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City Beats // Nick Walker

Anthony Valadez, Nick Walker music

October 10, 2018

Every 2nd Wednesday, June - October

Gas Company Tower
555 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

11:30 AM DJ Set with Anthony Valadez

12:00 PM Nick Walker

A fresh addition to the Bunker Hill scene, the monthly City Beats shows are curated by local radio personality Anthony Valadez. The series, which runs every 2nd Wednesday, June through October, provides a colorful, sonic snapshot of up-and-coming musicians. Genres include R&B, hip-hop, new jazz, Latin and indie, appealing to the eclectic palette and diverse backgrounds of LA music fans. Grab lunch, sit back, and enjoy the show!


Nick Walker is a musician born in Los Angeles and raised in Long Beach, California. He took up piano when he was 16 years old and was especially drawn to, and influenced by, the piano playing of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington. He released his first record in 2018 titled L.A. Breathers and is currently working on a follow up. His singer-songwriter style is influenced by David Bowie, Ray Charles and current acts like Frank Ocean and Leon Bridges.


Anthony Valadez is a Los Angeles radio personality with dj residencies around the city, including First Fridays at The Natural History Museum. He hosted Cratediggers on FUSEtv for 3 seasons. His latest musical projects include official remixes for David Bowie, Local Natives and Ozomatli in addition to 2 LP releases on Plug Research. He can be found hosting his program on Monday nights on KCRW which has been championed by the likes of Julian Casablanca (The Strokes), Ty Dolla Sign and Childish Gambino. He also hosts Indie on Tune In.