Eat|See|Hear, LA’s Premier Outdoor Movie, Food Truck & Live Music Series Schedule

Now in its fifth year, LA’s unique traveling outdoor film live music and food truck weekly extravaganza (Eat|See|Hear) announced their Spring/Summer schedule for summer 2016 a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, no outdoor film series will be permitted to screen the Star Wars Trilogy.  The resulting changes to the schedule are outlined below.  Additionally, in memory of Prince’s passing, the final show of the series will now feature PURPLE RAIN, along with some very special guest musicians, that can’t be announced at this time.

Voted “Best Outdoor Movie Series” by Los Angeles Magazine in 2014, the Eat|See|Hear outdoor movie, food truck and live music series brings an evening of fun to the best Los Angeles-area venues each summer. The fifth annual summer series is presented by Showtime Networks, featuring up-and-coming bands from the local music scene, the hottest food trucks and the largest inflatable movie screen west of the Mississippi with the highest quality HD-projection featuring a 52-foot wide image and professional sound. Eat|See|Hear promises an enjoyable movie-going experience for everyone, including dogs. Each event is produced by LA-based Trailhead Marketing, Inc.



May 7 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Dirty Dancing Summer Twins

May 14 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Princess Bride  Mothlight

May 21 Centennial Sq @ Pasadena City Hall  Labyrinth Faulkner

May 28 Autry Museum in Griffith Park The Big Lebowski Opus Orange

June 4 NoHo Recreation CenterFerris Bueller’s Day Off  Jaime Wyatt & The Bang Bangs

June 11 NoHo Recreation Center Jurassic Park Night Lights

June 18 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Trainwreck Sleeping Wolf

June 25 Autry Museum in Griffith Park Dazed & Confused Maszer

July 2 Autry Museum in Griffith Park Coming To America Cafune

July 9 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Hairspray Hawai

July 16 Autry Museum in Griffith Park North By Northwest Paper Pilots

July 23 Centennial Sq @ Pasadena City Hall (500) Days of Summer Dutch Party

July 30 Autry Museum in Griffith Park Trainspotting [Naomi]

August 6 Centennial Sq @ Pasadena City Hall  Willy Wonka (original) State To State

August 13 Autry Museum in Griffith Park BIG King Washington

August 20 La Cienega Park – Beverly Hills The Goonies Halloway

August 27 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Spaceballs Magic Bronson

September 3 Autry Museum in Griffith Park The Hateful Eight Kong

September 10 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Pretty In Pink (30th Anniv)  Dear Boy

September 17 Santa Monica HS Amphitheatre Purple Rain TBA Special Guests


To round out the festival, here are just a few of the food trucks joining us as the EAT portion of the events …

Border Grill

Brasil Kiss

Cousins Maine Lobster

Grilled Cheese Truck

Postcards CAS

Say Fish Taco

Street Kitchen LA

Sweet E’s

You can see the entire list of food trucks that will be featured here: Make sure you look to see when your favorites will make an appearance!

In order to make the live music portion even more interactive this year, Eat|See|Hear is partnering up with LA Music Blog to feature all the bands performing with hands on coverage.

Offering a quintessential Los Angeles outdoor experience for the whole family to enjoy with a picnic and live music, this is also a 100% dog-friendly movie-viewing environment, welcoming every dog with a free biscuit at the door. A portion of ticket sales at the end of each season goes to Best Friends Animal Society-Los Angeles in support of the NKLA initiative. Local rescue groups will be on site each week this summer with adoptable animals.

*Venues and movies subject to change – check their website for possible updates to the schedule.

Typical Event Schedule (May thru August; Events in September will start 30 minutes earlier)

  • 5:30 p.m. – Doors open
  • 7 p.m. – Band performs
  • 8:30 p.m. – Movie begins
  • 10-11 p.m. – Event concludes (depending on length of movie)

Eat|See|Hear partners include: Showtime Networks, Air New Zealand, KROQ, Los Angeles Magazine, The Autry, Laemmle Theaters, Time Out Los Angeles and Best Friends Animal Society-Los Angeles.


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