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KCRW SUMMER NIGHTS AT UNION STATION

KCRW SUMMER NIGHTS AT UNION STATION

KCRW SUMMER NIGHTS AT UNION STATION

KCRW DJs and a Los Angeles-based band will perform at the station’s historic Ticket Concourse for two nights of summer music.

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THE ANGELS, July 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The July 20th and on the 27th, KCRW and Metro Art will team up for two special nights of music from From 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at historic Union Station in downtown the AngelsKCRW DJs Jeremy Sole and Chris Douridas The following Saturday, The South Hill Experiment, a Los Angeles jazz-folk band led by brothers, will host a special performance with amplification by KCRW DJs Raul Campos and SiLVA. Each weekend, guests can visit pop-up bars for light bites and alcoholic beverages while dancing the night away in one of Los Angeles’ architectural gems.

“Guests will be able to enjoy electrifying performances from renowned KCRW DJs and local band The South Hill Experiment at Union Station as we reunite with our friends at KCRW,” he shared. Heidi ZellerSenior Manager of Cultural Planning at LA Metro. “We look forward to a momentous summer night of high-energy live music.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Metro Art to host an epic dance party at one of LA’s iconic landmarks, Union Station. And what’s almost as good as great music and atmosphere? The fact that it’s the easiest place to get to… just take the Metro,” said Nathalie ColinaKCRW Audience Director and Summer Nights Field Guide.

About the South Hill Experiment
The South Hill Experiment (S/H/E) is the band of brothers Baird and Gabe Achesonraised in Baltimore and now based in the AngelsBoth are accomplished artists and producers in their own right, and they built S/H/E as a place (their studio in a warehouse on South Hill St., Los Angeles) and a state of mind: making music as catharsis. Last year, S/H/E kicked off their trilogy of LPs, with MOONSHOTS (LP1) marking the duo’s ethereal beginnings and SUNSTRIKES (LP2) featuring guests such as Jeff Parker and earn the signature of the legendary David Byrne. March 2024 saw the release of an even more collaborative EP, South Hill & Friends, featuring collaborations from Karriem RigginsMaximum, Buck Rainesand Sofia Campos. To promote these projects, the siblings have pulled off a variety of stunts, including a 24-hour live-streamed music session, free rooftop shows, and an actual marathon for a music video. After selling out dates in the Angels and NYa live session on KCRW and the band’s SXSW debut, the brothers are gearing up for the final installment of their trilogy and their most ambitious project to date, EARTHBREAKS (LP3).

Those wishing to attend can RSVP for free admission. July 20th event here and the free July 27th event hereFor more information about Los Angeles Union Station, visit www.unionstationla.com. #Celebrating85Years #UnionStationLA.

About Los Angeles Union Station
Since its opening in 1939, Los Angeles Union Station has long been considered one of Los Angeles’ architectural gems and a vital gateway to the promise of the California dream. The station was designed with an innovative combination of Spanish Colonial, Mission Revival, and Art Deco architecture, now commonly referred to as Mission Moderne. The bustling 52-acre transportation hub is located in the heart of Los Angeles. Center of Los Angeles offering essential connections to destinations around the world Southern CaliforniaAn iconic landmark, the station is a vibrant symbol of downtown, connecting the historic fabric of the past to the present through arts, culture, public transportation and community. Conceived on a grand scale, Los Angeles Union Station is the largest railroad passenger terminal in the world. Western United States and is often regarded as “the last of the great railway stations”. For more information, visit www.unionstationla.com or follow @unionstationla on social media.

About Metro Art
Metro Art enhances the customer experience with innovative, award-winning visual and performing arts programming that encourages transit use and connects people, places, and neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. A wide range of site-specific artworks are integrated into the growing Metro system, enhancing the quality of transit environments and creating a sense of place. Metro Art Presents presents an exciting array of arts and cultural programs at historic Union Station. All events are free and open to the public.

Click here For more information on Metro Art, follow Metro Art on Instagram and #MetroArtLA.

About KCRW
KCRW is your always-on connection to music, news, culture and each other – on the radio, online and in person. We belong to the Angelsconnecting diverse perspectives and the sounds of Southern California with curious communities around the corner and around the world. We are NPR’s flagship member station in Southern California and a community service of Santa Monica CollegeYou can find our broadcast signal in LA, Saint Barbara, Fortune, Mojave, Palm Springs, San Luis Bishopand around the world via the KCRW app and at kcrw.com.

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