Live Music and Nightlife

Dance under the stars on a dining cruise, unwind from a busy day with live music on a waterfront restaurant patio, or learn some salsa moves at a class – you can do it all in Marina del Rey.

NEW: Beachside

Live music is back on the patio at Beachside Restaurant & Bar through September 15, 2022. Enjoy a variety of music every Thursday, 6-9 p.m. outside with views of Marina “Mother’s” Beach. Click button for more information.

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NEW: Dance MDR

Dance the night away under the stars at Burton Chace Park every Friday night.  Learn new dance moves from professional dance instructors focused on a different dance style each week along with live DJ entertainment and food trucks. Check out the September schedule: Disco (Sept. 2), 80’s throwback (Sept. 9), Bollywood (Sept. 16), Hip-Hop (Sept. 23) and Salsa (Sept. 30). Free admission. Click button for more details.

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NEW: Wave Poolside Bar & Grill

Catch live music on Wednesday through Sunday, 6-9 p.m. and enjoy a waterfront casual dining experience outdoors by  The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey pool. 

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Annual Summer Concert Series

The annual Marina del Rey Summer Concert series features symphonic and pop music concerts on alternating weeks at Burton Chace Park. Free admission. The 2022 season is done and will return in 2023!

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Brizo Bar and Restaurant

Find live music from DJs on Friday and Saturday evenings at Brizo Bar and Restaurant located at the new Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott. The main bar is open from 9 p.m. to midnight, though the fun can start at the Terrace Deck from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 4360 Via Marina; 424-443-5807.

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City Cruises

A jazz musician entertains patrons on City Cruises by Hornblower’s popular champagne brunch cruises offered year-round on Saturdays and Sundays. Relax with a mimosa on the open-air top deck and soak up views of passing sailboats. Weekly dinner cruises offer DJ entertainment and dancing under the stars. 13755 Fiji Way; 310-301-6000.

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Fisherman's Village

Fisherman’s Village offers live music on select weekends from 2-5 p.m.

Current Lineup:

Sunday, September 4 — L.A. Bluescasters (Blues/R&B)

Monday, September 5 — Friends  (R&B)

Sunday, September 11 —Chazzy Green “The Funky Sax Man” (Jazz) 

Sunday, September 18 —JB & The BC Riders (Country/Rock-a-Billy)

Sunday, September 25 — Upstream  (Reggae)

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Killer Yacht Club

If you’re feeling a speakeasy type of evening with live music, then Killer Yacht Club–located next to Killer Shrimp–is the happening spot with live entertainment on Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Doors open at 8 p.m. with performances starting at 9 p.m. Click button for more information. 

NEW for 2022: Comedy Night every Wednesday hosted by Venice Underground Comedy. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. Must be 21+ years old.

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Sinder Lounge

Unwind every Friday night at Sinder in the Marina del Rey Marriott from 7 to 9 p.m. and enjoy live music entertainment. Click button for more information.

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The Warehouse Restaurant

This Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. Join in on the free class before the floor opens to all at 10. 4499 Admiralty Way; 310-823-5451.

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