Back in April, many of us were not fortunate enough to escape to Coachella for a weekend of music, food and fun. But good news! The team behind Coachella has [continue reading]
Air + Style festival is making its third and final stop of the year here in Los Angeles this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19 at Exposition Park. If [continue reading]
Metro would like to thank Steps of Doe for getting up early and playing a really nice set this morning in the East Portal at Union Station. To learn more [continue reading]
Metro would like to thank Neptune Winds of the Colburn Conservatory of Music for playing in Union Station during the afternoon rush hour on Friday as part of the ongoing Metro Presents series. We hope everyone enjoyed the music! Click above to see larger versions of the photos. More pics after the jump!
Mark your calendars: Metro Presents Môfo, the only band in Los Angeles that plays in the traditional “pé de serra” style of forró. (Forró–pronounced fo-HAW–is accordion-driven, hip-swiveling dance music originating from the northeast of Brazil.) Check out the video above for a sample of forró sound from a flash mob in Germany. The band [continue reading]
Make Music Los Angeles, now in its 3rd year, is set to take place Saturday, June 21. Hundreds of free concerts will be taking place in public spaces throughout Los Angeles County from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Venues include Helms Bakery, Santa Monica Place, Grand Park, Eagle Rock Library, [continue reading]
A little warm weather on Saturday didn’t keep crowds at bay as thousands of people descended on Union Station for the building’s 75th anniversary celebration that featured live music, train exhibitions, speeches from dignitaries and a lot of folks who apparently wished it was 1939 all over again. The above [continue reading]
Here are a few photos from the JazzMob that took place Wednesday afternoon at Union Station — coinciding with International Jazz Day. It was nice to hear some jazz gracing the station’s waiting room and hopefully spruced up rush hour for commuters. The event was organized by the Jazz Education Network [continue reading]