Live Music Venues Walking Tour in Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Self Guided)

The nightlife in Los Angeles is extremely varied to suit everyone's taste. This is particularly true in relation to the clubs, restaurants and bars that host live music performances. Take the following walking tour if you'd like to see live R&B, rock, jazz or blues concerts.
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Live Music Venues Walking Tour in Los Angeles Map

Guide Name: Live Music Venues Walking Tour in Los Angeles
Guide Location: USA » Los Angeles (See other walking tours in Los Angeles)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Author: ashley
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Catalina Bar & Grill

1) Catalina Bar & Grill

Catalina Bar & Grill located in Los Angeles, is a superb club that provides a warm atmosphere while enjoying tasty food and listening to great live jazz music. Stars such as Art Blakey, Betty Carter, Tony Williams and many others have graced its stage. Lunch can be served here between 11 AM and 3 PM, dinner is available between 7 and 10 PM.
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Boardner's

2) Boardner's

Since 1942, Boardner's has been a Hollywood legend. This venue features a cozy room with comfortable sofas, a beautiful art deco bar and a New Orleans-style patio. They frequently host amazing live bands. Boardner's is open Monday- Sunday: 4pm-2am.
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Pig 'N Whistle

3) Pig 'N Whistle

Pig 'N Whistle is a family-owned restaurant and Hollywood landmark that provides a good old Hollywood feeling. Every Wednesday to Saturday, Pig 'N Whistle hosts awesome live entertainment of both local and international bands. The food is delicious, ranging from healthy salads to juicy steaks.
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Hotel Cafe

4) Hotel Cafe

Hotel Cafe is a small live music venue that hosts the brightest talents Hollywood has to offer. The atmosphere is very intimate and friendly. Arrive early to get a table at Hotel Cafe because the place is usually packed. The Hotel Cafe was voted the best music venue in town in 2006, it's definitely worth a visit.
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The Room

5) The Room

Located in the city of Los Angeles, The Room is a nightclub with great live music and a crowded dance floor. It also has a private outside lounge area. Inside, there is a good mix of leather sofas, brick walls and a narrow wooden bar. The atmosphere is very intimate and cozy.
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Avalon

6) Avalon

Avalon is a perfect destination for those who enjoy live gigs, superb events and excellent dance music. With a capacity of 1,100, this venue features three awesome bars, a smoking patio and opera box seating. It is considered to be one of Hollywood’s hottest party spots.
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Hollywood Palladium

7) Hollywood Palladium

Hollywood Palladium, a theater in Sunset Boulevard boasting a distinctive Streamline Moderne, Art Deco style, has been a listed historic monument since 2016. The theater comprises a spacious 11,200 square foot (1040 m²) dance floor and a mezzanine, and has a floor level room for up to 4,000 people. Reopened after renovation in October 2009, Hollywood Palladium, apart from being a major concert hall, is also often used as a venue for awards shows and celebrity parties.

Walking Tours in Los Angeles, California

Create Your Own Walk in Los Angeles

Create Your Own Walk in Los Angeles

Creating your own self-guided walk in Los Angeles is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tour

Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tour

Los Angeles means many things to many people, but it undoubtedly has some of the most significant architecture in the world. The city of LA was one of the centers of the art deco movement and features a great number of amazing historic houses, monuments, as well as modern buildings. Take this self-guided tour to explore the most famous architecture in Los Angeles.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Los Angeles Specialty Shops Walk

Los Angeles Specialty Shops Walk

The Los Angeles shopping scene offers a great variety of big shopping malls, amazing indoor and outdoor stores, as well as beautiful specialty shops. You can find a wide range of outstanding gifts, unique souvenirs and creative pieces of art in these stores. Take the following self-guided tour to explore the gorgeous specialty shops in Los Angeles.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 km
Los Angeles Comedy Clubs Walking Tour

Los Angeles Comedy Clubs Walking Tour

Los Angeles is an absolutely perfect place to enjoy comedy performances, as the crowd is especially warm and energetic here. Great comedians from all over the US and the world come to Los Angeles to perform and become famous. Take this self-guided tour to discover LA’s best comedy clubs.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.6 km
Los Angeles Theaters Walking Tour

Los Angeles Theaters Walking Tour

Los Angeles is loaded with a great number of outstanding theaters. These theaters showcase outstanding performances and productions that you will not want to miss. Many of the theaters are now national historic landmarks. Take this self-guided tour to explore the amazing theaters in Los Angeles.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Hollywood Walk

Hollywood Walk

Hollywood, LA's by far most famous district, is a popular destination for sightseeing and nightlife. It is also a historic center of film making. Paramount Studios, the only large film studio still operational in Hollywood, and the iconic Walk of Fame, are just some of the district's major attractions. To see what else the famous area has to offer, follow this self-guided walking tour...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Museums Tour in Los Angeles

Museums Tour in Los Angeles

Being one of the most culturally diverse cities in the US, Los Angeles contains a great number of museums that reflect the history of this city and the world. Its museums feature outstanding permanent collections, as well as rotating displays that specialize in television, radio and movie archives. Check out the famous museums in Los Angeles on the following self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km

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