Summer Sounds 2012 Concert Series

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Summer Sounds

The City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission presented 2012 Summer Sounds, a concert performance series which took place throughout the summer at Kings Road Park and Plummer Park, with an eclectic mix of contemporary, jazz and world music. Click here to see some photos from the concerts.



Kings Road Park - 1000 N. Kings Road, at Romaine Street
Performances Sundays at 4:00 P.M.
Parking available at Kings Road Parking Structure and on adjacent streets.
(Please pay attention to on-street parking restrictions.)



June 24- Denise Donatelli—Music Sample
2010 Grammy Nominee (Best Jazz Vocalist), Denise  Donatelli continues to win audiences, performing at some of the country's leading jazz venues such as New York´s famed Dizzy´s Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center, Los Angeles' Steamers and Catalina's Jazz Clubs, and more. She has performed with a long list of jazz luminaries and has been featured with the Stan Kenton Alumni Orchestra.

 Louie Beltran July 8 – Louis Cruz Beltran—Music Sample
The Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Ensemble perform an extensive repertoire of music from Brazilian style and Afro-Cuban rhythms. They blend R&B, Salsa, Reggae, Latin, Rock and Jazz into a stimulating show which draws the audience to their feet and compels them to remain there throughout the evening. Louie is a conguero and members of his band work in many different international styles and instruments.
 beautiful people July 22 - Beautiful People - Music Sample
Catte Adams and Beautiful People are an L.A. Electronica band that takes pop, jazz, and originals and de-constructs them turning them into groovy and unusual arrangements. They have been known to transform classic hits such as “Heartbreak Hotel” and “You’re My Thrill” into lush and elegant versions you’ve never heard before.

Plummer Park - 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard, at Martel Avenue
Performances Sundays at 4:00 P.M.


 SD Plotz August 5- PLOTZ!—Music Sample
A fixture in Southern California’s underground Balkan/gypsy, jazz, and rock music scenes, PLOTZ! has been rocking stages and thrilling audiences for the better part of a decade. With Daniel Rosenboom on trumpets, Gavin Templeton on saxophones, Brian Walsh on clarinets and saxophones, Jake Vossler on guitars, Orest Balaban on bass, and Austin Wrinkle on drums, PLOTZ! is made up of some of California’s most accomplished and innovative young musicians.
Incendio August 19 – Incendio—Music Sample
Incendio is a Latin guitar world fusion group that features a unique compositional and performance slant. The group has explored jazz, Celtic, middle-eastern and electronica throughout their career, putting their own stamp on their self-produced music. They subtly bring influences as diverse as Weather Report, Jimi Hendrix, XTC, Paco de Lucia, Buddha Bar and Joni Mitchell to bear on their musical tapestry.

Chairs provided at all Summer Sounds events.
Kings Road Park and Plummer Park are also ideal picnic spots, so
bring a blanket and a basket and enjoy!
(All City parks are alcohol free.)

Visit the West Hollywood Marketing & Visitors' Bureau to plan your night out in West Hollywood

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