The Music Center Launches Summer SoundWaves

Summertime fun continues as The Music Center launches The Music Center’s Summer SoundWaves, a new outdoor music series that will take place on its Jerry Moss Plaza on two Saturday nights, August 21 and September 4, 2021.

Programmed by TMC Arts, Summer SoundWaves will feature two affordable and family-friendly concert performances, offering the sounds of an Angeleno summer and ranging from the musical fusions of Afro-Mexican rhythms to pulsating electronic dance beats. The first event features the quintessential L.A. band Las Cafeteras (August 21, 2021), reinvigorating the roots music of Latinidad with a modern thrust. The Music Center performance for

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Brit Floyd at the Rose Music Center on July 31

Q: How has life been for you and the group this past year?

A: Well, obviously, the last 18 months has been a challenging time for everybody. We’ve not played a concert since March of last year. We were actually two weeks into a U.S. tour and it had to abruptly come to a halt. We’ve all been in our various homes since then, waiting for it to be possible to tour again. Fortunately, that time has come and we’ll be reconvening in the U.S. next week to start the tour.

Q: As a touring musician, what was it like

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During the interim, after our long COVID restrictions in Los Angeles began to lessen, The Music Center and with the generosity of Glorya Kaufman and her continual support for Dance, created a fabulous summer program for Los Angeles, entitled “Dance At Dusk” in the outdoor area in between the three theatres, the Ahmanson, the Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The tentative plans are to open up the theatres for live performances in the near future.

“The Jerry Moss Plaza” was created to present outstanding dance performances this summer, in a beautiful setting, culture, abounding all around, and

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James Taylor, Jackson Browne mark return of pop, rock shows to Blossom Music Center: 10 things to know before you go

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — This weekend, Blossom Music Center will be rocking once again when James Taylor and Jackson Browne take the stage on July 31.

Blossom has already been hosting plenty of live music events, thanks to the Cleveland Orchestra’s residency at the summer venue. But this weekend, concert promoter Live Nation kicks off its first show of many, marking a major return to live rock music here in Northeast Ohio.

“We are incredibly excited about the return to live music at Blossom Music Center. Hosting two iconic Rock Hall inductees James Taylor and Jackson Browne makes this grand

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Liz Phair Drops Out of Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour SPIN

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10 things to do in Greater Cincinnati this week, including Foo Fighters live

Stagger Lee

This Cincinnati-based country band has been rocking it since 1981. They play everything from Merle Haggard to Stevie Ray. See them at Voice of America MetroPark on Wednesday at 7 p.m. There is no admission cost. For more information, call 513-867-5835 or visit

Whiskey Myers, The Steel Woods, Jason Nix

The Southern country rockers were supposed to perform in May, but they were rescheduled to this week. The Steel Woods and Jason Nix will open. See them at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati on Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $25-$38. For more information, call 513-232-6220

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