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Where to Watch Live Music in LA Restaurants and Bars

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LA has no shortage of venues to catch a live performance or concert, but sometimes live entertainment calls for a fireplace and a couch, or a candlelit dinner and a cocktail in hand. Whether it’s date night or a newfound interest in jazz, here now are 9 places around the city that offer live music, food, drinks, and a killer evening out in Los Angeles.

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— Leila Najafi

LA's Historic Jazz Legacy Remains Tangible at the Parker Room

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The Parker Room isn’t just any bar, it’s a jazz bar with history dating back to the 1940s, when iconic figures like Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday once graced the place with their presence.

— JADA MONTEMARANO

Jeremy Allen Of MiniBar Shares His Favorite Drinking Spots In Hollywood

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You know how to EAT THIS CITY. With top chefs as tour guides, you’ve learned how to scout out hot spots for breakfast and brunch, where to go for a delicious date night, and how to feast like a local liege in the cities you love. But where do you wash it all down? Do you know how to find the best brewpub? Uncover who makes the meanest bloody marys and the most sparkling mimosas?

— ARIEL WOODRUFF

9 Happy Hour Spots in Hollywood For an After-Work Pick Me Up

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If there’s one thing LA does better than any other city, it’s happy hour. Whether you’re a local taking full advantage of summer Friday work hours or an out-of-towner looking for some great drinks and small bites, Hollywood is the place to be. From cozy rooftops with unparalleled views of the LA skyline to intimate bars full of Hollywood glam, these are our favorite happy hour spots in the area right now!

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— Alana Hosn Best

Hollywood’s Most Iconic 21st Century Bars

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Located right at the spot where the former Billy Berg’s stood, this small bar on Vine harkens back to the jazz roots of its predecessor. It doesn’t have the same pedigree just yet — after all, the legendary Charlie Parker performed his first West Coast show in Billy Berg’s — but it does offer excellent cocktails and live music notes The Infatuation

— Kevin Wilkerson