Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:55 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will kick off its 2014-15 season with the program “Heroic Beethoven and More” this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 pm.
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:07 am
Pitbull will host the American Music Awards next month for the second year in a row, dick clark productions announced today.
Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:10 am
Santa Monica High School students Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak have been named to the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra (SMSO) will open its 70th concert season this Saturday, Oct. 18 at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in the opening Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary Season this weekend, which includes a show in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:42 am
First-round Grammy ballots are in the mail Thursday. The awards process for the 57th annual Grammy Awards started yesterday, when ballots went out to about 12,000 voting members.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:04 am
Robert Berman Gallery (Gallery B7 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica) will this Sunday, Oct. 19 host live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:16 am
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored a leading six nominations on Monday for the American Music Awards, while John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each received five.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:42 am
British sensations Rixton will hit center stage at Santa Monica Place for a free live concert at 7 pm this Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:27 am
The annual Abbot Kinney Festival returns for its 30th year this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 6 pm toasting to the best of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 24, 2014, 8:37 am
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra kicked off is sixth annual “LACO à la carte” fundraising series last Thursday night at the official residence of the Consul General of Finland in Bel Air.
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.