The wildly popular concert series—Candlelight—is returning to LA this spooky season with more magic and mischief than ever! Embrace the horror and mischievousness of Halloween, or transport yourself to the life-affirming celebrations of the Day of the Dead in Mexico, without leaving LA, at some of the most hauntingly beautiful venues across the Los Angeles area.
These enchanting concerts will be setting Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Historic Woman’s Club and Vertigo Event Venue alight, as first rate musicians take to the stage to perform reimagined spooky season classics, including the “Halloween Theme”, “Psycho Prelude”, “La Llorona” and many many more. Be prepared to be enveloped by the warm glow of hundreds of twinkling candles and may this spooky season be the darkest, scariest time of year!
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If you’re looking for a new plan to celebrate Halloween, this fall you can add an intimate concert by candlelight to your plans and enjoy some of the most iconic horror movie scores and ooky-spooky compositions part of the Candlelight Halloween Special at two concerts taking place at Immanuel Presbyterian Church and Historic Woman’s Club in Santa Monica.
You’ll know them when you hear them, because whether we like it or not, they have traumatized us for good. From the disquieting and screeching violins of “Psycho Prelude” to The Exorcist‘s bloodcurdling “Tubular Bells” and the terrifying theme from A Nightmare on Elm Street by Charles Bernstein, revisit your favorite spine-chilling moments on screen in a dimly lit room by candlelight.
If you celebrate the Day of the Dead, then you know that death doesn’t always have to be a mournful and gruesome event, but rather a gathering of family and friends commemorating loved ones we’ve lost. Thus, grab your calaveras and pan de muerto, and head to Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale and listen to spellbinding classical tributes to iconic Día de los Muertos songs.
“La Llorona”, “La Bruja”, “Paloma Negra” and many more will resound in the modern venue, as The Adelaide Band, A four-piece Mariachi band takes to the stage. Don’t be a scaredy-cat and join in on the festivities with Candlelight!
Candlelight is bringing the magic and mischief of spooky season to LA with a series of classical tributes that keep the Halloween spirit alive. It’s a boo-tiful way to spend Halloween this year and with such a great range of eerie tributes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that appeals to your interests and musical tastes.
There are two performances scheduled each night, one at 6:30pm and the other at 9:00pm, so you can opt for whichever suits your schedule best.