In Los Angeles, summer means free outdoor concerts are in full force, beckoning visitors to get outside and enjoy LA’s thriving music scene. From blowout shows to Sunday afternoons in the park, the following free events in Los Angeles will keep you tapping your feet. So get out there, enjoy the weather and tune into the music.
Farm-fresh summer music at Farmers Market: It’s all about wholesome family fun at this annual summer music series. Combine great food from LA’s original Farmers Market with groups hailing from traditions such as Latin jazz, blues, rock and more. Thursdays and Fridays through September.
Ford Amphitheatre Summer Season: Imagine watching dance, comedy, film and music performances in the midst of California weather, cypresses and chaparral, courtesy of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. May to mid-October.
Pershing Square Summer Concert Series
Pershing Square Summer Concert Series: In the high-rise heart of Downtown is a palm tree oasis known as Pershing Square, where the summertime brings neighbors, tourists and professionals together for lunchtime concerts on Wednesdays, alternative rock on Thursday nights, films on Friday nights and national touring acts on Saturday nights. Last three weeks in July though the first three weeks of August.
Live at Hollywood & Highland
Live at Hollywood & Highland: This summer series gives you a chance to hobnob with the coolest cats of jazz at Hollywood & Highland while sampling the gifts of Bacchus and helping to end world hunger, all at the same time. Although it is a free event, wine tasting donations benefit Project Angel Food. Mid-July through late August on Tuesdays.
Twilight Dance & Music at The Santa Monica Pier
Twilight Dance and Music at the Santa Monica Pier: Hawaii, Jamaica, Argentina, Africa…these are just a handful of the exotic locations represented by the annual Twilight Dance and Music concert series. Early July through late August.
Summer Sunset Music Festival
Summer Sunset Music Festival in Culver City: The sun’s not the only thing that’s going down in Culver City during the summer. When the day ends, the music begins, bringing you an eclectic array of musical offerings including classic rock, bluegrass and even zydeco. Thursdays in July and August.
Saturdays Off the 405
Saturdays Off the 405 at the Getty Center: “Saturdays Off the 405” (formerly “Fridays Off the 405”) takes over the Getty Center’s courtyard, which boasts incredible nighttime views of the city. Grab a drink at the cash bar and then check out the musical guests. May to October.
Fill Your Weekend With Music
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Blog Source: DiscoverLA