Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles announces slammin’ summer lineup of free concerts

Levitt Pavilion free summer concerts

Kinky, The Suffers, Peanut Butter Wolf and More to Perform at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles’ FREE Summer Concerts

The free summer shows just don’t stop! The Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles just announced their 2017 artist lineup and it’s seriously lookin’ good! Produced in partnership with the fine folks at Spaceland Presents, all 50 Levitt Pavilion concerts are FREE admission and open to all-ages! It’s the perfect summer outing for dates, friends, family, kids — you name it! Grab a picnic blanket or your favorite lawn chair, and post up on the Levitt’s cozy lawn for a thrilling evening of music under the stars.

This year’s Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles lineup features a variety of unique talent. From artists on the rise to award-winning acts, every slice of the genre rainbow is represented here. The lineup includes: Kinky, Tank and the Bangas, The Suffers, Thee Commons, BUYEPONGO, Peanut Butter Wolf and many more. View the full lineup below and stream our Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles Summer playlist to get a tate of all the music!

The Suffers

The Suffers at the Wiltern — Photos: Anne Marie Schiefer

Opening Weekend!

Put on those dancing shoes! Opening weekend kicks off on Saturday, June 17 with a “Ladies of Latin Music” evening featuring the rhythmic fusions of Fernanda Ulibarri & The Mexican Standoff, award-winning jazz vocalist Nancy Sanchez, and rising indie pop darlings Sin Color. Sunday, June 18 will launch cumbia into a new musical orbit with Cumbia Cosmica, a sonic journey across Latin American grooves and cultures featuring an all-star group of musicians blending diverse styles like salsa, Latin jazz, blues and soul.

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles Lineup

— June 22: The Blasters (Rockabilly/Americana)
June 23: Tank and the Bangas (Funk/Soul)
June 24: Kinky (Electronic/Latin)
June 30: Vieux Farka Touré (Malian Folk/Blues/Soul)
July 8: The Suffers (Gulf Coast Soul)
July 15: David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas (Blues/Roots/Latin)
July 27: Thee Commons (Cumbia/Garage)
July 28: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound (Soul/Funk)
August 3: Leslie Stevens and the Badgers / Moonsville Collective (Country/Americana)
August 5: New Breed Brass Band (Funk/Rock/Jazz)
August 10: Buyepongo (Latin Tropical/Funk)
August 11: Vaud & the Villains (New Orleans Cabaret)
August 12: La Misa Negra (Afro-Colombian/Cumbia)
August 26: Quitapenas (Tropical/Afro-Latin)
Sept. 1 & 2: Peanut Butter Wolf (History of Hip-Hop)

Kinky band

Kinky at Supersonico — Photo: Farah Sosa

The Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles’ free summer concerts run Thursday – Sunday evenings, with Levitt LA’s popular Children’s Series running 10 Sundays June 25–August 27, featuring returning favorites like the zany monsters of Kiddle Karoo (June 25); LA’s most beloved puppet show Bob Baker Marionettes (July 9); bilingual kids pop group Twinkle Time (July 30); and GRAMMY-winning kindie-rock act Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band (August 6).

The Levitt Pavilion is located just west of downtown in MacArthur Park. For more information about the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles’ free summer concerts, please visit their website.

Stream: Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles Playlist


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