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SummerFest 2013 will open with ‘dance’ music concert on Aug. 2

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a Jolla Music Society will launch its SummerFest 2013 with the program, “Let’s Dance!” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St.

La Jolla Community Center’s Fourth Fridays Jazz series presents Lori Bell & Friends

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Jazz returns to the La Jolla Community Center with its “Fourth Fridays Jazz Series featuring Lori Bell & Friends,” 7-9 p.m. July 26. The series will continue each fourth Friday until Nov. 22.

Up Close and Personal: Lofty experiment part of 2013 SummerFest lineup in La Jolla

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Well known for bringing musicians and audiences together in interpersonal environments, SummerFest has a special treat in store for classical music lovers during the 2013 season that begins July 31.

Two performances will be held on Aug. 9 at The Loft at UCSD, a casual space that seats about 150 on the fourth floor of the university’s Price Center East. SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin will emcee and also participate in a program of Bartok, Ives, Debussy, Villa-Lobos, Carter and Charles Wuorinen performed by guest artists including flutist Catherine Ransom Karoly, pianist Steven Lin, violinists Michelle Kim and Philippe Quint, and clarinetist Burt Hara.

Boom Tic Boom to bring season jazz series to a big finish at Athenaeum in La Jolla

Allison Miller brings her award-winning quintet to the Athenaeum July 11. Courtesy

Drummer Allison Miller’s quintet, Boom Tic Boom, is a five-star combo, closing out the Athenaeum’s Summer Jazz Series with a concert that should bring down the house on July 11. Every one of the players in the band is hot, hot, hot! And every one is a bandleader, too.

Village Merchants roll out new round of ‘Haute La Jolla Nights’

Saline Solutions at the Whiskey

The Saturday’s musical lineup includes Aja Lee, the Jazz Pigs, Neveready, Saline Solutions and more

Producer of iconic Fleetwood Mac album to speak at Warwick’s June 6

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Amidst the acrimony and mayhem, there was plenty of magic, Caillat said, including Nicks’ haunting howl at the end of the song “Gold Dust Woman.”

Mozart! Music! Murder? La Jolla husband-wife team bring Mozart mystery to Timken Museum

Dori Salois and Robert Salerno.

On May 25, for one night only, there will be a special performance at the Timken Museum in Balboa Park — a staged reading of “Cadenza: Mozart’s Last Year,” in honor of the 25th anniversary of Mainly Mozart, the distinguished organization that has been offering fine music to San Diegans since 1988.
“Cadenza” will be presented by Vantage Theatre, a small non-profit company known for collaborative, site-specific projects. Its mainstays are longtime La Jollans —executive director Dori Salois and her husband, playwright/director Robert Salerno.

Lecture series on bluegrass music set for La Jolla’s Athenaeum

The Virtual Strangers of bluegrass music bring a mixture of traditional and progressive songs to their repertoire.

Band members Mike and Yvonne Tatar, Kit Birkett and Jon Cherry (San Diego’s Virtual Strangers) will present a three- part, lecture-concert series on bluegrass music at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 21, May 28 and June 4 at 1008 Wall St.

Young mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital will join San Diego Symphony in La Jolla for world premiere piece

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Coming to the Auditorium at TSRI on May 21 is an unusual concert by Grammy-nominated mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital and members of the San Diego Symphony. The concert, part of the Symphony’s chamber music series, will feature the world premiere of a piece for mandolin and strings by David Bruce, the Symphony’s Associate Composer for 2013-14.

World Music festival at Scripps Park in La Jolla on Saturday, May 11

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The Center for World Music will hold its 50th anniversary festival “a dazzling outdoor multicultural performing arts experience,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11 in Ellen Browning Scripps Park 1133 Coast Blvd.The free event will feature master artists performing music and dance from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe, including folk and traditional cultures of Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, the Philippines, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Iran, Spain, and many more.

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