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Heading Into First Pasadena Daydream Festival, The Cure Sparks Guitar Sales After Glastonbury Performance

Image courtesy Carlos Vareta Sales at a UK-based guitar business spiked significantly after The Cure, the British rock band that will headline and curate the first Pasadena Daydream festival at the Rose Bowl in August, performed at the recent Glastonbury Festival. The retailer, Guitarguitar, said electric guitar sales went up 16 percent at the weekend following the concert at Worthy Farm in Somerset in late…

Korean Pop Boy Band BTS Rose Bowl Concerts Reportedly Were the Highest-Grossing Engagements in Stadium History

Korean pop sensation BTS grossed over $50 million from only eight shows in May, including their back-to-back “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, topping the monthly list of tour grosses…

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena Has Become a Bandshell of Echoes

If it wasn’t yet clear, the Pasadena Pavilion for the Performing Arts will not be offering a 17th consecutive summer concert series this year. “We hope to restore ongoing seasonal entertainment at the Pavilion in…

Classical Music Concert of the Pasadena Community Orchestra

Pasadena Community Orchestra (PCO) performs Adam’s Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Elgar’s Nimrod from Enigma Variations, Mozart’s Impresario Overture, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, as well as Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto in D with Young Artist Competition…

Report: Reason The Rolling Stones Postponed Rose Bowl Concert is Jagger Needs Heart Valve Replacement Surgery

Sources told the Drudge Report Monday the reason The Rolling Stones postponed their May 11 Rose Bowl concert is that frontman Mick Jagger, 75, is set undergo heart valve replacement surgery from which he vows…

Music Events

Friday, July 26 - 8:00 pm Grex + Similar Fashion

Saturday, August 24 - 10:00 am Thomas Hooten Brass Workshop

Sunday, September 29 - 10:00 am World Music Series Presents Carolyn Sykes

Saturday, July 20

Ragas and Rhythmic Patterns with Kamaljeet and Jas Ahluwalia

On Saturday, July 20, the Norton Simon welcomes back husband and wife duo Kamaljeet and Jas Ahluwalia. Kamaljeet Ahluwalia plays the santoor, an exquisite hammered…

Saturday, August 03

Michael Feinstein Puts Down the Baton and Picks Up the Mic to Give You a Backstage Pass into Cole Porter’s World

L-R: Michael Feinstein, Mitzi Gaynor, Larry Bank Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night…

Saturday, August 03

Michael Feinstein Puts Down the Baton and Picks Up the Mic to Give You a Backstage Pass into Cole Porter’s World

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to sing the best of Cole Porter on Saturday, August 3 at…

Saturday, August 24

MUSE/IQUE Announces 2019 Summer Season at The Huntington

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s pioneering performing arts organization, is proud to announce its second summer music series at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens on…

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Pasadena Symphony and Pops Hosted An Enchanted Evening at Centennial Square

On a sultry Saturday evening the Pasadena Symphony and POPS hosted over 400 guests for an elegant soiree that lit up Centennial Square, set against the iconic rotunda of Pasadena City Hall. A whopping $360,000.00 was raised for the Symphony and POPS. Guests enjoyed a festive reception in the courtyard of Pasadena’s City Hall and dined under the stars in a transformed Centennial Square by Jacob Maarse Florists with a luxe dinner by Claud Beltran. Music Director David Lockington and members of the orchestra serenaded the audience and the 2018 Luminaries Barbara Steinwedell and the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw…

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