Category Archives: Bowl News

Walk the Hollywood Bowl

Now is the perfect time to walk the Hollywood Bowl.  While there are many more lease events hosted at the Hollywood Bowl these days, they do not typically start until April.  The LA Phil manages the performances at the Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Bowl Mid-Gate

The Hollywood Bowl Mid-Gate got an upgrade! When the Hollywood Bowl installed metal detectors at the Main and West gates, entry in to the venue came to a crawl.  To help the situation the Hollywood Bowl created a Mid-Gate located … Continue reading

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Playboy Jazz Festival 2018 lineup announced

The LA Phil announced a partial list of the musical acts that will appear at the Playboy Jazz Festival on June 9th and 10th at the Hollywood Bowl.   Charles Lloyd & the Marvels (Julian Lage, Greg Leisz, Reuben Rogers … Continue reading

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Hollywood Bowl Summer Series 2018 renewals + concerts announced

It pays to subscribe to a Hollywood Bowl Summer Series.  Starting on November 12th subscribers from last season have the ability to renew.  Along with the renewal comes the perk of purchasing tickets for a few of the special concerts … Continue reading

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Mulholland Overlook Park to close during concerts

Due to the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting (58 people dead and 546 injured), the Hollywood Bowl’s new security plan now includes closing the Mulholland Overlook Park during concerts.  Along with instituting a 900-foot exclusion zone around the Bowl, LAPD officers … Continue reading

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Hollywood Bowl price increase for 2018

The 2017 Hollywood Bowl season has come to an end which means it is time for the LA Phil to a announce ticket and parking price increase. Tickets for the 2018 summer season will increase between $1 and $10 depending … Continue reading

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Hollywood Bowl Metal Detectors

Reaction to the Manchester bombing include metal detectors installed at the Hollywood Bowl gates.  Not exactly sure what they are looking for on my person but after handing over my phone I walked through unscathed. The new entry procedure will … Continue reading

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Playboy Jazz Festival – let the summer begin

This Saturday, June 10th, the Hollywood Bowl season unofficially begins as the LA Phil presents the 39th Playboy Jazz Festival.  Just four years ago the Playboy Jazz Festival was produced by Playboy Enterprises and had the distinction of being the only lease … Continue reading

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Hollywood Bowl Plaza construction update

Looks like the Hollywood Bowl Box Office Plaza construction is getting close to completion.  You would guess it would have to be with the first lease event of the season (Korean Times Music Festival)  happening the day before and Opening … Continue reading

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Hollywood Bowl theater now opens at 8am

The Hollywood Bowl theater area now opens up at 8am.  As one who enjoys walking the Hollywood Bowl weekend mornings at 7AM, I was surprised to see the barricades. At first I thought it might be due to the plaza … Continue reading

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