How much excitement and entertainment can you fit into one city block? An enormous amount if it’s Universal CityWalk. It’s ideal for couples’ date nights, families, gal-pals, and good buddies getting together for a great night out on the town.
The entertainment hub created right next to Universal Studios Hollywood, CityWalk is a strolling causeway of an awesome variety of restaurants, music and comedy clubs, unique stores, fashion boutiques, ice cream and coffee shops, and much more. The latest blockbuster movies can be enjoyed at CityWalk Cinemas, which also features an IMAX screen. It’s a real bargain with the $2 movie parking with the purchase of a movie ticket — rebates are provided at the box office. CityWalk Cinemas gives guests one of L.A.’s best movie-going experiences.
The free concerts are the centerpiece of the fun-packed CityWalk experience, held at the popular “5 Towers” outdoor venue. Weekends this summer, the “5 Towers” concert stage puts the spotlight on energetic live performances, going on now through Sunday, August 31st.
The popular “Music Spotlight Series” showcases an eclectic mix of talented artists, from industry favorites to emerging stars, on Thursday nights. Saturday night dance fever gives guests a chance to show off their moves and learn new steps with choreographed lessons, while community acts and Latin flavored music, including the annual “Descarga en CityWalk con Telemundo y mun2,” round out weekend fun on Sundays.
The sizzling August concert schedule has events taking place from 6-9pm and includes the following (note: subject to change):
Thursday, August 7th — Heffron Drive, a pop/rock group with lead singer Kendall Schmidt of “Big Time Rush.”
Saturday, August 9th – J & J Soulful Steps, a 90-minute line-dancing lesson.
Sunday, August 10th – Descarga, an annual series from Telemundo and Mun2, featuring today’s top Latin acts.
Thursday, August 14th – EC Twins, an electronic dance music duo.
Saturday, August 16th – J & J Soulful Steps, offering dance lessons.
Sunday, August 17th – USC Thornton School of Music.
Thursday, August 21st – Nadia Ali, a trance/electronic dance music artist.
Saturday, August 23rd – J & J Soulful Steps, offering dance lessons.
Sunday, August 24th – Descarga, with top Latin acts.
Thursday, August 28th – Far East Movement, a hip-hop group.
Saturday, August 30th – World of Dance featuring JabbaWockeeZ, the season one winner of America’s Best Dance Crew.
Sunday, August 31st – the Descarga series with the top Latin acts brings the summer’s non-stop entertainment to a close at Universal CityWalk.
Before or after the free concerts, guest can experience Universal CityWalk’s other entertainment venues, plus great dining and shopping opportunities. The “always unexpected” nightlife at CityWalk reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity, and offers entertainment at a variety of unique venues, such as the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Infusion Lounge, iFly indoor skydiving, mechanical bull-riding at Saddle Ranch Chop House, and much more.
For more information about the restaurants, shops, and the free summer “Music Spotlight Series,” including a full performance schedule, go to www.CityWalkHollywood.com. Regular updates can be found on CityWalk’s Twitter @CityWalkLA, Facebook page Universal CityWalk Hollywood and Instagram @CityWalkLA