Summer Nights’ Backyard Party at the new KCRW HQ – featuring Henry Rollins
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Summer Nights’ Backyard Party @ KCRW HQ
Featuring Henry Rollins (DJ set)
KCRW DJs Dan Wilcox + Eric J. Lawrence
Saturday, August 18
7:00pm – 11:00pm
This brand-new, three-concert series is free, all-ages, and outdoors, and takes place in the backyard of KCRW’s new home at Santa Monica College’s CMD Campus
And your summer nights are about to get hotter…
For our final Backyard Party of 2018, get ready for a blistering DJ set by Henry Rollins.
In describing Henry Rollins, the tendency is to try to squeeze as many labels as possible into a single sentence. Entertainment Weekly’s list includes “Punk Rock icon. Spoken word poet. Actor. Author. DJ. Rollins has toured the world as a spoken word artist, as frontman for both Rollins Band and Black Flag and as a solitary traveler with insatiable curiosity, favoring road-less-traveled locales in places such as Nepal, Sri Lanka, Siberia, North Korea, South Sudan and Iran.
He can be heard on KCRW on Sundays from 8pm – 10pm and on-demand.
KCRW HQ Fun
Need a break from all of your dancing? There is plenty of summer fun to be had at KCRW’s backyard party!
- Hungry? Good Food’s Evan Kleiman has chosen her favorite food trucks to be on-hand.
- Thirsty? Our special summer cocktails will take care of that!
- And attention all vinyl lovers – Beats Swap Meet will join us with a hand-selected vinyl pop-up shop – grab some of your favorite albums!
- Ride the Expo to Bergamot Station. It is three blocks away (a 5 minute walk).
- Breeze bike share hubs are at Stewart and Pennsylvania and 26th and Pennsylvania.
- We encourage rideshare and carpooling. Drop off / pickup at 1660 Stewart Street.
- Big Blue Bus Route 5 stops at Olympic & Stewart which is only a block away from the new campus.
- Street parking is available – please read all parking restriction signs carefully to avoid ticketing/towing.
Thanks to our sponsors!