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Grand Performances - Los Angeles - Presents:2017 Grand Performances7/1/2017 - 9/22/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 8/20/2017)
Grand Performances, whose cross-discipline and cross-cultural fare at California Plaza have long been a staple of downtown L.A. culture, has announced its 2017 lineup of music, dance, theater, film, spoken word and children’s entertainment for the summer.
The concerts are free.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series8/13/2017 - 12/31/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 8/20/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Huntington Beach Concert Band - Huntington Beach - Presents:Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series 20176/25/2017 - 9/3/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 8/20/2017)
The Huntington Beach Concert Band will once again sponsor its Summer Series of 11 free Sunday concerts, June 25th to September 3rd in Huntington Beach Central Park.
Each concert features a different band, with music styles ranging from swing to popular marches, show tunes, Dixieland, Latin Jazz, Salsa, and Big Band Music!
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:The Music Center On Location: Northern Stars, An Evening with Rufus WainwrightSunday, 8/20/2017
The Music Center takes its creative vision beyond the places and spaces of its Downtown Los Angeles home and into the diverse venues and locales of greater Los Angeles with The Music Center On Location. Part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! series, made possible through the generous support of LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Proceeds benefit the Ford Theatre Foundation.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:30th Annual International Summer Organ Festival6/26/2017 - 8/28/2017 (next performance: Monday, 8/21/2017)
The free and popular International Summer Organ Festival is a San Diego tradition not to be missed. With a new, outstanding, world-class organist every week playing the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world, this Festival truly has something for everyone.
Mondays, June 26 to August 28, 2017, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.
South Bay Coastliners & The Westminster Chorus - Torrance - Presents:Ice Cream SocialSunday, 8/20/2017
Take a step back in time at this free family-friendly event hosted by the always entertaining South Bay Coastliners and the world champion Westminster barbershop Chorus and guest quartets, on Sunday, August 20th, 2-4pm at First United Methodist Church in Torrance. Ice cream sundaes will be served all afternoon! This event is a fundraiser as well as a fun-raiser in support of the groups’ musical outreach.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Library Plaza Series | California Feetwarmers!Friday, 8/25/2017
Masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing, The California Feetwarmers are renowned for an earthy depth of character that sets them apart from others who have followed that throwback path to New Orleans, Circa 1920.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Pink Martini featuring China Forbes and Storm Large * CharoSunday, 8/27/2017
The internationally beloved Portland band blends genres from cool standards to hot swing with style to burn. The ravishing vocals of China Forbes and Storm Large sail over an irresistible fusion of Brazilian samba, ’30s Cuban dance, and Parisian café music. Multi-talented Spanish entertainer Charo opens the show!
St. Francis Church Music Ministry - Palos Verdes Estates - Presents:Taizé Service of Healing and WholenessTuesday, 8/22/2017
St. Francis Episcopal Church in Palos Verdes Estates, will host a meditative, multi-faith Taizé service of Healing and Wholeness that includes candlelight, periods of silence, chants and intercessory prayer with a Prayer Team leader, Tuesday, August 22nd at 7:00 pm in the Chapel, followed by a reception with light refreshments.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Bryan Ferry with Orchestra * Cécile McLorin SalvantSaturday, 8/26/2017
Bryan Ferry with Orchestra
Cécile McLorin Salvant
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:JOHN WILLIAMS: MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES9/1/2017 - 9/3/2017 (next performance: Friday, 9/1/2017)
JOHN WILLIAMS: MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Fantasy Springs Resort Casino4/22/2017 - 9/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 9/2/2017)
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.
Palos Verdes Symphonic Band - Palos Verdes Peninsula - Presents:Across the Pond: Music from the British IslesMonday, 9/4/2017
The Palos Verdes Symphonic Band presents its popular annual Labor Day outdoor concert. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic supper. Boxed lunch options, water, soda, beer, and wine available for sale.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:SINGIN' IN THE RAIN: FILM WITH ORCHESTRAThursday, 9/7/2017
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN: FILM WITH ORCHESTRA
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroFriday, 9/8/2017
“The Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” plays an intoxicating mix of pop tunes, American Songbook standards and lilting originals.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:FIREWORKS FINALE: THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWL9/8/2017 - 9/10/2017 (next performance: Friday, 9/8/2017)
FIREWORKS FINALE: THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWL
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West Clarinet Quartet!Saturday, 9/9/2017
Admission is free.
The Clarinet Quartet is part of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, California. Composed of four clarinetists and one percussionist, the group performs a variety of events throughout the West Coast such as military ceremonies, educational programs, and community concerts.
Pasadena POPS - Arcadia - Presents:Universal Studios FavoritesSaturday, 9/9/2017
Pasadena POPS at the Arboretum
Michael Feinstein delivers treasures from his personal archives, such as ” Someone to Watch Over Me,” “I Got Rhythm,” and “Embraceable You,” plus gems from Gershwin’s contemporaries like Kern, Bernstein, and Copland.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Lila DownsWednesday, 9/27/2017
“An almost superhuman three-octave range.” The Guardian (U.K.)
“Few alternative artists have the dynamic power and range of this bilingual warrior-woman.” NPR
“A renowned Mexican balladeer known for her wild outfits, wide range and powerful voice, a goose-bump-inducing instrument that can go from playful to grave from one note to the next.” Los Angeles Times
Kala Koa Entertainment - Torrance - Presents:2017 Los Angeles International Ukulele FestivalSaturday, 9/30/2017
exciting day-long event dedicated to exploring the musical versatility of the ukulele for the experienced ukulele player, the occasional strummer, or simply the curious spectator
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Inaugural Concert with Eckart PreuSaturday, 10/7/2017
Eckart Preu, conductor
Roger Wilkie, violin
Cécilia Tsan, cello
Concerto for Violin and Cello, op. 102, A minor
On the Beautiful Blue Danube, op. 314
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Legendary Ladies of MotownSaturday, 10/7/2017
Featuring Mary Wilson of The Supremes and Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
With the unmistakable voices that helped define an entire generation of music in America, Mary Wilson of The Supremes and Martha Reeves of The Vandellas reign today as two of Motown’s most beloved singers, with 14 Billboard #1 singles, seven Billboard #1 albums, and 42 Billboard top ten singles between them.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:CDMX: BiRDMAN LIVEMonday, 10/9/2017
CDMX: BiRDMAN LIVE
The Walt Disney Concert Hall
Monday, October 9th, 8PM
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Piaf! The ShowThursday, 10/12/2017
A musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:CDMX: Noche de cineFriday, 10/13/2017
CDMX: Noche de cine
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Friday, October 13th, 8PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Additional artists to be announced
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:CDMX: New Music from MexicoTuesday, 10/17/2017
CDMX: New Music from Mexico
Walt Disney Concert Hall
October 17th, 8PM
LA Phil New Music Group
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Too Marvelous for Words: A Celebration of Nat King ColeThursday, 10/19/2017
Actor and singer Keith David takes us on a swingin’ journey into the life and music of Nat “King” Cole.
California Center for the Arts, Escondido - Escondido - Presents:Las Migas with Flamenco AranaSaturday, 10/21/2017
An evening of Spanish culture
When the four ladies of Las Migas pick up their nylon-string guitars and violins and launch into soulful multi-part harmonies, audiences can expect to be astounded.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:An Evening with Jack JonesSaturday, 10/28/2017
A two-time Grammy Award winner, Jack Jones is a true “Singers’ Singer” and luminary in the music industry.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Dia de los Muertos Tour: La Santa Cecilia and Mexrrissey, Mariachi Flor de ToloacheFriday, 11/3/2017
Three of today’s hottest alt-Latino groups come together for the first time, showcasing the exciting and diverse sounds of Mexican music.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Knights with Avi Avital, mandolin & Kinan Azmeh, clarinetThursday, 11/9/2017
The trailblazing Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital and soulful Syrian clarinetist/composer Kinan Azmeh team up with The Knights, “one of Brooklyn’s sterling cultural products” (The New Yorker), for a performance that is “nothing short of electric” (The New York Times).
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:A Salute to Heroes: A Veterans Day ConcertSaturday, 11/11/2017
Eckart Preu, conductor
Fanfare for the Common Man
Adagio for Strings, op. 11
Armed Forces Salute
Symphony No. 2, G minor, Song of a New Race
Within Her Arms
Grand Canyon Suite
Bakersfield Community Concert Association - Bakersfield - Presents:Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes Sunday, 11/12/2017
Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes is a nostalgic look at Hank Williams and his influence on country music performed by Obie Award-winning singer/actor Jason Petty who brings Hank's music back to life paying tribute to artists such as Jimmie Rodgers, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb and The Carter Family.
A must-see for all country music fans! Join the Bakersfield Community Concert Association.
David Rona - Long Beach - Presents:Ultimate Guitar CruiseSunday, 11/12/2017
Ultimate Guitar Cruise is a guitar workshop at sea hosting classical guitar, flamenco, Harp guitar, micro tonal concerts, clinics, master classes, luthiers, wellness and more aboard the Emerald Princess cruise line from Long Beach, CA to Cabo San Lucas Mexico with Artists David Tanenbaum, Adam Holzman, Muriel Anderson, Adam Del Monte and John Schneider.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:A Night at the Cotton ClubSaturday, 11/18/2017
Tap dance back in time to the historic and raucous Cotton Club with the Long Beach Symphony! Featuring greatest hits by Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Ethel Waters and more!
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Love Letters from VietnamSaturday, 11/18/2017
Singer, songwriter and author Alex Woodard brings the latest in storytelling-through-song concert series “For the Sender” to Poway OnStage this fall.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and Kerry Records - Irvine - Presents:An Irish ChristmasMonday, 11/27/2017
A perfect family event!
Rancho Mirage Library - Ranch Mirage - Presents:Rancho Mirage Library Music Events4/8/2017 - 12/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 12/1/2017)
The library is host to some of the most talented musicians around.
Check their website for performers, dates and times.
RCC Music Department - Riverside - Presents:RCC Percussion EnsembleMonday, 12/11/2017
Riverside City College Percussion Ensemble
Steven Schmidt, director
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
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!
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.