Photo courtesy of Echoplex
Support your local venue.
Here’s a quick list of the coolest music venues around the city. We encourage you to support local/independent artists at venues that make their dreams a reality.
Photo courtesy of Echoplex
Downstairs from The Echo, you’ll find the larger venue, Echoplex. The live music venue features established up-and-coming artists, bands, and DJ’s worldwide. They also host a variety of shows from 21+, 18+, and all ages.
1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
Photo courtesy of The Roxy
The Roxy Theater is a dynamic and authentic space for concerts, parties, corporate meetings, film/TV shoots, award shows, and receptions. Regarding live music, some acts that have strolled the venue include John Lennon, Neil Young, Adele, Van Morrison, and more.
9009 W Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
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The legendary Troubadour has launched some of the music industry’s most talented acts. The intimate and historically rich setting has featured acts like Elton John, James Taylor, and Tom Waits. The venue has become a sought-after destination for talent around the world.
9081 N Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Photo courtesy of The Silverlake Lounge
One of the most storied venues in the city, Silverlake Lounge was originally known for its drag and burlesque shows, which continue today. The lounge offers a divey atmosphere with notable performances from Tame Impala, Cold War Kids, Metric, and more.
2906 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Photo courtesy of The Mint
A small place with a big sound, The Mint offers food and drinks to fuel you for a night on the dancefloor. They offer performances from new up-and-coming groups or familiar faces like Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake, Bonnie Raitt, etc.
6010 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Photo courtesy of Resident
Resident is a hybrid bar, beer garden, and music venue that pays tribute to the bold community it’s surrounded by. The 300 capacity outdoor venue nods at the former metal shop and warehouse space it once was, with a refurbished Spartan Trailercoach as a bar.
428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Photo courtesy of Hotel Café
Hotel Café is known to help establish the careers of singer-songwriters in the early 2000s. The venue was once a coffee shop but gained its reputation as an intimate performance venue with help from John Mayer, Adele, Katy Perry, Tony Lucca, and more.
1623 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Photo courtesy of The Baked Potato
Home to some of the greatest jazz musicians since 1970, The Baked Potato offers excellent music every night along with savory eats. We encourage you to take a break from your regular music taste and delve into the world of renowned jazz for a night.
3787 Cahuenga Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604
Photo courtesy of The Viper Room
The intimate nightclub is styled similar to Harlem’s great jazz clubs of the roaring 20s. However, the world-famous venue is known for hosting a variety of acts like Pearl Jam, Maroon 5, Bruce Springsteen, Courtney Love, John Mayer, and many more.
8852 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Photo courtesy of Hollywood Palladium
This venue offers a modern art deco fashion along with a mezzanine and a dancefloor holding up to 4,000 people. The iconic space is the perfect location for private concerts, corporate events, and award ceremonies. Some companies that have hosted events here include Netflix, EA, Comedy Central, and Levi’s.
6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028