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The Echo

Music Venue, Rock Club, and Nightclub
Greater Echo Park Elysian, Los Angeles
  • Elaine O.
    "your groove on at Funky Sole nights"(5 Tips)
    "Great intimate indie venue, with free residency shows to boot!"(6 Tips)
    LA Weekly
    "LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Part Time Punks= Best Punky Time!"(3 Tips)
    Travis K.
    "One of the best venues in LA."(2 Tips)
58 Tips and reviews
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  • Forrest
    On Saturday nights you should hang out on the back patio.
    Forrest · April 19
  • Natalie G.
    Great intimate music venue.
    Natalie Guerra · February 10
  • ivan r.
    Any night is a good night. Beers $5-$9. Not bad. You can order pizza from the venue. First timers please don't block the walkway/bar to the patio. A lot of indie bands and upcoming artists. [chvrches]
    ivan rhivanz · October 20, 2015
  • JD
    Small intimate venue. Concerts are loud and the place gets packed quickly.
    JD · September 30, 2015
  • Philip-Michael S.
    Funky. Sole. Nuff said
    Philip-Michael Scales · July 21, 2015
  • ivan r.
    Local H at the echo
    ivan rhivanz · May 10, 2015
  • Karl H.
    The Echo has the most adventurous, experimental lineup of any Eastside music venue.
    Karl Haley · May 9, 2015
  • safiya h.
    Dope, intimate venue to catch a show
    safiya hylton · March 15, 2015
  • ivan r.
    Best venue in Southern California.
    ivan rhivanz · February 8, 2015
  • LAist
    If you're into funk, soul and fancy footwork, then Funky Sole's on Saturday is for you. The music is hard not to dance to and you'll find yourself grooving out on a floor packed with breakers. Read more
    LAist · February 4, 2015
  • Eddie S.
    This place is an incognita. I heard opera, jazz and rock in the same night. Don't go alone. Not good for flerting!
    Eddie Schramm · January 30, 2015
  • Jonny D.
    Cool place way too expensive
    Jonny Dadras · January 28, 2015
  • Jennifer
    Women's restroom is behind the merch table while the men's restroom is on the opposite side of the stage. Be prepped before pushing your way through the crowd.
    Jennifer · October 15, 2014
  • Zk
    High ceilings.
    Zk · September 19, 2014
  • Daniele G.
    Nice venue for music
    Daniele Giusto · August 31, 2014
  • Manda C.
    Really reasonable drinks prices for a music venue. Can usually get a beer or cider for $5-7
    Manda Currell · August 20, 2014
  • Victoria M.
    Plenty of places to sit. Small venue, so it's very intimate, making it easy to see the artist up close without having to wait in line all day.
    Victoria Mckay · August 19, 2014
  • Joseph K.
    Better than the EchoPlex down the corner. Room to move & you can see who you're sweating with. $5/$10 bucks cover. On the cheap.
    Joseph K · August 18, 2014
  • Derek B.
    Awesome layout! Bar seating in the back with a slightly raised platform so you can still see the show. Dance floor on the right. Patio entrance at the back left. And cool staff to boot.
    Derek Blechinger · August 12, 2014
  • CJ B.
    Grand ole echo on Sunday afternoon/evening. Blue grass. Cheap beer. Patio. The good life
    CJ Bruce · April 27, 2014
  • Cris C.
    Funky Sole. Friendly, happy, positive people. A great experience. Place was packed! Great to see young folks digging music made like 20 years before they were born. Drinks were steep ($$) though.
    Cris Cisneros · January 26, 2014
  • Sew
    Rock and roll; you'll enjoy both together but not apart from one another.
    Sew · June 22, 2013
  • John T.
    The Echo: the stage is stacked on subwoofers. So you feel it in your pants.
    John Tashjian · April 2, 2013
  • John T.
    You're definitely not too uncool enough.
    John Tashjian · March 28, 2013
  • LA Home & Style
    Very small intimate club.
    LA Home & Style · March 19, 2013
  • Jerel W.
    Is now the best venue in LA. Other spots have gotten too pricey or fallen off. Bootie parties, part time punks, funky sole, check yo ponytail and new and old underground, indie favorites
    Jerel Walliser · November 11, 2012
  • Christopher S.
    Sock Puppet Sitcom Theatre. This month, Roseanne. Next month, The Golden Girls!
    Christopher Spencer · September 16, 2012
  • mark g.
    Great place to see Septic Death
    mark g · September 4, 2012
  • Isaac M.
    They don't tell you beforehand that you can't bring your backpack and then they tell you to fuck off if you try to get back inside even though you already paid for your ticket. Full of assholes.
    Isaac Murguia · August 6, 2012
  • Oscar R.
    No backpacks allowed.
    Oscar Rodriguez · July 21, 2012
  • David K.
    Watch out when you walk in that you don't fall and break a hipster!
    David Kirkpatrick · June 19, 2012
  • Where Los Angeles Magazine
    The Echo and its downstairs counterpart, Echoplex book the hottest indie bands. Stop by the Echo for regular “Bootie L.A.” nights, featuring DJs spinning rock and pop mash-ups. Read more
  • Shane E.
    Funky sole is $5 now. #LAME
    Shane Epps · May 6, 2012
  • Tom G.
    Arrive late, drink jack and eat at two boots pizza, the vegan is awesome
    Tom Gutiz · February 26, 2012
  • Mick Management
    Wear your dancing shoes and get ready to party when Walk the Moon opens for Kaiser Chiefs here on March 19, 2012!
    Mick Management · January 31, 2012
  • Mick Management
    Check out heavy punk band Mr. Dream here on March 2, 2012!
    Mick Management · January 31, 2012
  • Chelsea
    One of my favorite places to see a show in LA. Every view is a good view and if you get bored of the crowds take your beer out back and chat up a stranger or stare at your feet. Bring cigarettes.
    Chelsea · December 2, 2011
  • Travis K.
    One of the best venues in LA.
    Travis Keller · November 26, 2011
  • Roberta R.
    Mondays are Free Read more
    Roberta Romero · September 27, 2011
  • Songkick
    Great intimate indie venue, with free residency shows to boot!
    Songkick · August 3, 2011
  • SPIN
    Fun fact: Airborne Toxic Event played 10 of their first 12 shows here. They literally had to beg for the slot after Spaceland said no. What do you think the booking agent would say now?
    SPIN · July 22, 2011
  • TicketWeb
    Great parking and good food in the surrounding neighborhoods! Once you get in the drinks at the full bar are inexpensive. The venue is small but every view is a great view! Read more
    TicketWeb · July 21, 2011
  • Adam P.
    Not the most glamorous, but the divey vibes & iconic status give a kind of cbgb feel to an LA venue. Order Two Boots at the bar, & catch Monday night residencies to see bands on the verge of success
    Adam Palermo · July 9, 2011
  • Geoffrey P.
    I've been thrown out of here for fistfighting on the dancefloor.
    Geoffrey Plauger · June 28, 2011
  • Augie M.
    Dance, dance, dance!
    Augie Max · February 27, 2011
  • TicketWeb
    The Echo really is one of the best Indie clubs in the world. Pick a night. It will either be the next new sound or a classic underground act! TW ♥'s the Echo! Read more
    TicketWeb · February 18, 2011
  • Jordan L.
    Amazing sound.
    Jordan Long · February 12, 2011
  • LA Weekly
    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Part Time Punks= Best Punky Time!
    LA Weekly · December 9, 2010
  • Megan H.
    Bring cash for Two Boots pizza afterwards :)
    Megan Haney · November 29, 2010
  • Shok
    Part Time Punks & Depeche Mode night = fun!
    Shok · November 15, 2010
  • Original Penguin
    Going here means you’ve gotta venture out into the artists’ Echo Park enclave. Plenty of great out-of-town bands blow through here on a regular basis, but don’t expect top-list clientele.
    Original Penguin · October 28, 2010
  • Liz
    Stage lighting here sucks.
    Liz · October 16, 2010
  • Darren K.
    Arrive late.
    Darren Kim · October 16, 2010
  • Volcom Entertainment
    Valient Thorr is playing an early all-ages show here on the 16th!
    Volcom Entertainment · October 6, 2010
  • Rachelle A.
    Head out to The Echo on Friday nights for a good show followed by some sweet tunes and drunken dancing at Club Underground. Definitely one of my favorite ways to spend a Friday night.
    Rachelle Abellar · July 5, 2010
  • Sirenne S.
    Dum Dum Girls have left the building.
    Sirenne Sanchez · July 2, 2010
  • Brianna
    Great soul music on Saturday nights!
    Brianna · April 25, 2010
  • Elaine O.
    Get your groove on at Funky Sole nights (every Saturday unless there's a band playing) - it's FREE!
    Elaine O · April 8, 2010
  • Drama
    Stella on tap! Alcohol, music, and pizza from next door to you inside the bar? too good for words! try "the dude" or "the newman"
    Drama · March 26, 2010
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