It’s the Summer of 2023.…It’s time for 2023 LA FREE Concerts. Pack a picnic, catch up with friends, grab a blanket, and relax. Here is a list of some of our staff’s top picks.
2023 LA FREE Summer Concerts
The Farmer’s Market Music
Summer Music series at the Farmer Market is back starting June 1, 2023! Free music takes place every Thursday evening from 6-8pm and enjoy a great mix of musical genres while you shop, dine and relax at The Original Farmers Market. Location: Farmers Market Plaza near the Clock Tower. June 1 – August 31, 2023; Farmer’s Market, 6333 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA; https://www.farmersmarketla.com
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
In the Miracle Mile area…LACMA presents its 2023 Jazz concert series.
FRIDAYS at 6pm: JAZZ – Celebrate L.A.’s finest jazz musicians! Performances have featured such legends as Kenny Burrell, Billy Childs, John Clayton, etc. Fridays in June 6-8pm; CLICK HERE for schedule and more info.
Los Angeles County Museum, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA; (323) 857-6234; https://www.lacma.org/programs/music
Grand Performances LA FREE Concerts
Grand Performances celebrates its 37th Summer Season of Free Concerts at California Plaza in DTLA! With music from across Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia, GP’s 2023 Summer Season brings together a diverse mix of genres and generations, from samba to doo-wop, salsa to hip-hop, jazz to cumbia, and much more. Highlights of the season include buzz-heavy cumbia punk marimba rockers Son Rompe Pera, Iranian musician and political activist Shahin Najafi, groundbreaking West African kora master Sona Jobarteh, Chicano jazz innovator Garrett Saracho presented by Jazz is Dead, West Coast hip-hop legend DJ Battlecat, iconic cumbia sonidera pioneer Grupo Kual, an all-star live band Tribute to Art Laboe presented by dublab, and its annual collaboration with KCRW Summer Nights.
The free summer music series takes place Saturday nights 6-10pm (EXCEPT for July 1, 2023) at California Plaza 350 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071; https://www.grandperformances.org
Levitt Pavilion / MacArthur Park LA FREE Concerts
Concerts featuring acclaimed, emerging talent to seasoned, award-winning performers in a broad range of music genres take place at Levitt Pailion in MacArthur Park in downtown LA. Runs: June 10 – September 3;
Levitt Pavilion / MacArthur Park Los Angeles Free Concerts, W. 6th Street & South Park View Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90057; http://concerts.levittlosangeles.org/
West Hollywood’s Summer Sounds LA FREE Concerts
The City of West Hollywood returns outdoors for its 2023 Summer Sounds Free Outdoor Concert Series, which will take place on select Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. between Sunday, June 25, and Sunday, August 20, at Plummer Park, located at 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard, in West Hollywood. CLICK HERE for more info and full schedule.
Sunset Concerts at the Skirball
Skirball Cultural Center offers us even more 2023 LA FREE Concerts. Lineup features diverse artists from around the globe, across the country, and here at home in LA. Each embraces popular music genres that build upon the styles of traditional world music—and each is sure to inspire audiences to get on their feet to sing and dance along
Thursdays at 8:00 pm. July 21 – August 25; No reservations; The event is free but admission and seating are on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a Parking FEE per car during the concert series; Street parking strictly prohibited; Doors to the concert venue open at 6:30 pm. Skirball Cultural Center, N. Sepulveda Blvd. off the 405 Freeway; (310) 440-4500; CLICK HERE for more info; http://skirball.org
Beverly Hills Concerts on Cannon
The City of Beverly Hills presents its FREE music series – Concerts on Cannon every Thursday night running from June 1 – August 24; Beverly Cannon Gardens Park, 241 N. Cannon Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210; https://www.beverlyhills.org/concertsoncanon/
Marina Del Rey’s FREE Concerts
Burton Chace Park hosts Symphonic Thursdays at 7pm; Pop Saturdays at 7pm;
Runs July 15 – August 19; Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey; 424.526.7900; https://www.visitmarinadelrey.com/events/free-summer-concert-series
If you would like to find out more about past concerts CLICK HERE for a full listing. Also if your know of more 2023 LA FREE Concerts, let us know. We can add them.