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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Amoeba Music

  • 6400 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

The world's largest independent record store located in the heart of Hollywood.

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Ford Amphitheatre

  • 2580 Cahuenga Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90068

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

  • 111 S Grand Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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Largo

  • 432 N Fairfax Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90036

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El Rey Theatre

  • 5515 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90036

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Witzend

  • 1717 Lincoln Blvd

    Venice CA 90291

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Fonda Theatre

  • 6126 Hollywood Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90028

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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

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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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Sgt Peppers Dueling Pianos

  • 91 S Pine Ave

    Long Beach CA 90802

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The Colburn School

  • 200 S Grand Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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The CAP

  • 13752 Ventura Blvd

    Sherman Oaks CA 9142

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Amplyfi

  • 5617 Melrose Ave

    Los Angeles CA 90038

Intimate all-ages music venue hiding in an alley off Melrose @ Gower in Hollywood

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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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Cafe Cordiale

  • 14015 Ventura Blvd.

    Sherman Oaks CA 91423

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The Regent Theater

  • 448 S Main St

    Los Angeles CA 90013

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The Blue Beet

  • 107 21st Place

    Newport Beach CA 92663

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The Spare Room Roosevelt Hotel

  • 7000 Hollywood Blvd

    Hollywood CA 90028

A Modern Day Gaming Parlour & Cocktail Lounge.

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L3 Santa Monica Place

  • 395 Santa Monica Place

    Santa Monica CA 90401

Situated in the fashionable open-air shopping mall Santa Monica Place, L3 is an indoor-outdoor venue for private events. With 42,000 square feet of space, it's the largest and most flexible venue in the area.