About Janelle Monae
Monae is an American soul musician, R&B and record producer born in Kansas City, Kansas in 1985. She released her first Extended Play ‘Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase)’ which was rated 115 on the Billboard 200 in United States. She is signed to Bad Boys Records and Atlantic Records. With Bad Boy Records Monae released her first studio album ‘The Arch Android’ in 2010.
‘The Arch Android’ was a concept album which was a sequence to her first Extended Play. The album received very positive comments from critics and they applauded her work. The same album was nominated for 53rd Grammy Awards while at the same time one if its song ‘Tightrope’ was nominated for the Best Urban/Alternative Performance. ‘The Arch Android’ was rated 17 on the Billboard chart and proved to be very commercially successful album for Monae.
Her guest appearance on the song ‘We Are Young’ of the band Fun won her ranking at number 01 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. This was the first of her appearance in US Top 10 which brought to her a lot of fame and appreciation from music fans throughout the world. Her second album ‘The Electric Lady’ was released in 2013 and it was also acclaimed by critics of the field.
Her first single ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ from her popular hits album ‘The Electric Lady’ was made available for purchase at the iTunes store online in April 2013. This song secured 31,000 in terms of digital sales and gained 04 million YouTube views only within first week of its release. Monae performed along with Chic in London on the event of iTunes Festival in September 2013 and later performed with Stevie Wonder at Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.
The Venue – Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl is a well known amphitheater built in 1920. It is located in Hollywood Area of Los Angeles, California. The venue is extensively used for hosting music performances and cultural events. It is the home of Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and fully owned by the County of Los Angeles. Over a period of time, Hollywood Bowl has gone through many major renovation phases which was focused to keep the venue well maintained and also updating its gadgets as per the latest technology available. It has a huge capacity to accommodate big crowds during events organizes there and has a total seating capacity of 11,376.
Schedule and Ticketing
Janelle Monae’ concert is scheduled at Hollywood Bowl on Sunday June 22, 2014 at 07:00 pm. Tickets are available at the official website of Hollywood Bowl. Further, tickets can also be purchased through other online ticketing portals on the internet. If you are planning to schedule your visit to attend this wonderful event, you should move on fast to book your seats well before the concert date.
Reaching Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles. Driving directions are available at Bowl’ website. If you want to avoid driving yourself to the venue, hire 1800fly1800 is a good option in Los Angeles to go for.