Concerts on Canon Kick Off with Pride Night June 1

The city of Beverly Hills’ Concerts on Canon summer season kicks off with a Pride Night concert on June 1 at 6 p.m. at Beverly Canon Gardens. The Pride Night concert and celebration will include past winners of the Music Forward Foundation’s LGBTQIA+ Emerging Artist Awards: Leopold Nunan and Kymistry. Leopold Nunan, also known as Leo from Rio, is a dance music award-winning artist from Brazil. Kymistry is an emerging contemporary R&B artist known for her neo-soul sound. Also joining the festivities will be Brian Sonia-Wallace, West Hollywood’s Poet Laureate and founder of Pride Poets. In addition to reading, the Pride Poets will be on hand with vintage, manual typewriters to craft on-the-spot, personalized poems for the audience.

This free outdoor concert series will take place weekly until Aug. 24 with two 45-minute musical sets at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. The 2023 summer line-up includes the following:

June 1 – Pride Night Concert with Leopold Nunan and Kymistry – electronic funk and contemporary R&B; 

June 8 – Linda and Friends – Classic Rock ‘n Roll;

June 15 – Rod Lightning and the Thunderbolts of Love – Classic Rock ‘n Roll and Pop;

June 22 – Upstream – Caribbean;

June 29 – Zetz Klezmer Ensemble – Klezmer;

July 6 –  Beach St. A GoGo – ‘60s Tribute;

July 13 – Joyce Partise – Brazilian/Bossa Nova;

July 20 – Alligator Beach – New Orleans Jazz/Funk;

July 27 – Susie Hansen Latin Band – Latin;

Aug. 3 – Rumba Acoustic Band – Acoustic Persian Hits;

Aug. 10 – Smokin’ Cobras – Classic Rock and Pop;

Aug. 17 – The Tokens – Doo-Wop;

Aug. 24 – David Gab – Rock ‘n Roll.

For more information about Concerts on Canon, visit or call 310-285-6830. 

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