Thursday, May 9, 2013

Sonic Overdrive: Songs and Stories through the Streets of Los Angeles

Explore L.A.'s eclectic sonic environment from punk to gospel, cumbia to hip hop, rock, Norteño, and country. Hosted by music critic, historian, curator and director of the Popular Music Project Josh Kun, the evening's lineup offers a journey through L.A.'s musical geographies, from East L.A. to Malibu.

Sonic Overdrive will include performances by Chris Hillman (The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers), Exene Cervenka (X, The Knitters), underground hip-hop veteran Busdriver, Latin fusion band La Santa Cecilia, soul-and-gospel legend Merry Clayton (whose background vocals helped define songs by Neil Young, Carole King, and the Rolling Stones), alternative-rock favorites Silversun Pickups and will feature a guest appearance by students from the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Additional performers to be announced.

Friday, May 31, 2013 :: 7:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, The Getty Center
Tickets are $20. Call (310) 440-7300 or click here for tickets..
Parking is $10 after 5:00 p.m.

No comments: