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Best Downtown L.A. Sports & Entertainment Venues

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Downtown L.A. has so many of the world’s greatest entertainment venues – check out this list to get all the info you need on Staples Center, LA Live and more! Click each photo for more information.

  • Club Nokia

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    Club Nokia is an ideal setting for corporate events, private parties & music & comedy acts. The club can seat up to 2,300 & boasts a state-of-the-art sound system designed for live entertainment.

  • Dodger Stadium

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    In its 50 years, Dodger Stadium has hosted 8 World Series, 2 All Star Game & timeless acts including the Beatles & Michael Jackson. You’ll definitely want to soak up the history and take in a game.

  • El Rey Theatre

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    Built in 1936, the El Rey Theatre was one of the few first-run movie palaces located in L.A.’s Miracle Mile district. The theatre is now a popular live music venue for artists both big & small.

  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

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    Almost every outdoor sports team in L.A. has called the Coliseum home. Built in 1923, the Coliseum has a seating capacity of over 100,000, one of the largest outdoor arenas on the West Coast.

  • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

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    Since opening in 1959, the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena has hosted some of the biggest events in the last half century, & was home to the Clippers & Lakers, as well the USC men’s basketball team.

  • Nokia Theatre

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    One of L.A.’s premier entertainment venues, the Nokia Theatre has hosted artists like Aretha Franklin & The Eagles, while awards shows like the Emmys & ESPY Awards have been televised from its stage.

  • STAPLES Center

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    The STAPLES Center is the venue for sporting & entertainment events in L.A. Not only is it the home to the Lakers, Clippers & Kings, it has hosted the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers & Van Halen.

  • Walt Disney Concert Hall

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    The Walt Disney Concert Hall is one of the leading classical music venues in the country. The main auditorium holds 2,265 seats & includes world-renowned state-of-the-art acoustics.

  • Wiltern Theatre

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    Long praised as one of the finest examples of the Art Deco style of architecture in the USA, the Wiltern Theatre was initially a venue for vaudeville shows & now regularly hosts major artists.