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Sound in Focus - Event Details

  • Lineup begins at 3pm
  • Prompt arrival is strongly recommended
  • Venue will be closed at capacity
  • Admittance is on a first come, first served basis

Join KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation for a special evening filled with music, art and food at Sound in Focus this Saturday, July 23rd. The music begins at 5pm with KCRW’s Garth Trinidad spinning some of his favorite tunes. Brother-and-sister duo Wild Belle will take the stage at 7pm, followed by the tongue-twisting genius of Nas.

The Annenberg Space for Photography will have extended hours for concert goers, so be sure to check out the latest exhibitions, REFUGEE and NEW AMERICANS.

NOTE: RSVP DOES NOT GUARANTEE ENTRY. Line-up begins at 3:00pm. Prompt arrival is encouraged as entry is granted on a first-come, first-served basis, until we reach capacity.

For capacity updates, follow KCRW on Twitter and listen to KCRW 89.9. We will also alert people via email when the show hits capacity.

Below are details to help your night go smoothly. We look forward to seeing you there!


All attendees and personal items will be screened before entering Century Park. All bags and purses will be inspected and admission will require the use of metal detectors. Please travel light for faster check-in. For a complete list of prohibited items, click here.

NOTE: Check-in points are at the North and South towers on Century Park East

​Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

3:00pm: Line-up begins - No assembly allowed before 3:00pm
5pm: Doors open / KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad spins
5pm: Annenberg Space for Photography and Skylight Studios open
7:00pm: Live music begins with Wild Belle
10pm: Concert ends
11pm: Annenberg Space for Photography and Skylight Studios close



A variety of bus lines service the area. For detailed information, use the Metro Trip Planner.


Due to congested streets around the Annenberg Space for Photography, please consider ride-sharing, carpooling or other transportation options.


After 2:30pm self-parking in the underground garage at Century Park is a flat rate of $1. Bring $1 - cash only - and pay upon entry. Leave the ticket in your car as it is required to exit.. A lost ticket will be charged $14. Note: The parking structure closes at 11:59pm.

For self-parking, please enter from any of these three entrances:

  • Olympic Blvd. (just west of Century Park East)
  • Century Park East (just north of Olympic Blvd)
  • Constellation Blvd. (Access to Constellation Blvd. is from Avenue of the Stars only. Constellation will be closed at Century Park East.)

If the underground parking is closed when you arrive, this means the concert is at capacity. Therefore we strongly advise against finding alternate parking in the area.


There will be check-in points at both the North and South Towers, located at Century Park East. From the parking structure, follow the appropriate signs to street level check-in. One wristband per person will be distributed at check-in. No Ins and Outs.

Once you leave the park/concert area your wristband will be cut off. To gain readmittance, you will need to rejoin the line to obtain a new wristband (if concert is not at capacity).

*Guests please note:

  • All picnic baskets, bags and purses will be inspected prior to entry, while all patrons will go through a screening process, including the use of metal detectors
  • No chairs (or other furniture)
  • No outside liquids are allowed except sealed water bottles
  • No glass containers
  • Plastic utensils ONLY
  • No audio/video recording equipment
  • No professional cameras (cameras with detachable lenses), flash photography, camera stands or selfie sticks
  • No laser pointers or other electronic devices
  • No weapons of any kind
  • No pets - service dogs with valid certification will be permitted
  • No drones

If you are carrying any of the above prohibited items, you will be asked to return them to your car. For a complete list of prohibited items, please click here.


Food and beverages will be available for purchase from on-site restaurants and cafes: The Stand and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

There will be 10 food trucks on-site: Baby's Badass Burgers, Cousins Maine Lobster, Meat the Greek, Green Truck, Piaggio, Dogtown Dogs, Peaches Smokehouse, Belly Bombz, Joe's Pizza, and Nitropod.

Two beer gardens will be open for those who are 21+ with valid I.D.


On the concert dates, the Photography Space and Skylight Studios will be open for concert attendees only from 5pm-11pm.

Featuring original images commissioned for the timely, powerful exhibition, REFUGEE illuminates the global refugee crisis through the eyes of five internationally acclaimed photographers. A documentary short and VR experience will accompany the exhibition.

NEW AMERICANS features a collection of stories on refugees who have resettled in the United States to start a new life through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. REFUGEE and NEW AMERICANS will be on view through August 21.


If you have additional questions, please go to our Sound in Focus FAQ or email annenberg@kcrw.org

Sound in Focus is brought to you by the Annenberg Foundation and KCRW


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