Events

Every Free Outdoor Concert in LA This Summer

KCRW/Jon Gordon McKenzie
Flickr/Burns! (Edited)

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Taiko Drumming Showcase Sounds like: You’re about to charge into battle against the wildlings
Amenities: BYOPicnic

UCLA Fowler Amphitheater

Taiko Drumming Showcase UCLA Fowler Amphitheater Sounds like: You’re about to charge into battle against the wildlings
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

JC Villafan Sounds like: If Jack Johnson and Norah Jones reproduced
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

JC Villafan Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: If Jack Johnson and Norah Jones reproduced
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Bob DeSena Latin Jazz Band Sounds like: Kicking back on the beach with a cigar
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Bob DeSena Latin Jazz Band Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Kicking back on the beach with a cigar
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

CARA-C Sounds like: Somebody remixed a Zelda temple
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

CARA-C Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Somebody remixed a Zelda temple
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band Sounds like: Billie Holiday meets all the live music in Miami
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Billie Holiday meets all the live music in Miami
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

CJS Quintet Sounds like: Bebop meets soul
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

CJS Quintet LACMA Sounds like: Bebop meets soul
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Dears Crossing Sounds like: Acoustic pop
Amenities: Food & vendors

UCLA Fowler Amphitheater

The Dears Crossing UCLA Fowler Amphitheater Sounds like: Acoustic pop
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Higher Ground Sounds like: You should be higher, too
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Higher Ground Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: You should be higher, too
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Ralph Williams and James Mahan Sounds like: Acoustic pop rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Ralph Williams and James Mahan Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Acoustic pop rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

2Azz1 Sounds like: Smooth jazz meets big band
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

2Azz1 Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Smooth jazz meets big band
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Friends Sounds like: Self-described as “weird” pop. They’re not wrong.
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Friends Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Self-described as “weird” pop. They’re not wrong.
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Julie Kelly Sounds like: Killer jazz singing
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Julie Kelly LACMA Sounds like: Killer jazz singing
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Aly Ashford Sounds like: A less famous Taylor Swift
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Aly Ashford Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: A less famous Taylor Swift
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Four Fabs w/ “Ed Sullivan” Sounds like: The Rolling Stones. Jay kay!
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmers Market

The Four Fabs w/ “Ed Sullivan” The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: The Rolling Stones. Jay kay!
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Upstream Sounds like: Arrr-rrrrr-rrrriba!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Upstream Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Arrr-rrrrr-rrrriba!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Venice Spring Fling Sounds like: Members of Fishbone, Country Joe and the Fish, and more
Amenities: Vendors galore

All over Venice

Venice Spring Fling All over Venice Sounds like: Members of Fishbone, Country Joe and the Fish, and more
Amenities: Vendors galore

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

RHYSS Sounds like: Acoustic rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

RHYSS Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Acoustic rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Brazil Brazil Sounds like: Sambo/bossanova
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Brazil Brazil Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Sambo/bossanova
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Flickr/la-underground (Edited)

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Phil Norman Tentet Sounds like: The rebirth of cool
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

The Phil Norman Tentet LACMA Sounds like: The rebirth of cool
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Jazz Leaders Sounds like: That hard bop and that funky gospel, baby!
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmers Market

The Jazz Leaders The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: That hard bop and that funky gospel, baby!
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Paul Anderson Sounds like: Soft rock, not to be confused with Paul Thomas Anderson (who probably wouldn’t play soft rock)
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Paul Anderson Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Soft rock, not to be confused with Paul Thomas Anderson (who probably wouldn’t play soft rock)
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

De Lux Sounds like: Disco-fied Talking Heads
Amenities: Cash bar and tons of restaurants nearby

One Colorado, Pasadena

De Lux One Colorado, Pasadena Sounds like: Disco-fied Talking Heads
Amenities: Cash bar and tons of restaurants nearby

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Make Music Pasadena Sounds like: Coachella’s newborn niece and nephew
Amenities: Bars, food trucks, multiple stages

All over Pasadena

Make Music Pasadena All over Pasadena Sounds like: Coachella’s newborn niece and nephew
Amenities: Bars, food trucks, multiple stages

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Ava Domini Sounds like: Someone that should be famous and is also 11 YEARS OLD.
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Ava Domini Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Someone that should be famous and is also 11 YEARS OLD.
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Salvador Santana Sounds like: Santana’s son, except way more hip-hop-er
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Salvador Santana Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park Sounds like: Santana’s son, except way more hip-hop-er
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Mowglis, Cayucas Sounds like: Grouplove's younger brothers and sisters
Amenities: All the Grove's shopping and food

The Grove

The Mowglis, Cayucas The Grove Sounds like: Grouplove's younger brothers and sisters
Amenities: All the Grove's shopping and food

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Matamosa Sounds like: Reel Big Fish, except in Spanish
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors, CD release event!

Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Matamosa Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park Sounds like: Reel Big Fish, except in Spanish
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors, CD release event!

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Clayton Cameron Sextet Sounds like: The best jazz drummer you've never heard
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Clayton Cameron Sextet LACMA Sounds like: The best jazz drummer you've never heard
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Venice Sounds like: Italian pop. Sometimes they sing about gelato.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Venice Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: Italian pop. Sometimes they sing about gelato.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Que Bajo Sounds like: Spanish neighborhood techno.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Que Bajo Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: Spanish neighborhood techno.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Jessica Louise Sounds like: Bey, but with jazzy flair
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Jessica Louise Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Bey, but with jazzy flair
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Otis Hayes Motown Revue Sounds like: Motown, not less town
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmer's Market

Otis Hayes Motown Revue The Original Farmer's Market Sounds like: Motown, not less town
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

JC Villafan Sounds like: If Jack Johnson and Norah Jones reproduced
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

JC Villafan Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: If Jack Johnson and Norah Jones reproduced
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Led Zepagain Sounds like: Led Zeppelin tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Warner Park, Woodland Hills

Led Zepagain Warner Park, Woodland Hills Sounds like: Led Zeppelin tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Pete Escovedo Orchestra Sounds like: Salsa, Latin jazz, general great times
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Pete Escovedo Orchestra Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Salsa, Latin jazz, general great times
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Bostyx Sounds like: Boston + Styx, duh
Amenities: Food trucks

Playa Vista Concert Park

Bostyx Playa Vista Concert Park Sounds like: Boston + Styx, duh
Amenities: Food trucks

KCRW/Dustin Pearlman

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Fortunate Youth Sounds like: White-guy-Reggae, but with a killer drummer
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levit Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Fortunate Youth Levit Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: White-guy-Reggae, but with a killer drummer
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Poncho Sanchez Sounds like: Latin Jazz conga master
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Poncho Sanchez Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: Latin Jazz conga master
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Orquesta Charangoa Sounds like: Fish tacos and beer on a Miami beach
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmers Market

Orquesta Charangoa The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: Fish tacos and beer on a Miami beach
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Aldean and the Tumbleweed Sounds like: Soft rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Aldean and the Tumbleweed Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Soft rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Griffin House Sounds like: Jason Isbell, but, like, less sad. Kind of.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Griffin House Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Jason Isbell, but, like, less sad. Kind of.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Gaslamp Killer Experience Sounds like: One of LA's best DJs with an oddball live band
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

The Gaslamp Killer Experience California Plaza Sounds like: One of LA's best DJs with an oddball live band
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Otmara Ruiz Quintet Sounds like: Tito Puente's keyboardist
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Otmara Ruiz Quintet LACMA Sounds like: Tito Puente's keyboardist
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Waxxstack Revisited Sounds like: An ode to the classic Isaac Hayes movie
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Waxxstack Revisited California Plaza Sounds like: An ode to the classic Isaac Hayes movie
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Cayucas Sounds like: KCRW-approved, jangly pop-rock
Amenities: Cash bar and tons of restaurants nearby

One Colorado, Pasadena

Cayucas One Colorado, Pasadena Sounds like: KCRW-approved, jangly pop-rock
Amenities: Cash bar and tons of restaurants nearby

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Element Band Sounds like: A melting pot of world music
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Element Band Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: A melting pot of world music
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

TJR Trio Sounds like: A cover band that isn’t afraid to cover Smash Mouth
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

TJR Trio Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: A cover band that isn’t afraid to cover Smash Mouth
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Run River North Sounds like: Indie folk-rock. Now stop asking questions and get excited that you get to see them for free, cause they’re great.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Run River North Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: Indie folk-rock. Now stop asking questions and get excited that you get to see them for free, cause they’re great.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Duende Flamenco Sounds like: A more mellow Rodrigo y Gabriela
Amenities: BYOPicnic

UCLA Fowler Amphitheater

Duende Flamenco UCLA Fowler Amphitheater Sounds like: A more mellow Rodrigo y Gabriela
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Michael Haggins Sounds like: Ninety four seven, the waaaaaaaaave
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Michael Haggins Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Ninety four seven, the waaaaaaaaave
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

DSB Sounds like: A Journey tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Warner Park, Woodland Hills

DSB Warner Park, Woodland Hills Sounds like: A Journey tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Afro Funke Sounds like: A funktacular jam band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Afro Funke Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: A funktacular jam band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Mike Peralta Sounds like: Howie Day and Daniel Powter had a science-baby
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Mike Peralta Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Howie Day and Daniel Powter had a science-baby
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Run River North Sounds like: Indie folk-rock. Now stop asking questions and get excited that you get to see them for free, cause they’re great.
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Run River North California Plaza Sounds like: Indie folk-rock. Now stop asking questions and get excited that you get to see them for free, cause they’re great.
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Lucky Stars Sounds like: A cowboy bar in the middle of Texas
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmers Market

The Lucky Stars The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: A cowboy bar in the middle of Texas
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Paulette Williams Sounds like: Quincy Jones' touring singer. Because she is.
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Paulette Williams LACMA Sounds like: Quincy Jones' touring singer. Because she is.
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Dina Velenz Sounds like: Alternative pop rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Long Beach Promenade

Dina Velenz Long Beach Promenade Sounds like: Alternative pop rock
Amenities: Food & vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Black Violin Sounds like: Hip-hop meets the Black Swan soundtrack
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Black Violin Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Hip-hop meets the Black Swan soundtrack
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Janks, Quarterback, KCRW DJs, and more Sounds like: Mumford meets Muse
Amenities: SO MUCH CHINESE FOOD

Downtown Chinatown

The Janks, Quarterback, KCRW DJs, and more Downtown Chinatown Sounds like: Mumford meets Muse
Amenities: SO MUCH CHINESE FOOD

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

N'Demand Sounds like: Hits from Bruno Mars & Maroon 5
Amenities: Food trucks

Playa Vista Concert Park

N'Demand Playa Vista Concert Park Sounds like: Hits from Bruno Mars & Maroon 5
Amenities: Food trucks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Barbara Morrison Sounds like: Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald. Yep.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Barbara Morrison Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald. Yep.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Stayin' Alive Sounds like: Bee Gees tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Warner Park, Woodland Hills

Stayin' Alive Warner Park, Woodland Hills Sounds like: Bee Gees tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

KCRW/ETHAN SCHVARTZMAN

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Opera at the Shore Sounds like: Opera! Opera! Opera!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Opera at the Shore Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: Opera! Opera! Opera!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Woodie and the Longboards Sounds like: Surf rock tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Redondo Beach Pier

Woodie and the Longboards Redondo Beach Pier Sounds like: Surf rock tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Larry Nash and the Jazz Symphonics Sounds like: A bunch of seasoned jazz pros jamming
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Larry Nash and the Jazz Symphonics LACMA Sounds like: A bunch of seasoned jazz pros jamming
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Nina Lares Sounds like: Jazz lounge cocktails
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Original Farmers Market

Nina Lares Original Farmers Market Sounds like: Jazz lounge cocktails
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Dustbowl Revival Sounds like: Americana! Bluegrass! Jazz! Swing! They’re not to be missed, trust us.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

The Dustbowl Revival Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Americana! Bluegrass! Jazz! Swing! They’re not to be missed, trust us.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

LA Pierce Symphony Orchestra + Fireworks Extravaganza Sounds like: Who cares? Fireworks!
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Warner Park, Woodland Hills

LA Pierce Symphony Orchestra + Fireworks Extravaganza Warner Park, Woodland Hills Sounds like: Who cares? Fireworks!
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Hot August Night Sounds like: Neil Diamond tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Pollywog Park, Manhattan Beach

Hot August Night Pollywog Park, Manhattan Beach Sounds like: Neil Diamond tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Billy Mitchell & Friends Sounds like: Jazz pianist
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Billy Mitchell & Friends Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Jazz pianist
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Morris Day & the Time and Dam-Funk Sounds like: Oh-we-oh-we-oh!
Amenities: BYOPicnic/beach blanket

Santa Monica Pier

Morris Day & the Time and Dam-Funk Santa Monica Pier Sounds like: Oh-we-oh-we-oh!
Amenities: BYOPicnic/beach blanket

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Retrofit Sounds like: An acoustic cover trio
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Redondo Beach Pier

Retrofit Redondo Beach Pier Sounds like: An acoustic cover trio
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Evokecore Sounds like: SkaCore. CD Release!
Amenities: BYOPicnic, or buy food from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

Evokecore Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: SkaCore. CD Release!
Amenities: BYOPicnic, or buy food from vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Watts50 Sounds like: Socially conscious rap and hip hop
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Watts50 California Plaza Sounds like: Socially conscious rap and hip hop
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

BMI Summer Nights Sounds like: Latin goodness!
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park

BMI Summer Nights Levitt Pavilion, Macarthur Park Sounds like: Latin goodness!
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

De Temps Antan Sounds like: French-Canadian folk meets Irish toe-tappin’
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

De Temps Antan Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: French-Canadian folk meets Irish toe-tappin’
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Dakota’s Centennial Salute to Ol Blue Eyes Sounds like: Frank Sinatra tribute band
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food. 

The Original Farmers Market

Dakota’s Centennial Salute to Ol Blue Eyes The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: Frank Sinatra tribute band
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food. 

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Cannonball-Coltrane Project Sounds like: You saw Whiplash, right? That.
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Cannonball-Coltrane Project LACMA Sounds like: You saw Whiplash, right? That.
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

KCRW/JEREMIAH GARCIA

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Breakestra Sounds like: Funk-meets-hip-hop-meets... orchestra?
Amenities: Much food truck. Many art.

Hammer Museum Courtyard

Breakestra Hammer Museum Courtyard Sounds like: Funk-meets-hip-hop-meets... orchestra?
Amenities: Much food truck. Many art.

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Dumpstaphunk Sounds like: Amazing NoLa Jazz
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Dumpstaphunk California Plaza Sounds like: Amazing NoLa Jazz
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Karsh Kale Sounds like: Electronic fusion meets Indian Folk
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Karsh Kale Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park Sounds like: Electronic fusion meets Indian Folk
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Frankie Avalon Sounds like: Grease!!!
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Frankie Avalon Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Grease!!!
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Johnny Polanco y su Amistad Conjunt Sounds like: A Latin jazz band with orchestra-style arrangements
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Redondo Beach Pier

Johnny Polanco y su Amistad Conjunt Redondo Beach Pier Sounds like: A Latin jazz band with orchestra-style arrangements
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Ruben Studdard & Freddie Jackson Sounds like: American Idol-winning gospel and soul
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Ruben Studdard & Freddie Jackson Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: American Idol-winning gospel and soul
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Angel City Smooth Sounds like: Funky jazz
Amenities: Food trucks

Playa Vista Concert Park

Angel City Smooth Playa Vista Concert Park Sounds like: Funky jazz
Amenities: Food trucks

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Bobby Rodriguez Latin Jazz Band Sounds like: Latin jazz band. Fronted by Bobby R. Duh.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Bobby Rodriguez Latin Jazz Band Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Latin jazz band. Fronted by Bobby R. Duh.
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Bonne Musique Zydeco Sounds like: Bluesy zydeco
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Pollywog Park, Manhattan Beach

Bonne Musique Zydeco Pollywog Park, Manhattan Beach Sounds like: Bluesy zydeco
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

The Long Run Sounds like: Eagles tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Warner Park, Woodland Hills

The Long Run Warner Park, Woodland Hills Sounds like: Eagles tribute band
Amenities: BYOPicnic

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Dec 31 Wed

Gloriana Sounds like: Platinum country-pop
Amenities: All the Grove's shopping and food

The Grove

Gloriana The Grove Sounds like: Platinum country-pop
Amenities: All the Grove's shopping and food

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Location

Dec 31 Wed

Real Estate Sounds like: Jangly indie-pop
Amenities: BYOPicnic/beach blanket

Santa Monica Pier

Real Estate Santa Monica Pier Sounds like: Jangly indie-pop
Amenities: BYOPicnic/beach blanket

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Location

Dec 31 Wed

Jack Dani Sounds like: Classic covers
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

Redondo Beach Pier

Jack Dani Redondo Beach Pier Sounds like: Classic covers
Amenities: BYOPicnic, oceanside

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Dec 31 Wed

Sam Sparro Sounds like: Dancey R&B-Soul
Amenities: Much food truck. Many art.

Hammer Museum Courtyard

Sam Sparro Hammer Museum Courtyard Sounds like: Dancey R&B-Soul
Amenities: Much food truck. Many art.

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Dec 31 Wed

Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles Sounds like: A professional Mexican-American dancing company!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey

Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey Sounds like: A professional Mexican-American dancing company!
Amenities: Oceanside views, BYOPicnic

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Dec 31 Wed

Luminaries Sounds like: A positive-message oriented band. One love, y’all.
Amenities: BYOPicnic

Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Luminaries Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park Sounds like: A positive-message oriented band. One love, y’all.
Amenities: BYOPicnic

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Dec 31 Wed

Last Jimmy: A Hip-Hop Musical with The Roots' Dice Raw Sounds like: A hip-hop opera
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Last Jimmy: A Hip-Hop Musical with The Roots' Dice Raw California Plaza Sounds like: A hip-hop opera
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

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Location

Dec 31 Wed

Al Williams Jazz Society Sounds like: Bebop!
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

LACMA

Al Williams Jazz Society LACMA Sounds like: Bebop!
Amenities: Cash bar and food from Ray & Starks

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Location

Dec 31 Wed

Thalma De Friatas Sounds like: A daytime show with a Brazilian superstar
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

California Plaza

Thalma De Friatas California Plaza Sounds like: A daytime show with a Brazilian superstar
Amenities: BYOPicnic, blankets, chairs

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Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Gino Matteo Sounds like: Rootsy bluesy goodness
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

The Original Farmers Market

Gino Matteo The Original Farmers Market Sounds like: Rootsy bluesy goodness
Amenities: Y’all like food? I know y’all like food.

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Location

Dec 31 Wed

Western Standard Ska Time Orchestra Sounds like: Reggae and ska. Skagae?
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena

Western Standard Ska Time Orchestra Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena Sounds like: Reggae and ska. Skagae?
Amenities: Food tents, BYOPicnic, blankets, lawn chairs

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Dec 31 Wed

Judy Collins Sounds like: Folk and country rock. PS, she’s 76 and still rockin’.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Judy Collins Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park Sounds like: Folk and country rock. PS, she’s 76 and still rockin’.
Amenities: BYOPicnic or buy from vendors

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Location