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.


Sevilla Nightclub

Sevilla Nightclub

Sevilla is a three-floor venue with tapas, live Latin music and DJs spinning your favorite hits on a spacious dance floor. Check it out >>

140 Pine Av
Long Beach CA 90802

Playhouse
Playhouse
6506 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Boardner's
Boardner's
1652 N Cherokee Ave Hollywood, CA 90029
The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015

Duke s Malibu

Duke's Malibu

Perched upon the water like a boat at sea, a drink at Duke's of Malibu will make you feel as though you may just float away. Check it out >>

21150 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu CA 90265

Bar Marmont
Bar Marmont
8171 W Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90046
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
Yamashiro
Yamashiro
1999 N Sycamore Ave Hollywood, CA 90069
Picca
Picca
9575 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035

The Conga Room

The Conga Room

Located in Downtown LA, this energetic Latin lounge features live bands, DJs, and a large dance floor for salsa dancing. Co-owned by J-Lo, The Conga Room hosts big-name performers in many genres, and is one of the top Latin nightclubs in the city. Check it out >>

800 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90015