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SummerSounds 2014

SummerSounds is a fun-filled, four-week series of lively concerts combined with art workshops. Join our dynamic hosts as they lead you on a journey to discover music, dance and art from cultures around the world.

Situated in the intimate setting of the Hollywood Bowl Museum patio, SummerSounds features four different programs, each highlighting a distinct music tradition – a new show every week! Two performances daily.


Week 1: Jul 7-11

Traditional Irish Music
with Chicago Reel

Celebrating the spirit of Ireland and step dancing, this collective of internationally renowned artists – fiddle, banjo, guitar, keyboard, vocals and a duo of step dancers – performs riveting jigs and reels with heel-stomping energy.

Week 2: Jul 14-18

Classical Indian to Bollywood Music
with MKM Bollystars

Featuring the unique sounds, colors and movement of India, this music-and-dance ensemble gives an exciting look at India’s culture, from north to south, from yesterday to today.

Week 3: Jul 21-25

West African Music
with Babá Ken Okulolo & the Nigerian Brothers

With enchanting voices and a harmonious mix of acoustic and electric instruments, these musicians perform a program ranging from West African folk melodies to ’50s and ’60s highlife music, with vivacious soul and infectious grooves.

Week 4: Jul 28 – Aug 1

Salsa and Latin Jazz
with The Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Ensemble

With percolating percussion, catchy refrains and fiery arrangements, this ensemble dances through Latin music with tantalizing Afro-Cuban rhythms and a passion for fun.

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Music Performances & Art Workshops

$15 per person (age 2 and up) / $12 per person when purchasing all four programs*

*must purchase through Audience Services at 323.850.2000 or at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office to receive discount.

Select the 10am Music Performance with 11:15am Art Workshop or 11:15am Music Performance with 10am Art Workshop.

Music performances and art workshops each run 40-45 minutes.
Programs, artists, prices and dates are subject to change.

Bring A Group

Groups of 10 or more coming to the same performance pay a discounted rate of $10 per person. Groups will not be seated until the entire group has arrived.

Box Office Hours for SummerSounds Concerts

For SummerSounds Sales and Will Call Pick-Up Only
Monday through Friday: 9am - 11:30am