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Boogaloo Assassins 10th Anniversary

June 23 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Nance Arte presents Boogaloo Assassins 10th Anniversary at the Echo 21+/$10 pre-sale/$15 day-of-show 2 sets of live music/Djs/Special Guests 9pm->2am Join Boogaloo Assassins, our fans, and familia for a party 10 years in the making! Formed in 2007 by members of Ocean 11, Hepcat, See Spot, and Five Degrees of Soul, Los Asesinos quickly became a staple of the Los Angeles live music scene playing their favorite Latin Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Salsa and Latin funk tunes from the 1960's and…

Seu Jorge – The Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David Bowie

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brazilian troubadour Seu Jorge celebrates Bowie’s catalog (with an orchestra for the first time) through the lens of his role in Wes Anderson’s classic film The Life Aquatic; his classic Brazilian samba sets the stage. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change. Questions? Call the Box Office at 323.850.2000 or visit

Afro Funke’ Summer in Venice Edition at Townhouse!

June 29 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

--------------:~0~:---------------- AFRO FUNKÉ – Summer in Venice Edition @ Townhouse / Del Monte Speakeasy --------------:~0~:---------------- Afro Funke' --------------:~0~:---------------- Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia, Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House, Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted Soul music from around the world. --------------:~0~:---------------- Thursday, June 29, 2017 featuring AFRO FUNKE'​ resident DJs: • Jeremy Sole (Worldwide FM) + • Glenn Red (La Junta) + very special guests to be announced…. hosted by: Rocky Dawuni *GRAMMY Nominated Musician &…

Cumbia at the Bowl!

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate Mexican Independence weekend with some of cumbia’s most beloved artists. A fusion of African and indigenous influences, cumbia is the soundtrack to weddings, quinceañeras and backyard parties across Latin America, and is guaranteed to have everyone on their feet! Questions? Call the Box Office at 323.850.2000 or visit

Astral Progressions with Josef Leimberg

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Virtuoso trumpeter and composer Josef Leimberg will make his Ford Theatres debut performing music from his recent album, Astral Progressions, a fusion of cosmic jazz with soul, R&B and hip-hop. Josef appeared on Kendrick Lamar's Grammy Award–winning LP To Pimp a Butterfly, and has worked with Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Funkadelic, Thundercat and Dr. Dre, among others.  For his Ford performance, he will bring along some of his favorite musicians and collaborators, including soul songstress Jimetta Rose, to perform his…

Café Tacvba • La Santa Cecilia • Mon Laferte

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating a triumphant new release, Café Tacvba, the undisputed leader of Mexico City’s alt-rock scene, will close an epic celebration of our diverse Latin American communities. L.A.’s own Grammy®-award winning La Santa Cecilia brings a modern hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music. Chilean songstress Mon Laferte with her raw and deeply layered voice integrates boleros with pop, rock and melancholic lyrics. This program is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty with arts institutions…

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