Don’t miss the twentieth anniversary season of the Skirball’s annual Sunset Concerts! The eclectic lineup once again features artists who tap into traditional roots music while crafting their own unique, contemporary sounds. Gather here with friends and loved ones to sing, dance, and celebrate music.

Schedule: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down (July 21); Sinkane (July 28); Thalma de Freitas (August 4); M.A.K.U. Soundsystem (August 11); Music Maker Blues Revue (August 18); and Shai Tsabari and the Middle East Groove All Stars (August 25).

All concerts begin at 8:00 p.m.
FREE; no reservations

Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets and limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis

Parking: $10 per car (cash only); street parking strictly prohibited
Or take Metro Rapid 734. Carpooling is encouraged!
Helpful tips: Concertgoers must show a parking stub in order to get entry tickets to the concert. Please remember to bring the stub with you after you park. Taking a taxi or car service? Ask the driver to drop you off at the front steps so a Skirball staff member can provide you with a ticket.

Arrive early to dine, shop, and view the exhibitions! Starting at 6:00 p.m., Zeidler’s Café offers a delicious Sunset Supper. Grab-and-go light fare and full bar service are also available during the concerts. Audrey’s Museum Store is open until 8:00 p.m., and all Skirball galleries (except Noah’s Ark) are FREE until 10:00 p.m.

Note: No outside alcoholic beverages, glass containers, glassware, or chairs permitted.

Check out a selection of tracks by this year’s Sunset Concerts artists.


Sponsors

THE 2016 SUNSET CONCERTS SEASON IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:
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MEDIA SPONSORS:

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  • sinkane sunset concerts

    Sinkane

    Thursday, July 28, 8:00 p.m.

    FREE; no reservations

    Experience the effortless appeal of Brooklyn-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Sinkane. Both nostalgic and ultramodern, Sinkane’s music fuses free jazz, shoegaze, krautrock, Sudanese pop, and funk, inviting audiences to move and make connections together.

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  • Thalma de Freitas

    Thalma de Freitas

    Thursday, August 4, 8:00 p.m.

    FREE; no reservations

    Get in the groove with one of Los Angeles’s finest Brazilian samba and jazz performers, Thalma de Freitas.

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  • M.A.K.U. Soundsystem

    M.A.K.U. Soundsystem

    Thursday, August 11, 8:00 p.m.

    FREE; no reservations

    Rediscover America through the eyes and ears of this eight-piece, New York–based band of Colombian immigrants. M.A.K.U. Soundsystem showcase a thrilling hybrid of musical styles honoring their cultural heritage.

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  • Music Maker Blues Revue

    Music Maker Blues Revue

    Thursday, August 18, 8:00 p.m.

    FREE; no reservations

    LA debut! Travel to the American South with the Music Maker Blues Revue. Whether performing on sidewalks or at Carnegie Hall, these seasoned musicians, supported by the Music Maker Relief Foundation since 1994, put on a fast-paced show with a repertoire that includes boogie, funk, soul, R&B, and the entire blues spectrum.

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  • Shai Tsabari & the Middle East Groove All Stars

    Shai Tsabari and the Middle East Groove All Stars

    Thursday, August 25, 8:00 p.m.

    FREE; no reservations

    Born in Jaffa to a family of Yemeni Jews, Israeli singer-songwriter Shai Tsabari, accompanied by the Middle East Groove All Stars, creates an upbeat, uplifting sound at the intersection of Middle Eastern music and contemporary rock.

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