The Sounds of Our City

This summer, the Skirball’s family amphitheater series honors the diverse cultural communities of Los Angeles through the eclectic sounds of our city—from son jarocho to indie rock to Yiddish folk tunes. Put on your dancing shoes, get your groove on, share stories, and discover the many musical traditions of LA!

Schedule: Buyepongo (June 25), Mariachi Tesoro de San Fernando (June 26), Motherland Drummers (July 2), Kayageum Story (July 3), Mostly Kosher (July 9), Conjunto Tenocelomeh (July 10), The Mudbug Brass Band (July 16), Santa Monica Youth Orchestraa (July 17), Artichoke (July 23), MôForró (July 24), Big Bang Television (July 30), Las Colibrí (July 31), Leftover Cuties (August 6), Deep Cut (August 7), Los Angeles Chinese Music Ensemble (August 13), Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (August 14), Nicholas LaGesse (August 20), String Harmonies (August 21), Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble (August 27), Nathalia Palis (August 28), On Ensemble (September 3), El Haru Kuroi (September 4).

Performances are every Saturday and Sunday from June 25 through September 4.

  • On Ensemble

    On Ensemble

    Saturday, September 3, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Be there as On Ensemble, one of the most respected ensembles in the taiko (Japanese drumming) world, performs at the Skirball.

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  • El Haru Kuroi

    Sunday, September 4, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Wrap up this season of Family Amphitheater Performances with El Haru Kuroi. Natives of East Los Angeles, El Haru Kuroi perform music representative of their cultural upbringing, blending the styles of Mexican, South American, African, and American music.

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