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Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Library Holiday Open House with Malynda Hale!Saturday, 12/16/2017
Have a Grand Brand Holiday!
Brand Library will celebrate the holiday season along with the Doctors House Museum legendary Candlelight Tour! Malynda Hale (singer/songwriter) will be performing holiday arrangements at 7pm.
Join us for live music, snacks, crafts and more.
As always, admission is free!
Sierra Madre Playhouse and Sierra Madre Music - Sierra Madre - Presents:A Classical ChristmasSunday, 12/17/2017
Both traditional and new Christmas songs, with a couple of Chanukah songs in the mix, too.
A selection of contemporary Christmas songs in addition to classical yuletide favorites will be performed. This year, a couple of Chanukkah songs will be added into the mix.
A Classical Christmas sold out last year. Please order your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:The Blind Boys of Alabama: A Christmas Celebration Friday, 12/15/2017
Unwrap a truly original American holiday treat as legendary gospel and blues performers The Blind Boys of Alabama and rising star Ruthie Foster make a joyful noise and raise the roof at Musco Center. This celebration of music, message, and the season offers a unique experience that is certain to put everyone in the spirit.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday ShowSaturday, 12/16/2017
In a roof-raising music event, six-time Grammy Award-winners The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform hidden gospel gems along with holiday standards and original songs
Muckenthaler Cultural Center - Fullerton - Presents:Holiday FestivalSunday, 12/17/2017
The Muckenthaler’s annual Holiday Festival features various activities, including live stage performances and an arts and crafts fair. Plus, delicious food vendors and exclusive craft beer selections! The family-friendly event also provides free art workshops for kids, a children’s play area, and a special appearance by Santa Claus.
LA County Board of Supervisors and PSB SoCal KOCE - Los Angeles - Presents:58th Annual Free L.A. County Holiday CelebrationSunday, 12/24/2017
L.A.’s largest holiday celebration is perfect for the whole family!. Join hosts Marisa Ramirez (Blue Bloods) and Brian White (Ray Donovan, Chicago Fire) as over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season.
The entire 3-hour show will be broadcast live by PBS SoCal and streamed live at pbssocal.
Performing Arts LIVE - Southern California - Presents:Performing Arts LIVE "Have a Merry Christmas!"12/25/2017 - 12/31/2017 (next performance: Monday, 12/25/2017)
This time of year brings to mind those things in life that are most important. It reminds us to focus on all of the good things around us. Wishing warm greetings for you and your family during this holiday.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Hawaiian Holiday Concert with Ho'okenaSaturday, 12/16/2017
Ho‘okena is a mainstay on the island music scene, and is synonymous with high quality Hawaiian music. Members Horace K. Dudoit III, Chris Kamaka, and Glen H.K. Smith have won numerous Na Hoku Hanohano awards for excellence in recording, composing, and creating Hawaiian contemporary music, which also earned them two Grammy nominations. With Hoku winners Ben Vegas and Maila Gibson.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:The Sorting Room Presents 'Love Actually' in Concert12/16/2017 - 12/18/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/16/2017)
This holiday season the For The Record family returns to The Wallis with a concert celebration of the soundtrack to 'Love Actually.' The beloved holiday rom-com will be brought to life through Christmas and pop hits by Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, The Beach Boys, Joni Mitchell and many more, performed by an eclectic mix of artists from the worlds of music, stage and screen.
City of Brea - Brea - Presents:Christmas with The Alley Cats12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/16/2017)
Side-splitting laughs, unbelievable a cappella energy and the incomparable style of 1950s and 60s Doo Wop in a live show reminiscent of The Rat Pack. America’s Premier Doo-Wop Group arrives just in time for the holidays!
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Holiday Organ SpectacularTuesday, 12/19/2017
Celebrate the season with the king of instruments! Enjoy a magnitude of musical splendors with a world-class organist and members of Pacific Symphony performing a delightful mix of sacred and holiday music. Favorite Christmas carols share the bill with traditional organ works that highlight the $3.1 million William J. Gillespie Concert Organ.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series8/13/2017 - 12/31/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 12/24/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:From Berlin to Brooks: Celebrating Broadway!12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/16/2017)
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance - Los Angeles - Presents:The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas ShowSunday, 12/17/2017
Celebrate the holidays with Grammy-winning living legends the Blind Boys of Alabama, joined by the world-renowned Preservation Hall Legacy Horns from New Orleans and celebrated vocalist Ruthie Foster.
St. Francis Church Music Ministry - Palos Verdes Estates - Presents:Advent Taizé Service of Healing & WholenessTuesday, 12/19/2017
St. Francis Episcopal Church in Palos Verdes Estates, will host a meditative, multi-faith Advent Taizé service of Healing and Wholeness that includes candlelight, periods of silence, chants and intercessory prayer with a Prayer Team leader, Tuesday, December 19th at 7:00 pm in the Chapel (one week early), followed by a reception with light refreshments.
Rancho Mirage Library - Ranch Mirage - Presents:Rancho Mirage Library Music Events12/12/2017 - 3/17/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/20/2017)
The library is host to some of the most talented musicians around.
Check their website for performers, dates and times.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino9/2/2017 - 12/22/2017 (next performance: Friday, 12/22/2017)
Located in the beautiful Palm Springs area, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino offers all you need for a fun-filled getaway or complete destination vacation. Whether your fantasy includes luxurious hotel rooms, exciting Vegas-style gambling options, fabulous dining, world-class entertainment, golf or poolside lounging, you’ll find it all here.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:New Year’s Eve with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern JukeboxSunday, 12/31/2017
With their infectious twist on modern pop hits in the styles of jazz, ragtime, swing and more, Postmodern Jukebox are the perfect way to ring in the New Year with sophisticated style!
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Jane Lynch - See Jane SingFriday, 1/12/2018
It's an evening of musical comedy, with more than a dash of wit.
Whittier College - Whittier - Presents:Cuba L.A.Saturday, 1/13/2018
Cuba L.A. keeps the soul of Cuban music alive, fueled by the love of their heritage and the exhilaration of musical experimentation.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:CSUF Alumni BandSunday, 1/14/2018
Former CSU Fullerton, School of Music band instrument players in performance. Conducted by Dustin Barr
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week: Inside Bach WeekTuesday, 1/16/2018
The Cal Poly Music Department will present Bach Week from Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 16-20, with presentations and performances on campus and in Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week Akademie with Clifton SwansonThursday, 1/18/2018
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week: Master Class with Mensa Sonora CaliforniaThursday, 1/18/2018
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week Master Class with Jeffrey FieldsThursday, 1/18/2018
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week Chamber Concert: Mensa Sonora CaliforniaFriday, 1/19/2018
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Bach Week Concert: Bach in the Mission - Bach and the ItaliansFriday, 1/19/2018
Philharmonic Society - Orange - Presents:Circa Ensemble: Il RitornoTuesday, 1/23/2018
CIRCA ENSEMBLE: IL RITORNO
Natalie Murray Beale, musical director
Kate Howden, mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, tenor
Musco Center for the Arts
Created by Yaron Lifschitz with Quincy Grant and the Circa Ensemble
MONTEVERDI: Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria (scenes)
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Chita & Tune: Just in TimeSaturday, 1/27/2018
A unique concert event that pairs two of Broadway’s most celebrated legends. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune collectively have won 12 Tony Awards and this iconic Broadway coupling is dazzling audiences from coast to coast.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Keyboard Conversations with Jeffery SiegelMonday, 1/29/2018
Stunning pianistic elaborations on popular melodies! Beethoven's God Save the King, Mendelssohn's Serious Variations, and the 17 year old Chopin’s Variations on a famous tune from Mozart's Don Giovanni.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Time for ThreeWednesday, 1/31/2018
This groundbreaking, category-shattering trio transcends traditional classification, mixing elements of pop, rock, and classical forms. With an infectious energy, virtuosity, and showmanship, Time for Three performs everything from Bach to Brahms to ingenious mash-ups of hits by the Beatles, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, and more.
ArtPower at UC San Diego - La Jolla - Presents:Roland AuzetWednesday, 1/31/2018
The car as object will live through sound. It is not mute but its language is secret. It is the secret of all secrets. It contains all the worlds. It is our history it is.
Part of San Diego Symphony’s It’s About Time festival.
UCI Symphony Orchestra - Irvine - Presents:A Celebration of African-American ComposersSaturday, 2/3/2018
UCI Symphony Orchestra presents
A Celebration of African-American Composers with Dr. Stephen Tucker as Conductor.
The ASCAP Foundation and the Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Stephen Schwartz and FriendsFriday, 2/9/2018
Stephen Schwartz, the Tony, Oscar and GRAMMY Award-winning composer/lyricist, returns to The Wallis for an evening of conversation and music with composers, lyricists and artists he has inspired and mentored.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Linda Eder in ConcertSaturday, 2/10/2018
"Like Ethel Merman, Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand before her, Eder has more voice than most mere mortals." (Chicago Tribune
Philharmonic Society - Laguna Beach - Presents:The American SpiritSunday, 2/11/2018
Part of the 2018 Laguna Beach Music Festival
Festival Artistic Director
Nicholas Phan, tenor
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Cameron Carpenter featuring the International Touring OrganMonday, 2/12/2018
A superstar organist with tremendous technical prowess and a flamboyant persona to match, Cameron Carpenter has a rare gift for connecting with his audience.
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:Fly Me To The Moon: A Swingin' Rat pack ValentineWednesday, 2/14/2018
The perfect Valentine’s “date night” special! You won’t be Strangers in the Night when The Rat Pack’s romantic melodies are given the swingin’ treatment of the sensational trio “3 Men and a Baby... Grand!” With their smooth harmonies, each singer brings star power -- from Broadway shows to symphonic stages - with snazzy arrangements cooked up by the musical director for Liza Minnelli.
Guide Dogs of the Desert - Rancho Mirage - Presents: "Through the Eyes of Love" Dinner & Concert featuring Lorna LuftWednesday, 2/14/2018
A dinner and intimate Valentine's Day Concert featuring Lorna Luft, to benefit Guide Dogs of the Desert.
Michael Mortilla - Fullerton - Presents:Silent Movie Buster Keaton "Seven Chances" Thursday, 2/15/2018
Thursday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.
Michael Mortilla’s piano accompaniment to the silent movie Seven Chances reminds us of what movies were like before “talkies.” This 1925 Buster Keaton classic is a comedy of love, engagement, and hilarity. Perfect to share with that special someone on Valentine’s Day!
Phantom Projects Theatre Group - La Mirada - Presents:Batare Saturday, 2/24/2018
Bataré provides an enthralling performance that is not only seen and heard… but that is felt.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:On the WaterfrontSaturday, 2/24/2018
Film with Live Orchestra
Score by Leonard Bernstein
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
New West Symphony
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Keyboard Conversations with Jeffery SiegelMonday, 2/26/2018
The Golden Age of the Piano
Great hits from yesteryear! Beloved, ever popular musical gems of Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Debussy, Grieg, and others. Melodic masterpieces from 1880s to 1920s that remain great concert favorites.
Santa Cecelia Arts and Learning Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Teddy Bear Concert Series11/4/2017 - 4/14/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/27/2018)
Our Teddy Bear Concerts are a huge success with every seat taken. Once again, this year we added more concerts to make sure all of the young people in our audience have a chance to see and hear our musicians and their instruments and have added the brass instruments. We have scheduled three Teddy Bear Concerts for your family to meet our orchestra family.
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:New Breed Brass BandWednesday, 2/28/2018
New Breed Brass Band live and breathe the culture of New Orleans, infusing funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass-band tradition.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Jack @ 80: Jack Jones' 80th Birthday Saturday, 3/3/2018
Join the party as we celebrate the desert’s most famous octogenarian! Jack @80 is still going strong and promises a show reflecting his long and illustrious career. Jack Jones is one of the greatest singers of all time. A true Singers’ Singer and luminary. A double Grammy winner, Jack performs around the globe to sold-out audiences in venues ranging from Jazz clubs to the London Palladium.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Jarrod SpectorWednesday, 3/7/2018
Sponsored by Ellen and Doug Weitman
Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector has graced the Broadway stage for six years as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and for three years as Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, but the journey began years before.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet BandThursday, 3/8/2018
“Watching the musicians let fly on lutes, fiddles and gongs, as the singers roared through lively ballads recounting folk tales and myths, you were swept up by their energy and charisma.” The New York Times
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:MozArt GroupMonday, 3/12/2018
A string quartet that makes you laugh? It’s true! The four gentlemen of MozArt Group do the impossible, combining classical music and comedy into a unique experience for young and old. Surprising and funny, the MozART Group is an ingenious fountain of noble craziness. Not always serious, but always hilarious. Without a doubt – unique!
Kathryn Stott, piano
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnSunday, 3/18/2018
"...the unofficial first family of the banjo." -NPR
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein Starring Hershey Felder3/20/2018 - 3/21/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 3/20/2018)
Combining first person narrative, and his own music as well as music that inspired him, Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO is a tale spanning the entire 20th century. Leonard Bernstein, one of America’s greatest musicians, broke through every artistic ceiling possible to become the world’s musical ambassador.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theater Concert BandSunday, 3/25/2018
Mitch Gershenfeld, Conductor
It’s time to Strike Up the Band, for our 6th annual concert by the McCallum Theatre Concert Band. Hear 40 of Hollywood’s finest musicians playing favorite Sousa marches, band classics and popular tunes in a real, old-fashioned concert-in-the-park. And of course, there’s ice cream for everyone after the show
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Keyboard Conversations with Jeffery SiegelMonday, 4/2/2018
Bach and Chopin – A Musical Kinship
Bach was Chopin's favorite composer - and the one who most greatly influenced him. Hear their respective dramatic Preludes, their ultra-romantic Fantasies, and their zesty Dances - for the ears!
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:Clint Black4/13/2018 - 4/14/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/13/2018)
Country Superstar Clint Black produced 22 #1 singles which made him one of the most successful singer/songwriters of the modern era with hits like “A Better Man,” “Where Are You Now,” “When My Ship Comes In,” “A Good Run of Bad Luck,” “Summer’s Comin’,” and “Like the Rain.”
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Boston Pops - A Tribute to John WilliamsSaturday, 4/14/2018
Keith Lockhart, Conductor
Journey with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra through some of the most magical music by John Williams. You’ll hear classic favorites from the movies, as well as gems that you may not know.
Philharmonic Society - Costa Mesa - Presents:Boston Pops OrchestraMonday, 4/16/2018
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Program to be announced.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Tuesday Recital Series4/17/2018 - 5/1/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/17/2018)
Students of the School of Music in performance.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Wind SymphonyFriday, 4/20/2018
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Brass and Percussion Chamber EnsemblesMonday, 4/23/2018
Join us as we bid a fond farewell to our longtime director, Todd Miller, in his final performance before retirement.