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Everything you need to know about Grand Central Market's Summer Nights

Check out the lineup for the Downtown food hall's summertime concert and happy hour series, complete with extended hours

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Photograph: Jakob N. Layman Grand Central Market

Everyone's favorite Downtown LA food hall just got better with the introduction of Summer Nights at Grand Central Market. Starting in June, GCM will keep its doors open until 10pm every night during the summer with plenty of free programming to fill up those extra hours.

Under ambient evening lighting, most of the market's vendors will remain open late, with some spots like Belcampo Meat Co.Knead & Co. Pasta Bar, DTLA Cheese and McConnell's Fine Ice Creams offering exclusive nighttime menu items. Various programs will occur throughout the week: weekday happy hours (Mon-Fri, 6-7pm), Trivia Tuesdays, Horse Thief Movie Wednesdays, Drag Queen Bingo on the first and third Thursday of the month, DJs on Fridays, bands on Saturdays and world music on Sundays.

Here's the full music schedule for Live at GCM, including a kickoff performance from soulful singer David Ryan Harris. All performances are absolutely free and take place Saturdays at 8pm.

June 4: David Ryan Harris
June 11: Paul Bergmann
June 18: Jesse Thomas
June 25: Jordie Lane
July 2: Jordie Lane
July 9: Jordie Lane
July 16: Patrick Droney
July 23: Patrick Droney
July 30: Patrick Droney
Aug 6: Hamish Anderson
Aug 13: Hamish Anderson
Aug 20: Oliver Riot
Aug 27: Oliver Riot
Sep 3: Kris Orlowski
Sep 10: Sleeping Wolf
Sep 17: Freddy & Francine

In addition, GCM will host free movie screenings on the Horse Thief patio Wednesday nights at 8pm.

June 8: Dazed and Confused
June 15: Slacker
June 22: Bottle Rocket
June 29: The Last Picture Show
July 6: El Mariachi
July 13: Urban Cowboy

While you're there, take advantage of the adjacent Metro stop as well as free shuttle service to entertainment destinations like Disney Hall, the Music Center, Orpheum Theatre and the Theatre at Ace Hotel.

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