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  • “A Beatles Celebration” at the Hollywood Bowl Honors the Iconic Rock Band
  • Jul. 9, 2010
  • Concerts Features Special Guests Patti Austin, Rob Laufer, Bettye LaVette, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Todd Rundgren As Well As the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Led by Thomas Wilkins

    FRIDAY – SATURDAY, JULY 9 – 10, 2010, AT 8:30 PM
    SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2010 AT 7:30 PM

    The July 9 Concert is Generously Sponsored by Gallo Family Vineyards, the Official Wine of the Hollywood Bowl; July 9 Media Sponsor: Amoeba Records; The July 10 Concert is Generously Sponsored by Jaguar, the Official Vehicle of the Hollywood Bowl; The July 11 Concert is Generously Sponsored by the Sunset Marquis

    WHAT: Forty-five years after the Beatles set foot on the Hollywood Bowl stage in 1965 and more than 40 years after Let It Be and Abbey Road, the Hollywood Bowl honors the Fab Four’s musical history and greatest symphonic moments with three performances of “A Beatles Celebration,” Friday and Saturday, July 9 and 10, at 8:30 p.m., as well as Sunday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. The weekend’s special guest artists, all musicians of different genres – Grammy winner Patti Austin, Rob Laufer, Bettye LaVette, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Todd Rundgren – offer their own interpretations of Beatles classics, such as “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” “Blackbird,” “Let It Be,” and many more. The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by Thomas Wilkins accompanies the guest artists in these performances celebrating the most popular rock band of all time.

    WHO:

    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

    Thomas Wilkins, conductor

    Patti Austin, special guest

    Rob Laufer, special guest

    Bettye LaVette, special guest

    Brian Stokes Mitchell, special guest

    Todd Rundgren, special guest

    WHEN:

    Friday – Saturday, July 9 – 10, 2010, 8:30 PM

    Sunday, July 11, 2010, 7:30 PM

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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org; Lisa White, 213.972.3408, lwhite@laphil.org