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Valerie Tyson Band in Hollywood

Hollywood ArtsPark is a delightful venue for free live entertainment. ArtsPark is on Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway.

Events with live music in 2024 include

7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Valerie Tyson Band

The popular band performs Top 40, jazz, rock, and R&B

Rhythm Foundation

The Rhythm Foundation offers some great free concerts in Hollywood as part of its Hollywood ArtsPark Experience concert series.

The family-friendly concerts are free.

Here are the upcoming concerts:

Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m.: C.J. Chenier & his Red Hot Louisiana Band, plus Marcia Ball

This double bill will take audiences to New Orleans with zydeco and Cajun music.

Clayton “C.J.” Joseph Chenier is the one of Clifton Chenier, credited with inventing the style of music we know today as Zydeco. He was the first Creole musician to be recognized with a Grammy Award.  C.J. chenier is known for soulful vocals and masterful accordion-driven rock, zydeco and blues. This is C.J.'s promise: “You can’t come to my show and stay unhappy. You’re going to break a smile before too long. This is happy music.”

Marcia Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. She is known for rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues. She is a soulful singer, talented pianist and inventive songwriter row. 

Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m. Black Uhuru

Reggae legend Black Uhuru, featuring founding member Duckie Simpson, will kick off Caribbean American Heritage month. 

Black Uhuru, which started in Jamaica in 1972, has been one of the most popular roots reggae groups worldwide. The group won the first Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985.

ArtsPark offers lawn seating. Bring a blanket or portable seat if you'd like. There will be a full bar and food trucks on site.

Street parking is usually $1.50 an hour and parking in garages is $1 an hour.

Garage locations are:

  •  251 S. 20th Ave., between Harrison and Van Buren streets
  •  251 N. 19th Ave., between Tyler and Polk streets

Parking information is online.

The Rhythm Foundation also offers free concerts at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach as well as a number of ticketed events.

Single use plastics like water bottles and disposable utensils and foam items are prohibited in Hollywood parks.

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