Best Upcoming Music Events in Los Angeles this Summer

There is more to California than just movies. From local bands to big names, there is no shortage of Los Angeles music entertainment this summer. Here is a quick rundown of some of the best upcoming music events you can find in LA.

KCRW Summer Nights

From July 25th until September 7th, you will find over half a dozen summer concerts scheduled at different locations throughout LA where you will find familiar KCRW personalities that you love.

These are free outdoor performances for all ages. Spend some family time in the sun, eating, and relaxing to amazing music.

Yola Día

On August 18th in Los Angeles State Historic Park, Downtown, you will find Swedish songwriter Lykke Li in an all-female lineup of musicians. This music fest currently ranks as one of LA’s best music festival lineups this summer with a portion of the proceeds going to the Downtown Women’s Center.

Don’t miss out. Be sure to buy your tickets today!

Music Escape Festival

Saturday, August 3rd in Helen Keller Park, you will find the Music Escape Festival. There will be live music, free food, and it is a free entry event. There will be food trucks on-site along with a magician and face painting, making it the ideal family outing this summer.

24th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival

Saturday, July 27 to Sunday, July 28th, you will find the annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival celebrating the legacy of the Historic Central Avenue. It is one of the very few and genuine jazz festivals still around in Southern California. There will be live jazz performances on 3 different stages. This is the music event to be at.

Echo Park Rising

August 15th in Los Angeles brings you Echo Park Rising. It is a celebration of LA’s Eastside and is a free music festival going into its ninth year. You will find over 100 local up and coming bands, comedians, and more.

The Original Farmer’s Market

The farmers market brings you its annual farm-fresh summer music lineups on Friday nights, May through September. You will have access to amazing food and great music.

Twilight Concerts

A summer favorite, the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier is a summer tradition. Every Thursday night between 7 and 10 pm, you will have access to a free music series with a large lineup consisting of a variety of different music genres. Art, comedy, foods, games, wine, and beer…what more could you ask for!

Pershing Square Downtown Stage

July to August, you will find eight weeks of free outdoor concerts, movies, and other special events that give you a great opportunity to relax and have some fun with friends. Summer entertainment under the stars, and you can bring your own chairs or blankets to enjoy it.

This is just a small offering of the upcoming music events, festivals, and celebrations you can find in Los Angeles this summer.

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