Levitt LA 2022: Peanut Butter Wolf, Ruby Ibarra, Buyepongo and more for the summer season

Scene at Levitt LA's free summer in 2017 (Photo by Jessica Hanley

Peanut Butter Wolf, Ruby Ibarra, Buyepongo, Boogaloo Assassins, Dante Elephante, TAIKOPROJECT, Les Filles De Illighadad, Thee Sacred Souls, Digging Roots, La Sonora Dinamita and more are featured in the 15-year anniversary season of Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles (Levitt LA) Free Summer Concerts at MacArthur Park from June through September.

Throughout May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, Levitt LA will also be collaborating with We Rise on cultural programs and pop-up performances (more info here).

It all kicks off this Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at a free season-announcement party with Biscuits and Jams at Thunderbolt Café in Historic Filipinotown, with DJ sets by KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic’s Novena Carmél and Anthony Valadez, DJ Phatrick, DJ Bonds and Levitt LA’s Director of Programming and Production Matthew Himes, with food, drinks and more.

“We’re coming back stronger than ever this summer,” said Himes. “With over 150 performances, 50 genres and many surprises, there’s a little something for everyone. We can’t wait to see everyone dance, laugh and enjoy the incredible music under the stars with all their friends and families and make new connections with each other.”

All Levitt LA programs will also be streamed live and archived online. For more information, visit LevittLosAngeles.org.

Here’s the full schedule:


18: LACMA Latin Sounds and La Banda Elastica Present – El Gran Silencio, Buyepongo, Las Chikas, La Banda Elástica DJs
19: Marikel International Presents – Caribbean Kaleidoscope Ft. Upstream, Prince Bernard, Hummingbird Village, Chacombo, Jonkonnu Performers, DJ Adé Neff
24: Stage of the Arts Inc and Generation Hip-Hop Global Present – 39th Annual Radiotron Ft. Toddy Tee, Las Brujas Brew, Mc Lelann, Host Toquon Tha Mc, Bgirl Deya Deyis, Bboy Ali, Bboy Wilpower, Tha Union Station, Dj Phantom G, Reo Del Tempo, Popper Nikko, Mix Master D
25: Nance Arte Productions Presents – Boogaloo Assassins, Bobby Soul
26: The Music Center Presents – INCA, The Peruvian Ensemble, TAIKOPROJECT plus Yola At HOLA, HOLA Music Studios


8: Nance Arte Productions and Sistah Q Present – Alika, Quinto Sol, Sistah Q
9: Southern Soul Spinners Presents – Joe Bataan, Westside Crew, Nahko, Ruben Molina
10: Centro Cultural Techantit Presents – De Musica Ancestral, Tradicional Y Folklórica Salvadoreña Ft. Will Echegoyen, Jose Ortiz, Luis López, Gustavo Pineda, Patricia Obando, Margarita Guillen, Ana Patricia Silva Orellana, Gustavo Eduardo Pineda Nolasco
15: Adee Roberson Presents – Les Filles De Illighadad, Adee Roberson
16: Boombox Presents – Peanut Butter Wolf, Dj Nu-Mark, Inka One, Ben Diggin, Dj Analog
17: Sunset Ecléctico and General Consulate of Guatemala in Los Angeles Present – Guateama Ft. Ishto Jueves, El Gordo and more
22: Lethal Amounts Presents – Lethal Amounts Summer Showcase
23: La Junta L.A. Presents – Grupo Soñador, Los Malditos, La Junta DJs
24: Bangladesh Unity Federation of Los Angeles Presents – Bangladeshi Night Ft. Mohammed Zaman, Upama Saha, Rehana Mollick, Asif Islam, Shahnag Bulbul, Ronny Chowdhury, Shahid Mithu, Roshny Alam, Uttoron Cultural Organization, Nisha
29: The Latin Alternative 88.5FM HD3 Presents – Dante Elephante, Yungatita and 88.5FM Latin Alt HD3 DJ Byron Gonzalez
30: 123 Con Andres and at 6:00pm-10:00pm – Red Bull Batalla Regiónal Los Angeles
31: Footlong Development and Keistar Productions Present – Wonder-Full In The Park: A Tribute To The Music Of Stevie Wonder Ft. DJs Spinna, Monalisa, Cognito


12: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and Subsuelo Present – Meridian Brothers and more, Subsuelo Dj’s
13: The Puppet Master 213 Presents – Thee Sacred Souls, Los Yesterdays, The Puppet Master, El Triste
14: Mundo Maya Foundation Present – 5th Annual Mundo Maya Day Ft. Marimba Tropical, Jorge Gamboa & Trio Lazaro Milagros, Juan Mendoza “El Tariacuri”, La Flor De Yucatan, Jose Armando Ruiz, California Ajupeme Mesoamerican Ball Game, Kalpulli Teotlalli Tepeyollotl, Hermano José Ajpu Muñoz, Tata Guillermo Hernández, Abuela Sara Z Mijares
19: Late Night Laggers Presents – Ms Nina, Andrekza, Late Night Laggers DJs
20: AAX Media Presents – AAX Fest Day 1
21: AAX Media Presents – AAX Fest Day 2
26: Evoekore Media Presents – Evoekore Media Night Ft. La Resistencia
27: Levitt National Tour Presents – The New Respects
28: Miriam Estrada Productions Presents – Fiesta Pinolera Ft. Armando Vásquez Orquestra Guatao, Juan Solórzano, Rommel Ocampo


2: United American Indian Involvement Inc., Presents – Digging Roots, Tia Wood
3: FilAm Arts Presents – Festival of Philippine Arts And Culture Ft. Ruby Ibarra, Jayr, Kiana V, Mica Javier, Filosophy, Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble, Rondalla Club Of Los Angeles, Kayamanan Ng Lahi, Malaya Dance Company, DJ Joel Quizon, DJ Les
4: Councilmember Gil Cedillo Presents – La Sonora Dinamita