Bring a picnic, blanket, and beach chairs for this end-of-summer series that explores Americana styles from its roots to modern forms. In addition to two Southern California acts featured at each concert, there will also be food trucks and a McCabe’s Guitar Pop-Up Shop.
Sunday, September 10 - Opener: blues/jazz singer Mara Kaye | Intermission: New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band | Headliner: New Orleans style soul with Dr SoundGood featuring Doug Legacy | Food Trucks*: Drizzle Funnel Cakes, The Tropic Truck, Bison Burger
Sunday, September 17 - Opener: folk/pop singalong with McCabe’s Hootenanny Collective | Headliner: East L.A ska with The Delirians | Food Trucks*: Creamy Boyz Ice Cream, Pacifico Charbroiled Fish, Cerda Vega
PARKING Free parking is available starting
at 2 p.m. in the Kite Pharma lot located at 1800 Stewart St., a half-block north of the
park. In the event that the Kite Pharma lot fills up, overflow parking will be
available in the Bergamot Lot located immediately west of the Kite Pharma lot,
at 2525 Michigan Ave. The lot is approximately 1½
blocks from the park and a pedestrian walkway connects with the Kite Pharma
lot. An attendant will be in the lot and can provide directions to the park.
Please be courteous to the neighborhood residents and do not park in the
BIKE PARKING & SHARED MOBILITY Ride your bike or take an e-bike or e-scooter to the concerts. Bike racks will be available for bike parking starting at 3 p.m. in the Gandara Park lot, 1819 Stewart St.
BIG BLUE BUS Ride Big Blue Bus Route 5 to the concerts and get off at Stewart St. coming from either direction. A roundtrip fare is $2.50 – go cashless and download the mobile ticketing app from Token Transit. Plan your trip on Big Blue Bus.
EXPO LINE Gandara Park is an eight-minute walk from the 26th Street/Bergamot Expo Line Station. Walk east on Olympic Blvd. and turn right on Stewart St. to reach the park. Plan your trip on Metro.
ACCESSIBILITY A limited number of parking spots will be reserved for accessible parking in the Gandara Park lot and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Vehicles must have a government-issued accessible parking license plate, placard, hangtag, or sticker. The entrance to the park’s parking lot will serve as a drop-off location. A parking attendant will be staffing the lot. The park and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. For those using a wheeled mobility device, the walking or bike paths can be used to traverse the park. To view the concert, travel over grass will be required. The ground can be uneven in some areas of the park. For assistance with accommodations, contact Santa Monica Cultural Affairs at least one week prior to the event at 310-458-8350 or firstname.lastname@example.org; TTY 310-458-8696.