West Hollywood’s Winter Sounds concert series, offering a lineup of free indoor performances that spotlight the vibrant diversity of the music scene proudly presents Julius Rodriguez, a dynamic jazz musician known for his innovative fusion of jazz with elements of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop, at 6 p.m. tonight at The Sun Rose venue.
The show starts at 7 PM, inviting attendees to experience the musical genius of Rodriguez, whose career has seen him tour with notable artists like A$AP Rocky and collaborate with talents such as Kurt Elling and Meshell Ndegeocello. The event, located at 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069, is free with RSVP through the event’s Eventbrite page: https://wintersounds-2024Feb10.eventbrite.com.
Julius Rodriguez, also affectionately known as “Orange Julius,” has made significant strides in the music industry since his solo debut for Verve Records with “Let Sound Tell All” in 2022. A native of White Plains, New York, of Haitian descent, Rodriguez’s musical journey began with classical piano before delving into jazz, inspired by legends like Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington. His education at the Manhattan School of Music’s precollege division and The Juilliard School further honed his talents, leading to a rich career that spans various genres and collaborations.
The Winter Sounds concert at The Sun Rose is an adult-only event, requiring attendees to be 21 years and older. While RSVPs are encouraged to secure a spot, early arrival is recommended as seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis, with priority seating available for older adults until 6:45 PM. The venue offers a $15 special discounted flat rate for valet parking, and street parking may also be available. Attendees are also encouraged to consider rideshare options.
Located within The Pendry West Hollywood hotel, The Sun Rose provides a chic backdrop for Rodriguez’s performance. Guests are invited to extend their evening at the Pendry’s Ospero restaurant, where they can enjoy a complimentary dessert with the purchase of an entrée after the show.
For a sample of Julius Rodriguez’s music and to learn more about the 2024 Winter Sounds concert series, visit the official website at weho.org/wintersounds. The series continues to offer a platform for artists to showcase their talents and for the community to come together in celebration of music and culture.