Nederlander's Vast Concert Experience
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Nederlander Concerts promotes and produces a wide range of quality live entertainment across the Western United States. This boutique event promotion firm exclusively operates and programs the most coveted and awarded small to mid-size venues including the Greek Theatre and the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, the Santa Barbara Bowl, the City National Grove of Anaheim, and the San Jose Civic. In addition, the company promotes events at third party arenas, theatres and clubs up and down the coast.
Established in 1912 by David Nederlander, the Nederlander Organization is privately held and owned by James M. Nederlander and James L. Nederlander Jr. who also own and/or operate world renowned theatres in the United States and England. These venues include the Brooks Atkinson, the Gershwin, the Lunt-Fontanne, the Marquis, the Minskoff, the Nederlander, the Neil Simon, the Palace and the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in New York; the Auditorium, the Cadillac Palace, the Ford Center for the Performing Arts-Oriental and the LaSalle Bank Theatre in Chicago and other distinguished venues in major markets across the country; and the Adelphi, the Aldwych and the Dominion Theatres in London. In addition, the company is a major producer of national touring theatre productions. The Nederlander Organization is one of the few remaining family run entertainment enterprises in the United States
Nederlander is uniquely positioned to buy a wide variety of diverse talent. Whether the audience members' musical tastes are theatrical, pop, family, rock, ethnic or comedy, Nederlander can deliver the top echelon of performer.
Nederlander is so well positioned to offer diversity because the organization has been booking and promoting all types of live entertainment, including both concerts and legitimate Theatre for over 80 years.
In the last two years alone, Nederlander has or will present the following big-ticket popular concerts:
- Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band
- Dave Matthews Band
- Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs
- Gipsy Kings
- James Taylor
- Dolly Parton
- Jason Mraz
- Luis Miguel
- The Raconteurs
- Jack Johnson
- Bob Dylan
- Pearl Jam
- Flight of the Conchords
- John Legend
- Robin Williams
- Alicia Keys
- Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
- Michael Bublé
- Nine Inch Nails
- Depeche Mode
- Ben Harper
And that is just a very small sample.
Throughout its history, Nederlander has produced and promoted a vast range of Broadway style events including Woman of the Year, Me and My Girl, La Cage aFollet, Applause, Will Rogers Folley, Nickolas Nickolslby, Le Copenhagen, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Westside Story, Evita, Starlight Express and Phantom of the Opera.
Nederlander has promoted numerous comedy events such as Jackie Mason, Bob Hope, Kings of Comedies, Chris Rock and Robin Williams.
Nederlander also has a long history of promoting and producing televised events and award shows. Perhaps the best know was Neil Diamond's immortal Hot August Night run at the Greek in the 1970's. In 2000, Nederlander promoted Santana's Supernatural Evening at the Pasadena Civic Arts Center, which was televised on Fox, and the Black Crowes and Jimmy Page shows "Live From the Greek", which has been released on video and DVD. Other examples of broadcast Nederlander events include various Nickelodeon television specials, Spike TV’s “Scream Awards” and the International Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor.
Family shows have included Starlight Express, Annie, Peter Pan, Sting's Rainforest Benefit (for kids), the Disney Teacher Awards and a Star Wars laser show.
The Nederlander family is an American entertainment dynasty. Every day, shows of all varieties are being planned, booked and produced by Nederlander's experienced staff across the United States. Nederlander is one of the few organizations that truly has the capacity to deliver the full package of premium entertainment, from building the venue to ensuring effective promotion and seamless production.