Hollywood Bowl Unveils 2016 Summer Lineup

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Performers range from Steely Dan to Bloc Party.

The Hollywood Bowl has announced its 2016 summer season lineup, and it spans from Steely Dan in June to Bloc Party in September.

The list covers early June to late September and a wide array of performances, ranging from rock to jazz, Americana, classical and plenty more.

From Chicago to "Weird Al" Yankovic to the Mega Nova supergroup with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Carlos Santana and more, here is the Hollywood Bowl's summer season:

JUNE
June 11, 12 — Playboy Jazz Festival with Fourplay (Nathan East, Bob James, Chuck Loeb & Harvey Mason), Cécile McLorin Salvant, Seth MacFarlane Big Band, Janelle Monáe, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, host George Lopez, more to be announced

June 18 — Steely Dan (Opening Night at the Bowl with fireworks) with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins

June 24 — Sing-a-Long Sound of Music with host Melissa Peterman

June 26 — Reggae Night XIV with Burning Spear, Cocoa Tea, Etana

JULY
July 1A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor and special guests Christine DiGiallonardo, Sarah Jarosz, Heather Masse, Aoife O'Donovan, Sara Watkins

July 2, 3, 4 — Chicago (fireworks spectacular) with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins; Air Force Band of the Golden West

July 8, 9Star Trek in Concert with Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor David Newman

July 10Pet Sounds With Brian Wilson, Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin; M. Ward

July 12 — Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, piano Lang Lang (Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade)

July 14West Side Story with Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, cast to be announced

July 15, 16 — Diana Ross

July 19West Side Story with Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, cast to be announced

July 20 Yes We Can Can: An Allen Toussaint Salute with Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, The Allen Toussaint Band, special guests to be announced; Galactic

July 21 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Gustavo Dudamel, piano Yuja Wang (Gershwin: Symphonic Suite From Porgy and Bess, Ravel: Piano Concerto in G, Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Ravel: Bolero)

July 22, 23 — "Weird Al" Yankovic with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins; additional artist to be announced

July 24 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Gustavo Dudamel performing Puccini's Tosca (Julianna Di Giacomo, Tosca; Fabio Sartori, Cavaradossi; Falk Struckmann, Scarpia; John Del Carlo, Sacristan; Andrew Craig Brown, Angelotti)

July 26 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, piano Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Los Angeles Master Chorale, artistic director Grant Gershon (Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Ravel: Mother Goose Suite, Ravel: Daphnis And Chloé Suite No. 2)

July 28 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Cristian Măcelaru, violin Nicola Benedetti (Copland: An Outdoor Overture, Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto [West Coast premiere, LA Phil commission], Copland: Symphony No. 3)

July 29, 30, 31A Chorus Line, cast and creative team to be announced

AUGUST
Aug. 2 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Gustavo Dudamel, guitar Angel Romero (Piazzolla: Tangazo, Lalo Schifrin: Concierto de la Amistad [world premiere], Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras No. 2, Piazzolla: Selection Of Tangos)

Aug. 3 — Gladys Knight; Tower of Power

Aug. 4 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Ben Gernon, choreography Janni Younge of Handspring Puppet Company (Debussy: La mer, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Stravinsky: The Firebird)

Aug. 5, 6 — Tchaikovsky Spectacular (with fireworks) with Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Gustavo Dudamel, American Ballet Theatre, USC Trojan Marching Band (Tchaikovsky: Selections From Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture)

Aug. 7 — Kurt Vile and the Violators; additional artists to be announced

Aug. 9 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Andrew Manze, violin Arabella Steinbacher (Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture, Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5, Mozart: Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter")

Aug. 10 — 50 Years of Jeff Beck with special guest Beth Hart and more to be announced; Buddy Guy

Aug. 11 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Andrew Manze, piano Francesco Piemontesi (Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4, Schubert: Symphony No. 9, "Great C-Major")

Aug. 12, 13 — An Olympic Carnival with Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2016 with special guests Dianne Reeves and Romero Lubambo, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra with conductor Thomas Wilkins, Viver Brasil

Aug. 14 — Rodrigo y Gabriela with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins

Aug. 16 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Nicholas Mcgegan, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, Los Angeles Master Chorale, artistic director Grant Gershon (All-Handel program to include: Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok The Priest, "The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba" from Solomon, "Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound" from Samson, Ariodante: "Scherza infida," Ariodante: "Dopo Notte," Xerxes: "Ombra Mai Fu," Xerxes: "Se Bramate" "Hallelujah" From Messiah, Water Music Suite No. 2 in D, Royal Fireworks Music)

Aug. 17 — The Ultimate Tribute to Ray Charles starring Maceo Parker, featuring a tribute to the Ray Charles Orchestra, also featuring a tribute to the Raelettes; Christian McBride Big Band; special guest Philip Bailey

Aug. 18 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Nicholas McGegan, piano Garrick Ohlsson (Weber: Overture to Oberon, Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 In D Minor, K. 466, Schumann: Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish")

Aug. 19 — Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Wilkins

Aug. 20 — Brandi Carlile; Old Crow Medicine Show

Aug. 21 — The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

Aug. 23 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Joana Carneiro, violin Gil Shaham (Korngold: Violin Concerto, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5)

Aug. 24 - Mega Nova featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Cindy Blackman Santana, Marcus Miller and Carlos Santana

Aug. 25 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Bramwell Tovey, violin Mari Samuelsen, cello Håkon Samuelsen (Herrmann: Vertigo Scène d’Amour, Horner: Pas de Deux, Bernstein: On the Waterfront (Symphonic Suite from the film), Gershwin: Shall We Dance Finale and Coda)

Aug. 26, 27 — Culture Club with the Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Bramwell Tovey

Aug. 28 — Smooth Summer Jazz with George Benson, Average White Band, Jeff Lorber Fusion, To Grover, With Love, featuring Jason Miles

Aug. 30 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Bramwell Tovey, Shakespeare's Globe (Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Schmitt: Antoine et Cleopatre Suite No. 1. Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette: "Queen Mab"z Scherzo, Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet)

Aug. 31 — The Academy Celebrates the Black Movie Soundtrack II with Marcus Miller, special guests to be announced, host Craig Robinson, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Vince Mendoza 

SEPTEMBER
Sept. 1 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Bramwell Tovey, The Globe Theatre (Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Schmitt: Antoine Et Cleopatre Suite No. 1, Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette: "Queen Mab" Scherzo, Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet)

Sept. 2, 3, 4 — John Williams: Maestro of the Movies with Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor John Williams, conductor David Newman

Sept. 6 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, violin Martin Chalifour (J. Strauss: Emperor Waltz, J. Strauss: Thunder and Lightning Polka, Kreisler: Selections for violin and orchestra, R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben)

Sept. 7 — Carlos Vives

Sept. 8 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Ludovic Morlot, Ate9, Bodytraffic, La Dance Project (Adam Schoenberg: Bounce, Daniel Wohl — Replicate Part 2 [world premiere, LA Phil commission], Esa-Pekka Salonen: Helix, Stravinsky: The Rite Of Spring)

Sept. 9, 10, 11 — Jeff Lynne's ELO (with fireworks finale) with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor Thomas Wilkins

Sept. 13 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Ludovic Morlot, cello Gautier Capuçon (Fauré: Masques et bergamasques, Op. 112, Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1, Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole, Ravel: La valse)

Sept. 14 — Jazz at the Bowl, artists to be announced

Sept. 15 — Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor André De Ridder, mandolin Avi Avital (Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Brahms: Serenade No. 1)

Sept. 18 — Kraftwerk 3-D

Sept. 24 — Sigur Rós

Sept. 25 — Bloc Party; Ms Mr; additional artist to be announced

Program, dates and artists subject to change.

This article first appeared on Billboard.com.

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