Los Angeles Live Music Venues


Los Angeles made its name in the music scene in the 1980s, with the proliferation of hair metal bands dominating the Sunset Strip, making names for clubs like The Whiskey, The Troubadour, The Cat Club, etc et al. In the grunge era, Los Angeles clubs remained fairly quiet, and Los Angeles music venues struggled to get their fan base back up. Now, in the age of indie, clubs like The Echo, Hotel Cafe, and The Echoplex have risen to the top. As with any city, for every great known club, there's at least five that are a little less well known, and just as great. Here's our picks for Los Angeles music venues.


Exchange LA

Exchange LA

Set in the historic stock exchange building in downtown Los Angeles, Exchange LA is the hottest new dance venue in the city and features several levels of dance floors and bars. Check it out >>

618 S Spring St
Los Angeles CA 90014

The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015
Playhouse
Playhouse
6506 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Sound
Sound
1642 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

Seven Grand

Seven Grand

A downtown LA bar made for whiskey lovers, Seven Grand provides a dark and masculine atmosphere where its dynamic crowd of upscale urbanites and hipsters lets loose for the night. Check it out >>

515 W. seventh St.
Los Angeles CA 90012

The Original Pantry Cafe

The Original Pantry Cafe

The Original Pantry Cafe serves huge portions of traditional diner food in a casual atmosphere twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week in downtown Los Angeles. Check it out >>

877 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles CA 90017

Hotel Cafe

Hotel Cafe

Neither a hotel nor a cafe, this little gem stands out among the Hollywood powerhouse clubs because it doesn't stand out much at all. It's a little place that attracts some of the biggest KCRW-types. Check it out >>

1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
The Echo
The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026

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