Events, KCRW Music Announcement

Twilight Concert Series Lineup Announced!

Twilight Concert Series Announces Lineup For This Summer

 The free concerts at the Santa Monica Pier are part of KCRW’s Summer Nights Series

SANTA MONICA, June 3, 2013 — Public radio station KCRW (89.9 and returns as the media sponsor for the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier this summer and is pleased to announce an incredible lineup of musical guests. The concerts are part of KCRW’s free, all ages Summer Nights series and KCRW DJ will serve as hosts for each of the evenings.

The shows start on July 11 with station favorite Surfer Blood and take place every Thursday until September 12, with all shows starting at 7pm.


July 11: Surfer Blood
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Jason Bentley)
Thursday, July 18: Meshell Ndegeocello
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez)
Thursday, July 25: No Age
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Marion Hodges)
Thursday, August 1: Xavier Rudd
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence)
Thursday, August 8: Hanni El Khatib
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox)
Thursday, August 15: The English Beat
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence)
Thursday, August 22: Nick Waterhouse
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole)
Thursday, August 29: TBD
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd)
Thursday, September 5: TBD
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Anne Litt)
Thursday, September 12: Jimmy Cliff
(Hosted by KCRW DJ Raul Campos)

The series is now in its 29th year and, for the first time ever, the concerts will be live streamed so fans everywhere can tune in to check out these phenomenal acts.

See the full Summer Nights lineup here and view details on the Pier shows below!

Twilight Concert Series Details

Location: The Santa Monica Pier. Go West, then decide if you’re the beach or the pier type.

Parking: Parking info can be found at

About the Santa Monica Pier Corporation

The Santa Monica Pier Corporation (SMPC) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Santa Monica Pier experience for all visitors.  For more information, visit,

For More Information on the Twilight Concert Series, please contact:

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