Live music venues

in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Live Music Venues

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 171 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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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 Federal Bar

  • 5303 Lankershim Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91601

North Hollywood just got its groove back or should we say-- established its groove with the edition of The Federal Bar.

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The Mayan

  • 1038 S Hill St

    Los Angeles CA 90015

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 Satellite

  • 1717 Silver Lake Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

A nightlife mainstay in the trendy hipster neighborhood of Silver Lake, Satellite is an intimate indie rock venue with cheap drinks, a young crowd and live bands every evening.

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The Echo

  • 1822 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

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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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Grand Annex

  • 434 W 6th Street

    San Pedro CA 90731

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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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The Rose

  • 245 East Green Str

    Pasadena CA 91101

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Musicians Institute

  • 6752 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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  • 2478 Fletcher Dr

    Los Angeles CA 90039

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The Pasadena Civic

  • 300 E Green St

    Pasadena CA 91101

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NC's Jazz Shack

  • 1413 5th St

    Santa Monica CA 90401

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Rafa's Lounge

  • 1836 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

Great low-key hangout in Echo Park with live-music performances and art openings

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Bedrock LA

  • 1623 Allesandro St

    Los Angeles CA 90026

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Beverly O'Neil Theatre

  • 300 East Ocean Blvd.

    Los Angeles CA 90802

An award winning & intimate theater.

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Complex LA

  • 806 E Colorado Str

    Glendale CA 91205

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La Cave

  • 1695 Irvine Ave

    Costa Mesa CA 92627

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T Boyles

  • 37 N Catalina Ave

    Pasadena CA 91106

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The Standing Room

  • 1320 Hermosa Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254

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