Santa Monica Pier
This dusk to dawn festival will feature a dazzling array of interactive art, actions, sights and sounds by a diverse selection of installation artists, performers, musicians, video & visual artists and DJs. 7:45 p.m. – 5:45 a.m. FREE.
HARD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
649 W. Jefferson Blvd.
This all-night spectacular boasts a genre-bending line-up, including N.E.R.D, MSTRKRFT, Steve Aoki and more. This event will include stunning visuals with two stages-the indoor HARD Electro-Dome and the HARD Live! outdoor stage. 9 p.m. – 4 a.m. $42.
ADAM MARSLAND CD RELEASE SHOW
Brennan’s Pub, Marina del Rey
Celebrates the release of "Daylight Kissing Night: The Best of Adam Marsland", described as melodic pop-rock with some punk-ish moments. 10 p.m. FREE.
OLD PASADENA FREE FILM FESTIVAL
This free movie series features screenings, celebrity appearances and works by emerging filmmakers. FREE. Also July 20, 26 & 27. Check website for details.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S BARD BASH
1944 Riverside, Silver Lake
There will be music, entertainment, raffles, food, dancing, and more at this annual Shakespearean celebration. Costumes are encouraged. 6 – 11 p.m. $12 in advance; $15 at the door.