August 2, 2012
MUSIC Live it up with the whole family at the very first Pixar concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Enjoy clips of your favorite Pixar animated films including the "Toy Story" trilogy, "Cars," "Finding Nemo," "The Incredibles," "Wall-E," Up," and more while an orchestra performs the scores live. The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Fri. Ticket prices vary. (323) 850-2000. http://www.hollywoodbowl.com.
July 12, 2012
MOVIES A "Grease" singalong? Tell me more, tell me more. The classic Travolta/Newton-John tale of jovial teenage shenanigans is an institution, and it screens on the Bowl's big projections while audiences are encouraged to slick back their pompadours and don their poodle skirts. Summer loving is all but guaranteed. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., L.A. 8:30 p.m. Sat. $9-$75. hollywoodbowl.com
September 16, 2010
Phoenix is so casually precise in its pop that its pleasures have a way of sneaking up on just about anyone. Although the joys of Phoenix have long been kind of nerdy — its best asset is its production, the synth pads building in the back of a song, the gentle, funky guitars as tight as a well-made bed — the band successfully translates them on a very big stage. "1901" is built on a massive, ravey synthesizer stab, and "Lisztomania" has a sock-hop eagerness. At the Hollywood Bowl with the celestial acid-folk harmonies of Grizzly Bear and the Roy Orbison-indebted guitar jangle of Girls.
January 15, 2014 |
After bringing his shimmering brand of old-school pizazz to the Super Bowl, Bruno Mars will head back out on the road. The performer will launch the next leg of his current Moonshine Jungle tour with a 40-date trek across North America. Pharrell , who coolly ruled 2013 and has a slot at Coachella this year, is s et to support Mars on a handful of dates. Aloe Blacc , whose star power go t a jolt of lightning courtesy of Avicii's “Wake Me Up,” will largely support Mars on the road.