Hollywood Bowl

2301 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
323-850-2000
Best Of

Details

  • Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Prix Fixe
Cradled in the Hollywood Hills, this historic amphitheater opened in 1922 and has been the longtime summertime home of the L.A. Philharmonic and, since 1991, the resident Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. You know you've arrived when you've played the joint -- the Bowl has hosted performances by Duke Ellington, the Beatles, Billie Holiday, Jimi Hendrix, the Arcade Fire, Love, Igor Stravinsky, Aretha Franklin, Oasis, the Doors, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Fred Astaire, Pink Floyd, Louie Armstrong, the Rolling Stones, Vladimir Horowitz, Judy Garland, the Seeds, John Fogerty, Frank Zappa, Barbra Streisand, Little Richard, the Carpenters, the Who, Johnny Cash, Cheap Trick and Ella Fitzgerald, among many others. The Bowl's iconic band shell has evolved over the decades, growing bigger and better during a 2004 makeover. Fans are encouraged to picnic in the Bowl and surrounding areas, and food is also available from Patina. However, parking is a major drawback. There is a limited amount of parking at the Bowl, and much of it is stacked. It's easier to shuttle, take the bus or subway, or walk over from other parts of Hollywood than to brave the infamous Highland Avenue traffic meltdowns that often occur at Bowl concerts, especially during rush hour. Ticket prices range from $1 for bench seats in the back to hundreds of dollars for box seats up front. No smoking. All ages.

Related Stories (102)

  • The Go-Go's Go Again
    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:50 a.m. by Brett Callwood

    When L.A. new-wavers The Go-Go’s announced that they were embarking on their farewell tour in 2016, many fans misread that as meaning they were calling it quits for good as a band. In fact, “farewell tour” simply meant a “farewell t...

  • Bánh Mì and Street Tacos Come to the Hollywood Bowl via the Lucques Group
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:50 a.m. by Chelsee Lowe

    Opening night at the Hollywood Bowl is around the corner, and guests this year have something extra to get excited about. James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and business partner Caroline Styne (Luques, A.O.C., Tavern) have ...

  • How Pasadena Police Responded to One of Van Halen's Epic Backyard Parties (BOOK EXCERPT)
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 4:39 a.m. by Jason Roche

    Van Halen has been making music blog headlines in 2015 for mostly controversial reasons. Whether it’s the grumpy interview Eddie Van Halen gave to Billboard earlier this year or the reviews chastising David Lee Roth’s inconsistent p...

  • L.A.'s 50 Best Music Venues
    Monday, June 15, 2015 at 5 a.m. by LA Weekly

    There's hardly any debate that L.A. has the best music scene in America. But when it comes to venues in which to hear that music played live, we are equally blessed. Whether you're preferred concert-going experience is a sweaty dive...

Load More Articles
View All

More American Restaurants in Hollywood/East Hollywood

View All

More American Restaurants in Los Angeles

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >