Each summer, Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl holds an opening night to kick off the summer concert season. This Saturday, June 20 the Hollywood Bowl will hold its opening night show with the ever popular, and one of the best selling rock bands of all time Journey. The American rock group will be performing a full set with the venue’s orchestra, led by music conductor Thomas Wilkins, marking the first time Journey has ever performed with an orchestra. There will also be a featured performance by the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and at the end of night, the show concludes with a spectacular fireworks show.
The opening night Gala with Journey at the Hollywood Bowl have tickets going for an average price of $162.17 on the secondary market, with the cheapest seat priced at $58. There are still 961 tickets listed according to TicketIQ as this Saturday’s event is one of the most expensive tickets for shows still scheduled to appear at the Hollywood Bowl for the rest of year. In fact, Hollywood Bowl Opening Night tickets featuring Journey are 49% above the average price of the remaining events to be held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles this year.
Journey, with a career that spans back four decades, are still hot a ticket as the band’s popularity has increased over the years since the group’s formation in 1973. Since that time, the group has had 19 top 40 singles, 25 gold and platinum albums with producing hit songs like “Don’t Stop Believin,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Open Arms,” and “Faithfully.”
Journey’s songs have become more popular as the years passed, releasing a greatest hits album that generated over 15 million in album sales. This won’t be the band’s first gig at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles as the group has had three very successful appearances at the venue since 2006.