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The Wiltern

The Wiltern

Concert Hall and Rock Club
Wilshire Center - Koreatown, Los Angeles
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  • Michael S.
    "Across from the Purple Line at Wilshire/Vermont."(4 Tips)
    Natalie G.
    "Top 3 favorite music venues in Los Angeles."(3 Tips)
    IFC
    "LA: The best use of art deco outside of Miami."(2 Tips)
    VH1
    "... close by, check out Mr Pizza Factory, Gui Rim Korean BBQ or Romero's Mexican..."(2 Tips)
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  • ivan r.
    ivan rhivanzOctober 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great venue! Shows end before midnight if you're one watching a show on week nights. Great for old peeps like me! Only get the food if you're really really hungry or else you'll regret it.
  • Austin P.
    Austin PassyNovember 25, 2016
    A great classic 1930's music venue with awesome acoustics. If a band you like is playing here make the trek, it's worth it.
  • Betty R.
    Betty RubeMay 2, 2014
    Bypass the mess that is the Ralphs/Wiltern parking lot and park on the street if you're lucky or go to the radio Korea building. Was an easy in/out and $10 for Franz Ferdinand on 4.29.2014.
  • Zigabid Z.
    Zigabid Zig A BidAugust 16, 2011
    Most people don't think about the Loge section, but it's a great place to sit if you don't want to be on your feet all night. From the first few rows, you get a better view than some of the floor
  • Kyle H.
    Kyle HarrisJune 22, 2011
    Old 1930's vibe inside. Really great acoustics. Awesome mix between seats and standing room. If you can get a VIP pass for behind the sound boards I definately recommend it! Real great from there.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RobisonJune 24, 2015
    Beautiful old school Art Deco venue. Could probably use a face lift. But still a great place to see a concert.
  • Where Los Angeles Magazine
    The Wiltern was built in glamorous art deco style. Headliners like Wilco and Jack White stop here. Balcony seating and multiple levels of standing room offer stellar stage views. Read more
  • Anastasia K.
    Anastasia KrutovaAugust 20, 2012
    Acoustic is very good. I also liked the design! Very good place for listening to your favorite music :)
  • Chelsea
    ChelseaMay 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The people who work here are terrible but it's a beautiful space and the sound is amazing. Just get here early so you can actually see the stage.
  • Hard Rock
    Hard RockJune 21, 2011
    In 2009, Nine Inch Nails (or, at least, the touring version of the band) played their final show, at The Wiltern. Trent Reznor still records under the moniker, but the live band is no more (for now).
  • Rick S.
    Rick SullivanNovember 17, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Beautiful historic Los Angeles theater - amazing bands, amazing sound, amazing venue!
  • Sarah .
    Sarah 💄October 18, 2016
    Has to be one of my favorite venues in LA. Eclectic mix of bands that show up. I remember seeing a Japanese metal band here when I was in high school. 👌
  • Jenny T.
    Jenny TaylorJuly 24, 2012
    The best sound/view is by the bar in the back - the one on the left as you walk in. Obvious bonus: YOU'RE BY THE BAR.
  • Mario F.
    Mario FriasNovember 11, 2010
    If coming from OC. Park at Union Station and take the Metro Purple Line. There is a Metro station across the street from the venue. Make sure to know what time the last train leaves though.
  • Harrison P.
    Harrison PainterDecember 11, 2012
    Just saw Bob Weir here, and the venue is beautiful. Enter the parking garage via the back entrance on S. Oxford for easier access.
  • Charles E.
    Charles EdgeJanuary 14, 2012
    Everyone who lives in LA should see a show here at least once. It is such an amazing venue! Smoke out back only.
  • Manda C.
    Manda CurrellOctober 14, 2015
    One of my least favorite venues in LA. The tiers make it difficult to see the stage. But that's hardly going to make you avoid seeing a band if they come around
  • Nikolai S.
    Nikolai SkoglundFebruary 14, 2015
    Nice concert scene. Love the art deco interior..
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.August 25, 2014
    "Clad in blue-green terracotta tile, originally designed for vaudeville, the Wiltern opened in 1931. From B.B. King to Willie Nelson..." -p.g. sturges Read more
  • Elisabeth L.
    Elisabeth LongshoreOctober 29, 2015
    Good venue even if Art Deco is not your cuppa tea.
  • HARD EVENTS
    HARD EVENTSFebruary 26, 2011
    Get ready for HARD events at The Wiltern with HARD Weekend coming up soon! Follow us on Twitter @hardfest and Like us at facebook.com/hardfest. We'll be giving away mixes, tix, etc. Get ready!
  • JewelMint
    JewelMintMarch 23, 2011
    A beautiful smaller venue for music. Ray La Montagne moved me to tears there and it was such an amazing performance in such a gorgeous space. - Kate Bosworth
  • g o.
    g oconnorJanuary 26, 2016
    Just a lovely Art Deco venue. Staff are very professional
  • Kim S.
    Kim Sanders-WhittleJanuary 26, 2015
    Great looking venue. Seats in balcony afford you great stage views.
  • Jennifer
    JenniferNovember 22, 2014
    Sound is always solid at this venue but avoid the balcony seats. The stage is quite minuscule at that height.
  • Victoria
    VictoriaJanuary 31, 2016
    One of my favorite places to see a band. Also take the red line from NoHo and then the purple line to save money on parking!
  • Jon L.
    Jon LeibowitzJune 19, 2013
    The parking lot behind the theater, adjacent to Ralph's, is not bicycle friendly. In fact they wanted to charge me $20 for the pleasure. A rack would be helpful at least.
  • David R.
    David RoJuly 28, 2011
    Great view from anywhere on the floor, thanks to the tiered general admin sections. My favorite GA venue. Read more
  • Calysta
    CalystaJune 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Saw Panic! at the Disco tonight! This was my first time being at the Wiltern! Great view from every angle! And Panic! was amazing as always! :) <3
  • TheDoLaB
    TheDoLaBAugust 11, 2011
    Ask for the free coat check. Also get to shows early so you can get one of a limited number of pit access wristbands!
  • Zigabid Z.
    Zigabid Zig A BidNovember 8, 2010
    The best most relaxing view is from Loge Center row AA. The front rows of Loge Center are only sold on a season basis from Live Nation Premium Seating
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuSeptember 19, 2015
    Beautiful space inside. Not too crowded, which is such a plus.
  • IFC
    IFCJuly 6, 2010
    LA: The best use of art deco outside of Miami. This venue is an LA staple and the talent here rarely disappoints. -IFC Viewer
  • Jeff F.
    Jeff FergusonMay 16, 2011
    Lining up before a show is lame and a waste of time. Rock shows never start on time anyway. Remember there are other bars in this place besides the lobby, like inside the hall, downstairs by the bath Read more
  • Stephen S.
    Stephen SmytheNovember 19, 2015
    Awesome venue without a bad seat ...errr standing room in the house.
  • Jenny T.
    Jenny TaylorOctober 15, 2011
    Don't valet. You will spend more time waiting for your car than you did enjoying the concert.
  • Luke R.
    Luke RooneySeptember 20, 2016
    Decent views from anywhere in the house, a little stinky in the lobby is all.
  • LIVE
    LIVEMarch 26, 2013
    See you Friday June 28th 2013 for the Summerland Tour featuring LIVE, Everclear, Filter & Sponge! For more info and to RSVP visit http://bit.ly/LIVELosAngelesCA Read more
  • DangerousBri *.
    DangerousBri *November 2, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The pit is reserved for wristbands for GA shows. You must arrive early and wait in line and make a beeline for the pit when you get in to receive a limited wristband.
  • VH1
    VH1July 22, 2010
    To grab food close by, check out Mr Pizza Factory, Gui Rim Korean BBQ or Romero's Mexican Food--all within a couple of blocks! – Team Live Nation
  • Michael S.
    Michael SalazarSeptember 24, 2014
    Great venue. Across from the Purple Line at Wilshire/Vermont.
  • NYLON + Starbucks Summer Music Tour
    July 30, 2012 - Check out Neon Trees, Penguin Prison, and JJAMZ at the NYLON + Starbucks Summer Music Tour!
  • HopHeadJim
    HopHeadJimNovember 11, 2013
    Beer Belly a block away for beers and food before the show!
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    YOUNG THE GIANT. Shows are on Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 and tickets can only be purchased online at livenation.com
  • Henie R.
    Henie ReisingerAugust 12, 2011
    A favorite place for music venues...It is beautiful! Art deco at its best!
  • Natalie G.
    Natalie GuerraNovember 19, 2015
    Top 3 favorite music venues in Los Angeles.
  • Katy S.
    Katy SaldingerFebruary 18, 2013
    Great place to see a concert but beers are pricey.
  • Sharon
    SharonJune 22, 2011
    20 bucks for parking at their official lot: don't even bother going unless you want to take your chances on finding street parking or going down a few blocks.
  • Jason C.
    Jason CJune 29, 2015
    Great venue, but drink prices are out of control.
  • Amy Y.
    Amy YenMarch 6, 2011
    To avoid the lame $12 LiveNation fee, get ur tix at the Hollywood Palladium box office Saturdays 10-2. No fee! Even the Wiltern box office will charge u $5.
  • Kyle V.
    Kyle VAugust 12, 2014
    Their AC doesn't work in the balcony, terrible place to see a show. They also can't keep their bathrooms clean in the middle of a show, get ready to walk through standing water. gross
  • Mick Management
    Mick ManagementJanuary 31, 2012
    Be sure to make it for Walk the Moon when they open for Young the Giant here on Feb. 11 & 12, 2012!
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpDecember 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing venue to see a concert! Old school theater.
  • Dana R.
    Dana RoseDecember 21, 2013
    Get your drink on before coming here- $22 for 2 vodkas!
  • Live Nation
    Live NationFebruary 19, 2010
    Will call tickets are released ONE HOUR prior to show time. You must have the credit card used to make the purchase and valid photo ID!
  • Meshell H.
    Meshell HallSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If you order drinks at frontoffice@livenation.com with your seat number and payment method. They are super fast.
  • sarah jane b.
    sarah jane barbaJune 15, 2013
    Lagunitas IPA on tap.
  • Jason Q.
    Jason QuinlanAugust 1, 2012
    The Wiltern has hands-down the worst sound of any concert venue in Los Angeles. I'd rather see a concert anywhere else.
  • Live Nation
    Live NationFebruary 19, 2010
    To grab food close by, check out Mr Pizza Factory, Gui Rim Korean BBQ or Romero's Mexican Food--all within a couple of blocks!
  • Howard M.
    Howard MordohAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    1st concert...Haim 2nd concert....Rx Bandits at the Fonda. Double dancing tonight!
  • Adam R.
    Adam ROctober 14, 2015
    Great venue, always a great schedule
  • Suzy R.
    Suzy RyooAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Set times released on Twitter 12:30pm @wiltern!
  • Danny A.
    Danny ArchilaMay 1, 2016
    Bob's Burgers LIVE!
  • Sandra A.
    Sandra AdamsSeptember 28, 2013
    I saw a few concerts here, its great!
  • David E.
    David EsquireSeptember 18, 2011
    Be nice to the staff here. They work their arses off! :-)
  • Crystal C.
    Crystal ClementAugust 18, 2015
    Really fun place to watch shows.
  • Meridith S.
    Meridith StokesSeptember 11, 2011
    Lots of free parking a couple blocks down on Oxford Street.
  • Todd S.
    Todd SpoonFebruary 18, 2013
    Soundgarden! Guys night out!
  • AnyClip
    AnyClipApril 11, 2011
    The Wiltern Theater doubled as a hotel lobby for the movie Barton Fink, watch it now! Read more
  • Brian G.
    Brian GiffenJuly 22, 2011
    FUN FACT: It's called The Wiltern because its at the corner of Wilshire & Western.
  • Sean A.
    Sean ArenasNovember 13, 2015
    The $4 churro tastes like it has been on the rack for days. Quite disappointing. Spend $5 outside for a street dog instead.
  • Jeremy P.
    Great venue, gonna miss it.
  • Sal C.
    Sal CastellanosFebruary 19, 2010
    Find parking on the streets. Free after 6pm. Or park by CVS- the parking structure. $5. The parking by the grocery store is $12.
  • Juan "Bobby" C.
    Juan "Bobby" CorralesOctober 21, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place for a concert
  • Rachael  D.
    Rachael  DeppAugust 1, 2010
    use the bathroom in the bar downstairs if the other bathrooms have a long line.
  • Deborah B.
    Deborah BeckmanOctober 9, 2014
    Freaking Kasabian is about to melt my face off!
  • Iration
    IrationJanuary 21, 2011
    4/1/11: Winter Greens Tour with Rebelution, Iration, and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Read more
  • Carl M.
    Carl Martin Jr.April 3, 2015
    Hey The Wiltern, you should join Freebie! The benefits are amazing for both you and me. Read more
  • orangecounty.com
    orangecounty.comFebruary 17, 2012
    Live Review: Young the Giant impresses at Wiltern Read more
  • Hj L.
    Hj LangeMay 19, 2011
    Best place to see a show.
  • Michael K.
    Michael Kalec3 weeks ago
    Been here before. Nice venue.
  • Jaime Bravo C.
    Jaime Bravo CastilloOctober 24, 2010
    One of the most instantly recognizable façades in Los Angeles.
  • Gil R.
    Gil RiegoOctober 9, 2014
    Kasabian tonight.
  • Live Nation
    Live NationFebruary 19, 2010
    The box office opens THREE hours prior to show time!The box office is closed on non-event days.
  • Juan "Bobby" C.
    Juan "Bobby" CorralesAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Love this place
  • Ali B.
    Ali BeituniFebruary 28, 2011
    Heineken 24oz is decently priced for a concert
  • GameTrailers .com
    GameTrailers .comMay 21, 2011
    Location in L.A. Noire video game by RockStar Games Read more
  • Barbara W.
    Barbara Weaver KilmanFebruary 9, 2015
    Art deco need i say more
  • Joy M.
    Joy McCoyDecember 9, 2011
    Thanks for the tix @bushnation! Get u some!!
  • Danielle N.
    Danielle NeufeldSeptember 26, 2010
    Take the red to the purple line here and avoid parking!
  • Neeraj S.
    Neeraj SharmaFebruary 20, 2012
    take the subway
  • Abby F.
    Abby FerriJanuary 23, 2010
    The Opus bar next door is closed! Dangit. Gotta drink @ the venue now. $14 beer.
  • Carla B.
    Carla BenavidezApril 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Catching Pete Yorn with @indiebeanie and @astarkee!
  • Mark L.
    Mark LawrenceSeptember 11, 2011
    Luv the chandelier.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MateckiMay 19, 2015
    Fourteen dollar PBR$
  • @iamkhayyam
    @iamkhayyamAugust 1, 2010
    Just had sex in the bathroom downstairs... must have started a long line of people waiting to use it?! #sorryfolks
  • Dany S.
    Dany SloanJuly 28, 2013
    Stay away from the people in fedoras.
  • Carlos P.
    Carlos PinaOctober 19, 2013
    Come early... Parking is terrible
  • Erik K.
    Erik KoralMarch 31, 2010
    One of my favorite venues in Los Angeles
  • Kate K.
    Kate KoellerSeptember 9, 2010
    always has the best artists
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