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Music & Nightlife

Your guide to the best live music, nightclubs, gay clubs, comedy clubs, after-parties, dance parties, bands and dating events in Los Angeles

A record store guide to L.A.

A record store guide to L.A.

Analog music junkies can get their fix of rare, brand-spanking new or hard-to-find vintage vinyl across L.A.

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Upcoming live music

Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine

See this eccentric British bandleader belt out her now-famous tunes like a true superstar at the Hollywood Bowl, because only a venue as dazzling as...

Downtown Historic Core
Jazz at LACMA

Jazz at LACMA

One of L.A.’s best free live music offerings, Jazz at LACMA has featured legit legends over its three-decade run at the museum. The beloved program is...

Miracle Mile
The Black Keys

The Black Keys

The blues-y Ohio natives return for an arena tour of soulful, crunchy grooves. Hear Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney float through some nifty...

West Hollywood
Joshua Tree Music Festival

Joshua Tree Music Festival

Make your way to the desert for the Joshua Tree Music Festival, a gathering of like-minded indie musicians who will be rocking out to a...

Desert

More live music in L.A.

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming concerts

All of the city’s best music is right here in our calendar of upcoming concerts in L.A.

Free concerts in L.A.

Free concerts in L.A.

You’re in luck—music (aside from film, possibly) is the city’s most abundant form of entertainment.

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The latest L.A. music news

Sex & dating in Los Angeles

Time Out music lists

Cruisin' road trip songs

Cruisin' road trip songs

Hit the road, Jack, and crank up the dial with our definitive list of the best road trip songs ever made.

Cruisin' road trip songs

Cruisin' road trip songs

Hit the road, Jack, and crank up the dial with our definitive list of the best road trip songs ever made.

The 50 best drinking songs

The 50 best drinking songs

Raise a toast to the greatest drinking songs ever recorded about beer, whiskey, wine and white lightning.

Dance-party playlist

Dance-party playlist

House party, BBQ, wedding party or just a bedroom disco, we have the party playlist you need to get the place moving.