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  • CODA Plus, LA Phil’s Group for Young Music Fans, Launches at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Jun. 28, 2019
  • Los Angeles, CA (June 28, 2019) – This summer, the LA Phil introduces CODA Plus at the Hollywood Bowl. The new group offers young professionals an insider’s view of five select LA Phil performances through exclusive pre-concert events, featuring guest speakers and complimentary drinks and small bites. CODA Plus members can then take in the concerts from premium bench seats.

    CODA is the LA Phil’s longstanding group for young music fans, offering free membership, discounted tickets, and invitations to exclusive parties. CODA Plus at the Hollywood Bowl continues the tradition, providing opportunities to mix and mingle with like-minded fans of the LA Phil.

    CODA Plus events during the Hollywood Bowl 2019 season include:

    July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Nile Rodgers & CHIC
    Tuesday, July 2, 2019 / Event starts at 6 PM

    Nile Rodgers
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Thomas Wilkins, conductor
    DRUMLine Live, special guest

    Join us for a Q&A with Paul Souza of the legendary Souza family, who will answer questions about planning, preparing, and detonating a massive fireworks show. End the evening with a stunning display of his work over the Bowl’s shell!

    Into the Woods
    Sunday, July 28, 2019 / Event starts 6 PM

    Book by James Lapine
    Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
    Robert Longbottom, director and choreographer
    Kevin Stites, conductor 

    Skylar Astin as “The Baker”
    Sierra Boggess as “Cinderella”
    Chris Carmack as “Rapunzel’s Prince”
    Anthony Crivello as “The Mysterious Man”
    Sutton Foster as “The Baker’s Wife”
    Tamyra Gray as “Granny / Cinderella’s Mother”
    Cheyenne Jackson as “Cinderella’s Prince / the Wolf”
    Hailey Kilgore as “Rapunzel”
    Gaten Matarazzo as “Jack”
    Patina Miller as “The Witch”
    Rebecca Spencer as "Jack's Mother"
    Shanice Williams as “Little Red Riding Hood”

    Additional cast to be announced

    Join us at a special backstage location for bites and drinks before the show, where members of the Into the Woods creative team will share how musicals at the Bowl come together.

    Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, featuring Play with Ray
    Thursday, August 8, 2019 / Event starts 6:30PM

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Ben Gernon, conductor
    Ray Chen, violin

    MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1
    BACH Vivace from Concerto in D minor for Two Violins
    VIVALDI The Four Seasons

    Experience the full spectrum of dining options available at the Hollywood Bowl through a tasting presented by Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine, led by Executive Chef Jeffrey Rogers and General Manager Gian Rafaniello.

    The Roots • Christian McBride Big Band
    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 / Event starts 6:30PM

    The Roots
    Christian McBride Big Band

    LA Phil Digital Archives Manager Selena Chau leads a deep exploration of the history of jazz at the Hollywood Bowl, before The Roots and very special guests perform their masterful 1999 album Things Fall Apart in its entirety.

    Gary Clark Jr. • Michael Kiwanuka
    Sunday, September 29, 2019 / Event starts 5:30PM

    Gary Clark Jr.
    Michael Kiwanuka
    KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd, host

    Hollywood Bowl wine partner WINC offers a special wine tasting – so you can raise a glass to the 20th season of KCRW’s World Festival at the Bowl!

    For more information, please visit:

    Tickets can be purchased at or by calling the Box Office at 323 850 2000. The 2019 CODA Plus package is $250, or $50 per event.


    Hollywood Bowl
    One of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, with a seating capacity of nearly 18,000, the Hollywood Bowl has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since its official opening in 1922 and plays host to the finest artists from all genres of music, offering something for everyone. It remains one of the best deals anywhere in Los Angeles; to this day, $1 buys a seat at the top of the Bowl for many classical and jazz performances. In February 2018, the Hollywood Bowl was named Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue for the 14th year in a row at the 29th Annual Pollstar Awards, and in November 2018 was awarded the Top Amphitheater prize at the 2018 Billboard Live Music Awards for the second consecutive year. For millions of music lovers across Southern California, the Hollywood Bowl is synonymous with summer.

  • Contact:

    Sophie Jefferies,, 213 972 3422
    Lydia Fong,, 213 972 3689