Live Music in Downtown
The Mezz Bar is one of Live Music in Downtown.

1. The Mezz Bar

510 S Spring St (at 5th), Los Angeles, CA
Jazz and Blues Venue · 5 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: In this hidden space with low, exposed ceilings, Historic Downtown retains some of its independent edge with great live jazz, blues, and soul on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Read more.

Tuesday Night Cafe is one of Live Music in Downtown.

2. Tuesday Night Cafe

7.7
120 Judge John Aiso St (at 1st St & San Pedro St), Los Angeles, CA
Music Venue · Little Tokyo · 4 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: If you haven't noticed, we love the variety of live music and performances in Downtown LA, and this one tops the list for "eclectic" - check it out on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays during the summer. Read more.

The Smell is one of Live Music in Downtown.

3. The Smell

6.7
247 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA
Rock Club · Gallery Row · 16 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: This unassuming building with a back alley entrance houses Downtown LA's most unique live music scene. Pay what you can! Read more.

Redwood Bar & Grill is one of Live Music in Downtown.

4. Redwood Bar & Grill

7.2
316 W 2nd St (at S Hill St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · 45 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Rock with a side of rum? Or how about some folk with those fries? Downtown's favorite (okay, Downtown's ONLY) pirate bar serves up a robust schedule of bands and performances. Read more.

REDCAT is one of Live Music in Downtown.

5. REDCAT

7.3
631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA
Theater · Bunker Hill · 9 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: We're big fans of REDCAT's cutting-edge dance & film, but they've also got some exciting live music -- everything from classical compositions to experimental ensembles using custom-built instruments. Read more.

Pershing Square is one of Live Music in Downtown.

6. Pershing Square

7.0
532 S Olive St (btwn 5th & 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
Plaza · Financial District · 60 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: This summer, lounge on the lawn as you listen to live music in this traditional community gathering spot. Pershing Square's summer concert series is great for families and friends. Read more.

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is one of Live Music in Downtown.

7. Outdoor Cinema Food Fest

700 Exposition Blvd (at Exposition Park), Los Angeles, CA
Arts and Entertainment · South LA · 3 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Remember drive-in theaters? Yeah, we miss them too... but now there's something even better! Whether you come for the food trucks, live music, or fun film screenings, bring friends and lawn blankets. Read more.

Los Angeles Music Center is one of Live Music in Downtown.

8. Los Angeles Music Center

9.1
135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Music Venue · Civic Center · 11 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: The Music Center plays home to LA Phil, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, Center Theatre Group, and LA Chamber Orchestra. Experience them all for a real taste of Los Angeles Read more.

The Mayan is one of Live Music in Downtown.

9. The Mayan

7.5
1038 S Hill St, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Night Club · South Park · 33 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: If you can't catch one of the provocative Lucha VaVoom shows, the Mayan's Tropical Saturday is still one hot party – with live salsa orchestras and DJs. Read more.

LA Live is one of Live Music in Downtown.

10. LA Live

8.9
800 W Olympic Blvd (at Figueroa St), Los Angeles, CA
Concert Hall · South Park · 86 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: There's no end to the awesome concerts and live music at L.A. LIVE - including the STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre, Club Nokia, the GRAMMY Museum, and pop-up events on the plaza. Come early for dinner! Read more.

Grand Performances is one of Live Music in Downtown.

11. Grand Performances

8.6
350 S Grand Ave (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Music Venue · Financial District · 31 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Downtown's biggest summer concert series brings world-class acts to Bunker Hill, with lunchtime and evening concerts - all for FREE! Bring a blanket, bottle of wine, and someone to snuggle with. Read more.

Gallery Bar is one of Live Music in Downtown.

12. Gallery Bar

8.2
506 S Grand Ave (5th - in the Biltmore), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Bar · Financial District · 16 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: We're big fans of: 1) historic venues, 2) classic cocktails, and 3) live jazz and standards. So this is a WIN-WIN-WIN for us -- and for you. Stop by every Friday & Saturday night for live music. Read more.

First & Hope Downtown Supper Club is one of Live Music in Downtown.

13. First & Hope Downtown Supper Club

710 W 1st St (at Hope St), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · Bunker Hill · 31 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Rising star Brenna Whitaker is not to be missed, and their calendar is filled with unique and diverse live performances, usually taking place in the evenings from Thursday through Saturday. Read more.

Seven Grand is one of Live Music in Downtown.

14. Seven Grand

8.5
515 W 7th St (btwn Olive & Grand Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Whisky Bar · Financial District · 176 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: One of 213 Nightlife's several beloved Downtown bars, Seven Grand sometimes features live music - so catch cocktails with a side of culture (link to schedule below). Read more.

FIGat7th is one of Live Music in Downtown.

15. FIGat7th

7.9
735 S Figueroa St (btwn 7th & 8th St.), Los Angeles, CA
Shopping Mall · Financial District · 36 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: FIGat7th Downtown Festival 2013 celebrates creativity through music, dance, visual art, theatre and film.

Exposition Park is one of Live Music in Downtown.

16. Exposition Park

8.3
3980 Menlo Ave (inside Figueroa, MLK, Exposition & Vermont), Los Angeles, CA
Park · South LA · 21 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: This summer, the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is returning to Exposition Park with food trucks, live music, and great screenings. Learn more below... Read more.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is one of Live Music in Downtown.

17. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

9.3
900 Exposition Blvd (at Vermont Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Museum · South LA · 134 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Don't miss First Fridays for your monthly dose of live music, stimulating scientific discussion, and behind-the-scenes curatorial tours. Read more.

The Edison is one of Live Music in Downtown.

18. The Edison

7.6
108 W 2nd St Apt 101 (at Harlem Pl), Los Angeles, CA
Speakeasy · Gallery Row · 185 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Sure -- you'll dress up for a classy evening in this historic hotspot, but the stiff drinks and live music on Wednesday nights will have you loosening your tie or letting down your hair. Read more.

Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk is one of Live Music in Downtown.

19. Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk

7.6
411 S Main St (at W 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Art Gallery · 75 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Art + food trucks = very cool. But all the live music makes it that much better, so enjoy live bands at the Art Walk Lounge. Read more.

Music Center Plaza is one of Live Music in Downtown.

20. Music Center Plaza

9.0
135 N Grand Ave (btwn Temple & 1st St), Los Angeles, CA
Plaza · Civic Center · 14 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: When summer hits, this is the destination for free and low-cost live music, dance lessons, sing-alongs, and more. So bring the whole family!! Read more.

The Varnish is one of Live Music in Downtown.

21. The Varnish

8.6
118 E 6th St (at Main St), Los Angeles, CA
Speakeasy · Fashion District · 124 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: This cozy Downtown bar hosts live jazz piano each Monday night -- so cure your case of the Mondays with a retreat to a hidden urban oasis. Read more.

Casey's Irish Pub is one of Live Music in Downtown.

22. Casey's Irish Pub

7.9
613 S Grand Ave (at 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
Irish Pub · Financial District · 77 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: One of 213 Nightlife's several beloved Downtown bars, Casey's sometimes features live music -- so catch some cocktails with a side of culture (link to schedule below). Read more.

Grand Hope Park is one of Live Music in Downtown.

23. Grand Hope Park

7.9
598 W 9th St. (btwn Hope St & Grand Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Park · South Park · 16 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: This summer, the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is returning to Downtown LA's Grand Hope Park with food trucks, live music, and great screenings. Learn more below... Read more.

Grand Star Jazz Club is one of Live Music in Downtown.

24. Grand Star Jazz Club

7.3
943 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
Jazz and Blues Venue · Chinatown · 14 tips and reviews