2013 Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier Line-Up Announced
Featuring a different band each Thursday Night, the annual Twilight Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting in July.
Here is a run down of the line-up:
July 11: “Surfer Blood,” an indie pop band featuring JP, TJ, and Thomas.
July 18: Meshell Ndegeocello recently released her 10th album entitled, “Pour une âme souveraine” (For a Sovereign Soul). It is dedicated to the musician, Nina Simone.
July 25: “No Age” featuring Dean Spunt and Randy Randall. The punk band recently debuted their third album, “Everything In Between.”
August 1: Xavier Rudd is an Australian singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist whose most recent album is entitled “Spirit Bird.”
August 8: Hanni El Khatib/Bombino’s. Hanni El Khatib’s 2012 album, “The Head in the Dirt”, features 11 songs that contain traces of blues, rock, and pop. Bombino goal to aid the Tuareg community is reflected in his music.
August 15: “The English Beat” founded in 1978, features lead singer Dave Wakeling.
August 22: Nick Waterhouse/“The Boogaloo Assassins.” Waterhouse infuses his songs with both an old school influence and a contemporary sound. “The Boogaloo Assassins” aim to recreate the boogaloo craze of East Harlem, Latin Caribbean, and South America, from 1965 to 1969.
August 29: To be announced.
September 5: To be announced.
September 12: Jimmy Cliff, a Jamaican musician and singer, whose 2012 Reggae album “Rebirth” landed him a Grammy award.
For more information, visit http://www.twilightseries.org.