The Hollywood Bowl is back and kicked off its season with the beginning of  KCRW’s World Festival. CLICK HERE to read a review on by one of our staff writers. See below for a list of shows participating in the event which runs thru September 25, 2021.


2021 KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl Schedule

Sunday, July 18, 2021, 7:00pm: (Kamasi Washington, Earl Sweatshirt, with host Anne Litt) Kamasi Washington brings ambitious scale to bear on jazz history, and Earl Sweatshirt gets personal. Anne Litt hosts.

Sunday, August 1, 2021, 7:00pm: (Reggae Night XIX – Ziggy Marley, Wailing Souls. with host Travis Holcombe) Ziggy Marley and Wailing Souls turn the Bowl red, gold and green for Reggae Night XIX. Travis Holcombe hosts.

Saturday, September 18, 2021, 8:00pm Brittany Howard, Jamila Woods, Georgia Anne Muldrow with host Novena Carmel) The Alabama Shakes singer steps out with definitively modern soul, while Jamila Woods and Georgia Anne Muldrow show off their visions for R&B. Novena Carmel will host

Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 8:00pm (James Blake, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Thomas Wilkins, conductor, with host Anthony Valadez) Singer and producer James Blake expands his unique – and emotionally bracing – electronic music with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra conducted by Thomas Wilkins. Anthony Valadez will host.

CLICK HERE to view the calendar for the entire Hollywood Bowl 2021 summer season; Tickets will be available online at or via phone at 323.850.2000;

•Subscriptions for current subscribers only are on sale now, Tuesday, May 11, 2021
•“Create Your Own” 3-concert packages will be available May 25, 2021
•The Hollywood Bowl Box Office opens for single ticket sales Tuesday, June 1, 2021

If you have never attended a KCRW’s annual World Festival event at the Hollywood Bowl, it’s fantastic. One of our writers featured the Reggae Night on our sister site EatTravelGo.comCLICK HERE for direct link (Stories Section, Arts Page, under Reviews) to read about this annual event.

Masks are required indoors and recommended at all times when not in your seat. Please bring a mask to the concert. CLICK HERE for the Hollywood Bowl’s updated safety protocols. The Hollywood Bowl will continue to update its policies based on guidelines from Los Angeles County.