List of current and past public performances

Back to All Events

Day of the Drum Festival - Watts, CA

  • Watts Towers 1727 East 107th Street Los Angeles, CA 90002 (map)

Day of the Drum with Clayton  Cameron & Fritz Wise

Watts Towers and Arts Center

1727-1765 East 107th Street
Los Angeles California CA 90002


Every year, thousands of music lovers, drummers, and families attend the Watts Towers Day of the Drum and Jazz Festivals the last weekend in September.   Admission is FREE for this annual two-day music festival that features world-class live music and drumming performances, drum circles, dancing, art exhibitions, arts and crafts for sale, international food, and crafts activities for kids. Presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and Friends of Watts Towers Arts Center.  Artistic Directors: Rosie Lee Hooks, Patrice Rushen, and Munyungo D. Jackson.

In celebration of the Watts Towers Arts Center’s first 52 years, this fall’s line-up is being finalized. As always, the Festivals feature the finest  instrumentalists and vocalists performing FREE!  So stay tuned to see this year's fabulous lineup!

32nd Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival, Saturday, September 28, 2013
37th Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival, Sunday, September 29, 2013

All Day Activities, Saturday & Sunday

Watts Towers Arts Center and Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
1727 East 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002.  213.847.4646

Earlier Event: September 27
Molly Ringwald - Portland OR
Later Event: September 28
Peter Smith Trio - Los Angeles, CA