THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES FIRST DETAILS OF HOLLYWOOD BOWL 2022 SUMMER SEASON
Celebratory Hollywood Bowl 100 Season Marks the End of the Venue’s First Century, and the Beginning of a Brand-New Era
STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT
FEATURING THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS AND JEFF BABKO
SET FOR JULY 4TH FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
Full Season to be Announced in February 2022
LOS ANGELES (November 10, 2021) – The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced today the first details of the 2022 Hollywood Bowl summer season, marking the end of the iconic venue’s first 100 years and the beginning of its second century. The full celebratory season of the Hollywood Bowl’s centennial will be announced in February 2022.
Two of the funniest, most influential and acclaimed talents of the past century, Steve Martin & Martin Short, are set for the annual July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, with three performances, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 2, 3 and 4, at 7:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by Thomas Wilkins, will join them, as well as open the evening with a program of orchestral favorites. The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko will be among the guests joining Steve Martin & Martin Short. Considered one of Southern California’s top Independence Day pyrotechnic displays, the July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Bowl has become a local family tradition. Tickets for children ages 12 and under are half price.
Dates for other popular annual events at the Hollywood Bowl have also been scheduled, including: The Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival (formerly Playboy Jazz Festival) on Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26; Smooth Summer Jazz on Sunday, August 28; Movie Night on Sunday, September 4; and the Sing-A-Long Sound of Music hosted by Melissa Peterman on Saturday, September 17.
With the Hollywood Bowl serving as the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 100 years, the 2022 season continues the tradition of presenting classical concerts every Tuesday and Thursday night, with Gustavo Dudamel, the LA Phil and a roster of star-studded guest artists. With the LA Phil’s Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock at the helm, Jazz Plus nights offer an eclectic trip through the world of jazz and beyond. Weekends will be filled with some of the biggest names in popular music, the annual fully staged musical, films and film music, and the KCRW Festival featuring cutting-edge musicians.
Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2022 summer season will be available online at hollywoodbowl.com or via phone at 323 850 2000 on the following dates:
Programs, artists, prices and dates subject to change. Ticket limits may apply.
For additional information, please visit: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
ABOUT THE 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 June 2021, the Hollywood Bowl was awarded Amphitheater of the Decade at the 32nd Annual Pollstar Awards. It was also awarded the Outdoor Concert Venue of the Year award at the 31st Annual Pollstar Awards, an honor bestowed 14 previous times, as well as Top Amphitheater prize at the 2017 and 2018 Billboard Touring Awards. For millions of music lovers across Southern California, the Hollywood Bowl is synonymous with summer. hollywoodbowl.com
ABOUT THE LA PHIL
Under the leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, the LA Phil offers live performances, media initiatives and learning programs that inspire and strengthen communities in Los Angeles and beyond. The Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra is the foundation of the LA Phil’s offerings, which also include a multi-genre, multidisciplinary presenting program and such youth development programs as YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles). Performances are offered on three historic stages—Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford—as well as through a variety of media platforms. In all its endeavors, the LA Phil seeks to enrich the lives of individuals and communities through musical, artistic and learning experiences that resonate in our world today.
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