Los Angeles is a great place to enjoy live music in the summer. KCRW Summer Nights is a concert series presented by the Santa Monica public radio station, that takes place at a variety of different venues throughout the city. KCRW Summer Nights is an all ages even that is a great way to explore different areas of the city. Depending on the event, there may be cultural events that take place at the events as well live bands, DJs, food trucks and more. For more information on all events planned for the summer, visit http://events.kcrw.com/events/category/summer-nights-santa-monica-pier/
Santa Monica is one of the most famous piers in the entire world. During the day, it is a great location to enjoy the waves or even to take on the some of the roller coasters on the pier. When the sun goes down, there’s no need for the fun to end. That’s because that’s when the KCRW Summer Nights begins. What better way to enjoy a summer night than by attending a live concert on the Santa Monica Pier as you watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean.
The Hammer museum at UCLA and KCRW have paired up for Summer of Soul. Come down to the courtyard at the Hammer Museum to enjoy the event. Summer of Soul is four nights of FREE live music that honors the power of soul music. Come and enjoy a diverse lineup of performers. For more information, visit https://hammer.ucla.edu/summer-soul/
Another summer time event are the Chinatown Summer Nights that take place during the 1st Saturday of the month during the summer. During the festivities, take enjoy delicious food trucks, cooking demonstrations performed by Chinese chefs, hands on Chinese cultural activities, craft brews and even a dance floor located at the Central Plaza! The event takes place from 5pm to midnight. For more information on the Chinatown Summer Nights events, visit http://chinatownsummernights.com/.