Lineup Announced for the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier Jeremiah Garcia
Free concerts at the Santa Monica Pier are back for the 30th year and KCRW is proud to be a media partner, with our DJs serving as hosts for these magical music evenings.

The lineup is incredible so pack up your blanket, dig your toes in the sand and get ready.

The shows start on July 10 and take place every Thursday until September 11, with all shows starting at 7pm.


July 10 – Indie Pop: CULTS w/ James Supercave
July 17 – Heavenly Voices: YUNA w/ King
(Hosted by DJ Anthony Valadez)
July 24 – PCH Top Down Sounds: CAYUCAS w/ PAPA
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Chris Muckley)
July 31 – Syrian Electro Style: OMAR SOULEYMAN
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd)
Aug 07 – Australia Rocks the Pier: JAGWAR MA
(Hosted by KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley)
Aug 14 – Latin Waves: LA SANTA CECILIA w/ Sergio Mendoza
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Raul Campos)
Aug 21 – THE ZOMBIES w/ Mystic Braves
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox)
Aug 28 – Deep Reggae: LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY w/ Mexico 68
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole)
Sep 04 – TBA
Sep 11 – 100% Soul: CHARLES BRADLEY w/ King James & The Special Men

The Twilight Concert Series is part of KCRW’s free, all ages music series Summer Nights. See the full lineup here.

Photo by Jeremiah Garcia


  1. Dafina Kuficha
    June 14, 2014, 10:32 am

    I love that this is still going on. I moved up to the bay 15 years ago, and have always missed my Santa Monica Pier Thursday nite summer music! Hopefully, I'll catch a good show during a visit soon.

  2. Jake W
    May 23, 2014, 7:52 am

    omary souleyman & scratch perry - nicely done!