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Every Single Free Outdoor Concert in LA

Published On 04/21/2016 Published On 04/21/2016
Summer SOULstice
Summer SOULstice | Skirball Cultural Center

Summertime is nigh, and rather than an influx of beautiful, sunny days, we get to enjoy an influx of amazing entertainment during our continuously warm weather. Your calendar may already be filled with outdoor movies (because we have a lot), but you're going to want to squeeze in some concerts, too... especially because we can all agree that concerts are better when they are of the outdoor (and also, free) persuasion. To help, we put together the only calendar you'll need for every single free outdoor concert in LA this summer. Bookmark it, and keep checking back, 'cause we'll be updating it each month as new free shows are announced.

August
Rocky Dawuni
Rocky Dawuni | Flickr/Francisco Echeverry

August

Saturday
Aug 6
Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park
Afro-Caribbean fusion that will have you dancing your face off
Saturday
Aug 6
The Courtyard at One Colorado, Pasadena
Pop-rock acoustic crooners akin to Sheryl Crow and The Finn Brothers
Sunday
Aug 7
Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach
A high-energy cover band that rocks everything from Zeppelin to Earth, Wind & Fire
Sunday
Aug 7
Central Park Bandshell, Playa Vista
Gabriel Bello will be a presenting a full-force Stevie Wonder tribute
Saturday
Aug 13
The Courtyard at One Colorado, Pasadena
Folky, poppy rock that will remind you of Ray LaMontagne and Paul Simon
Sunday
Aug 14
Warner Park, Woodland Hills
One of AXS TV's "World’s Greatest Tribute Bands," so, should be prettttttttty legit
Sunday
Aug 14
Concert Park, Playa Vista
The world’s first indie-rock tribute band -- Black Keys, Vampire Weekend, Talking Heads, etc.
Thursday
Aug 18
Based out of the Music Maker relief foundation (which helps unknowns get their start), this will be a huge lineup of excellent musicians jamming out in all kinds of genres
Saturday
Aug 20
Chinatown's Central and West Plazas
KCRW DJs as well as a live music stage from Buzzband.la’s Kevin Bronson guarantee great live music
August (contd)
Shai Tsabari
Shai Tsabari and the Middle East Groove All Stars | Shai Tsabari

August (contd)

Saturday
Aug 20
The Courtyard at One Colorado, Pasadena
The LA duo has described themselves as “post-folk/pre-pop”, and is often known for their on-stage chemistry and banter
Sunday
Aug 21
Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach
Sounds like: A female Led Zeppelin tribute band
Saturday
Aug 27
The Courtyard at One Colorado, Pasadena
A completely divergent mashup of styles, with the band members bringing influences from their home countries of Mexico, Japan, Norway, and the US
Sunday
Aug 28
Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park
A progressive rock jam band, baby!
September
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Unknown Mortal Orchestra | Flickr/NRK P3

September

October
Very Be Careful
Very Be Careful

October

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