Thursday, June 11th: Woodie & the Longboards– The ultimate Beach Boys cover band Woodie and the Longboards performed as part of Surf’s Up San Gabriel!, the summer street party kick-off to the San Gabriel Summer Nights Music & Movies Series.
Thursday, July 2nd: Little Faith (Soul/Gospel)– Little Faith brings together the passion and joy of gospel with the groove of soul music and the power of the blues. With three exciting lead vocalists who blend smoothly as one, Little Faith’s high energy performances have thrilled audiences from Los Angeles to New York.
Thursday, July 23rd: Louie Cruz Beltran & his Jazz Ensemble (Latin Jazz)– Louie has performed at the Hollywood Bowl, Gibson Amphitheater, Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and Dodger Stadium among others. He’s shared the stage with greats such as Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and Natalie Cole. Louie performs regularly at Catalina’s Jazz Club and Vibrato in Los Angeles.
Thursday, August 6th: Screening of Laurel & Hardy’s “The Bullfighters”- Guests celebrated the rich history of the wonderful Mission Playhouse (and had some belly laughs too) as the dynamic duo visited Mexico City and navigated their way through the perils of bullfighting in this 1945 classic, originally screened here at the Playhouse in the year of its release. Before the screening, patrons enjoyed a flamenco performance from Clarita Corona & members from the Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre.
These events are part of the Mission Playhouse Community Engagement Program, Engage! and the “San Gabriel Summer Nights Music & Movies” series. For more details, contact Jonathan Salisbury at 626.308.2865, ext. 221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.