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Valerie June and Irma Thomas hosted by KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd
August 3, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Join KCRW down at the Pier, as we party with Valerie June and Irma Thomas, hosted by KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd. The Twilight Concert Series, now in its 32nd year, is the premier free outdoor summer music series of Southern California. Straddling both the Pier and beach, these concerts are a festival of emerging and classic artists. Come enjoy the atmosphere while waves crash and the Ferris wheel lights up your warm summer night!
Parking details: santamonicapier.org/visit/
Valerie June: Blending folk, blues, and Appalachian elements into a timeless sound that Rolling Stone calls “at once young and old,” Valerie June writes material with the influences of socially-minded songwriters like Bob Marley.
Irma Thomas: R&B and soul singer Irma Thomas won her first GRAMMY in 2007 after an estimable career working with such icons like Randy Newman, and continues to uphold her unrivaled title as the “Soul Queen of New Orleans.”