Live Music Bars In LA

Rhythm Room LA

206 W 6th St BSMT, Los Angeles – 14 mins

Located near Skid Row, Rhythm Room is a great place to hang out and listen to music. They offer jazz, live music, games, activities, beer, wine and spirits. Hours are Mon-Sat 5pm-2am.


9081 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood – 28 mins

Troubadour has been around since 1957, playing a part in Elton John, James Taylor and Tom Waits early careers when they performed here. Tickets can be purchased and range $15-$25 depending on the individual/group.

Sassafra Saloon

1233 N Vine St Los Angeles – 15 mins

Experience a southern vibe when you visit the Sassafra Saloon. Designed to reflect the Bayou with southern patriarchs, antique furniture and aged drinks to match the atmosphere. Hours are 5pm-2am, check out their upcoming events for live performances.

Living Room

2636 Crenshaw Blvd Los Angeles – 17 mins

Travel back in time at this historic bar. Try out the old-school jukebox plus jazz & blues shows. Accompany your entertainment with food and drinks to match. Hours are Mon-Wed 12:15pm-Midnight, Thurs-Sat 12:30pm-2am.

Hotel Café

1623 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles – 16 mins

If you can’t get enough music, Hotel Café has you covered. They run two stages at once so it can get crowded quickly. They have a first come first serve policy so make sure to get their early and purchase your tickets ahead of time when applicable. This venue is 21+ and is open 6:30pm-Midnight everyday.

Blue Whale Bar

123 Astronaut Ellison S Onizuka St #301, Los Angeles – 15 mins

Located in the heart of Little Tokyo, bluewhale entertains with a live jazz club, art gallery and bar. The setup provides an intimate environment with the performers and fans as well as an area to grab a drink. This venue is 21+ and music starts at 9pm every night.

Harvelle’s Blues Club

1432 4th St, Santa Monica – 25 mins

One of the oldest live music venues, Hervelle’s provides a dark intimate space for listening, dancing and drinking to local, national and international performers. Open 7 days a week: Thurs, Sat & Sun doors open at 8pm , Mon-Wed & Friday doors open at 5pm.