On the Tapestry Stage
Kaleidoscope's main stage features a variety of world music for your listening pleasure. Choose one of our colorful Adirondack chairs, sit back, and relax to beautiful music!
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Hawaii's Na Hoku Hanohano award winner, Troy Fernandez, whose lightning fast picking and innovative style were instrumental in generating the ukulele renaissance of the early 90s, is one of Hawaii's most influential "voices" in contemporary island music.
The High-D Boys
11:30 - 12:30 PM
The High-D Boys started as a ukulele jazz band, with original members Patrick Summers and Javier Alcantara-Rojas, but they evolved into more of a show band, which was a natural evolution, thanks to Blomker’s theater background. They are not a band that stands there and plays one song after another. They encourage audience participation and the energy that brings, and they banter and joke with the crowd between songs, which creates magical experiences that are never the same twice.
1:00 - 2:15 PM
For over twenty five years, The Fenians have delivered their potent mix of traditional Irish folk and good old rock n roll all across the USA and Ireland. Their foundation is decidedly Celtic, but there is no mistaking the complimentary influences of Rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Jazz, and World music.
2:45 - 4:00 PM
Viva las MUJERES! Las Chikas come together to give birth to a multicultural female band that sets the stage on fire and is comprised of some of the most talented female musicians in the Southland. Salsa never looked so good in the City of Angels.
4:30 - 6:00 PM
Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating Caribbean music, namely, reggae, calypso, soca and steel drum music for quite some time now. Through the years they have mesmerized audiences around the world and brought ultimate enjoyment to all.
The Mosaic Stage presented by The Music Center
The Mosaic Stage showcases local musicians and vocalists. Choose one of our colorful Adirondack chairs, sit back, and relax to beautiful music!
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Sean Hill wishes to share his artistry embraces all while reminding us why we are beautifully fun beings regardless of what we go through or what we confront inside or out
Futa Toro West African Dance Ensemble
10:30 - 11:15 AM
A Futa Toro performance is a celebration of color, sound, movement and spirit. It is a vibrant, handclapping event that transports the audience to a distant West Africa village.
Korean Classical Music & Dance Company
11:30 am - 12:15 PM
An intricate, stylized fan dance in the finest tradition of the Korean court and a thrilling drum dance featuring unison drumming on suspended drums are just two of the offerings that grace the rich and varied repertoire of this exquisitely costumed ensemble.
David Parther's Poetry Jam
12:30 - 1:15 PM
Dubbed the “Maker of Merry” by the Los Angeles Times, actor David Prather has shared his lively blend of improvisation, verbal wit and physical comedy with audiences from schools to concert halls across California.
2:30 - 3:15 PM
Utilizing authentic instruments hand-crafted in Japan, the performers weave traditional and modern forms of taiko together and share elements of their Japanese and Japanese-American culture.
INCA, The Peruvian Ensemble
3:30 - 4:15 PM
INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. Their performance includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style).
4:30 - 5:00 PM
Presented by Sean Hill
The Music Center Presents: Arts Grown L.A.
Deepening and expanding the reach of free arts events and performances available to the public, Arts Grown L.A., a TMC Arts program, builds on The Music Center's highly successful work in schools and expands it to neighborhood settings. Though partnerships with municipalities and local community hubs, we are able support free, family-friendly events for all ages with a roster of world-class performing artists.
Enjoy free activities to unleash your inner artist!
Brush Strokes Live Studio Classes
Take our free Brush Strokes class and try your hand at painting Whimsical Pumpkin, Kissing Fish, and Western Sunset. Beginners are welcome! Instruction and painting supplies are free.
Register onsite; first come, first served. Must be 14 years or older; see our Kids Edition for budding artists aged 7 to 13.
Living Butterfly Vines
Take pleasure in the splendor of The Living Vines® as they come to life in an exquisite transformation. Nothing could be prettier than the lovely Monarch butterflies resting in the colorful flowers and lush green leaves. The iridescent hues of the Blue Morpho Butterflies against the stunning flowers of the Spring Living Vine are sure to leave memories that will linger for years to come.
Light Beings®, have been captivating audiences at a host of venues throughout the United States. Illuminated by beautiful blue LEDs or our NEW multicolored LEDs the stilted Light Beings® are conceived as entities from another world. Audiences are fascinated by the enigmatic way in which the Light Beings® shift seamlessly from character to character.
Keep an eye out for our live creations based on famous masterpieces will be roaming around the Amphitheater.
Live Ceramics Demonstrations
By Dan Phelan