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.

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Enjoy live music on Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. during spring and summer on the patio at Beachside Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a variety of music outside with views of Marina “Mother’s” Beach. Click button for more information.

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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 2023 summer season ended and we will post the 2024 schedule by the spring. 

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Brizo Bar and Restaurant

Find live music from DJs on  select Friday and Saturday evenings at Brizo Bar and Restaurant located at the 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. Call the restaurant to confirm during winter season. 4360 Via Marina; 424-443-5807.

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City Cruises

A jazz musician entertains patrons on City Cruises’ 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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Dance MDR Nights

Dance the night away at Burton Chace Park every Friday night in September. Learn new dance moves from professional dance instructors featuring a different dance style every week along with live DJ entertainment such as Disco (Sept. 1), Samba (Sept. 8), Hip-Hop (Sept. 15), Line Dancing (Sept. 22) and Bachata (Sept. 29). Free admission. Click button for more information.

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Fisherman's Village

Fisherman’s Village offers live music on select weekends from 2-5 p.m. (note the time change for summer season).

Current Lineup – September 2023

Saturday, 9/2 Pop Vision (pop cover band) 

Sunday, 9/3 Pedro Reis Band (Top 40 and Ballads) 

Monday, 9/4 (Labor Day) Infl80ees (80’s cover band) 

Saturday, 9/9 JLB Band (Rock & Roll in Espanol)  

Sunday, 9/10 Crown City Bombers (rockabilly)  

Saturday, 9/16 Friends Band  (R/B)   

Sunday, 9/17 Harbor Groove (R/B & Cumbia, Old School) 

Saturday, 9/23 Idellix Band (Top 40)  

Sunday, 9/24 Reaction Band (R/B) 

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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 Thursday through Saturday evenings including new Comedy Night shows. Doors open at 8 p.m. with performances starting at 9 p.m. Click button for more information. 

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Outdoor fire pit table at SALT Restaurant during sunset in Marina del Rey Hotel


Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month on Sept. 16:

Come enjoy a special battle of the bartenders from local hotels including Marina del Rey Hotel and Jamaica Bay Inn, as they compete for the best whiskey cocktail featuring Maker’s Mark. Tickets are $45 per person. Click here for event details.


Kick off your pre-weekend every Thursday and Friday at SALT during their extended happy hour and live music! Enjoy drinks and food specials from 2 – 6:30 p.m. at the bar and live tunes from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. 


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Sinder Lounge

Unwind on summer Friday nights 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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