Season Schedule

2016 Season

Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
June, 2016

Saturday June 11
3:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The 38th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival - Day 1
Playboy Jazz Festival

Jon Batiste & Stay Human
Seth MacFarlane, with conductor Joel McNeely
Cécile McLorin Salvant
Los Van Van
Naturally 7
The Bad Plus Joshua Redman
Joey Alexander Trio
John Beasley's MONK'estra
AURELIO
The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All-City Jazz Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas
George Lopez, master of ceremonies

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Sunday June 12
3:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The 38th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival - Day 2
Playboy Jazz Festival

Fourplay Silver Anniversary with Bob James, Nathan East, Chuck Loeb and Harvey Mason
Janelle Monáe
The Robert Cray Band Celebrating B.B. King with special guests Sonny Landreth and Roy Gaines
Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Sheila E., Juan and Peter MIchael
Javon Jackson and Sax Appeal featuring special guests Jimmy Heath, George Cables, David Williams, Willie Jones III
Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr. and the Congo Nation – New Orleans Cultural Group
Liv Warfield
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music
Anthony Strong
CSUN Jazz A Band directed by Matt Harris
George Lopez, master of ceremonies

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Saturday June 18
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Opening Night at the Bowl with Steely Dan
Special Concerts

Steely Dan
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Friday June 24
6:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

Sing-A-Long Sound of Music
Special Concerts

Melissa Peterman, host

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Sunday June 26
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Reggae Night XV
KCRW's World Festival 2

Burning Spear
Cocoa Tea
Etana
KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole

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July, 2016

Friday July 1
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
Special Concerts

Garrison Keillor
Christine DiGiallonardo, special guest
Sarah Jarosz, special guest
Heather Masse, special guest
Aoife O’Donovan, special guest
Sara Watkins, special guest

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Saturday July 2
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Chicago
Special Concerts

Chicago
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West

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Sunday July 3
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Chicago
Special Concerts

Chicago
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West

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Monday July 4
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Chicago
Special Concerts

Chicago
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West

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Wednesday July 6
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ™ - in Concert
Special Concerts

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Justin Freer, conductor

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Friday July 8
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Star Trek - in Concert
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
David Newman, conductor

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Saturday July 9
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Star Trek - in Concert
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
David Newman, conductor

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Sunday July 10
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds
WITH AL JARDINE AND BLONDIE CHAPLIN • M.WARD

KCRW's World Festival 1

Brian Wilson
Al Jardine
Blondie Chaplin
M. Ward
KCRW DJ Anne Litt, host

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Tuesday July 12
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Dudamel & Lang Lang
Classical Tuesdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

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Thursday July 14
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

West Side Story
Classical Thursdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale

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Friday July 15
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Diana Ross
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 1

Diana Ross

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Saturday July 16
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Diana Ross
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 1

Diana Ross

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Tuesday July 19
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

West Side Story
Classical Tuesdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale

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Wednesday July 20
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Yes We Can Can: An Allen Toussaint Salute
Jazz at the Bowl 1

Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
The Allen Toussaint Band
Galactic
Cyril Neville, special guest
Irma Thomas, special guest

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Thursday July 21
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Rhapsody in Blue with Yuja Wang and Dudamel
Classical Thursdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

Gershwin Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess
Ravel Concerto in G
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel Boléro

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Friday July 22
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Weird Al Takes The Bowl
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 2

"Weird Al" Yankovic
Straight No Chaser
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Saturday July 23
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Weird Al Takes The Bowl
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 2

"Weird Al" Yankovic
Straight No Chaser
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Sunday July 24
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

Tosca
Sunday Sunset Concerts

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Julianna Di Giacomo, Tosca
Fabio Sartori, Cavaradossi
Falk Struckmann, Scarpia
John Del Carlo, Sacristan
Andrew Craig Brown, Angelotti
Los Angeles Master Chorale

Puccini Tosca

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Tuesday July 26
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Mirga Conducts Beethoven & Ravel
Classical Tuesdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, artistic director

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven Choral Fantasy
Ravel Mother Goose Suite
Ravel Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2

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Thursday July 28
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Copland & Marsalis
Classical Thursdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violin

Copland An Outdoor Overture
Marsalis Violin Concerto (LA Phil co-commission, West Coast premiere)
Copland Symphony No. 3

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Friday July 29
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

A Chorus Line
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 1

TBD

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Saturday July 30
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

A Chorus Line
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 1

TBD

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Sunday July 31
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

A Chorus Line
Sunday Sunset Concerts

TBD

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August, 2016

Tuesday August 2
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Dudamel and Music of Latin America
Classical Tuesdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Angel Romero, guitar

Piazzolla Tangazo
Lalo Schifrin Concierto de la Amistad (world premiere)
Intermission
Ginastera Four Dances from Estancia
Piazzolla Selection of Tangos

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Wednesday August 3
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Gladys Knight • Tower of Power
Jazz at the Bowl 2

Gladys Knight
Tower of Power

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Thursday August 4
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Stravinsky’s Firebird
Classical Thursdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, conductor
Janni Younge of Handspring Puppet Company

Debussy La mer
Britten Four Sea Interludes
Stravinsky The Firebird

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Friday August 5
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
American Ballet Theatre
USC Trojan Marching Band

Tchaikovsky Selections from Swan Lake
    including White Swan Pas de Deux (Hee Seo & Cory Stearns)
    & Black Swan Pas de Deux (Gillian Murphy & Alex Hammoudi)
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

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Saturday August 6
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
American Ballet Theatre
USC Trojan Marching Band

Tchaikovsky Selections from Swan Lake
    including White Swan Pas de Deux (Hee Seo & Cory Stearns)
    & Black Swan Pas de Deux (Gillian Murphy & Alex Hammoudi)
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

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Sunday August 7
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Sufjan Stevens • Kurt Vile and The Violators
KCRW's World Festival 2

Sufjan Stevens
Kurt Vile and The Violators
Ibeyi
KCRW DJ Chris Douridas

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Tuesday August 9
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Magical Mozart
Classical Tuesdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Andrew Manze, conductor
Arabella Steinbacher, violin

Mozart Don Giovanni Overture
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5
Mozart Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter"

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Wednesday August 10
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

50 Years of Jeff Beck
special guest Beth Hart
plus other surprise guests

Jazz at the Bowl 1

Jeff Beck
Beth Hart, special guest
Buddy Guy

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Thursday August 11
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Beethoven and Schubert
Classical Thursdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Andrew Manze, conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
Schubert Symphony No. 9, "Great C-major"

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Friday August 12
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

An Olympic Carnival
Sergio Mendes & 50 Years of Brasil ‘66

Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 1

Sergio Mendes
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Viver Brasil
Angel Blue
Herb Alpert, special guest
Lani Hall, special guest
Dianne Reeves, special guest
Romero Lubambo, special guest

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Saturday August 13
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

An Olympic Carnival
Sergio Mendes & 50 Years of Brasil ‘66

Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 1

Sergio Mendes
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Viver Brasil
Angel Blue
Herb Alpert, special guest
Lani Hall, special guest
Dianne Reeves, special guest
Romero Lubambo, special guest

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Sunday August 14
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Sunday Sunset Concerts

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Tuesday August 16
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

A Handel Celebration
Classical Tuesdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, artistic director, Los Angeles Master Chorale

Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, "Zadok the Priest"
Handel "The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" from Solomon
Handel Ariodante, HWV33 -“Scherza infida”
Handel Ariodante, HWV33 -“Dopo notte”
Handel “Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound” from Samson
Handel Water Music Suite No. 2 in D
Handel Xerxes, HWV40 -“Ombra mai fu”
Handel Xerxes, HWV40 -“Se bramate”
Handel Royal Fireworks Music
Handel Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

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Wednesday August 17
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The Ultimate Tribute to Ray Charles starring Maceo Parker • Christian McBride Big Band, with special guest Philip Bailey
Jazz at the Bowl 2

Maceo Parker
A Tribute to the Ray Charles Orchestra
A Tribute to the Raelettes
Christian McBride Big Band
Philip Bailey, special guest

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Thursday August 18
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Mozart & Schumann
Classical Thursdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Weber Overture to Oberon
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Schumann Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"

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Friday August 19
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 1

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
City and Colour

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Saturday August 20
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Brandi Carlile • Old Crow Medicine Show
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 1

Brandi Carlile
Old Crow Medicine Show

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Sunday August 21
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
KCRW's World Festival 1

Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel

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Tuesday August 23
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Beethoven's Fifth
Classical Tuesdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Joana Carneiro, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

Korngold Violin Concerto, Op. 35
Beethoven Symphony No. 5

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Wednesday August 24
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

MEGA NOVA featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Cindy Blackman Santana, Marcus Miller and Carlos Santana • Booker T - Stax Revue
Jazz at the Bowl 1

Herbie Hancock
Wayne Shorter
Cindy Blackman Santana
Marcus Miller
Carlos Santana
Booker T - Stax Revue

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Thursday August 25
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Cinematic Sounds
Classical Thursdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Mari Samuelsen, violin
Håkon Samuelsen, cello

Herrmann Vertigo: Scène d’Amour
Horner Pas de Deux
Bernstein On the Waterfront (Symphonic Suite from the film)
Gershwin Shall We Dance: Finale and Coda

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Friday August 26
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Culture Club
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 2

Culture Club
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

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Saturday August 27
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Culture Club
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 2

Culture Club
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

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Sunday August 28
6:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Smooth Summer Jazz Festival
Special Concerts

George Benson
Average White Band
Jeff Lorber Fusion
To Grover With Love, featuring Jason Miles

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Tuesday August 30
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Shakespeare at the Bowl
Classical Tuesdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Iqbal Khan, director
Bill Barclay, adaptation
Featuring actors from Shakespeare’s Globe

Korngold Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Schmitt Antoine et Cleopatre Suite No. 1
Intermission
Berlioz Roméo et Juliette: Queen Mab Scherzo
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture

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Wednesday August 31
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The Black Movie Soundtrack II
Jazz at the Bowl 2

Marcus Miller
Philip Bailey, Verdine White, and Ralph Johnson of Earth Wind and Fire
Full Force
Additional special guests to be announced
Craig Robinson, host
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Vince Mendoza, conductor

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September, 2016

Thursday September 1
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Shakespeare at the Bowl
Classical Thursdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Iqbal Khan, director
Bill Barclay, adaptation
Featuring actors from Shakespeare’s Globe

Korngold Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Schmitt Antoine et Cleopatre Suite No. 1
Intermission
Berlioz Roméo et Juliette: Queen Mab Scherzo
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture

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Friday September 2
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

John Williams: Maestro of the Movies
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
John Williams, conductor
David Newman, conductor

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Saturday September 3
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

John Williams: Maestro of the Movies
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
John Williams, conductor
David Newman, conductor

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Sunday September 4
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

John Williams: Maestro of the Movies
Special Concerts

Los Angeles Philharmonic
John Williams, conductor
David Newman, conductor

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Tuesday September 6
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Strauss & Kreisler
Classical Tuesdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Martin Chalifour, violin

Strauss, Jr. Emperor Waltz
Strauss, Jr. Thunder and Lightning Polka
KREISLER: Selections for violin and orchestra
R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben

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Wednesday September 7
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Carlos Vives
Jazz at the Bowl 1

Carlos Vives

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Thursday September 8
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

L.A. Dances
Classical Thursdays 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Ate9
BODYTRAFFIC
LA Dance Project

Schoenberg Bounce
Wohl Replicate Part 2 (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Salonen Helix
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

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Friday September 9
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Fireworks Finale with Jeff Lynne's ELO
Weekend Spectaculars - Friday 2

Jeff Lynne's ELO
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Saturday September 10
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Fireworks Finale with Jeff Lynne's ELO
Weekend Spectaculars - Saturday 2

Jeff Lynne's ELO
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Sunday September 11
7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl

Fireworks Finale with Jeff Lynne's ELO
Sunday Sunset Concerts

Jeff Lynne's ELO
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor

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Tuesday September 13
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

French Masters
Classical Tuesdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Gautier Capuçon, cello

Fauré Masques et bergamasques, Op. 112
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel La valse

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Wednesday September 14
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Sing The Truth Celebrating Lena Horne, Dinah Washington, Eartha Kitt and Natalie Cole
Jazz at the Bowl 2

Sing the Truth starring:
Patti Austin
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Terri Lyne Carrington
Judith Hill
Ledisi
Freddy Cole, special guest

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Thursday September 15
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

The Four Seasons
Classical Thursdays 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
André de Ridder, conductor
Avi Avital, mandolin

Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Brahms Serenade No. 1

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Saturday September 17
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Brainfeeder at the Hollywood Bowl
Special Concerts

Flying Lotus
Funkadelic featuring George Clinton and Parliament
Thundercat
Shabazz Palaces
The Gaslamp Killer

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Sunday September 18
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Kraftwerk 3-D
KCRW's World Festival 1

Kraftwerk
KCRW DJ Jason Bentley, host

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Saturday September 24
8:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Sigur Rós
Special Concerts

Sigur Rós

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Sunday September 25
7:00pm
Hollywood Bowl

Bloc Party • Bob Mould • Ezra Furman
KCRW's World Festival 2

Bloc Party
Bob Mould
Ezra Furman
KCRW DJ Madeleine Brand

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