Every summer the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles puts on a series of concerts in the their amazing outdoor venue. This is a short list of interesting concerts. The classical shows in the middle of the week are always a great experience but usually do not need much advance for ticket purchases.
Tip: To avoid driving their check out availability of their park and ride bus service.
1. James Taylor, June 7th – http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/lease-event-james-taylor/2014-06-07 (Added another show June 8th)
2. Steve Martin(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl9GOLf9HcY) and Fireworks, Jul 2, Jul3 and Jul 4 – http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/july-4th-fireworks-spectacular-steve-martin-and-steep-canyon-rangers-featuring-edie-bricke-0
3. Dreamworks Animation w Orchestra – Jul 18th, Jul 19th – http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/dreamworks-animation-concert-celebrating-20-years/2014-07-18
4. John Williams – Aug 29th, Aug 30th – http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/john-williams-maestro-of-movies/2014-08-29
5. John Legend sings Marvin Gaye, Aug 20th – http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/marvin-gayes-whats-going-on-john-legend/2014-08-20