Here’s The Schedule For The FREE Twilight Summer Concert Series at Santa Monica Pier

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Got free concerts?

The Santa Monica Pier sure does!


This Thursday, July 9 represents the return of the 31st annual Twilight Concert Series at the Pier.

Twilight Concerts offer an eclectic mix of musical artists paired with a gorgeous backdrop, a combination that has it made this series one of L.A.’s signature summer events for over three decades running. Oh, and did we mention it’s 100% free?

This year’s lineup includes Morris Day, Ariel Pink, Jefferson Starship and plenty more with scheduled performances to take place every Thursday at 7:00pm starting on July 9 and concluding on September 10.

Check the full slate of dates / artists below.

Twilight Concert Series 2013
Twilight Concert Series 2013. Credit: T. Tseng via flickr

July 9, Thursday
Morris Day with Dam Funk at Santa Monica Pier

July 16, Thursday
Real Estate with Hippo Campus

July 23, Thursday
Cubanismo! at Santa Monica Pier

July 30, Thursday
JD McPherson with Sara Gayle Meech at Santa Monica Pier

August 6, Thursday
Australia Rocks w/Ben Browning (from Cut Copy) at The Pier at Santa Monica Pier

August 13, Thursday
Sister Nancy with Jesse Royal at Santa Monica Pier

August 20, Thursday
Ariel Pink with the Mynabirds at Santa Monica Pier

August 27, Thursday
Jefferson Starship with Purple Mountains at Santa Monica Pier

September 3, Thursday
Rebirth Brass Band with Miles Mosely & The West Coast Get Down at Santa Monica Pier

September 10, Thursday
Tune-Yards with Avid Dancer at the Santa Monica Pier

Parking is available in the 1550 Pacific Coast Highway Lot next to the Pier on a first-come, first-served basis. There is also special discounted parking in Beach Lot 4S, located at 2030 Ocean Avenue, just south of the Pier.

Expect it to get crowded quickly, so get there as early as possible to secure seating (lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged).



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