Avalon Hollywood has been catering to Hollywood’s nightlife since 1927, and today it still tops the charts.
When electronic dance music guru Dave Nada fathered moombahton in 2009, the Los Angeles resident gave rise to an explosive music sub-genre that has swept the world’s dance clubs like a monstrous firestorm. Nada’s original style, which marries melodramatic Dutch house to laid-back raggaeton, has since spawned generational offshoots of cultural significance now spiced with elements of Latin, classical, blues, jazz, rock, funk, rap and other secular and cosmopolitan tunes. “There are lots of cumbia and hip-hop mixes these days,” said west coast turntablist DJ Shapeshifter. “That’s what I play.” While the sexy sounds of this nouveau trend continue to transmogrify into what has become a colorful coat of many arms, here is a select list of where to hear this music as it develops.
For dancing machines who enjoy burning the midnight oil and hanging out with hyper-energetic types, these colorful nightclubs in Los Angeles fuse 1960s go-go dancing with modern-day pop culture and high drama.
You don’t have to go to the actual Oscars to enjoy some glamour, parties, award winning food and festivities. Whether you want to join a party or have your own here are a few ideas to inspire you.