Los Angeles Music + Dance

Hollywood Bowl photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Nothing says summer in LA quite like a performance at the Hollywood Bowl.

Ford Theatres 
Aug. 4 Brasil 70: Samba/Soul/Resistance.
Aug. 5 Big World Fun: TaikoProject; 7th Annual Flypoet Summer Classic.
Aug. 6 Youssou N’Dour.
Aug. 7 Jam Session: Bollywood Dance.
Aug. 11 James Vincent McMorrow.
Aug. 12 Big World Fun: Kutturan Chamoru Foundation; Pacífico Dance Company.
Aug. 14 Jam Session: Line Dance.
Aug. 18 The Music Center on Location: Aszure Barton’s Awáa.
Aug. 19 The Music Center on Location: An Evening With Jacob Jonas the Company and Tim Hecker.
Aug. 20 The Music Center on Location: Northern Stars, an Evening With Rufus Wainwright.
Aug. 21 Jam Session: Caribbean Dance.
Aug. 25 Síntesis & Dayren Santamaria.
Aug. 26 WordTheatre’s In the Cosmos: Where We Come From, Where We Are and Where We Are Going.
Aug. 27 Thelma Houston: My Motown, Memories & More.
Aug. 28 Jam Session: Salsa Dance.
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E., Hollywood, 323.461.3673. fordtheatres.org

The Forum 
Aug. 4 Barry Manilow.
Aug. 5 Slayer.
Aug. 8-9 Lady Gaga.
Aug. 10, 12 Neil Diamond.
Aug. 31 OneRepublic.
3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, 310.330.7300. livenation.com

Greek Theatre 
Aug. 2 Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie.
Aug. 10 Steve Miller Band With Peter Frampton.
Aug. 11 The Avett Brothers With Dr. John & the Nite Trippers.
Aug. 12 Straight No Chaser; Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox.
Aug. 13 Deep Purple; Alice Cooper.
Aug. 14 Bryson Tiller.
Aug. 15-16 Sam Hunt.
Aug. 19 Midnight Oil.
Aug. 24 Slightly Stoopid.
Aug. 25 The Australian Pink Floyd Show.
Aug. 26 Moein.
Aug. 27 Toto; Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo.
Aug. 30 Foreigner With Cheap Trick.
2700 N. Vermont Ave., Griffith Park, L.A., 323.665.5857. greektheatrela.com

Hollywood Bowl 
Aug. 1 Mirga & La Mer, featuring Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, pianist Beatrice Rana.
Aug. 2 The Brian Setzer Orchestra, JD McPherson.
Aug. 3 L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Vasily Petrenko, trumpeter Tamás Pálfalvi.
Aug. 4-5 Raiders of the Lost Ark—in Concert, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor David Newman.
Aug. 6 Belle and Sebastian; Spoon; Kristin Kontrol. Aug. 8 All-Mendelssohn, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Karina Canellakis, violinist Martin Chalifour.
Aug. 9 Gente de Zona; Angélique Kidjo’s Tribute to Salsa; The Pedrito Martinez Group; special guest Pedrito Martinez.
Aug. 10 All-Vivaldi, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Nicholas McGegan, violinist Simone Porter, Pacific Chorale.
Aug. 11-12 Diana Krall, featuring Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductors Thomas Wilkins and Alan Broadbent.
Aug. 13 Chris Botti; Jewel, featuring Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins.
Aug. 14 Incubus; Jimmy Eat World; Judah the Lion.
Aug. 15 Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Krzysztof Urbanski, pianist Behzod Abduraimov.
Aug. 16 Jill Scott; Robert Glasper Experiment.
Aug. 17 Gershwin Under the Stars, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Bramwell Tovey, pianist Aaron Diehl.
Aug. 18-19 Tchaikovsky Spectacular With Fireworks, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Bramwell Tovey, USC Trojan Marching Band.
Aug. 20 Sweet Summer Jazz With Dave Koz and Larry Graham.
Aug. 22 The Planets With Dudamel, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, violinist Pekka Kuusisto, Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.
Aug. 23 Herbie Hancock; Kamasi Washington.
Aug. 24 Dudamel & Mozart’s Requiem, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Master Chorale.
Aug. 25 Gipsy Kings.
Aug. 26 Bryan Ferry With Orchestra; Cécile McLorin Salvant.
Aug. 27 Pink Martini Featuring China Forbes and Storm Large; Charo.
Aug. 29 Joshua Bell & the L.A. Phil.
Aug. 30 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; St. Paul & The Broken Bones; Lake Street Dive.
Aug. 31 All-Beethoven, featuring L.A. Philharmonic, conductor Bramwell Tovey, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.850.2000. hollywoodbowl.com 

Microsoft Theater
Aug. 13 Rastak Music Group.
Aug. 16 Bring It! Live.
Aug. 26 Noche De Recuerdos.
Aug. 27 Shreya Ghoshal.
777 Chick Hearn Court, downtown, 213.763.6020. microsofttheater.com

Shrine Auditorium
Aug. 9-10 Alt-J.
Aug. 11 Hans Zimmer Live on Tour.
Aug. 12 Soulection Experience With Smino, Steve Lacy, Sabrina Claudio, SiR.
Aug. 17 Willie Nelson & Family.
Aug. 24 Die Antwoord.
665 W. Jefferson Blvd., L.A., 213.748.5116. shrineauditorium.com

Staples Center
Aug. 6, 8-9 Kendrick Lamar With Travis Scott and D.R.A.M.
Aug. 10-12 Ed Sheeran.
Aug. 19-20 KCON.
Aug. 26 Mega Summer Concert, featuring Arcángel and more.
1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 213.742.7100. staplescenter.com

The Theatre at Ace Hotel 
Aug. 8-9 Tim and Eric Awesome Show 10-Year Anniversary.
Aug. 10-13 Sundance NEXT FEST.
Aug. 17-18 NPR’s Ask Me Another.
Aug. 19 Demetri Martin.
Aug. 22 Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour.
929 S. Broadway, downtown, 213.623.3233. acehotel.com

Hollywood Bowl photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.