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Five Music-Themed Events To Treat Dad To This Father’s Day

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Photo courtesy of Michael Hixon

Photo courtesy of Michael Hixon

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Father’s Day is quickly approaching this Sunday, June 16th, and if you’re still deciding on that perfect way to show  appreciation for all your dad does, look no further.

Make Father’s Day one to remember this year by treating your music-loving father to a unique music-themed event happening this weekend in SoCal. From The Beatles to jazz, there’s a little some for every dad.

‘Ringo Starr: Peace & Love’ At The Grammy Museum

Having just debuted this week, a rare and detailed look into Ringo Starr’s life and career is on display at the Grammy Museum through March 2014. Your Beatles-loving dad will appreciate all the personal artifacts collected over his five-decade career, original drum sets, iconic wardrobe, photographs and much more all on display.

  • Where: 2nd Floor at The GRAMMY Museum (800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015 USA)
  • Hours: Sat & Sun – 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

‘Just Imagine’ at Hayworth Theatre

Another Beatle-themed event any dad will love, True Rock Theatre presents a limited engagement of the critically acclaimed rock & roll production of “Just Imagine” starring Tim Piper as John Lennon. Piper channels Lennon throughout his career and celebrates the Beatle legend’s life and music.

  • When: June 15th @ 8 pm, June 16th @ 3 p.m. (click here for more dates)
  • Where: Hayworth Theatre, 2511 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
  • Tickets: $30, $50, $70

The 35th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival

Being a dad can sometimes take a lot work, so why not treat the dad in your life to two days of relaxing music outdoors at the Hollywood Bowl! The 35th Annual Playboy Jazz Fest is a perfect family-friendly affair featuring live music from the best musicians around like George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Sheila E., India.Arie and much more all hosted by comedian George Lopez. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sights and sounds of the fest!

  • When: June 15-16; 3 – 11 p.m.
  • Where: Hollywood Bowl
  • Tickets: click here

Cruisin’ Brea Oldies Car Show & Music Festival

Cool classic cars, live music, food and drinks galore, and some quality family fun – what more could a father ask for? Organized by the Orange County Mustang Club, there’s no shortage of entertainment at this Father’s Day car show!

  • When: Sunday, June 16; 10 – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Brea; 330 W. Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821

Gary U.S. Bonds & Stephen Cropper at Book Soup

Add an extra day of Father’s Day celebration with this rare L.A. appearance from music legends Gary U.S. Bonds and Stephen Cropper at the book launch for Bonds’ new autobiography, “By U.S. Bonds, That’s My Story.” Bonds will not only sign copies of his new book, but sit down for a Q&A, take photos with fans, and hook up fans with a free tee shirt, magnetic bookmark and a CD copy with every book purchase.

  • When: Monday, June 17th at 7pm
  • Where: Book Soup: 8818, Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA.
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