Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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The Santa Monica landmark has been in operation for more than a hundred years, with an arcade, shops, restaurants, bars, fishing, and an amusement park with rides and a Ferris wheel. Since 1983, the annual summer "Twilight Dance Series" has presented free rock, pop, world, blues, Latin and jazz concerts on Thursday nights with such artists as Rickie Lee Jones, Cafe Tacuba, Dr. John, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Yuna, Eric Burdon, Best Coast, Patti Smith, Amadou & Mariam, Dick Dale, The Zombies, Koko Taylor, Jimmy Cliff, No Age, Meshell Ndegeocello, Trombone Shorty, Charles Bradley, Thee Midniters, Bo Diddley, La Santa Cecilia and many others.

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