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Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068
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2 events
1 review
1 stars
Park on Hollywood Blvd and walk. Much easier.
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57 events
31 reviews
16 stars
The weather was very nice. I wore jacket and a hat which was perfect. We did not need the blanket I brought..
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33rd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival
101 ratings
4.5 average rating
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180 events
72 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

We had a great time. Always great being at the Hollywood Bowl. Some of the bands,we didn't care for.However, a good time was had by all

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59 events
37 reviews
26 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

Awesome event. The music was fantastic and the people were even more fun. Like going to a tailgate with popping jazz

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Bearbows Red Velvet
28 events
20 reviews
8 stars
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Saturday, June 11

  • Dianne Reeves

  • The Roots with special guest Terence Blanchard

  • Fourplay featuring Bob James, Nathan East, Chuck Loeb and Harvey Mason

  • Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra

  • SFJAZZ Collective celebrating the Music of Stevie Wonder featuring Stefon Harris, Avishai Cohen, Greg Osby, David Sanchez, Robin Eubanks, Edward Simon, Matt Penman and Eric Harland

  • A Night in Treme: The Musical Majesty of New Orleans, featuring the Rebirth Brass Band with guest artists Donald Harrison, Jr., Kermit Ruffins, Dr. Michael White and Big Sam Williams

  • Cosby All Stars featuring Geri Allen, George Bohanon, Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Anat Cohen, Alphonso Johnson, Babatunde Lea

  • The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet

  • The LAUSD All City HS Big Band directed by Tony White and J.B. Dyas

Sunday, June 12

  • Buddy Guy with special guest Quinn Sullivan
  • Lee Konitz New Quartet
  • John Scofield and Robben Ford
  • Naturally 7
  • Harmony 3 with Ronnie Laws, Walter Beasley and Stanley Jordan
  • Geri Allen and her Timeline Band
  • Still Black, Still Proud: An African Tribute to James Brown Featuring Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley, Vusi Mahlasela
  • Bill Cunliffe and the Resonance Big Band with Marian Petrescu in a Tribute to Oscar Peterson
  • Carlos Varela
  • Pullum HS Jazz Big Band directed by Fernando Pullum

* Lineup current as of publication and is subject to change.