Los Angeles Nightlife
Home of all things cool and the birthplace of pop culture, the nightlife in Los Angeles is second to none with some of the edgiest bars and clubs in the world. Whether watching world-class shows, dining alongside some of Tinsel Town's hottest stars, or drinking at the hippest clubs in the world, a night out in LA is never dull.
On any given night there will be band performing somewhere, whether a local and upcoming band or the hottest international act, the choices are endless. The only problem is getting tickets, so it is wise to plan ahead if you're set on catching a concert. The club scene is absolutely overflowing with variety and those looking for anything from a trendy night sipping on mojitos to dancing the night away will have no problem finding something to suit their tastes.
Los Angeles' chaotic layout means there is no central nightlife district. Instead, there is a variety of different options scattered around the city. The streets of Hollywood offer a dizzying choice of clubs and bars. Swing down to Westwood for cocktail and dive bars, or for rooftop lounges head to the Valley. Los Angeles' nightlife scene is always changing so you are always bound to find something new and hip.
Head down to Largo and catch one of America's hottest new acts performing. The world famous Orpheum Theatre hosts a multitude of theatrical productions, concerts and film festivals, while across town the Geffen Playhouse is the place to see dramatic and comedic shows. The Dolby Theatre hosts not only the Academy Awards, but also big name headliners.
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