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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Hip Kitty Jazz

  • 502 West 1st St

    Claremont CA 91711

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Alva's Showroom

  • 1417 W Eight St

    San Pedro CA 90732

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Steamers Jazz

  • 138 W Commonwealth

    Fullerton CA 92832

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The Theatre at Ace Hotel

  • 929 S Broadway

    Los Angeles CA 90015

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Hal's Bar & Grill

  • 1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd

    Venice CA 90291

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  • 13726 Oxnard Str

    Valley Glen CA 91401

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Kulak's Woodshed

  • 5230 1/2 Laurel Canyon Blvd

    North Hollywood CA 91607

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The Well LA

  • 1006 S Olive St

    Los Angeles CA 90015

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Mr T's Bowl

  • 5621 N Figueroa Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90042

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Long Beach Center Theater

  • 300 E Ocean Blvd

    Long Beach CA 90802

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Five Star Bar

  • 267 S Main Street

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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The Glass House

  • 200 W 2nd St

    Pomona CA 91766

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Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • 8808 Irvine Center Dr

    Irvine CA 96218

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  • 2101 Lincoln Blvd

    Santa Monica CA 90405

Live music is the focus of this neighborhood venue, which features performances seven nights a week. You'll also find burlesque dancing, trivia games, jazz nights and daily food specials.

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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

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The Grand Star

  • 943 N Broadway

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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The Smell

  • 247 S Main St

    Los Angeles CA 90012

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Silverlake Lounge

  • 2906 W Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles CA 90026