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Play Inspired by Pasadena’s Most Famous Band Opens in New York City Off-Broadway

Atlantic Theatre Company in New York is preparing to present a world premiere of a new play that’s inspired by Van Halen, the band that brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen formed in Pasadena and San Marino 40 years ago which became one of America’s most popular rock bands of the late 70s and 80s. The theatre company avoids using the Van Halen name throughout…

Amidst “City as Wunderkammer” Festival, Fulcrum Arts Throws First Fundraising Gala

Fulcrum Arts, known formerly the Pasadena Arts Council, held its annual fundraising benefit Wednesday night in the midst of its biennial AxS Festival: City as Wunderkammer, which continues to run through this Sunday. The annual…

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…

The Legendary Rosa Lee Brooks Performs in Pasadena

  It’s not every day you get to watch a true star perform in front of your very eyes. One that has spent her life working alongside the likes of Jimi Hendrix, and whose mentors…

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…

Music Events

Friday, December 21 - 8:00 pm Christopherson/ CLucas/ Liebig Performs

Thursday, January 03 - 7:30 pm Hank Mehren Trio Performs

Wednesday, January 09 - 7:00 pm Wine and Song: Pretty Polly and Jerry Boonstra

Thursday, December 13

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, Scheduled to Perform in Pasadena Next Month, Collapses During Billy Joel Concert

Via Facebook grab Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, scheduled to perform at The Rose in Pasadena on December 13, was rushed to a hospital in New…

Saturday, December 15

Pasadena’s Cherished Holiday Concert Returns to All Saints Church with the Pasadena Symphony

Valarie Pettiford. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops The Pasadena Symphony’s annual Holiday Candlelight concert returns to All Saints Church on Saturday, December 15, 2018.…

Tuesday, January 08

Camerata Pacifica Continues its “Why Beethoven?” Project with Performance of the Composer’s Septet in E-Flat Major

Via Facebook grab Camerata Pacifica kicks off the new year with a continuation of its ambitious “Why Beethoven?” project with a performance of the composer’s…

Sunday, January 20

Pittance Chamber Music Presents Piano Quartets with Robert Thies

Pittance Chamber Music, known for featuring the extraordinary resident artists of the Los Angeles Opera pit and stage, presents Piano Quartets with Robert Thies, the…

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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 of You.” In his first live Instagram post to his fans last week from Boston where he performed a concert, the 26-year old Sheeran announced that his first stadium tour starts at the Rose Bowl on August 18 next year and wraps up on November 10 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. General concert tickets will go on sale on October 20 with a fan…

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