Things To Do In L.A. This Week

The best in nightlife March 18-24

Spring has FINALLY sprung and here to usher in the new season is a slew of nightlife events. Whether you are looking to get lit or dance ’til dawn, you know Loop has a pulse on what’s going down.

From a colorful Holi Rave to dark Ghoul’s Ball, check out what’s happening on the LA scene this week. 

KCRW Presents School Night at Bardot Hollywood

Step into the heartbeat of the music scene at School Night, a respected showcase since 2010 where chart-toppers and Grammy winners first took the stage. Feel the energy as resident and guest DJs set the mood before live performances. This weekly show at Bardot Hollywood is your ticket to uncovering the next big musical sensation. School Night is where music dreams come alive so don’t miss out and get your tickets for School Night in Los Angeles

When: Monday, March  18 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Bardot Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Los Angeles

Make Reservations HERE

Winehouse Wednesdays Jazz Dinner Show at Hawg Heaven

Getting jazzy at Hawg Heaven in Old Town Pasadena on Wednesdays with this musical dinner event. The series pays tribute to the legendary Amy Winehouse and other great female jazz artists. Indulge in a complete dinner menu with items like vegan tacos and grilled salmon and, of course, and killer cocktails.

When: Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m.

Where: Hawg Heaven BBQ & Gastro Pub, 119 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

Get Tickets HERE

DISCO QUEEN! at LouLou Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge

Launching March 21, “Disco Queen” is the hottest new disco and drag party on the Westside every Thursday night at LouLou in Santa Monica. Inspired by its namesake, Disco Queen pays homage to the (in)famous Disco Queen nights in Paris filled with disco balls, smooth grooves, and over-the-top talent. The top Drag Queens on the planet will host the hottest night out in Santa Monica. Resident DJ ARA will be spinning all your favorite disco hits from icons like Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Prince, Michael Jackson, ABBA, Earth Wind & Fire, Chic, Sister Sledge, and many more.

The launch event will feature a special performance by RuPaul’s Drag Race fan favorite, Morgan McMichaels, whose charisma and musical talent will set the dance floor on fire. Doors open at 6pm with 50% off drink specials until 7 p.m. at the bar. Dinner and table reservations are strongly encouraged. Dress to impress in your grooviest, retro-chic attire.

When: Thursday, March  21 at 6 p.m.

Where: LouLou Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, 395 Santa Monica Place #300, Santa Monica

VIP Reservations HERE

El Callejón at The Catwalk Club

Calling all underground rave lovers who love Reggaeton and EDM. Head to The Catwalk Club in DTLA where El Callejón creates an immersive experience by blending the two worlds of reggaeton and rave and creating one. When: Friday, March 22 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Where: The Catwalk Club, 698 Harlem Place, Los Angeles RSVP HERE

Holi Rave at Los Globos

Experience Holi—the Hindi festival of colors, love, and spring—like never before where EDC meets Holi at the iconic dance club  Los Globos! This Bollywood neon glow party will feature India’s #1 celebrity, laser shows, neon face painters, free glowsticks and more. 

When: Friday, March 22 from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Where: Los Globos, 3040 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles


La Santa Day Party Season Opener at PH Day Club

Consider this your passport to Latin America – No Flight Required! With spring finally here, the La Santa Day Party season opener is going down this Saturday at PH Day Club. Known as the best Latin club experience in LA, expect live DJs, hot crowd and electrifying atmosphere all in the heart of Hollywood. 

Where: PH Day Club, 6523 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles

When: Saturday, March 23 at 5 p.m.


Dalí-Inspired Fashion Show + After Party at Academy/The Godfrey

Dive into an evening of unparalleled glamour and style at Preview: A Dalí Inspired Fashion Show, going down during Los Angeles Fashion Week. This exclusive fashion extravaganza will be hosted by none other than Mario Lopez and takes place at the iconic Academy LA. Experience a night where fashion and art converge, executive produced by Laura James, an America’s Top Model winner renowned for her impeccable taste and visionary approach. An after party will take place at The Godfrey in Hollywood, following the show.

When: Saturday, March 23 (show at 6 p.m., after-party at 9 p.m.)

Where: Academy, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, and The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood, 1400 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles

Get Show Tickets HERE

Get After Party Tickets HERE

Holi Brunch at Baar Baar Los Angeles

Modern Indian restaurant, Baar Baar Los Angeles, is welcoming guests to celebrate Holi, the festival of colors, with a specialty brunch this Sunday, in the heart of DTLA. Baar Baar’s Holi Brunch is $49 per person and will feature a live DJ bumping Bollywood beats, food stations, and a special curated menu from Chef Sujan Sarkar.

Brunch will feature counters of live Chaats, a traditional street food in India, with a variety of Pani Puri with traditional Jaljeera and Passionfruit Water; Raj Kachori with Dahi Bhalla, Pomegranate and Sev; Dal Moradabadi with Crushed Papdi; and Sindhi Samosa Kadhi Chaat. Guests have a choice of a main dish including an option of Fava & Corn Kofta with Spinach & Swiss Chard, Lotus Root Crisp; Dum Jackfruit Biryani with Caramelized Onion, Mint, Raita; Mutton Rogan Josh On-The-Bone Goat with Saffron and Ginger; Kadhai Chicken with Peppers, Onions and Fenugreek and more. All mains are served with Saffron Rice, Black Dairy Dal and an assorted bread basket.

End brunch on a sweet note at the dessert station featuring traditional Mawa Gujiya, Thandai Panna Cotta, Desiccated Coconut Laddoo, Besan Barfi Chocolate Opera, Gulab Jamun Cheesecake and more.

When: Sunday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Baar Baar Los Angeles, 705 West 9th St, Los Angeles

Reserve A Spot On OpenTable HERE

‘Once Upon a Cocktail’ Mixology Class at Fred Segal

How convenient is it that National Cocktail Day also falls during Women’s History Month?! The forces behind Once Upon a Cocktail are taking full advantage and hosting a fun mixology class. This class will celebrate the women whose stories are undertold in the history of creating cocktails. Guests will not only meet the founder and illustrator of Once Upon a Cocktail, Katie Brightside, but they will also interact with cocktail curator Sarah L.M. Mengoni who will lead the class. 

After being treated to a welcome bite and drink, patrons will learn how to make a cocktail that was actually created by a woman almost 100 years ago. This class is beginner friendly, and will also have non-alcoholic options for all participants. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and appreciation for women’s history in the cocktail industry. 

When: Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood


Hollywood Ghoul’s Ball at Knucklehead Hollywood 

Halloween comes early! Dress in your ghoulish best and celebrate one year of Hollywood Ghoul’s Ball-operated by fans, for fans! The Black Mass celebration at Knucklehead Hollywood will feature the music of Ghost, a live immersive entertainment, cosplay/costume contest, trivia with prizes, unholy communion, themed-cocktails (and mocktails r N/A Ghouls) and several vendors. Meet and mingle with your Ghesties and dance the night away to your favorite Scooby-Doom music. Masks, makeup, costumes are all highly encouraged.

When: Sunday, March 24 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Knucklehead Hollywood, 6202 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles