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Eat|See|Hear Outdoor Movie: Purple Rain

September 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come Celebrate the Legend.

A victim of his own anger, the Kid (Prince) is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his truculent father (Clarence Williams III), the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia (Apollonia Kotero). But another musician, Morris (Morris Day), looks to steal the Kid’s spotlight — and his girl.

TIME: Doors 5pm, Music 7pm, Movie 8pm * Sept Events Start Earlier *

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VOKES is the Alt-Soul band of producer, multi-instrumentalist and singersongwriter, Mike Harris. Born and raised in Malibu, CA – Mike grew up in a household listening & performing predominately blues, rock, jazz and R&B/soul music. Through a variety of different touring and band experiences after college, VOKES started as a DIY side-project between shows and day jobs. The sound comes from a love of soul music, funk, alternative rock & electronica. The juxtaposition of those influences and more can be heard in the recently released singles – ‘Cruel Game’ & ‘Value’. Post self-recording, writing and co-producing the upcoming debut EP, ‘Fractalism’ (coming out Summer 2016), Mike formed the VOKES live band with local keyboardist Lincoln Mendell & drummer Garrett Henritz.

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Santa Monica High School Amphitheatre

WHERE: Santa Monica HS Memorial Greek Amphitheater

PRO TIP: This is a concrete amphitheater with built-in seating (think oversized steps). Bring pillows and cushions to sit on and blankets to cuddle under. Low chairs also fit on the seating area.

DOGS: Yes! This event is dog-friendly! All dogs are welcomed with a free biscuit at the door!

TIME: Doors 5pm, Music 7pm, Movie 8pm * Sept Events Start Earlier *

ENTRANCE: Enter on 4th Street in between the DoubleTree Hotel & the track. This is the ONLY entrance.

SEATING/CHAIRS: This location is a concrete amphitheater with built in seating (think oversized steps) with a limited amount of grass seating right up front. All seating is open, first come, first served. Pillows, cushions and blankets are strongly recommended – low chairs work well in this venue, too and shouldn’t block the view of the person behind you.

PARKING: We recommend using the Civic Center Parking Lot on 4th Street, right across the street from the entrance. Remember to pay for your parking before going to your car. No, we do not validate. This lot is operated by the City of Santa Monica. We are not responsible for this lot nor are we connected to it in any way, this is a suggested location for parking. You can also try parking at the DoubleTree. Limited on street parking – Read Signs. You may also BIKE IN as there is ample free bike parking just inside the entrance.


September 17, 2016
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Santa Monica High School Amphitheatre
601 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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