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Hollywood Live Music


El Floridita

Metro Station: Hollywood & Vine, Red Line

Walking Distance: 9 minutes/0.5 mile

Address: 1253 Vine St. Los Angeles 90038

Phone: (323) 871-8612

Hours: Mon-Fri lunch 11am-4pm, dinner 4pm-10pm; Entertainment Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat.



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Hollywood live music Havana style. Dig into hearty Cuban food as you groove to the best afro-cuban bands in town. Put on your dancing shoes and take El Floridita's salsa dance lessons so you don't have to just sit there sipping your mojito, consumed by rhythm envy.




Hollywood Bowl

Metro Station: Hollywood & Highland, Red Line

Walking Distance: 19 minutes/0.8 mile

Address: 2301 N. Highland Ave Los Angeles 90068

Phone: (323) 436-2827

Hours: varies with show



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No longer just a classical venue, the Hollywood Bowl seems to expand its world music and rock calender every year. Sip Chardonnay to jazz, world music and rock as coyotes howl and the Santa Ana winds blow in from the desert. Outdoor acoustics so pristine, you can hear a guitar string break even from the cheap seats. If you've ever been stuck in the parking lot, post-concert, you know it can easily take an hour to get away. Go Metro and save yourself the stress.





Hotel Cafe

Metro Station: Hollywood and Vine, Red Line

Walking Distance: 7 minutes/0.4 mile

Address: 1623 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles 90028

Phone: (323) 461-2040

Hours: 7pm - sometimes earlier, sometimes late.... you know musicians



Hotel Cafe

Brick-walled, moody, (we'd call it smoky if you could smoke indoors in LA) singer-songwriter haven with great acoustics. Hotel Cafe has emerged as a real talent spotter, jumpstarting the careers of people like Imogen Heap and M. Ward.




The Henry Fonda Theater

Metro Station: Hollywood and Vine, Red Line

Walking Distance: 2 minutes/0.1 mile

Address: 6126 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, 90028

Phone: (323) 464-0808

Hours: Varies with shows



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The Henry Fonda Theater is a medium size venue featuring medium size rock bands. Before they were too big to play here, Green Day, Queens of the Stone Age, Black Eyed Peas, Interpol all played here.




The Palladium

Metro Station: Hollywood and Vine, Red Line

Walking Distance: 5 minutes/ 0.3 mile

Address: 6215 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028

Phone: (323) 962-7600

Hours: Varies with show




The enduring landmark of Hollywood live music. Everyone from Frank Sinatra (he opened the place in 1940) to Jay-Z (he re-opened it after a long renovation) has played the streamline moderne Palladium, which continues to present A-list talent.




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