Go Metro Weekends, August 13-August 15

Another summer weekend filled with Metro accessible events. Lots of great music and cultural events, plan your weekend now!

Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at thesource@metro.net. Time and space constraints limit us from listing every accessible event in this city, but this curated list represents what we think is cool and easy to get to.

To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Blue = Friday, Red = Saturday, Green = Sunday. View Go Metro Weekends, August 13-August 15 in a larger map

Friday, August 13

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Budos Band at Levitt Pavilion
Instrumental music with deep funk rhythms and Afrobeat arrangements.
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

Wild Beasts at El Rey
Leeds based indie rockers bring their artful rock to the El Rey.
Website: //www.theelrey.com/
When: 8pm
Price:
$21
Where: El Rey, 5515 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/La Brea (20, 212/312, 720)

Natalie Merchant at the Orpheum Theatre
Singer/songwriter performs at the Orpheum.
Website: //www.laorpheum.com/
When: 8pm
Price:
$45-65
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Broadway/8th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 30, 35/335, 38, 40, 42, 45, 66, 30, 730, 740, 745) Broadway/9th (10/48, 38, 66)

Feel Good Film Festival
The motto is: “Leave a film festival feeling good!”
Website: //www.fgff.org/
When: Various times, August 13-15
Price: 
$10
Where: Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Las Palmas (212/312, 222, 217), Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Dance Downtown – Disco Night
Hustle the night away to disco favorites. No experience or partner necessary.
Website: //www.musiccenter.org/
When: 6:30pm
Price: 
FREE
Where: L.A. Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Temple/Grand (2/302, 4, 10/48, 92, 445)

The rest of this weekend’s events, after the jump.

Saturday, August 14

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Charanga Cakewalk at Levitt Pavilion
Artfully tweaked elements of tejano, flamenco folklorica, merengue, rock and ska.
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

Chinatown Summer Nights
Grab gourmet snacks from your favorite food trucks, sample dozen of restaurants and bars, explore stores and art galleries, and dance the night away with KCRW and local DJs spinning live.
Website: //www.chinatownsummernights.com/
When: 5pm-Midnight
Price: FREE
Where: Chinatown Central Plaza, 943-951 N. Broadway
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Chinatown Station

Seu Jorge at Club Nokia
Brazilian rockers come to Club Nokia.
Website: //www.clubnokia.com/
When: 7:30pm
Price:
$19.50-$40
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Olympic (28, 81, 439, 728, Silver Line)

Bloomfest 2010
Annual street fair known as Bloomfest which will feature 15 live bands, vendor booths and food trucks.
Website: //bloomfestla.com/
When: 12pm-11pm
Price: FREE
Where: Downtown Arts District, 3rd and Traction
Nearby Metro Rail
: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest at Exposition Park
Watch “The Breakfast Club” on a massive outdoor movie screen with food trucks!
Website: //www.outdoorcinemafoodfest.com/
When: 6pm
Price: $8
Where: Exposition Park
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Martin Luther King Jr/Hoover (40, 42), Martin Luther King Jr/Figueroa (81, 200), Martin Luther King Jr/Vermont (204, 740, 754), Vermont/Exposition (102, 204, 550, 754), Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)

Sunday, August 15

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Vijay Iyer at Levitt Pavilion
Acclaimed, innovative jazz pianist draws from American jazz and popular form.
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

Free For All Festival at The Echoplex
A music festival that is free for everyone.
Website: //freeforallfestival.com/
When: 4pm-Midnight
Price:
FREE
Where: The Echoplex, 1145 Glendale Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Glendale/Park (92), Sunset/Park (2/302, 4), Sunset/Alvarado (704, 2/302, 4, 200, 603)

Little Tokyo Nisei Week Grand Parade
Grand Parade featuring Nebuta Festival.
Website: //www.niseiweek.org/
When: 5:30pm
Price: FREE
Where: Little Tokyo
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Judge John Aiso/1st Street (30, 40, 42)

Flea Market at Space 15 Twenty
Featuring vintage clothes, accessories, local designers, music, arts, crafts and more!
Website: //www.space15twenty.com/
When:11am-4pm
Price: FREE
Where: Space 15 Twenty, 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Cahuenga (212/312, 217, 222) Sunset/Ivar (2/302)