Venue Details

55433 Star Starred
Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068
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36th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival
96 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Doug D Red Velvet
111 events
45 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 15 2014

Security does not adequately enforce the smoking prohibitions on tobacco or pot. Crowd was noisy and not really paying much attention to the performers as witnessed by the lack of applause and general rowdiness. Aisles were consisently crowded...continued

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34 events
20 reviews
12 stars
attended Jun 15 2014

Seats were great, Easy access with two elevators as I needed not to walk the hill. Great acts and lots of fun. However, I noted that the ticket price was $22 and I believe Goldstar charge $25 plus your fee. It was worth not going to the box...continued

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90 events
19 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 15 2014

I had the most incredible time:))
The Festival lasted 8 hours with amazing artists such as Fantasia,George Benson,to name a few.
I will return next year:)))

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Schedule of Performers:

Saturday, June 14, 2014

  • Dianne Reeves
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Celebrating George Duke: Starring Al Jarreau and Stanley Clarke w/ Ndugu Chancler, Paul Jackson, Jr., Byron Miller, Greg Phillinganes, Josie James, Lil John Roberts. John Beasley, music director
  • Kenny Barron with special guest Ravi Coltrane
  • Arturo Sandoval Big Band
  • Allen Stone
  • Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 featuring Henry Butler and Steven Bernstein
  • Tia Fuller
  • The New Jump Blues featuring Antonio ‘Huggy Bear’ Fargas
  • The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All City Jazz Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas

Sunday, June 15, 2014

  • George Benson with special guest Earl Klugh
  • Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn and Eric Harland: PRISM
  • Fantasia
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith “In the Beginning” Octet
  • José James
  • Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars
  • Jon Batiste and Stay Human
  • James Cotton Blues Band with special guest Big Jay McNeely
  • Los Amigos Invisibles
  • Esperanza High School Band under the direction of Brad Davis

Schedule is current at time of publication but is subject to change.

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