Museums have the best deals for fun and low hassle live music options this summer!

Los Angeles has amazing outdoor concert venues like the Greek and the Hollywood Bowl, but did you know about the plethora of free/low cost concerts available at your local museums? To make it easy for you, we’ve listed all of your options below. Be sure to download The Culture List app and access all of the information you need to discover, curate and explore LA’s vast cultural offerings.

Autry Museum of the American West

Sizzling Summer Nights: Conjunto Oye!
Thursday, August 4, 6:00 PM

Sizzling Summer Nights: Son Mayor
Thursday, August 11, 6:00 PM

Sizzling Summer Nights: Columbian Latin Soul
Thursday, August 18, 6:00 PM

(Free for Autry Members / $12 Nonmembers / $8 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (under 12)
Space is Limited/ Reservations are recommended)

The Broad

Summer Happenings: Rostam, JLIN, Sparkle Division, Macy Rodman, Tabita Rezaire
Saturday, August 20, 8:30PM

(Admission: $35 )

El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA)

Art Walk Featuring Live Music
Thursday, August 18, 5:00PM- 9:00PM

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Theatre Dybbuk Presents Exagoge
Saturday, August 6, 8:00 PM
RSVP: 310-208- 3081, ext. 108

Getty Center

Garden Concerts for Kids, Jose-Luis Orozco
Saturday & Sunday, August 6 & 7, 4:00 PM

Garden Concerts for Kids: Mist Cookie Jar & The Chocolate Chips
Saturday & Sunday August 13 & 14, 4:00 PM

Garden Concerts for Kids: Renee & Friends
Saturday & Sunday, August 20 & 21, 4:00 PM

Friday Flights
Friday, August 26, 6:00 PM

Diane Coffee
Saturday, August 27, 6:00PM- 9:00PM

(Free/ No tickets required)

Getty Villa

taisha paggett & Yann Novak: Mountain, Fire, Holding Still
Saturday, August 27, 10:00AM- 8:00PM

(Free/ Advance Villa ticket required)

Hammer Museum

JAZZPOP: Cathlene Pineda Quartet
Thursday, August 4, 8:00 PM

JAZZPOP: Michael Vlatkovich Septet
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 PM

JAZZPOP: Sheldon Brown Ensemble
Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:00 PM

(Free/ No reservations required)


Jazz at LACMA; Dale Fielder
Friday, August 5, 6:00 PM

Latin Sounds- Afro Peruvian Jazz Project
Saturday, August 6, 5:00 PM

Sundays Live: Pianist Nadia Shpachenko
Sunday, August 7, 6:00 PM

Nick Mancini Organ Trio
Friday, August 12, 6:00 PM

Susie Hansen Latin Band
Saturday, August 13, 5:00 PM

Ernie Watts Quartet
Friday, August 19, 6:00 PM

Catina DeLuna & Lado Brazilian Project Featuring Otmaro Ruiz
Saturday, August 20, 5:00 PM

Friday, August 26, 6:00 PM

Latin Sounds: Orquesta Charangos
Saturday, August 27, 6:00 PM


The Music of Terry Riley
August 27, 7:30 PM
(Reserve tickets: $25 members and seniors (65+); $30 general admission; $10 students with ID.)

Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Lisa Hayley and the Zydekats
Thursday, August 18, 7:00PM- 9:30PM

(Regular price: $25, Member Discount: $ 12.50, Senior: $16, Student: $16)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Summer Nights in the Garden
Fridays, August 5 & 19, 2016
5:00pm- 9:00pm
(Advanced reservation required.)

Norton Simon Museum

Greg Reitan Trio
Saturday, August 6, 5:00PM

California String Quartet
Saturday, August 20, 5:00PM

Vicki Ray
Saturday, August 27, 5:00PM

(Free with museum admission)

Skirball Cultural Center

Sunset Concerts: Thalma de Freitas
Thursday, August 4, 8:00PM

Sunset Concerts: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem
Thursday, August 11, 8:00PM

Sunset Concerts: Music Maker Blues Revue
Thursday, August 18, 8:00PM

Sunset Concerts: Shai Tsabari and The Middle East Groove All Stars
Thursday, August 25, 8:00PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM; First come, first serve ; $10 per car. Must show parking stub in order to get entry tickets to the concert. Please bring stub with you.)

Featured Event

The Sounds of Our City: Leftover Cuties
Saturday, August 6, 12PM & 2PM

The Sounds of Our City:Deep Cut
Sunday, August 7, 12PM and 2PM

The Sounds of Our City: Los Angeles Chinese Music Ensemble
Saturday, August 13, 12PM and 2PM

The Sounds of Our City: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
Sunday, August 14, 12PM and 2PM

The Sounds of Our City: Nicholas LaGesse
Saturday, August 20, 12PM and 2PM

The Sounds of Our City: String Harmonies
Sunday, August 21, 12PM and 2PM

The Sounds of Our City: Pakaraguian Kulingtang Ensemble
Saturday, August 27, 12PM & 2PM

The Sound of Our City: Nathalia Palis
Sunday, August 28, 12PM & 2PM

(FREE with Museum Admission)

Torrance Art Museum

The Yuko Mabuchi Trio
Thursday, August 11, 6:00PM- 8:00PM


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