Museum

    Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

    July 26, 2018

    8:00 pm To 9:30 pm

    Hailed as a “driving motivational force” (Huffington Post) with a voice that’s “the stuff of dreams” (Essence), Oakland-born singer-songwriter Goapele—whose name means “to move forward” in the African language Setswana—kicks off this season of Sunset Concerts with her deeply personal take on R&B, soul, funk, and hip-hop.Read more…

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036 USA

    July 28, 2018

    5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

    SitaraSon brings a bright new concept in Son music with their evocative Afro-Cuban rhythms and unique sound. One of the last Afro-Cuban Masters from his generation, Maestro Lazaro Galarraga has ensured that his music continues through an unbreakable bond formed with his band.Read more…

    Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

    August 2, 2018

    8:00 pm To 9:30 pm

    Embrace the peace and calm of Malawi with Peter Mawanga. Dubbed “the voice of the voiceless” in Malawi, Mawanga sings socially conscious songs paired with traditional African rhythms.Read more…

    Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

    August 12, 2018

    12:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    Join composer, songwriter, arranger, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story on a journey through Near Eastern and African music. Performances will be at Noon and 2:00 PM.  Informed by his current ethnographic research at UCLA, Story has assembled a first-rate group of Armenian and Ethiopian musicians to explore the theme of nostalgia,…Read more…