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LOS ANGELES MUSIC Calendar
Current Music Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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DETAILS 05/24/2019 to 05/26/2019
LOS ANGELES JAZZ INSTITUTE BIG BAND FESTIVAL

5400 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 909-939-0777 - $25/concert - This year's LA Jazz Institute Festival, May 24-26, is all about the big bands of the West and features LA's top big bands during a three-day jazz extravaganza with concerts, panel discussions, and hi ....

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05/22/2019
ALICIA WITT AT HOTEL CAFE

1623 1/2 N Cahuenga Blvd 3234612040 - $10 - Alicia Witt has played her piano-driven rock all over the world for the past 10 years, including opening for Ben Folds Five, John Fullbright and Jimmy Webb. Her most recent release, 15,000 Days, was ....

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05/22/2019
NATHAN CARTER: CELTIC COUNTRY

4401 W. 8th Street 4163233574 - $25 - $55 - Don’t miss Irish phenomenon Nathan Carter’s action-packed live show at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on May 22! Backed by his stellar 6-piece band and with special guest Chloë Agnew (Celtic Woman), Na ....

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05/23/2019
SOFAR SOUNDS AT THE AMERICANA AT BRAND

889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210 - - Shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, The Americana at Brand, is partnering with Sofar Sounds LA to host a secret show on
Thursday, May 23rd at 8PM. Sofar Sounds reimagines a live conc ....


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05/23/2019
JUMP CITY AND THE HIGHWAY HORNS CLASSIC ROCK BAND

443 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, 91104 818-749-7318 - Free Concert - Get ready to Rock Pasadena with Jump City and the Highway Horns, one of the best Classic Rock Bands Ever!!! About this Event Coming to the Mixx in Pasadena, a Special one time event with The West Coa ....

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05/23/2019
LANG LANG & BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 4

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Lang Lang, piano About This Performance
Dudamel leads Haydn’s glorious final symphony and collaborates with the iconic Lang Lang on Beeth ....


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05/24/2019
LANG LANG & BEETHOVEN “EMPEROR”

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Lang Lang, piano About This Performance
With Haydn’s magnificent final symphony and Beethoven’s majestic final piano concerto, Dudamel a ....


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05/25/2019
YOU WIN OR YOU DIE: TALES OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS AND BEYOND

11110 Victory Bl., North Hollywood, 91606 323 513 6284 - $10.00 - Celtic Arts Center friend Becky Bishop is coming into town from Portland to play a live performance of Game of Thrones inspired songs — both original and song covers from the series. The music is in ....

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05/25/2019
CAROL BACH-Y-RITA

1417 W. 8th St San Pedro 90732 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Be ready for a lush and swinging show. Beautiful interpretations of the best of the American Songbook, and a frolic through the gorgeous music of Brazil, featuring a world class band. Tickets are ava ....

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05/25/2019
FLUXUS: RAGNAR KJARTANSSON BLISS

631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
Christopher Rountree, conductor
wild Up, performer
Ragnar Kjartansson ,director
Additional artists to be announced  About This Performance
The final aria of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro is on ....


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05/26/2019
PASADENA PRO MUSICA - THE CREATION

585 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101 (213) 458-5433 - $20.00; Children 10 and under free - Pasadena Pro Musica brings artistic director Scott Lehmkuhl's first season to a conclusion with Haydn's oratorio THE CREATION scored for full orchestrs, chorus, and a tro of soloists. A pre-concert t ....

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05/26/2019
ZEBULON CAFE PROUDLY PRESENTS TROMBONIST PHIL RANELIN'S 80TH BIRTHDAY & WIDE HIVE RECORDS VINYL RECORD RELEASE PARTY

2478 Fletcher Drive Los Angeles. 90039 - $20 - 25.00 - Zebulon Cafe Proudly Presents Trombonist Phil Ranelin's 80th Birthday & Wide Hive Records Vinyl Record Release Party
Sunday May 26th 8 PM, Former Freddie Hubbard Sideman And Tribe Records Co-founder ....


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05/26/2019
SUMO PRINCESS ALBUM RELEASE PARTY

2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, 90057 (323) 667-1344 - $10 - Fresh from their tour opening for The Meat Puppets on the East Coast; Sumo Princess return to their hometown to celebrate the release of their new album “When an Electric Storm” Sumo Princess, Abby ....

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05/26/2019
DAVID GARFIELD: OUTSIDE THE BOX

1417 W. 8th St San Pedro 90732 310-833-7538 - $30.00 - David Garfield will be presenting a variety of contemporary music, both original and covers, performed by world class musicians. This is a show not to miss . Some of the music will be from the recent ....

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05/25/2019 to 05/26/2019
MASSES BY HAYDN & BEETHOVEN

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Ailyn Pérez, soprano
Anna Larsson, mezzo-soprano
David Portillo, tenor
Matthias Goerne, bass-baritone
Los Angeles Master Chorale 
Grant Ge ....


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05/28/2019
BOB HOLZ BAND AT CATALINA JAZZ !

6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 3234662210 - 20.00 - Fresh off the February release of his new album Silverthorne on MVD Audio,drummer Bob Holz has assembled a super group for this special show at Catalina Jazz Club. Joining Bob are Brandon Fields (sa ....

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05/30/2019
VISUAL SOUND BATH 360 AT WISDOME W/ TORKOM JI + MICHAEL STRAUSS

1147 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, 90013 - $30 - The original VISUAL SOUND BATH experience expands into new dimensions of sight and sound with immersive 360 fulldome projections at WISDOME. About this Event VISUAL SOUND BATH is an exploration of wh ....

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05/30/2019
MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL OPENING CONCERT WITH DEREK PARAVICINI

7600 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92093 619-239-0100 - $50. - The opening concert of the Mainly Mozart Festival features blind and autistic piano virtuoso Derek Paravicini. Know as "The Human Jukebox" he has performed in concert halls across Europe and the US. ....

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05/30/2019
SOFIA TALVIK

1413 W 8th St San Pedro 90732 310-833-7538 - $15.00 - Sofia Talvik mixes her Nordic roots with the twang of Americana, creating a special niche of folk music. Driven by a steady beat of foot percussion and rhythmic guitar picking, you almost cant believ ....

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05/31/2019
WHITNEY TAI AT THE STUDY HOLLYWOOD

6356 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, 90019 6466948803 - 10.00 Presale on website, $15.00 at the door - LA based Singer-songwriter, Whitney Tai performs at The Study in Hollywood on May 31st. Tai was named one of the top 100 live unsigned bands of 2018 by Music Connection Magazine. Happy Magazine write ....

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05/30/2019 to 05/31/2019
BROOKLYN'S NATIONAL SAWDUST PRESENTS "FORWARD MUSIC PROJECT" FEATURING CELLIST AMANDA GOOKIN

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210 310-746-4000 - $40 - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and National Sawdust Projects, the producing arm of Brooklyn’s acclaimed National Sawdust, present back-to-back evenings of two versions of Forwar ....

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05/31/2019
RICK RUSKIN " IN STORE" CONCERT

1413 W. 8th St. 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Rick Ruskin ( one of the original Takoma 7 ) has been called a "Fingerstyle Guitar Virtuoso" . His skills are legendary, but the label tells only part of the story. He has his craft honed so that aud ....

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06/01/2019
METROPOLITAN MASTER CHORALE PERFORMS "CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD" AT FIESTA HALL, PLUMMER PARK

7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 90046 323-342-2263 - $25 General Admission - Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park will be filled with the enthralling music of Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard performed by the Metropolitan Master Chorale. In October of 1998, Matthew S ....

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06/01/2019
CHUCK ALVAREZ & SATELLITE VOODOO

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $25 - One cool artist with two bands ! First the CD release celebration of Chuck's fifth album "No Longer Bound", a mix of blues and acoustic Americana. The second half will be a launch of the self titled ....

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06/01/2019
ADAMS CONDUCTS ON NOON TO MIDNIGHT

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
John Adams, composer
LA Phil New Music Group 
Mivos String Quartet  About This Performance
Our Creative Chair leads world premieres from dynamic composers whose musical explorations range fro ....


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06/01/2019
NOON TO MIDNIGHT

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Experimentation is around every bend and corner of Walt Disney Concert Hall in our daylong festival. Look for pop-up performances from top new-music ensembles from around the country. ....

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06/01/2019
FLUXUS: DAVID LANG CROWD OUT

111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012 - - Artists
Lesley Leighton, conductor
Dimitri Chamblas, director About This Performance
Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang had the inspiration for crowd out during a soccer match in London, where he heard ....


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06/01/2019
FINAL ROUND AND AWARDS CEREMONY, PARKENING INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION

24255 Pacific Coast HWY, Malibu 90263 310-506-4522 - $40-$70 - Every three years, some of the most astoundingly talented young classical guitarists around the world travel to Malibu for the world’s preeminent guitar competition. This recital will feature the co ....

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