In a ceremonious launch at Fingerprints Music the Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) held the kick off for the 10th annual Summer and Music series.
After a successful 720° Pine, the next Summer and Music (SAM) event will take over the Pike in downtown Long Beach, with Santa Barbara-based indie rock outfit Gardens & Villa set to headline the always peculiar, always outlandish, always inspiring affair that is Twisted at the Pike.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates’ (DLBA) Summer and Music (SAM) will officially kick off its eighth season with the return of the all-skateboarding, live music event, 720° Pine, coming Saturday, June 25.
The Summer and Music (SAM) concert series is arguably the thriving, pulsing heart and soul of Long Beach’s music scene, and if a packed Art Theatre, with attendees happily standing in the back without a seat to find and crowding the foyer with anticipation of its kick off event isn’t telling of this eighth year to come, we don’t know what is.
Today at 6:00PM, Summer and Music is celebrating its eighth year with a free concert and film screening at the historic Art Theatre, on 4th Street’s Retro Row. There will be performances by DJ Dennis Owens, Tigers in the Sky, Kontrapunktus, and Greater California. In this Q&A with Culture Agent columnist Sander Roscoe Wolff, Fingerprints Music owner Rand Foster speaks about the film and today’s event.
Now entering its eighth season, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA)’s Summer and Music (SAM) has built what is arguably one of the most loved and respected music events in Long Beach. It thus seemed more than fitting that the founders and organizers document its compelling history as the festival moves forward.
Long Beach band Rival Sons is set to headline Buskerfest, the last and quite coveted event of the 2015 Summer and Music Festival (SAM), with an acoustic performance on Saturday, September 5 in downtown’s East Village, the Downtown Long Beach Associates announced today.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates announced Wednesday that the electro-punk outfit Fartbarf will bring their slightly disturbing stage presence, yet undeniably infectious dance beats to the next Summer and Music (SAM) event, Twisted at the Pike.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates’ (DLBA) Bicycle Drive-In event, originally scheduled for Saturday and part of its free Summer and Music Festival, has been rescheduled for Friday, July 24.