Grand Performances (GP), the longest-running presenter of free concerts in downtown Los Angeles, has announced the line-up for its upcoming 2022 season.
GP’s 36th annual summer concert series features an exciting, eclectic line-up of global music, dance, poetry, theater and family programming, running every Saturday from June 4 to September 24 at California Plaza in the heart of DTLA.
With music from across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, GP’s 2022 Summer Season brings together a diverse mix of genres and generations, from cumbia to classical, funk to folkloric, jazz to jam bands, and everything in between.
The complete schedule follows:
June 4: COLA 2022 Artist Fellows
June 11: Aditya Prakash Ensemble and Nick Smith
June 18: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (2pm – 6pm) ***
June 25: Boleros De Noche: A Tribute to Agustín Lara
July 2: A Midsummer Live Stream (Online Only) ***
July 9: Scary Pockets and Rozzi Crane
July 16: World Stage presents Black Nile and Linafornia
July 23: Pakistan Arts Council presents Ali Sethi
July 30: KCRW Summer Nights
August 6: Melissa Polinar
August 13: Extra Ancestral
August 20: Farhang Foundation
August 21: M&M Afro-Persian Experience (West Hollywood Plummer Park)
August 27: dublab presents Alice Coltrane: An Expansive Spirit
September 3: KCRW Summer Nights
September 10: The Fountain Theatre presents Citizen: An American Lyric
September 17: Cumbiatón
September 24: Renee Goust
All GP events are free, outdoors, and all-ages. The California Plaza is located at 350 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071. Concerts are from 6 pm to 10 pm, unless otherwise noted.