Twilight on the Pier 2019
Twilight on the Pier is the free weekly music festival as iconic as the Pier itself. Now in it’s 35th consecutive year, Twilight continues the long-standing tradition of celebrating emerging and established artists and sounds from around the world. Featuring art, an all new comedy stage, eats, wine and beer garden, games and interactive activations. Whether you’re casual concert-goer or a culture-seeker, Twilight on the Pier has something for everyone.
FREE Wednesdays nights at the Santa Monica Pier thanks to these partners: Lyft, Aperol, White Claw, KeVita, Boxed Water, Zico, Sweet Leaf Tea, Boulevard Brewing Co., Fling Craft Cocktails.
Cornelius made his name in the 90s as "the Japanese Beck" with the cult album Fantasma
(1997), which mixed the 60s harmonies of The Beach Boys with krautrock and French pop, and
a late-90’s sample heavy production reminiscent of Paul’s Boutique. He has since released
Point (2002), Sensuous (2008) and most recently Mellow Waves (2017).
Also known as a world class remixer, he has lent his talents to such artists as Blur, Beck, Bloc
Party, Empire of the Sun, Gotye and more.
His release Sensurround + B Sides was nominated in 2009 for “Best Surround Sound Album”.
The live show, featuring a full band is an audio-visual delight. A coordinated production
synchronizing projected visuals with a dynamic performance, The Cornelius Group has played
stages around the world including Budokan Hall, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Walt
Disney Concert Hall, Coachella, Glastonbury, the Royal Festival Hall, Montreaux Jazz and
TAIKOPROJECT is America's leading professional taiko drum ensemble, based in downtown LA's historic Little
Tokyo district. They have appeared on the Academy Awards, the Grammys, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, Food Network,
and The Voice, just to name a few. In the last few years, they have toured to New York, Minnesota, Louisiana,
Georgia, Alaska, New Mexico, and Washington State and internationally to Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, and