The Smooth Summer Jazz 2022 festival will launch at the Hollywood Bowl. Here’s the scoop:

The annual Smooth Summer Jazz Festival will feature major jazz and R&B artists. George Benson and Boney James will both headline the 2022 festival. Lalah Hathaway is also scheduled to perform at this mini festival, which will take place at the Hollywood Bowl. The official date for this year’s Smooth Summer Jazz Festival is August 28, 2022 starting at 6:30 PM.

Also, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Hollywood Bowl. This amphitheater has effortlessly showcased timeless music from a long list of artists including Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and film composer John Williams. The Hollywood Bowl is an iconic amphitheater with a generational legacy. This 80-acre building also includes one mile of stairs. Also, locals said the Hollywood Bowl is the most magical place in Los Angeles. The ARTSNLA team sends a happy 100th birthday to the Hollywood Bowl.

“The Bowl has always been about the community for families to be able to come, for multiple generations, to be able to come,” Renae Williams Niles voiced.

“When they (the founders) were here in Los Angeles, it just was starting to grow. And there was this belief that there wasn’t any culture. But they were like, “No, there absolutely is… We can be this great culture capital”…,” Julia Ward voiced.