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Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

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Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

Will be in Santa Monica at the start of July 2013 and wanted some advice on what clubs or bars have dj's and bands on most nights. We are into Indie and electronic dance music, does'nt look like much is happening in Santa Monica but would love to get some informed tips as to where we could find some venues even if they are a little bit out of the way.

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1. Re: Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

Be sure to check the calendar section at the LA Weekly (www.laweekly.com) for the dates you'll be in town. Right now its probably much too early for a lot of listings in July, so check back as dates get closer. Zanzibar is one venue in Santa Monica that I'd check - http://www.zanzibarlive.com/ Beyond that, there are a lot of clubs / bars in West Hollywood and Hollywood so you may want to look there - these areas are bigger night life areas than Santa Monica is.

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2. Re: Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

Bungalow is LA's hottest spot in town, dj every night. Bar Copa and Copa de Oro are two more clubs with djs. 3110 on Main St also. These are all clubs where you would have to get there early or face a long line (early being 8 or 9). There are many more, but those should get you started.

Shell Cove...
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3. Re: Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

Thanks for the tips will check them out, is it easy to get a cab from Hollywood back to Santa Monica late at night or early in the morning and approx how much would it cost?

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4. Re: Night clubs and live music in Santa Monica

The places I listed are all in SAnta Monica, there's no need to go to Hollywood for nightlife - people parade from bar to bar to bar in Santa Monica on Main Street and along Ocean, it's extremely happening and busy.

A cab from Hollywood to SM is about $50 and easy to find outside clubs. But you'll find people come from Hollywood these days to go out at night in SM - you'll see the lines.

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