Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Performing Arts

Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Dustbowl Revival at Ford Amphitheatre

See also

By Joan Alperin-Schwartz

More Photos

Wondering what to do after the fireworks are over? I have the perfect thing. Head out to the Ford Amphitheatre on Saturday evening, July 5 to see one of New Orleans best...Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Hot off their gig in Coachella and in the midst of a worldwide tour, the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band is known for playing traditional New Orleans jazz. The band brings a fresh take to this timeless sound, with original music from their latest album: THAT'S IT! I've seen them perform many times throughout the years and this is a a group, you do not want to miss.

To make this night even more musically memorable, is the opening act...The Dustbowl Revival, a Venice, California based collective, that combines old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930's which promises to keep you dancing in the aisles...

Just imagine Old Crow Medicine Show meeting Louis Armstrong's Hot seven Band in New Orleans or Bob Dylan and Fats Waller jamming with Mumford and Sons, on a front porch in 1938. Doesn't get better than that.

In its 2013 Best of LA issue, the LA Weekly called DBR the 'Best Live Band in LA'.

This joyous evening of music kicks off this summer's Zev Yaroslavsky and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, second Signature Series at the Ford,. which celebrates LA as a destination for world-class artists. All proceeds benefit the Ford Theatre Foundation.

The Ford Amphitheatre, located at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood CA 90068, is one of my favorite concert venues.

This beautiful outdoor theatre, built in 1920, hosts a diverse roster of events throughout the summer, representing music and dance styles that reflect the communities that comprise Los Angeles County.

Plus it's a perfect place for a picnic. And if you don't feel like cooking, a variety of food and beverages can be purchased on site.

For tickets: Call 323-461-3673 or go to www.FordTheatres.org.

Ticket Prices:

Reserved Seating: $80, $65, $60

VIP Packgage: $100 (includes premium seating, choice of wine or beer and on site parking)

.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Weird Al
    'Weird Al' Yankovic gains his first number one album with 'Mandatory Fun'
    Music Buzz
  • LeBron James
    Frank Caliendo channels Morgan Freeman when reading LeBron James' letter
    Video
    NBA Buzz
  • NFL jerseys
    New York Giants and Jets fail to breach NFL's top 25 in jersey sales
    NFL Buzz
  • Slash
    Slash and The Conspirators crush it at Hard Rock, AP Awards
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Monks of Mellonwah
    Exclusive interview: Monks of Mellonwah talk music, touring and more
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Bad Company
    Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd deliver a double dose of hits at the Blossom Music Center
    Camera
    20 Photos