Best performances in Los Angeles

Check out the top performances in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Hollywood Bowl

1. Hollywood Bowl

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257 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Music Venue
Nancy
Outdoor amphitheater. Whether you like classical, jazz, pop, rock or country, they've got it. Picnicking at th…
Fotini
The Hollywood Bowl is a historical landmark and active live concert venue. It's museum features photographs, a…
Isabelle at Voyajoy
For live entertainment, The Hollywood Bowl, an open sky concert hall has frequent performances by stars of cou…
1. Hollywood Bowl

1. Hollywood Bowl

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257 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Nancy
Nancy
Outdoor amphitheater. Whether you like classical, jazz, pop, rock or country, they've got it. Picnicking at the Bowl before a performance - …
Fotini
Fotini
The Hollywood Bowl is a historical landmark and active live concert venue. It's museum features photographs, audio & video recordings, memor…
Isabelle at Voyajoy
Isabelle at Voyajoy
For live entertainment, The Hollywood Bowl, an open sky concert hall has frequent performances by stars of country, classical and popular mu…
2. Echoplex

2. Echoplex

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34 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
Point of interestEstablishment
Michelle & Barry
Sister club to the Echo. Another hip music venue for indie bands to DJs and performance art.
DragonflyHill
Two of the city's prime performance venues for L.A Independent music scene. The Echo and Echoplex is known for…
Andi And Alicia
A leading venue for indie bands. April through October, catch the free, kid-friendly Sunday evening Grand Ole …
2. Echoplex

2. Echoplex

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34 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
Michelle & Barry
Michelle & Barry
Sister club to the Echo. Another hip music venue for indie bands to DJs and performance art.
DragonflyHill
DragonflyHill
Two of the city's prime performance venues for L.A Independent music scene. The Echo and Echoplex is known for having the best club nights I…
Andi And Alicia
Andi And Alicia
A leading venue for indie bands. April through October, catch the free, kid-friendly Sunday evening Grand Ole Echo roots/Americana showcase.
3. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

3. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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439 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Art Museum
Naima
If you like art ... You will LOVE LACMA. In the summer time they have live jazz in the evenings & the offer a …
Peter
If you've ever seen pictures of people standing in front of a big group of street lights, this is the place! T…
judalon
You just can't miss this if you enjoy art. Also live music performances free on Friday nights from spring thro…
3. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

3. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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439 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Naima
Naima
If you like art ... You will LOVE LACMA. In the summer time they have live jazz in the evenings & the offer a bar for those you enjoy their …
Peter
Peter
If you've ever seen pictures of people standing in front of a big group of street lights, this is the place! To get this picture yourself, v…
judalon
judalon
You just can't miss this if you enjoy art. Also live music performances free on Friday nights from spring through fall but check the website…
4. The Edison

4. The Edison

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42 local reviews
108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-613-0000
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Megyn
Really awesome 1920s style bar, they usually have some type of live performance such as burlesque
Kristen
1920's Style bar with live aerial performances and absinthe bars!
Derek
Incredible bar with live performances in the old Edison Power and Electric company from the early 1900's
4. The Edison

4. The Edison

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42 local reviews
108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-613-0000
Megyn
Megyn
Really awesome 1920s style bar, they usually have some type of live performance such as burlesque
Kristen
Kristen
1920's Style bar with live aerial performances and absinthe bars!
Derek
Derek
Incredible bar with live performances in the old Edison Power and Electric company from the early 1900's
5. Walt Disney Concert Hall

5. Walt Disney Concert Hall

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137 local reviews
111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-850-2000
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Michelle
Frank Gehry's Los Angeles masterpiece hall and performance center featuring the best of music and entertainmen…
Markus & Wendy
If you can't make a performance you can always go to appreciate the architectural beauty from the outside!
Rain
They always have all kinds of fantastic performances here! From music, to opera, dance and theatre
5. Walt Disney Concert Hall

5. Walt Disney Concert Hall

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137 local reviews
111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-850-2000
Michelle
Michelle
Frank Gehry's Los Angeles masterpiece hall and performance center featuring the best of music and entertainment.
Markus & Wendy
Markus & Wendy
If you can't make a performance you can always go to appreciate the architectural beauty from the outside!
Rain
Rain
They always have all kinds of fantastic performances here! From music, to opera, dance and theatre
6. The Getty Villa

6. The Getty Villa

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145 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Nadia
Ancient Greek and Roman art in reconstructed Roman villa. Near the beach. Simply beautiful. Free entrance, mus…
Adam
Former tycoon's residence modeled after 1st-century Italian villa, with Greek & Roman artifacts. Free but rese…
Michelle
Antiquities from Macedonia to the Romens. FREE to enter, just $20 to park. Housed in a 1 to 1 scale Roman co…
6. The Getty Villa

6. The Getty Villa

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145 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
Nadia
Nadia
Ancient Greek and Roman art in reconstructed Roman villa. Near the beach. Simply beautiful. Free entrance, must pay parking, nice cafe. In t…
Adam
Adam
Former tycoon's residence modeled after 1st-century Italian villa, with Greek & Roman artifacts. Free but reservation required. Live perform…
Michelle
Michelle
Antiquities from Macedonia to the Romens. FREE to enter, just $20 to park. Housed in a 1 to 1 scale Roman country villa - antiquiteis, bea…
7. The Dresden

7. The Dresden

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42 local reviews
1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 665-4294
Danielle
Restaurant and bar made famous both by its inclusion in the movie Swingers and by its nightly performances fro…
Parris
Let the world famous Marty and Elaine thrill you with their musical performances
Dana & Brad
Our favorite! Watch the infamous Marty & Elayne perform nightly 9pm-1am.
7. The Dresden

7. The Dresden

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42 local reviews
1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 665-4294
Danielle
Danielle
Restaurant and bar made famous both by its inclusion in the movie Swingers and by its nightly performances from famed band Marty and Elayne…
Parris
Parris
Let the world famous Marty and Elaine thrill you with their musical performances
Dana & Brad
Dana & Brad
Our favorite! Watch the infamous Marty & Elayne perform nightly 9pm-1am.
8. Dolby Theatre

8. Dolby Theatre

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54 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood
+1 323-308-6300
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Pamela
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and ente…
Peggy J
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and ente…
Fotini
The Dolby Theatre (formerly the Kodak Theatre) is a live-performance auditorium that hosts the Academy Awards …
8. Dolby Theatre

8. Dolby Theatre

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54 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood
+1 323-308-6300
Pamela
Pamela
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywoo…
Peggy J
Peggy J
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywoo…
Fotini
Fotini
The Dolby Theatre (formerly the Kodak Theatre) is a live-performance auditorium that hosts the Academy Awards (the Oscars), 1st held there i…
9. Paper or Plastik Cafe

9. Paper or Plastik Cafe

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26 local reviews
5772 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-935-0268
CafeFoodStore
Katja
Cutting-edge Mid-City coffeehouse with Intelligentsia and Ecco Caffe coffee and delicious food, and it’s also …
Frankie
Young, urban, hip crown with really good food and internet service. They have nightime performances and an adj…
Orla
Delicious pastries and coffee.
9. Paper or Plastik Cafe

9. Paper or Plastik Cafe

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26 local reviews
5772 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-935-0268
Katja
Katja
Cutting-edge Mid-City coffeehouse with Intelligentsia and Ecco Caffe coffee and delicious food, and it’s also a performance space! Also a go…
Frankie
Frankie
Young, urban, hip crown with really good food and internet service. They have nightime performances and an adjoining dance studio. 2 blocks …
Orla
Orla
Delicious pastries and coffee.
10. The Wiltern

10. The Wiltern

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25 local reviews
3790 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-388-1400
Night clubStorePoint of interest
helen
Grand Los Angeles Deco Theatre, check website for performances - dance, music, theatre
Czee
The Wiltern is an iconic venue for many starting artist and returning artist. Adele played recently (after she…
Randy
My favorite Art Deco (palace) theater in the city. Invent a reason to attend a concert here. You will think yo…
10. The Wiltern

10. The Wiltern

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25 local reviews
3790 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-388-1400
helen
helen
Grand Los Angeles Deco Theatre, check website for performances - dance, music, theatre
Czee
Czee
The Wiltern is an iconic venue for many starting artist and returning artist. Adele played recently (after she became a huge star, and befor…
Randy
Randy
My favorite Art Deco (palace) theater in the city. Invent a reason to attend a concert here. You will think you have died and gone to Heaven…
11. El Capitan Theatre

11. El Capitan Theatre

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40 local reviews
6838 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 818-845-3110
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Mitchell
Owned by Disney this theater keep movie magic alive. They usually start with a pre-show to the movie with a li…
Paddington and Blake
This is technically a movie theater--but it's more like a movie palace restored to its former glory by the mag…
Anita
Seeing a Disney movie at El Capitan Theatre Is fun when you are traveling with kids. Each movie is accompanied…
11. El Capitan Theatre

11. El Capitan Theatre

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40 local reviews
6838 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 818-845-3110
Mitchell
Mitchell
Owned by Disney this theater keep movie magic alive. They usually start with a pre-show to the movie with a live performance. One of our fav…
Paddington and Blake
Paddington and Blake
This is technically a movie theater--but it's more like a movie palace restored to its former glory by the magic of Disney. Originally, it s…
Anita
Anita
Seeing a Disney movie at El Capitan Theatre Is fun when you are traveling with kids. Each movie is accompanied by either live character perf…
12. The Greek Theatre

12. The Greek Theatre

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73 local reviews
2700 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 844-524-7335
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Osvaldo&Curtis
Smaller version of Hollywood Bowl with performances under the stars. See who's playing here and catch a show …
Angelyna
Great outdoor amphitheater. Surrounded by trees up in Griffith Park. Current stars and performances.
Michael
Amazing, unique forest amphitheater that features a great array of bands and performances.
12. The Greek Theatre

12. The Greek Theatre

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73 local reviews
2700 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 844-524-7335
Osvaldo&Curtis
Osvaldo&Curtis
Smaller version of Hollywood Bowl with performances under the stars. See who's playing here and catch a show before or after a visit to the…
Angelyna
Angelyna
Great outdoor amphitheater. Surrounded by trees up in Griffith Park. Current stars and performances.
Michael
Michael
Amazing, unique forest amphitheater that features a great array of bands and performances.