Santa Monica Pier officials announced the schedule for this summer’s Twilight Dance Series on Friday, unveiling an eclectic lineup with acts that play everything from classic rock to world music to something called Congolese Trance Dance-tronica.
The Twilight Dance Series is an annual set of free concerts held at the Santa Monica Pier. It is celebrating its 26th year.
Here’s this summer’s lineup:
Konono N°1, Congolese Trance Dance-tronica
Down Under Festival: Australia Sings – TBA
Jovanotti, Italian Super Star
Jace Everett, Singer/Songwriter
Ana Tijoux, Chilean Rapera
Kailash Kher’s Kailasa, Indian Pop/Rock/Bollywood
Rickie Lee Jones, Duchess of Coolsville
Soulive, Funk Jazz Organ Trio
Breakestra, Hip-Hop Funk Beats
Mick Taylor, Legendary Guitarist/Former Rolling Stone
Tom Nolan Band, Blues, R&B and Soul
Dr. John & the Lower 911, New Orleans Icon
Eddie Baytos & the Nervis Brothers, World Mardi Gras Music