Playboy jazz 35 920

35th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Reviews

Hollywood Bowl (Hollywood, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

66 ratings
4.3 average rating
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270 events
101 reviews
27 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

For the most part I enjoyed the Playboy Jazz Festival on Sunday, especially Trombone Shorty. The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra also did a fine tribute to 80 year old Quincy Jones. I wish the Playboy festival would stop inviting non-jazz...continued

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157 events
36 reviews
100 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

first time for Playboy festival. I totally enjoyed it from beginning to end. except for people who insisted on smoking. Yuck! I was worried about such a long day into evening, but the festival is a well oiled machine. Somewhat inconvienced by...continued

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54 events
24 reviews
14 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

This was an AMAZING event. I got there at around 7pm (the event started at 3pm). It was pretty hot during the day so I opted to go when the sun was setting. Parking was horrible. I tried taking the shuttle at Hollywood and Highland but they...continued

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72 events
23 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

great time Trombone Shorty stole the show . His talent as a musician and showman is amazing.

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111 events
15 reviews
15 stars
16 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Great jazz lineup. Trombone Shorty stole the show!

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15 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

I love the Playboy Jazz festival! It's one of LA's great party event. Excellent Jazz, great crowd...what more could you ask for? And the the Goldstar tickets made for some comfortable seating as well (for those prices I purchased a ticket for my...continued

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9 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Absolutely amazing performances all around, this was my first year at this festival; I will now be a regular attendee. Trombone Shorty rocked the house!

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89 events
76 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

From discovering new talents like Grace Kelley & Robert Glaspur to magnetic collaborations from Angelique Kidjo & Hugh Masakela, the Playboy Jazz Festival continues to be the ultimate LA start of Summer. Thanks Goldstar for continuing to make...continued

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50 events
30 reviews
110 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Amazing from the start to the finish.................great seats in the shade!

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Jay A.
20 events
16 reviews
105 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Good music with good friends and and good food. Very relaxing when not moving to the exciting beats provided. Always enjoyable!

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30 events
15 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

I LOVE the Hollywood Bowl but the Playboy Jazz Festival was a disaster!!! Do NOT attend hoping to hear great jazz - because you can't HEAR anything! The crowd was incredibly noisy and the sound system was horrible! Every time the artists spoke...continued

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Terry Payne
29 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

It was a very enjoyable event and the seats we got from Goldstar were good seats.

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50 events
10 reviews
1 stars
16 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

It was the first time we attented this event and it was absolutely fabulous! We had a great time, our seats were perfect and the weather just gorgeous. Thank you Goldstar for offering tickets to the Playboy Jazz Fest we will definitely go back...continued

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15 events
9 reviews
14 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

It was another great year thanks to Gold Star. The show was fantastic, the venue is classic and amazing. You couldn't ask for better.

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9 events
7 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

Had a wonderful experience. The atmosphere was pleasant, beautiful weather enjoyed the performances and great seats. I would definitely attend every year but, take a shuttle. Parking was too much, $23. Ouch!

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22 events
6 reviews
17 stars
13 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

I hope that pot gets fully legalized sometime soon. Then maybe we can tell the pot smokers to go stand in the smoking area with the cigarette and cigar smokers...
We've been coming to the Festival for five years now; the Bowl is always packed for...continued

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