Econo Lodge Near LAX
4123 W. Century Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90304
Phone: (310) 672-7285
Fax: (310) 672-1046
Current Affair is host to both new and old school R&B acts, as well as great jazz and blues. This is music for the soul and if it doesn't get you moving, nothing will. Everything feels new and shiny, both the interior and the atmosphere. The clientèle comes from all over, but are mostly locals who know where the real music and entertainment is. Great drinks and a small menu of appetizers to please your palate are available while enjoying the talent and tunes.
Rusty's Rhythm Club offers weekly swing dances weekly at the Elk's Lodge in the Playa Del Rey suburb of Los Angeles. All ages welcome and a full bar, Rusty's dances take place each Wednesday and the first Friday of the month. Beginners can partake in a quick 30 minute dance lesson at the beginning of the session, while seasoned dancers can brush up on their skills. All dances feature live music by local swing bands.
A great hangout with equally good music, Carbon is a must visit for all party animals. Carbon is known to be very lively and has DJs playing everything from hip-hop, electro to deep soul and retro rock. You can also relax at the cozy and comfortable lounge area while sipping your favorite drinks. The dance floor, though small, is always crowded. The drinks are reasonably priced. A great way to spend a night in Culver City.
The African culinary culture is alive and well from both sides of the Atlantic in this little hot spot. The place hasn't been around long but it is already making ripples throughout Los Angeles' restaurant scene. Though somewhat simple, the Industry serves up delicious home style American Soul Food in addition to Ethiopian Injera specialties. As well as the great food and diverse beverage menu, local jazz performers make daily weekend performances along with a special performance on Wednesday's. Comedy night is also a big hit with patrons looking to spice up their night with a few laughs.
Clubbing on the beach can't get any better than at Club 705. Away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles city, Club 705 is located on the picturesque and peaceful Hermosa Beach. The beautiful beach front venue adds the glitz and glamor that the club possesses. The funky, colorful and jazzy interiors, give a very sassy yet comfortable feel to the club. Club 705 features rocking live acts and gigs by some great artists each night and you will always find hordes of people dancing to the DJ's tunes here. What's more, the club also houses the beautiful Ardmore Restaurant where you can satiate your hunger with some finger-licking American delicacies on offer.
Club Good Hurt is West Los Angeles's happening nightclub playing all genres of music, ranging from reggae to techno. The theme of the club works well here, where the bar has a pharmacy feel to it with a Rx sign above it. The pretty cocktail waitresses serve the drinks in style. Don't miss their signature drinks Transfusion and Ta-Kill-Ya, there is no hard liquor served though. You can also use the pool tables or sit on the street patio and enjoy a good smoke. The place is also available for private parties, theater events, dance and art shows as well.
Home to Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, a local jazz group, Lighthouse Cafe is a great place to arrange parties, fundraisers or corporate events. Besides some wonderful innovative cocktails, which are a must try, Lighthouse also serves vodka and other spirits. To perfectly complement these drinks, the place offers chicken, salads, barbecued pork, burgers and sandwiches. Each day of the week sees different genres of music including reggae, rock and jazz.
Jewel's Catch One Disco is one of the oldest gay clubs of LA. After dancing all night at this gay dance club you will need to catch your breath. The music plays fast and furious and the bodies pound in accordance. Both gay men and lesbians frequent the place depending on the night. Wednesdays are for men and Thursdays are for women. This, however, is not strictly a gay club. The clientele is eclectic, especially when there is live jazz. Visit website for events.
Nestled in the heart of Huntington Park, this mid-range family restaurant prides itself on having some of the most authentic Mexican dishes in town. Even though it's a chain, it has a warm, inviting vibe to it; a far cry from some of the other L.A. restaurant chains. All food is prepared fresh daily along with homemade salsa and guacamole. And if you're lucky, you might just stumble in on a live music night. And if you happen to finish your meal, but you not quite ready to call it a night, stick around because the restaurant also features a nightclub where you can dance off your meal. Some of the house favorites include Enchiladas Rancheros, Poblanos Los Cabos and their famous Fajitas. And why not wash your meal down with one of their signature Margaritas. This is a wonderful place to go with friends and family of all sizes. Dress code is casual, ambiance is inviting.
Remodeled in recent years, Mint, the long-time haven for blues enthusiasts is going stronger than ever. It features great music seven nights a week. Food is available, but most focus on the stage talent and the drinks, which are served from an attractive bar. Sometimes crowded on weekends depending on the featured act, this place usually has enough room for anyone to drop by and still find a table close to the musicians.
Naja's Place is a good for beer, good food and good friends. The house band is called the Land Sharks, a cover band that is a lot of fun to listen to. In keeping with the laid-back atmosphere of Redondo Beach, Naja's does not require shirts or shoes—this alone is what draws many people in every day. It is a little bit of a dive but that is part of the charm. If you step outside on the patio and take in the sun while drinking a cold one, you will think you are on the coast of Mexico - in a dive bar, of course.
Located in the relatively quiet neighborhood, the Voodoo gives you a good start for an relaxing evening, with a space where you can spend some uninhibited time. No need to get all dressy or bother about right behavior here. A couple of beers, soda and an absolutely "zero" calorie conscious snack is what you can expect to find here. With a variety of dance music being played here by various DJs, music lovers will love this place too. The decor is also something to look out for, with the theme being of Polynesian island.