Los Angeles Nightlife and Nightclubs
has a nightlife like no other. The colorful and vibrant world of Hollywood is beyond compare. And of course, we need not talk about the joy rides of the world-famous Disneyland. The starlit street of Los Angeles truly attracts tourist from all over the world. Locals just love the haste and hurried world of LA with a melancholic touch to it. Wannabe stars and singers populate this city of dreams everyday. But beyond the fame and the glitter, Los Angeles is also a city of culture and entertainment. It has top of the class amenities, historical and art museums, scrumptious food, elegant architecture, good music and of course the ever-alive Los Angeles nightlife.
First stop in Los Angeles is Hollywood's nightlife. Total entertainment is the only thing that can describe how it is in LA
when nighttime falls. The Entertainment Capital of the World would surely leave anyone awed with its thrilling nightlife. What more, one would be left astounded with one of the most beautiful crowds in the country that Los Angeles can only offer.
One would find a lot of activities in the center complex of Hollywood nightlife- Hollywood and Highland. It is massive area flooded with boutiques, restaurants, and movie theaters. It also houses the unique fun brought by the Kodak Theater. The heavy lighted Britney Spears ad for Pepsi along with other giant ads replicates those billboards in Las Vegas
If you want to get the best out of Los Angeles, then hop into the Holly Trolley nightclub shuttles. This orange old-themed cable car cruises the Hollywood Boulevard between the City's parking lots and Hollywood hot nightspots. The shuttles have regular stops around Hollywood & Highland Metro Stations and Hollywood and Vines. You can catch a ride Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 in the evening until the early dawn. This is a really cool way to enjoy the Los Angeles nightlife at just $1 per token.
Los Angeles also offers their guests the best laughs. It has a number of comedy bars that lines its streets. You do not only get a bunch of laughter but a stream of good food as well. The Comedy Store
at Sunset Boulevard has a cover charge $5-$20. You can also find the Groundlings Theater at Melrose Avenue at West Hollywood
. Just close to Groundlings, is another comedy bar, Hollywood Improv
. If you want to hear witty and good-humored jokes, you can drop by the oldest stand-up comedy bar in the USA, The Ice House
. You might catch a free show or two around 10-11 pm on weeknights at Improv Olympic West
. Latinos Mondays and "Chocolate Sundaes" are regular gigs at the Laugh Factory. One can really hope for a good laugh at Laugh is Hope Comedy Club at Queen Mary
. If you want to bring along your family, you can do so with a family-friendly comedians at National Comedy
and Theater Laugh is Hope.
There is a growing niche of gothic nightclubs where one can go all sinister and gay all night. If you want to join this breed of punks you can head on to Bar Sinister
where one can have a taste of gothic thrills with industrial music hunting you all night. Coven 13
also offers the dark waves of gothic flare at Hollywood. They often stage masquerade parties that can really bring out that mysterious side out of anyone in LA.
A city wouldn't be complete without a single jazz club. Jazz has been well loved by all Americans for decades. The expression of varied emotions encompasses in one sweet motion of music makes up for a perfect chill-out night at Los Angeles. One of the more famous jazz clubs and is known to offer the best jazz music in LA is Baked Potato
at North Hollywood. Because it was a big hit in Hollywood, it opened another branch at Sunset Boulevard. You an also drop by Catalina Bar & Grill
which serves good food and good jazz music. Another place to go for a dose of jazz fun is the Cat and Fiddle Restaurant and Pub
at Sunset Boulevard. They have Pat Britt and the All-Stars playing live every Sunday and a lot of jazz artists do drop by to entertainer its diners.
Nightlife in Los Angeles is also pumped up with cool dance clubs. Swing is a popular dance craze in the city and of course club owners would definitely see the niche for it and come up with real cool swing bars. Derby
is one place that speaks of the Old Hollywood and celebrates the dance of swings with cool crowd and gay music.
If you love Charlie of the Chocolate, then head on Viper Room
. This Johnny Depp-owned bar may not be as colorful as his chocolate factory but is definitely offers the same fun and excitement. Live music is played by LA's topmost bands and artists, tickets starts at only $12.
For those who are still living in the spirit of the 1940's, you would definitely love the Atlas Supper Club
at Wiltern Theater Building. If you want a taste of jazz, retro music, disco and just about all genres of music and dance, you can head to Café Club Fais Do-Do
and Factory Night Club
Los Angeles doesn't fail to entertain the adult crowd. The Basque Nightclub
at North Vine Street has those sensual glass-enclosed dance nooks for the lovely vixens of LA. The dance floor is also screaming hot dances with one of the sexiest crowd in the city. Basque Nightclub also offers exotic food. They offer their specialty "tapas" along with potato foods and fries. Food starts at $10. If you want some good bottled drink, you can get one for as low as $170 and as much as to $4000. Music can go anywhere from hip-hop, house music and rock.
Los Angeles can really unleash the party animal in everyone. Head on to one of its clubs and enjoy LA at its best.