Thursday, June 21, 2012

Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band at Descanso Gardens July 24

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

This is So Cal based band is creating a sound that's unique and influential in the growing "kindie rock" scene nationally.

USA Today called them "the best new band of 2011" last December.

They will perform a free concert at Descanso Gardens on July 24th, as part of a regular Tuesday concert series:

Where: Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive, La CaƱada Flintridge

When: 6:00 PM 7/24/2012

Who: Everyone!

How: Just show up! Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis

Cost: FREE with regular admission. No reciprocal garden admissions.

For more info: Call (818) 949-4200 or visit

Lucky Diaz, his new wife and longtime band mate Alisha, their daughter Ella, and their rotating set of band members live and work in Silverlake and are trend and style setters with their music an overall concept - hip, sweet, but never saccarine music that the whole family can enjoy.

They've performed at the Getty Center, McCabe's, and recently rocked the Target stage at the LA Times Book Festival at USC. In August, they have shows at the Skirball Center and Descanso Gardens.

Last month, they released a new CD featuring several original songs based on their experiences in Silverlake with their daughter. You may hear the new tunes here:

These songs are rotating on the kids' channel for Sirius-XM satellite radio.

The women's supersite DailyCandy just posted something about their new song "Lemonade Stand" :

And SpanglishBaby was surprised to hear the Silverlakey tones in the bilingual songs:

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