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Doug Weston's Troubadour

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Address: 9081 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5520
Phone Number: 1-310-276-6168

For many years, this club has served as a venue for heavy metal and rock...

For many years, this club has served as a venue for heavy metal and rock bands.

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Great sound in one of LA's most historic venues

As one of the smallest and oldest clubs in LA, this place turned out to be a great venue for getting up close and personal with the band. Looking forward to going back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As one of the smallest and oldest clubs in LA, this place turned out to be a great venue for getting up close and personal with the band. Looking forward to going back!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to the Troubadour many times and recently caught a show with Willie Nelson's son's bands--Lukah Nelson and The Promise of the Real and Micah's band Insects vs. Robots. Oh wow!!!! This show was INCREDIBLE! While creatively diverse, both guys are amazing musical talents in their own right! Truly a special night of music!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Great little club where many big name acts performed before going big. Elton, Eagles, James Taylor to the Kooks, Sam Smith, the Strypes. Rock, Country, Americana, Metal. They cover all genres. Two bars downstairs and one upstairs. Holds about 500 people. The new sound system is Amazing. You can park at Dan Tana's valet right next door, tell them you... More 

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Walnut, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I have been coming to this venue for decades and it has always been a good experience. The quality of bands that are booked here are great. Ticket prices are low depending on the artist and you get can get up close to these bands compared to most concert venues in southern California. The bands are usually cool about cameras,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

At the border of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills here a literal Who's Who of Folk, Rock and their blending into Folk Rock jammed through the night. Joplin, The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul and Mary and many other emerging artistic musical icons found their sounds and styles as they attempted to find and create their identity and define their genre.... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had a great seat at the bar after flying 2000 miles to experience this iconic place. Was awesome minus the 20-30 obnoxious and loud drunks who disrespected both the venue and the artist, Annie Bosko, that night. Please don't go there if you want to act like that. It is a MUSIC VENUE that happens to have a bar, NOT... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

I attended the Friday night show of Blackberry Smoke at the Troubadour and it was one of the best concerts I have ever been to. The venue is intimate and up close with the artists. The wait staff were friendly and fast, the drinks were wet and the whole place was rocking. Since the Troubadour is in LA, you never... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Great venue with a bit of an edge. I've seen Jay Brannan twice there. Drinks are what you would expect in Hollywood. Reasonable and safe parking in lot directly across the street.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Booked in advance to see Dave Stewart and Friends in September 2013, whilst on holiday from the UK. Brilliant venue, small enough to be called intimate. We were touching distance from the band and the sound was excellent. A great band, with Orianthi on lead guitar, but really all the musicians were outstanding. A mixture of new songs and Eurythmics... More 

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So. Cal.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

There are many historic, amazing music venues in Hollywood, but the Troubadour is one of my favorites. You walk in and can feel the history. It's small, and even if you are at the back of the room you still aren't more than 30 feet away. There's a nice upstairs area as well. Because the room is fairly small, they... More 

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