The Los Angeles Philharmonic, affectionately called the LA Phil by concertgoers, is one of the most forward-thinking symphony orchestras in the country, as beloved by music lovers for its visionary programming as it is for its location in Frank Gehry's iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall. Founded in 1919, the LA Phil has provided nearly a century of world-class music to Southern California, hosting some of the world's greatest conductors, composers, and performers. Under the leadership of conductor Gustavo Dudamel, the orchestra is set for another outstanding season in 2014, treating ticket buyers to variety of events ranging from world premieres and original commissions to its highly anticipated TchaikovskyFest, which pays homage to the great Russian composer over two weeks of performances.
1623 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Herstand has played over 600 shows, toured with the Milk Carton Kids and Ron Pope and has opened for Ben Folds, Cake, Matt Nathanson, Joshua Radin, Eric Hutchinson and others. He's had countless songs placed on TV shows and charted in the top ten on iTunes - all as a DIY musician. As an actor, he has co-starred in TV shows like 2 Broke Girls, The Fosters, Sam & Cat and Touch.
6010 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Jackson Whalan creates a refreshing blend of hip-hop, world, soul, and electronic bass music, made from the heart to uplift the human spirit. Jackson, also known as Ty or Tynan, is A skilled rapper, DJ, producer, and co-founding member of the live band Technicolor Lenses (Brooklyn, NY). Recording music and rapping since his early teens, Jackson is highly evolved in his fearless and energetic expression, which he uses to invigorate the soul, send a positive message, and bring people together in celebration. He loves to write songs and freestyle, make beats, collaborate with other artists, work in the studio, and travel doing live shows. Jackson works with many people, ranging from renowned cellist Dave Eggar, to electronic producers like Space Jesus, Esseks, and M!NT (Planet Cognac), producer Ian Stewart, and rappers like Mr. Lif, Phaseone, Truth Now, and David Weber(Soham)to name a few. Jackson and his band have shared bills with acts such as Phutureprimitive, Big Gigantic, Gramatik, polish Embassador, Break Science, Govinda, DJ Drez, Luminaries, Srikalogy, eitch, Carmen Crow, V Zone, and many more.
6010 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
They came to the US from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a mixture of Latin rhythms, performed with Spanish guitars, a Cuban Tres, Peruvian cajón (box-drum) and harmonizing vocals. Vivacious and infectious, the sound of Los Pinguos has claimed fans worldwide, from their hometown to the streets of Los Angeles.
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
The Aggrolites are an amalgamation of two previous Los Angeles reggae and ska bands, the Vessels and the Rhythm Doctors. They formed in 2002 as a live backing band for reggae icon Derrick Morgan, and were asked to record music for a new Morgan album. The project was never released but the recording sessions inspired the Aggrolites to become a permanent band. They have served as the backing band for Phyllis Dillon, Scotty, Joseph Hill of Culture, Prince Buster, and Tim Armstrong.