Music
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 were the legendary Etta James and Johnny Guitar Watson.   The Mixx in Pasadena will play host to a legendary performance by Empress Rosa Lee Brooks and the Brooks Project…

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…

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…

Music Events

Friday, September 28 - 7:30 pm Pasadena Conservatory of Music Student Recital

Friday, October 12 - 6:00 pm ArtNight at PCM

Friday, October 12 - 6:00 pm ArtNight Pasadena

Saturday, August 25

MUSE/IQUE Announces Summer Programming Updates for STATES/UNITED

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s pioneering live music organization and counter-conventional orchestra, announces additional programming for its inaugural summer series at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical…

Saturday, August 25

Norton Simon’s Popular Summer Concert Series Continues with Marlon Martinez and the Jazz Marlonius Quartet

From Top Clockwise: Marlon Martinez by Shayne Gray, Pianist Robert Thies, Absolute Focus by Bill Kennedy, The Odeum Guitar Duo by Ramona Trent. The Investigation…

Saturday, September 08

Pasadena POPS Season Finale Brings Two Tony Winners for the Best of Hit Shows that Traveled from Broadway to Hollywood

L-R: Erich Bergen, Christine Ebersole, Michael Feinstein. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony and Pops Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close out their popular outdoor summer…

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Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), a children’s choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled “And This Shall be for Beauty,” featuring a repertoire that illuminates LACC’s signature bel canto sound honed by highly regarded and much-loved Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, who is stepping down at the conclusion of the season, her 22nd at the Chorus’ artistic helm. In tribute to Tomlinson and her legacy, LACC presents a number of her favorite works as well as cornerstones of the choral literature. In addition, LACC performs a selection of world, US and West Coast premieres and great masterworks with longtime artistic partners Los…

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