Performances

Innovative theater and bands from indie-pop to world music

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Saturday

AUG 18

10 am - 5 pm

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You're just in time to join the party - it's Percy Jackson's birthday! Start with a special audio tour to unravel the mystery of your...  Details 

Saturday, Sunday

Aug 18 - Aug 19

4 pm

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Three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has...  Details 

Saturday

AUG 25

6 pm

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Combo Chimbita

Off the 405

Rooted in Colombia and based in New York, Combo Chimbita create a dense tropical futurism. These four first-generation New Yorkers—powerhouse...  Details 

Thursday - Saturday

Aug 30 - Sep 1

8 pm

GETTY VILLA

Bacchae (Preview)

Outdoor Classical Theater

Packed with striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, Bacchae endures as one of Euripides's greatest surviving works. Dionysus, the god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater, arrives in disguise at his birthplace in Greece. As revenge for a personal slight, he begins to spread his cult among the people of Thebes. King Pentheus, fearing the ensuing disorder, imprisons him. This misguided attempt to thwart divine leads to catastrophe.  Details 

Thursdays

Sep 6 - Sep 27

8 pm

GETTY VILLA

Bacchae

Outdoor Classical Theater

Packed with striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, Bacchae endures as one of Euripides's greatest surviving works. Dionysus, the god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater, arrives in disguise at his birthplace in Greece. As revenge for a personal slight, he begins to spread his cult among the people of Thebes. King Pentheus, fearing the ensuing disorder, imprisons him. This misguided attempt to thwart divine leads to catastrophe.  Details 

Fridays

Sep 7 - Sep 28

8 pm

GETTY VILLA

Bacchae

Outdoor Classical Theater

Packed with striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, Bacchae endures as one of Euripides's greatest surviving works. Dionysus, the god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater, arrives in disguise at his birthplace in Greece. As revenge for a personal slight, he begins to spread his cult among the people of Thebes. King Pentheus, fearing the ensuing disorder, imprisons him. This misguided attempt to thwart divine leads to catastrophe.  Details 

Saturdays

Sep 8 - Sep 29

8 pm

GETTY VILLA

Bacchae

Outdoor Classical Theater

Packed with striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, Bacchae endures as one of Euripides's greatest surviving works. Dionysus, the god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater, arrives in disguise at his birthplace in Greece. As revenge for a personal slight, he begins to spread his cult among the people of Thebes. King Pentheus, fearing the ensuing disorder, imprisons him. This misguided attempt to thwart divine leads to catastrophe.  Details 

Saturday

SEP 15

6 pm

GETTY CENTER

Vagabon

Off the 405

Vagabon is the indie-pop project of Laetitia Tamko. Tamko moved from Cameroon to New York City as a teenager and was inspired to begin...  Details