Concerts and Cultural Events in Los Angeles

The Best Entertainment in Hollywood

Whatever your taste in music - from acoustic rock to jazz fusion, from cover bands to up-and-coming artists - here are some of the most renowned music venues providing cultural events in Los Angeles:

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 972-7211

The cornerstone of The Music Center of Los Angeles County, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is home to the Los Angeles Opera where Plácido Domingo, its General Director, and his artistic and administrative team, present stunning operatic productions.


El Rey Theatre

5515 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 936-1247

Located on Wilshire Boulevard's Miracle Mile, the El Rey Theatre embodies modern day entertainment with extravagant dance events, live performances and private celebrations. Performers like Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello and Bon Jovi prefer this Los Angeles concert venue for its close quarters and unique insiders' vibe.


Greek Theatre

2700 North Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 665- 5875

This picturesque outdoor theatre in Griffith Park hosts premier Los Angeles shows in an intimate setting complete with breathtaking site lines. Enjoy top artists perform in state-of-the-art acoustics, and discover why the legendary Greek Theatre has become a cultural icon of LA and a world-renowned venue.


Gibson Amphitheatre

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA
(818) 622- 4440

As part of Universal Studios City Walk, Gibson Amphitheatre completes a star struck Los Angeles experience. With not a bad seat in the house, watch on as emerging talent and famous music legends make history at this Hollywood attraction.


Hollywood Bowl

2301 N. Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 436-2827

The summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Hollywood Bowl presents thrilling evenings of extraordinary Hollywood concerts, dining under the stars and spectacular fireworks. Legendary artists such as Pavarotti, Barbara Streisand, The Beatles, Garth Brooks, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and a host of others have headlined star-studded shows at this L.A. landmark.


Hollywood Paladium

6215 Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood, CA
(323) 962-3415

Since opening in 1940 as the home of the "King of the Big Band Ballrooms," The Hollywood Palladium has hosted every major musical performer from Frank Sinatra to the Grateful Dead, to the Rolling Stones, and countless other Hollywood concerts.


House of Blues

8430 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 697-5306

This Sunset Strip hotspot is home to an amazing selection of musical performances. Inspired by the Blues and Jazz Culture of the South, the House of Blues is a haven for those seeking Southern cuisine and the best in all music genres.


Hollywood & Highland Center

6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 308-6300

Since opening in November 2001, the Hollywood & Highland Center, located in the heart of historic Hollywood, has hosted a range of prestigious artists and events including the Academy Awards Ceremonies, Celine Dion, Barry Manilow, American Ballet Theatre, the AFI Life Achievement Awards, ESPY Awards, the American Idol Finals, and IRIS, Cirque du Soleil’s latest ambitious offering.


Shrine Auditorium

665 W. Jefferson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 749-5123

This one-of-a-kind, 6,300 seat Los Angeles concert venue hosts touring companies from all over the world, assorted gospel and choral groups, and other musical acts, such as David Bowie, U2, and others, as well as high-profile televised awards shows such as the American Music Awards and the Grammys.


Staples Center

865 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 624-3100

Home to the NBA’s Lakers and Clippers, the WNBA’s Sparks and the NHL’s Kings, since opening with none other than the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, the Staples Center has staged major concerts by big-name music acts including Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Eric Clapton, the Eurythmics, Madonna, and the Eagles, with special guest appearances by Jackson Browne and Linda Ronstadt.


Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

777 Chick Hearn Court
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 763-6000

If you are hoping to see live entertainment in Los Angeles you must visit the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. The 7,100-seat venue features artists like the Eagles, Dixie Chicks, Sugarland and Queens of the Stone Age. In addition, the Nokia Theatre has hosted many exciting events like the So You Think You Can Dance? Tour and “American Music Awards” show.


Universal Amphitheatre

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA
(818) 622-4440

This 6,300 seat state of the art Los Angeles music venue, with the best sight lines and acoustics in the industry, is a magnet for performers from around the world. It's long been the launching point for major tours of the biggest names in music - from rock to Country, folk and jazz - with virtually every star in every genre having graced its stage.


The Walt Disney Concert Hall

135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 972-7211

The Walt Disney Concert Hall is one of the most recognized architectural landmarks on the West Coast as well as one of the world's most sophisticated performance venues. Home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, it features over 150 concerts annually.


The Wiltern Theater

3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 380-5005

This Art Deco Landmark, with seating up to 2,200, hosts a wide variety of artists and events including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Peter Frampton, Michael Buble, Steve Winwood, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and comedians, including Ellen Degeneres.


Shopping

The area surrounding Le Parc Suite Hotel has long been a mecca for smart and savvy shoppers. While you're staying in our hotel near Santa Monica and the area’s best beaches, plan to visit these Los Angeles shopping areas:

The Avenues of Art and Design

A highlight of the Avenues art, fashion and design district is the elegant, quality shopping. With a history of providing fine threads to Hollywood’s elite, the Avenues continue the legacy of outstanding shopping. Find everything from impeccable home furnishings to cutting-edge designer duds.


The Grove at Farmers Market

6301 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Along with a trolley that shuttles shoppers back and forth through this upscale open-air mall, visitors will find popular retailers including Nordstrom, Abercrombie & Fitch, Crate & Barrel, The American Girl Place and others. To complete your day of West Hollywood shopping, there's a beautiful Art Deco Pacific Movie Theater with 14-screens.


The Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Boulevard #501
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-0070

More than 160 distinctive, specialty boutiques including Louis Vuitton, DKNY, French Connection, Macy's and Bloomingdale's are here. Visit the California Welcome Center and show your hotel room key to receive a free tote bag with valuable coupons and discounts at dozens of Beverly Center shops.


Melrose Avenue

Since the early '80s, the stretch of Melrose Avenue between Fairfax and La Brea Avenues has defined hip shopping in Los Angeles. The storefronts alone are works of pop art and the dozen blocks are packed with hipsters trying to score the latest cool attire.


Rodeo Drive/Beverly Hills

Only three blocks long, the stretch of shops and boutiques on Rodeo Drive is synonymous with "elegance" and has long been the Los Angeles shopping destination for travelers. Celebrated clothing designers, including Armani, Christian Dior, Chanel, Ferragamo, Versace, Gucci, Ralph Lauren and Valentino are here, and jewelry stores boast names like Cartier and Tiffany.


Robertson Boulevard

Several blocks from Le Parc Suite Hotel, Robertson Blvd., between Beverly Blvd. and 3rd Street, is where Hollywood hipsters do their shopping in West Hollywood. There are Curve's modern edgy outfits, a high-end Maxfield's discount outlet, Maxfield Blue, an Industry MAC store, Stella McCartney, and a shimmering Giorgio Armani Home store.