An Evening Out in Los Angeles

An Evening Out in Los Angles

A Guide to Summer Events

The end of summer might seem right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to end the fun. Late summer in Los Angeles is full of fun events and shows, whether you want a romantic night out or an event for the whole family, one of the many venues in Los Angles has something for you. We’ve put together a little list to help guide your way. 

This Summer’s Events:

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

By far Hollywood’s biggest venue, this 1920’s amphitheater hosts major staged performances and headline music acts as Hollywood’s premier venue.  

Monty Python’s SPAMalot

July 31 and August 1 + 2

Carmina Burana with Dudamel

July 21 + July 23

Sheryl    Crow

August 7 + 8 @8PM

Jamie Cullum + Soulive + Lisa Fischer

August 5 @8PM


Nokia Theater

Nokia Center / Microsoft Theater

777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90015

As a luxury venue with classy decor, private boxes and modern bars, the Nokia Center houses everything from classic performances to the city’s hottest award shows. 


July 25 @8PM

Aretha Franklin

August 2 @8PM

MOVE LIVE on TOUR Starring Julianne & Derek Hough

August 7 @8PM

Gladys Knight + The O’ Jays

August 9 @7:30PM

Staple Center

Staples Center

1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings & Sparks, the Staples Center is THE Los Angles Venue for professional sporting. Not to mention, dispersed throughout the medley of sporting events, The Staples Center hosts headline artists, like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson, just to name a few.

L.A. Sparks

See the Full Schedule Here

WWE Live

July 25 @7:30PM

Kelly Clarkson

August 19 @7:00PM

Shania Twain 

August 20 @7:30PM

Taylor Swift 

August 21 + 22


Hollywood Pantages

Hollywood Pantages

6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

The Hollywood Pantages has established itself as a go-to blockbuster theater in the Hollywood venue scene. With past performances including shows like “Kinky Boots”  and “Wicked”, It’s no wonder that Hollywood patrons can’t get enough of this piece of Hollywood history. They offer Season Tickets and nightly shows. 

Phantom of the Opera

Now Through August 2nd

Lila Downs

September 19 @8PM

Check out the year’s full schedule here! 


Ford Theater

John Anson Ford Theater 

2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles, CA 90068

For those looking for a budget friendly evening out, The John Anson Ford Theater is free! Check out the Ford Theater for Summer JAM dance sessions throughout July and August. 

JAM Session - Swing Dancing

August 6 @ 7:30 PM

JAM Session - Bollywood Dancing

August 8 @6:30 PM

JAM Session - Hip-Hop Dancing

August 21 @ 6:30 PM

JAM Session - African Dance and Drums

August 21 @6:30PM

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