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The Satellite

The Satellite

Rock Club, Bar, and Music Venue · Silver Lake
1717 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, United States
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sun
    • 8:30 PM–2:00 AM
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Based on 227 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Oscar Z.
    "Monday nights are $2.50 High Life draft nights!"(5 Tips)
    Nathan W.
    "Best dive venue in LA."(2 Tips)
    Oscar Z.
    "monday in September for the Big Black Delta residency"(2 Tips)
    Iyana G.
    "free Monday night"(2 Tips)
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  • monday night
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  • big black delta residency
  • DJs
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  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
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  • Nathan W.

    Best dive venue in LA.

    Nathan Wolf · December 23, 2015
  • Sam W.

    Solid PBR prices. Get the 24ozer

    Sam Wing · August 12, 2015
  • Hillary N.

    Great bands and DJs. Hipsters paradise with the upstairs bar and pool table.

    Hillary Noelle · April 13, 2015
  • Kast E.

    DOROTHY!!!! 🎸💋

    Kast Excelsior · March 6, 2015
  • Tabetha J.

    Random bands!

    Tabetha Jones · February 17, 2015
  • LAist

    Every Saturday is "Dance Yrself Clean" at Satellite. The music selection is all over the place but in a good way: one moment you might hear Daft Punk and the next Chromeo and Nine Inch Nails. Read more

    LAist · February 4, 2015
  • Britt W.

    Always memorable in one way or another...

    Britt Warner · September 17, 2014
  • Justine

    Shout out to all the couples cuddling & making out on the dance floor hey I'm just here to see the band👋

    Justine · September 13, 2014
  • Thirsty J.

    I miss Spaceland. What? You were thinking it too...

    Thirsty James · May 6, 2014
  • Thirsty J.

    Don't judge, here for free Mondays, great indie music scene, $2 PBR - avoid that Stella on tap, like warm piss, ya I said it.

    Thirsty James · May 6, 2014
  • Adam M.

    Don't ever order a Stella upstairs, it tastes like the hoses have never been changed.

    Adam Mayes · October 16, 2013
  • Aristotle D.

    Nobody is a hipster... ever. #denial

    Aristotle Dreher · April 25, 2013
  • LA Home & Style

    Formerly Spaceland, this is the preeminent space on the Eastside to see bands.

    LA Home & Style · March 19, 2013
  • Attosa C.

    Oops! Feel silly being sad all this time cos I heard "Spaceland has closed forever!" Here it is. As the Satellite. Same good stuff. Same great scene. So happy it's here! Parking blows - just valet :)

    Attosa Caisley · March 16, 2013
  • Neal B.

    Zak waters is killin it

    Neal Bloom · February 26, 2013
  • Amanda A.

    Read the signs on surrounding streets to avoid a hefty parking ticket !

    Amanda Aguilar · January 9, 2013
  • LA Weekly

    The venue is synonymous with the Silver Lake music scene, launching such crucial local indie icons as Beck, Silversun Pickups and Elliott Smith. Monday nights are usually no cover. Plus a pool table! Read more

    LA Weekly · January 3, 2013
  • Sali K.

    You can't start lining up for shows until 5pm. That's also the same time they open their lot for valet parking.

    Sali K · December 7, 2012
  • Alfredo E.

    Finally, i found a great mix: live rock, red wine and beer. La gente súper chida.

    Alfredo Estrella · September 27, 2012
  • Zachary M.

    Any advice?

    Zachary McFadden · September 9, 2012
  • Zachary M.

    Crashlanding on the Inland Empire in a month or two. A member of my band with me. Hip Hop based Genre bender, looking to get in on this grimy SoCal scene I hear so many wondrous things about.

    Zachary McFadden · September 9, 2012
  • Party Earth

    Backstage is cramped, so most band members either chill in the back of the club at the merchandise tables or in front of the building. If your favorite band plays here, you might get to meet them! Read more

    Party Earth · July 9, 2012
  • Trina G.

    Bring a sweater; sometimes it's a bit chilly in here. Other than that...enjoy!

    Trina G. · July 8, 2012
  • Where Los Angeles Magazine

    This dive is a fixture of the Eastside music community. (It helped launch the careers of Elliott Smith and Beck.) Catch acts popular with the Pitchfork-reading set, like Magic Wands & Gauntlet Hair. Read more

  • Greta A.

    Favorite venue in LA!

    Greta Alvarez · April 15, 2012
  • ampcloud f.

    you can dj the satellite with your smartphone before a show and during band downtimes. ask the bartender.

    ampcloud fm · March 1, 2012
  • Lynne P.

    blonde summer band was awesome

    Lynne Pope · February 25, 2012
  • Dave "COURTESY" W.

    Candy machine is the best. Love the starbursts.

    Dave "COURTESY" Wyatt · January 22, 2012
  • Chelsea

    Bartenders are bitchy, bathroom sinks barely work, everything else is perfect.

    Chelsea · January 17, 2012
  • Line6

    A Silver Lake staple, the Satellite hosts emerging local and touring bands. Need a last-minute costume change or guitar re-string? Fear not, the artist area opens directly onto the back of the stage.

    Line6 · November 30, 2011
  • Brock L.

    My friend Chris Trew sat at one of the tables here and said it was a great table for sitting at.

    Brock LaBorde · November 28, 2011
  • Megan H.

    Who took out the coke from jack and coke? These bartenders.

    Megan Healy · November 8, 2011
  • Line 6

    A Silver Lake staple, the Satellite hosts emerging local and touring bands. Need a last-minute costume change or guitar re-string? Fear not, the artist area opens directly onto the back of the stage.

    Line 6 · October 12, 2011
  • Arielle K.

    Take a cab! Parking sucks and there's always cops. DUIs are for suckers yo!

    Arielle Kilroy · October 1, 2011
  • Steph S.

    The Big Black Delta residency every Monday in Sept. What better way to spend your Monday night?

    Steph Spear · September 13, 2011
  • Oscar Z.

    Come every monday in September for the Big Black Delta residency, this band is unreal!

    Oscar Zubia · September 1, 2011
  • Oscar Z.

    Monday nights are $2.50 High Life draft nights!

    Oscar Zubia · September 1, 2011
  • Iyana G.

    If you really wanna do it right, go for the free Monday night "Local's Only" showcase.

    Iyana Gregory · August 17, 2011
  • Luke P.

    There were more fedoras than I could count.

    Luke Pierce · July 30, 2011
  • Megan W.

    If you need an emergency fedora try the 7-11 down the street!

    Megan West · July 5, 2011
  • Scott P.

    Make sure you see shadow shadow shade here. It's a must.

    Scott Pitts · July 3, 2011
  • Jordan L.

    Tip the bartender twenty bucks and youll get handed a wireless mic to do a kareoki version of madonas ray of light.

    Jordan Long · July 2, 2011
  • Kyle H.

    Awesome for local bands. Real layed back vibe and a nice bar. Could do without the disco ball though.

    Kyle Harris · June 20, 2011
  • Chris S.

    Pretty good spot to catch some good bands" Saw White Sea here twice.

    Chris Shon · June 9, 2011

    The former, formidable Spaceland is still a small, cozy Silverlake spot - so perfect to get comfy with the band.

    RCRD LBL · April 13, 2011
  • Marlan H.

    Parking sucks but other than that one of the best venues in town.

    Marlan Harris · March 26, 2011
  • Cheapism

    One of the premier spots for live performances in Echo Park, come early and avoid the cover. For the early birds, there are also $3 beers nightly till 10pm, just make sure to tip. Read more

    Cheapism · March 14, 2011
  • sam s.

    Monday nights are free

    sam sanchez · January 25, 2011
  • Bravo

    A really great place to see a local band without any pretension. -Danielle Keene, Top Chef Just Desserts

    Bravo · November 12, 2010
  • Mazda

    It doesn't get hipper than Spaceland to see catch the "next big thing" on the alt scene.

    Mazda · October 31, 2010

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