This favorite music spot in Echo Park features an eclectic array of up-and-coming bands. Soul or reggae dance nights and DJ mashup sessions are thrown in to round out the calendar. The basement level Echoplex has twice the space, so it can book bigger names.
the Echoplex. the Echoplex books bigger national tours and events. 1822 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park, 90026. 213/413–8200. www.attheecho.com.