Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:40 am
Supporting classical music is a family tradition that Santa Monica’s John Bohn is carrying on with enthusiasm. He is continuing this tradition by sponsoring Orchestra Santa Monica’s season opening concert in October.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:01 am
A two-day concert featuring Kanye West, Iggy Azalea and Kendrick Lamar is due to conclude today in Grand Park.
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:28 am
Being a transplanted born and bred New Yorker raised in the shadow of Broadway, I was quite excited and looking forward to “Broadway Under The Stars,” Chris Isaacson’s musical review with Jennifer Holliday headlining this first-class production which was presented at the jammed iconic John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:29 am
Orchestra Santa Monica this week announced its exciting 2014-2015 season of four orchestra concerts. Entering its third season, Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM) has been enthusiastically embraced by music lovers in Santa Monica and its surrounding communities.
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:22 am
Miley Cyrus won the top award, Beyonce won three awards and newcomer 5 Seconds of Summer took home two at Sunday's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, held at the Forum in Inglewood.
Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:23 am
Applications are being accepted for independent music contractors to provide semi-private music lessons to students’ grades 4 through 12 in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schools.
Posted Aug. 23, 2014, 9:49 am
Beyonce has a leading eight nominations heading into Sunday's presentation of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, including nods for video of the year, best female video, best choreography and best collaboration for her work with husband Jay Z.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 11:25 am
Los Angeles soulful singer Rory Partin will perform tonight at Typhoon in Santa Monica at 8 pm in advance of his new album release on Tuesday.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:16 am
Four Crossroads seniors are reminding the community that age is but a number, and if anyone wants to make a change, then there needs to be something done about it.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:02 am
The smooth sounds of jazz is set to fill the air at Stewart Street Park every Sunday in August from 5-7 pm, beginning this weekend thanks to the return of the free Jazz on the Lawn series.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:21 am
Starting this Sunday July 27, the end of the Santa Monica Pier welcomes music lovers and groovers for a silent dance party.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:18 am
Veteran music producer Peter Asher is no stranger to creating emotionally charged music over the past four decades while producing hit records for James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and 10,000 Maniacs.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:47 am
The New West Symphony Board of Directors has appointed Alexander Gurevich as general manager of the New West Symphony. Effective immediately, he joins the Symphony staff led by executive director Natalia Staneva.
Posted Jul. 9, 2014, 9:08 am
One of Santa Monica’s most awaited summer night traditions returns to the Santa Monica Pier this week. Featuring a different band each Thursday night from 7-10 pm, the annual Twilight Concert Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting July 10.
Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 9:41 am
The League of American Orchestras presented Marcelo Lehninger, Music Director of the New West Symphony and Associate Conductor, Boston Symphony Orchestra, with the Helen M. Thompson Award earlier this month at its National Conference in Seattle.
Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 9:21 am
With the return of the Twilight Concert Series on July 10, the Santa Monica Police Department says it will be enforcing laws governing the beach and the Santa Monica Pier regarding alcohol, glass bottles, and smoking.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:17 am
The sound of music will fill Santa Monica’s parks on Summer Solstice, as a coordinated effort to celebrate International Make Music Day will welcome the first official day of summer.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:15 am
The Main Street Business Improvement Association (MSBIA) will throw its 14th Annual Summer SOULstice Festival on Main Street in Santa Monica this Sunday, June 22.
Posted Jun. 17, 2014, 9:24 am
Santa Monica will feature a variety of performances in parks across the City this Saturday, June 21.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 10:21 am
The line-up for the 30th annual Twilight Concert Series has been announced. Featuring a different band each Thursday night from 7-10 pm, the annual Twilight Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting in July.
Posted Jun. 10, 2014, 9:09 am
The Grammy Foundation, based in Santa Monica, announced Monday that 173 students -- 167 from the U.S. and six from abroad -- have been selected as participants in the 10th annual Grammy Camp program.
Posted Jun. 3, 2014, 9:07 am
Justin Chart loves Los Angeles. This native son has proven his love for his city in a logical manner for a singer/songwriter – with Los Angeles the song. To date, five versions of it.
Posted May. 31, 2014, 12:42 am
When it comes to rock n’ roll, many will tell you that only Yankee-made axes are worthy of consideration
Posted May. 24, 2014, 12:51 am
Every year, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts is given to five mid-career and risk-taking artists, each of whom represent one of five different categories.
Posted May. 24, 2014, 12:43 am
On a gloomy Sunday morning at the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade, Chelsea Williams–a pretty, young barefoot brunette in a peasant dress–sings Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” to her own plaintive guitar accompaniment.