a pay-as-you-wish basis after 5 p.m. Information: (323) 857-6234 or www.sundayslive.org.
August 30 - Haydn Celebration Concert No. 8 with pianist Igor Lovchinsky September 6 - Violinist Endre Balogh and colleagues Kevin Connoly (violin), Steven Gordon (viola), Dennis Karmazyn (cello), and
Genevieve Feiwen Lee (piano), perform works by Schubert and Schumann September 13 - Pianists Maria Demina and Anna von Urbans perform works by Mendelssohn September 20 - Haydn Celebration Concert No. 9 September 27 - Cellist Marek Szpakiewicz and pianist Jiayi Shi perform music for Yom Kippur
August 30 - Haydn Celebration Concert No. 8 with pianist Igor Lovchinsky
September 6 - Violinist Endre Balogh and colleagues Kevin Connoly (violin), Steven Gordon (viola), Dennis Karmazyn (cello), and Genevieve Feiwen Lee (piano), perform works by Schubert and Schumann
September 13 - Pianists Maria Demina and Anna von Urbans perform works by Mendelssohn
September 20 - Haydn Celebration Concert No. 9
September 27 - Cellist Marek Szpakiewicz and pianist Jiayi Shi perform music for Yom Kippur
Los Angeles Farmers Market Summer Concerts. - Thursday Night Jazz Series and Friday Night Music take place from 7 - 9 p.m. on the West Patio of the Los Angeles Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd at Fairfax. Information: (323) 933-9211 or www.farmersmarketla.com.
September 12 - Getty Center Family Festival. - Enjoy a day in the Gallic countryside with this festival featuring the chanteuse Jessica Fichot and the cosmopolitan sounds of Jean-Paul Monsche. Dive into picturesque folktales and be awed by the giant fantastic creatures by Dragon Knights. The days activities are inspired by the exhibition "Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution." The festival will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the Getty Center Museum Courtyard. No reservations are required. Parking at the Getty is now $15 but free after 5 p.m. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.
September 26 - Saturdays off the 405 at the Getty. - Fridays off the 405 are now Saturdays off the 405 at the Getty Center. Enjoy outdoor music and evening views of the city from 6 - 9 p.m. (cash bar and Garden Terrace Cafe open until 8:30 p.m.) The event features band performances with DJ sets to open and close the night. Tonight's artist: Rain Machine with Kyp Malone (Jazz/Bluegrass/Rock). No reservations are required. There will also be "Spotlight After Dark" art discussions at 6 and 7 p.m. Parking at the Getty is now $15 but free after 5 p.m. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.
Every Sunday - West L.A. Farmers Market - Programs TBA. Market hours are 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. with performances beginning between 10 and 11 a.m. Check website for entertainment schedule availability. Also children's crafts table from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The West LA Farmers Market is held at 11338 Santa Monica Boulevard. Information: (310) 281-7855 or http://www.westlafarmersmarket.com
West Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Summer Concert Series The West Los Angeles Neighborhood Council 2009 summer concert series continues through September 2. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the West Los Angeles Civic Center Bandshell, 11338 Santa Monica Boulevard (behind the Library at Corinth). Information: (310) 281-6116 or www.wlanc.com.
Music on the Terrace at Westfield Century City. - Concerts are Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Level Dining Terrace at the Westfield Century City mall through the end of October. Performances are presented by KCRW as part of their "Sounds Around Town" programs. Information: (310) 277-3898 or www.westfield.com/centurycity.
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September 19 - "The Previews" Concert Series. Angeles Consort: Janet Worsley Strauss, baroque violin, Suzanna Giordano Gignac, baroque violin and viola, Leif Woodward, baroque cello, Jason Yoshida, lute, and guest soprano Angie Solomon. "The Previews" is a series of performances for gifted young musicians ages 12 - 28. Performances take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1340 Eleventh Street, at 2 p.m. Information: (310) 937-7275 or www.palosverdes.com/tlcmusic.
Manhattan Beach Summer Concert Series - Concerts are on Sundays from 5 - 7 p.m. in Polliwog Park, Manhattan
Beach Blvd./Redondo Ave. Information: (310) 802-5406, (310) 802-5417, www.citymb.info or
August 30 - Brian Lynn Jones and the Misfit Cowboys (Country) September 6 - Stone Soul (Soul/Motown)
August 30 - Brian Lynn Jones and the Misfit Cowboys (Country)
September 6 - Stone Soul (Soul/Motown)
Information on the Metlox MB fall series coming soon!
Fisherman's Village Concert Series. - Outdoor performances are from 2 - 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: www.visitmarinadelrey.com.
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The City of Norwalk summer concerts have been cancelled for 2009. There are no listings for the city at this time. Please check back later.
September 15 - L.A. County Arts Commission Free Concerts in Public Places. Jim "Kimo" West (Hawaiian slack key guitar). The performance will take place from 4 - 5:30 p.m. at the Hastings Branch Library, 3325 East Orange Grove Boulevard. Information: (626) 744-7263, www.lacountyarts.org or www.cityofpasadena.net.
Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series. - Performances are five nights a week. Wednesday is Children's Night, Thursday is American Music Night, Friday is World Rhythms, Saturday is Musica Latina, and Sunday is Jazz Night. Shows begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Sunday, and at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, unless otherwise noted. Levitt Loves Kids performances also take place before the concerts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, and Distinguished Young Artist Performances (youth ages 13 - 18 ) take place on Sundays prior to the concert at 6:30 p.m. All performances are at the Levitt Pavilion Bandshell in Memorial Park, corner of Walnut and Raymond in Old Town Pasadena. Information: (626) 683-3230 or www.levittpavilionpasadena.org.
Pasadena Presbyterian Church Music at Noon Concerts. - June programs present a month of pianists! Concerts take place at
12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison.
Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppc.net/music/noonconcerts.html.
September 2 - Midori, violinist September 9 - Michael Sellers, pianist September 16 - Third Wheel (music for flute, clarinet and bassoon) September 23 - Sean O'Neal, organist September 30 - Azzoni Duo (music for violin and piano)
September 2 - Midori, violinist
September 9 - Michael Sellers, pianist
September 16 - Third Wheel (music for flute, clarinet and bassoon)
September 23 - Sean O'Neal, organist
September 30 - Azzoni Duo (music for violin and piano)
Pasadena Senior Center Concerts in the Park. - Concerts designed for seniors take place on Tuesday nights from 6 - 7 in Levitt Pavilion (Memorial Park Bandshell), corner of Walnut and Raymond. Information: (626) 795-4331 or www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
6th Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series. - The jazz series takes place Sundays from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Vroman's bookstore courtyard, 695 East Colorado Boulevard. Information: (626) 744-0340 or www.playhousedistrict.org.
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Redondo Beach Pier Summer Concerts Except where noted, concerts are Thursdays and Saturdays at the Redondo Beach Pier from 6 to 8 p.m. Information: www.redondopier.com
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San Dimas Farmers Market. The San Dimas Farmers Market takes place Wednesdays through the end of September from 5 - 9 p.m. Fresh produce sales, food vendors, live music and more on Bonita Avenue at the Civic Center between Walnut and Iglesia. Parking at the Library/City Hall; please do not park in the Albertson's lot. Information: (909) 581-4744 or www.sandimasfarmersmarket.com.
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September 12 and 13 - 3rd Annual Tri Art Festival. The two-day festival showcases the arts in San Pedro (full hours TBA). There will be dance and music performances on two stages on Mesa Street between 5th and 9th Streets, artist exhibits and a classic car show. The car show will take place from noon to 4 p.m. both days on Mesa Street between 5th and 9th. Bands performing include the Jerry Butera Band and Topics. Further details TBA. Information: (310) 831-0168 or www.triartfestival.com.
September 12 - 2009 Fiestas Patrias Celebration. The 2009 Fiestas Patrias celebration will be held on Saturday from 6 - 11 p.m. at the Neighborhood Center, 9255 Pioneer Boulevard. There will be live performances including mariachi bands and folklorico dancers, game booths, and a variety of food items for purchase from Puebla, this year's featured region. Shuttle service will be provided from Los Nietos Park. Information: (562) 692-0261 or www.santafesprings.org.
September 9 - Santa Monica Pier Centennial Celebration Day. The Santa Monica Pier will celebrate its 100th Birthday with a special party. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a grand-reopening ceremony and procession to the pier. Party on the Pier begins at 6:45 on the Pier parking deck and includes entertainment by Vybration (A Cappella), The Big Bamboo Steel Band and "King of Surf Guitar" Dick Dale. The Centennial Celebration will culminate in the evening in grand fashion with the first large-scale fireworks spectacular in 18 years. Three barges will illuminate the entire Bay and will be visible from any point along the Santa Monica Beach. Due to anticipated traffic, a one-day increase in parking fees in the area will be in effect. Parking at all beach lots will be $20 after 2 p.m., and parking in city-owned lots will be $15 after 6 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8900 or www.santamonicapier.org.
September 20 - Day of Peace 2009. The Day of Peace celebrates the United Nations International Day of Peace and all that is free and noble in the human spirit. The event will take place from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the Santa Monica Pier and will include live music, celebrity performances, arts and crafts and youth projects on display. Information: (310) 458-8900 or www.santamonicapier.org.
Santa Monica Pier/Twilight Dance Summer Concerts - This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Santa Monica Pier and the 25th Anniversary of the Twilight Dance Concerts. Concerts are on Thursdays from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Boulevard at Colorado. Information: (310) 458-8900 or www.santamonicapier.org.
Beach=Culture Events at the Annenberg Community Beach House. The inaugural season of Beach=Culture events will continue at the Beach House through the end of September. See individual listings for time and description. Reservations are required. The Annenberg Community Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway at Beach Coast Way. Parking is $8. Information: (310) 458-4904 or www.beachhouse.smgov.net.
Live Music at the Sunday Farmers Market. - The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411,
August 30 - Critical Brass September 6 - Krister Axel September 13 - Chris Murphy Band September 20 - Christopher Hawley September 27 - Oceangrass
August 30 - Critical Brass
September 6 - Krister Axel
September 13 - Chris Murphy Band
September 20 - Christopher Hawley
September 27 - Oceangrass
Jazz on the Lawn 2009. - The 2009 Jazz on the Lawn concert
series will take place on Sundays in August on the Santa Monica City Hall lawn, 1685 Main Street. Concerts are from 5 - 7 p.m., and free parking is available
at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, after 4 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8350, www.arts.santa-monica.org or
August 30 - John West
August 30 - John West
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Temple City Concerts in the Park. Concerts are from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Temple City Park Peforming Arts Pavilion, 9701 Las Tunas Drive. Information: (626) 285-2171 x2328 or www.templecity.us
August 30 - Columbia Park Summer Concerts. L'il Mo and the Dynaflows. The family concerts are presented by local homeowners associations and take place from 4 - 6 p.m. at Columbia Park, 4045 West 190th Street. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Information: (310) 618-2930 or www.torrancelive.us
Torrance Symphony performances continue and Beach Cities Symphony performances begin in October.
September 27 - Abbot Kinney Festival - Arts and crafts, three stages of live music, dancer and performance artists, a Family Courtyard, food vendors, beer garden, Green Living area and more than 300 vendors. Event takes place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Venice Boulevard and Main Street. See website for complete entertainment and activity schedules. Information: (310) 396-3772 or www.abbotkinney.org.
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August 30 - West Covina Symphony. The West Covina Symphony, Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, conductor and music director, presents "POPS! Goes the Symphony," a special free summer POPS concert. The performance will take place beginning at 7 p.m. at the Covina United Methodist Church, 437 W. San Bernardino Road. Information: (626) 771-0462 or www.westcovinasymphony.com.
Greater West Covina Business Association Summer Concert Series. The summer concert series sponsored by the Greater West Covina Business Association will take place on Thursdays from
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Lakes Entertainment Center, 1200 Lakes Drive. Information: (818) 489-0041 or www.greaterwestcovina.com.
September 3 - Latin Health and Education Fair featuring Sangria (Old School Latin/Oldies)
September 3 - Latin Health and Education Fair featuring Sangria (Old School Latin/Oldies)
September 12 - sound. The SASSAS 10th Anniversary Concert. Celebrate 10 years of sound. concerts with SASSAS, the Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound which serves as a catalyst for the creation, presentation, and recognition of experimental art and sound practices in the Greater Los Angeles area. The SASSAS 10th Anniversary Concert will take place in sites in 8 Los Angeles neighborhoods located along an east/west corridor and feature more than 30 musicians drawn from the 10 year history of sound. Concerts will be presented free of charge and take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Performances will begin at the Sylvan Amphitheater in Eagle Rock and conclude at Beyond Baroque in Venice, with stops on Chung King Road in Chinatown, Amoeba Music in Hollywood and the Schindler House in West Hollywood among others. The performance at the Schindler House is supported in part through a City of West Hollywood Arts Grant. Information: (323) 960-5723, (323) 848-6883 or www.sassas.org.
West Hollywood "Summer Sounds" Concerts. Concerts are held beginning at 4 p.m. at Kings Road Park, 1000 Kings Road, or at 3 p.m. at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard. See individual concerts for park location. Information: (310) 848-6883 or www.weho.org
There are no listings for Whittier at this time. Please check back later. The Rio Hondo Symphony returns in October!
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