Summer is almost over…..sTwilight Concert Serieso it’s a good time to head to the pier and enjoy the Hot 8 Brass Band and The Gumbo Brothers. Nice to see some locals jammin out on the pier….You go boys!

BAND REPLACEMENT ...the New Orleans band Hot 8 Brass is Stuck in New Orleans due to the storme.

However,  The Brooklyn funk band, The Pimps of Joytime will be taking their place.

Thurs-8.30-SMPier-GumboBrosAnd their parnters in crime are The Gumbo Brothers…Venice Locals may know these guys from the annual Mardi Gras parade on the boardwalk including a traditional brass band, funky drum corps, dancers and costumed bead-throwing revelers.

What: Twilight Concert Series, Hot 8 Brass Band and the Gumbo Brothers
Where: Santa Monica Pier, at corner of Ocean Ave. and Colorado Ave
When: Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Or in Silver Lake, enjoy Billy’s Thursday Night Fish Fry and Community Social #7.  Each month, Wacko / La Luz de Jesus presents a FREE Performance Salon.

TThurs-8.30-LaLuzAug12FishFryhis event includes performances by host and M/C comedian Blaine Kapatch (Comedy Central, Los Angeles Derby Dolls), The Purple Gang (their first LA show in over 3 years), (Feat. members of Tex & the Horseheads, The DIs, The Hangmen, Kix, Thelonious Monster, The Joneses & Rhino Bucket).

Also , Buddy Zapata (with Greg Boaz), Prima Donna (a rare, acoustic set), Pedal Steel from our very own Michael Rozon, with Johnny Indovina & Billy Shire will all be performing. Of course the Fishfry, Francois & John (Motorcycle Boy) will be outside.

What: Performance, “Billy’s Thursday Night Fish Fry & Community Social,” Comedian Blaine Kapatch will host.
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 8:00 pm -11:00 pm
Phone: (323) 663-0122

Thurs8.30 KellyCarlinKelly Carlin, George Carlin’s daughter shares tales of growing up with the famous comedian with stories, video footage and family memorabilia. 

Written by Kelly Carlin; Directed by Paul Provenza; Produced by RKM Productions

Price: $20  Buy Tix here

What: Performance, Kelly Carlin
Where: Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St. Santa Monica,90401
When: 8:00 pm