1822 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Summer Twins are sisters Chelsea and Justine Brown. They write dreampop and rock 'n roll songs. They formed in 2008 with a focus on singing pop harmonies atop garage rock inspired by the '50s and '60s. Now in their early twenties, Summer Twins play live with Michael Rey on bass. They are signed to Burger Records.
1717 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026
Indie-electronic band, Smoke Season will be touring the west coast alongside their contemporaries, The Peach Kings. Smoke Season will be performing hits from their “Hot Coals, Cold Souls” EP as well as their most recent single, “Bees.”
Los Angeles, CA 90005
This year, Jim Brickman will bring together the sounds of the season with Comfort & Joy, the 2015 Holiday Tour. Hailed by the Boston Herald as a "crowd-pleaser," Jim celebrates this in a one-of-a-kind concert event filled with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals.
As he marks this 19 year tradition from coast to coast, Jim will showcase new music, along with holiday favorites and the hits that made him the most charted (30) Billboard® Adult Contemporary artist, earning him two Grammy® nods and four gold albums. With featured musical guests Anne Cochran and Tracy Silverman, feelings of comfort and joy are fused together with Jim's most beloved hits like "Valentine,” “If You Believe,” “The Gift," “Angel Eyes,” and "Sending You A Little Christmas.” You’ll be reminded of what we cherish during the most wonderful time of the year. . . Togetherness.
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Immerse yourself in Japanese culture and art by exploring the outstanding collection of painting, netsuke, ceramics, and prints on this 50-minute tour that looks at the museum's collection of works dating from 3000 B.C. to the present. Taking place in the Pavilion for Japanese Art, the tour is enhanced by the unique viewing experience.
735 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Contemporary Los Angeles musicians Mark de Clive-Lowe & Friends perform originals and a few surprise holiday covers during Holiday Sessions at FIGat7th.
Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL) is one of the most innovative producers and live performers you will find anywhere. Based in Los Angeles for the past 7 years, after a decade entrenched in the cultural epicenter of London's broken beat scene, MdCL leads his live band with his party CHURCH (also the name of his latest album); performs solo live sets targeted straight for the dancefloor; educates with masterclasses and workshops; and collaborates with a broad range of artists and creatives. Think of MdCL like a revolutionary Quincy Jones for a now generation—melding the science of beat-making and technology with organic musicianship and tradition. From 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Grammy winner Rob Hotchkiss, best known as the founding member of multi-platinum band, Train, is bringing his original music to iconic Genghis Cohen on Fairfax, December 4. Opening for Rob is acoustic folk duo Kit Smith and Tanya Livingstone. Show begins with Kit and Tanya at 8:30 and is followed by Rob Hotchkiss at 9:30. Rob's style has been likened to The Beatles, Neil Young, and Ed Sheeran. After performing for years in amphitheaters with Train, Rob has chosen to bring his music to smaller audiences throughout California. This is a rare acoustic performance and tickets are limited.
800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90015
Through a collection of sitars, artifacts and rare photographs from the Shankar family, the exhibit provides visitors with a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the GRAMMY-winning world music icon's early life, the roots of his musicality and his vast impact on Western music.
"Ravi Shankar is as synonymous to world music as Elvis Presley is to rock and roll," said Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum. "Through his decades of world concert performances and the relationships he built with Western artists such as Yehudi Menuhin, Philip Glass, John Coltrane, and The Beatles, Shankar was instrumental in introducing the world to Indian music, and we are excited to introduce our visitors to the influential life of Ravi Shankar."