The ultra-popular Santa Monica Pier Concerts get started earlier in 2017, on June 22, with a new, shorter schedule of 8 free outdoor concerts instead of the usual 10-concert lineup of past years.
The Twilight Concert Series - a Santa Monica summer tradition for more than 30 years - features live music under the stars at the Santa Monica Pier beginning at sunset (around 7 p.m.) Thursdays and concluding around 10 p.m..
Here is the 2017 Santa Monica Pier Concerts lineup, along with everything you need to know to get here and enjoy them!
The 33rd annual installment of the wildly popular Santa Monica Pier Summer Concerts kicks off June 22 with neo-soul / R&B night featuring Khalid and Bibi Burelly, and concludes August 17 with indie rock night featuring warpaint. The full summer schedule:
Eric Burdon & The Animals
The City of Santa Monica provides free bike valets on the sand just south of the Santa Monica Pier. You can also rent Breeze Bike Share Bikes.
The Expo Line connects downtown L.A. to the Pier every 6 minutes until 7 p.m. Roundtrip fare is $3.50.
Big Blue Bus routes 1, 2, 3, 7, Rapid 7, 9 and 18 all stop near the Pier. Route 8 stops right in from of the Pier. Roundtrip is $2.50
To keep Colorado/Ocean Ave. clear, the primary rideshare (Uber and Lyft) pickup location is at the intersection of Olympic Drive and Main Street.
If driving, expect gridlock of up to an hour. Parking rates vary from $5 to $25; get a parking app here.
Santa Monica Pier concerts don't stop with the Twilight Concert series. Check out the summer 2017 HUSHconcerts at the Santa Monica Pier.
Get more information on Santa Monica Events here.