Live music venues

in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Live Music Venue

Los Angeles music venues make the city a standout on the world stage for live shows and concerts. Whether you want to rock, feel like dancing or just want to sway under the stars, the live music venues in LA make it easy to experience an exciting audio escape. From large arenas and iconic concert halls to open-air venues and low-key lounges, Los Angeles live shows will give you something to scream about. LA live music venues are outfitted with killer sound systems, and often feature high-value visual components, gourmet food selections and surprise performances. Many say that you haven't lived until you've experienced a show at Griffith Park's Greek Theatre or the legendary Hollywood Bowl, an outdoor amphitheatre nestled beneath the famous sign. Downtown you'll find Club Nokia for big events and the Staples Center for massive ones, along with the highbrow scene at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The East Side is home to a huge number of LA music venues, from the sister clubs of the Echo and Echoplex to the hipster dive The Satellite. Head west for live shows and concerts at LA's art deco theatres, The Wiltern and the El Rey, or visit West Hollywood's Sunset Strip for a classic performance at the House of Blues.

We have gathered 129 live music venues in the City of Angels. So, which are the best live music venues in Los Angeles? Just scroll down and find the LA live music venues best suited for you.


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The Conga Room

  • 800 W Olympic Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90015

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.

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Bar Lis

  • 1541 Wilcox Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90028

A French Riviera nightlife scene amid a chic rooftop lounge offering panoramic views of Hollywood and featuring live Jazz every Tuesday.

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Hotel Cafe

  • 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

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.

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The Wiltern

  • 3790 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90010

Make sure you get tickets to see your favorite band play here quick- this venue has a tendency to attract sold out shows.

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The Mayan

  • 1038 S Hill St

    Los Angeles CA 90015

Discover the vibrant and eclectic vibes of The Mayan in LA. No matter if they're playing Latin on the top floor, hip hop on the 2nd, and Top 40 on the bottom floor there's always a rocking dance party somewhere at Mayan.

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The Echo

  • 1822 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

Nestled in the heart of Echo Park, The Echo, is your go-to spot for the some of best live music experience in Los Angeles.

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Molly Malone's

  • 575 S Fairfax Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90036

One of the oldest family owned and ran Pub/Bars in Los Angeles -- food, booze & live music.

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The Airliner

  • 2419 N Broadway

    Los Angeles CA 90031

For cutting-edge electronic music, instrumental hip hop and "LA beats," head to The Airliner and let the magic of this grimy dive bar wash over you along with the massive bass from the mega-watt sound

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Rock & Reillys Irish Pub

  • 8911 W. Sunset Blvd.

    West Hollywood CA 90069

Retro, cool, and inconspicuous, Rock and Reilly's is the best kept secret of WeHo locals and celebrities.

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Whisky A Go Go

  • 8901 Sunset Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90069

Since 1964, The Whisky A Go-Go has been home to some of the largest names in Rock'n'Roll.

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Peacock Theater

  • 777 Chick Hearn Ct

    Los Angeles CA 90015

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The Bellwether

  • 333 S Boylston St

    Los Angeles CA 90017

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Knitting Factory NoHo

  • 5303 Lankershim Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 91601

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Treehouse Rooftop

  • 686 N Spring Str

    Los Angeles CA 90012

Experience the vibrant energy of a bustling nightspot from a unique perspective, as you dance the night away and sip on cocktails on top of a rooftop in the heart of Chinatown

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Moroccan Lounge

  • 901 E First St

    Los Angeles CA 90012

Located by the Los Angeles River at the western end of the First Street Bridge, The Moroccan Lounge is a cool live music venue featuring young and emerging talents.

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Don Quixote

  • 2811 E Olympic Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90023

Eastside concert and event venue since 1985

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  • 1432 4th St

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Since 1931, this classic club has been a go-to nightlife spot for locals. Listen to live blues and rock music, watch burlesque dancers, and kick back with a cold one in a relaxed environment.

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  • 4923 Lankershim Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91601

With belly dancing and burlesque shows, this swanky, 70s-themed lounge feels like the real deal. Located in NoHo, the unassuming dive bar features live music and entertainment every night. It's dark, friendly, and lots of fun.

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  • 2478 Fletcher Dr

    Los Angeles CA 90039

Zebulon is a vibrant and eclectic gathering spot located in Frogtown where cutting-edge musicians and artists congregate. Admission to the dance floor is free after the shows.

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Saint Rocke

  • 142 Pacific Coast Hwy

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254

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  • 800 West Olympic Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90015

Part of the popular L.A. Live complex in Downtown, this indoor venue (formerly known as Club Nokia) is receiving an upgrade to go with its new name. See big-name rock, hip hop, and pop music acts.

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Grand Star Jazz Club

  • 943 Sun Mun Way

    Los Angeles CA 90012

Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and live jazz at this chilled-out Chinatown club, which features two levels and a mix of DJ music from 80s to hip hop to Top 40. Open since 1946, it's a lively local hangout for karaoke and cocktails.

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  • 2101 Lincoln Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90405

Live music is the focus of this neighborhood venue, which features performances seven nights a week. You'll also find burlesque dancing, trivia games, jazz nights and daily food specials.

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  • 1050 S Hill St

    Los Angeles CA 90015

Spacious, lavish, and ornate, this beautiful venue is unique because of its grand architectural design. Hosting nationally touring acts, themed parties, and even sporting events, the theatre includes a large main floor and upstairs area for breathing room