How do I love Hollywood Bowl 4th of July? Let me count the ways. Spoiler alert, there’s 10 ways!
10- I love that the crowd goes sincerely nuts for the fireworks.
9- I love looking around to see the servicemen and women stand when the orchestra plays the songs for the different branches of the armed forces. Look at that elderly Army guy! I wonder which war he fought in? Check out that hippie lady! She was in the Coast Guard, who would’ve guessed?
8- I love being chauffeured by Hollywood Bowl Park and Ride from the Westside.
7- I love that no matter who the headliner is for the Hollywood Bowl 4th of July, it’s a perfect fit. John Fogerty? Awesome! Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers? Delightful! Randy Newman? Sure, why not! Okay, I may have skipped the Vince Gil year. But I bet he was great.
6- I love all the over-the-top patriotic outfits and headgear, worn completely without irony. Continue Reading