Comfort Inn Near Pasadena Civic Auditorium
2462 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 405-0811
Fax: (626) 796-0966
Established in 1960, this famous comedy and music night spot has been the host to famous comedians, such as Steve Martin, Robin Williams, and Lily Tomlin. Many top stand-up comics continue to perform at this fine, live entertainment venue.
One of Pasadena's best nightclubs , this club has features including a large dance floor, live music, and DJs playing music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. There are also five big screen TVs and 27 smaller TVs for all of the sports enthusiasts.
Whether you're up for an evening of live Jazz, a gourmet meal prepared by local Cordon Bleu Institute chef, Gabriel Contreras, or a glass of wine from their extensive list of world class wines, Red White & Bluezz has your evening covered. Dinner menu items feature fresh selections of beef, seafood, fish, poultry, pastas, and salads. Menu favorites include the Filet Mignon, the Glazed Muscovy Duck Breast, and the Maple-Mustard Glazed Halibut. Live Jazz and Blues is performed by local musicians Thursday-Saturday after 7:30 pm. A special condensed bar menu offers Kobe Beef Burgers, Risotto Fromaggio, and select desert wines during evening musical performances. Parking is available by valet outside of the front door. Reservations are recommended on the weekends.
The DJs here spin their web of techno, hip hop, and house music seven days a week. The clientèle is young and trendy and loves to dance. Every night of the week has a slightly different theme and flavor. Wednesdays are retro night, and '70s and '80s favorites fill the air. Thursdays catch DJ Hideo as he spins the best hip hop and R&B. Fridays are electronica and Latin influenced. Saturdays feature house and old school R&B. Whichever night you find yourself there, you are sure to have a good time and a-Muse yourself.
The Coffee Gallery Backstage hosts shows almost every day. The show room is connected to The Coffee Gallery, so patrons can come for the drinks or cafe fare and stay for the entertainment. Tickets are usually around $15-$20, and feature everyone from up-and-comers to established artists. A wide variety of styles are featured, including jazz, bluegrass, country, international, and contemporary. Reservations are highly recommended, as the 49-seat room fills up fast. Parking is available on Lake or in the lot of Ronnie's Service Station. Check the website for a list of upcoming shows.
A blues club to drive away the blues seems to be the perfect proposition for a night out in the city of Arcadia. With one of the best house bands in the country, the Arcadia Blues Club comes alive every Friday and Saturday night with live performances by some of the best blues musicians. Great food is a necessary accompaniment of good music, which is provided by the restaurant here. The menu largely comprises of casual fast food with some main courses as well. Cocktails, tequila, beer and house shots are also on offer.
Hang out at the bar or show off your bowling skills while the people at the bar watch you. You had better watch how much you drink though, as it takes a certain amount of co-ordination just to hold a bowling ball. There is live music at Mr. T's Bowl & Nightclub every night except Monday. Jazz and rock bands fill the place with cool tunes while you bowl. Watch the games or just socialize at the bar. Cover charges depend on what bands are playing.
Complex is a bar serving craft beers and signature cocktails. They have karaoke nights and host live performances and is widely popular in the city for the events that it hosts. The sound acoustics of the place makes it a favorite spot concerts. Check website for up-coming events.
The Airliner is a swanky aeronautical themed nightspot frequented by large crowds who want to boogie the night away. The two level club has a main bar and a lounge where guests can just relax. The DJ plays all genres of music ranging from the good old pop to electronica. Local artists perform gigs regularly at this venue. This club, with its art deco ambiance, is a sure winner.
Phoenicia offers a wide array of Lebanese dishes, alongside excellent service and live entertainment. The varied menu includes lamb tongue slivers dipped in olive oil with lemon and a variety of Armenian and Lebanese sausages. Patrons might enjoy the Hookah patio but the lush interior is also quite comfortable. Belly-dancing shows on Friday and Saturday nights can be enjoyed with the meal for a prix fixe.
Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles' oriental niche, is this contemporary party haven for night birds in the city. Established in 1946, Grand Star Jazz Club is one of the oldest nightclubs in Los Angeles. Spread across two floors, this club houses two bars and an expansive dance section. If the dance floor get too crowded and cramped for your liking, head out to the spacious patio and take in the cool night air. The music played ranges across hip hop, jazz, 1980s classics and more. Live music, karaoke nights and other entertaining events are regularly organized here.
Many things to many people, Woody's Hyperion is a Silverlake must-see. Some nights it's a karaoke bar, other nights it's more of a dance club. Inquiring minds probably need several visits to figure out the crowd, which morphs into a different demographic every night. The bar also can be just a cool place to grab a beer and play some pool or video games. Call for the schedule.