We’re throwing parties, you’re looking for parties - it’s a match made in heaven <3 because KCRW Summer Nights is BACK! Who’s excited to leave it all on the dancefloor?! Summer Nights is free, all-ages, outdoors, and will feature your favorite KCRW DJs, bands, and more. Stay a while!

If you’re a KCRW member, you’re a VIP at every Summer Nights event! Check back and tune in throughout the summer for perks and discounts. Not a member? Join today!

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One Colorado

Join us for a weekend takeover in the beautiful One Colorado courtyard, located in the heart of Old Pasadena!

MOCA Geffen & JANM

New Summer Nights alert! KCRW is joining up with The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo for a party on the courtyard! Featuring live sets from KCRW DJs, food trucks, a beer garden and free after-hours access to both museums.


Members Only event

Attention KCRW & LACMA Members! This party is just for YOU (+ your plus one). Tell your other friends, the ones not in the know, that it’s probably a good time to become a KCRW Member. They won’t want to miss this one.

Past Events

Long Beach Walls & Art Renzei

KCRW is joining up with Long Beach Walls and Art Renzei for a Labor Day Weekend party in the park! KCRW DJs, food trucks, a beer garden and lots more. Come early to explore Long Beach Walls murals in the making + the sculptures of Art Renzei before you come dance with us….. make a day of it, you don’t have to work Monday!

Grand Performances

KCRW and LA’s iconic Grand Performances are teaming up for a few special nights <3

Bowers Museum

KCRW is bringing the party to Santa Ana! Come hang with us for a night at the Bowers Museum. Featuring live sets from KCRW DJs, after-hours access to the galleries, a beer garden pop up, kids activities and more!

Hammer Museum

KCRW and the Hammer Museum present four free nights of live music in the Hammer courtyard on Thursdays in July.


Enjoy a warm night and cool vibes with CAAM and KCRW, featuring live DJ sets, after-hours museum access to all six of CAAM’s current exhibitions, food trucks, beer garden, a FOUND/LA curated marketplace, and more!


Chinatown Summer Nights is back!  Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; take part in hands-on, cultural activities presented by local organizations and museums; sip on Chinese beer and dance in Central Plaza with KCRW DJs!

Descanso Gardens

Wilderness dance party anyone? Don’t miss your chance to catch our one and only KCRW Summer Nights at Descanso Gardens!