The El Rey Theatre is an original art deco theater in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles’ preserved art deco districts. The El Rey was built in 1936 and designed by Clifford Balch. After over 50 years as a first-run movie house, the El Rey was converted into a live music venue in 1994. A registered Historic-Cultural Monument, the El Rey has sweeping staircases, an art deco lobby, VIP balcony lounge, and a grand ballroom equipped with a full stage. A variety of genres perform at the El Rey Theatre from Rock to Hip-Hop to EDM.
The El Rey is a general admission, standing room venue, unless stated otherwise in specific show details.
- The El Rey Theatre is one of LA’s most intimate concert venues
- There is no re-entry allowed at the El Rey Theatre
- You can valet your car at the front for $10
- There is an outdoor patio for smoking and conversation
- cocktails range from $8-$14
Where is the El Rey Theatre located?
El Rey Theatre is located on Wilshire Blvd. in between La Brea Ave. and Fairfax Ave. in the Miracle Mile area. Our exact cross streets are Burnside and Dunsmuir.
How much is cover charge at the El Rey Theatre?
There is no cover charge but tickets generally range from $20-40.
How long will I have to wait at the El Rey Theatre?
Expect to wait anywhere from 10-30 min depending on when you arrive.
When is the El Rey Theatre open?
The El Rey Theatre is open when there is an event.
What are the best nights to go to the El Rey Theatre?
Typically Fridays and Saturdays are the best nights
What is the dress code at the El Rey Theatre?
Very Casual Dress Code.
How much do drinks cost at the El Rey Theatre?
Expect to pay $8-14 for cocktails
What kind of music do they play at the El Rey Theatre?
A wide variety of genres from Hip Hop to Rock to EDM is played at the El Rey Theatre
Where can I find a list of upcoming events / DJs at the El Rey Theatre?
You can download the Discotech app to see upcoming events, and book tables for the El Rey Theatre