Bill Hollingshead


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Birth Date
Deceased Date
Job Title
Concert Promoter

Bill Hollingshead enjoyed a long and successful career as a concert and live events booking agent as well as a director and producer for many years.  He worked for Knott's Berry Farm in Southern California as well as many other venues.  He was there when rock and roll started and played a key role in the promotion of several performers and acts over several decades.  Among the most noted stars Bill has worked with (over the years) are the Everly Brothers, Ricky Nelson, The Righteous Brothers and Jan and Dean. One great element of Bill and his career was that he brought entertainment to people to brighten their lives, whether ice shows, symphony orchestras, stadium events or PBS music specials, Bill gave the people what they wanted.