Avenue 50 Studio and Hollywood Institute of Poetics invites you to the August edition of the BLUEBIRD READING series. 

Featuring:  Sun-Aug10-AVE50-StudioAndrea Gutierrez, John Martinez, Richard Vargas, and Désirée Zamorano.

plus OPEN MIC!!!  Sign up begins at 1:45

The event will be hosted by: Jessica Ceballos.

Books will be available for purchase and signing. FREE!

What: Opening reception
Where: Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N. Avenue 50, LA 90042
When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Phone: 323 258 1435
Website: http://www.avenue50studio.com/

IVeniceStreetLegendsn Venice…

The Venice Beach Festival hosts its second day today from noon to 7pm. My band mates (from the Country Legends) …Greg Cruz and Petr Hromadko perform as a duo version (The Venice Street Legends) at 2:30 today. It’s free! www.venicebeachfestival.com

In Santa Monica…

At Bergamot Station…there is a musical event/jam in front of Robert Berman Gallery @ space B7 from 12 – 4. This is a FREE potluck event. See FB page for details. https://www.facebook.com/events/432690563540626/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Also in Santa Monica…another Free musical event…Santa Monica Cultural Affairs is proud to present its 9th annual free jazz concert series featuring artists Critical Brass, Adaawe, Tom Nolan Band, Cats With Class, and Orquesta Charangoa each Sunday in August! We will also have L.A.’s hottest food and dessert trucks on site! Get your lawn chairs ready!

ThAugJazzon-theLawne show will run every Sunday in August (3, 10, 17, 24, 31).

Admission is free. Parking is free. Bike valet is free.

What: Performance
Where: 1836 Stewart Street Park Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 5-7pm every Sunday in August
Phone: 310-458-8350
Website: www.facebook.com/jazzonthelawn

Also in Santa Monica…

bG Sat-July26-bGGalleryGallery hosts a closing reception for “Ultimate Beach.” Daniel Rolnik traveled the entire perimeter of the USA to bring together the perfect group of artists for the ultimate beach exhibit.

Artists: Airom Bleicher, Alison Tharp, Casey Gray, Camilla Taylor, Daniel Rolnik, Gabriel Shaffer, Gay Summer Rick, Jack Reilly, Malcolm Stuart, Ryan McIntosh, Tim Kerr, Trace Mendoza, David Schonhoff, Patrick Hammerlain and Jason Hill.

Be aware this is the Ocean Ave location (not the Bergamot one)

What: Closing Reception
Where: Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, 1431 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Ca 90401
When: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 310.451.9983
Website: http://caporalebleicher.com

Don’t forget to check the Upcoming Events Page for all the FREE Summer music Events….and remember to SCROLL DOWN…there are LOTS of upcoming events!