Kamasi Washington and Herbie Hancock and curate 2023 Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival

Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival 2023

Co-curators for the 43rd annual event are iconic jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and Los Angeles’ jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington. Washington will also perform at the fest in a lineup that also includes Leon Bridges, Samara Joy and Soul Rebels with Big Freedia and more happening June 17-18.

Arsenio Hall will once again host the festival, which also features West Coast Get Down, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Poncho Sanchez, Aziza, Soul Rebels with Big Freedia, Lionel Loueke and Gretchen Parlato, Boukman Eksperyans, Butcher Brown, Andrew Gouché and Prayze Connection.

The annual two-day festival, formerly known as the Playboy Jazz Fest, will take place over Father’s Day weekend June 17-18. Single tickets will go on sale March 14 when a full lineup will also be released at hollywoodbowl.com.  Two-day packages available  to 2023 subscribers Tuesday, February 7th.

Kamasi Washington • Leon Bridges • West Coast Get Down • St. Paul and The Broken Bones • Digable Planets • Poncho Sanchez • Aziza • Soul Rebels with Big Freedia • Samara Joy • Lionel Loueke and Gretchen Parlato • Boukman Eksperyans • Butcher Brown • Andrew Gouché and Prayze Connection • Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance Ensemble at UCLA • The Cardinal Divas of SC • LACHSA Jazz • LAUSD Beyond the Bell All-City Jazz Band

Arsenio Hall, host

…additional names to be announced!


Author: HBTips