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West Hollywood's Summer Sounds concert series returns with free outdoor performances

Enjoy live music every Sunday night from July 7 to August 18 at Plummer Park

The City of West Hollywood's free outdoor concert series “Summer Sounds” will return in 2024. Concerts will take place on select Sunday evenings from July 7 through August 18 at 4 p.m. at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard. Organized by the city's arts department, the concerts are free. Although registration is requested, no reserved seating is available. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnics, parking blankets and low chairs. Food can be purchased.

For more information about the artists and details about the series, visit www.weho.org/summersounds.

Concert schedule and cast

July 7, 2024: Blanco y Negro, Andre Cruz, Chris Lujan and DJ Monalisa open the series. Blanco y Negro, a Latin ska band from Los Angeles, has been entertaining audiences with their infectious rhythms and upbeat sound for over a decade. Andre Cruz and Chris Lujan, backed by the Black Diamond Rhythm Band, will deliver a mix of fuzz-heavy, groovy soul and funk. DJ Monalisa, known for her diverse, genre-bending sets, will also perform.

July 28, 2024: Emi Secrest, The Gumbo Brothers and DJ R-Tistic will take the stage. Emi Secrest, a Southern singer/songwriter with a powerful voice, has worked with artists such as Christina Aguilera and Kanye West. The Gumbo Brothers from Los Angeles mix New Orleans funk and West Coast hip-hop. DJ R-Tistic, known for his high-energy sets and DJ mixes, will also perform.

August 18, 2024: The Neighborhood Orchestra (NOC) and DJ Aaron Paar will close the series. NOC, a Los Angeles-based ensemble, is known for its cross-genre performances and collaborations with industry icons. DJ Aaron Paar, a well-known figure in LA's DJ and underground club scene since the early '90s, will also perform. This concert is presented in partnership with Grand Performances and supported by an arts grant from the City of West Hollywood.