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Top Choice Live Music in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Greek Theatre

The 'Greek' in the 2010 film Get Him to the Greek is this 5900-capacity outdoor amphitheater, tucked into a woodsy Griffith Park hillside. A more intimate version of the Hollywood Bowl, it's much loved for its vibe …
Top Choice Live Music in Silver Lake & Echo Park

Echo

Eastsiders hungry for an eclectic alchemy of sounds pack this super-packed dive, basically a sweaty bar with a stage and a back patio. On the music front, expect anything from indie and electronica, to dub reggae an…
Top Choice Jazz in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Blue Whale

An intimate, concrete-floored space on the top floor of Weller Court in Little Tokyo, Blue Whale serves top-notch jazz nightly from 9pm. The crowd is eclectic, the beers craft and the bar bites decent. Acts span eme…
Top Choice Live Music in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Saturdays Off the 405

From May to September, the Getty Center courtyard fills with evening crowds for a delicious collision of art, brilliant live acts and beat-pumping DJ sets.
Top Choice Classical Music in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Los Angeles Philharmonic

The world-class LA Phil performs classics and cutting-edge works at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, under the baton of Venezuelan phenom Gustavo Dudamel.
Live Music in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Rockwell

If you like to be entertained while you chew, come to this table and stage. Make a reservation for Wednesday night, when Jeff Goldblum and his Mildred Snitzer Orchestra usually take to the stage. The Hollywood veter…
Live Music in Santa Monica

Twilight Concert Series

This beloved local institution brings Santa Monicans of all stripes to rock out by the thousands on the pier and on the sand below, gigging local to world-famous names. Recently: Mavis Staples, Save Ferris and the P…
Jazz in Exposition Park & South LA

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

Grammy-nominated jazz singer and educator Barbara Morrison has sung with the likes of Ray Charles and Dizzy Gillespie and at jazz festivals worldwide, but her passion is teaching and programming performances here in…
Jazz in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Vibrato Grill Bar

You can thank Grammy Award–winning jazz legend Herb Alpert for the standout acoustics here. After all, he designed the elegant, romantic spot. A restaurant and jazz club in one, it serves up six nights of stellar ac…
Jazz in Hollywood

Catalina Bar & Grill

It might be tucked in a ho-hum office building (enter through the garage), but once you're inside this sultry, premier jazz club all is forgiven. Expect a mix of top touring talent and emerging local acts – performe…