Concerts

The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, the Black Eyed Peas, Snoop Dogg: it’s hard to think of a musician who hasn’t played in the San Gabriel Valley. 

Elegant baroque chambers, earthy blues and rock clubs, classical theaters, and world-shaking arenas: the valley offers music for everyone’s ears.

Arcadia Blues Club

A down-home bar that regularly hosts blues acts.

16 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006

www.arcadiabluesclub.com 

Athletic Garage Dance Center

Primarily a dance studio, Athletic Garage also offers dance and music recitals in a variety of styles.

121 Waverly Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105

www.athleticgarage.com

Big Bridges & Little Bridges Auditoriums

Among the many Claremont Colleges venues for music and theater, “Big Bridges” offers concerts, ballet, and celebrity speakers, while “Little Bridges” boasts incredible acoustics for classical performances (often free) in a stunningly carved wooden hall.

4th Street & College Ave, Claremont CA 91711

www.pomona.edu/academics/departments/music/concert-calendar

the Canyon

This club-style venue hosts well-known groups.

5060 E N Montclair Plaza Ln, Montclair, CA 91763

wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com/canyon-montclair

Covina Center for the Performing Arts

This historic theater in downtown Covina hosts cover bands and theatrical productions.

104 N Citrus Ave, Covina, CA 91723

www.covinacenter.com

Fox Theater

A converted art deco movie palace, the Fox Theater hosts major names in rock as well as specialty events.

301 Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766

www.foxpomona.com

Glass House

Up-and-coming bands (and some big names) play this low-key rock venue, which also features a record store.

200 W 2nd St, Pomona, CA 91766

www.theglasshouse.us

Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center

Local theater, recitals, and concerts, administered by the Monrovia Unified School District.

845 W Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016

www.lktaylorperformingarts.com

No Future Cafe

A youth-oriented art space that offers monthly concerts as well as art shows and gaming.

1500 E Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91106

www.nofuturecafe.org

the Rose

An intimate candlelit restaurant venue that hosts well-known bands and local acts.

245 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101

wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com/rose-pasadena

The Rose Bowl

In addition to hosting the massively popular Rose Bowl Game every New Year, “America’s Stadium” has hosted the Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and BTS.

1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103

rosebowlstadium.com

San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

A beautiful venue that hosts concerts, theater, and weekly silent films.

320 S Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776

missionplayhouse.org

Westerbeck Recital Hall

Pasadena City College hosts 80 professional and student recitals every year.

1570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106

pasadena.edu/campus-life/the-arts/venues-and-spaces.php

1881

Friendly bar hosting regular live reggae, jazz, and Irish music.

1881 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104

www.1881pasadena.com


San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

PO Box 661027, Arcadia, CA 91066

Phone: (626) 856-3400    Fax: (626) 856-5115

Email: info@sgvpartnership.org

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.,
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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