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SummerSounds is a fun-filled, four-week series of lively concerts combined with art workshops. Join our dynamic hosts as they lead you on a journey to discover music, dance and art from cultures around the world.
Situated in the intimate setting of the Hollywood Bowl Museum patio, SummerSounds features four different programs, each highlighting a distinct music tradition – a new show every week! Two performances daily.
Week 1: Jul 13-17
New Orleans, featuring Treme Brass Band
SummerSounds opens with a taste of musical gumbo with bold brass, fiery improvisation and spirited rhythm in this celebration of the birthplace of jazz, featuring quintessential New Orleans music ensemble Treme Brass Band.
Week 2: Jul 20-24
Polynesia & Hawaii, featuring Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine
Explore the rich history of the Pacific Islands through enchanting and diverse music and dance. Learn about the deep-rooted and powerful tradition of storytelling through song, drumming, and dance that are a staple of Polynesian cultures with Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine.
Week 3: Jul 27-31
Middle East, featuring Yuval Ron Ensemble with Mayaya
Take an exciting look at the sound, color, and motion of the Middle East. The Yuval Ron Ensemble features artists from different cultures and regions coming together to unite musical traditions in a unique celebration, with songs from Turkey, Morocco, Yemen, Israel and Armenia.
Week 4: Aug 3-7
Brazil, featuring Katia Moraes with the Brazilian Hearts
SummerSounds closes with the sights and sounds of samba, bossa nova, jazz and folk-inspired music. Award-winning singer/songwriter Katia Moraes brings the music of Brazil to life, while Brazilian Hearts will mesmerize with Afro-Brazilian movement.
Save 20% when you buy all four programs!
$16 per person (age 2 and up) / $13 per person when purchasing all four programs*
*must purchase through Audience Services at 323.850.2000 or at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office to receive discount.
Select the 10am Music Performance with 11:15am Art Workshop or 11:15am Music Performance with 10am Art Workshop.
Music performances and art workshops each run 40-45 minutes.
Programs, artists, prices and dates are subject to change.
Bring A Group
Groups of 10 or more coming to the same performance pay a discounted rate of $11 per person.
For kids three to eleven.