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  • THE FORD CONTINUES FREE ONLINE SERIES “FROM THE FORD”
  • Sep. 25, 2020
  • THE FORD CONTINUES FREE ONLINE SERIES

    “FROM THE FORD”

     

    New digital series part of The Ford’s online virtual season

     

    From The Ford revisits past performances captured live on The Ford’s 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. 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.

     

     

    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.

     

    Sign up for The Ford mailing list here, and follow The Ford on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

     

    About LA Phil Media

    Created at the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, LA Phil Media encompasses the organization’s media projects and digital initiatives, including audio recordings, radio and television broadcasts, online streaming series, digital festivals, and podcasts.

     

    Play Your Part

    Due to COVID-19, we are unable to bring music to our stages for the first time ever. We ask you to Play Your Part in helping the LA Phil reach that longed-for moment when we will return to Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford. Follow this link to see how you can support the LA Phil. Your generosity will directly support our musicians, teachers, students, and staff, ensuring that our community is alive with music, today and always.

     

  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org

    Lisa White, lwhite@laphil.org