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  • 1. El Rey Theater

    West Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This former Art Deco movie house from the 1930s has been given a second life as a live music venue. Legends and rising stars grace the stage...Read More

  • 2. Resident

    Downtown | Music Clubs

    Catch a lineup of indie tastemakers inside this converted industrial space, or hang outdoors in the beer garden while trying bites from on-site...Read More

  • 3. The Echo and Echoplex

    Echo Park | Music Clubs

    These two venues, one sitting on top of the other, are the heart of live music in Echo Park. Both offer a full bar and the ability to order...Read More

  • 4. The Satellite

    Silver Lake | Music Clubs

    Once known as Spaceland, the Satellite holds nightly shows filled with underground musicians, both touring and local, all trying to make a dent...Read More

  • 5. Avalon

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This multitasking art deco venue offers both live music and club nights. The killer sound system, cavernous space, and multiple bars make it...Read More

  • 6. Baked Potato

    Studio City | Music Clubs

    Baked Potato might be a strange name to give a world-famous jazz club that’s been holding performances of well-known acts (Allan Holdsworth...Read More

  • 7. Blue Whale

    Downtown | Music Clubs

    This unassuming jazz club in Little Tokyo caters to a serious crowd, bringing progressive and modern jazz to the stage. Although the venue is...Read More

  • 8. California Institute of Abnormal Arts

    North Hollywood | Music Clubs

    What do a mummified clown, an alley full of Chinese red lanterns, and a collection of sideshow memorabilia have in common? They can all be found...Read More

  • 9. Harvard and Stone

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    An interior that's one part industrial, one part mid-century modern, and one part ski lodge plays witness to the coolest live music this side...Read More

  • 10. Harvelle's

    Music Clubs

    The focus of this bar and music club is on jazz, blues, and soul. The club is small, with an even smaller checkerboard dance floor. Reserve...Read More

  • 11. Hotel Cafe

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This intimate venue caters to fans of folk, indie rock, and music on the softer side. With red velvet backdrops, hardwood furnishings, and the...Read More

  • 12. Silverlake Lounge

    Silver Lake | Music Clubs

    Rock bands, burlesque, comedy, and even open-mic nights all have a home at the cross section of Sunset and Silver Lake at a little dive bar...Read More

  • 13. The Fonda Theatre

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    Right on the edge of the Walk of Fame, this historic venue was one of the area's first theaters when it opened in the 1920s. The Spanish Colonial...Read More

  • 14. The Hi Hat

    Highland Park | Music Clubs

    The only thing left from its previous life as a pool hall are the two tables that greet customers as they enter. Now, it's the epicenter of...Read More

  • 15. The Troubadour

    West Hollywood | Music Clubs

    The intimate vibe of the Troubadour helps make this club a favorite with music fans. Around since 1957, this venue has a storied past where...Read More

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  • 16. Whisky A Go Go

    West Hollywood | Music Clubs

    The hard-core metal and rock scene is alive and well at the legendary Whisky A Go Go (the full name includes the prefix "World Famous"), where...Read More

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  • 17. Dragonfly

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    Although this bar may come off as dark and gritty, it manages to attract patrons that you wouldn't necessarily suspect. Both "Point Break Live...Read More

  • 18. House of Blues

    West Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This club functions like a concert venue, hosting popular jazz, rock, and blues performers. Every Sunday there's a gospel brunch. ...Read More

  • 19. King King

    Hollywood | Music Clubs

    Performances at this club range from salsa to hip-hop to rock, punctuated by truly unique shows that take place monthly. "The Floor Improv"...Read More

  • 20. The Viper Room

    West Hollywood | Music Clubs

    This 21-plus rock club on the edge of the Sunset Strip has been around for more than 20 years and is famously known as the site of much controversial...Read More

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