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News, Los Angeles, Music, Celebrity, Courts

L.A. Music Producer Files Lawsuit Against Enrique Iglesias Alleging Unpaid Royalties

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am

Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.

News, Music, Celebrity

Winners List From 2014 American Music Awards Held Sunday Night

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:06 am

Boy band One Direction and Australian hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea were the big stars at Sunday night's 2014 American Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.

Seven Days, Music, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert To Feature Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:01 am

Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will perform the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert on Feb. 5 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, it was announced Friday.

Internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Cellist To Perform With New West Symphony This Sunday

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am

Local residents will have the opportunity to hear one of their neighbors in concert this Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4 pm when internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall.

Singers/musicians Grace and Clayton Davis with their father, Roger Davis, and Sean Campbell, teacher and co-owner of the Music Castle.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Music Castle Owner Visits Santa Monica Rotary Club On Halloween

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am

As a characteristically fun-loving and energy-filled organization, the Santa Monica Rotary Club members attended their Oct. 31 meeting in costume to honor the Halloween spirit.

Benefit concert artists of the evening - Pianist Greg Schreiner, Pianist Nino Sanikidze, Sopranos Bernie Ohmes and Jane Ohmes Mirshak, Violinist Sam Fischer, Trumpeter Dr. Raymond David Burkhart and Dr. Robert Mirshak.

News, Health, Music, Santa Monica

Naam Yoga Los Angeles Third Anniversary Gala A Success

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:34 am

Naam Yoga Los Angeles hosted its 3rd Anniversary Gala Celebration and Fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” on Friday, Oct. 24.

Allen Robert Gross conducting Eroica symphony at Barnum Hall.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica Dedicates Beethoven Performance To John Bohn

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:28 am

At its season opening concert on Oct. 26, Orchestra Santa Monica dedicated its performance of Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony to John Bohn, a leading OSM supporter and the sponsor of the concert.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

SMC Emeritus College Band To Present Free Concert This Sunday, Nov. 2

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:27 am

The SMC Emeritus College Band will present a concert at 2 pm this Sunday, Nov. 2. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.

Hear pianist Gloria Cheng perform a white note only piano concerto by Latvian composer Georgs Pelecis this Sunday.

Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica Kicks Off Third Season This Sunday

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.

News, Music, Celebrity, Television

Pitbull To Host American Music Awards In November

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.

Santa Monica High School’s Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak will perform with the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Orchestra at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica

Two Samohi Students Selected For All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra

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).

Santa Monica Symphony presents its landmark 70th season of free quality classical music concerts starting Saturday night.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 70th Season; Perfomance Saturday

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.

Acclaimed pianist Gabriela Montera will make her New West Symphony debut this weekend.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Celebrates 20th Season With Performances This Weekend

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.

News, Music, Santa Monica

Awards Process For 57th Annual Grammy Awards Begins

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.

The Brothers Grand performed at Bergamot Jazz on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Music, Santa Monica

Enjoy Bergamot Jazz Sunday In Santa Monica This Weekend

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.

News, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Entertainment

Full Nomination List For American Music Awards; Iggy Azalea Leads The Pack

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.

Multi-platinum British band Rixton to perform a free concert at Santa Monica Place this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Life And Arts, Santa Monica Place, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Rixton To Perform Free Santa Monica Place Concert This Wednesday

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.

Abbot Kinney Fest offers a day of fun, food and entertainment while attendees soak in the convivial spirit of the sunny beach-side community of Venice.

Life And Arts, Venice, Seven Days, Music, Art

Abbot Kinney Festival To Shut Down Famed Mile-Long Stretch This Sunday

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.

The “LACO à la carte” fundraiser events pair intimate musical performances with international cuisine at Consul General residences across the Westside. Pictured is the evening at the residence of the Consul General of Armenia in 2013.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra "A La Carte” Fundraising Series Returns

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.

One of Santa Monica's most distinguished citizens, John Bohn, sponsors Orchestra Santa Monica's first concert of the 2014-15 season.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

John Bohn Sponsors Orchestra Santa Monica's Season Opening Concert

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.

News, Downtown, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Made In America Festival To Conclude Today With Kanye West, Iggy Azalea

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.

In a one-night only performance at the Ford Anson Amphitheatre, Jennifer Holliday was the headliner in 'Broadway Under The Stars' and wowed the audience with her heart-thumping rendition of 'I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' from 'Dreamgirls,' which she starred in 33 years ago.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

"Broadway Under The Stars" A Hit At Ford Amphitheatre

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.

News, Music, Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica Announce 2014/15 Season Of Four Concerts

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.

News, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica

A Look At The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

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.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Seeks Musicians To Provide Strings, Winds & Voice Lessons

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.

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