LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The partnership of Live Nation, Andy Hewitt and Bill Silva has been retained as the exclusive concert promoter at the at the Hollywood Bowl outside of the Philharmonic’s own summer season.
The renewed deal is effective as of Jan. 1st and will extend the partnership's booking arrangement for the next 10 years, they said on Monday.
Andrew Hewitt and Bill Silva have jointly produced concerts at the Hollywood Bowl for the past 27 years, most recently as Andrew Hewitt & Bill Silva Presents. During the 2017 Hollywood Bowl season, Andrew Hewitt & Bill Silva Presents has already presented artists including A Perfect Circle, La La Land in Concert, Dead & Company, New Kids on the Block, Jason Mraz and Queen with Adam Lambert. Past Hollywood Bowl seasons have featured productions such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Morrissey, Genesis, Roger Waters, The Who, Sting, Coldplay, Radiohead, Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Dave Matthews Band and Crosby, Stills Nash & Young, among many others.
“We have enjoyed over 25 years of magical experiences in cooperation with the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl,” said Andrew Hewitt and Bill Silva, “and have witnessed the incredible collaboration between the LA Phil and the County of Los Angeles, which has transformed the location into the world class venue that we see today. We look forward to the continuation of this association.”
“We’ve had a wonderful experience with Andy and Bill for over 25 years at the Hollywood Bowl,” added Gail Samuel, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. “We look forward to continuing to develop this relationship with Live Nation-Hewitt Silva, bringing great artists to perform for our audiences at the Hollywood Bowl and enhancing the musical history of this iconic venue.”