This summer is hot, sticky and filled with music. The Hollywood Bowl has a great line-up for August/September and I’m looking forward to beautiful nights under the stars to listen and forget for a time, just how hot and humid it is.
Smooth Summer Jazz
The Hollywood Bowl proudly presents its summer super-concert featuring the finest smooth jazz artists.
Artists to be Featured: BWB – Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown, Boney James, Keiko Matsui, Eric Benét and The Ohio Players
The Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, has been R&B, soul, and jazz royalty for decades, garnering seven Grammys with hits such as “Midnight Train to Georgia.” Plus, the famously funky Kool & the Gang “Get Down On It” with a “Celebration” in a double bill that can’t be beat.
Prolific and evocative musical icon Elvis Costello delves into his remarkably diverse catalog. Multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ben Folds performs new music, along with his pop hits in orchestral arrangements.
Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th at 8pm
Trey Anastasio is a founding member of the Grammy®-nominated, genre-melding rock band Phish and has long incorporated classical elements in the band’s compositions as well as throughout his solo work. This innovative and exciting performance will feature orchestral versions of compositions written throughout Anastasio’s 30-year career.