Newly anointed EGOT winner and critically acclaimed, multi-platinum singer songwriter John Legend has announced his first Christmas album, A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS. The album is executive produced by Raphael Saadiq and will be released on October 26th via Columbia Records. To accompany the album, John will embark on a 25-date A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS Tour, which will hit Los Angeles on December 23rd with a stop at Microsoft Theater.
For the sixth year, Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will be the go-to central gathering place in Los Angeles where Angelenos from all over the county and visitors from across the globe ring in the New Year. This unique civic event, which has been recognized alongside major New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world, brings Angelenos and their family and friends together to celebrate the holiday at L.A.’s biggest dance party. Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A. will focus on music and dancing with two stages. Guests will enjoy 3-D digital video mapping on the side of the iconic City Hall with an integrated light show inspired by the theme My Dream L.A., based on the limitless vision of 5th graders from across L.A. County for a better tomorrow.
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® is thrilled to announce the Opening Spectacular presented by Honda, the Grand Finale presented by Wells Fargo, float participants, and parade lineup for the 130th Rose Parade presented by Honda on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. This year’s theme, “The Melody of Life,” celebrates music, the universal language. Music has the power to bring us together and create the soundtracks that define our lives.
OPENING SPECTACULAR PRESENTED BY Honda – “Good Vibrations – A Melody of Life Celebration”
The 2019 Opening Spectacular presented by Honda exemplifies “The Melody of Life.” The musical celebration will be led by Dancing with the Stars Champion and a host of Dancing with the Stars Jr., Jordan Fisher. He will be joined by 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal and ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner Chaka Khan, and a cast of over 400 as they welcome the first day of the year with musical performances, dancing and a few surprises in between.