Long Beach’s Queen Mary will unveil Local Band Hangout, a new spot to spend Thursday nights. Music fans can listen to local artists and up-and-coming bands while experiencing the ship every third Thursday of each month. The new concert series kicks-off Thursday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. with Halle Johnson and Black Noise performing live at Observation Bar. Happy Hour will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Queen Mary’s 1936 Art Deco Observation Bar offers an intimate venue for music-lovers, entertainment-seekers and history buffs alike to enjoy SoCal’s artists. “Using such a unique space as the Queen Mary for local musicians to attract new fans is really quite exciting. We can’t wait to connect these talented new artists with passionate music fans in a venue that has hosted so many celebrated performers,” said Steve Sheldon, Director of Events and Entertainment at The Queen Mary.
The Jan. 19 concert welcomes renowned indie songwriter Halle Johnson and Long Beach’s singer-songwriter duo Black Noise. Concerts will continue the third Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. with future performances to be announced soon.
Tickets to Local Band Hangout are $10 and the admission ticket value can be used in the Observation Bar and at Queen Mary restaurants during the concerts. Parking is $8 with validation.
For more information, visit queenmary.com.