Double Grammy whammy @ Levitt Pavilion 1


karlaYou already live in paradise*, so why leave Los Angeles on Fourth of July weekend?

For stay-in-towners Friday July 5 has a great offering at the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, right on the westward edge of downtown.

It’s a live (and free) performance by Karla Bonoff and Wendy Waldman, both Grammy-winning singer/song writers.

Bonoff has long been booked on the Levitt calendar. But in a suprise announcement, Bonoff will be joined on stage by fellow crooner Wendy Waldman; the two former collaborators will perform together in the outdoor amphitheater for the first time in twelve years.

Bonoff, song writer of Wynona Judd’s “Tell Me Why” and umpteen Linda Rondstadt songs, notably “Home,” is a product of the folk rock scene of southern California.

As for Waldman, more than 70 pop, R&B, jazz, country, film, Latin and cowboy artists have recorded her songs. The list includes Vanessa Williams, Crystal Gayle, Alison Krauss, Maria Muldaur, Robert Smith of the Cure, Linda Ronstadt, Kim Carnes, CeCe Winans, Randy Travis, Edgar Winter, Jesse Colin Young, Percy Sledge, Kenny Rogers, Judy Collins, Melissa Manchester, Rita Coolidge and Bette Midler.

Bonoff and Waldman together, along with Andrew Gold and Kenny Edwards are known to cognoscenti as Bryndle. Byrndle-ites are expected to flood to MacArthur Park. Neo-Byndlites also welcomed.

The threshold to entry at the Pavilion is super low. Just show up.

 *paradise with traffic jams

Karla Bonoff & Wendy Waldman | Levitt Pavilion L.A. | Friday July 5, free

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One comment on “Double Grammy whammy @ Levitt Pavilion

  1. Keith Jul 9,2013 12:01 am

    Glad you wrote about the women’s show. But, sad to have missed it. They were 2 of my faves of the 70s. Glad they’re still crooning. They gotta be in their 30s by now, too 😉

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