The Best Live Music Venues In LA

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There's nothing like a night listening to your favorite musicians in a live setting. L.A. is home to a booming music scene where historic venues meet iconic musicians. It's so simple to stumble upon a hip dive bar with local bands playing or a funky garden music venue. Out of a never ending list of venues, here are the top places we'd definitely recommend to check out!

 

 
 
 
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Resident DTLA

Come be a part of the community at Resident DTLA! You can feel right at home in the heart of the Art District. Here, you'll find the coolest space both indoor and outdoor with some great music! You won’t regret checking out this awesome venue with a cocktail bar and even a light-up beer garden outside! 

Where: 428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Fonda Theatre 

Jam out at the Fonda Theatre to all genres of music! This historic 1920’s venue has a long list of musical icons rooted in the air from The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, and more. Today’s top artists all funnel through this venue, so you won’t want to miss a show here!

Where: 6126 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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The Roxy 

The Roxy on the Sunset Strip is one of the most legendary music venues in LA. So many celebs have been known to appear because of the booming nightlife. Be a part of a crowd who loves music just as much as you do. 

Where: 9009 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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KCRW Summer Nights 

NPR’s affiliate KCRW puts on their very own free outdoor performances all summer long. KCRW Summer Nights cycle through ten outstanding locations for their summer concerts like ChinaTown Central Plaza, One Colorado, and Twilight on the Pier!

Where: Multiple Locations. 

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Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions

Grand Park Summer Sessions has been up and running for seven years now - and putting on the most epic dance party of the summer - all for free! Join in every month and check out the incredible art scene, food truck goodies, all while listening to the best house music in the city.

Where: 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Sassafras Saloon

Travel back in time and get a taste of an old western saloon at the meticulous Sassafras Saloon. Featuring the variety of performance options - musical and burlesque - that are guaranteed to blow your mind, this gem in the heart of Hollywood should absolutely be on your bucket list!

Where: 1233 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038

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