California Concerts

Santa Monica Sound Waves Concerts

Pico Library Annex
Virginia Avenue Park
Corner of Pico and Cloverfield
Santa Monica, CA

2023 Concerts

3:30-4:30 p.m.

May 6, 2023 Dwight Trible and Cosmic Vibrations
Spiritual jazz

June 3, 2023 The Smudges
Violin & Cello  improvisation and electronics

The Soundwaves new music series returns for three outdoor concerts this summer, featuring acclaimed performers presenting unique jazz-inspired music. The Virginia Avenue Park concerts are free and open to the public. There are no tickets or reservations. Free parking is available and the #7 Big Blue Bus stops at the park.

3rd Street Promenade

Disco Fridays May 12, 2023, 6 p.m.

Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA

Americana in the Park

Gandara Park
1836 Stewart St.
Santa Monica, CA

Americana in the Park Concert Series
Sundays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022, 4-7 p.m.

September 4, 2022
Headliner: Prince Diabaté and Friends
Opener: Eric Hernandez
Tongva Land Acknowledgment and Blessing: Tina Orduno Calderon

September 11, 2022
Headliner: A.J. Lee and Blue Summit
Opener: McCabe’s Hootenanny Collective

September 18, 2022
Headliner: I See Hawks in L.A.
Opener: Earthworm Ensemble

September 25, 2022
Headliner: Little Willie G.
Opener: Jacob G. and The Score

The free series explores the arc of Americana music from its roots to modern forms, showcasing a diverse group of Southern California artists and styles. Each concert features a family-friendly headliner and opener.

 Each concert will feature rotating food trucks and a McCabe’s Guitar Pop-Up Shop. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. The Americana in the Park concert series will be held in accordance with the most current guidance from state and local health agencies. For more information visit: /blog/americana-in-the-park-2022-concert-series.

Americana in the Park is made possible by Art of Recovery, an initiative of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs that harnesses the arts to play a major role in the City’s recovery efforts.

Santa Monica Pier Concerts  Twilight on the Pier TBA
200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica Pier 

Dance, relax, and enjoy lively music.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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