ALL FREE AND LOW-COST PROGRAMMING ON THE MUSIC CENTER PLAZA IS SUPPORTED BY:
The Ring-Miscikowski Foundation / The Ring Foundation
The Music Center Plaza
Re-opening August 2019
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Music Center Plaza with FREE public events, featuring art-making, musical performances, food and festivities throughout Labor Day weekend!
The Music Center Plaza Grand Opening Festivities
Civic Dedication: The Music Center Plaza
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
The Music Center will hold a civic dedication for invited guests and the media. The event will feature remarks from Music Center leadership and board members, elected officials and community leaders along with other special surprises.
Go Get Em Tiger and The Mullin Wine Bar: Grand Openings
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Both Go Get Em Tiger and The Mullin Wine Bar will host special grand openings with music, games and special treats.
The Music Center's Dance DTLA*
Friday, August 30, 2019, 7:00 p.m.-midnight
The Music Center will bring its highly popular, free Dance DTLA back to its Plaza “home” to celebrate the official grand opening of The Music Center Plaza. Dance lovers will enjoy an evening of Cumbia under the summer stars with beginner dance lessons, followed by extended hours of dancing and music until midnight.
* The Music Center’s Dance DTLA Cumbia supported by Bank of America. The Music Center’s Dance DTLA series supported by The Ring-Miscikowski Foundation/The Ring Foundation, Marcia Israel Foundation and Macy's.
Plaza for All Celebration featuring Los Angeles Master Chorale's Big Sing 2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. Event begins at Grand Park
5:00 p.m. Procession from Grand Park to Plaza
6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Big Sing 2019
The Music Center is partnering with Los Angeles-based LA Commons and the Los Angeles Master Chorale for a community celebration of the Plaza. Complete with singing, music, dance and visual art, the Plaza for All Celebration will invite Angelenos to commemorate and embrace the new public space as the county’s “plaza for all.” The free event will include a public procession featuring performers and members of the many communities that comprise all five districts of Los Angeles County. The celebration will commence at Grand Park and culminate at The Music Center Plaza with the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s annual Big Sing 2019**, a giant community sing-along. Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks.
** The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s Big Sing 2019 is under the direction of Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director, and special guest conductors. Big Sing 2019 is made possible by generous support from The Lovelace Family Trust, Terri and Jerry Kohl, and Philip A. Swan.
The Music Center's Splish Splash Plaza Bash
Sunday, September 1, 2019, Noon-6:00 p.m.
All are welcome as The Music Center Plaza becomes a free, fun casual hangout on a long holiday weekend. The newly renovated space will be transformed into a giant, fun backyard party filled with free games and activities, splashing in The Music Center fountain, great food and more. Abernethy’s first five emerging chefs will be on hand, preparing and selling their individual versions of backyard bites and treats.
Abernethy's: Grand Opening
Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
New to the Plaza, Abernethy’s restaurant opens, featuring the first of the chefs (to be announced) in the restaurant’s highly innovative emerging chef program.