Tuesday, April 21, 2009

This Week's Music Picks: Pedro Rivera, UB40, The Boxmasters

ExperienceLA.com Music Picks: LA's an eclectic place of musical opportunities. No wonder we're able to give you this week's list of music events that run the range of genres, venues, and places in LA.

-Tuesday, April 21st: Pedro Rivera, the Patriach of Corrido (corrido - "a popular narrative song and poetry form, a ballad, of Mexico" -Wikipedia), is at the new LATC.

-Wednesday, April 22nd: Dido and AEneas is an English Baroque opera by Henry Purcell. Performed by UCLA Opera. Also on the 24th and 25th.

-Thursday, April 23rd: UB40 will be at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, Thursday, April 23rd. Check out Daood's interview on LAist with UB40's Brian Tavers!

-Thursday, April 23rd: The Boxmasters: A Musical Journey with J.D. Andrew, Billy Bob Thornton and Mike Butler. At the GRAMMY Museum in Downtown LA.

-Friday, April 24th: SOUNDS OF KOREA features folk music and dance of the classical Korean court. At the Beckman Auditorium at CalTech in Pasadena.

[Photo by Fire Monkey Fish from the ExperienceLA Flickr Group]

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