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Kemontay K.
$ 345
5 hours
20 people
a year ago
This Art Deco vintage theatre was the perfect space to rent for our burlesque show. The bar area was amazing and the dressing rooms were spacious. 10 out of 10! Stage, lighting, audio equipment. Everything was top notch!
Joshua P.
$ 2200
4 hours
15 people
3 years ago
Artsy warehouse theater that is set up well for live performances. There are columns, but they didn't bother us---they seems to add to the industrial ambiance. There is free parking across the street at night, which is great for audiences.
Mathias H.
$ 624
3 hours
60 people
3 years ago
Dream of a lifetime! House concert in Jim Morrison's Last US address. Wow! Retro Hollywood house has charm and history to it. Nice and clean, easy to arrange. Great location!
Liam B.
$ 900
3 hours
35 people
3 years ago
For a live event, this new yorky storefront studio space is great! We had our comedy show here and it was the perfect sized space for us. Had an intimate feel, and stylish. Good space!
Isaac H.
$ 1800
6 hours
60 people
2 years ago
Performance in this gallery-type space was perfect. Because it is enclosed, we could completely control the light and the space was intimate. We did have to cover the front windows to keep out some light, but the host was very helpful.

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Historic and Evocative Black Box Theater
From $110/hr
Historic and Evocative Black Box Theater
Los Angeles, CA
8
Very charming, classic theater with high ceiling, stage, curtained backdrop, vintage seats built in the 1920's and complete audio/PA setup. Additional 'balconies' both behind seating and above stage. The theater is fully set up with PA, performance and recording microphones, lighting (5 incandescent PAR cans and two Chauvet Ovation full-color LED ERS-style lights), projector and screen. There is a small backstage and plenty of storage room in the back of house. The high 15 ft ceiling gives the space a wonderful sound. The space is ideal for filming, musical performance, comedy shows, theater, rehearsals and special events. There is a loading zone in front and is street-level. Walk-throughs are welcomed and encouraged! Located on Melrose Avenue in East Hollywood, right next to the historic Jensen's Melrose Theater (now Ukrainian Culture Center) with lots of street parking. (Note: There is a beautiful and very friendly rescue cat named Lazarus that periodically passes through the space; those with severe cat allergies please take note.) Live Event, Retro, Comedy, Rehearsals, Balcony, Theatre, Staged Play, Curtains, antique, old-fashioned, nostalgia, evocative, 1920, 1920’s, Movie Theater, Stage, Stage Production, TV Series Shoot, Dance Shoot, Documentary Shoot, Filming, Film Shoot, Film Studio, Production, Filmed Interview, Kickstarter Video, Music Video, Promotional Video, Sound Stage, Video Shoot, Video Studio, Web Series Shoot, Workout Video
From $177/hr
Strip Club with Big Dressing Room
Los Angeles, CA
10
· superhost
Largest Strip Club in LA Available for use: Main Club, Dressing Room, Bar, Restrooms, VIP rooms. Stated Rates for are for weekdays only from 5 AM to 12 PM Rates negotiable for other days and times.
From $75/hr
Underground Theater
Los Angeles, CA
9
Two fifty seat theaters within a 2400 warehouse space. Two separate bathrooms, dressing room/make-up room that can seat twelve. Very large separate lobby. Sixteen foot ceilings, both theaters feature ceiling grids for light fixtures. Each theater has a separate raised tech booth. Each stage is approximately 320 square feet, one of which has a second story open window. We also have a separate holding/green room approximately 800 square feet that seats thirty two doors down, inquire for separate fee. Ample street parking.
From $89/hr
Retro Restaurant and old school industrial kitchen
Los Angeles, CA
2
· superhost
Retro restaraunt with staged furniture, booths, tables, full commercial kitchen is NOW Available! 8000sf of unique space, customize as you like. Indoors has lots of seating and dining tables, bar nook, outdoor area, parking for 75 cars or more.
From $75/hr
Hollywood Gym - Vintage Look
Los Angeles, CA
9
· superhost
Full court gymnasium. Long bench runs along one side but it does not have a bleacher section. Has been used often for school dances or filming.
From $250/hr
Creative Studio/Production Offices/Gated Parking
Los Angeles, CA
6
We founded our business with one goal in mind: providing a studio space for creating beautiful, unique, and thought-provoking projects in every genre and industry. Thanks to our professional approach, we’ve been lucky to collaborate with some of the biggest names in the industry. Once you start working with us, you’ll understand the Studio difference. Our skilled team members will leave no stone unturned until your project is completed to your satisfaction. If you’d like to learn more about our studio services, get in touch today.
From $350/hr
Classic Arts District Event Space
Los Angeles, CA
Classic Los Angeles Arts District Event Space - music, art, vendor markets, film production, and base camp.
From $1000/hr
Highland Park Mid Century Barbershop Speakeasy
Los Angeles, CA
Built in 1928, this historical building housed "Frank's Camera" for over 3 decades. The signage still hangs over the building as an homage to the previous institution. Enter the barbershop, with high ceilings and a living wall, and go through the small door to the right to be transported to a bar in the 1970s.
From $300/hr
Live Music Venue/ Bar located in the heart of Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA
2
Live music venue located on Cahuenga Blvd in the heart of Hollywood. The design is inspired by the 1920’s New York bar style with dark wood inlaid paneling and brick walls, marble countertops with nicely lite bar displays. , chandeliers and golden mirrors,cocktail and lounge seating A perfect space for: Still Shoots Film Shoots Music Video Shoots Weddings Private Events Corporate Events The place features: - Main Stage (1550sq ft including stage and bar areas) -> Stage (Upright Piano, Drums, Microphones), Sound Stage, Bar with Cocktail Seating, French inspired bent wood tonet Chairs and Bistro tables for Seating (the tables and chairs can be moved into any other room and the outside patio). The Main Stage has access to a marble tiled bathroom. -Second Stage (700sf including stage and bar areas) -> Stage (Drums, Microphones), Sound Stage, Bar with Cocktail Seating, French inspired bent woof Tonet Chairs and Bistro tables for Seating (the tables and chairs can be moved into any other room and outside patio). The second stage has access to a restroom and the outside patio. The piano cannot be moved off the Main Stage unless movers are hired. All stage lighting being moved must be approved in advance. Any haze must be water-based. Lounge/ Entrance Area- (700 sq sf) > A beautiful decor with mirrors and floor to ceiling velvet curtains framing the room. Leather booth and chairs are on the right side of the room, a back bar on the left. The room has access to both stages and a handicap marble tiled restroom. Greenroom (160 sq sf) -> Long hardwood Starck benches with leather details. The room has access to the Lounge Room and Main Stage. Outside Patio (750 sq sf) -> Framed in Podocarpus hedges and string lights for a nice ambient light. Furniture can be moved to the outside for events and shoots. Capacity: Entire Space: 300 attendees Main Stage: 175 attendees Small Stage: 50 attendees Lounge/ Patio: 50 attendees per location Since we are an operating music venue the hours are from 5am- 5pm Monday- Sunday. Please contact us if you are interested in booking the place for a night or different hours. The place can be booked in its entirety as well as separate rooms, that applies for any activity listed above. The hourly listed is for the entire place. Please contact us for details per rooms and spaces. For all activities we require a COI. For film shoots an additional film permit based on Film LA rules. For Weddings, Private Events, Corporate Events please contact us for rates and time frames. We also provide open bar services. Site rep & Areas All bookings will have a designated site rep who will be on site to assist with any questions. If you like to book a sound engineer an additional fee of $150-$250 (hourly based) will apply. Amenities: Wifi Natural Light (Patio) Stage Lights Restrooms/ Handcap Restroom Sink Tables/ Chairs Insurance required? Yes Drones allowed? No Trailers allowed? Yes Pets allowed? No Child-talent allowed? No Generator allowed? Yes Can you record clean dialogue? Yes Parking There are several parking pay lots close by, which are not run by us and need to be reserved in advance.
From $87/hr
Sound Stage and Banquet Hall
Los Angeles, CA
Special Occasions Any and every kind. Events may range from small stage plays, corporate parties, birthday parties, quincenerras, dances, Sporting events, themed restaurant days, Artist Release Showcases, Real Estate Awards banquettes, Boy Scout meetings, etc. Order from our menu your choice of food service, bar service, hospitality coordination for back stage, sound and lighting engineering, valet parking. Business Meetings /Multi-Media The venue is equipped with projector HDMI connection to a Giant 85 inch pull down screen allowing for the most effective presentations. The sophisticated equipment allows for presenters to plug in power point, Word, excel, Page maker as well as online websites, Instagram, Facebook, Snap Chat, Face Time, Skype. The versatility allows for any and every type of presentation style possible. Sound Stage Performances The sound stage has numerous possibilities with multiple light and sound designs. The stage is equipped with a digital back drop that allows for hundreds of backdrops that don’t cast shadows by the performing artist on the stage. When you come to WINDSOR HILLS West to produce your event, your guest will herald you as the ultimate event producer. Movie /Cinematography Production Record a movie or video production. Windsor Hills West also allows exclusive days and nights for recording. The venue is arranged in a basic style so that your set designers can create the scenes with the lighting, sound and imagery required for a top quality production.

Frequently Asked Questions

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About Los Angeles

Between the San Gabriel Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles is a sun-drenched city on the coast of Southern California. It’s a major hub for the film and entertainment industries, as well as being home to countless celebrities, artists, and musicians.

With its thriving creative industries and world-class venues, Los Angeles is an ideal place to host a performance. The city’s sunny weather and mild climate make it suitable for both indoor and outdoor shows, while an abundance of experienced industry professionals is right at your fingertips.

Performance Options in Los Angeles

No matter what style of music or concert aesthetic you’re after, you can find performance spaces in Los Angeles to suit your needs.

  • Homes
    Whether you want a sprawling mansion or a cozy home, Los Angeles has residences in a diverse range of architectural styles where you can host your performance. You can look for houses with swimming pools to serve as a backdrop for outdoor shows or take advantage of eclectically-decorated interior spaces.
  • Film studios
    Serving as somewhat of a blank canvas, Los Angeles’ purpose-built film studios can be designed to reflect your tastes. Most come conveniently equipped with all the “extras” you need, including sound and audio gear, lighting grids, and wrap-around curtains.
  • Event Halls
    Suitable for gatherings of all sizes, event halls can easily be transformed into inspiring performance spaces. From glamorous ballrooms to Spanish-inspired churches, you can find event halls that will meet the capacity requirements of your event.
  • Theaters
    Los Angeles’ theaters are one of the more obvious choices for hosting a live performance and come equipped with all the sound and lighting gear you need. The city boasts everything from vintage-style theaters to more contemporary spaces, depending on your preferred aesthetic.

  • Bars and Clubs
    Many of Los Angeles’ bars and clubs are designed to host live music and can be rented for private performances on request. The fact that they are often equipped with sound and audio equipment, and fully-staffed bars only adds to their appeal.

Performance and Event Companies in Los Angeles

Need someone to take charge of the logistical side of your L.A. performance? The city’s talented event planning companies can handle all of the behind-the-scenes stuff so you can focus on the creative vision.

  • 360 Destination Group
    Based on Sunset Boulevard, this Los Angeles event management company has been serving the city for more than two decades. They pride themselves on removing the stress from their clients’ plates while offering a smooth and hassle-free experience.

  • Sequoia Productions
    With a reputation for planning, designing, and producing some of the most prestigious events in Los Angeles, this well-established event management company offers a range of creative services. They can assist with brand activation, fabrication, and day-of management services for your performance itself.

  • Render Event Design
    With around 20 years of experience in the event planning industry, Render Event Design has the skills to assist in all aspects of putting on live performances. From managing travel logistics to finding suitable caterers and day-of management services, they can bring your musical or theatrical visions to life.

Pros and Cons of Performances in Los Angeles

With its thriving live music scene and network of creative professionals, Los Angeles is seemingly one of the best places in the United States to host a performance event. But there are a few drawbacks to consider before you take the plunge, including LA’s terrible traffic and high costs.

Advantages

  • Cultural diversity
    Los Angeles is a cultural melting pot and home to people from all religious and cultural backgrounds. This means you’ll have a diversity of people to draw on to make your performance event happen, no matter what genre it’s in.
  • Diversity of venues
    From fairytale-like houses to contemporary studios and ornate Spanish churches, there’s no shortage of performance spaces in Los Angeles to host your event.
  • Experienced professionals
    Whether you need sound engineers, stage crew, or performers themselves, Los Angeles’ huge creative community is a bottomless resource.
  • Easy international connections
    Offering flights to all corners of the globe, Los Angeles International Airport is a major transportation hub that will assist in getting performers and audience members to and from your event.

  • Sunny weather
    Even if your performance is being held indoors, Los Angeles’ sunny weather adds to the city’s appeal and gives prospective audience members yet another reason to visit.

Disadvantages

  • High costs of living
    Los Angeles has an incredibly high cost of living, which means hosting a performance here may cost more than it would in other major U.S. cities.
  • High costs of location fees
    The city’s property prices are also very high, so you can expect to pay more for a performance venue in Los Angeles than in other parts of California.
  • Traffic
    Getting from one side of Los Angeles to the other can be a slow process during rush hours, which is something to keep in mind when considering the location of your performance space.
  • Parking
    Parking in the center of the city is not only difficult to find but costly and something to consider before booking a performance space.
  • Crime
    While some parts of Los Angeles are very safe to walk around at night, others have high crime rates and may be best to avoid.

Famous Performance Locations in Los Angeles

  • Walt Disney Concert Hall
    Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Walt Disney Concert Hall is an undisputed landmark of Downtown Los Angeles. It features striking metallic architecture and exceptional acoustics designed by Minoru Nagata, with the capacity to seat 2,265 people during concerts by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.

  • The Roxy
    On Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, this iconic live music venue has hosted everyone from Guns N’Roses to John Lennon since it opened in 1973. It can accommodate around 500 fans during standing-room-only shows and features a hidden bar known as On the Rox located above the venue.

  • The Forum
    Once home to the LA Lakers, this multi-purpose indoor arena was transformed into a concert venue in 2014. It has played host to internationally renowned bands such as U2 and Mumford and Sons and is particularly convenient due to its proximity to the Los Angeles International Airport.