The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and KCRW will continue their longtime partnership for the 2022 KCRW Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The six shows during the historic Hollywood Bowl centenary season feature an eclectic line-up of artists – see below for a full upcoming list. These are fantastic concerts CLICK HERE to read a review for the Reggae Night by one of our music writers on our sister site  

The Hollywood Bowl lights up in green, gold and red for its annual Reggae Night; Photo by Richard Bilow; courtesy of LAArtParty

KCRW’s long-standing partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association for KCRW Festival at the Hollywood Bowl embodies the adventurous musical spirit of both organizations by featuring artists from a wide array of genres. Hundreds of artists have performed at the iconic venue as a result including Adele, Arcade Fire, Ben Harper, Bon Iver, Brittany Howard, Caetano Veloso, Cesaria Evora, Café Tacvba, David Byrne, Erykah Badu, Gary Clark Jr., Goldfrapp, Hot Chip, Hugh Masekela, James Blake, Kamasi Washington, Lauryn Hill, M83, Massive Attack, Miriam Makeba, Natalia Lafourcade, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Os Mutantes, Ray LaMontagne, Sade, Solange, Spoon, Sufjan Stevens, The Flaming Lips, The Pixies, Underworld, Willie Nelson, Yo Yo Ma, Yola, Yoko Ono, Zero 7 with Sia, and many more.

Here is a lineup of upcoming shows:
Sunday, July 24, 2022, at 7:00pm – A.R. Rahman
Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 7:00pm – Polo & Pan, Parcels
Sunday, August 14, 2022, at 7:00pm – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Durand Jones & The Indications, Celisse
Sunday, August 21, 2022, at 7:00pm – Flying Lotus and Hiatus Kaiyote with Orchestra, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 7:00pm – Reggae Night XX, UB40, The Original Wailers featuring Al Anderson, Maxi Priest, Big Mountain
Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 7:00pm – Grace Jones, CHVRCHES

Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2022 summer season will be available online at or via phone at (323) 850-2000. Programs, artists, prices, and dates are subject to change. Ticket limits may apply.

COVID PROTOCOLS: Following the health guidelines set forth by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, guests attending events at the Hollywood Bowl are currently required to have proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours (PCR) or 24 hours (Antigen) of the concert. Mask wearing will be required for all attendees unless actively eating or drinking. The Hollywood Bowl will continue to receive public health guidelines from Los Angeles County and as policies evolve over the summer, more information can be found here.

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