Desert Magic at the Santa Monica Public Library, July 10

Source: Santa Monica Public Library.

On Wednesday July 10, 2019, at 7:30 pm, the Soundwaves new music series at the Santa Monica Public Library welcomes the experimental pop/rock group Desert Magic to the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium of the Main Library at 601 Santa Monica Blvd. for set of music from their albums “In the Universe” and “A Round the Sun.”

Desert Magic is led by singer/guitarist Alex Wand, who is currently an Artist in Residence at the Camera Obscura ArtsLab on Ocean Avenue. A member of Three Thirds, the Grammy-winning ensemble Partch, and other groups, Wand also explores using tidal, astronomical, and other natural science data as musical material.

Soundwaves is a concert series emphasizing artists who appear on the DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) streaming service. The Santa Monica Public Library is the first public library to offer this service to its cardholders. Listings of past and upcoming Soundwaves shows as well as sound and video recordings are at

Admission is free and all are welcome. Seating is limited and on a first-arrival basis. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For other disabled services, call Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least one week prior to event. For more information, visit or contact the Santa Monica Public Library at (310) 458-8600.