Concert Reviews: THE FORD (presented by the LA Phil)

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by Nia Liat on October 10, 2020

in Dance,Music,Theater-Los Angeles,Virtual

FREE CONCERTS FROM THE FORD

From The Ford revisits past performances captured live on The Ford’s amphitheater stage by Los Angeles television station LA36. Each installation includes a curated selection of archival footage and newly created artist introductions providing additional insight into the work. From The Ford will be released weekly on Facebook Premiere. Also, check out The Ford for many more offerings. Upcoming releases include:
October 1, 2020
6:30pm
Flypoet Summer Classic 
Every summer, the Flypoet Summer Classic brings spoken word’s heavy hitters together with a backing band for an evening of lyrical fire. The annual tradition has been called the “dopest spoken word + live music + art experience in the world.”
October 8, 2020
6:30pm
Louie Vega and EOL Soulfrito 2
Bandleader Louie Vega is renowned the world over for helping to create and establish the soulful Latin jazz and deep house-influenced music style. Based in New York City, Vega is a dance music legend both as a DJ and producer. Louie and his band, E.O.L. Soulfrito, performed live at The Ford in a 2018 celebratory concert commemorating global soul music marketing platform Fusicology’s 15th anniversary.
October 15, 2020
6:30pm
Colibrí Entertainment presents “¡Viva La Tradición! – Viva La Mujer”
In 2019 Colibrí Entertainment brought together Mariachi Reyna de Los Ángeles and Las Colibrí, two Iconic Southern California female mariachi groups, for an epic celebration of women and traditional Mexican music. This retrospective also includes excerpts from their 2017 and 2018 shows.
October 22, 2020
6:30pm
Pacifico Dance Company
California’s premier baile folklórico company takes you on a colorful journey to Mexico through exhilarating music and dance. This vibrant ensemble of dancers and musicians celebrated its 25th anniversary on The Ford’s stage in 2017 with an evening exploring early Mexican history, myth and folktales through a signature blend of traditional and contemporary dance movements.
October 29, 2020
6:30pm
Angel City Jazz Festival
From its founding in 2008, the Angel City Jazz Festival has grown into an essential multi-day celebration of cutting-edge jazz, featuring established and emerging music innovators committed to the evolution of jazz and improvised music.
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About The Ford
The Ford is one of the oldest performing arts venues in Los Angeles, with a 1,200-seat outdoor amphitheater and a rich history dating back to 1920. Situated in a 32-acre Los Angeles County park and under the stewardship of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Ford presents an eclectic summer season of music, dance, film, and family events that are reflective of the communities that comprise Los Angeles.
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Please, please support the LA Phil. When we all return to Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford, let’s play like nothing happened! Follow this link to see how you can support musicians, teachers, students, and staff.

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