Eddie Izzard, Chaka Khan Among Artists Added to Hollywood Bowl 2011 Summer Season



Eddie Izzard, Stripped to the Bowl
Hailed as one of the foremost stand-ups of his generation, Emmy-winning comic genius Eddie Izzard makes Hollywood Bowl history with Stripped to the Bowl, the first-ever all-comedy presentation at the iconic venue. (Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00 pm)

Totally 80s Hollywood Bowl
Back by popular demand, Totally 80s Hollywood Bowl celebrates the decade of new sounds, new looks and some of the best pop music ever made. Hosted by Berlin frontwoman, Teri Nunn, Totally 80s Hollywood Bowl features 80s luminaries The Human League, the B-52s, The Fixx and Berlin. (Friday, September 2 at 7:30 pm)

2011 KCRW's World Festival series concludes with The National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten
In an evening of triumphant, powerful and poetic rock music, three American artists celebrate the collective spirit and resolve of the nation under the stars of the summer sky. (Sunday, September 11 at 7:00 pm)


Towa Tei, Buffalo Daughter and Taiko Center of Los Angeles directed by Rev. Tom Kurai join previously announced artists Yellow Magic Orchestra and Cibo Matto on KCRW's World Festival series Big in Japan. (Sunday, June 26 at 7:00 pm)

Shreya Ghoshal, special guest added to KCRW's World Festival series Journey to India with A.R. Rahman and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Sunday, July 10 at 7:00 pm)

Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Bombino, and The Soul Seekers join previously announced artists Rocky Dawuni and Ceci Bastida on KCRW's World Festival series Global Soul with Rickey Minor, Stevie Wonder and friends. (Sunday, July 24 at 7:00 pm)

Special guest Ras Michael joins Reggae Night X and previously announced artists for Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley Salute Legends of Reggae with special guests, Toots Hibbert and Mighty Diamonds. (Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 pm)

Bobby Caldwell, Shelia E., Larry Graham and Graham Central Station join previously announced artists Dave Koz & Friends and Spyro Gyra on Smooth Summer Jazz. (Sunday, August 14 at 6:00 pm)

Chaka Khan added to previously announced artists Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Cassandra Wilson, and special guests on Joni's Jazz. (Wednesday, August 17 at 8:00 pm)

Arturo Sandoval & the LA All Star Big Band join previously announced artists Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® featuring Omara Portuondo, Ninety Miles featuring Stefon Harris, David Sanchez and Christian Scott. (Wednesday, August 24 at 8:00 pm)

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman makes a special appearance to narrate Williams' Suite from The Reivers on John Williams: Maestro of the Movies. (Friday & Saturday, August 26 & 27 at 8:30 pm)

Mike Patton, Ed Droste, Victoria Legrand and Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus) added to the Serge Gainsbourg Tribute with previously announced artists Jean Claude Vannier,
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and special guests Beck, China Forbes, Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl. (Sunday, August 28 at 7:00 pm)

The Brothers Johnson, Richard Bona, and Alfredo Rodriguez added to previously announced artists The Quincy Jones Band featuring The Global Gumbo All-Stars & Friends, Patti Austin, Nikki Yanofsky and special guests. (Wednesday, September 7 at 8:00 pm)

For a complete calendar, visit http://www.hollywoodbowl.com

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