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CONCERT LISTINGS BY DATE - MARCH 2017

The listings on the site are for free concerts and music-related events in Orange County, parts of Los Angeles County, and parts of the Inland Empire. Most of the events listed are offered to the general public or residents of certain cities free of charge. Events in clubs, bookstores, cafes and other similar venues covered elsewhere generally are not included. This page lists concerts by date for the month of March 2017. Please remember that although every attempt is made to bring you the most current concert information, all schedules are subject to change. It is recommended that you confirm any performance you wish to attend.

     What's coming in March? With the weather being what it has been so far this year, March may turn out to be a relatively quiet month. There will be many symphony performances, and college/university programs are back in full swing. During the month there will also be programs celebrating Women's History month and a few celebrations for St. Patrick's Day, too! As always, the music at the events listed is free (though the food vendors, rides and other activities found at most of the festivals and fairs are not). For those interested in seeing past summer versions of the site, links are available on the site book preview page.

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WEDNESDAY MARCH 1

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Student Recitals. Students in private lessons at Pomona College will perform solos and chamber selections. The program will take place at 8:15 p.m. in Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Avenue. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

GLENDALE - "MUSIC AT NOON" CONCERTS. The free half-hour concerts on the first and third Wednesdays of each month take place from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. at Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Avenue. This month's concerts will be: March 1 - Ergo Musica, Baroque concerts on period instruments curated by Adriana Zoppo, and March 15 - Harpsichordist Arthur Omura. Information: (818) 244-7241, www.fbcglendale.net or www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.

LA MIRADA - BIOLA UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. On March 1, Composition Major Recital. The program will include original works, in both contemporary and classical styles, composed by Conservatory music composition majors. Performers will be Conservatory soloists and ensembles. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Lansing Recital Hall, Crowell Music Building. On March 31, Contemporary Music Ensembles Concert. The Biola Worship and Commercial Music majors will present their spring concert outside the SUB Fireplace Pavillion. Four bands will be performing popular contemporary songs. The campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, www.biola.edu or http://academics.biola.edu/music/events.

LA MIRADA - NOON CONCERTS AT BIOLA UNIVERSITY. Li-shan Hung, piano, and Naoko Kamata, piano. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, http://ccca.biola.edu/events, http://academics.biola.edu/music/events or www.biola.edu/music.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC VISIONS AND VOICES SERIES EVENTS. Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca: Antigona. Antigona is Martin Santangelo's flamenco interpretation of Sophocles' Antigone performed by Noche Flamenca and starring flamenco superstar Soledad Barrio. Barrio plays a disenfranchised woman struggling against patriarchal authority. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Bovard Auditorium. Reservations are required and may be made on the Visions and Voices website beginning January 30 at 9 a.m. Information: (213) 740-0483 or www.usc.edu/visionsandvoices.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - MIDDAY ORGAN RECITAL AT OUR LADY OF ANGELS CATHEDRAL. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES Three programs. The "Music @ Rush Hour" concert will take place at 5 p.m. in the Simon Ramo Recital Hall. At 7:30 p.m. in the Alfred Newman Recital Hall, Thornton Edge. The program for the concert will include Stephen Hartke: Gradus, Jeffrey Holmes: microtonal work for nine players, vocal music from David Lang, and other works. Also at 8 p.m. in the Ground Zero Performance Cafe - Popular Music: First-Year Showcase, led by professors Andy Abad and Patrice Rushen. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - FOWLER OUT LOUD AT THE UCLA FOWLER MUSEUM. Unless otherwise noted, performances will take place at 6 p.m. outdoors in the courtyard of the Fowler Museum on the UCLA campus. This month's performances will be: February 1 - Balkanized: Songs and Compositions from the Black Sea with the Balkanized Ensemble, February 8 - Hiroki Ishihara-Baez (World/Variety/Eclectic), February 15 - Josephine (Singer-Songwriter/Pop), February 22 - Pallavi Sriram (South Indian Music/Dance), and March 1 - Steven T. Gordon (Jazz). Information: (310) 825-4361 or www.fowler.ucla.edu.

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MUSIC AT NOON CONCERTS. Riner Sciavally, jazz guitar, Jennifer Morris/Watts, piano, and Michael Alvidrez, bass. Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

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THURSDAY MARCH 2

ANAHEIM - DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM FARMERS MARKET. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

AZUSA - AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. Chamber Music Series. The first of four spring recitals will feature music for piano trios, string quartets, and other ensembles with woodwind instruments by Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert Dvorak and others. The program will take place from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in Munson Chapel. The campus is located at 901 E. Alosta Avenue. Information: (626) 815-3848, (800) 219-9920 or www.apu.edu/music.

IRVINE - UC IRVINE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. M. Lamar: Lordship and Bondage - The Birth of the Negro Superman. With a libretto that draws from Hegel's "Lordship and Bondage," Nietzsche's "Ubermensch," Sun Ra's inverviews and writings on discipline and freedom, and other works, this piece engages African Americans' experience of enslaved and liberated consciousness. It is a melodramatic epic solo expressing and enacting the becoming of Black mind, body and soul beyond the violence of both slavery and liberty. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall. See campus website for directions and current parking fees. Information: (949) 824-6615 or www.arts.uci.edu.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL AT FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES Jazz Night. Students from Thornton's Jazz Studies department will present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Ground Zero Performance Cafe. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GRAND PARK LUNCHTIME CONCERTS. Lunchtime concerts will take place on the Grand Park performance lawn (between Grand Ave. and Hill Street) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. every Thursday through May 30. Food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be: March 2 - String Ensemble, March 9 - Pianist, March 16 - Evan Abounassar (Jazz Trio), March 23 - Alec Shulman (Jazz Trio), and March 30 - Luca Mendoza (Solo Jazz Pianist). Information: (213) 972-8080 or www.grandparkla.org.

FRIDAY MARCH 3

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Felice La Zae (Soul) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

CLAREMONT - FRIDAY NOON CONCERT SERIES. Excerpts from "The Planets" by Holst, plus music by Smetana and Scott, with Stephan Moss, piano, and Tatiana Thibodeaux, piano. This program will be held in Lyman Hall at Pomona College, 340 N. College Avenue. The Friday Noon Concert Series is sponsored by the Departments of Music at Pomona and Scripps Colleges. Performances take place at 12:15 p.m. in Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue. Information: (909) 607-3266, www.music.pomona.edu, www.scrippscollege.edu, go to Music Department, or www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Chain Reaction (R&B/Dance/Motown). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

FONTANA - FONTANA CAR SHOW. This non-cruise event takes place on the first Friday of the month from 5 - 9 p.m. at the Fontana Civic Center, 8353 Sierra Avenue. The event includes pre-1979 classics, hot rods and muscle cars, imports and customs, low riders, specialty/exotics and motorcycles. There also will be live music, and this month's band TBA. Information: (909) 349-6900 or www.fontana.org, go to "Community Services" and events.

FULLERTON - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. University Wind Symphony, conducted by Patricia Cornett. The program, "Inspiration from Time and Place," is part of the CSUF Wind Ensemble Festival. The program will include: Cunliffe: Mexican Overture, Ticheli: Shenandoah, Michael Daugherty: Motown Metal, Theofanidis: I wander the world in a dream of my own making, and Rochante Etazady: Points of Departure. The program will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Meng Concert Hall. Events take place in the locations listed on the CSUF campus, State College/Nutwood. See campus website for directions and parking information. Information: (657) 278-3371 or www.arts.fullerton.edu.

GLENDALE - AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. "Beauty and Power," Christopher Russell, conductor. The APU Symphony Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise Street. The program will include Mendelssohn: Fingal's Cave Overture, with guest conductor Xika Huang, Tobias Picker: And Suddenly Its Evening (1994), and Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini. Tickets are not required. Information: (626) 812-3058, (626) 815-3848, (800) 219-9920 or www.apu.edu/music.

IRVINE - UC IRVINE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. The Violin Sonata of Vinteuil: A Proustian Extravaganza. The fictional Vinteuil violin sonata in Marcel Proust's novel "Remembrance of Things Past" will be explored through the performance of the actual works that inspired it. Organizer and alumnus pianist Jeremie Favreau will be joined by graduate, faculty and alumni musicians in the program. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall. See campus website for directions and current parking fees. Information: (949) 824-6615 or www.arts.uci.edu.

LA PUENTE - LA PUENTE LIVE. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: March 3 - Six Hot Live, March 10 - Thee Champagne Band, March 17 - Latin Soul Connection, March 24 - Suave the Band (Latin/Variety), and March 31 - Aztlan Soul Band. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC VISIONS AND VOICES SERIES EVENTS. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO TRAVEL ISSUES, THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE PRESENTED. Griot! African and European Improvisations with Jalli Lamin Kutateh and the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia. African musician Jalli Lamin Kuyateh will join music director Adam Gilbert and the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia for a meeting of musical styles, time periods and instruments. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in the Alfred Newman Recital Hall. Reservations are required and may be made on the Visions and Voices website. Information: (213) 740-0483 or www.usc.edu/visionsandvoices.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - "METRO ART PRESENTS" AT UNION STATION. "Metro Art Presents" will feature an evening of performances by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Gifted & Blessed. Doors open at 8 p.m., with performances by Gifted & Blessed at 8:30 p.m. and Kaitly Aurelia Smith at 9:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis, and the program will take place in the historic ticketing hall at Union Station. Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker is an electronic musician, composer, producer known for his work using the pseudonym GB (Gifted & Blessed). His music integrates technology with spiritual and ancestral elements. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's sings and plays classical guitar and piano, but uses her background in composition and sound engineering to sculpt sound electronically using rhythmic patterns and melodic pulses infused with and inspired by the vitality and serenity of Orcas. Information: www.unionstationla.com/happenings.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Friday Night Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Mayman Hall. CSPA students recommended by faculty perform repertoire at intermediate through advanced levels in front of a faculty jury. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia. Adam Gilbert will lead the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia in an evening of Early Modern European music. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in the Alfred Newman Recital Hall. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

POMONA - POMONA CONCERT BAND WINTER CONCERT. The Pomona Concert Band, under the direction of Music Director Linda W. Taylor and assistant director Dr. Jorge Garcia, will present their winter concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Highway. The concert will include musical arrangements that feature soloists and various sections of the band. Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval, and the color guard will be headed by Heriberto Feliciano, USAF, retired. Information: (626) 824-0001 or www.pomonaconcertband.org.

TORRANCE - CLASSICAL CROSSROADS CONCERTS: FIRST FRIDAYS AT FIRST! Classical Crossroads concerts are held at the First Lutheran Church of Torrance, 2900 W. Carson Street (on the south side of Carson just east of Maple). Today's concert, First Fridays at First!, will take place from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. and will feature mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Sadej and pianist Basia Bochenek in an art song recital. Information: (310) 316-5573 or www.palosverdes.com/classicalcrossroads.

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SATURDAY MARCH 4

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Brother Yusef (Blues) from noon - 2 p.m., plus Big Jim Caver (Blues) and Storm Giants (Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Faculty and Friends. The Eclipse Quartet, with guests Kira Blumberg, viola, and Eric Lindholm, cello, will perform Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht, plus music by Flaherty, Lindholm and others. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Scripps College: The Claremont Concert Orchestra, David Cubek, conductor, with piano soloist Tae Ha Park. The program will include Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor," and Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919 version). Concerts will take place on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. in Garrison Theater, 241 East 10th Street. Information: (909) 607-3266 or www.scrippscollege.edu; also www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. The Honeybees (Classic Pop/Dance). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

DANA POINT - DANA POINT FESTIVAL OF WHALES. The city's annual seaside event takes place over two weekends - March 4, 5, 11 and 12. The festival celebrates the migration of the gray whale and other species with ocean-themed activities and events with an emphasis on education and environmental responsibility. Events are both free and fee-based. Check website for full schedule. Free activities on individual days include those listed below; ALL EVENTS ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN. Check website for updates in case of bad weather. Today's events will include: Festival of Whales Parade at 10 a.m. along Pacific Coast Highway from Selva Road to Golden Lantern, Street Fair at La Plaza Park, PCH North at La Plaza from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., a fine arts show, "Art in the Park" from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Harbor Music Series from noon - 3 p.m. at the Harpoon Henry grassy area and Dana Wharf courtyard in Dana Point Harbor, walking tours, car and boat displays, and more. Information: (888) 440-4309, (949) 496-1045 or www.festivalofwhales.com (and www.festivalofwhales.org). Also for certain events: (949) 248-3593 or www.danapoint.org (City of Dana Point), and (949) 923-2255 or www.danapointharbor.com (Dana Point Harbor).

FULLERTON - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. University Wind Symphony, conducted by Patricia Cornett. The program, "Inspiration from Time and Place," is part of the CSUF Wind Ensemble Festival. The program will include: Cunliffe: Mexican Overture, Ticheli: Shenandoah, Michael Daugherty: Motown Metal, Theofanidis: I wander the world in a dream of my own making, and Rochante Etazady: Points of Departure. The program will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Meng Concert Hall. Events take place in the locations listed on the CSUF campus, State College/Nutwood. See campus website for directions and parking information. Information: (657) 278-3371 or www.arts.fullerton.edu.

HOLLYWOOD/HOLLYWOOD HILLS - HENNINGS-FISCHER YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION. The annual Hennings-Fischer Young Artists Competition is hosted every year by the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra. Grand prize winners of the instrument and opera categories receive an honorarium and the opportunity to perform with the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra. The finals of the competition are open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. (Fee to compete, but those interested in competing must submit an application by February 6). Information: (818) 771-7888 or www.burbankphilharmonic.com.

LAGUNA BEACH - 51ST ANNIVERSARY PATRIOT'S DAY PARADE. The annual community parade will take place beginning at 11 a.m. throughout the downtown Laguna Beach area beginning on Park Avenue, and travelling on Glenneyre to Forest Avenue. There will be community and veterans groups, floats, vintage automobiles, marching bands and more. The Laguna Beach Concert Band also will be performing from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Peppertree parking lot at Forest/2nd. Information: (949) 494-6016 or www.lagunabeachparade.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Music Academy Young Artist Performances. The program will take place at 5 p.m. in Thayer Hall. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - GETTY CENTER PROGRAMS. Degas's Dancers. Pianist Inna Faliks, professor of piano at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, will join art historians Richard Kendall and Jill Devonyar, authors of "Degas and the Dance," to explore Edgar Degas's complex relationship with music, musicians and dance. Discover the artist's lifelong interest in music, and his interactions with musicians in Paris, through an evening of words and performance inspired by Degas. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Izmskzm (Reggae). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

SANTA ANA - BOCA DE ORO: ORANGE COUNTY'S ART AND LITERATURE FESTIVAL. Boca de Oro will include a line-up of 100+ authors, speakers, poets and lyricists/music performances. About 20 galleries, restaurants and secret spaces downtown will become houses of letters for all to share. The Almas Sonadoras program also will include more than 500 Santa Ana Unified School District students, teachers and faculty showcasing talent and programs across downtown. Events and programs will take place from 2 - 10 p.m. A map is available on the Boca de Oro website. Information: www.bocadeoro.org or or www.downtownsantaana.com, go to newsletter.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - WINTER SOUNDS CONCERT SERIES. On February 18, K8 Stewart Experience. The K8 Stewart Experience takes old standards, the jazz songs of the 20s, 30s, and 40s, and shakes off the dust for a sparkling new sound. On March 4, The Arohi Ensemble. The Arohi Ensemble's "raga jazz chamber music" features compositions and improvisations steeped in the classical ragas and rhythmic dynamism of Indian music. From a foundation of Indian musical aesthetics, the ensemble's music incorporates elements of jazz and classical using instruments from India and the West. Both concerts will take place from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vincente Boulevard. Seating is on a first-come basis, and free validated parking is available in the adjacent 5-story public/park parking structure. Information: (323) 848-6377, www.weho.org/arts or www.weho.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - SOUNDSPARK CHILDREN'S CONCERTS. soundSpark is a monthly music series for children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. The March 4 concert will feature Brian Walsh. Check website for most current schedules. Programs take place at noon in the Children's Theater at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vincente Boulevard. Two hours validated parking is available in the West Hollywood Park parking structure. Information: (323) 960-5723, www.sassas.org or www.weho.org/arts.

SUNDAY MARCH 5

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Sandro Razciel (Pop) from noon - 2 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists: March 5 - La Tourette Jazz Quintet, March 12 - East of Lincoln, March 19 - Market closed for LA Marathon, and March 26 - Zed Smyth and his tribute to the Rat Pack. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Scripps College: The Claremont Concert Orchestra, David Cubek, conductor, with piano soloist Tae Ha Park. The program will include Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor," and Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919 version). Concerts will take place on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. in Garrison Theater, 241 East 10th Street. Information: (909) 607-3266 or www.scrippscollege.edu; also www.collegescalendar.org.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Brass Extravaganza. Ray Burkhart, trumpet, Danielle Ondarza, horn, Phil Keen, trombone, Stephen Klein, tuba and guests will perform music by Burkhart, Flaherty, Handel Marcello and others. The program will take place at 3 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - SUNDAY SOUNDS AT THE CAMP. - Sunday Sounds concerts take place from noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays at The Camp, 2937 Bristol. March 5 - Madison Malone, March 12 - Taylor Crawford, March 19 - Mikael Pederson, and March 26 - Raye Zaragoza. April artists TBA. Information: (714) 966-6661 or www.thecampsite.com.

DANA POINT - DANA POINT FESTIVAL OF WHALES. The city's annual seaside event takes place over two weekends - March 4, 5, 11 and 12. The festival celebrates the migration of the gray whale and other species with ocean-themed activities and events with an emphasis on education and environmental responsibility. Events are both free and fee-based. Check website for full schedule. Free activities on individual days include those listed below; ALL EVENTS ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN. Check website for updates in case of bad weather. Today's events will include: A fine arts show, "Art in the Park" from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Harbor Music Series from noon - 3 p.m. at the Harpoon Henry grassy area and Dana Wharf courtyard in Dana Point Harbor, walking tours, Ocean Awareness Day from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., car and boat displays, walking tours, and more. Information: (888) 440-4309, (949) 496-1045 or www.festivalofwhales.com (and www.festivalofwhales.org). Also for certain events: (949) 248-3593 or www.danapoint.org (City of Dana Point), and (949) 923-2255 or www.danapointharbor.com (Dana Point Harbor).

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - 2017 LANTERN FESTIVAL. The Lantern Festival honors the Chinese tradition of hanging colorful lanterns as families wish for peace and prosperity in the New Year, culminating Lunar New Year festivities. It will be held from noon - 7 p.m. at the Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles Street at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (across from Union Station). The event celebrates the close of Chinese New Year celebrations and re-creates a traditional Chinese village street fair with lantern displays, music/cultural/dance performances, arts and crafts activities and more. Information: (213) 485-8567 or http://www.camla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Faculty Recital: Rosetti Returns. The Rosetti Piano Quartet (Henry Gronnier, violin, Thomas Diener, viola, Tom Landschoot, cello, and Rina Dokshitsky, piano) will present a concert at 3 p.m. in Thayer Hall. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - "SUNDAYS LIVE" CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. UCLA Camarades and String Quartet. Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Elements (Dance). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

ORANGE - ST. JOHN'S CONCERT SERIES. Baroque Music Fest. The second of two concerts will feature Baroque Music for Orchestra, Choir and Organ, with orchestral music, choruses and organ solos by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Albinoni and others. The program will take place at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church of Orange, 185 S. Center Street. Child care is available during the performance. Information: (714) 288-44431 or www.stjohnsorange.org.

ORANGE - COLBURN ORCHESTRA AT THE MUSCO CENTER FOR THE ARTS. The Colburn Orchestra will present a concert entitled "The Persistence of Memory." Yehuda Gilad, music director and conductor, with guest conductor James Conlon and piano soloist Jongyun Kim. The program will include Stravinsky: Petrushka, Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2, and Respighi: Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome). The concert will take place at 8 p.m. at the Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University. See website for campus directions. MUST USE coupon code colburn17 online for free tickets to the concert. Information: (844) 626-8726, www.muscocenter.org, www.chapman.edu, or direct reservation link at http://chapman.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=1274&cid=68.

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERTS. Wilma Jensen, organist, with soprano Christi John Bye. The world-renowned concert organist and former professor of organ at Indiana University will be joined by soprano Christi John Bye. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The church is in downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

PASADENA - PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PROGRAMS. Faculty Recital: Susan Svrcek and Caroline Oltmanns. Pianists Susan Svrcek and Caroline Oltmanns will perform solos and music for piano four hands, including works by Debussy, Schubert, and Beethoven, plus Medieval pieces by James Wilding. The program will take place at 3 p.m. Performances take place at the times listed at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, 100 N. Hill Avenue. Tickets for most performances may be reserved online using the links provided. Information: (626) 683-3355 or www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

PASADENA - CALTECH PERFORMANCES. Caltech Symphony, Allen Robert Gross, conductor. The program for the concert will include Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and Shostakovich: Syphony No. 9. The concert will take place at 3:30 p.m. in Ramo Auditorium on the Caltech campus. The Caltech Symphony is a college-community orchestra composed of students from Caltech, Jet Propulsion Laboratory staff, and players from the surrounding community. Seating is on a first-come basis. See website for campus directions. Information: (626) 395-3295, www.music.caltech.edu or www.music-theater-art.caltech.edu.

PLACENTIA - BRADFORD HOUSE CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. The 26th season of concerts continues with the Santiago String Quartet. The program will include music by Mozart and Mendelssohn. Concerts begin at 3 p.m. at the historic Bradford House, 136 Palm Circle. Please note: Fire Department regulations limit seating at the Bradford House. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and seating is on a first-come basis. Information: (714) 993-2470, www.thebradfordhouse.info or www.placentia.org.

SANTA ANA - FAMILY FESTIVALS AT THE BOWERS MUSEUM. The Bowers Museum will present a Carnival Festival in the Key Courtyard and Bowers Kidseum. There will be live music and dance, arts and crafts and other activities from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Please note: the festivals no longer include complimentary admission to the museum. The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 N. Main Street. Information: (714) 567-3600 or www.bowers.org.

SANTA MONICA - LIVE MUSIC AT THE SUNDAY FARMERS MARKET. The Roustabouts. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES Popular Music: Senior Showcase. The senior class of Thornton's Popular Music program will return to the Troubadour Club in West Hollywood, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, for their annual showcase. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. and reservations are not required. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

YORBA LINDA - NIXON LIBRARY FAMILY CONCERT SERIES. Violin/Piano Duo: Sandra Azzoni Wood, violin, and Christine Azzoni Dow, piano. All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

MONDAY MARCH 6

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra: People Music. The Orchestra will premiere a new composition by music director Bob Mintzer in a special collaboration between Thornton's Classical and Contemporary Music Divisions. The three-movement work, People Music, was originally commissioned by the jazz arm of the Vienna Philharmonic. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Carson Center. Seating will be on a first-come basis. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

PASADENA - PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS. The Reel Folk Band. Kick off the month of March with a little music from the Emerald Isle. The program will take place at 3:30 p.m. at the Santa Catalina Branch library, 999 E. Washington Boulevard (Phone: 626-744-7272). Information: (626) 744-4066, www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/library or www.pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

TUESDAY MARCH 7

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Pomona College Jazz Ensemble, Barb Catlin, director. The program will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Avenue. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - SURF CITY NIGHTS. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC VISIONS AND VOICES SERIES EVENTS. Paul Dresher and the Dresher/Davel Instrument Duo. Renowned composer, performer and instrument inventor Paul Dresher and percussionist Joel Davel come together for an electro-acoustic performance on musical instruments of their and their collaborators' own invention. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Alfred Newman Recital Hall on the USC campus. Read more and make reservations via the links on the Visions and Voices website. Information: (213) 740-0483, www.usc.edu/visionsandvoices or www.visionsandvoices.usc.edu, calendar for performance dates.

PASADENA - TUESDAY MUSICALE AT THE PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY. Tuesday Musicale monthly recitals include voice, piano solo, instrumental and chamber music performances. The performances will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Donald Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut. Information: (626) 398-0658, www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/library or www.tuesdaymusicale.org.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 8

LA MIRADA - NOON CONCERTS AT BIOLA UNIVERSITY. Pianists Beth Nam and Somang Jeagal, four-hand piano duos. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, http://ccca.biola.edu/events, http://academics.biola.edu/music/events or www.biola.edu/music.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - MIDDAY ORGAN RECITAL AT OUR LADY OF ANGELS CATHEDRAL. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES Choreographers and Composers. This collaboration between the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the USC Thornton School of Music will bring together 33 student choreograhers and seven student composers in one unforgettable program. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, and tickets are required. Reserve tickets on the event page on the USC Thornton School of Music website. All concerts are free and open to the public (exceptions are noted). Parking on campus is $12, and the campus is accessible from the Metro Expo Line. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

NORWALK - CERRITOS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. Jazz Exchange Concert. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Student Center. All events take place on the Cerritos College campus, 11110 Alondra Boulevard. Information: (562) 860-2451 x2629 or www.cerritos.edu/music.

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MUSIC AT NOON CONCERTS. Tubist Beth Mitchell. Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

RIVERSIDE - UC RIVERSIDE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS. Film screening and mini-recital: Thai Music at the Millenium - The Post-Life of a Royal Court Music. The Thai classical music ensemble Kor Pai will play a brief live set after a screening of the film Homrong (Overture, 2004), in which their music is heard prominently. Homrong is a biopic about Luang Pradit Phairau (1881 - 1954), widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, whose career bridged the royal courts, to the end of the absolute monarchy, through the rebuilding of Bangkok following World War II. Thee program will take place from 7 - 10 p.m. in the CHASS Interdisciplinary Building South Screening Room, INTS 1128, on the UCR campus. Information: (951) 827-3245 or http://music.ucr.edu.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BAND CONCERT SERIES. AXS TV and the Whisky a Go Go present the return of The World's Greatest Tribute Band Concert Series. Concerts will take place on Wednesday nights at the Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Tickets for the shows are first-come and must be reserved online via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. March shows are: March 8 - Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin Tribute, currently sold out), March 15 - Damage (Metallica Tribute), March 22 - Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute), and March 29 - Live at the Filmore (Allman Brother Tribute). Upcoming shows in April include: April 5 - Strange Magic (ELO Tribute), April 12 - Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) and April 19 - Karen as Dolly (Dolly Parton Tribute). See website for full line-up through May. Information: www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.

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THURSDAY MARCH 9

ANAHEIM - DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM FARMERS MARKET. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Detour 91 (Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL AT FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES Choreographers and Composers. This collaboration between the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the USC Thornton School of Music will bring together 33 student choreograhers and seven student composers in one unforgettable program. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, and tickets are required. Reserve tickets on the event page on the USC Thornton School of Music website. All concerts are free and open to the public (exceptions are noted). Parking on campus is $12, and the campus is accessible from the Metro Expo Line. Information: (213) 740-2584, www.usc.edu/music, http://music.usc.edu or www.facebook.com/uscthornton.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GRAND PARK LUNCHTIME CONCERTS. Lunchtime concerts will take place on the Grand Park performance lawn (between Grand Ave. and Hill Street) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. every Thursday through May 30. Food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be: March 2 - String Ensemble, March 9 - Pianist, March 16 - Evan Abounassar (Jazz Trio), March 23 - Alec Shulman (Jazz Trio), and March 30 - Luca Mendoza (Solo Jazz Pianist). Information: (213) 972-8080 or www.grandparkla.org.

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FRIDAY MARCH 10

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Dixieland Stompers from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

CLAREMONT - FRIDAY NOON CONCERT SERIES. Chamber music by Bernstein, Arensky, Tchaikovsky, Larsen and othes with Anne Harley, soprano, Rachel V. Huang, violin, Armen Ksajikian, cello, and Leo Marcus, piano. The Friday Noon Concert Series is sponsored by the Departments of Music at Pomona and Scripps Colleges. Performances take place at 12:15 p.m. in Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue. Information: (909) 607-3266, www.music.pomona.edu, www.scrippscollege.edu, go to Music Department, or www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Missiles of October (Soul-Folk/R&B). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

LA PUENTE - LA PUENTE LIVE. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: March 3 - Six Hot Live, March 10 - Thee Champagne Band, March 17 - Latin Soul Connection, March 24 - Suave the Band (Latin/Variety), and March 31 - Aztlan Soul Band. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - "LUNCH WITH LACO" CONCERTS. The "Lunch with LACO" concerts, presented by Arts Brookfield, will take place at part of the John Van Hamersveld "Signs of Life" art installation. Musicians from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will perform the work of each musical legend portrayed on the windows of the Bank of America Plaza. Concerts will take place from noon - 1 p.m. and will be: March 10 - music of Beethoven and March 24 - music of Jimi Hendrix. The Bank of America Plaza is located at 333 S. Hope Street. The program will take place indoors on the Concourse Level in the event of rain. Information: http://artsbrookfield.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Friday Night Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Mayman Hall. CSPA students recommended by faculty perform repertoire at intermediate through advanced levels in front of a faculty jury. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

NORWALK - CERRITOS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Student Center. All events take place on the Cerritos College campus, 11110 Alondra Boulevard. Information: (562) 860-2451 x2629 or www.cerritos.edu/music.

PASADENA - PASADENA ARTNIGHT Pasadena ArtNight will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. in multiple locations throughout the city. The city's most prominent cultural institutions open the doors to the public, and shuttles will be available to take visitors to and from destinations. See website for full listing of locations, activities and performances. Information: (800) 307-7977 or www.artnightpasadena.org.

PASADENA - PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS. ArtNight at the main library. ArtNight performances will include the Crown City Chamber Players (Classical), the Ernie Del Fante Jazz Group (Jazz), harp music provided by the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, Hawaiian music and dance with Halau Hula Moani'a'ala Anuhea, plus many other musicians and a musical instrument petting zoo. ArtNight is from 6 - 10 p.m. Information: (626) 744-4066, www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/library or www.pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

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SATURDAY MARCH 11

ALTADENA - SECOND SATURDAYS AT THE ALTADENA LIBRARY. DeRumba (Spanish Guitar to the best of the Gypsy Rumba). The program will take place from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa. Beer and wine from the Ale House, grilled food from El Patron and desserts from Sweeter Than Honey will be available for purchase. Information: (626) 798-0833 or www.altadenalibrary.org.

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Rob Verdi (Sax) from noon - 2 p.m., plus Amanda Castro (Jazz) and Big Jim Caver (Blues) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Sound FX (Jazz/Pop/Dance). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

DANA POINT - DANA POINT FESTIVAL OF WHALES. The city's annual seaside event takes place over two weekends - March 4, 5, 11 and 12. The festival celebrates the migration of the gray whale and other species with ocean-themed activities and events with an emphasis on education and environmental responsibility. Events are both free and fee-based. Check website for full schedule. Free activities on individual days include those listed below; ALL EVENTS ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN. Check website for updates in case of bad weather. Today's events will include: Art shows and sales, "Art in the Park" from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., classic car display, Harbor Music Series from noon - 3 p.m. at the Harpoon Henry grassy area and Dana Wharf courtyard in Dana Point Harbor, Cardboard Classic/Dinghy Dash (free to watch), an eco carnival, a beach clean-up, free screening of "Finding Dory" at the Community Center at 6:30 p.m. and more. Information: (888) 440-4309, (949) 496-1045 or www.festivalofwhales.com (and www.festivalofwhales.org). Also for certain events: (949) 248-3593 or www.danapoint.org (City of Dana Point), and (949) 923-2255 or www.danapointharbor.com (Dana Point Harbor).

GLENDALE - BRAND LIBRARY ASSOCIATES MUSIC SERIES. Brand Library Associates will present their 2017 series with concerts taking place at 2 p.m. at the Brand Library, 1601 W. Mountain. This month's concerts will be: March 11 - Fiato Quartet performing String Quartets by Schoenberg and Beethoven, and March 25 - Third Wheel! Woodwind Trio with a program TBA (check website closer to date of concert). Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert. Information: (818) 550-4400, (818) 548-2027, www.brandlibrary.org or www.ci.glendale.ca.us, go to "library."

HERMOSA BEACH - ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE. The 23rd Annual Hermosa Beach St. Patrick's Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. near City Hall on Valley Drive, continue down Pier Avenue to Hermosa Avenue, then turn and end at 10th Street. There will be floats, marching bands, local dignitaries and community organizations, police and fire vehicles, drill teams and more. Street closures for the event begin in the morning between 8 and 9 a.m. Information: (310) 376-0951, www.hbchamber.net or www.hermosabch.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Music Academy Young Artist Performances. The program will take place at 5 p.m. in Thayer Hall. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - UCLA HERB ALPERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES. Waikhruu Ritual: Paying Respect to the Teachers and Musical Instruments. The two-day event will feature the traditional music and ritual of Thailand. There will be performances by an ensemble of musicians from the Luang Pradit Phairoh (Sorn Silpabanleng) Foundation of Thailand and Thai ensembles from across the United States. There also will be a seminar, muay Thai kickboxing demonstrations, and the formal traditional ritual itself. The program will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. - noon in the Jan Popper Theater, 1200 Schoenberg Music Building. A link to the full program is available on the School of Music website. See website for current campus parking fees/information. Information: (310) 825-5947, (310) 825-8381 or www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Blue Breeze Band (R&B/Motown/Soul/Jazz). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

NEWPORT BEACH - NEWPORT BEACH LIBRARY PERFORMANCES. Community Youth Orchestra of Southern California (CYOSC). The family concert will feature ensembles from the CYOSC. Musicians ages 5 - 8 from the Academy program will perform in ensembles playing violin, viola, cello and oboe. The concert also will feature Concerto Competition Winners Jonathan Ku, Emily Kung, Audrey Ma, Vivian Kung, Kennedy Leehealey and Elliot Wong. The concert will take place from 2 - 3 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room of the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue. Information: (949) 717-3800 or www.newportbeachlibrary.org.

PASADENA - PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PROGRAMS. Solera Quartet masterclass and concert. The New York City-based Solera Quartet in the Quartet in Residence at the University of Notre Dame. The Quartet is founded on a deep respect for the rich string quartet tradition alongside an intrepid desire to add new layers to that tradition through developing fresh interpretations, cultivating collaboration across disciplines and commissioning contemporary repertoire. The masterclass will take place at 5:30 p.m. and the concert at 8 p.m. Performances take place at the times listed at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, 100 N. Hill Avenue. Tickets for most performances may be reserved online using the links provided. Information: (626) 683-3355 or www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

WHITTIER - RIO HONDO COLLEGE CULTURAL EVENTS. On March 11, Hard Day's Night (Beatles Tribute Band) from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. On March 17, SCVA Choral Festival from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Both programs will take place in the Wray Theater on the Rio Hondo campus. Rio Hondo College address is 3600 Workman Mill Road; see campus website for directions. Information: (562) 908-3492 (Cultural Events Hotline) or www.riohondo.edu.

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SUNDAY MARCH 12

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Cafe Flamenco from noon - 2 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists: March 5 - La Tourette Jazz Quintet, March 12 - East of Lincoln, March 19 - Market closed for LA Marathon, and March 26 - Zed Smyth and his tribute to the Rat Pack. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists TBA. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

CLAREMONT - CLAREMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Ruth Charloff, conductor. "Russian Concert." The program will include Anatoly Lyadov: The Enchanted Lake, Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with piano soloist Nadia Shpachenko, and Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4. The concert will take place at 3:30.m. in Bridges Hall of Music at the Claremont Colleges, 150 E. 4th Street at College Avenue. Information: www.claremontso.org.

COSTA MESA - SUNDAY SOUNDS AT THE CAMP. - Sunday Sounds concerts take place from noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays at The Camp, 2937 Bristol. March 5 - Madison Malone, March 12 - Taylor Crawford, March 19 - Mikael Pederson, and March 26 - Raye Zaragoza. April artists TBA. Information: (714) 966-6661 or www.thecampsite.com.

DANA POINT - DANA POINT FESTIVAL OF WHALES. The city's annual seaside event takes place over two weekends - March 4, 5, 11 and 12. The festival celebrates the migration of the gray whale and other species with ocean-themed activities and events with an emphasis on education and environmental responsibility. Events are both free and fee-based. Check website for full schedule. Free activities on individual days include those listed below; ALL EVENTS ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN. Check website for updates in case of bad weather. Today's events will include: Art shows and sales, "Art in the Park" from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., classic car display, Harbor Music Series from noon - 3 p.m., and more. The event will conclude with a Concert on the Water, a free outdoor concert at Baby Beach with bands performing on a specially-designed stage on the water (weather-permitting). Bands will be: The Dave Silver Band (Rock/Originals) from noon - 1 p.m., The Tricia Freeman Band (Rock/Blues) from 1:30 - 3 p.m., and Hollywood U2 (U2 Tribute) from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Food (BBQ) will be available for purchase. Information: (888) 440-4309, (949) 496-1045 or www.festivalofwhales.com (and www.festivalofwhales.org). Also for certain events: (949) 248-3593 or www.danapoint.org (City of Dana Point), and (949) 923-2255 or www.danapointharbor.com (Dana Point Harbor).

EAGLE ROCK - SOUNDSHOPPE. soundShoppe is a free monthly unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and the event takes place from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Boulevard. Tables and chairs are provided; participants are asked to bring their own audio cables, power cords, multiple boxes and amplification. Register using the link on the SASSAS website. Information: www.sassas.org, www.cfaer.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Community School Collaboration Concert. The concert featuring the Colburn Chamber Orchestra, Colburn Youth Orchestra, Colburn Concert Choir, Young Men's Chorus and Advanced Studies Ballet and Modern Dance will take place at 6 p.m. at the Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts, 450 North Grand Avenue. Tickets are not required. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - "SUNDAYS LIVE" CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. Yamaha Featured Pianist David Kaplan. Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - UCLA FOWLER MUSEUM PROGRAMS. Family Jam: Bollywood and Bhangra. Join in Bollywood and Bhangra dance lessons and see a performance by the Blue13 Dance Company. The program will take place at the Museum from 2 - 4 p.m., and there also will be a jewelry craft project for children. Information: (310) 825-4361 or www.fowler.ucla.edu.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - UCLA HERB ALPERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES. Waikhruu Ritual: Paying Respect to the Teachers and Musical Instruments. The two-day event will feature the traditional music and ritual of Thailand. There will be performances by an ensemble of musicians from the Luang Pradit Phairoh (Sorn Silpabanleng) Foundation of Thailand and Thai ensembles from across the United States. There also will be a seminar, muay Thai kickboxing demonstrations, and the formal traditional ritual itself. The program will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. - noon in the Jan Popper Theater, 1200 Schoenberg Music Building. A link to the full program is available on the School of Music website. See website for current campus parking fees/information. Information: (310) 825-5947, (310) 825-8381 or www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - UCLA HERB ALPERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES. Percussion Ensemble Concert. The program will include works by Lynn Glassock, Michael Colgrass, DeBussy and others and will take place at 2 p.m. in Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building, 445 Charles E Young Drive East. Information: (310) 825-5947, (310) 825-8381 or www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Chazzyy Green "The Funky Sax Man" (Jazz/Funk). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. Compline. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

REDONDO BEACH - FESTIVAL OF THE KITE. The Festival of the Kite will feature an array of kites, traditional Japanese Taiko drummers, live music, martial arts demonstrations, yo-yo competitions, and activities throughout the day. The event will take place from noon - 5 p.m. on and around the Redondo Beach Pier. Information: (310) 372-0308, www.pierkites.com or www.redondopier.com.

SANTA MONICA - LIVE MUSIC AT THE SUNDAY FARMERS MARKET. Artists TBA. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.

YORBA LINDA - NIXON LIBRARY FAMILY CONCERT SERIES. Santiago String Quartet; also Girl Scouts and Pat Nixon Birthday celebration. All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

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MONDAY MARCH 13

ONTARIO - ONTARIO/CHAFFEY COMMUNITY SHOW BAND. "An Evening in the Concert Hall." The Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Gardiner Spring Auditorium, Chaffey High School, 1245 North Euclid Avenue at 4th Street. There will be pre-concert entertainment in the lobby, and complimentary coffee and cookies will be served. Information: (909) 226-5748, (909) 395-2020, www.showband.net or www.ci.ontario.ca.us.

TUESDAY MARCH 14

FONTANA - FONTANA ARTS PROGRAMS. Arts of Ireland. The celebration of St. Patrick's Day will include performances and art projects focusing on Celtic culture. The program will take place from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Steelworker's Auditorium, 8437 Sierra Avenue. Information: (909) 349-6979, http://arts.fontana.org or www.fontana.org, go to "Community Services" and events.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - SURF CITY NIGHTS. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 15

AZUSA - AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. Chamber Music Series. The recital will feature music for piano trios, string quartets, and other ensembles with woodwind instruments written by composers including Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and others. The program will take place from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in Munson Chapel. The campus is located at 901 E. Alosta Avenue. Information: (626) 815-3848, (800) 219-9920 or www.apu.edu/music.

BURBANK - BURBANK LIBRARY PERFORMANCES. "Sounds of Strings" concert series presents Celtic harpist, singer and storyteller Dennis Doyle. The program will include traditional Irish harp music, stories, songs and bits of history. His performance will take place at 7 p.m. at the Burbank Central Library, 110. N. Glenoaks Boulevard. Information: (818) 238-5600 or www.burbank.lib.ca.us.

GLENDALE - "MUSIC AT NOON" CONCERTS. The free half-hour concerts on the first and third Wednesdays of each month take place from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. at Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Avenue. This month's concerts will be: March 1 - Ergo Musica, Baroque concerts on period instruments curated by Adriana Zoppo, and March 15 - Harpsichordist Arthur Omura. Information: (818) 244-7241, www.fbcglendale.net or www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.

IRVINE - UC IRVINE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. UCI Guitar Studies. UCI guitar students will present a program of solos, duos, trios and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world. The program will take place at noon in the Arts Amphitheater on the UCI campus. See campus website for directions and current parking fees. Information: (949) 824-6615 or www.arts.uci.edu.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - ACOUSTIC CAFFEINE. Acoustic Caffeine concerts take place every third Wednesday of the month from 1 - 2:15 p.m. at Figueroa at Wilshire, 601 S. Figueroa Street. Today's performance will feature musicians from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO). Complimentary coffee will be provided by Two Guns Espresso. Information: http://artsbrookfield.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - MIDDAY ORGAN RECITAL AT OUR LADY OF ANGELS CATHEDRAL. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MUSIC AT NOON CONCERTS. Oakwood Brass - Outreach Project. Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

SANTA MONICA - SANTA MONICA PUBLIC LIBRARY PERFORMANCES Soundwaves Concert: Michael Pisaro. Pisaro will perform and discuss his solo guitar piece "melody, silence." He teaches in the Composition and Experimental Sound Practices programs at CalArts and is a member of the Wandelweiser Group of composers. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the MLK Auditorium at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard. Information: (310) 458-8600 or www.smpl.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BAND CONCERT SERIES. AXS TV and the Whisky a Go Go present the return of The World's Greatest Tribute Band Concert Series. Concerts will take place on Wednesday nights at the Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Tickets for the shows are first-come and must be reserved online via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. March shows are: March 8 - Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin Tribute, currently sold out), March 15 - Damage (Metallica Tribute), March 22 - Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute), and March 29 - Live at the Filmore (Allman Brother Tribute). Upcoming shows in April include: April 5 - Strange Magic (ELO Tribute), April 12 - Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) and April 19 - Karen as Dolly (Dolly Parton Tribute). See website for full line-up through May. Information: www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.

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THURSDAY MARCH 16

ANAHEIM - DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM FARMERS MARKET. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL AT FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GRAND PARK LUNCHTIME CONCERTS. Lunchtime concerts will take place on the Grand Park performance lawn (between Grand Ave. and Hill Street) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. every Thursday through May 30. Food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be: March 2 - String Ensemble, March 9 - Pianist, March 16 - Evan Abounassar (Jazz Trio), March 23 - Alec Shulman (Jazz Trio), and March 30 - Luca Mendoza (Solo Jazz Pianist). Information: (213) 972-8080 or www.grandparkla.org.

FRIDAY MARCH 17

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE St. Patrick's Day Painter Step Dancers from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. 2AZZ1 (Urban Contempo/R&B). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

LA PUENTE - LA PUENTE LIVE. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: March 3 - Six Hot Live, March 10 - Thee Champagne Band, March 17 - Latin Soul Connection, March 24 - Suave the Band (Latin/Variety), and March 31 - Aztlan Soul Band. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.

LONG BEACH - CARPENTER CENTER "ARTS FOR LIFE" PROGRAMS. Pianist Alpin Hong. Alpin Hong has performed across the globe. He combines extensive classical music training with his passion for extreme sports, martial arts and video games in his performances. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. at the Carpenter Center for the Arts, 6200 E. Atherton Street on the CSULB campus. Free tickets may be reserved online via the event link. Information: (562) 985-7000 or www.carpenterarts.org, go to "Arts for Life."

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Friday Night Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Mayman Hall. CSPA students recommended by faculty perform repertoire at intermediate through advanced levels in front of a faculty jury. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - ST. PATRICK'S DAY AT THE LOS ANGELES FARMERS MARKET. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Farmers Market with strolling Irish folk bands and a bagpiper from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. and Irish music with Stuart Marks and the Paddy O'Dors Band on the West Patio stage from 7 - 9 p.m. Traditional corned beef, cabbbage and potatoes will be available for purchase along with green beer and ale. The Farmers Market is located at 6333 W. Third Street (at Fairfax). Information: (323) 933-9211 or www.farmersmarketla.com.

PASADENA - PASADENA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA. The Pasadena Community Orchestra, conducted by Bethany Pfleuger, will present a concert at 8 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 E. Sierra Madre Boulevard. The program will include guest bassist Connie Deeter and the music of Beethoven (Egmont Overture), Holst (St. Paul Suite), Pichl (Concerto No. 1 for bass), and Beethoven (8th Symphony). Information: (626) 445-6708 or www.pcomusic.org.

PASADENA - PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PROGRAMS. Faculty Recital: Adam Pettit and Connie Sheu. Tedesco's "The Well-Tempered Guitars" was composed over a period of three months in 1962 while the composer was living in Beverly Hills. Inspired by and in homage to Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, the work features a Prelude and Fugue in all 24 major and minor keys. In its entirety, the composition represents one of the longest and most important works composed for classical guitar duo. The performance of the work will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for most performances may be reserved online using the links provided. Information: (626) 683-3355 or www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. Choral Concert, Dr. Nicholle Andrews and Dr. Joseph Modica, directors. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

WHITTIER - RIO HONDO COLLEGE CULTURAL EVENTS. On March 11, Hard Day's Night (Beatles Tribute Band) from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. On March 17, SCVA Choral Festival from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Both programs will take place in the Wray Theater on the Rio Hondo campus. Rio Hondo College address is 3600 Workman Mill Road; see campus website for directions. Information: (562) 908-3492 (Cultural Events Hotline) or www.riohondo.edu.

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SATURDAY MARCH 18

ALHAMBRA - ALHAMBRA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER PROGRAMS. The Alhambra Performing Arts Center presents Flamenco 2017 with Spanish dancer Inesita and her troupe. The performance will feature a number of dancers and singers with guitar accompaniment. Inesita will offer six dance solos of her own and participate as a pianist in a musical interlude with the guitarists. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church, 1850 W. Hellman Drive. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis, and light refreshments will be available. Information: (626) 230-5435 or e mail at [email protected]

ALTADENA - CROWN CITY SYMPHONY. The Crown City Symphony, conducted by Dr. Paul Sherman, will present a concert at 2 p.m. at the Altadena Senior Center, 560 E. Mariposa. The program will include Brahms: Double Concerto, with soloists Andrew Sords, violin, and John Walz, cello, and Mendelssohn: Symphony #1. The same concert will be performed at 4:30 p.m. on March 19 at the First Baptist Church of Pasadena, 75 N. Marengo Avenue. The family-friendly concerts are about one hour long. Information: (626) 797-1994 or www.crowncitysymphony.org.

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Al Valdez and the Electras from noon - 2 p.m., plus Sandro Razciel with Milo Bloom and Swingergy from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. The Alturas (World Beat/Andean Music with Dancers). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

CULVER CITY - WESTSIDE YOUTH ORCHESTRA. The Westside Youth Orchestra will present a concert from 3 - 5:30 p.m. at the Park Century School Theater, 3939 Landmark Street. The program will include Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, R. Vaughn Williams: Selections from The Wasps Suite, Copland: Hoedown from Rodeo, and Haydn: Symphony No. 104 "London." Information: www.culvercity.org, go to "Arts," or www.westsideyouthorchestra.org.

EL SEGUNDO - EL SEGUNDO CONCERTS IN THE LIBRARY SERIES Mandolinist Evan Marshall. Virtuoso mandolinist Evan Marshall will present a concert of solos and duets drawing on the instrument's rich traditions in the United States and Italy. The concert will take place at 2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room at the El Segundo Public Library, 111 West Mariposa at Main Street. Information: (310) 524-2728 or www.elsegundo.org, go to library calendar.

GLENDALE - BRAND LIBRARY PROGRAMS. Music Animated with Louie Cruz Beltran. The month's children's program will feature a solo percussion motivational and educational performance by Louie Cruz Beltran followed by an instrument petting zoo. The program is suitable for children ages 4 and above; children under the age of nine must be accompanied by an adult. The program will take place from 10:30 a.m. - noon at the Brand Library, 1601 W. Mountain. Information: (818) 550-4400, (818) 548-2027, www.brandlibrary.org or www.ci.glendale.ca.us, go to "library."

GLENDALE - PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PROGRAMS. Bach in the Subways. Cellists from the Suzuki Program at the Pasadena Conservatory will perform various works by Bach for solo cello, cello quartet and cello ensemble. The performance will take place at noon at the Glendale Amtrak Station, 400 West Cerritos Avenue, inside the main building. Information: (626) 683-3355 or www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - "SOUNDS OF LA" AT THE GETTY CENTER. Sounds of LA is a concert series exploring the city's varied musical geography, celebrating the work of masters as well as up-and-coming musicians from around the globe. Tonight's performance will be Rising Star Fife and Drum Band featuring Sharde Thomas. Fife and drum blues has been called one of America's last and most tangible links to its African past, and the tradition lives on in the work of Sharde Thomas. Programs are presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center. Reservations are required and may be made via the Getty website. Parking at the Getty is $10 after 3 p.m. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Friends (R&B). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

PASADENA - THIRD @ FIRST CONCERT SERIES. The Third @ First Concert Series takes place every third Saturday of the month at the First United Methodist Church Pasadena, 500 E. Colorado, at 4 p.m. This month's concert will feature the First UMC Chancel Choir and First UMC Glendale Choir in a Lenten presentation of Requiem by Marice Durufle, the ethereal mass for the dead based on Gregorian Chant. Information: (626) 796-0157 or www.fumcpasadena.org/news-events/thirdfirst.

TORRANCE - CLASSICAL CROSSROADS CONCERTS: THE INTERLUDES. Classical Crossroads concerts are held at the First Lutheran Church of Torrance, 2900 W. Carson Street (on the south side of Carson just east of Maple). Today's concert, The Interludes, will take place at 3 p.m. and will feature the Mana Trio: Michael Hernandez, soprano saxophone, Michael Mortarotti, alto saxophone, and Cindy Lam, piano. They will perform classical piano trio repertoire and newly commissioned works. Information: (310) 316-5573 or www.palosverdes.com/classicalcrossroads.

WEST COVINA - CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL. The East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center will present the annual Cherry Blossom Festival from noon - 6 p.m. at the South Hills Plaza, 1420 W. Azusa Avenue (at Aroma). The event will include traditional Japanese music and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, Taiko drummers, cultural displays, and Japanese and Japanese-American food for sale. Additional parking locations will be at Coronado School, 1500 E. Francisquito Ave. and South Hills Academy, 1600 E. Francisquito Avenue. Free shuttle service will be provided. Information: (626) 960-2566 or www.esgvjcc.org.

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SUNDAY MARCH 19

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Peter Cho (Traditional Jazz) from noon - 2 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists TBA. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists: March 5 - La Tourette Jazz Quintet, March 12 - East of Lincoln, March 19 - Market closed for LA Marathon, and March 26 - Zed Smyth and his tribute to the Rat Pack. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

COSTA MESA - SUNDAY SOUNDS AT THE CAMP. - Sunday Sounds concerts take place from noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays at The Camp, 2937 Bristol. March 5 - Madison Malone, March 12 - Taylor Crawford, March 19 - Mikael Pederson, and March 26 - Raye Zaragoza. April artists TBA. Information: (714) 966-6661 or www.thecampsite.com.

FULLERTON - FULLERTON FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERT SERIES. The Zodiac Trio: Kliment Krylovskiy, clarinet, Vanessa Mollard, violin, and Riko Higuma, piano. The program will include music by Milhaud, Stravinsky, Poulenc, Piazolla and Bartok. The concert will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Sunny Hills High School Performing Arts Center, 1801 Warburton Way. Information: (714) 526-5310, (562) 691-7437 or www.fullertonfriendsofmusic.com.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - HUNTINGTON BEACH CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL. The Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival will take place from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the Central Park Bandshell at 711 Talbert (behind the library). The event will include traditional dance and music performances, taiko drummers, martial arts demonstrations, Japanese food for sale, cultural exhibits and arts and crafts activities. Information: www.hbcbfest.com.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - "SUNDAYS LIVE" CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. Members of the Capitol Ensemble. Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - "SOUNDS OF LA" AT THE GETTY CENTER. Sounds of LA is a concert series exploring the city's varied musical geography, celebrating the work of masters as well as up-and-coming musicians from around the globe. Tonight's performance will be Rising Star Fife and Drum Band featuring Sharde Thomas. Fife and drum blues has been called one of America's last and most tangible links to its African past, and the tradition lives on in the work of Sharde Thomas. Programs are presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center. Reservations are required and may be made via the Getty website. Parking at the Getty is $10 after 3 p.m. Information: (310) 440-7300 or www.getty.edu.

LOS ANGELES (WEST) - UCLA HERB ALPERT SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCES. FLUX Contemporary Chamber Music Concert. UCLA's contemporary chamber music group will perform its quarterly recital of 20th and 21st century music. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building, 445 Charles E. Young Drive East. See website for current campus parking fees/information. Information: (310) 825-5947, (310) 825-8381 or www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Susie Hansen Latin Band (Latin Jazz/Salsa). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

PALM SPRINGS - 9TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF OPERA AND ART. A thirty-member orchestra and six professional opera singers will perform in a program taking place from 1 - 6 p.m. at Palm Desert Civic Center Park. The overall program will take place beginning at 1 p.m. with the Desert Winds Freedom Band. There also will be art displays, activities for children and food and beverages for sale. Bring chairs, blankets and umbrellas. Information: (760) 323-8353 or www.operaartspalmsprings.org.

PASADENA - CROWN CITY SYMPHONY. The Crown City Symphony, conducted by Dr. Paul Sherman, will present a concert at 4:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Pasadena, 75 N. Marengo Avenue. The program will include Brahms: Double Concerto, with soloists Andrew Sords, violin, and John Walz, cello, and Mendelssohn: Symphony #1. The same concert will be performed at 2 p.m. on March 18 at the Altadena Senior Center, 560 E. Mariposa. The family-friendly concerts are about one hour long. Information: (626) 797-1994 or www.crowncitysymphony.org.

PASADENA - PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PROGRAMS. Meet the Composer. The Piano Department is pleased to present an afternoon of recitals featuring the music of composer Franz Joseph Haydn. Recitals will take place throughout the afternoon and will showcase students from all studios in the piano department. Performances begin at 1 p.m. at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, 100 N. Hill Avenue. Tickets for most performances may be reserved online using the links provided. Information: (626) 683-3355 or www.pasadenaconservatory.org.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. President's Honor Recital. The concert showcases outstanding performers from the University of Redlands School of Music, winners of the annual school auditions. The concert will take place at 2 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

ROSEMEAD - LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC (LA PHIL) NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT. The Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, will present a concert at 5 p.m. in the Rosemead High School Auditorium, 9063 Mission Drive. The concert will feature music by Johann Strauss, Jr. including the Fledermaus Overture, The Blue Danube, overture from "The Gypsy Baron," Pizzicato Polka and the Radetzky March. Information: (213) 972-8082, www.laphil.com/education/neighborhood-concerts or https://www.laphil.com/tickets/free-neighborhood-concert-rosemead-high-school/2017-03-19.

SANTA MONICA - 18TH STREET ARTS CENTER PROGRAMS. Georgian MicroJamZ with Make Jazz Fellow Giorgi Mikadze. The 18th Street Arts Center presents the culminating performance for current Make Jazz Fellow Giorgi Mikadze. Mikadze is a Georgian pianist, composer and arranger. His current jazz composition work explores the microtonalities of traditional Georgian folk music and reimagines those structures in innovative new musical motifs. He will be joined by guitarist Dave Fiuczynski, bassist Mono Neon and drummer Sean "Chopz" Wright. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. at The Edye @ The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College, 1310 11th Street. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Space is limited and an RSVP via Eventbrite is strongly encouraged. Seating is on a first-come basis. Information: (310) 453-3711, www.18thstreet.org or or www.eventbrite.com/e/georgian-microjamz-make-jazz-fellow-giorgi-mikadze-tickets-31271870005.

SANTA MONICA - LIVE MUSIC AT THE SUNDAY FARMERS MARKET. Artists TBA. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.

YORBA LINDA - NIXON LIBRARY FAMILY CONCERT SERIES. Commonwealth Players Chamber Music: Peter Marsh, violin, Donna Marsh, viola/violin, and Ann Patrick Green, piano. All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

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MONDAY MARCH 20

CERRITOS - PERFORMANCES AT THE CERRITOS PUBLIC LIBRARY. Triada Guitar Trio. The trio features Nikola, Petar and Vasil Chekardzhikov. The group's innovative repertoire includes traditional classics, modern favorites and ethnic music. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the library's Skyline Room. The library is located at the Cerritos Civic Center, 18025 Bloomfield Avenue. Information: (562) 916-1342 or www.cerritos.us, go to "Library."

TUESDAY MARCH 21

FULLERTON - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. Saxophone Chamber Ensembles, Damon Zick, director. The program will take place from 8 - 10 p.m. in the Clayes Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on the CSUF campus, State College/Nutwood. See campus website for directions and parking information. Information: (657) 278-3371 or www.arts.fullerton.edu.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - SURF CITY NIGHTS. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.

NORWALK - CERRITOS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. Band Exchange Concert. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Student Center. All events take place on the Cerritos College campus, 11110 Alondra Boulevard. Information: (562) 860-2451 x2629 or www.cerritos.edu/music.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. Faculty Recital: Scott Sutherland, tuba. The program will take place at 8:30 p.m. in FLPH. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 22

LA MIRADA - NOON CONCERTS AT BIOLA UNIVERSITY. Orest Smovzh, violin, and Jiayi Shi, piano. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, http://ccca.biola.edu/events, http://academics.biola.edu/music/events or www.biola.edu/music.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - MIDDAY ORGAN RECITAL AT OUR LADY OF ANGELS CATHEDRAL. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MUSIC AT NOON CONCERTS. Evan Marshall, mandolin. Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BAND CONCERT SERIES. AXS TV and the Whisky a Go Go present the return of The World's Greatest Tribute Band Concert Series. Concerts will take place on Wednesday nights at the Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Tickets for the shows are first-come and must be reserved online via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. March shows are: March 8 - Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin Tribute, currently sold out), March 15 - Damage (Metallica Tribute), March 22 - Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute), and March 29 - Live at the Filmore (Allman Brother Tribute). Upcoming shows in April include: April 5 - Strange Magic (ELO Tribute), April 12 - Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) and April 19 - Karen as Dolly (Dolly Parton Tribute). See website for full line-up through May. Information: www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.

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THURSDAY MARCH 23

ANAHEIM - DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM FARMERS MARKET. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Jim Becker (Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Scripps College: Faculty Recital - Anne Harley, soprano, Barbara Poeschl-Edrich, harp, and Gayle Blankenburg, piano. The program will include Karola Obermuller: Psalms of the Sisters (World Premiere), Moshe Shulman: Seven Prophetesses, and Jodi Goble: Valentines from Amherst. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater, 241 East 10th Street. Information: (909) 607-3266 or www.scrippscollege.edu; also www.collegescalendar.org.

FULLERTON - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. Jazz Small Groups, Francisco Torres, Charles Tumlinson, Bill Cunliffe and Paul Kriebich, directors. The program will take place from 8 - 10 p.m. in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Room PA-119, on the CSUF campus, State College/Nutwood. See campus website for directions and parking information. Information: (657) 278-3371 or www.arts.fullerton.edu.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GIBSON DUNN RUSH HOUR SERIES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. The Gibson Dunn Rush Hour series features the brightest stars of the future from the Conservatory of Music and Academy, including virtuoso soloists and various chamber music ensembles. Tonight's performance is "Whispers and Fanfare" with the Conservatory winds and brass. The performance, hosted by Richard Beene, will begin at 6 p.m. in Thayer Hall. Pre-registration is suggested and tickets will be available March 9 (see Colburn website for details). The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200, www.colburnschool.edu.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL AT FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GRAND PARK LUNCHTIME CONCERTS. Lunchtime concerts will take place on the Grand Park performance lawn (between Grand Ave. and Hill Street) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. every Thursday through May 30. Food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be: March 2 - String Ensemble, March 9 - Pianist, March 16 - Evan Abounassar (Jazz Trio), March 23 - Alec Shulman (Jazz Trio), and March 30 - Luca Mendoza (Solo Jazz Pianist). Information: (213) 972-8080 or www.grandparkla.org.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. Jazz Improvisation Ensemble, Dr. Daniel Murphy, director. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in FLPH. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

FRIDAY MARCH 24

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Amber Foxx (Rockabilly) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Panjive (Steel Drum). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

LA PUENTE - LA PUENTE LIVE. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: March 3 - Six Hot Live, March 10 - Thee Champagne Band, March 17 - Latin Soul Connection, March 24 - Suave the Band (Latin/Variety), and March 31 - Aztlan Soul Band. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - "LUNCH WITH LACO" CONCERTS. The "Lunch with LACO" concerts, presented by Arts Brookfield, will take place at part of the John Van Hamersveld "Signs of Life" art installation. Musicians from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will perform the work of each musical legend portrayed on the windows of the Bank of America Plaza. Concerts will take place from noon - 1 p.m. and will be: March 10 - music of Beethoven and March 24 - music of Jimi Hendrix. The Bank of America Plaza is located at 333 S. Hope Street. The program will take place indoors on the Concourse Level in the event of rain. Information: http://artsbrookfield.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - USC VISIONS AND VOICES SERIES EVENTS. Anarchy in Asian America: Sex, Punk and Transgressive Cinema. Gregg Araki, Roddy Bogawa, Marcus Hu and Jon Moritsugu - the "bad boys" of Asian American cinema - have changed notions of identity and identification through a radicalized indie-film aesthetic inspired as much by the anything-goes energy of the underground music scene as by the formalist experimentations of directors like Godard. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ray Stark Family Theater with a panel discussion of how indie cinema has been transformed by their punk-influenced, sexually and artistically transgressive DIY filmmaking. At 9 p.m. there will be an after-party and concert at Tommy's Place in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center featuring a live performance by twisted glam rock/garage/punk band Low on High and SISU. Reservations are required and may be made on the Visions and Voices website. Information: (213) 740-0483 or www.usc.edu/visionsandvoices.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Friday Night Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Mayman Hall. CSPA students recommended by faculty perform repertoire at intermediate through advanced levels in front of a faculty jury. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

REDLANDS - UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS PERFORMANCES. Green Orange Concert Series, Dr. Anthony Suter, director. The Green Orange Concert Series offers up the freshest new music by Redlands composers. The School of Music community will collaborate to perform an evening of chamber music world premieres. The series is the school's 21st Century music series, and the program will take place at 8 p.m. in FLPH. University of Redlands Music Department performances are held in the Memorial Chapel, the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall (FLPH), and/or the Casa Loma Room on the Redlands campus, 1200 E. Colton Avenue. Information: (909) 748-8700, www.redlands.edu/music or www.theartsatredlands.com.

SAN MARINO - HUNTINGTON LIBRARY AND GARDENS PROGRAMS. Chinese Music: Huang Ruo and Qian Yi. Huang Ruo, the 2017 Cheng Family Visiting Artist at The Huntington, will be joined by acclaimed kun opera singer Qian Yi for an evening of discussion and performance. Together they will explore Chinese opera in depth, looking at the expressions, lyrics and constructions that are unique to the art. The program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Rothenberg Hall. Reservations are not required. The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens are located at 1151 Oxford Road. Information: (626) 405-2100 or www.huntington.org.

TORRANCE - BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Barry Brisk, conductor and music director, with guest violin soloist Roberto Cani. The Beach Cities Symphony performance will take place at 8:15 p.m. in Marsee Auditorium on the El Camino College Center for the Arts campus, 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard at Redondo Beach Boulevard. The program for the "Enchanted Evening" concert will include Ravel: Mother Goose Suite, Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy in E flat major, Op. 46, and Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919). There is also a pre-concert lecture in the main auditorium starting at 7:30 p.m. No reservations or tickets are required, and Friday night parking on campus is $3. Information: (310) 379-9725, (310) 539-4649 or www.beachcitiessymphony.org.

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SATURDAY MARCH 25

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Big City Hillbillies from noon - 2 p.m., plus Jim Becker (Rock) and Nichole Preuss (Jazz) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Heart-N-Soul (Latin/R&B/Dance). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

GLENDALE - BRAND LIBRARY ASSOCIATES MUSIC SERIES. Brand Library Associates will present their 2017 series with concerts taking place at 2 p.m. at the Brand Library, 1601 W. Mountain. This month's concerts will be: March 11 - Fiato Quartet performing String Quartets by Schoenberg and Beethoven, and March 25 - Third Wheel! Woodwind Trio with a program TBA (check website closer to date of concert). Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert. Information: (818) 550-4400, (818) 548-2027, www.brandlibrary.org or www.ci.glendale.ca.us, go to "library."

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. U.S. 99 (Blues). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - 59TH ANNUAL SWALLOWS DAY PARADE AND MERCADO. The Fiesta de las Golondrinas and the parade celebrate the return of the swallows to the San Juan Capistrano Mission. The parade is the nation's largest completely non-motorized parade with over 100 entries. Entries include historical re-enactors, equestrian units, high school, junior high and military marching bands, folklorico dancers, community groups and much more. Portions of Camino Capistrano, Ortega Highway and El Camino Real will close by 10 a.m., and the parade begins at 11 a.m. in the historic downtown area (Ortega Highway to Del Obispo to Camino Capistrano). The Mercado will take place from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Historic Town Center Park (off El Camino Real and Ortega Highway). There will be over 100 booths, live traditional country music, food vendors, a beer and wine garden, a kids' play zone and more. Information: (949) 493-1976 or www.swallowsparade.org.

VENICE - MASTERS IN THE CHAPEL CONCERT SERIES. The Masters in the Chapel Concert Series takes place at the First Lutheran Church of Venice, 815 Venice Boulevard. Concerts are from 7 - 8 p.m. This month's concert will be "East Meets West," with Weicheng Zhao, organ, and Fang Gao, violin. Chinese music has been around for 5,000 years, but music for the pipe organ does not exist. Zhao and Gao have transcribed many works for organ and violin, including "Butterfly Lovers," one of the most popular and best-loved compositions. The program will include other works by Chinese composers as well as other traditional organ music. Information: (310) 821-2740 or www.flvenice.org.

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SUNDAY MARCH 26

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Dixieland Stompers from noon - 2 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. March artists: March 5 - La Tourette Jazz Quintet, March 12 - East of Lincoln, March 19 - Market closed for LA Marathon, and March 26 - Zed Smyth and his tribute to the Rat Pack. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Baroque Chamber Music. The Cornucopia Baroque Ensemble, performing on baroque instruments, theorbo and harpsichord, will perform music by Handel and others. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - PACIFIC SYMPHONY YOUTH ENSEMBLE CONCERTS. Youth Ensembles from the Pacific Symphony will present two concerts at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 651 Town Center Drive. At 1 p.m. there will be a performance by the Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble, conducted by Gregory X. Whitmore, with guest conductors William J. Tonissen and Armand V. Hall. The "Music of Darkness and Light" concert will include music by Magnuson, Balmages, Perrine and Maslanka. At 7 p.m., the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducted by Roger Kalia, will present a spring concert featuring music by Wagner, Copland and Respighi. Both concerts are free but tickets are required. Tickets may be reserved by using the link on the Pacific Symphony website. Information: (714) 755-5788 or www.pacificsymphony.org, go to "concerts and tickets," then "concert calendar."

COSTA MESA - SUNDAY SOUNDS AT THE CAMP. - Sunday Sounds concerts take place from noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays at The Camp, 2937 Bristol. March 5 - Madison Malone, March 12 - Taylor Crawford, March 19 - Mikael Pederson, and March 26 - Raye Zaragoza. April artists TBA. Information: (714) 966-6661 or www.thecampsite.com.

CULVER CITY TO VENICE - CICLAVIA: CULVER CITY MEETS VENICE. CicLAvia is one of the largest open streets events in the country, opening streets for walking, biking, running, etc. Today's event is Culver City meets Venice, and it will take place from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. along a six-mile route from Culver City to Venice. Activity hubs generally feature musical entertainment, vendor booths, information booths, and/or other activities. For those enjoying this event, there will also be the opportunity on March 28 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. to ride/walk the 1.5 mile Grand Prix track in Long Beach. Information: www.ciclavia.org or www.facebook.com/ciclavia.

HOLLYWOOD/HOLLYWOOD HILLS - NEW VALLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. The New Valley Symphony Orchestra, with music director Michael Chris Powers, will present a concert at 2 p.m. in the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. The "Songs of Love, and Hate . . . and Love" concert will feature a number of opera works with guest artists Katherine Giaquinto, soprano, Bernardo Bermudez, baritone, Steve Cornett, tenor, and Maya Rothfuss, soprano, plus special guest Suzanna Guzman, mezzo-soprano. The program will include Mozart: selections from Don Giovanni, Figaro and The Magic Flute, Dvorak: Rusalka "Song to the Moon," Michael Roberts: Patterns for voice and orchestra, Bizet: selections from Carmen, and Rodgers and Hammerstein: Medley from the Sound of Music. Information: www.nvsorch.org or www.forestlawn.com.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - "SUNDAYS LIVE" CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. The Colburn Chamber Orchestra directed by Maxim Eshkenazy. Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. 2AZZ1 (Jazz/Funk). Outdoor performances are from 1 - 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

NEWPORT BEACH - SUNDAY MUSICALE AT THE NEWPORT BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY. Trio Accento. Trio Accento is a new piano trio featuring violinist Limor Toren-Immerman, cellist Maksim Velichkin and pianist Nora Chiang Wrobel. The concert will take place from 3 - 4 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room of the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue. Information: (949) 717-3800 or www.newportbeachlibrary.org.

NORWALK - CERRITOS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES. Spring Serenade. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in BC-51. All events take place on the Cerritos College campus, 11110 Alondra Boulevard. Information: (562) 860-2451 x2629 or www.cerritos.edu/music.

SANTA MONICA - LIVE MUSIC AT THE SUNDAY FARMERS MARKET. Artists TBA. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.

TORRANCE - CHERRY BLOSSOM CULTURAL FESTIVAL. The Torrance Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival will take place from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Columbia Park, 4045 190th Street (at Prairie). Bring a picnic and chairs and sit among the blossoming cherry trees. There will be cultural entertainment and interactive activities, art displays and more. The event is sponsored by the City of Torrance, the Torrance Sister Cities Association, Torrance Artists' Guild, Torrance Craftsman's Guild and Soka Gakkai International. Information: (310) 618-5982 or www.torranceca.gov.

YORBA LINDA - NIXON LIBRARY FAMILY CONCERT SERIES. British Brass Band, Linda Taylor, manager. All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

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MONDAY MARCH 27

There are no performances scheduled on this date.

TUESDAY MARCH 28

DOWNEY - COMMUNITY FOLK MUSIC JAM. At this folk music jam, the participants sit in a circle formation with their acoustic instruments. Facilitators ensure a continuum of activity throughout the jam; guests and other non-musician visitors may sit outside the circle as space permits. The folk music jam will take place from 6 - 8:45 p.m. at the BJR Community and Senior Center, 7810 Quill Drive. Information: (562) 904-7223, www.downeyca.org or http://www.folkjam.org.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - SURF CITY NIGHTS. Surf City Nights, Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers market, takes place weekly from 5 - 9 p.m. throughout the year. The event includes over 100 vendors, family-friendly/live music street performances, and activities for children. The event takes place along Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach and The Strand on 5th. Check website for weekly entertainment information. Information: www.surfcitynights.com or www.hbdowntown.com.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 29

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Student Recitals. Students in private lessons at Pomona College will perform solos and chamber selections. The program will take place at 8:15 p.m. in Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Avenue. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

LA MIRADA - NOON CONCERTS AT BIOLA UNIVERSITY. Alex Granger, violin, and Nthan Cottrell, cello. This long-standing, mid-day concert series tradition presents guest artists and university faculty and students. It brings to the campus and the community a special opportunity to hear outstanding performances from a variety of artists. All performances are from 12:30 - 1 p.m. in Crowell Hall on the Biola University Campus. Campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, http://ccca.biola.edu/events, http://academics.biola.edu/music/events or www.biola.edu/music.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - MIDDAY ORGAN RECITAL AT OUR LADY OF ANGELS CATHEDRAL. Free half-hour organ recitals at 12:45 p.m. (See date calendars to confirm concerts or call venue.) Cathedral address is 555 W. Temple. Information: (213) 680-5200 or http://www.olacathedral.org

PASADENA - PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MUSIC AT NOON CONCERTS. Organist Dorothy Young Riess. Concerts take place at 12:10 in the church sanctuary and are open to the public. The church is in Downtown Pasadena at the corner of Colorado and Madison. Information: (626) 793-2191 or www.ppcmusic.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BAND CONCERT SERIES. AXS TV and the Whisky a Go Go present the return of The World's Greatest Tribute Band Concert Series. Concerts will take place on Wednesday nights at the Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Tickets for the shows are first-come and must be reserved online via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. March shows are: March 8 - Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin Tribute, currently sold out), March 15 - Damage (Metallica Tribute), March 22 - Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute), and March 29 - Live at the Filmore (Allman Brother Tribute). Upcoming shows in April include: April 5 - Strange Magic (ELO Tribute), April 12 - Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) and April 19 - Karen as Dolly (Dolly Parton Tribute). See website for full line-up through May. Information: www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.

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THURSDAY MARCH 30

ANAHEIM - DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM FARMERS MARKET. Farmers Market hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bands and entertainment times vary. Check website for weekly schedules. The market is located at Center Street Promenade and Lemon Street (south of Lincoln and east of Harbor Blvd). Information: (714) 956-3586 or www.downtownanaheim.com.

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Jason Fabus (Jazz) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL AT FCCLA. The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth at 6th, offers weekly half-hour organ concerts on Thursdays beginning at 12:10 p.m. Concerts are open to the public. Information: (213) 385-1345 or http://www.fccla.org.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - GRAND PARK LUNCHTIME CONCERTS. Lunchtime concerts will take place on the Grand Park performance lawn (between Grand Ave. and Hill Street) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. every Thursday through May 30. Food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be: March 2 - String Ensemble, March 9 - Pianist, March 16 - Evan Abounassar (Jazz Trio), March 23 - Alec Shulman (Jazz Trio), and March 30 - Luca Mendoza (Solo Jazz Pianist). Information: (213) 972-8080 or www.grandparkla.org.

FRIDAY MARCH 31

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Mike Eldred Trio (Blues) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Renown Muzic (Motown/R&B/Dance). Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

LA MIRADA - BIOLA UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCES. On March 1, Composition Major Recital. The program will include original works, in both contemporary and classical styles, composed by Conservatory music composition majors. Performers will be Conservatory soloists and ensembles. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Lansing Recital Hall, Crowell Music Building. On March 31, Contemporary Music Ensembles Concert. The Biola Worship and Commercial Music majors will present their spring concert outside the SUB Fireplace Pavillion. Four bands will be performing popular contemporary songs. The campus address is 13800 Biola Drive. See website for directions. Information: (562) 903-4892, www.biola.edu or http://academics.biola.edu/music/events.

LA PUENTE - LA PUENTE LIVE. La Puente Live is an open-air market in downtown La Puente on Main Street. The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. every Friday and will include produce sales and live entertainment. Entertainment will be: March 3 - Six Hot Live, March 10 - Thee Champagne Band, March 17 - Latin Soul Connection, March 24 - Suave the Band (Latin/Variety), and March 31 - Aztlan Soul Band. Information: (562) 375-0888, www.lapuentelive.com or www.facebook.com/lapuentelive.

LOS ANGELES (DOWNTOWN AND VICINITY) - PERFORMANCES AT THE COLBURN SCHOOL. Friday Night Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Mayman Hall. CSPA students recommended by faculty perform repertoire at intermediate through advanced levels in front of a faculty jury. Performances are open to the public and are free of charge. The Colburn School is located at 200 South Grand across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Information: (213) 621-2200 or www.colburnschool.edu.

SAN PEDRO/WILMINGTON - SOUTH BAY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERTS. California String Quartet: Katia Popov, violin, Luanne Homzy, violin, Zach Dellinger, viola, and Benjamin Lash, cello. The program will include Mozart: Divertimento in B flat Major, K. 137, Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, and Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. in the Los Angeles Harbor College Music Recital Hall, 111 Figueroa Place in Wilmington. See website for directions to the campus. Information: (310) 376-2169, www.palosverdes.com/sbcms or www.lahc.cc.ca.us.

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SATURDAY APRIL 1

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Brother Yusef (Blues) from noon - 2 p.m., plus Big Jim Caver (Blues) and Storm Giants (Rock) from 7 - 9 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Mojave Trio - Sara Parkins, violin, Maggie Parkins, cello, and Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano, performing music by Schumann, Shostakovich and others. The program will take place at 8 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - METRO POINTE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES. Artists TBA. Performances take place Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Metro Pointe at South Coast, 901 South Coast Drive. Stage is outdoors facing the restaurants. No lawn chairs. Information: (714) 481-5009 or www.metropointe.com.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Artists TBA. Outdoor performances are from 2 - 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

SANTA MONICA - SANTA MONICA SYMPHONY. The Santa Monica Symphony, music director and conductor Guido Lamell, will present a performance of Guiseppe Verdi's "Requiem" at 7:30 p.m. in Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic. Guest vocalists will include Caroline McKenzie, soprano, Tracy Van Fleet, alto, Timothy Gonzalez, tenor, and James Raycroft, bass-baritone. Information: (310) 395-6330 or www.smsymphony.org.

WEST HOLLYWOOD - SOUNDSPARK CHILDREN'S CONCERTS. soundSpark is a monthly music series for children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. The concert will feature Kozue Matsumoto. Check website for most current schedules. Programs take place at noon in the Children's Theater at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vincente Boulevard. Two hours validated parking is available in the West Hollywood Park parking structure. Information: (323) 960-5723, www.sassas.org or www.weho.org/arts.

SUNDAY APRIL 2

ANAHEIM - PERFORMANCES AT THE PACKING HOUSE Sandro Razciel (Pop) from noon - 2 p.m. Weekly performances at the Packing House on the mezzanine stage vary. The Packing House weekly performances take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (unless otherwise noted). When multiple acts are noted on Saturday nights, generally one act is on the mezzanine stage and the other(s) may be at the Unsung Brewery in the MAKE Building and/or at the Anaheim Brewery. The Anaheim Packing District is located at 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Weekly schedules (when available) will still be posted on this site's Facebook page for updates/changes. Information: www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

BEVERLY HILLS - MUSIC AT THE BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET. No market today. The Beverly Hills Farmers Market takes place Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the 9300 block of Civic Center Drive. There is music at the market from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. April artists TBA. Information: (310) 285-6830 or www.beverlyhills.org, go to exploring and Farmers Market.

CLAREMONT - PERFORMANCES AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. Pomona College: Chiaroscuro - Light and Dark in Art Song. Melissa Givens, soprano, and Shannon Hesse, piano, will perform music by Bolcom, Haydn, Martucci, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Purcell and Strauss. The program will take place at 3 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th Street. Information: (909) 607-2671 or www.pomona.edu/music-calendar; also www.collegescalendar.org.

COSTA MESA - SUNDAY SOUNDS AT THE CAMP. - Sunday Sounds concerts take place from noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays at The Camp, 2937 Bristol. March 5 - Madison Malone, March 12 - Taylor Crawford, March 19 - Mikael Pederson, and March 26 - Raye Zaragoza. April artists TBA. Information: (714) 966-6661 or www.thecampsite.com.

LOS ANGELES (MID-WILSHIRE/MUSEUM DISTRICT) - "SUNDAYS LIVE" CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES. Colburn Honors Ensemble. Concerts are at 6 p.m. at the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Visit the Sundays Live website to find other ways of listening to the concerts, including LACMA's streaming audio of the performances. Information: (323) 857-6234, www.sundayslive.org or www.lacma.org.

MARINA DEL REY - FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES. Artists TBA. Outdoor performances are from 2 - 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Fisherman's Village, 13755 Fiji Way, weather permitting. Parking is available for two hours with validation. Information: (310) 305-9545 or www.visitmarinadelrey.com.

PALOS VERDES - SOUTH BAY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERTS. California String Quartet: Katia Popov, violin, Luanne Homzy, violin, Zach Dellinger, viola, and Benjamin Lash, cello. The program will include Mozart: Divertimento in B flat Major, K. 137, Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, and Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. at the Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalga in Rancho Palos Verdes. Information: (310) 376-2169 or www.palosverdes.com/sbcms.

SANTA ANA - FAMILY FESTIVALS AT THE BOWERS MUSEUM. The Bowers Museum will present a Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival in the Key Courtyard and Bowers Kidseum. There will be live music and dance, arts and crafts and other activities from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Please note: the festivals no longer include complimentary admission to the museum. The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 N. Main Street. Information: (714) 567-3600 or www.bowers.org.

SANTA MONICA - LIVE MUSIC AT THE SUNDAY FARMERS MARKET. Artists TBA. The Sunday Farmers Market takes place from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Main Street/Ocean Park. Music is from about 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information: (310) 458-8712, (310) 458-8411, www.smgov.net/farmers_market/index.htm or www.farmersmarket.santa-monica.org.

WHITTIER - RIO HONDO SYMPHONY. Kimo Furumoto, conductor. "Symphonic Tales." The program will include Haydn: Toy Symphony, Kimo Furumoto: The Mandarin Ducks (World Premiere), Daniel Dorff: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf. Special guests will be the Nouveau Chamber Ballet. The concert is at 3 p.m. in the Vic Lopez Auditorium of Whittier High School, 12417 E. Philadelphia Street. Information: (562) 698-8626 or www.riohondosymphony.org.

YORBA LINDA - NIXON LIBRARY FAMILY CONCERT SERIES. Sounds of Grace Handbell Choir, directed by Marilyn Scranton. All performances (unless otherwise indicated) are at 2 p.m. at the Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard near Imperial Highway. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Information: (714) 993-5075, (714) 993-3393 or www.nixonfoundation.org.

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ONE FINAL THOUGHT ON THE CONCERTS: All of the concerts in the listings are free to the general public, and there are some truly outstanding programs. However, many of the groups and organizations sponsoring these concerts incur substantial costs in bringing them to you year after year. Donations which allow them to continue their tradition of bringing quality music to the general public at no charge are appreciated.


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