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This First Thursday monthly event features innovative chefs who test out new menu items and pop-up concepts. Chinatown’s regulars promote specials and other incentives. Each month’s event features talented musical acts from vocalists to DJs to instrumentals. Good vibes under clear skies in the breezy Southern California evening, join us next time and see what’s new in the neighborhood. 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
The historic Ford Theatres presents a summer season of music, dance, theatre, film and family events in its 1,200-seat outdoor Amphitheatre. Picnicking is encouraged! Food and beverages are available for purchase onsite. Check online for detail on performances, ticket prices, dates and times.
The Hollywood Bowl is the summer venue for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Nearly 80 concerts are presented during summer each year, including orchestral, jazz, popular, and world music. Check website for events and times
Join the annual summer season of Shakespeare and the classics set in a rustic, outdoor amphitheater located in a natural canyon ravine. Picnickers are welcome. Check website for time and performance Adults – $10 – $33 , Children 5 and under – Free
Grand Performances’ summer series celebrates our City’s rich diversity through performing arts. Reflecting the best of global culture through an eclectic line up of world music, dance, and theater at a stunning outdoor venue in Downtown LA, Grand Performances is where Angelenos make summer GRAND. 8:00 p.m., Check website for full schedule
Located in MacArthur Park, the Levitt Pavilion offers 50 concerts this summer, featuring internationally recognized musicians and critically acclaimed performers. Enjoy music from around the world and across America with family and friends! Thursdays – Saturdays, 7:00 p.m. Sundays 4:00 p.m.
A summer season of free performances like no other! Freewheeling, inclusive and a bit anarchic, the festival includes mainstage performances, pre-show events including family workshops, extraordinary opening acts and community activities. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy great theater in a great city. All free, all every weekend all summer long. Wednesday – Sundays 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
DTLA Proud Festival returns to Pershing Square – celebrating the culture, history, and diversity of the growing LGBTQ+ community that lives, works, and plays in the thriving heart of the city of Los Angeles. Featuring a diverse lineup of local stage talent, community booths, art installations, retail vendors, interactive exhibits, food trucks, bars, and a pop-up water park, DTLA Proud Festival is created by the community, for the community. Proceeds from the festival will help build the DTLA PROUD Community…
Enjoy movies under the stars at Warner Ranch Park on a 30-foot screen with digital projection and surround sound. In addition, there is a full concession stand for your dining enjoyment. It is the perfect way to enjoy a summer evening under the stars. Parking for Movies on the Green is available for $10 in the adjacent parking structure on Califa street.
Since 1975, the Valley Cultural Center has presented a series of free “Concerts on the Green” during the summer. Organized to enrich the lives of Valley residents, these concerts feature top pop, jazz, classical, folk, and world music performances every Sunday afternoon at Warner Park. The series includes food, booth vendors, and a children’s play area. Parking for concerts is available in the parking structure directly behind the stage on Califa Street for $15.