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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Hollywood Bowl

  • 2301 N Highland Ave.

    Los Angeles CA 90068

One of the most celebrated cultural venues on Earth & the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1922.

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Grand Annex

  • 434 W 6th Street

    San Pedro CA 90731

The Grand Annex is a small music listening room featuring a wide range of artists and genres, from pop and international to American roots music

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Hollywood Palladium

  • 6215 Sunset Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

Hollywood Palladium was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.

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The Craftsman

  • 119 Broadway

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Boasting one of the longest happy hours in Santa Monica (from 4 pm to 8 pm every day), this bar hosts live bands almost every night of the week – including the house band, The Old Fashioned, every Friday.

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PCH Club

  • 6285 E Pacific Coast Hwy

    Long Beach CA 90803

Unpretentious and friendly, this Long Beach club is a great place to learn how to dance Latin, ballroom, and swing. Dance lessons kick off the evening on many nights, and you'll also find pool tables and plenty of seating.

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Black Rabbit Rose

  • 6533 Hollywood Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

Performance art theatre.

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  • 30 Pier Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254

Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach is a lively hotspot famous for jazz music, tropical cocktails, and vibrant atmosphere - a beachside gem embodying SoCal's fun spirit

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Cinema Bar

  • 3967 Sepulveda Blvd

    Culver City CA 90230

Hip dive bar with live music, outdoor patio space, and endless craft cocktails that keeps the energy high since 1947

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The Echoplex

  • 1154 Glendale Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

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The Peppermint Club

  • 8713 Beverly Blvd.

    West Hollywood CA 90048

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The Venice West

  • 1717 Lincoln Blvd

    Venice CA 90291

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  • 428 S Hewitt St

    Los Angeles CA 90013

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Catalina Jazz Club

  • 6725 West Sunset Blvd.

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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The Bourbon Room

  • 6356 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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The Phoenix

  • 8480 W 3rd St

    Los Angeles CA 90048

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Alex's bar

  • 2913 East Anaheim St

    Long Beach CA 908043721

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YouTube Theater

  • 1011 S Stadium Dr

    Inglewood CA 90301

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Fairbanks Lawn at Hollywood Forever

  • 6000 Santa Monica Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90038

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SoFi Stadium

  • 1001 S Stadium Dr

    Inglewood CA 90301

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Peppermint Club

  • 8713 Beverly Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90048