The Hollywood Bowl, one of the world’s premier outdoor music venues and the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, was honored as the Amphitheater of the Decade winner last night at the 32nd annual Pollstar Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CALIFORNIA.

The award celebrates the Amphitheater which showcased superior talent pool, effective promotion, quality production values ​​and staff, exemplary fan and artist experience, and consistent box office success over the course of the last decade. Previously, the Hollywood Bowl received fifteen times the award for Best Outdoor Concert Hall by Pollstar. This year’s honor affirms the Hollywood Bowl as a premier destination for artists and audiences.

Renowned for its exquisite setting, the Hollywood Bowl hosts a wide range of artists, from classical and jazz to rock and reggae to iconic film music and special musical theater presentations. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association recently announced the 2021 Hollywood Bowl summer season, marking its long-awaited return following the cancellation of its 2020 summer season due to the pandemic.

The LA Phil will offer more than 50 performances, including 14 concerts with the musical and artistic director Gustavo Dudamel, and shows featuring Viola Davis, Christina aguilera, Kamasi Washington, Sweat Earl, Ledisi, Cynthia Erivo, Ziggy Marley, Weeping souls, Dave koz, Tower of Power, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Ray Chen, Aaron Diehl, HER, Carlos Vives, Yo-yo mom, Brittany Howard, St. Vincent, Spoon and James blake, as well as the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra conducted by Thomas Wilkins, and many others.

The LA Phil’s special presentations include the 4th of July fireworks show with Kool & the Gang, movie nights with live orchestra including for the first time anywhere, Black Panther in concert from Marvel Studios, Bramwell Tovey leading the LA Phil in the annual Tchaikovsky fireworks show, La Foul à Rio! with Sergio Mendes and carnival dancers, Club Quarantine with D-Nice and special guests, John williams direct three nights of his iconic film music, and Herbie Hancock, the LA Phil’s Creative Chair for Jazz, appearing for another magical night at the Bowl.

The Live Nation-Hewitt Silva team also brings a team of stars to the Bowl. The 2021 season, so far, features performances from icons such as Daryl Room & John oates, Alanis Morrissette, Burna Boy, The neighborhood, Andrea Bocelli, Jonah Brothers, and Mort & Company. Summer 2022 promises to be spectacular with Russ, Matchbox Twenty, Steely Dan, Steve winwood, Street boys, New Order and Pet Shop Boys already confirmed.

Over the past decade, the Hollywood Bowl has hosted countless superstars performing for millions of fans, including: Aerosmith, Andra’s Day, Anita Baker, AR Rahman, BB King, Barbra streisand, Beck, Ben bends, Ben harper, Billie Eilish, Black Sabbath, Blondie, Blue Man Group, Brandi Carlile, Bryan Ferry, boyfriend guy, Café Tacvba, Carlos santana, Chaka Khan, Chance the Rapper, Chicago, Chrissie Hynde, Coldplay, Common, Culture Club, Cyndi lauper, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, David Gray, Death Cab for Cutie, Depeche Mode, Diana krall, Diana ross, Dixie chicks, Dolly parton, Duran Duran, Earth, Air and Fire, Ed sheeran, Elvis Costello, Erykah Badu, Fleet Fox, Fleetwood Mac, Gary Clark, Jr., George clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Gladys Chevalier, Gloria Estefan, Harry connick, Jr., Heart, Hugh jackman, Itzhak Perlman, Jack Black, Jack johnson, Janelle Monae, Janet Jackson, Jeff Beck, Jeff Lynneis ELO, Jennifer hudson, Jimmy Cliff, Jean Fogerty, John legend, Josh groban, Joshua Bell, Juanes, Kanye west, Katy Perry, Kenny connects, Kraftwerk, Kristin chenoweth, Lang lang, Leslie Odom, Jr., Lionel richie, Liza Minnelli, Lizzo, Bordeaux 5, Mary J. Blige, Melissa Etheridge, Michael mcdonald, Mrs. Lauryn Hill, Norah jones, Patti Austin, Paul Simon, Peter Frampton, Peter Gabriel, Phish, Pixies, Queen latifah, Randy Newman, Rod stewart, Seal, Seth Mac Farlane, Sheryl Raven, Robinson smoke, Solange, Steve martin, Prick, Taylor Swift, The Cure, The Go-Go’s, The Roots, The War on Drugs, The Who, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Tony Bennett, Vampire Weekend, Van Halen, Van Morrison, Willie nelson, Yefim Bronfman, and Yuja wang.

The Pollstar Awards recognize the best of the global concert industry. The awards are voted on by peers and the winners are determined by Pollstar’s international readership.

Tickets for the entire 2021 Hollywood Bowl summer season are on sale now. Tickets are available for purchase at hollywoodbowl.com, thanks to the new update Hollywood Bowl app, in person at Hollywood Bowl Box Office (in the Plaza, in front of the main door), or by phone at 323 850 2000 (noon to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday). Ticket assistance is available by contacting [email protected].