Grand Performances Free Summer Concert Series Downtown Los Angeles
Mark your calendars! The free family shows for this years summer series have been announced for the Watercourt stage at Grand Performances in downtown Los Angeles. The stage is built into a giant water fountain on California Plaza which is next to the MOCA,Broad Museums, and Pershing Square. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis or attendees can bring blankets and low-back chairs. Make sure to go early for the free interactive workshops that begin 30 minutes before each show time which are themed to the day's performance.
Shows include: (see site for full list of act/entertainers)
Cinderella by Sock Puppet Sitcom Theater (June 12 @3:00pm & 4:30pm) – Dress in your favorite fairytale garb and join the magically and musically reimagined telling of Cinderella in the style of a television situation comedy...with sock puppets.
Flutes Across the World (June 19 @ 3:00pm) – Award-winning film and theater composer and children’s performer John Zeretzke leads a flute-making workshop and an all-out, interactive jam session for kids to celebrate music of the world’s indigenous cultures.
José-Luis Orozco ¡Come Bien! Eat Right! (June 26 @ 3:00pm) – The beloved children’s entertainer leads an interactive musical feast of rhythm, rhyme, and culture blended with a bilingual message to eat right and live life to the fullest.
Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (July 3 @ 3:00pm) – Known as the face of kindie music, these Latin Grammy and Emmy winners bring smart, bilingual, crafty lyrics with irresistibly fresh pop beats.
The free and open to the public performances are presented at California Plaza, 350 S. Grand Avenue. For more information on seating, amenities, public transportation, parking, and more, visit http://www.grandperformances.org/ or call 213-687-2190