Currently hosting 1213 active events
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:Country Roads: A John Denver TributeSaturday, 10/1/2016
Back by overwhelming demand.
Looking like entertainment icon John Denver is one thing. Sounding like him, too, is – well, comparable to a “Rocky Mountain High” for the incomparable singer-songwriter Rick Schuler.
Rick has assembled a band and show that capture the essence of the legendary musician in every respect.
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:An evening with Burt BacharachSaturday, 10/1/2016
Burt Bacharach is one of songwriting’s heavy hitters. He joins us in Royce Hall for an evening of classics from his 50+ year run on the charts, backed by a ten piece band.
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Taste of ItalySaturday, 10/1/2016
Taste of Italy is Los Angeles’ premiere Italian Food and Wine event featuring award-winning restaurants and wineries, with fantastic entertainment in a spectacular setting.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Prokofiev's FifthSaturday, 10/1/2016
Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major
California Center for the Arts, Escondido - Escondido - Presents:Quebe SistersSunday, 10/2/2016
Prepare to be blown away when triple threat fiddle champions Grace, Sophia, and Hulda Quebe raise their fiddles and blend their voices in an intricately layered three-part harmony reminiscent of the Andrews Sisters. The Quebe’s unique brand of music has taken the Americana scene by storm with a refreshing blend of swing, vintage country, bluegrass, jazz, swing standards, and Texas-style fiddling.
California Center for the Arts - Escondido - Presents:Música en la Plaza - Friday9/2/2016 - 9/30/2016 (next performance: Friday, 9/30/2016)
FREE entry every Friday night in September! Entrada GRATUITA cada viernes de septiembre!
Every Friday night in September, bring your dancing shoes and join Los Montaño, the Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet, and Trío 3 Amigos Huapangueros for live music, tacos, and tequila in our beautiful Lyric Court.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series7/10/2016 - 1/8/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 10/2/2016)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Symphonic Band ConcertTuesday, 10/4/2016
The University Symphonic Band will play band favorites from the past like Gustav Holst's Suite for Military Band in Eb as well as today's top composers Frank Ticheli, David Gillingham, Samuel Hazo and the like. The band also performs 20th century marches, transcriptions of classical composers and hits from the popular musicals of our time.
David Scott, director
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino9/17/2016 - 12/10/2016 (next performance: Friday, 9/30/2016)
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.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Tuesday, 10/4/2016
“Wynton Marsalis is the public face of jazz. He is a cultural force, a symbol, a spokesman.” JazzTimes
“Wynton Marsalis [is] the most renowned jazz musician of his generation.” Time
David Scott, director
The University Symphonic Band will play band favorites from the past like Gustav Holst's Suite for Military Band in Eb as well as today's top composers Frank Ticheli, David Gillingham, Samuel Hazo and the like. The band also performs 20th century marches, transcriptions of classical composers and hits from the popular musicals of our time. The concerts are free and accessible to all audiences.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Wind Ensemble ConcertWednesday, 10/5/2016
Eddie Smith, director
This event is free and open to the public.
Voices Carry, Inc. - Los Angeles - Presents:Strings Attached 10/6/2016 - 10/16/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 10/6/2016)
Voices Carry, Inc. will present the World Premiere of Strings Attached, a multidisciplinary project, involving contemporary dance, abstract puppetry, an original score, and performance art, for two weekends opening on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles in Downtown LA.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Faculty Recital: Cherry Rhodes with Ladd Thomas & Douglas MasekFriday, 10/7/2016
Organ Department faculty member Cherry Rhodes performs a recital at Los Angeles' iconic downtown cathedral with guest artists Ladd Thomas and Douglas Masek.
The Muckenthaler Cultural Center - Fullerton - Presents:Ukulele Festival Sunday, 10/9/2016
Celebrate the mighty ukulele with exceptional local bands and jam sessions all afternoon. Enjoy food, refreshments, and specialty vendors. Past performers have included the amazing Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys, Ian Whitcomb, Loa Greyson (Tini Grey from Season 7 of The Voice), 80bug, and more!
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Pepe Romero Guitar Master ClassSunday, 10/9/2016
Watch Pepe Romero coach PCM guitar students
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:Americus Brass BandSunday, 10/9/2016
Celebrate America with the Americus Brass Band! In new show, TOP BRASS, the 17-piece Americus Brass Band salutes the Services, performing the rousing music and song from a century of the American military bands.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Symphony: New Music for OrchestraFriday, 10/14/2016
Donald Crockett, chair of the Composition program, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in this annual concert featuring original works by student composers.
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Monster Mash-Up! A Halloween Hit ParadeSaturday, 10/15/2016
Join us for our Halloween Dance Party, costumes encouraged!
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Paderewski Lecture-Recital with Composer Elzbieta SikoraSunday, 10/16/2016
The Polish Music Center's flagship annual event will feature a celebration of Polish composer Elzbieta Sikora, including selections from her operatic and chamber music works.
California Center for the Arts, Escondido - Escondido - Presents:Flip FabriqueThursday, 10/20/2016
Come one, come all to the spellbinding cirque sensation that will entertain adults and children alike!
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:A Celebration of Jewish Culture Through Music & Memories Saturday, 10/22/2016
This celebration showcases 90-year-old survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, Cantor David S. Wisnia. Wisnia's vocal talent contributed to his survival during the Holocaust as recounted in his recently published memoir: One Voice, Two Lives.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Magic & Music of "Harry Potter"Saturday, 10/22/2016
Attention all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins! Grab your brooms and fly away with us as Pacific Symphony performs selections from the Harry Potter films and more, complete with presentations by a professional magician. Dress as your favorite wizard, sorcerer or other Halloween character for a Hogwarts Halloween.
Department of Music - Riverside - Presents:University Orchestra Concert featuring Jonathan MamoraSaturday, 10/22/2016
The University Orchestra Concert will take place on Sat., Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., and will feature Dean Anderson, director of orchestra studies, as the conductor and Mamora on Piano. They will perform Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:An Evening of Dance TheaterSaturday, 10/22/2016
AN EVENING OF DANCE THEATRE
Immediate Action Dance,
Arianne MacBean’s Big Show Company,
and casebolt & smith
Utilizing original text, scenery and multimedia, Immediate Action Dance creates visual landscapes to illuminate, question, and investigate aspects of human rights issues around the world.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:The Phantom of the Opera (1925)Sunday, 10/23/2016
Fox Film Series Special – Silent Era Screening with Organ only
We’ll be getting into the Halloween spirit with this screening of the classic 1925 thriller which launched a pop culture sensation that continues to this day.
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Mansions Prelude: A Celebration of the Virtuoso | The ViolinThursday, 10/27/2016
Join the musicians from this season’s first Mansions concert for a behind-the-scenes look at the November 6 concert program! Wine and cheese reception included.
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP) - Palm Springs - Presents:Michael Childers' Hollywood Dine and Dish IIISaturday, 10/29/2016
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP) announces the return of an exclusive, star-studded event in support of its vital food voucher program. Hollywood Dine and Dish III will take place at 7 pm on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at a private estate in Palm Springs.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Herb Ohta, Jr. & FriendsSaturday, 10/29/2016
Join ukulele master Herb Ohta, Jr. in celebrating his 25th anniversary in the music business with special guests Jon Yamasato, David Kamakahi, Chris Kamaka, Baba Alimoot and dancer Ihilani Kamaka. With 12 solo albums, 12 duet albums and contributions on more than 40 other recordings, Ohta has been a major influence in the Hawaiian music scenes in the US and Asia.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Nosferatu10/29/2016 - 10/31/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 10/29/2016)
With striking imagery that has burrowed into the dark corners of the public's psyche for the past century, F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent classic Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror is as immortal as its iconic antagonist. The silver screen’s first vampire—played by Max Schreck as a twisted, clawed and fanged creature completely unlike Bela Lugosi's urbane Dracula—continues to influence cinematic horror to
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:LACO-Thornton Strings Mentorship Program: Mock Orchestral AuditionMonday, 10/31/2016
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO)-Thornton Strings Mentorship Program presents the Mock Orchestral Audition, providing the hands-on experience of a professional orchestra audition.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Horror in the Hall: Halloween Organ with Film Monday, 10/31/2016
Clark Wilson, organ
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Organ virtuoso Clark Wilson will improvise an appropriately atmospheric sound track on Walt Disney Concert Hall’s magnificent pipe organ for this groundbreaking 1920 silent film, one of the earliest, most influential and artistically acclaimed films in the German Expressionist genre, directed by Robert Wiene.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:An Evening with Joan BaezThursday, 11/3/2016
“Joan Baez is still the mother of us all.” The New York Times
“Though many know her first for her gently trilling soprano voice, activism is as much a part of Baez’s identity as the sound.” Time
Lobero Live & Vocal Point - Santa Barbara - Presents:A Celebration of Joni MitchellMonday, 11/7/2016
“Kimberly Ford captures the vocals and inflections of the Joni Mitchell songbook better than anyone in recent memory. She channels the spirit of the great historic master.” – Santa Barbara music writer Mark McDonald
City of Palm Springs - Palm Springs - Presents:20th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day ParadeFriday, 11/11/2016
The City of Palm Springs proudly presents the 20th annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. The parade begins at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive and heads northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Soka University Faculty RecitalSaturday, 11/12/2016
SUA’s multitalented music faculty perform, compose, and teach around southern California, but also around the country and the world, and once a year, come together to share some music with the SUA community and our neighbors here at home in the beautiful Soka Performing Arts Center. Program:solo and group classical selections, musical theatre and jazz.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:George TakeiSaturday, 11/12/2016
Join George Takei—the noted actor and activist
with a signature wit—as he offers insight into
his rise to celebrity as a sci-fi icon, his remarkable
journey as social media luminary, and his passionate
role in the fight for LGBTQ equality in America.
Dedicated to empowering others to beat the odds
and make a difference, Takei reveals the story of his
family’s forced internment as Japanese American
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Symphonic Band ConcertTuesday, 11/15/2016
Dr. David Scott, director
This event is free and open to the public.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Wind Ensemble ConcertWednesday, 11/16/2016
Dr. Eddie Smith, director
This event is free and open to the public.
Emporium - Santa Barbara - Presents:Kris KristoffersonWednesday, 11/16/2016
Kris Kristofferson has been making things happen his entire life. Born in Texas and raised in a military family, he was a Golden Gloves boxer who studied creative writing at Pomona College in California. In 1965, Kristofferson turned down an assignment to teach at West Point and, inspired by songwriters like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, moved to Nashville to pursue his music.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Percussion Ensemble ConcertThursday, 11/17/2016
Bill Schlitt, director
The Fall Semester "Night of Percussion" features the University of Redlands Percussion Ensemble. Music performed will include traditional to contemporary compositions for percussion.
This event is free and open to the public.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times,Friday, 11/18/2016
Timothy Brock, Conductor
New West Symphony
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:On the Waterfront Film with Live OrchestraFriday, 11/18/2016
Los Angeles Philharmonic
David Newman, conductor
Bernstein: On the Waterfront (complete film with live orchestra)
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Rachmaninoff with Joyce YangSaturday, 11/19/2016
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43
Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Collegium Workshop: The Songbook of Anna of CologneSaturday, 11/19/2016
Adam Gilbert leads the Collegium Workshop in The Songbook of Anna of Cologne, a testimonial to the spiritual life of the German Rhineland in the Late Middle Ages.
The program features German songs of devotion collected by Anna of Cologne, a follower of the “Modern Devotion” religious movement, around 1500 AD.