Breakout R&B singer Khalid, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Eric Burdon & the Animals, Aussie dance-pop sensations Miami Horror and L.A. indie-rockers Warpaint highlight the lineup at this summer’s Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier.
The free concerts, part of the KCRW Summer Nights Series and presented this year by Snap Inc., run for eight Thursday nights from June 22 to Aug. 17.
The other headliners for the genre-spanning series are Lemaitre, Marcia Griffiths, Valerie June and Mon Laferte.
It’s the 33rd season of the Santa Monica series, one of the largest free concert ventures in the U.S.
June 22: Khalid and Bib Bourelly
June 29: Lemaitre and Coast Modern
July 13: Marcia Griffiths and Jah9
July 20: Eric Burdon & The Animals and Mr. Elevator
July 27: Miami Horror and Cleopold
Aug. 3: Valerie June and Irma Thomas
Aug. 10: Mon Laferte and Buscabulla
Aug. 17: Warpaint and a band to be announced
Getting there will be easier this year: Concert-goers are encouraged to take the new Expo Line. In addition, an Uber/Lyft dropoff zone has been added at Olympic and Main, and an extra bike valet is available at Ocean and Broadway.