The Guide to Outdoor Music in Los Angeles


Discover Los Angeles

Thanks to the beautiful year round weather, Los Angeles is home to some of the best outdoor music venues and events in the country. Whether you’re in the mood for pop, jazz, blues, alternative or electronica, there are music events taking place day and night that will keep you in the groove from the spring all the way to the fall.

David Greenwald's Los Angeles


David Greenwald

David Greenwald is a Los Angeles journalist who contributes to Billboard, Rolling Stone and MTV. He's documented the local music scene and beyond since 2005 on his own site, Rawkblog. These are his picks for the best spots in L.A. to discover new music.

The Scenestar's Los Angeles


Oscar Rangel

Los Angeles is lucky to be one of the music capitals of the world, and musicians -- both popular and obscure -- often perform here. As a result, the city’s music venues are an eclectic mix, ranging from those by the beach to a Hollywood cemetery. These are the venues that any music lover visiting Los Angeles should check out on their trip.

Bob Santelli's Los Angeles


Bob Santelli

Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum and noted blues and rock historian, shares his favorite places to catch a concert, cheer on the home team and ride the waves.