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Staples, The Fonda, Hollywood Forever -- LA’s venues with and without soul

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Los Angeles' Greek Theatre named best small outdoor venue in the country. Photo by BeverlyHillsPorsches via Flickr Creative Commons

Los Angeles is filled with great places to hear live music.

There’s the Hollywood Bowl, Orpheum theatre, Echoplex, the Fonda, the Staples Center...the list goes on.

But some places are better than others, some have a special something, a kind of personality or ‘soul’ that keeps you coming back every year.

Dave Brooks, founder and editor of Amplify Magazine is here to help sift through the many Los Angeles venues and share which ones you should definitely not miss this summer season.

What LA venues have soul to you? Share some of your favorite venue memories!


Dave Brooks, founder and editor of Amplify and

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