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Best Folk in Los Angeles

Joni Mitchell at Hollywood Bowl

Joni Mitchell

Take a big yellow taxi to witness the one and only Joni Mitchell live, with her first Los Angeles concert in 24 years! Following her 2023 public concert appearances, where she enchanted audiences with hits like "Shine," "Circle Game," and "Ladies of the Canyon," the Canadian hit-maker is back at the Hollywood Bowl. This time, she's bringing Brandi Carlile and Joni Jam to the stage. Now that's a legendary lineup!

The Decemberists at The Bellwether

The Decemberists

The Decemberists are heading on tour after releasing their first song in six years 'Burial Ground'! Portland's Decemberists are indie-folk's greatest ambassadors of unique songs, infused with history and fables backed by lush and inviting melodies. Since forming in 2001, they have become a mainstay on the scene and known for putting on unforgettable live shows.

Jul 14 - 15

The Bellwether

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Lake Street Dive at Greek Theater

Lake Street Dive

This Boston-formed country band has been winning over music fans with their diverse style since winning the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2006 and self-financing the recording of their debut album 'In This Episode'. With their key influences in classic pop and swing era jazz, they often cite The Beatles as their main inspiration.

Croce Plays Croce at Orpheum Theater

Croce Plays Croce

A.J. Croce, son of Ingrid and Jim, pays tribute to his father in this brand-new show commemorating 50 years of Jim Croce's music. Taking on two of the 70s folk rockers' albums, The Life and Times, and his final work before his untimely death, I Got A Name in their entirety. Also featured will be tracks from Don't Mess Around With Jim and a few surprises.

Ben Howard at The Theatre at Ace

Ben Howard

British folk sensation Ben Howard is embarking on his North America tour this July! With the release his fifth studio album 'Is It?' last year, Howard will travel across North America and Canada, making stops at Montreal, Toronto, Boston, New York, Philidelphia, Washington DC, and Denver. Since his stunning debut album Every Kingdom in 2011, Howard has become a staple of emotional British folk.

Rhiannon Giddens at The Theatre at Ace

Rhiannon Giddens

A proponent of traditional folk, blues, country, gospel and more, Rhiannon Giddens makes a welcome return to the spotlight this year, as she embarks on a new tour, following the release of her newest record, 'You're The One'. Showcasing her beloved genres, it marks her first solo outing in six years!