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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OC Fair and Event Center

  • 88 Fair Drive

    Costa Mesa CA 92626

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The Regent Theater

  • 448 S Main St

    Los Angeles CA 90013

A vintage 1914 cinema, transformed into an indie concert hall, performance space, bar, and pizzeria showcasing live music and events in the heart of the city.

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Fonda Theatre

  • 6126 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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Coach House

  • 33157 Camino Capistrano

    San Juan Capistrano CA 92675

Coach House in San Juan Capistrano is a lively, intimate venue featuring eclectic live music, cool beverages, and a unique, spirited atmosphere. A fun-filled night guaranteed!

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House of Blues Anaheim

  • 530 S Disneyland Dr

    Anaheim CA 92802

The House of Blues in Anaheim is a concert venue featuring a diverse range of popular musicians

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The Mint

  • 6010 W Pico Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90035

The Mint in Los Angeles is a historic live music venue known for its dark and intimate setting showcasing a wide range of talented artists

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Terrace Theater

  • 300 E Ocean Blvd

    Long Beach CA 90802

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The Forum

  • 3900 W Manchester Blvd

    Inglewood CA 90305

The Kia Forum in Inglewood is a high-end entertainment venue known for its iconic architecture and hosting memorable live events

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Catalina Bar and Grill

  • 6725 Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

"Nothing But The Best In Jazz"

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The Colburn School

  • 200 S Grand Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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The Blue Beet

  • 107 21st Place

    Newport Beach CA 92663

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Kulak's Woodshed

  • 5230 1/2 Laurel Canyon Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91607

Intimate setting where musicians and music lovers of all ages can connect, share their music, and participate in a live webcast

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The Glass House

  • 200 W 2nd St

    Pomona CA 91766

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Palace Theatre

  • 630 S Broadway

    Los Angeles CA 90004

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Los Angeles Coliseum

  • 3939 S Figueroa St

    Los Angeles CA 90037

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Universal Bar and Grill

  • 4093 Lankershim Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91602

Big-name acts have been known to drop in on the open mic night at this dive bar, so you best be prepared.

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The Roxy

  • 9009 Sunset Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90069

A renowned nightclub and live music venue on the iconic Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, known for hosting legendary performances by world-famous artists since 1973

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The Smell

  • 247 S Main St

    Los Angeles CA 90012

DIY music venue for experimental and punk enthusiasts in the heart of LA. Encourage all bathroom graffiti.

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The Dresden Room

  • 1760 N Vermont Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90027

The Dresden Room in Los Angeles is a retro-style lounge known for its old Hollywood glamour, live jazz music, and iconic martinis

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The Viper Room

  • 8852 Sunset Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90069

A legendary nightclub on the Sunset Strip, famous for its rock 'n' roll history and celebrity clientele