Comin’ Up: Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series with Surfer Blood, Hanni El Khatib, Nick Waterhouse, and more

The Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier is almost upon us! This favorite LA summer tradition fires back up this Thursday, July 11, with Surfer Blood and Terraplane Sun. Bust out the bikes, blankets, and beach boozing (keep it on the downlow though, drinkers). Concerts are every Thursday, 7-11pm.

Full schedule:

July 11: Surfer Blood with Terraplane Sun
July 18: Meshell Ndegeochello with The Record Company
July 25: No Age with Tijuana Panthers
August 1: Xavier Rudd
August 8: Hanni El Khatib with Bombino
August 15: The English Beat with Maxwell Smart and Rusty’s EAC
August 22: Nick Waterhouse with Boogaloo Assassins
August 29: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Dustbowl Revival
September 5: Gardens & Villa with Mr. Little Jeans
September 12: Jimmy Cliff with The Delirians

Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series 2013

Free Song Fridays – Hanni El Khatib: “Head in the Dirt”

Gritty garage rocker Hanni El Khatib is giving us this week’s free download for the nominal price of a Facebook Like.

*Clicks “Like”.*

*Gets in car to drive downtown to Lunch Beers in search of Hanni.*

Here’s the link to the free download of the title track off his latest album Head In The Dirt:

Hanni El Khatib - Head In The Dirt

And if you like naked people on motorcycles and none of your coworkers can see your screen right now, watch HEK’s video for “Family” — also off the Head In The Dirt album.