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  • Feb. 8, 2024
  • Hollywood Bowl Named

    Outdoor Concert Venue of the Year at

    35th Annual Pollstar Awards

    LOS ANGELES (February 8, 2024)—The Hollywood Bowl, one of the leading natural amphitheaters in the world and the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, was honored last night as the Outdoor Concert Venue of the Year (Red Rocks Award) at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. This award has now been bestowed on the iconic venue 17 times, and, in 2021, the Hollywood Bowl was also awarded Amphitheatre of the Decade at the 32nd Pollstar Awards. These distinctions reaffirm the Hollywood Bowl as a premier destination for performers and audiences alike.

    Renowned for its exquisite setting, the Hollywood Bowl hosts a tremendous range of artists, from classical and jazz to rock and reggae to iconic film music and special presentations of Broadway favorites. In 2023, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association celebrated another diverse and electrifying Hollywood Bowl season with over 100 concerts, including ten with Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, and shows featuring Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson, Kool & The Gang, Gladys Knight, John Legend, Maxwell, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Diana Krall, Louis Tomlinson, Sparks, Portugal. The Man, Chicano Batman, Carla Morrison, Maggie Rogers, Boy George and Culture Club, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes, Air Supply, Michael Bolton, Pixies, Modest Mouse, Café Tacvba, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Buddy Guy, Jacob Collier, and many others. Special presentations by the LA Phil included the July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular with the Beach Boys; film nights with live orchestra, including Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II; the annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks; performances by classical superstars including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Sterling Elliott, Anne Akiko Meyers, and dancers from Grupo Corpo; a special two-night tribute to jazz legend Quincy Jones with special guests Jennifer Hudson, Samara Joy, Angélique Kidjo, and more; a poignant Broadway salute to the late Stephen Sondheim with Everybody Rise!: A Sondheim Celebration, co-curated by Kevin Stites and Robert Longbottom, featuring Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and several others; three nights of iconic film music co-conducted by John Williams and Gustavo Dudamel; and a celebration of the legacy of Wayne Shorter with Herbie Hancock, the LA Phil’s Creative Chair for Jazz. The team of Live Nation-Hewitt Silva also brought a star-studded lineup to the Bowl in 2023 that included Reba McEntire, Andrea Bocelli, The Cure, Matchbox Twenty, Shania Twain, The Lumineers, Sting, The Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie, The 1975, Brandi Carlile, boygenius, Guns N’ Roses, Kiss, Mariah Carey, and more.

    On February 6 the Hollywood Bowl 2024 Summer Season was announced. Subscription renewals are currently available online at or by phone at 323 850 2000. “Create Your Own” packages will be available Tuesday, March 19, at 10am, and the Hollywood Bowl Box Office opens for single-ticket sales Tuesday, May 7, at 10am.

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