Santa Monica
LiveMusicVenues

Featured

Venues

Hotel Bar

The Penthouse

  • 1111 2nd Street

When you're on the roof at the Penthouse in the Huntley, that's when you know you've really made it to the top in L.A.

Sports Bar

Rusty's Surf Ranch

  • 256 Santa Monica Pier

With a prime location right on the Santa Monica Pier, this casual beach bar and grill is a top destination for fresh seafood and classic pub grub. Surfboards decorate the laid-back space, and live bands perform on the weekends.

Irish Pubs

Sonny McLeans

  • 2615 Wilshire Blvd

Clover-colored, casual hangout that is often full of sports fans, this Irish tavern and gastro pub serves classic Irish favorites and traditional New England cuisine with California flair. Play darts or a round of pool with your friends, try the karaoke,

Bars

Big Dean's Cafe

  • 1615 Ocean Front Walk

Big Dean's Oceanfront Cafe, a quintessential beach bar right off the Santa Monica Pier is the best place to be for year round sunshine and beachside fun with a side of fish and chips.

Claim your venue for free!

Claim your venue. It's a great, free way to engage the Los Angeles Nightlife community.

Santa Monica

Live Music Venues

Jazz Club

Harvelle's

  • 1432 4th St
    Santa Monica CA 90401

Since 1931, this classic club has been a go-to nightlife spot for locals. Listen to live blues and rock music, watch burlesque dancers, and kick back with a cold one in a relaxed environment.

Live Music Venues

TRIP

  • 2101 Lincoln Blvd
    Santa Monica CA 90405

Live music is the focus of this neighborhood venue, which features performances seven nights a week. You'll also find burlesque dancing, trivia games, jazz nights and daily food specials.

Live Music Venues

L3 Santa Monica Place

  • 395 Santa Monica Place
    Santa Monica CA 90401

Situated in the fashionable open-air shopping mall Santa Monica Place, L3 is an indoor-outdoor venue for private events. With 42,000 square feet of space, it's the largest and most flexible venue in the area.

Live Music Venues

The Craftsman

  • 119 Broadway
    Santa Monica CA 90401

Boasting one of the longest happy hours in Santa Monica (from 4 pm to 8 pm every day), this bar hosts live bands almost every night of the week – including the house band, The Old Fashioned, every Friday.

Live Music Venues

NC's Jazz Shack

  • 1413 5th St
    Santa Monica CA 90401

Get your venue featured in our neighborhood guide!

LA Nightlife helps party goers discover great bars, nightclubs, hotels and restaurants in Los Angeles.