Smooth Summer Jazz
The Bowl's annual contemporary jazz night features Brian McKnight, R n RFeaturing Rick Braun and Richard Elliot, Patrice Rushen & Friends, Spencer Day and MTH Express feat. Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor and Warren Hill.
August 15, 2010 6:00 p.m.
Garage A Trois
August 14, 2010 8:00 p.m.
473 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA
August 26, 2010 9:00 p.m.
Grand Star Jazz Club
943 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
Opened in 1941, the two-floor Grand Star has been a chameleon of sorts, home to cool jazz acts as much as the regular Firecracker hip-hop dance night.
1202 N. Alvarado St., Echo Park, CA
Downbeat Cafe is a true haven for jazz lovers, with weekly live performances from house band.
The Other Side
2538 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA
August 6, 2010 9:00 p.m.
August 13, 2010 9:00 p.m.
655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA
201 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA
562-495-9000 The Cellar is now one of Southern California and Downtown Long Beach's live-music destinations.
Hot Jazz Sundays at The Whale and Ale
The Whale & Ale
327 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA
August 8, 2010 5:00 p.m.
August 15, 2010 5:00 p.m.
The Baked Potato
3787 Cahuenga Blvd., Studio City, CA
A NoHo blues and baked potato bar
Industry Cafe & Jazz
6039 Washington Blvd., Culver City, Ca
The Other Side
2538 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA
2930 Beverly Glen Circle, Bel Air, CA
Tom Bergin's Tavern
840 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Hal's Bar & Grill
1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Opened in 1987, Hal's is the quintessential classy neighborhood joint. The dining room, featuring work from local artists, is huge and anchored by an impressive 40-foot wood and stainless steel bar, so there's always room (and a martini) for you somewhere.
La Ve Lee
12514 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA
This jazz supper club distinguishes itself from the Baked Potato up the road by emphasizing Latin and Brazilian acts.
110 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA
Old Towne Pub
66 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA
Abbey Brewing Co.
1115 16th St., Miami Beach, FL
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA
Bistro of Santa Monica
2301 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA
An elegant, versatile spot for Italian
Blue Monday's New Orleans West
5257 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
August 9, 2010 7:00 p.m.
The Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St, Los Angeles CA, CA
The Little Tokyo newcomer looks to establish itself as a downtown destination for jazz, featuring local performers such as Anthony Wilson and Larry Koonse.
3233 Helms Ave., Culver City, CA
After a run as one of Los Angeles' premier jazz clubs, the Jazz Bakery's Culver City location is closed. Follow their progress in finding a new home at their website and sign up for their mailing list for updates.
Jazz night at the Green Door
1439 Ivar Ave., Los Angeles, CA
A glam night out that'll put you in the mood for sax
August 10, 2010 10:30 p.m.
August 17, 2010 10:30 p.m.
Low End Theory
2419 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
August 4, 2010 10:00 p.m.
70 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA
Redwhite+bluezz is a speakeasy-style venue swings to the sounds of some of the area's best jazz performers and acclaimed special guests.
142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA
A live music venue in Hermosa Beach that's full of surprises, from dueling pianos to acoustic sessions to big-name bands. Even the cool kids from Hollywood make the trek.
The Talking Stick
1630 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA
The Talking Stick embraces the very point of being at a coffeehouse: community. With staples like Open Mic night for budding comics, poets and singer-songwriters and bonus features like free Wifi, the crowd is lively and diverse. Weekly events like the Tuesday night Stitch 'n' Bitch."
John Cale, Sept. 30
Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Oct. 2
Laurie Anderson, Oct. 21
Taj Mahal, Oct. 2
Ornette Coleman, Nov. 3
Mavis Staples and Billy Bragg, Nov. 5
Gamelan Cudamani, Nov. 11
Dengue Fever, Nov. 12
Richard Thompson's Cabaret of Souls, Nov. 19
John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension, Dec. 1
Alice Coltrane Tribute, Dec. 5
Karsh Kale and MIDIval Punditz, Jan. 29
Chick Corea & Gary Burton, March 5
Habib Koité, Oliver Mtukudzi & Afel Bocoum, March 26
Bill Frisell Trio, April 2
Arlo Guthrie, April 8
Kayhan Kalhor, Shujaat Khan and Samir Chatterjee, April 21
Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, May 12
Elton John & Leon Russell, Nov. 3
Gorillaz, Oct. 27
Alejandra Guzman, Oct. 14
Marco Antonio Solis, Sept. 26
Neon Indian, Oct. 1
Caribou, Oct. 8
Deerhunter, Nov. 1
Ingrid Michaelson, Nov. 3
Joshua Radin, Nov. 18
All for the Hall with Taylor Swift and more, Sept. 23
93.5 KDAY's Fresh Fest with Ice Cube and more, Sept. 18
Yoko Ono, Oct. 1-2
El Rey Theatre
Triptykon, Oct. 24
The Sword, Oct. 1
Black Mountain, Nov. 24
the Weepies, Oct. 10
Trailer Park Boys, Oct. 30
Grove of Anaheim
Andre Nickatina, Oct. 22
Smashing Pumpkins, Sept. 4
Motion City Soundtrack, Oct. 15
Circa Survive, Nov. 6
Mike Doughty, Oct. 15
the Dollyrots, Aug. 13
Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses, Aug. 25
the Submarines, Aug. 31
Jail Weddings, Oct. 22
El Ten Eleven, Oct. 13