Friday, September 3, 2010

A Sweet & Hot Labor Day

Here are some Labor Day festivities happening in the Los Angeles area, including a music festival featuring music from the 1920's, 30's, 40's and 50's that is sweet and hot (not in that order).

Jazz at LACMA Series and Latin Sounds LACMA Series
September 3rd Kamasi Washington and the Next Step
6pm BP Grand Entrance FREE
September 4th Violinist Susie Hansen and her 9-piece band
5pm Hancock Park FREE

Sweet & Hot Music Festival
September 3rd - 6th

All Day at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott (check website for ticket prices)

LA County Fair
September 4th - October 4th

Opens at 10am on September 4th (check
website for ticket prices)

Los Angeles Times Celebration of Food & Wine
September 5th

12pm-8pm Paramount Studios, Hollywood $55 General Admission
(kids 9 and under free w/adult)

Long Beach Blues Festival: The KJazz Blues Bash
September 4th
7pm Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSULB
$55 General Admission
The Taste of Beverly Hills
September 2nd - September 5th
Times vary by day 9900 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills (check website for ticket prices)

September 4th - September 6th
10am-6pm Downtown Hermosa Beach FREE

Dance Downtown at the Music Center (Samba)
September 10th (after Labor Day, but who cares, it's free!)
6:30pm-10pm Music Center Plaza, Downtown Los Angeles FREE

Plus, you can always do a walking tour of Santa Monica, Los Angeles, or a food tasting tour of Old Pasadena or Farmer's Market/3rd Street.

(Photographs: Flickr Creative Commons)

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