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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Jazz in the Park Concert Series Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Trio Latin Jazz   click for more information »

Jazz music is back in Playhouse Village with the new Jazz in the Park concert series presented by the Playhouse Village Foundation and sponsored by Ice House Comedy Club. Featuring Elliott Caine Quintet (Bepop, Boogaloo). Pick up a pic...

Event Location: Playhouse Village Park

Cost: Free

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Music at Noon Caroline Oltmanns pianist   click for more information »

Caroline Oltmanns is fast becoming a star in the piano world, which is heavily evident in her refined, crystalline playing and charismatic persona’ (Donald Hunt, Pianist Magazine). She reveals in her playing a deep connectivity between music and culture. Her impeccable musical phrasing combined wi...

Event Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Cost: Free

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Camerata Pacifica Presents Music by Shostakovich and Prokofiev   click for more information »

Music by Shostakovich and Prokofiev launch Camerata Pacifica’s 2022–23 concert season in Rothenberg Hall. Beloved principal artists Ani Aznavoorian (pictured) and Nicholas Daniel join violinist Tereza Stanislav plus Esto....

Event Location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Cost: $68.00

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Music in the Chinese Garden   click for more information »

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. A different solo musician performs each week, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, pipa, and erhu. Let the music transport you to another time and place as you stroll th...

Event Location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Cost: Free with admission

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m.

MUSEIQUE Offstage Education Workshop   click for more information »

Join MUSE/IQUE OFFSTAGE for a deeper look at their 2022 season L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music. Events feature guest artists direct from their stages, led by Heather Lipson Bell, Director of Education, Community Engagement, and Digital Media. MUSE/IQUE is a member-supported, nonprofit...

Event Location: Online (Virtual)

Cost: Free

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Wine Song Rupert Wates special guests and a song circle in Brads backyard   click for more information »

Brad Colerick hosts Wine & Song in his own backyard featuring Rupert Wates and special guests. Song circle afterward. Limited to 25 ticket purchasers. Light fare provided. BYOB. 6:00pm doors. Address provided following ticket purchase. Purchase tickets at the above link. Address provided with ticket...

Event Location: South Pasadena

Cost: $22.00

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Rupert Wates and Dan OSullivan   click for more information »

Rupert Wates is a renowned songwriter who will be joining forces with Dan O'Sullivan for a quality night of music. Rupert Wates was born in London, UK, and has been based in the US since 2007. He signed a publishing deal with Eaton Music (London) in 1994 and has been a full time songwriter ever si...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Friday, September 30, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Student Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents student recitals throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. These recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the student performers, howev...

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

Friday, September 30, 2022

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Astral Mixtape Performs   click for more information »

Astral Mixtape is a multifaceted band of LA-based musicians. Their original compositions and arrangements synthesize the music of their generation with classical instrumental virtuosity. They joyfully combine the spectacle of pop, the spontaneity of jazz, and the experimentation of contemporary musi...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Black Family Reunion   click for more information »

You're invited to Pasadena City College's "Black Family Reunion" - a family-centered event featuring Old School and New school marquee entertainment. With Rap Legend MC Lyte with Live performances by 6lack. Enrollment Resources, Food, Music, Games and Entertainment! Free admission. Register at t...

Event Location: Pasadena City College

Cost: Free

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Colburn Orchestra Ruth Reinhardt Conductor   click for more information »

Colburn School 2022-23 season kicks off with an emotional journey from a turbulent Brahms overture to Bartok’s lively Concerto for Orchestra. In between, a vibrant work for trumpet and orchestra highlights the instrument’s extensive range. Program includes: Brahms "Tragic Overture"; Desenclos ...

Event Location: Ambassador Auditorium

Cost: $15.00 - $30.00

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome Music by Bach   click for more information »

Mt. Wilson Observatory Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome presents Music by Bach (Concerto for two Violins, arr. for violin & cello by Cicely Parnas) and US Premiere of French composer Karol Beffa “Masques” for violin & cello. Featuring Ambroise Aubrun (vio...

Event Location: Mt. Wilson Observatory

Cost: $50.00

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Restoration Concert Fiato String Quartet   click for more information »

Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library's Restoration Concert Series continues with the Fiato String Quartet. The Fiato String Quartet are Carrie Kennedy (violin), Joel Pargman (violin), Aaron Oltman (viola) and Ryan Sweeney (cello). The members of Fiato hold degrees in music performance from ...

Event Location: South Pasadena Public Library Community Room

Cost: $20.00

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Jazz in the Park Concert Series Michael Haggins Friends Smooth Jazz   click for more information »

Jazz music is back in Playhouse Village with the new Jazz in the Park concert series presented by the Playhouse Village Foundation and sponsored by Ice House Comedy Club. Featuring Michael Haggins & Friends (Smooth Jazz).  Pick up a pic ...

Event Location: Playhouse Village Park

Cost: Free

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Joey Abarta The Sheep Stealers   click for more information »

The Sheepstealers are Joey Abarta on uilleann pipes and whistles, Brenda Castles on concertina and vocals and David McKindley-Ward on vocals and strings. Joey Abarta has spent more than half his life traveling, teaching and performing music on the uilleann pipes. In 2014 Joey was the first American ...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Monday, October 03, 2022

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Gonzalo Bergara Leah Zeger Perform   click for more information »

Join The Coffee Gallery Backstage for a special Monday night! A quintet featuring Gonzalo Bergara and Leah Zeger, two accomplished musical artists bringing their magic to Altadena. Gonzalo Bergara is considered one of the best interpreters of gypsy jazz playing, with his quartet, in the United State...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday Musicale in Concert   click for more information »

Tuesday Musicale of Pasadena is presenting a concert at the Altadena Baptist Church, 791 East Calaveras, Altadena . It is a free concert. On the program will be a Duo for viola and cello by Piston; a duo piano solo by Liszt, arias for soprano by Puccini & Wagner, and a Horn trio by Brahms. For ...

Event Location: Altadena Baptist Church

Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Music at Noon Riner Scivally Trio   click for more information »

Riner Scivally has performed with Alan Broadbent, Larance Marable, Stacey Rowles and Putter Smith. He received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College, an MM from USC, and later studied at the Scuola Civica di Milano in Italy. He is on the faculty of Pasadena City College and the Applied Music...

Event Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Music in the Chinese Garden   click for more information »

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. A different solo musician performs each week, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, pipa, and erhu. Let the music transport you to another time and place as you stroll th...

Event Location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Cost: Free with admission

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Wine Song Abby Posner South For Winter   click for more information »

Abby Posner has been a working musician in Los Angeles for the past 16 years. She is best known for her ability to play nearly any instrument that she can lay her hands on, twisting genres, and pushing the boundaries of folk and roots music. Her newest release Kisbee Ring hits the charts in Nov 2021...

Event Location: Mamma's Brick Oven

Cost: $15.00/Suggested donation

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m.

LA Composed Grand Avenue   click for more information »

From the worldwide influences of L.A.'s earliest days to the world stage that our city has become, the musical history of downtown Los Angeles is like a perpetual renaissance. Seemingly against all odds, its artists always find surprising ways to reinvent themselves, their art, and their community....

Event Location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Cost: Call for ticket cost

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Claudia Nygaard Performs   click for more information »

From the moment she takes the stage and says “hello”, you feel like you have known Claudia Nygaard a very long time. She is as open as an old friend, with a complete lack of self-censorship, and... her warm, resonant alto flows into a room like amber honey, delivering cinematic lyrics that are ...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Friday, October 07, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Student Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents student recitals throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. These recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the student performers, howev...

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

Friday, October 07, 2022

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Petty Party A Tribute to Tom Petty the Heartbreakers   click for more information »

The Coffee Gallery Backstage is delighted to host the return of a brand new act that debuted on its stage back in July of this year performing to a packed house and culminating in a rousing... standing ovation by everyone in attendance. Driven by a deep love and admiration for Petty’s music , Devi...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

Saturday, October 08, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

The Ash Grove Alumni   click for more information »

The years between 1958 and 1960 were a hell of a time for traditional music in Los Angeles. In 1960, Bob Stane became involved in running the Ice House in Pasadena. Three years earlier... a man by the name of Ed Pearl opened the doors to The Ash Grove across town at 8162 Melrose Avenue. The Ash Grov...

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00