Sunset hollywood CA is a world renowned stretch of boulevard that is home to a number of historic music venues. If you love listening to live music, than you’ll know that the best live performances in L.A. are often held at the best venues. Check out some of these historic venues in the LA area.
Located on Sunset Blvd, there’s no other venue in Los Angeles that has quite the history as Whiskey a Go Go. During the 60s, 70s and 80s, this small venue held powerhouse performances by The Doors, Janis Joplin, Motley Crue, and Guns N Roses among others. Today, you can hear rock bands perform live. Check out the website for the upcoming calendar events.
Located in Hollywood, the Fonda Theatre has actually been around since the 1920s where it was known as the Henry Fonda Theatre and the Music Box. Over the years, the theatre has been the home of powerhouse performances such as The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, and Stevie Wonder. More recently its been the location of bands such as Radiohead, Mogwai and Alabama Shakes. Check out the official website to see what events you can catch at this historic music venue and event space.
Located in West Hollywood, this venue opened in the late 50s and was the spot for folk pop musicians such as Joni Mitchell, Lenny Bruce and Richard Pryor. During the 70s the venue saw the likes of Neil Young, Cheech & Chong, Steve Martin, James Taylor, Elton John and in the 80s had performances by Metallica, Pearl Jam, and Guns N Roses. The venue continues to book established bands as well as upcoming performers. See what the venue has next in store by visiting the website.
This location is actually home to four resident performing art companies: the Center Theatre Group, the LA Opera, the LA Master Chorale and the LA Philharmonic. The end result is fantastic theatrical, musical, and instrumental performances all held within close proximately. Whether you are interested in seeing dance performances, operas, musicals, theatre productions or music concerts, The Music Center is sure to have something for you.