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Pasadena Symphony Extends Music Director David Lockington’s Contract Through 2021-22 Season

The Pasadena Symphony Association on Thursday announced the contract renewal of Music Director David Lockington through the Symphony’s 2021-22 season. Lockington renews his role which began in 2013. Since then, the orchestra has shown tremendous growth, cementing the Pasadena Symphony as the area’s premiere destination for live symphonic music. “I am delighted to continue leading this orchestra and build on the growth we have achieved…

Forty Years Ago, An Eruption Out Of Pasadena: Van Halen Releases Its Debut LP

In the late ’70s, the writing seemed to be on the wall for hard rock. Punk had just exploded in the U.K., disco and soft rock reigned in the U.S. charts, and stadium bands like…

Pasadena POPS Conductor Michael Feinstein and Spouse Buy Iconic Cravens Estate for $7 Million

Acclaimed five-time Grammy-nominated musician and Pasadena POPS Principal Conductor Michael Feinstein and his spouse Terrence Flannery will soon soon make a home in Pasadena following their $7 million purchase of the iconic Cravens Estate in the…

The Music Plays On: Pasadena Symphony, Local 47 Musicians Reach New 5-Year Agreement

Click to enlarge Lora Unger, Chief Executive Officer of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops Balancing efforts to create a strong orchestra and improve the working conditions of its musicians, the Pasadena Symphony Association and the…

Ed Sheeran Sets Rose Bowl Concert Date on Heels of Grabbing Spotify’s Most Streamed Song Top Spot

Pasadena’s Rose Bowl will be the kick-off venue of English singer-songwriter star Ed Sheeran’s 15-show stadium tour across North America just announced for late summer and fall 2018 following the chart-busting success of his “Shape…

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Saturday, June 16 - 6:30 pm CRxEATIVITY's Shakti Festival

Saturday, June 16 - 7:00 pm Live at the Arboretum with Trace Adkins

Saturday, August 18 - 7:00 pm Summer Concert Series: Greg and the Gallows (Country/Americana)

Friday, June 01

Philthy Is The Name of the Game

Do you like the phat sound of horns mixed with your music making for full flavored music that makes the heart beat, the feet move,…

Saturday, June 09

Angeles Chorale Presents “Come Together: The Soundtrack of Our Lives”

What’s playing on your Spotify or Apple Music playlist? What songs were playing during the biggest moments of your life? The Angeles Chorale’s concert Come…

Saturday, June 16

Pittance Chamber Music Presents Showcase Concert 2018 “From Schubert to Schoenfield”

Pittance Chamber Music continues its 2017/18 season with its Annual Showcase Concert, From Schubert to Schoenfield – an evening of dynamic and eclectic chamber music.…

Saturday, August 25

MUSE/IQUE Announces Summer Series Programming, Called STATES/UNITED

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s pioneering live music organization and counter-conventional orchestra, is proud to announce the programming for its inaugural summer series at The Huntington Library, Art…

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Bieber Bugs Out of the Bowl

Pop music star Justin Bieber will not be coming to the Rose Bowl this weekend after all. According to a statement released Monday, Bieber has suddenly cancelled the remainder of his current tour and all ticket money will be returned. A statement from Bieber management said, “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over (the) last 18 months. He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with…

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