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Hollywood Bowl's Summer Lineup Announced With Janelle Monáe, Robyn Performing

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It may only be February, but that doesn't mean we can't start planning ahead for those awesome outdoor summer concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. The venue released today their summer series lineup with L.A. Philharmonic, Janelle Monáe, Robyn, and Röyksopp on the list. Get ready to drink some wine and prep your picnic baskets for some music under the stars.

Here are some of the highlights from the lineup:

June 22: Janelle Monáe, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, and Roman GianArthur

June 29: Röyksopp & Robyn (additional artists TBA)

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July 2 - July 4: July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

July 9: To Ella With Love with the Count Basie Orchestra and special guests Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Yuna, and Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

July 13: Grease Sing-A-Long

July 18 - July 19: Dreamworks Animation in Concert - Celebrating 20 Years with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and host Jack Black

July 20: Reggae Night XIII with Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, and Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band

Aug. 6: Herbie Hancock with Orchestra

Aug. 8 - Aug. 9: Gladys Knight and Kool & the Gang

Aug. 10: Glen Hansard, Iron & Wine (additional artists TBA)

Aug. 20: Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On with John Legend, Sharon

Aug. 22 - Aug. 24: The Beatles' 50th at the Bowl

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Sept. 5 to Sept. 6: Elvis Costello and Ben Folds with L.A. Phil Harmonic

Sept. 20: Sing-A-Long Sound of Music

Sept. 21: Caetano Veloso, Andrew Bird, Devendra Banhart, and DJ Frosty

You can see the full lineup here.

Series subscriptions are on sale now. Single tickets go on sale on May 4 at 10 a.m. in-person at the Hollywood Bowl, on the Hollywood Bowl website,, or by phone at (323) 850-2000 or (800) 745-3000. If you are a KCRW subscriber, you can get 20 percent off selected seats as part of their Fringe Benefits program.

Subscribers get priority seating, discounts, and can purchase tickets before the general public. For more information on how to subscribe, visit the Hollywood Bowl website.