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.


1800fly1800 GREAT BARRY GIBBS CONCERT At Hollywood Bowl


About Barry Gibbs

Barry Gibbs is the founding member of pop music group Bee Gees. It is one of the most successful group in the history of music industry. The group consists of the trio of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibbs. They have been a success throughout their music career which spreads over decades. However, their most successful period in music remained 1960s and 1970s. During this period they got famous both as Rock musicians and disco performers.

Barry Gibbs is not only a song writer and a musician but also an accomplished producer. Born in Isle of Man, he later lived in Manchester where he got himself attached to commercial music and formed his first music group named Rattlesnakes. Later this group was transformed into Bee Gees after the trio brothers shifted to Queensland, Australia. They moved back to England after they achieved worldwide recognition of their music and songs. Gibbs remained on Billboard Top 100 number ones for his song writing consecutively for many years. The Guinness Book of World Record named him as the second most successful song writer in the history of song writing.

Throughout his career in music which spreads over 50 years, his work is highly recognized all over the music industry. His name was inducted to the Songwriter Hall of Fame in 1994. He also received Brit award for his extra ordinary contribution to music. Further in recognition of his great work, he was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.

In 1969, Gibbs left the group Bee Gees and decided to carry on with his music passion as solo artist. Later the group reunited and undergo many phases of splitting and working together as well on various occasions.

About the Venue

Hollywood Bowl is a famous amphitheatre located ideally in Hollywood area of Los Angeles. It host hundred of events every year from concerts to theatre dramas among others. Hollywood Bowl is well known for its shape of band shell. It is located along the Hollywood hills while the famous ‘Hollywood’ Sign can be seen to the Northeast of the venue.

Is has gone through many renovation phases over a period of time from 1922 (opening) till now which has substantially improved and increased the seating capacity, the sound system and the overall ambiance of this famous venue. With its vast space for accommodating big crowds, Hollywood Bowl can provide a seating to over 17,376 people at a time.

Tickets and Schedule

Purchase of the Tickets for Gibbs concert can conveniently be done through internet. Many ticketing websites are offering the concert tickets online through their web portals. The official website of Hollywood Bowl could also be browsed to see various tickets options depending on the preferences you have to book your seat in a particular area of concert venue.

Reaching Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 North Highland Avenue Los Angeles. If you are using your own vehicle to reach the venue, the driving directions can be learned through google map. 1800fly1800 car service is another convenient way to reach the venue.

Herbie Hancock Concert at Hollywood Bowl August 06, 2014 at 08:00 pm


About Herbie Hancook

Hancock is an American Pianist, composer and bandleader while at the same time an accomplished keyboardist. Born on April 12, 1940, Hancock ‘ work in music elaborated the role of Jazz rhythm section and provided the basic architecture for post-bop sound. His most famous solo works are ‘Cantaloupe Island’, ‘Chameleon’, ‘Maiden Voyage’ and ‘Watermelon Man’. His 2007′ tribute album ‘River: The Joni Letters’ won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2008. This was the second  jazz album ever win this award after Getz/Gilberto.

Hancock was selected as UESCO Goodwill Ambassador  for promotion of intercultural Dialogue in 2011. He practices Buddhism and is a member of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist Association. As a part of his religious practice, he recites Nam Rengo Kyo (the Buddhist Chant) everyday.

He joined as a professor in the faculty of Department of Music in University of California Los Angeles in 2013 where he teaches Jazz Music. He is also named Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University in 2014. Under this title, a person will be giving a series of six lectures on poetry by elaborating it in the broadest sense through poetic expressions.

Hancock started learning classical music at a very early age. At the age of 11, he played at young people’ concert (1952) where his work was initially recognized. On the first time when he heard Chris Anderson playing, he requested Chris to let him learn from him as a student. He recognizes Chris as his Harmonic guru. After he left Grinnell College, Hancock moved to Chicago and worked with Donald Byrd and Colman Hawkins. During the same period he started taking courses at Roosevelt University. Later, he did his graduation in Electrical Engineering and Music from Grinnell.

Concert Venue

Hollywood Bowl is located in Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. It was built in 1929 and is famous for its band shell shape to allow the audience to listen to the best of sound quality while attending a concert or a theater show. It hosts hundreds of events every year and is considered to be one of the most attractive site for organizing musical shows and theater programs. With 17,376 seating space available, this amphitheater is capable of managing a huge crowd at all it’ events.

Ticketing and Schedule

Herbie Hancock concert at Hollywood Bowl is organized for Wednesday August 06, 2014 at 08:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased from official website of Hollywood Bowl.

Reaching the venue

Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 North Highland Avenue, Loss Angeles. If you are coming to the venue on your own car, ample parking space is available for you to park and attend the event. Bowl Shuttles are also operated between the venue and shuttle lots. For locating the shuttle lot that suits you the best to reach the destination, you may refer to the official website of Hollywood Bowl. Metro train also operates at nearby stations and you may reach the venue conveniently through choosing your boarding and departing platforms from Metro website. For easy and convenient access to Hollywood Bowl, 1800fly1800 Town Car Service can also be hired.