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Where to Dance in LA: The 5 Most Popular Nightlife Venues

February 19, 2016
Written by: Yasha Wallin

Los Angeles has no shortage of epic spots to dance until the wee hours of the morning. From velvet-roped venues to gay-friendly parties, an old Chinese theater transformed and an EDM paradise, there’s something for everyone in LA nightlife. Just in time for the weekend, we rounded up our five favorite spots to let loose. Check them out below, and see you on the dancefloor.

At this legendary venue, you can not only experience the highest-profile dance music acts in the world, but you can also catch those on their way up—the emerging artists—while the explore and hone their craft.

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The Sayers Club
One of Hollywood’s best spots to see live music, and host to everyone from Prince to the Black Keys. Dance the night away while sipping on specialty cocktails by the cities best mixologists, and when you need a break from the dancefloor, go big with VIP bottle service in one of the plush leather booths.

The Sayers Club Sessions

Sound Nightclub
This 8,000 square foot, multiple bar venue is for deep house and underground music lovers. Its intimate vibe blends interior details like industrial walls with rarities like refurbished wood paneling from Frank Sinatra’s last crash pad. Take it all in on the dance floor.


The Avalon
This Hollywood hot spot has been entertaining the music loving masses since The Beatles first played there in 1964. Today, everyone from Skrillex to Calvin Harris have played here, taking advantage of the 40-foot subwoofers—the largest ever installed in a club.


Hyde SUNSET Kitchen + Cocktails
Hyde Sunset has become a mainstay for foodies, nightlife lovers, and those looking to dance the night away fueled by craft cocktails and a rotating roster of live acts and international DJs. Then there’s the high-profile party-goers, like Madonna, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber – and that was just this month!

Amber Rose, Jamie Foxx, and Miguel @ Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails

Amber Rose, Jamie Foxx, and Miguel @ Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails