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 170 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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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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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 New Townhouse

  • 6835 La Tijera Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90045

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YouTube Theater

  • 1011 S Stadium Dr

    Inglewood CA 90301

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516 S Mission Rd

  • 516 S Mission Rd

    Los Angeles CA 90033

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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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View Lounge

  • 1431 W Knox St

    Torrance CA 90501

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Lighthouse

  • 30 Pier Ave

    Hermosa Beach CA 90254

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ArtBarLA

  • 12017 Venice Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90066

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The Troubadour

  • 9081 Santa Monica Blvd

    West Hollywood CA 90069

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Piano Bar

  • 6429 Selma Ave.

    Los Angeles CA 90028

If you've been on the hunt for the "Cheers" of Hollywood, you can finally call of the neighborhood search.

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Mrs Fish

  • 448 S Hill St

    Los Angeles CA 90013

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Shrine Auditorium

  • 665 W Jefferson Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90007

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DragonFly

  • 6510 Santa Monica Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90038

A club that has kept its cool for over two decades, The Dragonfly in Hollywood is a casual nightclub/dive with a variety of music, underground atmosphere and dark party vibe.

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Queen Mary

  • 1126 Queens Hwy

    Long Beach CA 90802

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The Echoplex

  • 1154 Glendale Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026

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Skinny's

  • 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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Harvelle's

  • 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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The Mint

  • 6010 W Pico Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90035

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Cinema Bar

  • 3967 Sepulveda Blvd

    Culver City CA 90230

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Kibitz Room

  • 419 N Fairfax Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90036

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California Institute for Abnormal Arts

  • 11334 Burbank Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91601