LA Community Songfest


About the event


Be a part of the first Los Angeles Community Songfest!

This first-ever LA Community Songfest will be an absolute celebration of song & spirit. Don’t miss it - this is a rare gathering of gifted and passionate song leaders each with their own special musical offerings that will feed your soul !! 

Song Leaders from LA, Oakland, Santa Cruz, Minnesota and beyond will lead you in a weekend of heartfelt, spirit filled song. Come immerse yourself in this musical medicine for the soul.

Song Leaders:

Maggie Wheeler & Emile Hassan Dyer,  Arnae Batson, Heather Houston, Sara Thomsen, Debbie Nargi Brown, Ben Gould & Britta Gudmunson, Betsy Sansby, Kaitie Ty Warren

When - June 21, 22, 23 


Schedule -

June 21 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

June 22 - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm (1-hour lunch break at 1:00 pm )

**Night of June 22nd - There will be a very special evening concert - location to be disclosed 

June 23 - 10:00 am  - 1:00 pm 

*Wanderlust Hollywood Membership perks are not eligible for this special event.


Meet The Song Leaders 


Doors: Open at 6:30 pm on 6/21

Food & Beverage: Wanderlust Hollywood has delicious food, wine, and beer! Please enjoy our Wanderlust Café. 

Parking: We suggest Uber or Lyft so you can fully relax on the way to and from the event.

Wanderlust Hollywood provides guests with the option to park conveniently in our lot adjacent to the Center. (Entrance on Highland).  Valet Available. Street Parking is also available. 

Wanderlust Hollywood exclusively uses "smart" metered parking and all parking fees are paid through paybyphone. You can download the app (ios, google play, before your visit or upon arrival. 

Street parking is available on Highland Avenue and in the surrounding neighborhood; please follow all parking meter rules and street signage

**All Sales are Final**



Golden Bridge Choir with Maggie Wheeler & Emile Hassan Dyer

Maggie Wheeler is best know in the U.S and internationally for her work as an actress in film , television and voice-over and most notably as the character of Janice on NBC’s hit series Friends. In 2006 she co-founded The Golden Bridge Community Choir with the belief that singing is a universal birthright, and that together, regardless of musical background, we can help improve the world by joining our voices in song . Alongside her acting career Maggie has been blessed to follow her soul mission as a singer, song writer, choir director and workshop facilitator. She been teaching her vocal workshop "Singing In The Stream" in and out of Los Angeles for over 20 years . Both the workshop and choir provide the experience of creating interpersonal harmony and internal harmony through the powerful act of creating vocal harmony. Maggie is honored to bring the choir experience to Wanderlust Hollywood.

Emile Hassan Dyer is a vocalist/ multi-percussionist/choreographer/ dancer. He was raised in France and Senegal where he was influenced at an early age by the rhythms and music of West Africa. Emile brings a multicultural perspective to music, drawing on his Cherokee and African heritages while performing the percussion instruments and vocal styles of many cultures. He has worked with such luminaries as: Babatunde Olatunji, Bobby McFerrin, Kevin Locke, Titos Sompas, David Darling, Glen Velez and Jim Scott, as well as Art Baron of the Duke Ellington Big Band. Emile uses vocal and body percussion as well as drums from around the world and extensive vocalese in his musical creations.

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