• Pete Escovedo

    A Celebration with a Legend: Pete "Pops" Escovedo's Retirement Concert
    Join us for an unforgettable night as Concerts.Cafe proudly presents the retirement concert of the legendary Pete "Pops" Escovedo, a true icon in the realms of Latin, Funk, and Jazz.  At the age of 88, Pete "Pops" Escovedo is bidding farewell to his illustrious touring career, and we invite you to be part of this historic celebration. Prepare for an evening filled with soul-stirring rhythms and timeless melodies as Pete "Pops" Escovedo takes the stage for the last time. As a pioneer in the world of music, his impact on Latin, Funk, and Jazz has been unparalleled, and this retirement concert promises to be a fitting tribute to his extraordinary career. Adding to the excitement, Myron McKinley, Music Director for Earth Wind & Fire, will grace the stage as the guest opener. It's a unique opportunity to experience the magic of two musical legends on one stage.
    Don't miss the chance to witness history in the making and celebrate the legacy of Pete "Pops" Escovedo. Join us at The Music Box on April 13th for the celebration of celebrations, bidding farewell to a maestro, and relishing the timeless tunes that have defined an era. Let the music resonate in our hearts as we honor Pete "Pops" Escovedo's remarkable journey. This retirement concert is not just a show; it's a momentous occasion that will be etched in the annals of music history. Be part of the magic, and let's make this farewell concert a night to remember.
    Get your tickets now and join us for an evening of music, memories, and the San Diego grand finale of Pete "Pops" Escovedo's extraordinary career!

  • Myron McKinley

    Myron McKinley, of Los Angeles, CA. is a pianist, producer, songwriter, programmer, and film score composer for large box office films and television shows. Born and raised in Los Angeles and a University of Southern California alumni, McKinley began studying Jazz and Classical piano at the tender age of three. He is known for his contagious energy and fire on stage that captivates the audience in amazement. A true perfectionist who has a long list of working with the best in the industry.

    McKinley has toured with Grammy award winner Whitney Houston (World Tour), Kenny Lattimore (For You, World Tour), Stanley Clarke, En Vogue (World Tour), and has toured as the Musical Director for Philip Bailey (Japan Tour), Cherokee (Polo Tour), Doc Powell (Smooth Jazz Tour), Shai (World Tour) and currently, for the last twelve years, serves as the Musical Director for Grammy award winners and pop music giants Earth, Wind and Fire while touring with his own incomparable band, The Myron McKinley Trio. After the Viral Video of performing Myron’s composition E-12, they have toured as United States Jazz Ambassador to Suriname twice to perform and Teach and for the second year in a row, brought the house down at Carnegie Hall.