Now in its twenty-first season, the Skirball’s Sunset Concerts once again showcase eclectic music, singing, and dancing in a stunning, one-of-a-kind hillside setting. Reinterpreting traditional roots music from America and around the globe, these established and emerging artists will draw music fans from across greater Los Angeles.

Arrive early to dine, shop, and view the exhibitions! Beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy grab-and-go light fare and full bar service from Zeidler’s Cart. Stop by Audrey’s Museum Store, open until 8:00 p.m. And be sure to check out the exhibition Paul Simon: Words & Music, FREE and open until 10:00 p.m.

Schedule: American Tune Featuring Sean Watkins & Friends: A Singer-Songwriter Celebration of Paul Simon (July 27); Ibibio Sound Machine (August 3); Delgres (August 10); Daymé Arocena (August 17); David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana (August 24); and Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (August 31).

All concerts begin at 8:00 p.m.
FREE | RSVP requested
Parking is $10 per car (cash only) | Street parking strictly prohibited

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

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Sponsors

The 2017 Sunset Concerts season is made possible in part by generous support from:
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  • Odessa Havana

    David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana

    Thursday, August 24, 8:00 p.m. (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 p.m.)

    FREE

    Explore the rich and exhilarating connections between Jewish and Cuban music. Sharing Andalusian, Arabic, Roma, Sephardic, and North African ancestry, award-winning trumpeter David Buchbinder and Grammy-nominated Cuban pianist Hilario Durán team up with a global ensemble of jazz greats.

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  • Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo

    Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo

    Thursday, August 31, 8:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:30 p.m. and dance/drum workshop at 7:00 p.m.)

    FREE

    With their “singular, passionate, and purposeful voices” (NPR), Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado and the multigenerational band of musicians and dancers La Parranda El Clavo take the stage for the final concert of the season. Hailing from the tiny Venezuelan village called El Clavo—where their music ignites parties in the town square—these masterful performers invite audiences to discover, indulge, and celebrate the contagious beats of Afro-Venezuelan soul.

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