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Hollywood Bowl

2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Just stepped off a flight from the east coast and attended the concert with John Williams. We had seats towards the back/ top of the Bowl. The sound was excellent and you can see everything that was going on around you. I liked that they allow you to bring in a cooler bag, with virtually no restrictions. We parked about... More

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Northridge
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

It's true that the closer seats will afford you a better view, but from all the seats the sound is great! And with the big screens, you can see the performers' faces and it's similar to being up front. We sat almost all the way up top to see the Independence Day Extravaganza and it was super!! The walk up... More

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Torquay,devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

on the face of it not very exciting, but the overwhelming sense of history, of all the acts that have appeared is spine tingling. The sheer size of the auditorium is awe inspiring, as is the climb to the top. A trip for a cool day.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We've been going to shows at the Hollywood Bowl every summer for many years now. Last weekend we went to the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles 1964 appearance at the Bowl. We had a four person box just in front of the front-of-house sound mix position. The on site catering from Patina Group delivered our dinners in a timely manner... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I have grown up at the Hollywood Bowl, worked there as a young man, and have always had the utmost respect and fondness for the performances and tributes I have had the fortune to attend at this lovely venue. But the travesty that was the "50th Anniversary Tribute To The Beatles etc." I had the misfortune to attend last Saturday... More

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Santa Monica, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I had been looking forward to this event for months, it had the promise of a spectacular tribute to an iconic band. Sadly it feel so short I am still aggitated! The performers were fine in their own right, but not for this. The special guest vocalist were Dave Stewarts children….not what I paid to watch! This whole production was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Went to the Hollywood Bowl last Sunday for a Beatles tribute - great show...but here are some bowl tips - park in upper Terrance for 5 bucks extra - makes the nightmare stack parking exit much more bearable...also, flag down assistance for the older folks in your party unless you have the very best lower seats - the hill up... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

2 great artists like this and they play a great show yet the HB has some major issues. Your beverage and food service is horrid. You miss an entire bands set for one drink. There is no reason it should take 1.5 to 3 minutes per person to get 1 or 2 beers. Slow staff and antiquated facilities. Also, you... More

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Studio City
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

You're probably heard of Annie Lenox from The Eurythmics, but perhaps you know less about her partner, Dave Stewart. The reason for his relative anonymity, became apparent Friday night, as he butchered a tribute to the iconic band, "The Beatles", who performed at the Bowl 50 years ago. You'd think such a noteworthy occasion would bring all kinds of talented... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Very disappointing. I certainly expected a higher standard from the Bowl. It looked to be an opportunity for Dave Stewart to promote and showcase his family. Mr. Stewart is definitely not an inspired emcee and his singing ability seemed to me to be very weak. Sadly I found the whole show to be flat and rather amateurish.

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