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The Boss – Diana Ross at Hollywood Bowl

The first time I saw Diana Ross perform I was in high school. Her set at the Universal Amphitheater back then ended with an enthralling version of “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand).” I was so amped up that when … Continue reading

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Pet Sounds at The Hollywood Bowl

Last night was a historical night for music lovers in Los Angeles. Brian Wilson played The Hollywood Bowl to a sold-out crowd, but this wasn’t a Beach Boys concert.  Wilson played the entirety of Pet Sounds, and rounded out the set … Continue reading

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2001: A Space Odyssey / Hollywood Bowl, 8/18/15

Sitting under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl was the ideal setting for experiencing Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by conductor Brad Lubman, gave a stellar performance of the … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Bugs Bunny At The Symphony This Weekend At Hollywood Bowl

This weekend, the LA Philharmonic will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of a favorite local tradition – classic WB cartoons on screen with a live orchestra providing the soundtrack. This show’s played the Bowl about 20 times through the years, … Continue reading

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Bye, Summer.

People who live someplace other than Los Angeles think it’s summer here, year-round. They are almost right; everyone hates us because of our near-perfect “Mediterranean” weather. But it’s over. I noticed it exactly on August 26. The color of the … Continue reading

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B.B. King and Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Hollywood Bowl

All photos by Billy Bennight for The Los Angeles Beat With a last minute call I got the opportunity to witness something I thought would not ever happen for me. I would see B. B. King, the legendary Blues master, … Continue reading

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Live Review: Neville Bros., Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave., Roddie Romero & The Hub City All Stars – Hollywood Bowl

These roughly annual New Orleans nights at the Bowl are becoming one of my favorite LA traditions, an opportunity to see an Angeleno crowd get off its collective behind and wave some handkerchiefs in the air. Classic Louisiana music typically … Continue reading

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Live Review: A Celebration of Miles Davis At The Hollywood Bowl

The Bowl’s 2012 jazz season kicked off on Wednesday with a tribute to the work of Miles Davis, presenting three contrasting yet complementary sets performed by at least five generations of musicians. Some were Davis’ former band members, the others … Continue reading

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