Luke the Trojan
On Saturday, August 11th being both a Trojan and a Star Wars fan will be the ultimate combo as it is USC Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. A pre-show reception at 5:30 will provide snacks and drinks, and then the show will begin! As the movie plays on the big screen, the talented Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing the score to provide an immersive experience for the audience.
We all know a person who calims to enjoy classical music...but do they really? It is one thing to respect classical music for the masterpiece that it is (or sometimes that others say that it is), and it is another thing to truely enjoy classical music. For the skeptics who roll their eyes and scrunch their noses, Dr. Daniel Walker will be holding a 4-week Music Appreciation Seminar. He will guide his audience through a journey of exploration and appreciation, delving into masterpieces by Mozart, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and others.
Recognize rising artists and musicians at the third annual Music Vortex event held during the BET Expereince weekend. On Saturday, June 23rd at the El Cid, both emerging and big-name artists will merge for a night of inspiration and celebration of music.
Leonard the Legend
If you have any interest in music and composition, the name Leonard Bernstein should elicit awe and admiration. He was the mastermind behind scores for West Side Story and On the Waterfront, conductor and music director of the New York Philharmonic, and his involvement in political activism and social justice. In honor of his 100th birthday, the Grammy Museum has collaborated with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Berstein Family to present Leonrad Bernstein at 100. The exibit will have over 150 objects that provide insight to Berstein's personal life, genius talent, and passionate art.
Jazz Night at The W
Jive to live performances of the best of old-school jazz and blues music every Sunday night from 9PM to midnight at The Living Room of the W Hotel. Be prepared for surprise cameos from famous musicians in the industry.
The L.A. Philharmonic is back with a bang this fall at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with its' October calendar featuring two gorgeous performances! 'Mozart 1791: Music from The Magic Flute' runs October 5-8 and focuses on Mozart's final works, performed by one of the world's greatest clarinet soloists! The equally brilliant 'CDMX: BiRDMAN LIVE' is part of thePST: LA/LA series and runs October 9th, where Mexican composer and 5-time Grammy winner Antonio Sanchez performs his unique jazz percussion featured in Oscar winning movie Birdman.
Sofar Sounds x Amnesty International 'Give a Home'
Join Sofar Sounds and Amnesty International's 'Give a Home' event that is helping support 20 million refugees worldwide on September 20. All you have to do is attend small, intimate gigs by upcoming indie artists at secret venues around the city, as part of a massive global concert series. Best part? You can bring your own beverage! ;)
Lindsay Buckingham and Christie McVie Live
Join Lindsay Buckingham and Christie McVie live in concert under the stars of the magical Greek Theater. Revive your musical soul with the ethereal voice of Mcvie and Buckingham's outer-wordly guitar sounds.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Goldenvoice presents Arroyo Seco Weekend Featuring Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers! Festivals allow one to get connected to their soul, rock out in harmony with humanity. In the green pastures of Pasadena will make this a total sensory experience.