Free or Low-cost Tourist Activities in Los Angeles
Free Concerts and Musical Performances
Levitt Pavilion - Free concerts during the summer on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 18 to September 4, 2022. [MacArthur Park]
Grand Performances - free performing arts programs and performances at California Plaza (near Disney Hall). See the site's calendar for 2022 events. [Downtown L.A.]
Music at L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA) - offers free concerts during the summer: Jazz at LACMA on Friday evenings features some of L.A.'s finest jazz musicians (April - November 2022); On Saturdays Latin Sounds offers music from Latin America (2022 schedule is TBA); [Miracle Mile]
Summer Music at Farmers Market - during summer months at Farmers Market, which is adjacent to The Grove shopping district. Enjoy free evening concert performances spanning all musical genres including Latin jazz, world beat soul, swing, Brazilian and more. Thursday evenings, May 26 through August 25, 2022 [Farmers Market / Grove]
Concerts on Cañon - Cañon Summer Concert Series features Jazz, Big Band and other music, including popular local bands. Usually held on Thursdays during summer months. Events are scheduled June 2 to August 25, 2022 [Beverly Hills]
Fisherman's Village Concerts - Free concerts on Sundays from 2-5pm. See the website for the 2022 schedule. [Marina del Rey]
Old Pasadena Summer Concerts - free shows on selected Saturdays during June, July and August 2022 at One Colorado shopping center. [Pasadena]
Andy's Free Concert Calender for Southern California - huge list of free concerts organized by genre and by month, along with many more related links.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Free presentations of Shakespeare plays "Much Ado About Nothing" and "Romeo & Juliet" - performances are at various locations throughout Los Angeles, including San Pedro, Beverly Hills, Torrance, Pasadena and more. Selected dates, June 23 – Aug 6, 2022. [Citywide].
Movies on the Lawn - Free outdoor movies, at Jamaica Bay Inn. Sundays, during May, June and July, 2022. [Marina del Rey].