Best Outdoor Venues to Watch a Concert this Summer

August 10, 2016
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For music lovers, Los Angeles is one of the best cities around. With so many different venues throughout the city, there is always a show going on! One thing that sets LA apart from other cities is the number of outdoor venues that it has to offer. This summer, enjoy the weather and catch a show under the stars! Here are some of the best outdoor venues to watch a concert this summer.

The Greek Theatre is located in Griffith Park and has been a staple in LA culture since it opened in 1930. Not only is this a historic venue that offers incredible acoustics, the venue is also an aesthetic masterpiece as the venue is modeled after a Greek temple. Some upcoming concerts that will be shown at the Greek Theatre include Rebelution, Steve Miller Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton with Jack Broadbent, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo & Melissa Etheridge, Josh Groban with special guest Sarah McLachlan, The Go-Go’s and Counting Crows just to name a few. Visit for more information.

The Rose Bowl stadium has been around since 1922 and is not only home to football games but to concerts as well. While the Rose Bowl is home to many events, this summer, the venue will host Coldplay for their A Head Full of Dreams tour. Coldplay will be performing in LA for two nights only - Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st. The show will be at 7pm both nights. Tickets for this event can be purchased through Ticketmaster. For ticket information visit

The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most popular outdoor venues in all of Los Angeles. Opening in 1922, throughout the years the venue has been home to historic concerts such as The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Prince, The Doors, Bob Dylan and more. The Hollywood Bowl is known for their summer evening concert series where guests can watch a concert outdoors while enjoying a picnic dinner and even wine and beer! The venue is also home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic so many concerts at the bowl of the classic variety. On special summer night concerts there is also a firework show after the performance! For more information on upcoming events, visit

Stay at a conveniently located hotel like the Dunes Inn Sunset after enjoying a concert!

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