The LA Phil announced a partial list of the musical acts that will appear at the Playboy Jazz Festival on June 9th and 10th at the Hollywood Bowl.
Charles Lloyd & the Marvels (Julian Lage, Greg Leisz, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland) with singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams; Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin; Tower of Power; the Count Basie Orchestra led by Scotty Barnhart; Kneebody; and Daymé Arocena will help celebrate the 40th anniversary. George Lopez will host the 2-day event for his 6th time.
The Playboy Jazz Festival announcement is a sure sign of the new year and that summer is on the way.
The complete lineup (along with tickets sales) will be announced on February 21st. More info can be found at the Hollywood Bowl website.