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Celebrate LA! Press Kick Off 
Media Event Invite

Please join Gustavo Dudamel, LA Phil Music & Artistic Director, 
Simon Woods, LA Phil CEO,
Jay Rasulo, Chair of the Board of Directors, LA Phil
Hon. Hilda Solis, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors,
Hon. Jose Huizar, Los Angeles City Councilmember,
Romel Pascual, CicLAvia Executive Director 

for a festive media event and performance to kick off a massive, free, eight-mile street party featuring 1,800 musicians, artists, dancers, and activities 

Celebrate LA!

Sunday, September 30, 2018
8:30 – 9 am 

  • Fanfare from members of the LA Phil brass section
  • Brief remarks from the LA Phil and civic leaders
  • Special performance by YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), led by Gustavo Dudamel
  • Opening of the route with drumline from the Centennial High School Marching Band
  • Light refreshments


Grand Hub and Stage, outside Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Parking info

The LA Phil’s Centennial kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 30 with a free, day-long celebration for all of L.A., connecting Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl with an open-streets music festival produced in collaboration with CicLAvia and Community Arts Resources (CARS). The massive extravaganza will culminate in a historic and free Hollywood Bowl concert featuringGustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil with special guests Katy Perry, Herbie Hancock, Kali Uchis, and YOLA.