Playboy Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Los Angeles, California USA
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Playboy Jazz Festival
Tickets: (01) 310-449-4070

Festival Description

The Playboy Jazz Festival is held in the newly renovated Hollywood Bowl with an all-new band shell. You can see the action close-up on big-screen monitors, day and night. The two-day event is hosted by perennial Master of Ceremonies, comedian and jazz aficionado Bill Cosby. Playboy Jazz Festival maintains its grand tradition of diversity, mixing tremendously talented name acts and cutting edge artists. With sounds from around the globe, this event is a multi-cultural extravaganza.

Festival Dates June 15 - 16, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • George Lopez - Master of Ceremonies
  • George Duke
  • Jeffrey Osborne
  • Naturally 7
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Angelique Kidjo
  • Hugh Masekela
  • Ole Coltrane featuring Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band
  • James Carter
  • Gordon Goodwin’s Beig Phat Band
  • Lee
  • Ritenour
  • Gregory Porter
  • Robert Glasper Experiment
  • Grace Kelly Quintet
  • Phil Woods
  • Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariaxne Trujillo
  • Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Ensemle


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