6602 Melrose Ave., (323) 935-1197. Live jazz Tues Fri from 6-9pm. Food.
Amoeba Music
6400 Sunset Blvd., (323) 245-6400. Live music
weekly in the Largest Independent Music Store in the Country.
Autry Museum of Western Heritage
4700 Heritage Way, (323) 667-2000. In open-air Museum Plaza. "Sizzling Summer Nights" dance to the Swing and Caribbean rhythms on Thurs from 6-9pm, July 10-Aug 28. Free admission from 4-8pm.
Baked Potato
3787 Cahuenga Blvd. West, (818) 980-1615. Jazz, blues and rock seven nights a week. Food.
Canter's Kibitz Room
419 N. Fairfax Ave., (323) 651-2030. Rock, blues, jazz and cabaret/pop seven nights a week.
Cat Club
8911 Sunset Blvd. (310)657-0888. Open seven days a week from 6pm to 2am, with live bands every night.
Cat Fiddle Pub
6530 Sunset Blvd., (323) 468-3800. Live jazz on Sun, 7-11pm. Food.
Catalina's Bar Grill
1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd., (323) 466-2210. Featuring international jazz musicians, Tues-Sat, 8:30 10:30pm, Sun 7:30 9:30pm. Food. Call for ticket prices and reservations.
Club Lingerie
6507 Sunset Blvd., (323) 466-8557. Live music and dance weekly.
Club One Seven
6801 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 462-4172. Upscale club for ages 15-20 on Fri Sat featuring live music and dance events.
Club Vodka
6655 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 960-5125
Hollyood’s hottest new rock roll nightclub with three rooms of live music, plus complimentary buffet and “The Vodkats” burlesque dance review.
The Derby
4500 Los Feliz Blvd., (323) 663-8979. Retro jazz, swing rockabilly every night. Swing lessons Mon 7:30pm Sun 7:30pm 8:30pm.
6510 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 466-6111. Wild assortment of rock music nightly.
Dresden Restaurant
1760 N. Vermont Ave., (323) 665-4294. American-style food with #1 piano bar in L.A. featuring Marty Elaine. Home of #1 American style lounge.
El Cid Show Restaurant
4212 Sunset Blvd., (323) 668-0318. Offering authentic Spanish flamenco since 1961. Showtimes: Thurs Sun 8pm, Fri Sat 7pm 9pm.
El Floridita
1253 N. Vine St., (323) 871-8612. Sizzling Latin music, Mon, Fri Sat, 9:30pm.
Feinstein's at the Cinigrill
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 769-7269. Michael Feinstein’s Supper club with shows Tues-Sat at 8:30pm, late shows Fri Sat at 10:30pm. Food.
Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Caheunga Blvd East, (323) 461-3673. Lovely historic outdoor amphitheatre. Home of “Summer Nights at the Ford” series.
Gabah (formerly Anti-Club)
4658 Melrose Ave., (323) 664-8913. Music, all kinds.
The Garage
4519 Santa Monica Blvd, (323) 662-6802. Live music every night. Voted Best Rock Club, 2000.
Gardenia Club
7066 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 467-7444. New York-style cabaret dinner Mon-Sat, 9pm. Serving dinner from 7-10pm.
Genghis Cohen Cantina
740 N. Fairfax Ave., (323) 653-0640. A variety of original, live acoustic music nightly. Food.
The Gig
7302 Melrose Ave, (323) 936-4440.
Live music every night of the week.
6423 Yucca St., (323) 962-2913. ‘60s Mod, Austin Powers-esque decor. Live music Sunday through Thursday.
Greek Theatre
2700 N. Vermont Ave., (323) 665-1927. Located in Griffith Park, this large outdoor theatre features the best in pop, contemporary, and jazz entertainment. The theatre is of simple Doric design and seats nearly 6,000.
Hard Rock Café
8600 Beverly Blvd. (310) 276-7605. Live rock 'n roll Thurs. Food. Open 11am-11:30pm daily.
Havana on Sunset
5825 Sunset Blvd. (323) 464-1800. Salsa Latin jazz. Fri Sat nights.
Henry Fonda Music Box Theatre
6126 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 464-0808. Originally one of the earliest live theatres in Hollywood, now a newly refurbished concert stage featuring music acts and events.
Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Ave., (323) 850-2000. World famous natural amphitheatre is the summer home of the internationally celebrated Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. The 60-acre site, famous for its acoustics shell, opened in 1921. Free open rehearsals Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9am-12noon. Visit the Hollywood Bowl Museum open daily evenings prior to performances.
Hollywood Opera Ensemble
1749 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 851-0271. Women's Club of Hollywood. Presents fully staged operas.
Hollywood Palace
1735 N. Vine, (323) 462-3000. Musical industry landmark for over fifty years. Opened in 1927 as Los Angeles’ first and most lavish legitimate theatre and rebuilt as a multi-media facility. Now a consummate concert venue and nightclub.
Hollywood Palladium
6215 Sunset Blvd., (323) 962-7600. Home of the big bands in the '40's, now popular venue for music from rock to salsa.
The Hotel Café
1623 1/2 Cahuenga Blvd., (323) 461-2040. Singer-songwriters perform every night at 8pm.
House of Blues
8430 Sunset Blvd., (323) 848-5100. Sunset Strip venue dedicated to live music nightly. World famous Gospel Brunch Sundays.
The Key Club
9039 Sunset Blvd., (310) 274-5800. Live music nightly except Sun.
B.B. King's Blues Club Restaurant
1000 Universal Drive Center, Universal City, (818) 6BB-KING. Live music 7 nights a week and Gospel Brunch, Sundays.
King King
6555 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 960-5765. Recently re-opened, this club features live music.
nitting Factory
7021 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 463-0204. Hollywood's newest venue blends Old Hollywood, New York-basement feel with new technology; features broad spectrum of artists – traditional to avant garde jazz and indie rock – on two stages; bar and food.
K Kodak Theatre
6801 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 308-6300
The centerpiece of Hollywood Highland, a world class live broadcast theatre, and new home of the Academy Awards.
Largo Pub
432 N. Fairfax, (323) 852-1073. A variety of live music nightly. Over 21. Doors open 8pm. Dinner available.
Lava Lounge
1533 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 876-6612. Bands perform weekly, call for schedule.
Mak Center at Schindler House
835 N. Kings Rd. ( 323) 651-1510. Summer series of experimental musicians and composers interacting with the landmark Modernist residence. All shows are at 7:30pm.
Martini Lounge Restaurant
5657 Melrose Ave, (323) 467-4068. Featuring live music select nights, this plush club has a sizable dance floor and nifty lighting. Ricki Rachtman’s Famous Cathouse on Fridays.
M Bar
1253 N. Vine St. (323) 856-0036. Burlesque Show Weds at 9pm. Live bands Thurs- Sat (call for schedule).
Miceli's Restaurant
1646 N. Las Palmas Ave., (323) 466-3438. Piano melodies nightly, singing waiters, jazz on selected nights. Live music every night.
Musicians Institute
1655 McCadden Pl., (323) 462-1384. Offers a curriculum taught by some of the best players in the world.
Original Farmers Market
3rd Street Fairfax, (323) 933-9211. Twilight Summer Music Series, every Fri night 6:30-8:30pm thru July 25. Thurs Night Jazz Series, 7-9pm thru Aug 14. Food.
Palms, Thai Restaurant
5273 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 462-5073.
See Thai Elvis at 7:30pm Weds-Sun at this popular Thai eatery.
Parlour Club
7702 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 650-7968. Bricktops every Fri 10pm, featuring a tribute to the Roaring '20's and a dueling piano showdown.
Professional Musicians Local 47
817 N. Vine St., (323) 462-2161. Celebrated 100th anniversary in 1996. Member roster reads like Who's Who in American Music. Free open rehearsal of the Senior Symphony, Mon 10am-1pm.
9009 Sunset Blvd., (310) 276-2222. Showcase music club features established and "breaking" rock acts nightly. No age limit.
2138 Hillhurst Ave, (323) 666-8666. Fine dining with a bar lounge in the back. Live music on select nights.
Three Clubs
1123 Vine St., (323) 462-6441. Live music Tues-Thurs.
Tommy Tang’s
7313 Melrose Ave., (323) 937-5733. Top notch jazz Thursday evenings. No cover charge for dining guests. Call for reservations. Michael Greenfield and Harry Scorzo in July; Jeff Nathanson on sax in Aug.; Ice Age Jazztet in Sept.
Troubadour (Doug Weston's)
9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, (310) 276-6168. Legendary venue has introduced new music to L.A. since 1958. All ages.
Universal Amphitheater
100 Universal City Plaza, (818) 777-3931. Fully enclosed amphitheater seats 6,250. Top names at one of the country's best music venues.
1650 Schrader, (323) 465-7449. New music in a new setting.
1714 N. Vermont., (323) 661-6163. Les Michaels hosts open-mic Mondays for cabaret singers. Sign-up at 8:30pm, show at 9pm.
Viper Room
8852 Sunset Blvd., (310) 358-1880. The club of tabloid fame offers live music nightly. 21 and up.
Whiskey A-Go-Go
8901 Sunset Blvd., (310) 652-4205. Hard rock to alternative music at one of Hollywood's legendary clubs. No age limit.
2609 Hyperion Ave., (323) 665-2929. Serving sushi and music weekly.