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This page lists concerts for all cities by city name. To find information for a particular city, click on the appropriate section of the alphabet below for the city you are looking for, or continue scrolling down the page. Please remember that although every attempt is made to bring you the most current concert information, all schedules are subject to change. It is recommended that you confirm any performance you wish to attend. Concerts on this page are listed by all cities together. Concert listings also are available listed separately for Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire. For a list of concerts in cities for one county only, click the appropriate link in the column on the left. Enjoy the summer!
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September 16 - Latino Heritage Festival. The City of Alhambra Latino Heritage Festival will take place from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 100 S. Second Street. There will be musical entertainment, dance performances, crafts and a pinata for children, games, food vendors and more. Information: (626) 570-3242 or www.cityofalhambra.org.
September 30 - Alhambra Performing Arts Center Programs. Pianist Grace Chung. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. at the Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church, 1850 W. Hellman Avenue. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis. For more information send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the phone number listed. Information: (626) 230-5435.
Other Aliso Viejo/AVCA events are now members only. There are no listings at this time.
Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena Concerts in the Park. Concerts take place at 7 p.m. on Saturdays at the Farnsworth Park Amphitheater, 568 E. Mt. Curve Avenue. Information: (626) 798-6335 or www.altadenasheriffs.blogspot.com.
September 14, 15 and 16 - San Antonio de Padua del Canon Church Fall Festival. The festival will take place Friday from 5 - 10:30 p.m., Saturday from noon - 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 8 p.m. There will be carnival rides, games and food vendors (fee); admission and entertainment are free. Evening main stage entertainment until close will be: Friday - The Creeps, Saturday - Stone Soul (Motown/Soul), and Sunday - Wight Lightening. The church/festival is located at 5800 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road in Anaheim Hills. Information: (714) 974-1416 or www.sanantoniochurch.org.
Weekly, Thursdays - Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.
Weekly, Saturdays and Sundays - Weekend Entertainment at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace. Weekly entertainment takes place Saturdays and Sundays at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace, 1440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. On Saturdays in La Placita: Ballet Folklorico from noon - 12:45 p.m., Show De Chenter from 1 - 3 p.m., and Banda from 4 - 6 p.m. On Sundays: in El Studio - Grupo from noon - 4 p.m., and in La Placita - Ballet Folklorico from 1 - 1:45 p.m., Mariachi and Norteno music from 2 - 4 p.m. and Karaoke from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Information: (714) 999-0888 or www.anaheimindoormarketplace.com.
Performances at The Packing House - Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage at the Packing House and the other(s) are at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.
Courtyard Concerts - The Apple Valley Courtyard Concerts will take place on Thursdays from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Apple Valley Commons, Northwest corner of Dale Evans Parkway and Highway 18. Food will be available for purchase, and bring your own chair. Information: (760) 240-7000 x7071, www.applevalley.org or www.applevalleyevents.org.
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Azusa Pacific University Performances - Performances take place in a variety of locations on the Azusa Pacific University campus. See individual events for location and performance times. The campus is located at 901 E. Alosta Avenue. Information: (626) 812-3058 or www.apu.edu/music.
Baldwin Park Downtown Street Market. The Street Market will take place from 5 - 9 p.m. on Maine Avenue between Ramona Boulevard and Palm Avenue. Concerts on Stage One take place from 7 - 9 p.m. and on Stage Two from 6:45 - 8:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, and there will be a beer garden, food vendors, and a kids' fun zone. Information: (626) 813-5245 x317 or www.baldwinpark.com.
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Concerts on Canon The City of Beverly Hills presents the 2018 season of Concerts on Canon. Concerts take place from 6 - 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 - 8 p.m. at the Beverly Canon Gardens, 241 N. Canon Drive (between the Montage Hotel and Bouchon). Seating is available on a first-come basis with an open grass area for picnic blankets, tables and chairs. There are also several restaurants in the area open for food purchases. Parking is available in the Beverly Canon Gardens parking structure, 241 N. Canon Drive. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org.
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September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Jazz at The Source. Jazz Safari (Smooth Jazz). Enjoy jazz at The Source OC every Sunday from 4 - 6 p.m. outdoors in the courtyard. All concerts are weather-permitting. The Source OC is located at 6940 Beach Boulevard (at Orangethorpe). Information: (714) 521-8858, www.thesourceoc.com or www.facebook.com/thesourceoc.
There is no information for Burbank at this time. Please check back later.
September 7 - Stub Hub Center Summer Concert Series. Concerts will be on the first Friday of the month through September. The event includes food trucks, craft beers and live music. Tonight is a tribute to the 90s. Doors open at 5 p.m. with free parking and entry. The Stub Hub Center is located 18400 Avalon Boulevard on the CSU Dominguez Hills campus; southeast entrance. Information: www.stubhubcenter.com.
Cerritos Library Performances. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. in the Skyline Room of the Cerritos Public Library, 18025 Bloomfield Avenue. Information: (562) 916-1342 or www.cerritos.us, go to "Library."
There is no information for Chino at this time. Please check back later.
Performances at the Shoppes at Chino Hills. The Shoppes at Chino Hills will present a variety of performances throughout the summer. See individual concert dates for performance start times. All events take place at the Shoppes at Chino Hills, 13920 City Center Drive. Information: (866) 909-0305 or www.shoppesatchinohills.com.
The Homestead Museum "Ticket to the Twenties" festival will take place in October.
Claremont Friday Nights Live - The Friday night concert series takes place through October at locations in Claremont Village. Regular performances are from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Public Plaza (PP), 101 North Indian Hill Boulevard, the Claremont Chamber of Commerce (CC), 205 Yale Avenue (at Second Street), Shelton Park (Bonita/Harvard), and the City Hall/Council Chambers (CH, Harvard/2nd Street). Seating for most performances is not provided, but lawn chairs are welcome. Information: (909) 624-1681, www.claremontchamber.org or www.ci.claremont.ca.us.
Claremont Monday Night Concert Series - Concerts are from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Boulevard. No dogs or alcohol allowed in park. Information: (909) 399-5490 or www.ci.claremont.ca.us.
Performances at the Claremont Colleges - The following performances are presented by Pomona College and Scripps College of the Claremont Colleges (unless otherwise noted). Performance locations are listed with the concerts and are in Balch Auditorium, 1030 Columbia at 10th Street, Garrison Theater, 241 E. 10th Street, Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street, or Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Avenue. Information: Pomona College - (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; Scripps College - (909) 607-3266 or www.scrippscollege.edu; also www.collegescalendar.org.
Friday Noon Concert Series - The Friday Noon Concert Series is sponsored by the Departments of Music at Pomona and Scripps Colleges. Performances take place at 12:15 p.m. in Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue. Information: (909) 607-3266, www.pomona.edu/music-calendar, www.scrippscollege.edu, go to Music Department, or www.collegescalendar.org
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Weekend Music at Tom's Farms. There is live music on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 - 5 p.m. at Tom's Farms. Check website calendar for current band line up. Tom's Farms is located at 23900 Temescal Canyon Road. Directions are available on the website. Information: (951) 277-4422 or www.tomsfarms.com.
Saturdays and Sundays, September 1 - 23 - Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza. - The Festival of Children is a month-long celebration of the wonders of childhood with music and dance performances and a variety of arts and crafts for children. Most events are Saturday and Sunday afternoons in the Carousel and Jewel Courts of South Coast Plaza, Bristol St./405 Freeway. The event also showcases children's charities. See Festival website for full daily schedules and complete event information. Information: (877) 492-KIDS (5437), www.festivalofchildren.org, click calendar of events, or http://www.south-coast-plaza.com/.
Metro Pointe Entertainment Series. - Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.
Segerstrom Center the Arts/Argyros Plaza Events. The Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present a variety of programs outdoors in the Argyros Plaza. Unless otherwise noted, all performances last approximately one hour to 1 1/2 hours. The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive. Information: (714) 556-2787 or www.scfta.org.
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Covina Farmers Market. The market takes place on Fridays from 5 - 9 p.m. at Heritage Plaza, Citrus Street/San Bernardino. Information: www.covinafarmersmarket.com
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September 15 - Downey International Food and Music Festival. The Downey International Food Festival will take place from 4 - 11 p.m. on Downey Avenue between 2nd and 4th Streets. Admission and entertainment are free; fee for food tastings. The event will feature ongoing entertainment by a wide variety of bands, folklorico dancers/local dance groups, a family fun zone, craft beer and wine garden, and more. See website for entertainment line-up. Information: (562) 904-7238, www.downeyca.org or www.facebook.com/discoverdowney.
September 25 - Community Folk Music Jam. At this folk music jam, the participants sit in a circle formation with their acoustic instruments. Facilitators ensure a continuum of activity throughout the jam; guests and other non-musician visitors may sit outside the circle as space permits. The folk music jam will take place from 6 - 8:45 p.m. at the BJR Community and Senior Center, 7810 Quill Drive. Information: (562) 904-7223, www.downeyca.org or http://www.folkjam.org.
September 22 - Route 66 Parade The Route 66 parade will begin at 10 a.m. along Huntington Drive between Cotter and Mt. Olive in Duarte and will feature antique and classic cars, marching bands, and more. This year's theme is "Livin' the Good Life," and the parade Grand Marshal will be retired LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich. Following the parade there will be a celebration at Royal Oaks Park, 2627 Royal Oaks Drive, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be food and display booths, live music by Boombox Heroes (80s/90s/Top 40 Funk), local groups and the parade awards ceremony. Information: (626) 357-7931 or www.accessduarte.com.
September 9 - soundShoppe. soundShoppe is a free monthly unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and the event takes place from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Boulevard. Tables and chairs are provided; participants are asked to bring their own audio cables, power cords, multiple boxes and amplification. See additional details and register using the link on the SASSAS website. Information: www.sassas.org, www.cfaer.org.
Eastvale "65th Street Live!" Concerts. Concerts are from 7:30 - 9 p.m. at Harada Heritage Park, 3099 65th Street. There will be food available for purchase, and bring blankets or beach chairs. Information: (951) 727-3524, www.parks.jcsd.us or www.eastvaleca.gov.
September 15 - LA County Arts Free Concerts in Public Places Rosalie Elena Rodriguez (Latin). The concert will take place from 2 - 3 p.m. at the El Monte Library, 3224 Tyler Avenue. Phone number included is library phone. Information: (626) 444-9056 or www.lacountyarts.org.
September 15 - El Segundo Concerts in the Library Series Velvet Frogs Barbershop Quartet. The performance will take place at 2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room at the El Segundo Public Library, 111 West Mariposa at Main Street. Information: (310) 524-2728 or www.elsegundo.org, go to city calendar.
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September 7 - Fontana Car Show. This NON-CRUISE event takes place on the first Friday of the month from 5 - 9 p.m. (with staging from 5 - 6 p.m.) at the Fontana Civic Center, 8353 Sierra Avenue. The event includes pre-1979 classics, hot rods and muscle cars, imports and customs, low riders, specialty/exotics and motorcycles. There also will be live music, and this month's band will be Chico (Latin/Variety). Information: (909) 349-6900 or www.fontana.org, go to "Community Services" and events.
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September 16 - Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra. Members of the 30-person ensemble perform music on recorders ranging from a 9-inch Sopranino to an 8-foot plus SubContraBass. The "Here and There" program will include music of our time from around the world and explore how the rules have changed from music of earlier times. The concert will take place at 4:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1231 East Chapman Avenue. The same concert will be performed in Los Angeles on September 23. Information: (562) 773-2265 or www.larohome.org.
September 28, 29, 30 - St. Juliana Fall Festival. The festival will take place Friday from 5 - 11 p.m., Saturday from 3 - 11 p.m. and Sunday from 3 - 10 p.m. at St. Juliana Church, 1316 N. Acacia Avenue. Admission and entertainment are free; fee for carnival rides, games and food vendors. Entertainment will be: Friday - Ukulena and her Smitten Kittens (Tiki Soul/Rock) and Men in Crisis (Rock/Blues); Saturday - Honey County (Country), The Noble Ones (Acoustic Variety), Mary Kohaut (Acoustic Ukulele), and The Sean Oliu Band (Variety); and Sunday - Darden (Alt Americana) and Rocktane (Rock). Information: (714) 879-1965 or www.stjulianacatholiccommunity.org.
September 29 - Concert Under the Stars. Cal State Fullerton will present the annual "Concert Under the Stars" on the campus North Lawn. Gates will open at 5 p.m., and the concert is at 8 p.m. The concert will conclude with fireworks. Free seating is on the lawn only (tables are paid and pre-reserved), and the public is welcome. Admission is free, but it is requested for planning purposes that those attending make a reservation. Reservation links are available on the concert website. The campus is located at Nutwood Avenue/State College Boulevard. Information: (657) 278-3480 or www.fullerton.edu/concert.
Fullerton Farmers Market - The Fullerton Farmers Market season returns with live music from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The market is on Wilshire Avenue between Pomona and Harbor Boulevard, and hours are 4 - 8:30 p.m. Also beginning at 4 p.m. food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, beer and wine garden, kids' korner and more. Information: (714) 738-6545 or www.cityoffullerton.com.
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September 5 and 19 - "Music at Noon" Concerts. The free half-hour concerts on the first and third Wednesdays of each month take place from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. at Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Avenue. This month's concerts will be: September 5 - Ergo Musica performs works by Quantz, Graupner and Ariosti, with the premiere of a work for viola d'amore by Los Angeles composer Maria Newman, and September 19 - Calico Winds. Information: (818) 244-7241, www.fbcglendale.net or www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.
September 15 - Open Arts And Music Fest. The 3rd Annual Open Arts and Music Festival will take place from 2 - 10 p.m. on Brand Boulevard in downtown Glendale (vicinity of 216 North Brand Boulevard). The event will include music performances by The Altons, La Chamba, Georgia Ann Muldrow, Thumpasaurus, Jesse Jo Stark and the Allah-Las. There also will be art workshops and demonstrations, activities for children and more. Information: www.openartsmusic.com, www.facebook.com/openartsmusic or www.glendalearts.org.
Brand Library Plaza Concert Series. Brand Library Plaza Concert Series performances will take place at 7 p.m. on the Brand Library & Art Center Plaza. The Brand Library and Art Center is located at 1601 W. Mountain Street. Seating is limited to 75 - 90 people on a first-com basis; visitors are welcome to bring blankets or chairs and sit on the grassy hillsides in Brand Park. Performances are 60 - 90 minutes without intermission. Information: (818) 937-7888, (818) 548-2051 or www.brandlibrary.org.
Music on the Green at Americana at Brand. Music on the Green concerts, presented by Capital One, will take place Fridays and Saturdays from 6 - 9 p.m. and Sundays from 5 - 8 p.m. in the park area at Americana at Brand, Brand/Harvard. The concerts will include a variety of Jazz, R&B, Americana and Blues artists. Information: (818) 637-8982 or www.americanaatbrand.com.
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September 1, 2 and 3 - Labor Day Fiesta Hermosa. - Arts and crafts, three stages of live music, and beer and wine garden each day of Labor Day weekend. Fiesta is from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Pier/Hermosa Avenues; Pier Avenue main stage is at Pier Plaza/Strand, and the Beer Garden Stage is at 11th Street/Beach Drive. This year there also will be a stage in the Java Man Coffee House vicinity, 157 Pier Avenue. See website for full schedule and parking/shuttle details. Information: (310) 376-0951, www.fiestahermosa.net or www.hbchamber.net.
JAM Sessions at the Ford Theaters. JAM Sessions are free participatory events centered around music and movement. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. All ages/skill levels are welcome. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Programs (listed below) take place at 7 p.m. at the Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East. Information: (323) 461-3673 or www.fordtheatres.org.
September 1 - Labour of Love Music Festival. The Labor of Love Music Festival is a Christian music event. The festival will take place at Bolsa Chica State Beach at the north end near PCH/Warner. The festival is free and will include music, family activities, children's games, raffles and a car show. Artists appearing will include Matthew West, Jordan Feliz, Hollyn, Manafest and Anchored 247. Parking at the beach is $15, but there will also be free shuttles from Calvary Chapel at 16450 Pacific Coast Highway and the Boeing Company parking lot in Seal Beach, 2201 Seal Beach Boulevard. The festival is from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and shuttles will run from 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Information: (562) 592-1800 or www.labouroflovemusicfest.com.
September 8 - Huntington Beach Council on Aging Senior Saturday Festival. The annual event will feature entertainment by My Generation (British Invasion) and sponsor booths with information, products and services geared toward seniors. The event will take place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Pier Plaza at the Huntington Beach pier, Main Street/Pacific Coast Highway. Hosted by the Huntington Beach Council on Aging. Breakfast and lunch will be available for a nominal fee. Information: (714) 536-9387 or www.hbcoa.org.
Wednesdays and Thursdays through October 28 - Free Admission to Oktoberfest at Old World. Oktoberfest at Old World in Huntington Beach offers free admission and entertainment on Wednesdays and Thursdays through October (fee for food, beer, etc., and fee for entry on other nights). Oktoberfest features authentic German food, imported German beers, German bands, festivities, competitions, games and more. Old World is located at 7561 Center Avenue near Bella Terra. Information: (714) 895-8029, www.oldworld.ws or www.oldworld.ws/oktoberfest-orange-county.html.
Surfin' Sundays Concert Series - Sunday surf music concerts are either in the parking lot behind the Surf Museum, 411 Olive (off Main Street), or at Pier Plaza (Main/Pacific Coast Highway). See individual concert dates for details. Information: (714) 960-3483 or www.surfingmuseum.org.
Huntington Beach Concert Band Central Park Concert Series - Concerts begin at 5 p.m. in Central Park, 7111 Talbert at Golden West (behind the Huntington Beach main library). Information: (714) 891-6856, www.hbconcertband.org, or www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us
Performances at Bella Terra. - Music in the Amphitheater. Performances take place at the times listed in the amphitheater outside the Century Theaters. The Bella Terra Center's address is 7777 Edinger Avenue. Information: (714) 897-2534 or www.bellaterra-hb.com.
Ongoing, Tuesday Nights - Surf City Nights. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.
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September 15 - Inglewood Hispanic Heritage Festival. The City of Inglewood will host a Hispanic Heritage Festival from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Crozier Middle School, 120 W. Regent Street. The festival will include live entertainment by the Susie Hansen Latin Band from 2:30 - 3:45 and others, Aztec and Ballet Folklorico dancers, interactive and carnival style games, face painting, a classic car show, vendor booths, and Mexican food for sale. See website (city calendar) for full entertainment schedule. Information: (310) 412-8750 or www.cityofinglewood.org.
September 22 - Irvine Global Village Festival. The Irvine Global Village Festival will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Bill Barber Park at the Orange County Great Park (off the 5 Fwy at Sand Canyon; new location this year). There will be live entertainment by more than 100 performers on 5 stages, a kids village, international food vendors, an international marketplace, cultural exhibits, a world religions area and more. The festival is a mosaic of food, music and dance performances representing cultures from around the world; see full schedule of events on website. Admission and entertainment are free. Information: (949) 724-6606, www.irvinefestival.org, or www.cityofirvine.org.
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La Canada Flintridge 2018 Summer Music in the Park. Concerts take place on Sunday evenings from 6 - 8 p.m. in Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Boulevard. Information: (818) 790-8880 or www.lcf.ca.gov.
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September 15 - La Habra Heights Avocado Festival. The Festival will take place from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in La Habra Heights, home of the Haas Avocado, at The Park, 1885 Hacienda Road. The festival will include musical entertainment, a gardening expo, art gallery, health and safety displays, food trucks, a guacamole contest and activities for children. Information: www.facebook.com/lhhavofest or www.lhhia.org.
Noon Concerts at Biola University. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892 www.biola.edu/fine-arts or www.biola.edu, go to Conservatory of Music.
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Every Friday - La Puente Live. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: August 31 - Sedillo Band, September 7 - Rebellion de Guerrero, September 14 - Yankee Azteca, September 21 - Suave, and September 28 - Six Hot Live. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.
September 15 - LA County Arts Free Concerts in Public Places Double Batch Daddy (Folk/World/Pop/Jazz). The concert will take place from 2 - 3 p.m. at the La Verne Library, 3640 D Street. Information: (909) 596-1934 or www.lacountyarts.org.
Sunset Serenades Concert Series. Concerts will take place from 5:30 - sunset in the Heisler Park Rockpile Amphitheater (Cliff Drive/Myrtle). Information: (949) 497-0722 or www.lagunabeachcity.net.
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Lake Arrowhead Village Summer Concert Series - All performances (unless otherwise noted) take place from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Lake Arrowhead Village, 28200 Highway 189. Reserved seating is available for purchase; free open festival seating is in area behind tables. No leaving chairs in line overnight or prior to 6 a.m.; gates open to place chairs between 10 - 10:30 a.m. the morning of the concerts. Beach chairs and/or blankets are allowed in the festival seating area but not coolers. Information: (909) 337-2533, www.thelakearrowheadvillage.com or www.lakearrowheadvillage.co/events.html.
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September 15 - Lawndale Blues Festival. The Lawndale Blues Festival will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Jane Addams Park, 15114 Firmona Avenue. Performances will be: Brooks Project featuring Gregg Wright at 11 a.m., Awesome Blue at 12:15 p.m., Lawndale Blues Boys at 1:30 p.m., Electric Caravan at 2:45 p.m. and Moondogg at 4 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, and bring chairs and/or blankets for seating. No umbrellas/canopies once performances begin. Information: (310) 973-3270 or www.lawndalecity.org.
September 7 - Long Beach Community Concert Series. Knyght Ryder (Rock). The final concert in the summer series of community concerts will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way. Information: (562) 570-6300, (562) 570-3100, www.lbparks.org or www.100daysofsummer.org.
September 8 - Summer and Music Concerts. Summer and Music concludes the summer with Buskerfest. Local and regional bands will perform on four stages set up on flatbed trucks with minimal plugged-in equipment and will be busking for your wooden nickels. Cheer for your favorite acts and dance in the streets from 5 - 11 p.m. in the East Village Arts District, 1st and Linden Avenue. There also will be a free bike valet. Bands appearing will include The Blasters, Mike Watt and the Secondmen, Psychic Temple, Trulio Disgracias, Nectarines, Leann Skada, Janie, Slice, Delta Nove, Brother Pines, Steppe Bison and Chief White Lightning. Information: www.summerandmusic.com
September 20 - Live After Five. Live After Five is a series including live music, strolling entertainers, a free trolley and more. The event is part of the monthly series at The Loop (Ocean/Pine). See website for full entertainment line-up and additional information. This month's event will feature an evening of music programming by Music Tastes Good. Information: www.liveafterfive.org or www.theloopdtlb.com.
September 22 - 2nd Annual Fiesta in the Park. The Fiesta in the Park will take place from noon - 6 p.m. at Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st Street. There will be a variety of activities and vendors, food trucks, community resource booths and entertainment including the Susie Hansen Latin Band, CSULB Grupo Folklorico Mexica, Mariachi Alma y Corazon, Sitara Son and Son Cache. Information: (562) 570-7777, www.longbeach.gov/district7 or www.longbeach.gov/district7/news/2nd-annual-fiesta-in-the-park.
Seaside Summer Concert Series at Shoreline Village. Performances take place in the Off Boarwalk Stage at Shoreline Village, 429 Shoreline Village Drive. Performances are Fridays from 6 - 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. (unless otherwise noted), plus Sunday afternoon concerts from 2 - 5 p.m. Information: (562) 435-2668 or www.shorelinevillage.com.
Long Beach Towne Center Concerts. Performances at the Long Beach Towne Center take place in the Promenade area on Saturday nights from 6 - 8 p.m. The Long Beach Towne Center is located at 7575 Carson Boulevard. Information: www.longbeachtownecenter.net.
Shark Lagoon Nights at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Shark Lagoon Nights lets all ages enjoy live music while observing the sharks at Harbor Terrace. Please note: The Aquarium itself is not open during this time. Only the Shark Lagoon and restaurant/gift shop areas are open for the evening from 6 - 9 p.m.; music is from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and food/drinks are available for purchase. Aquarium address is 100 Aquarium Way. Information: (562) 590-3100 x0, or www.aquariumofthepacific.org.
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August 31, September 1 and 2 - West Adams Jazz and Music Festival. The festival, which started 16 years ago as a culturally diverse gathering of neighbors with picnic baskets is now a major event which last year drew over 5000 attendees. The festival takes place each evening from 6 p.m. - midnight at Adams Boulevard/7th Avenue and includes a wide variety of performances. See full line-up on Facebook page. Information: www.facebook.com/avenuesjazzmusicfestival.
August 31/September 7 - Dance Downtown/DJ Nights. Put on your dancing shoes and dance under the stars from 7 - 11 p.m. in Grand Park for Dance Downtown. This month's dances will be 90s Night on September 7. Beginning dance lessons at 7 p.m. and throughout the evening; dancing to live music or DJs (not specified which night will be live music or DJs) from 7:30 - 11 p.m. Dance floor is provided with space available on a first come, first served basis. Also on August 31 - DJ Nights with DJs spinning music in Grand Park from 9 p.m. - midnight; DJ Nosaj Thing on August 31. Information: (213) 972-3660, (213) 972-7211, www.musiccenter.org or www.grandparkla.org.
September 7 - Music at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. The Summer of Salsa series continues with Las Chikas (Salsa). LA Plaza de Cultura u Artes is located at 501 North Main Street. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert will start at 7 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Information: (888) 488-8083 or www.lapca.org.
September 9 - LA Opera Newcomer Open House. The open house will allow the public to explore all that the LA Opera has to offer. There will be a recital of opera favorites by members of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, a peek behind the curtain to see how opera is made, and a variety of activities. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The event is free but requires a reservation using the link on the LA Opera website (or by phone to the phone number listed). Information: (213) 972-8001 or www.laopera.org.
September 12 - City Beats. The lunchtime concerts curated by Anthony Valadez will take place every second Wednesday of the month through October from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Gas Company Tower, 555 W. 5th Street. DJ set with Anthony Valadez at 11:30 a.m., followed by a performance by up-and-coming musicians. Today: Jason Joseph (JJ, SuperSoul). Information: http://artsbrookfield.com.
September 15 and 16 - Mexican Independence Day Festival on Olvera Street. The Fiestas Patrias/Mexican Independence Day Celebration will take place from noon - 8 p.m. both days in the vicinity of the Plaza Kiosko at the El Pueblo Historical Monument (Olvera Street, across from Union Station). There will be ongoing entertainment (music and dance), arts and crafts displays, activities for children, food vendors and more. Information: www.elpueblo.lacity.org or www.facebook.com/elpueblola.
September 16 - Programs at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Family Days: Mexican Independence Day celebration. The program of entertainment and a variety of activities will take place from noon - 4 p.m. at LA Plaza de Cultura u Artes, 501 North Main Street. Information: (213) 542-6200 or www.lapca.org.
September 20 - Gibson Dunn Rush Hour Series at The Colburn School The Gibson Dunn Rush Hour series features the brightest stars of the future from the Conservatory of Music and Academy, including virtuoso soloists and various chamber music ensembles. This month's performance will be "Showstopping Solos." The performances will begin at 6 p.m. in Thayer Hall and will be followed by a post-concert reception. Reservations are required. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200, www.colburnschool.edu/performances/season-overview/rush-hour or www.colburnschool.edu, go to events.
September 21 - Latin American Heritage Celebration. The Latin American Heritage Celebration will take place from 1:30 - 4 p.m. in the Hill Street courtyard of Angelus Plaza, 255 South Hill Street. There will be a performance by the Susie Hansen Latin Band, salsa dance instruction, art, food vendors and Spanish language table. Information: (213) 623-4352 or www.angelusplaza.org.
September 21, 25 and 29 - Programs at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. On September 21 from 6 - 9 p.m., a screening of "Variedades on Olvera Street," a look at Los Angeles' Olvera Street, will include a live music performance by La Victoria. On September 25, The International Day of the Bracero celebration from 7 - 9 p.m. Join ex-braceros, their families and supporters in an evening of remembrance, celebration, music and refreshments. On September 29 from 6 - 10 p.m., a screening of "Born in East LA," based on Cheech Marin's song of the same name. The event will include music by Voodoo Sindicate featuring Rudy Moreno. Film starts at dusk. LA Plaza de Cultura u Artes is located at 501 North Main Street. Information: (213) 542-6200, www.lapca.org or www.facebook.com/laplazala.
September 26 - Acoustic Caffeine. Acoustic Caffeine concerts take place every 4th Wednesday of the month from 1 - 2 p.m. (March - October) in the Bank of America plaza, 333 S. Hope Street. The concerts will feature musicians from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO). Complimentary coffee will be provided by Starbucks. Information: http://artsbrookfield.com.
September 30 - Celebrate LA. The LA Phil will kick off its centennial celebration with a massive eight-mile street party connecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Hollywood Bowl. The epic festival, in conjunction with CicLAvia, will include eight miles of LA roads closed to cars and open to biking, walking, skating, etc. There will be six hub areas (Walt Disney Concert Hall, Levitt Pavilion LA, Koreatown, Melrose, Hollywood and the Hollywood Bowl) with performance stages, art installations, food trucks, family-friendly activities and more. See websites listed for additional route and performance/activity information. Information: www.laphil.com/celebratela or www.ciclavia.org.
Most Wednesdays - Midday Organ Recital at Our Lady of Angels Cathedral. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. on most Wednesdays. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org
Every Thursday - Noontime Organ Recital at FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles - The Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park returns for the summer with concerts Thursday through Sunday nights. On Thursday through Saturday concerts begin at 7 p.m. On Sunday concerts begin at 4 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). The Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park is located in the northwest corner of the park near the intersection of West 6th Street and S. Park View Street (just west of downtown Los Angeles). Information: (213) 201-6111 or www.levittla.org.
USC Thornton School of Music Performances - Performances take place in a variety of locations on the USC campus (see individual performances). All concerts are free and open to the public (exceptions are noted). Parking on campus is $12. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.music.usc.edu or www.usc.edu/music.
Performances at The Colburn School - Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. See individual event information for time and location. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.
September 9 - Little Ethiopia Cultural Street Festival The celebration of the Ethiopian New Year will take place from noon - 8 p.m. on Fairfax Avenue between Olympic Boulevard and Whitworth Drive. There will be cultural performances, art and crafts, and Ethiopian cuisine for sale. Information: (310) 877-3530, (323) 360-4431, or www.littleethio.com.
September 22 - TARFEST 2018. TARFEST, a music and art festival, will take place from 1 - 7:30 p.m. at La Brea Tar Pits Park, 5801 Wilshire Boulevard. The event will include live music by Wild, Caught a Ghost, Smoke Season, Jane Holiday and Freedom Fry, live painting demonstrations, a variety of family-friendly/crafts activities, a beer garden and bar, and food trucks. Information: www.tarfest.com or www.launchla.org.
September 23 - Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra. Members of the 30-person ensemble perform music on recorders ranging from a 9-inch Sopranino to an 8-foot plus SubContraBass. The "Here and There" program will include music of our time from around the world and explore how the rules have changed from music of earlier times. The program will take place at 4 p.m. at St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 3590 Grand View Boulevard. The same concert will be performed in Fullerton on September 16. Information: (562) 773-2265 or www.larohome.org; also www.stbedesla.org.
Jazz at LACMA - Jazz at LACMA concerts are from 6 - 8 p.m. in the BP Grand Entrance of the Los
Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wishire Boulevard. Information: (323) 857-6115 or www.lacma.org.
August 31 - Sara Gazarek September 7 - LA Jazz Treasure Award - Barbara Morrison September 14 - Theo Croker September 21 - Trane Stories - A Salute to John Coltrane September 28 - Janis Mann
August 31 - Sara Gazarek
September 7 - LA Jazz Treasure Award - Barbara Morrison
September 14 - Theo Croker
September 21 - Trane Stories - A Salute to John Coltrane
September 28 - Janis Mann
Latin Sounds Concert Series at LACMA. The Latin Sounds series presents performances of a variety of styles of Latin music. The outdoor concerts are from 5 - 7 p.m. on Saturdays in the Hancock Park area of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wishire Boulevard. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics. Information: (323) 857-6000, (323) 857-6115 or www.lacma.org.
"Sundays Live" Chamber Music Series - Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.
Los Angeles Farmers Market Summer Concerts - Friday night Summer Music concerts take place from 7 - 9 p.m. on the West Patio of the Los Angeles Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd at Fairfax. Information: (323) 933-9211 or www.farmersmarketla.com.
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September 16 - East LA Mexican Independence Day Parade and Celebration. The East LA Mexican Independence Day parade is the oldest and largest Hispanic parade in the country. The parade will take place starting at 10 a.m. on Cesar Chavez Boulevard from Mednik to Gage Avenue. The festival following the parade will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Mednik between Cesar Chavez Boulevard and 1st Street. The festival will include performances throughout the day, arts and crafts, merchandise and food vendors and more. Information: (323) 587-6177, www.cmcplosangeles.org or www.facebook.com/CMCPLA.
September 29 and 30 - Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo's 5th Annual Latin Jazz and Music Festival. The Festival will take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. at Sycamore Grove Park, 4702 N. Figueroa Street. Saturday bands will be: the Bravo High School Latin Jazz Band, Bull Dogs, Cold Duck, Robert Incelli Salsa Orchestra, Quetzal, Mongorama, Boogaloo Assassins and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra. Sunday bands will be the HOLA Youth Ensemble, Claudia Gonzalea as CAVA, Katia Moraes and Brazilian Hearts, Susie Hansen Latin Band, Dayren Santamaria/Made in Cuba, Selenamos and La Sonora Dinamita with Vilma Diaz. Information: (323) 550-1538 or www.gilcedillo.com.
September 29 and 30 - Simon Rodia Day of the Drum Festival and Watts Towers Jazz Festival The Day of the Drum festival will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., and The Watts Towers Jazz Festival will take place on Sunday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The Watts Towers Jazz Festival features performances from both established and emerging artists from the area. Both events will take place at the Watts Towers Arts Center, 1727 E. 107th Street in Watts, and there will be children's activites, tours of the towers, a drum circle, and art exhibits and vendors, and food available for purchase. See the full performance line-up on the Festival website closer to the date of the event. There is easy access to the facility from the Metro Blue Line. Information: (213) 847-4646 or www.wattstowers.org.
September 2 - UCLA Hammer Museum Programs. The Portal. Performer Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs will assemble a mothers' choir musing on the complicated tropes and tripouts of the meaning of mother. The program will take place from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard. Information: (310) 443-7000 or www.hammer.ucla.edu.
September 7 - Annenberg After Hours. Last chance for the public to see the exhibit "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America's Library!" The event will include live music, a documentary screening with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Library of Congress and 440 thought-provoking images that span the history of our nation and the art of photography itself. Annenberg After Hours will take place from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars #10 in Century City. An RSVP is required, but since entry is granted on a first-come basis until capacity is reached, an RSVP does not guarantee entry. Prompt arrival is encouraged. Information: (213) 403-3000, www.annenbergphotospace.org or www.eventbrite.com/e/annenberg-after-hours-tickets-48890561987.
September 12 - UCLA Fowler Museum Programs. Mindtravel: Live-to-headphones "silent" piano sunset concert. Experience a meditative improvisational concert on the Fowler Terrace as the sun sets overlooking UCLA's north campus. Composer and pianist Murray Hidary's real-time piano compositions will be beamed directly to your MindTravel headphones (provided), allowing you to kick back and take in the surroundings. The program will take place from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., and an RSVP is required (use links on the event page on the Fowler website). Information: (310) 825-4361 or www.fowler.ucla.edu.
September 15 - "Off the 405" at the Getty Center. "Off the 405" programs include performances by emerging bands and DJs, open galleries and a cash bar. This month's program will be: Vagabon (Indie Pop). The event will take place from 6 - 9 p.m. in the museum courtyard. Parking is $15 or $10 after 5 p.m. Reservations are not required. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.
Sunset Concerts at the Skirball - The summer concerts feature musical traditions from the U.S. and around the globe. Concerts take place at the Skirball Cultural Center (N. Sepulveda Blvd. off the 405 Freeway) on Thursdays at 8 p.m. Doors open and dublab DJ sets at 6:30. Limited seating is available on a first-come basis, and no outside chairs are allowed. Parking is $10 per car (cash only), and galleries are open until 10 p.m., including free admission to the Jim Henson and Leonard Bernstein exhibits. No street parking in area neighborhoods. Information: (310) 440-4500 or www.skirball.org
Manhattan Beach Summer Concert Series - Concerts are on Sundays from 5 - 7 p.m. in Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Blvd./Redondo Ave. Concert flyer indicates all bands are subject to change. Information: (310) 802-5406, (310) 802-5000, www.citymb.info or http://www.citymb.info/concerts.
September 15 - Westchester Arts and Music Block Party. The Westchester Arts and Music Block Party will take place from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Emerson Avenue between W. 80th Street and W. 80th Place. There will be live music and dance performances, art display, food and merchandise vendors, activities for children, garden tours, food trucks and a beer and wine garden. Performances will include Jetpack (Surf), Spelles (Alt Rock), Ry Bradley (Country), The Deltaz (Rock/Blues), and Undecided Future (Pop/Funk). Information: (310) 641-8556 or www.wamblockparty.org.
Every Thursday - Beach Eats/Food Truck Thursdays with Live Music. Beach Eats is a weekly food truck gathering at the Marina Del Rey "Mother's" Beach. Events are from 5 - 9 p.m., and this year there will be live music from 6 - 8 p.m. Entertainment will be: August 30 - Unkle Monkey (Tropical/Beach), September 6 - Cali Conscious (Beach Reggae), September 13 - Upstream (Reggae/Caribbean), September 20 - Cali Conscious (Beach Reggae) and September 27 - Unkle Monkey (Tropical/Beach). Bring your own chair for seating. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.
Fisherman's Village Concert Series. - Outdoor performances are from 2 - 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545, visitor information, or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.
Symphonic Thursdays and Pop Saturdays. Concerts are at 7 p.m. waterside at Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way. No free parking in area, but ample paid parking in area lots. Symphonic Thursdays feature the Marina Del Rey Summer Symphony, with music director and conductor Frank Fetta. Information: (310) 305-9545, http://marinadelrey.lacounty.gov or www.visitmarinadelrey.com".
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September 15 - Montebello ArtFest. The Montebello ArtFest will take place from noon - 6 p.m. at Montebello City Park, 1401 W. Whittier Boulevard. There will be live music, art sales/exhibitions, workshops, giveaways, a car show, mural installations and more. Information: www.keepingtheculturealive.com/art-fest or www.facebook.com/artwalkmtb.
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September 9 - Concerts on the Green. Desperado (Eagles Tribute). This concert will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the civic green at the Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive (off Avocado). Bring blankets/low-back beach chairs; picnics are welcome. Information: (949) 644-3211 x2156, (949) 644-3309 or www.newportbeachca.gov.
September 23 - Sunday Musicale at the Newport Beach Public Library. Soul Language. The trio bridges the gap between Bossa Nova, Samba and Brazilian contemporary music. The concert will take place from 3 - 4 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room of the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue. Information: (949) 717-3800 or www.newportbeachlibrary.org.
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September 15 - Ontario Festival of the Arts. The City of Ontario and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art will partner to present the inaugural Ontario Festival of the Arts. The event will take place from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the Arts District area around 217 S. Lemon Street (near the Ontario Museum of History and Art). The day will include artist booths, art demonstrations and instruction, maker machines, displays of historical artifacts and ephemera, mini walking tours, live musical performances, food trucks and a beer and wine garden. Information: www.ontarioarts.org/festival.
September 17 - Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band. "A Tribute to Neil Diamond." The Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band, directed by Dr. Gabe Petrocelli, will present their first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. The performance for the special concert will take place at the Town Square Bandshell in downtown Ontario. The bandshell is located just southeast of the Jack Mercer Bandstand (gazebo) on Euclid between "C" and "D" Streets. The show will include performances by Neil Diamond tribute artist Dean Colley/Hot August Night, The Dogs and the Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band performing a number of Neil Diamond hits. Information: (909) 226-5748, www.showband.net or www.ci.ontario.ca.us.
September 21 and 22 - Route 66 Cruisin' Reunion. The Route 66 Cruise Reunion car show and festival will take place on Friday from 5 - 11 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - midnight along Euclid Avenue in downtown Ontario (between Holt and "I" Streets). There will be over 1000 classic and muscle cars on display plus live music, vendor booths, raffles, food for purchase, "Splash Dogs" shows and more. Friday performances will be local "Rockstars of Tomorrow" from 5 - 7 p.m. on the G Street Stage, and Chicago Tribute Experience (Chicago Tribute) from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and Bluffet (Buffet Tribute) from 9 - 11 p.m. in Ontario Town Square. Saturday performances will be Rockstars of Tomorrow from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the G Street Stage, and The Alley Cats (Doo Wop) from 5 - 6 p.m., My Generation (British Invasion) from 6 - 7 p.m., Hotel California (Eagles Tribute) from 7:30 - 9:15 p.m. and Voyage (Journey Tribute) from 9:30 - 11 p.m. in Ontario Town Square. See website for full entertainment schedule. Information: (800)867-8366, www.route66cruisinreunion.com or www.ci.ontario.ca.us.
August 31, September 1 and 2 - Orange International Street Fair. The Orange International Street Fair will take place on Friday from 5 - 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. in the blocks surrounding the Orange traffic circle at Glassell/Chapman Avenue. The event includes multiple blocks of international food and music organized around country themes, including multiple music stages. Please note: this event tends to be VERY crowded, and comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended. Parking can be found in local residential neighborhoods and for a fee in several nearby public parking lots. See website for full entertainment schedule and other event information. Information: www.orangestreetfair.org.
September 5 and 9 - St. John's Concert Series. On September 5 from noon - 12:30 p.m., midweek organ concert. The new concerts will take place on the first Wednesday of every month. On September 9 - Organ Concert: "From Sea to Shining Sea." The history of the USA will be presented by Dr. Jeannine and David Jordan through the performance of organ music and visuals of American history. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary at St. John's Lutheran Church, Center/Almond. Information: (714) 288-4431 or www.stjohnsorange.org.
September 23 - South Bay Chamber Music Society Concerts. Los Angeles Wind Octet performing works by Ibart, Mozart, Daniel Wood and Beethoven. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. at the Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalaga in Rancho Palos Verdes. Information: (310) 376-2169 or www.palosverdes.com/sbcms.
September 4 - Tuesday Musicale at the Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday Musicale monthly recitals include voice, piano solo, instrumental and chamber music performances. The performances will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Donald Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Central Library on Walnut. Information: (626) 398-0658 or www.tuesdaymusicale.org.
September 6 - Goldline Concert Series at Lake Avenue Church. The Goldline Concert Series takes place the first Thursday of every month from 12 - 12:45 p.m. at Lake Avenue Church, 393 N. Lake Avenue. This month's performance will feature "Rising Stars." There will be performances by Holly Campbell, soprano, Jared Cheng, cello, and Kraig Long, string bass. Information: (626) 844-4721 or www.lakeave.org.
Pasadena Presbyterian Church Music at Noon Concerts. - Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.
Pasadena Senior Center's Live Music at the Scott Pavilion. - Concerts take place on Monday nights from 6 - 7 in the air-conditioned Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly at Raymond. Seating for 250 with room for dancing. Information: (626) 795-4331 or www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
The Levitt Pavilion Pasadena is now The Pasadena Pavilion for the Performing Arts. No additional information is available at this time.
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Pico Rivera Summer Street Fest. The Summer Street Fest takes place Friday nights in August from 5 - 10 p.m. (music starts at 5:30 p.m.) on Mines Avenue between Rosemead Boulevard and Lindsey Avenue. There will be concerts, a marketplace, exhibitors, activities for children, a beer garden and food available for purchase. Information: (562) 801-4430 or www.pico-rivera.org.
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Pomona Concert Band Summer Concerts. Concerts are held on Thursdays at 8 p.m. in Ganesha Park, 1575 N. White Avenue, at the G. Stan Selby Bandshell behind the Community Center Building. Parking and admission are free. See website for program information for individual concerts. Information: (909) 620-2321, www.pomonaconcertband.com or www.ci.pomona.ca.us.
September 15 - LA County Arts Free Concerts in Public Places Lisa Haley and the Zydecats (Zydeco). The concert will take place from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Hacienda Heights Library, 16010 La Monde Street in Hacienda Heights. Phone number included is library phone. Information: (626) 968-9356 or www.lacountyarts.org.
September 11 - September 11 Remembrance Ceremony. The September 11 Remembrance Ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the Freedom Courtyard at Central Park, 11200 Base Line Road. The program will include a reading of remembrance, "The Last Alarm," and an RCFD Honor Guard and Pipes and Drums Tribute. Information: (909) 477-2770, www.rcfire.org or www.cityofrc.us.
September 28 - Hispanic Heritage Night. The Rancho Cucamonga Hispanic Heritage celebration program will take place from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Drive. The program will include musical performances, crafts, cultural activities and more. Admission is free, but free tickets are required and will be available in advance at both Rancho Cucamonga libraries. Information: (909) 477-2720 x3907, www.cityofrc.us/cityhall/lib/biane/default.asp or www.cityofrc.us.
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September 23 - University of Redlands Performances. Guest Artist Recital: Drew Petersen, piano. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.redlands.edu/artsatredlands.
September 8 - Redondo Pier Chalk Art Festival. The Chalk Art Festival will take place from noon - 4 p.m. on the Redondo Pier. There will be chalk artiss, music and prizes. Chalk available for first 150 to sign in. Information: www.riversideca.gov/museum.
Redondo Pier Summer Concerts Concerts are Thursdays and Saturdays at the Redondo Beach Pier from 6 to 8 p.m. All concerts are at the West End of the pier except for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays when they will be at the Octagon, where the pier meets the Boardwalk (below Kincaid's). Bring a beach chair or blanket. Information: www.redondopier.com or www.facebook.com/redondopier.
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Riverside Plaza Performances. Performances take place from 6 - 8 p.m. on Saturdays at Riverside Plaza, 3545 Central Avenue between Riverside Avenue and DeAnza. Information: (951) 683-1066 or www.shopriversideplaza.com.
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September 28 - California Native American Day Celebration. The California Native American Day Celebration will take place from 6 - 9 p.m. at California State University San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway. The celebration of California Indian culture, heritage and family is open to the public and will include traditional bird songs, music, art and Native American food vendors. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for outdoor seating. Information: (909) 537-7204 or www.nativeamericanday.org.
August 30 - San Clemente Music and Movies Series Tunnel Vision. Concerts will take place at 6 p.m. on the sand at the San Clemente Pier. Smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Information: (949) 361-8264 or www.san-clemente.org.
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August 31, September 1 and 2 - San Gabriel Mission Fiesta. The San Gabriel Mission Fiesta will take place Friday from 5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday from noon - midnight and Sunday from noon - midnight at the San Gabriel Mission, 428 S. Mission Drive. There will be large and small rides, food vendors and carnival games (fee); admission and entertainment are free. Friday night entertainment will include Mariachi Herradura de Plata at 6:15 p.m., Big Daddy T (Blues) at 7:30 p.m., and the Susie Hansen Latin Band (Latin Jazz) at 9 p.m. Saturday evening entertainment will include the San Gabriel Mission Marimba Ensemble at 6 p.m., The Storytellers/In Crowd at 7:30 p.m., and Mestizo LA (West Coast Salsa) at 9:30 p.m. Sunday evening entertainment will include Chico (Latin/Variety) at 7:30 p.m. and the ACE Band at 9 p.m. See website for full schedule. Information: (626) 457-3035, www.sangabrielmissionfiesta.org or www.sangabrielmission.org.
September 14 - Mexican Independence Day Concert. Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at the Mission Playhouse with performances by Trio Ellas (Mariachi/Variety) and Nancy Sanchez (Latin Pop/Jazz). The program will take place at 6 p.m. outdoors at the Mission Playhouse, 320 South Mission Drive. Information: (626) 308-2865 or www.missionplayhouse.org.
September 29 - 30 - San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival The San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 10 p.m. at a new location for 2018 - the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, 25925 Camino del Avion. There will be Greek food and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, activities for children, vendors and exhibits. Free admission and parking. Information: (949) 542-3445 or www.sjcgreekfest.org.
San Juan Capistrano Summer Nights - All performances take place from 6 - 8 p.m. in historic Town Center Park, 31852 El Camino Real. Information: (949) 493-5911 or www.sanjuancapistrano.org.
There is no information for San Marino at this time. Please check back later.
August 31 - September 3 - LA Fleet Week. LA Fleet week is a free public event celebrating our U.S. armed forces at our nation's #1 port, the Port of Los Angeles. The event welcomes active military ships and personnel to the LA Waterfront and features ship tours, military equipmemt demonstrations, live music and entertainment, educational activities and more. Friday entertainment will include the Navy Band Southwest, Michaela Paige and Jo Kross; Saturday entertainment will include the Navy Band Southwest, The Wingtips, One Ten South, Steve Morris and The Beach Boys (all free tickets for this concert have been distributed), followed by a laser light show; Sunday entertainment will include Bay Side High Navy Band Southwest, Soul Sacrifice (Santana Tribute) and Rich Girl (Hall and Oates Tribute); Monday entertainment will include Brent Payne (Country), Fautlines featuring Ashley Morgan, a USO Show Troupe and the Navy Band Southwest. See website for full schedule of all events, entertainment, and activities. Information: www.lafleetweek.com.
September 21 - South Bay Chamber Music Society Concerts. Los Angeles Wind Octet performing works by Ibart, Mozart, Daniel Wood and Beethoven. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. in the Los Angeles Harbor College Music Recital Hall, 111 Figueroa Place in Wilmington. See website for directions to the campus. Information: (310) 376-2169, www.palosverdes.com/sbcms or www.lahc.cc.ca.us.
September 22 and 23 - San Pedro Festival of the Arts. The San Pedro Festival of the Arts is a free festival dedicated to the arts, showcasing dance, music and crafts. The event will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday at a new location for 2018: Berths 88 and 89 across from the Battleship IOWA, 250 S. Harbor Boulevard. There will be dance performances, musical entertainment and more. Featured musical performance will be on Sunday at 4:15 p.m. by The Urban Renewal Project (Soul/Jazz/Hip Hop). Information: (213) 385-1171 or http://triartsp.com.
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September 2 - Family Festival at the Bowers Museum. The Bowers Museum presents Family Festivals on the first Sunday of the month including live music and/or dance performances, arts and crafts and other activities from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Festivals take place in the Museum courtyard. This month's festival will be an international jazz festival. Performances will be: Steve Johnson Quintet (American Jazz Favorites) at noon, Yukiko and friends (Japanese) at 1 p.m., and Charmaine Clamor (Jazzipino) at 2 p.m. Please note: the festivals no longer include complimentary admission to the museum. The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 N. Main Street. Information: (714) 567-3600 or www.bowers.org.
September 15 and 16 - Fiestas Patrias 2018. The 40th Anniversary Fiestas Patrias celebration will take place from noon - 10 p.m. on Saturday and noon - 10 p.m. on Sunday at a new location: the Santa Ana Civic Stadium and Flower Street. The main stage will be located on the stadium, and the street fair with 50+ food and merchandise vendors, will take place on Flower Street from Civic Stadium Boulevard to Santa Ana Boulevard. There will be performances on two different stages. The Fiestas Patrias Parade will take place on Sunday from 4 - 6 p.m. beginning at 15th and Main and continuing on Main Street in Santa Ana. See website for additional information. Information: (714) 571-4227, www.santa-ana.org/parks/fiestas or www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us.
There is no information for Santa Clarita at this time. Please check back later.
September 14 - Fiestas Patrias Celebration. The Fiestas Patrias celebrating Mexico's independence from Spain will take place from 6 - 11 p.m. at Town Center Plaza at the Santa Fe Springs Civic Center, 11740 E. Telegraph Road. The program will include mariachi music, folklorico dancers, game booths, and Mexican food available for purchase. There will be a special shuttle for the event from Los Nietos Park, and festivities will begin with the traditional "Grito." Information: (562) 692-0261 or www.santafesprings.org.
September 2 - Broad Fest. Broad Fest is a community festival which includes free music and dance performances, food trucks and activities for kids and adults alike. The event will take place from 2 - 7 p.m. at The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street. Parking is free. There will be performances by Jungle Fire (Afro-Caribbean), Element Band and Ara Dabandjian (Armenian), Adaawe (All-Female Percussion/Vocals + Drum Circle), the SMC Global Motion Dancers and others. See website for full entertainment line-up. Information: (310) 434-3200 or www.thebroadstage.org.
Santa Monica Public Library Performances - Programs take place in the MLK Jr. Auditorium of the main branch of the Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard (unless otherwise noted). See individual performance information for performance times. Information: (310) 458-8600 or www.smpl.org
Live Music at the Sunday Farmers Market. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.
Twilight on the Pier. Twilight on the Pier will take place from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for six weeks. The 2018 series will spotlight the best and brightest SoCal has to offer and unique artists from around the world. Each night of the series will be a pier-wide festival, complete with immersive art, food offerings, a beer and spirits garden, games and interactive activations along the Pier promenade. Information: www.santamonicapier.org or www.santamonicapier.org/twilight.
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South El Monte Summer Concert Series - Concerts are from 6 - 9 p.m. in Mary Van Dyke Park, 1819 N. Central Avenue, or at Shively Middle School, 1431 Central. Information: (626) 579-2043 or www.cityofsouthelmonte.org
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September 23 - Western Days Temecula Western Days celebrates the city's heritage from a ranch town with pony rides, street vendors, entertainers and the Old Town Temecula Gunfighters high noon shoot-out. The event will take place from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Town Square Park, 41000 Main Street, and Old Town Temecula. Information: (951) 694-6444, 888-TEMECULA or www.temeculaca.gov.
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September 7 - Classical Crossroads Concerts: First Fridays at First! Classical Crossroads concerts are held at the First Lutheran Church of Torrance, 2900 W. Carson Street (on the south side of Carson just east of Maple). Today's concert, First Fridays at First!, will take place from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. and will feature organist Namhee Han. Information: (310) 316-5573 or www.palosverdes.com/classicalcrossroads.
September 8 - Torrance Concerts in the Park. The City of Torrance will present a series of three concerts on July 14 and August 12 and September 8. Concerts will take place from 4 - 6 p.m., and Wilson Park is located at 2200 Crenshaw Boulevard. Today's band: Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Band (Jazz). Information: (310) 618-2376 or www.torranceca.gov/culturalservices.
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September 21, 22 and 23 - Venice Afterburn. Venice Afterburrn is a Burning Man regional event celebrating arts and community with mutant vehicles, installations and music. The event will take place on September 21 and 22 from 2 - 10 p.m. and September 23 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. in Windward Plaza in Venice Beach. Afterburn is entirely sponsor free and is open to all burners and non-burners, blending the burner art with the vibrant Venice Beach artist community. Information: www.veniceafterburn.com or www.venicechamber.net.
September 30 - Abbot Kinney Festival. The Abbot Kinney Festival includes arts and crafts for children, four stages of music (including a children's stage), food vendors/food trucks, beer gardens, artisan vendors and more. The event will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Venice Boulevard and Main Street. See website for complete entertainment and activity schedules. Information: (310) 310-0982 or www.abbotkinney.org.
September 29 - LA County Arts Free Concerts in Public Places Jessica Fichot (French Chanson/Jazz). The concert will take place from 2 - 3 p.m. at the Walnut Library, 21155 La Puente Road. Phone number listed is library phone number. Information: (909) 595-0757 or www.lacountyarts.org.
There is no information for West Covina at this time. Please check back later.
West Hollywood "Summer Sounds" Concerts. Concerts are 5 p.m. June and July "Summer at Plummer" concerts will take place at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard. August and September "Jazz at Kings Road" concerts will take place at Kings Road Park, 1000 N. Kings Road. Information: (310) 848-6883 or www.weho.org/arts
September 8 - Dia de la Familia. The Dia de la Familia celebration will take place from 1 - 5 p.m. at Sigler Park, 7200 Plaza Street. There will be live music, folklorico dancers, and a variety of family activities. The event offers the opportunity for city residents and members from surrounding communities to particpate in a cultural celebration of family and friends. Information: (714) 895-2860 or http://www.westminster-ca.gov.
September 30 - Whittier Regional Symphony. The Rio Hondo Symphony is now the Whittier Regional Symphony, Kimo Furumoto, conductor. The program for the first concert of the season will be Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 presented in its entirety. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in the Vic Lopez Auditorium of Whittier High School, 12417 E. Philadelphia Street. Information: (562) 698-8626 or www.riohondosymphony.org.
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September 11 - Nixon Library September 11 Remebrance Event The program honoring the heroes and lost of the September 11 tragedy will take place at 11 a.m. at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. The program will include remarks by the new OC Fire Authority Chief Brian Finnesey and OC Undersheriff Don Barnes, Presentation of Colors and a variety of patriotic musical selections performed by a near-200-member chorus. This one of the Southern California's largest 9/11 programs, and an RSVP via the link is library website recommended. Information: (714) 364-1120, (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.
September 15 and 16 - Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival. The Dozynki Harvest Festival will take place from noon - 11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pope John Paul II Polish Center, 3999 Rose Drive (one block south of Imperial Highway). There will be authentic Polish foods and beer, Polish music and folk dancers in traditional costumes, and more. The event is a celebration of bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th Century Poland and is celebrated in Polish communities throughout the world. Information: (714) 996-8161 or www.polishcenter.org.
Nixon Library Family Concert Series - All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.
There is no information for Yucaipa at this time. Please check back later.
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ONE FINAL THOUGHT ON THE CONCERTS: All of the concerts in the listings are free to the general public, and there are some truly outstanding programs. However, many of the groups and organizations sponsoring these concerts incur substantial costs in bringing them to you year after year. Donations which allow them to continue their tradition of bringing quality music to the general public at no charge are appreciated.
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