The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, which is exclusively booked and operated by Nederlander Concerts, was named North America’s “Best Small Outdoor Venue of the Year” at the 23rd Annual Pollstar Awards. This marks twelve wins for the iconic Los Angeles venue.
Celebrating its 80th Anniversary in 2011, The Greek Theatre hosted some of the biggest concerts of the year, including sold-out performances by Adele, Florence + The Machine (2 nights), Sugarland (2 nights), Janet Jackson, Thievery Corporation, The Go-Go’s and Death Cab for Cutie (2 nights), among others. The 5,900-seat venue offers an intimate concert setting, under the stars in the heart of Los Angeles.
This year’s nominees for the award included respected venues such as Chastain Park (Atlanta, GA), Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, VA), Greek Theatre (Berkeley, CA), Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion (Gilford, NH) and The Mountain Winery (Saratoga, CA).
In addition to The Greek Theatre’s award, Nederlander Concerts’ was also honored to have the venues General Manager, Rena Wasserman nominated for “Facility Executive of the Year.”
Nederlander Concerts is currently working on programming for the 2012 season, which will be announced in March through the Premiere Marquee Club, the venues annual subscription program.
About The Greek Theatre
Located in the picturesque tree-enclosed setting of Griffith Park, The Greek Theatre is an internationally renowned venue presenting a wide variety of headline entertainment. The venue has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, from pop to classical, reggae to rock and has even been the backdrop for blockbuster movies, including a starring role in ‘Get Him to The Greek’. The Greek Theatre has received landmark status from the city of Los Angeles and is known for presenting some of the most memorable live performances in music history.
The Greek Theatre is owned by the City of Los Angeles and is exclusively managed, operated and booked by Nederlander Concerts. Visit www.GreekTheatreLA.com for more information.