Sunset Concerts
Sponsored by the Bilger Family

The twenty-third season of Sunset Concerts invites Angelenos to experience the Skirball's stunning courtyard filled with music and stories from near and far. Come together with family and friends to hear an eclectic lineup of acts that pay tribute to cultural traditions while creating new, vibrant sounds all their own.

Arrive early to dine, shop, and view the exhibitions! Beginning at 5:30 pm, enjoy grab-and-go light fare and full bar service from Zeidler’s Cart. Stop by Audrey’s Museum Store, open until 8:00 pm. And be sure to check out the exhibitions Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich and Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite, FREE and open until 10:00 pm.

Schedule: Gaby Moreno (July 18), Río Mira (July 25), The Klezmatics (August 1), Cha Wa (August 8), Tamar Ilana & Ventanas (August 15), Josef Leimberg (August 22).

 

All concerts begin at 8:00 pm.
FREE | No reservations
Parking is $15 per car | Street parking strictly prohibited

Doors to the concert venue open at 6:30 pm.
Admission and seating are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Sponsors

Sunset Concerts at the Skirball are generously sponsored by:

The Bilger Family

The 2019 Sunset Concerts season is made possible in part by additional support from:
Department of Cultural Affairs logoLos Angeles County Arts CommissionUS Bank logo
Media sponsors:

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  • Gaby Moreno

    Gaby Moreno

    With a DJ Set by Mamabear

    Thursday, July 18, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    Playing what she calls “Spanglish folk soul,” Gaby Moreno kicks off this season of Sunset Concerts with Spanish and English songs that blend blues, jazz, soul, R&B, pop, and Latin folk.

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  • Río Mira

    Río Mira

    With a DJ Set by REYES

    Thursday, July 25, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    California debut! Travel to the border of Colombia and Ecuador with Río Mira, a marimba supergroup named for the river that separates the two South American countries.

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  • The Klezmatics

    The Klezmatics

    With a DJ Set by Maral

    Thursday, August 1, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    Since forming over thirty years ago, The Klezmatics have set the standard for Eastern European Jewish roots music. Their politically and aesthetically innovative style has led a popular revival of the traditional genre, helping to change the face of contemporary Yiddish culture and inspire future generations.

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  • Cha Wa

    Cha Wa

    With a DJ Set by Dr. Fuzzy

    Thursday, August 8, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    Get ready to get down with Cha Wa and the “hypnotic, kinetic sound of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian krewes” (Rolling Stone).

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  • Tamar Ilana

    Tamar Ilana & Ventanas

    With a DJ Set by Glenn Red

    Thursday, August 15, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    Los Angeles debut! Fronted by powerhouse vocalist and dancer Tamar Ilana, the Toronto-based Ventanas reimagine age-old Mediterranean melodies and flamenco grooves.

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  • Josef Leimberg

    With a DJ Set by Novena Carmel

    Thursday, August 22, 8:00 pm (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 pm)

    FREE | No reservations

    Trumpeter-lyricist-producer Josef Leimberg entrances audiences with a rich tapestry of Afro-futurist sounds.

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