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The First 100 Years

An audio podcast and walking tour through Bowl history – from Highland Avenue to the back benches, from 1922 to today.

MUSIC BUILDS COMMUNITY

This simple but revolutionary idea inspired Angelenos 100 years ago to build a welcoming home for music, unlike any in the world. The Hollywood Bowl of 2022 is their dream made manifest. Celebrate—with us—the Bowl’s first 100 summers. Imagine—with us—a new century of musical memories just waiting to be made.

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REMARKABLE STORIES, POWERFUL IMAGES

HOLLYWOOD BOWL: THE FIRST 100 YEARS

Ten theme-based chapters, moving fluidly through time, tell the Bowl’s story through first-hand accounts and rarely seen photographs.

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SOUND OF SUMMER NIGHTS

THE FIRST 100 YEARS OF MUSIC VINYL BOX SET

A stunning collection of seven LPs including nearly 100 years of music from the Hollywood Bowl, featuring classical, pop, rock, film music, jazz, Broadway, and selections from the American Songbook.

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Show us your bowl

Take a look at some of the beautiful pieces of art inspired by the Hollywood Bowl. Join in by using the hashtag #HollywoodBowl100

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Support the Bowl

For 100 years, the Hollywood Bowl has been more than simply a venue. It as an experience and a tradition treasured by Southern California families of all backgrounds. Help ensure the not-for-profit Hollywood Bowl remains open, accessible, and extraordinary for 100 years to come.

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