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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253 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Music Venue
Isabelle at Voyajoy
For live entertainment, The Hollywood Bowl, an open sky concert hall has frequent performances by stars of cou…
Ramin
10 minute walk. Many people don't know this but The Hollywood Bowl is a public park. You can explore the who…
Nancy
Outdoor amphitheater. Whether you like classical, jazz, pop, rock or country, they've got it. Picnicking at th…
1. Hollywood Bowl
1. Hollywood Bowl
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253 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
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…
Ramin
Ramin
10 minute walk. Many people don't know this but The Hollywood Bowl is a public park. You can explore the whole venue during regular park h…
Nancy
Nancy
Outdoor amphitheater. Whether you like classical, jazz, pop, rock or country, they've got it. Picnicking at the Bowl before a performance - …
2. Echoplex
2. Echoplex
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31 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
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Debbie
Wonderful club, live performance venue.
DragonflyHill
Two of the city's prime performance venues for L.A Independent music scene. The Echo and Echoplex is known for…
Michelle & Barry
Sister club to the Echo. Another hip music venue for indie bands to DJs and performance art.
2. Echoplex
2. Echoplex
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31 local reviews
1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 213-413-8200
Debbie
Debbie
Wonderful club, live performance venue.
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…
Michelle & Barry
Michelle & Barry
Sister club to the Echo. Another hip music venue for indie bands to DJs and performance art.
3. Hollywood Pantages Theatre
3. Hollywood Pantages Theatre
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100 local reviews
6233 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 323-468-1770
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Kandi
A wide variety of live performances, approximately 60 miles south of Santa Paula, CA.
Kaya
If you are into stage and performance art. This is the best place to go in LA, in my experience at least.
Sher
Beautiful theatre venue usually featuring plays from Broadway.
3. Hollywood Pantages Theatre
3. Hollywood Pantages Theatre
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100 local reviews
6233 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 323-468-1770
Kandi
Kandi
A wide variety of live performances, approximately 60 miles south of Santa Paula, CA.
Kaya
Kaya
If you are into stage and performance art. This is the best place to go in LA, in my experience at least.
Sher
Sher
Beautiful theatre venue usually featuring plays from Broadway.
4. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
4. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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435 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Art Museum
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…
Naima
If you like art ... You will LOVE LACMA. In the summer time they have live jazz in the evenings & the offer a …
4. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
4. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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435 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
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…
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 …
5. The Edison
5. The Edison
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45 local reviews
108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-613-0000
BarNight clubPoint of interest
Derek
Incredible bar with live performances in the old Edison Power and Electric company from the early 1900's
Kristen
1920's Style bar with live aerial performances and absinthe bars!
Sue
A very classy bar in downtown. No dancing, but a great lounge. You will love the atmosphere.
5. The Edison
5. The Edison
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45 local reviews
108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 213-613-0000
Derek
Derek
Incredible bar with live performances in the old Edison Power and Electric company from the early 1900's
Kristen
Kristen
1920's Style bar with live aerial performances and absinthe bars!
Sue
Sue
A very classy bar in downtown. No dancing, but a great lounge. You will love the atmosphere.
6. Walt Disney Concert Hall
6. Walt Disney Concert Hall
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134 local reviews
111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-850-2000
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Rain
They always have all kinds of fantastic performances here! From music, to opera, dance and theatre
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!
6. Walt Disney Concert Hall
6. Walt Disney Concert Hall
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134 local reviews
111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323-850-2000
Rain
Rain
They always have all kinds of fantastic performances here! From music, to opera, dance and theatre
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!
7. The Getty Villa
7. The Getty Villa
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143 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…
Sue
The Getty Villa is the place in Malibu to visit for arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
7. The Getty Villa
7. The Getty Villa
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143 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…
Sue
Sue
The Getty Villa is the place in Malibu to visit for arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
8. The Dresden
8. The Dresden
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42 local reviews
1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles
Open 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
H.
I've always gone here for the bar very glamorous Hollywood vintage piano bar with legend performers Marty & El…
8. The Dresden
8. The Dresden
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42 local reviews
1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles
Open 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
H.
H.
I've always gone here for the bar very glamorous Hollywood vintage piano bar with legend performers Marty & Elaine. They serve dinner also.
9. Dolby Theatre
9. Dolby Theatre
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56 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood
+1 323-308-6300
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
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 …
Pamela
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and ente…
9. Dolby Theatre
9. Dolby Theatre
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56 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood
+1 323-308-6300
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…
Pamela
Pamela
The Dolby Theatre is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywoo…
10. Paper or Plastik Cafe
10. Paper or Plastik Cafe
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27 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…
Ita
Great organic coffee, food and tea, Good environment.
10. Paper or Plastik Cafe
10. Paper or Plastik Cafe
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27 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 …
Ita
Ita
Great organic coffee, food and tea, Good environment.
11. The Wiltern
11. The Wiltern
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26 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…
11. The Wiltern
11. The Wiltern
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26 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…
12. El Capitan Theatre
12. El Capitan Theatre
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40 local reviews
6838 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 818-845-3110
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Ramin
15 minute walk. Disney's owned and operated movie theater. It's gorgeous and most of the showings include a l…
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…
12. El Capitan Theatre
12. El Capitan Theatre
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40 local reviews
6838 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
+1 818-845-3110
Ramin
Ramin
15 minute walk. Disney's owned and operated movie theater. It's gorgeous and most of the showings include a live pre-show performance. This…
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…