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COCOA CONCERT WITH THE HI-FI HONEYDROPS
Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - South Patio
‘Tis the season for the swinging sounds of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops, slated to rock Union Station’s 3rd Cocoa Concert of the season on Friday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. on the South Patio, in collaboration with Metro Art Presents.
The undulating pure swing beats of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops is driven by a talented quintet featuring three guitars, a bass fiddle and a spirited clarinet that delivers a unique spin on the Great American Songbook. This inventive band has created a fresh sound that is truly unique in the Los Angeles music scene with arrangements that often combine multiple melodies and electric guitar harmonies with woodwinds and vocals, allowing guests to dance their way into the holiday season.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on South Patio
Coco Concerts are back by popular demand.
Celebrate the Season at Union Station with a month-long series of festive holiday concerts on the majestic South Patio.
This season’s Cocoa Concert series will feature:
• Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting and classic holiday songbook with the Grand Arts Chamber Singers, The Beverly Belles and the Toy Soldiers Drumline
• Friday, Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. – Latin beats from The Conganas
• Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. – The swinging sounds of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops
- • Friday, Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. – The Afro-Latin combo the Quitapenas.
COCOA CONCERT WITH QUITAPENAS
Friday, December 20, 2019 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - South Patio.
California natives QUITAPENAS will bring a tropical Latin heat to the cool holiday season at the station’s final Cocoa Concert, in collaboration with Metro Arts Presents.
QUITAPENAS delivers a rhythmic contagion with a unique combination of Afro-Latin music. Inspired by música tropical y bailable, each song echoes a remix of history with a nod to the music of Angola, Peru, Colombia and Brazil. The band, whose name translates “to remove worries,” will have guests dancing their holiday cares away all evening.