Music on the Main presents 10 weeks of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. Enjoy some bright newcomers and some fan favorites from seasons past. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs and some friends for a wonderful evening under the Descanso oaks. Concerts are free with admission. Lawn seating is first-come, first-served. No reciprocal gardens admissions.
July 17 | Betty Bryant
A Descanso fan favorite, Betty Bryant is in her sixth decade as a professional entertainer. A vocalist and pianist, she performs jazz and authentic blues.
July 24 | Nolan Shaheed
Another returning artist, Shaheed has worked with Marvin Gaye, Count Basie, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins, Anita Baker, Carole King, Tom Waits and Freddie Hubbard. Away from the recording studio, he is a world-class runner.
July 31 | New West Plays Django
The fresh, cutting-edge New West Guitar Group performs gypsy-infused jazz.
August 7 | Sammy Miller
This energetic young drummer and his band never disappoint when they perform at Descanso.
August 14 | Louie Cruz Beltran
An engaging percussionist and vocalist, Beltran was a hit at the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
August 21 | Aubrey Logan
Expect dynamic, high-energy vocals mixing jazz and pop from this performer – and she plays a great trombone.
(Performers may be subject to change.)