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Wiltern Theatre

3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010-2807
+1 213-388-1400
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Visited the Wiltern twice for both Celebrating David Bowie shows and both were amazing. It's a... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
Tucson AZ
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Classic art deco theatre

We went to see Peaches at the Wiltern...a beautiful old theatre in the style of... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
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The Wiltern Theatre first opened its doors to movie crowds on October 7th, 1931. Recognized by the City of Los Angeles as a Historic Cultural Monument, this Art Deco Landmark was renovated and restored to its original splendor in 1985, under the direction of Bill Graham Presents. Following a legendary history of performances and events, a $1.5 million facelift led to the Grand Re-Opening on October 15, 2002. Formerly an all-seated venue, the theatre had its 1,200-orchestra seats removed and now features a five-tiered floor that slants upward from the stage, thereby accommodating a standing-room-only configuration. The balcony still offers a thousand seats, and the flexible new arrangement allows for seats to be brought in for more intimate performances. The venue's new capacity is roughly 2,300, depending on how the floor is set up. In October 2003, The Wiltern and LG Electronics, a leading global consumer electronics company, celebrated the renaming of the theater. Currently known as The Wiltern LG, this venue sponsorship will offer concert-goers the opportunity to become acquainted with LG Electronics' line of well-designed, groundbreaking digital products. Formerly a great place to catch more sedate acts, the Wiltern's new design makes it one of “LA's coolest venues to check out performers of any type of music” says AOL’s City Guide. Join us for love, laughter and music!
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3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010-2807
Central L.A
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Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Wiltern twice for both Celebrating David Bowie shows and both were amazing. It's a gorgeous Art Deco theatre and terrific music venue. Loved the beautiful architecture, show, staff and the Wiltern Underground. Purchased the Undergound upgrade for both nights and it's totally worth...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

We went to see Peaches at the Wiltern...a beautiful old theatre in the style of Mebourne(Australia)'s Palais...1920 art deco. The building did not disappoint, excellent vision from all seats; decent drinks and OK restrooms. She was a kind of rap/psychedelic singer with extreme nudity and...More

Thank beachsideguy99
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Great theater--small with 2000-4000 capacity depending on configurations. Classic art deco style---architecture is almost worth admission price itself! Like most old places---lines for bathrooms and drinks/sodas/snacks. The floor is general admission...at least, I've only been here with ga for shows (although the seating chart shows...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Went to see jake Bugg here....was blown away by the building...A wonderfully kept Art Deco theatre, BUT the atmosphere of the concert was totally killed by the ridiculous , what obviously were, health and safety measures. If I book standing at a concert in the...More

Thank Sharon Q
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is by far my favorite concert venue! Intimate setting and good acoustics. It's old, but it's been beautifully restored.

Thank Hairup
Reviewed September 5, 2016

I've been to many shows here. Sound is good near the board and up front, but a little muddied in the back and lacks impact up in the balcony. If you have GA tickets there are usually VIP tables available to buy if you want...More

Thank kmfesq
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I bought "reserved" seats in the upper floor, not the GA downstairs. (Perfume from Japan - great concert but that's Perfume) The Wiltern is clean, well maintained, good staff, and a nicer area of Los Angeles. There is great Wiltern parking next door. Do not...More

Reviewed September 3, 2016

I was here for the Perfume concert which was an incredible experience. However they said the doors open at 7:00 but we didn't start moving until 7:30. We had to stay an extra half hour in the cold outside. A group cut the line behind...More

Thank rebelhusky
Reviewed September 2, 2016

I've been coming to the Wiltern for years and it's still one of my favorite places to see a show. It's really beautiful inside, the sound is great and there really isn't a bad place to stand. The last time I was here was to...More

Thank eskeeemo
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I attended the Wiltern for a BABYMETAL concert, and it was excellent, if not a little different. The floor is divided up into sections, which is somewhat unique for a venue of this type, but it worked out in the end. I was in the...More

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Did the VIP lounge and parking. It gave you underground parking directly under the theatre so you entered on the bottom floor. They did make us feel special by offering us champagne in the garage as we entered the lounge... More