Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall

Concert Hall, Rock Club, Event Space
665 W Jefferson Blvd (at Royal St.)
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 748-5116


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  • This is where The BET Awards was taped for the last 10 years! In 2013 here: ! Celebrate more LIVING Black History with us:
  • This fabled landmark is known for playing host to glittering awards shows, but it's gone down in history as the venue where Michael Jackson's hair caught on fire in 1984.
  • Been coming here since I was 11 for Shrine Halloween Dances and Shrine Circus for Rainbow Girls (
  • In 1989, Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince made history here! The Philly-based rap duo become the first Rap act to win a Grammy for their song "Parents Just Don't Understand."
  • Get there early because they can actually run out of parking!
  • This is where Michael Jackson's hair caught on fire while taping a Pepsi commercial
  • The Doors performed at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium in December of 1967 with openers The Iron Butterfly and Sweetwater.
  • new fav LA concert venue. Acoustics are superb and fun for dancing. Just enough space. Ps. If you have an AMF, well... Adios...
  • Happy new year party
  • A Los Angeles landmark! Beautiful old world feel. Great for music performances. Parking is limited so get to your event early.
  • Worst concert experience ever, not a single person working at this venue knew what was going on. Lined up all day only to get pushed to the back.
  • Bit meh for acoustics
  • No open packs of cigarettes allowed!? Only in California.
  • Soulection was , good spaces to explore and dance indoor and outdoor, hardly any seating but you won't want to with all the room for dancing.
  • Lots of bars. Good view from most seats.
  • Tritonal ; haven't been here in years and its still one of my favorite venues (:
  • Small venue, so there aren't any bad seats. Bathrooms are downstairs, refreshments & alcoholic drinks are upstairs. Sound system was great!
  • Amazing venue with a huge main hall and stage. Phenomenal audio and acoustics.
  • Kinda beautiful inside and out. And I love that there are so many ladies bathroom stalls and bars. Sound system can be better though.

Nearby places

842 S Broadway (btwn 8th & 9th St)
3911 S Figueroa St (btw Exposition & MLK)
618 S Spring St (btwn 6th & 7th St)