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60th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Dates

12/24/2019

Theatre

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion


135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90012
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Tickets Info

Free
Phone: 213-972-3099


60th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration in Los Angeles


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L.A.s largest holiday spectacular celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. Join this years co-hosts, internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmn and actress Marissa Ramirez (Blue Bloods), for this free, three-hour holiday show featuring 25 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures that make up L.A. Once again, PBS SoCal will host a live broadcast of the event that has been a Los Angeles holiday tradition since 1959, while KCET will air the program twice on Christmas Day. Legendary Cuban jazz trumpet player Arturo Sandoval, accompanied by his world-renowned band, will kick off this years celebration with a medley of holiday songs. Returning favorites include Hlau Kealii o Nlani & the Daniel Ho Trio, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, gospel choir Greater LA Cathedral Choir, Jung Im Lee Korean Dance Academy and folklorico troupe Pacifico Dance Company. Some of this years newcomers include Latin folk band Cuao, the dancers and drummers of African Soul International and a cappella group Street Corner Renaissance. All female, two-time GRAMMY award-winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea will team up with their brother band Mariachi Espectacular, and Jewish cultural revival band Mostly Kosher will share the stage with Urban Voices Project, a choir made up of men and women surviving homelessness on Skid Row. Those who can't make it to The Music Center on Dec. 24 can watch the live broadcast on PBS SoCal starting at 3 p.m., with the rebroadcast on KCET on Christmas Day from 12 p.m. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. 10 p.m., or online at pbssocal.org/holidaycelebration. To see the show live at The Music Center on Dec. 24 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., arrive early the line forms around 12 noon; doors open at 2:30 p.m.; first come, first served; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012; Admission and parking are FREE; Information hotline: (213) 972-3099 or MusicCenter.org/holidaycelebration.

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