THE BROAD welcome Thundercat, Arooj Aftab, and more to 'Summer Happening Series'

A variety of exquisite performances and exhibitions return to the LA museum.

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'In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow' (2014) by Takashi Murakami

After a 3-year hiatus, The Broad is bringing back its celebrated Summer Happening Series to Los Angeles, bridging an expansive collection of art with some of music's most trailblazing acts of today. Among the performers is the GRAMMY-winning Thundercat, GRAMMY-winning multi-instrumentalist Arooj Aftab, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, Ginger Root, and a wealth of others that span all ends of the musical spectrum for evenings of pure splendor. On the arts, The Broad will host This Is Not America’s Flag, a special exhibition that collects various artistic viewpoints for the symbolism of the American flag, as well as exclusive after hours access to the museum and its many wondrous works. The aforementioned Thundercat will partner his performance with Takashi Murakami's Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow (2014) exhibition for one comprehensive audiovisual experience. Performances will all take place throughout the museum and on the adjacent East West Bank Plaza at The Broad. Here's the rundown:


June 18, 2022 - DJ Cocteautwinks + Niña Dioz, féi hernandez, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, Rubby

July 21, 2022 - Thundercat, Ginger Root, Takashi Murakami's Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow

August 27, 2022 - HPRIZM + Kelly Caballero, Jessa Calderon, Lu Coy, Renée Petropoulos, Davia Spain

September 24, 2022 - Arooj Aftab + Felukah, Haig Papazian’s Space Time Tuning Machine, Arshia Fatima Haq, Miho Hatori’s Salon Mondialité, Yoko Inoue


Tickets and additional event information can be found HERE. See you there!