Things To Do In LA This Week

The best in nightlife April 29-May 5

In the words of NSYNC, “it’s gonna be May….” The first week of the month is jam packed with big events like the Kentucky Derby to Cinco de Mayo and endless parties to support them. And whether you are looking to get lit or dance ’til dawn, you know Loop always has a pulse on what’s good.

From a Star Wars-theme rave to Mexican fiestas, check out what’s happening on the LA nightlife and dining scene this week. 

Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Nate Bargatze And Sebastian Maniscalco: Live At The Hollywood Bowl

Netflix Is A Joke Fest is back for 2024. The largest comedy event in history is taking over LA May 2 – 12 with more than three hundred shows at thirty different venues. One of the most anticipated events of the fest is going down for two nights at the legendary Hollywood Bowl featuring headline performers Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Nate Bargatze and Sebastian Maniscalco.

When: Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 Highland Ave., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Ott. at 1720

Influenced by the love of organic dub and pristine electronics, Ott. combines bass-heavy rhythm, abstract soundscapes and timeless melodies into a huge, ever-shifting sonic universe, intended to convey a spirit of hope & positivity. This week, the ORLOVE event, in collaboration with GRLSWIRL, will feature music by Subswami and DJ Shayn, art by Danit & Megs and tea ceremony and vintage clothes by Prolong Tea.

When: Wednesday, May 1 at 9 p.m.

Where: 1720 E 16th St., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Official Beverly Hills Film Festival After Party at Warwick

Hollywood hotspot Warwick will be hosting a a night of unparalleled glamour and excitement with the official after-party of the prestigious Beverly Hills Film Festival. Step into a celebration where the magic of cinema comes alive. The event will include a red carpet entrance, celebrity guests, live DJs, speciality cocktails, a VIP experience and more. Dress code is Hollywood chic.

When: Thursday, May 2 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Warwick, 6507 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 

Get Tickets HERE

Official Devault, Ekkstacy & DJ Popgun at Brooklyn Projects LA

Devault, Ekkstacy and DJ Topgun have come together to announce the release of their upcoming single “It Isn’t Easy” – colliding their worlds of electronic music, rock and pop. The announcement is paired with a pop-up in Los Angeles at famous local skateshop, Brooklyn Projects. Bringing together communities of dance music and skating – two great passions of the all the collaborators – for an epic evening of a first listen of the new record, skating from some of LA’s finest skaters, food, drink, DJ sets all night and a special limited run of a collab tee. 
“It Isn’t Easy” is due out May 17 and taken from Devault’s forthcoming EP Sensation due for release on July 12. The project also features Slayyyter, Tommy Genesis, Col3trane, Sophie Cates, and Njomza

When: Thursday, May 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Brooklyn Projects, 7427 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

BeachLife Festival

Beachlife Festival, the largest beach party and live music festival in Southern California returns to Redondo Beach this weekend. The big oceanside event will feature headlining sets from Sting, Incubus, and My Morning Jacket, as well as DEVO, Dirty Heads, Trey Anastasio + Classic TAB, ZZ Top, Seal, Local Natives, Fleet Foxes, Santigold and many more.

When: Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5 

Where: 250 N Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach

Get Tickets HERE

Blastoyz at Academy LA

Blastoyz brings more his signature psytrance sound to Academy LA on Friday. The Israeli producer, musician and DJ has released multiple singles and EP’s on labels such as Alteza, Armada, Dreamstate and Spinnin’ and has performed at major festivals such as, Tomorrowland, A State of Trance, Transmission, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival and more.

When: Friday, May 3 at 10 p.m. 

Where: Academy LA, 6021 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Wild Style Fridays at Jungle Hollywood

Jungle Hollywood is ultimate themed nightclub experience where the urban jungle meets the untamed wilderness! As you step through the doors, you are instantly transported into a lush, vibrant jungle oasis nestled within the heart of the city. To kick off the weekend, Jungle Hollywood presents Paradise Fridays w/ Wild Style On The Patio. Indoors, Paradise Fridays is a vibrant event that immerses attendees in the electrifying world of Latin music, pulsating with rhythms that ignite the dance floor. As soon as you step into the venue, you’re greeted by a kaleidoscope of colors, and the infectious beats of Latin, Top 40, and hip hop music that beckon you to move.

Outdoors, Wild Style on the Patio invites revelers to enjoy multiple genres of dance music like EMX
EDM, Trap and Dubstep with an exclusive Silent Disco party featuring three channels of the hottest underground DJs in Southern California.

When: Friday, May 3 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Where: Jungle Hollywood, 1640 North Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Dystopia Cinco de Mayo at Senator Jones

It’s been four years since Dystopia first reimagined the Latin nightclub experience with epic nights of reggaetón and unforgettable chaos. On May 3, Dystopia is coming back to where it all began, Senator Jones, for an electrifying Cinco de Mayo celebration and its first ever Friday event. Dress to impress!

When: Friday, May 3 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Senator Jones, 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica

Get Tickets HERE


Kentucky Derby Watch Party at Videre

The 150th running of the Kentucky Derby takes place this Saturday and Videre is throwing a fun watch party. The rooftop restaurant atop Kimpton Hotel Wilshire will be serving up specialty cocktails in celebration of the event including Mint Juleps, a Triple Crown Margarita, and a Kentucky Mule. Their happy hour and dinner menus will also be available for grabbing a bite during the races. Don’t forget to don your Derby best. 

When: Saturday, May 3

Where: Videre, 6317 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

Make Reservations HERE

Corgi Derby Day at Benny Boy Brewing

Coinciding with the Kentucky Derby, Benny Boy Brewing is throwing its first ever Corgi Derby Day! Show up in your fancy attire, shop small with Wallflower Derby Market (benefitting Queen’s Best Stumpy Dog Rescue, watch the cutest corgis race, and see who gets crowned at the rose garland ceremony. In addition to Benny Boy’s signature beers and ciders, the party will be serving up eats from Big Javi’s Fried Chicken and River St. BBQ.  The event is free

When: Saturday, May 3 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Benny Boy Brewing, 1821 Daly St., Los Angeles

Corgi Race Sign Up HERE

Star Wars Theme Rave – May The 4th Be With You at Catch One

Prepare to journey to a galaxy far, far away for the ultimate Star Wars rave! Mayhem Events is taking over Catch One in Los Angeles with two fully decorated stages, top of the line production, and drink specials all night long. Get ready to dance to your favorite House music as a killer lineup of DJs take you on a journey to a galaxy of beats and bass. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character to fully immerse yourself in the experience (costumes highly suggested). May the Fourth be with you!

When: Saturday, May 4 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

May The RAVE Be With You – Secret Location

Dress up and get down. This May the Fourth, Framed Events is collaborating Sound Factory for a killer Star Wars bash featuring house music all night long on a big production stage, epic themed visuals and surprises all night. FREE RSVP tickets are available for a limited time. Address will be sent out via email and text 7 p.m. day of event.

When: Saturday, May 4 from 10 p.m. to late

Where: Downtown LA

Get Tickets HERE

Discoteca at The Catwalk Club

On the eve of Cinco De Mayo, two of the biggest icons on the Reggaeton scene are coming together for to one party in DTLA. DJ Playero from Puerto Rico and DJ Eddie One from LA are taking over The Catwalk Club spinnin’ the best beats with specials LA guests Yaworst and JCu3. Expect underground vibes with a Reggaeton flair.

When: Saturday, May 4 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: The Catwalk Club, 698 Harlem Place, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

A Club Called Rhonda LA at Los Globos

On May 4, dancing leads to ecstasy, ecstasy leads to love, and love leads to Rhonda. A Club Called Rhonda returns to Los Globos to bring sexuality of the galaxy ft. music by London’s fervently emerging BREAKA, the immortal bounce of Get Physical alumni and BBC Radio 1 HEIDI and the man behind such storied underground labels ChurchCoastal Haze and all my thoughts: the one and only SEB WILDBLOOD (along with your stalwart residents GODDOLLARS & PARADISE).

When: Saturday, May 4 from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Where: Downtown Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Zinqué de Mayo at Zinqué Malibu

The Malibu newcomer to the Zinqué portfolio is throwing a special event for their first Cinco de Mayo this weekend, which will come in the form of a spirit standoff between Raicilla de Una + Catedral Mezcal. In addition to tastings of the two (neat, as well as in cocktail preparations), there will also be $8 tacos + quesadillas on offer all night long.

When: Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m.

Where: Zinqué Malibu, 23841 Malibu Road, Space 21,

HBO x Sony x Casamigos Cinco De Mayo Event at The Godfrey

One of the biggest Cinco de Mayo party in the world, Netflix, Sony, Casamigos, KM Music, and Affinity Nightlife will taking over The Godfrey in Hollywood this Sunday. Yng Lucas and Xaviiiofficiall will host the evening, ensuring an electrifying atmosphere DJs Rico, Dre Sinatra, Craze and friends will keep the beats going all night long while marciachi bands and livebanda will be on hand serving up experience authentic Mexican music that stirs the soul. The event will also feature a Tacos 1986 Pop-Up, Michaela Bar, piñatas, celebrity sightings, special guest appearances by top Latin artists and more.

When: Sunday, May 5 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: The Godfrey, 8440 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Get Tickets HERE

Cinco de Mayo at Skybar

Tulum comes to LA this Cinco de Mayo via Skybar at Mondrian Hotel. Going down poolside, the rooftop bash welcomes a calienté lineup of international DJs spinning the finest house music and disco tracks. 

When: Sunday, May 5 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Skybar, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood

Get Tickets HERE

Cirque Du Brunch and Cinco de Mayo at Jungle Hollywood

In tandem with its grand opening, the new jungle-themed nightclub Jungle Hollywood is throwing a double dose of fun this Sunday with its Cirque Du Brunch and Cinco de Mayo party. The themed is Sombrero Soiree inspired by the vibrant culture of Mexico and the iconic symbol of the sombrero. Jungle encourages guests to dress in traditional Mexican attire and wear their most festive attire, with sombreros being the centerpiece of the outfit. Whether it’s a traditional wide-brimmed sombrero adorned with colorful embroidery or a playful mini-sombrero perched atop the head, creativity is key.

They’re will be delicious food, drink specials, live music both indoors and outside lively music, stoppable vendors and plenty of opportunities for laughter and merriment. Entry is free with themed Cinco de Mayo attire or $10 without dress code.

When: Sunday, May 5 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Jungle Hollywood., 1640 North Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Cinco de Mayo at Mon Ami

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mon Ami‘s one year anniversary on May 5 in Santa Monica. Enjoy happy hour and drink specials from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with margaritas by Don Londres, a photobooth, and a live DJ.

When: Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m. 

Where: Mon Ami, 1541 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica

Make Reservations HERE

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Topanga Social 

This Cinco de Mayo, get ready for a fiesta full of delicious food, refreshing drinks, and great music at Westfield Topanga’s Topanga Social. This Sunday you can expect food specials from Cilantro Lime,  margarita specials from Margarita Garden, michelada specials from I Love Micheladas, cerveza specials from Rock & Reilly’s, live music, surprises for the whole family and more.

When: Sunday, May 5 from 3 p.m.  to 6 p.m.

Where: Westfield Topanga’s Topanga Social, 6600 CA-27 #9038, Canoga Park

Le Goûter for Zinqué de Mayo at Zinqué Venice

The Zinqué Venice location‘s weekly crepes + mezcal party perfectly aligns with the holiday this year! Guests can expect an assortment of handmade crepes to choose from–such as sweet banana/nutella + sugar/grand marnier varieties, as well as savory mushroom/emmental cheese + parisian ham/egg iterations–and an eclectic selection of mezcal cocktails, like their signature Mezcalita D’Ananas, a Paloma Fizz, Mezcal Negroni and more.

When: Sunday, May 5 from 4 p.m. 

Where: Zinqué Venice,
1440 South Lincoln Blvd.,

Get Tickets HERE

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