Descanso Gardens’ annual Music on the Main live jazz series, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, features Lao Tizer with jazz fusion and standards from 6 to 7:30 p.m., included in Descanso admission of $9 general admission, $6 for students and seniors, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for those 4 and younger. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit descansogardens.org.
Doors tribute act Wild Child plays at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Wild Child plays at 9 p.m. Tickets are $24 to $34. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com.
MUSE/IQUE launches its summer series with the concert “Moving/Pictures,” celebrating the film scores that move America. Featured performers are vocalist Joshua Henry and cellist Ben Hong. Doors open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at 8 p.m. at the Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Tickets are $50 to $130. Call (626) 539-7085 or visit muse-ique.com.
Concert Under the Dome at the Mt. Wilson Observatory, Mt. Wilson Road, La Cañada Flintridge, “Voices in the Dome” includes works by Danaë Vlasse, Todd Mason, Bruce Babcock, Mark McEnroe and Anthony Constantino at 3 and 5 p.m. Tickets are $50 for each concert, and must be purchased in advance at mtwilson.edu/concerts.
A documentary by filmmaker Steven Sneed, “Exploring Solutions to Reduce Gang Violence” (sclaz.com/film) screens from 6 to 9 p.m. at Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, hosted by Sneed, Justin Hardin and Made in Dena, including a panel discussion and networking. Free, but RSVP at http://evite.me/axYjskbSyv.
J.C. Hyke’s Songwriter Serenade features Kaz Murphy, Annette Conlon, Bill Burnett and Andrew Kelsey, starting at 7 p.m. at Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. No cover. Visit jchyke.com.
The Sierra Madre Playhouse series of classic movie musical screenings presents “Footlight Parade” (1933), starring James Cagney and Dick Powell, starting at 8 p.m. at 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. Admission is $10. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.
The Blue Guitar presents jazz by the Tim Fenton Trio at 7 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17 for table seating. Visit blueguitar.club.