The List: Local Live Music Venues From Calabasas to Malibu

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Live music lifts our spirits as it seeps into our souls. It transforms virtual strangers into friends and brings friends and loved ones closer. We’re blessed with an abundance of lively music venues within our local communities. Here’s a sampling of places serving up great tunes—where you can tap your toes while sipping whatever’s on tap.

BL Dancehall & Saloon
When one door closes, another usually opens. The owners of Borderline Bar & Grill are now open for business, y’all, as BL Dancehall & Saloon in Agoura Hills. Their new venue offers a custom-built dance floor perfect for country line dancing, state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, game room with pool tables, patio with an outside bar, full bar and dinner menu, plus a stage for live performances. Now that’s entertainment!
29020 Agoura Rd.
Agoura Hills 91301

Bogie’s Bar Vista Terrace
Bogie’s is back at the Westlake Village Inn with club nights on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. From live music to salsa nights and line dancing, there’s something to please every taste. Vista Terrace offers a delicious menu with everything from light bites to platters and is ready to serve up to 20 of your best friends. Dance the night away at Bogie’s, one of the area’s most stylish nightclubs and happy hour hotspots.
32001 Agoura Rd.
Westlake Village 91361

Canyon Bistro & Wine Bar
A local favorite, the Canyon Bistro & Wine Bar hosts live music on their outside patio most Friday nights. A longtime musician, owner Larry Cohn created true French-American bistro cuisine inspired by his many years in France. Enjoy French wines, champagne, beer, succulent cuisine, and smooth sounds on the outdoor patio. Viva La Bistro!
120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga 90290

Canyon Club
Enjoy high-profile music acts and amazing cover and tribute bands at one of our area’s most popular entertainment venues, The Canyon Club, where music meets the soul. Reserve dinner and a table—or arrive later and stand for the evening’s entertaining musical performance.
28912 Roadside Dr.
Agoura Hills 91301

Guitar Merchant
This versatile venue features live music on Saturday nights plus an open mic every Thursday. Guitar Merchant also offers music lessons and sells and repairs string instruments and amps, in case you need a tune-up. They even hold a virtual open mic every Wednesday night starting at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
22807 Saticoy St.
West Hills 91304

NABU Wines
Sip delicious wines from NABU’s acclaimed Napa Valley and Malibu vineyards while listening to live bands during their Weekend Music Series. On music nights, enjoy the best of both worlds and reserve a table for wine tasting and live music.
2649 Townsgate Rd.
Westlake Village 91361
805.778.1100 or 818.835.3704

Pedalers Fork
Pedalers Fork offers a range of housesmoked BBQ, seasonal cuisine, and 10 Speed coffee plus accessories geared for cycling enthusiasts. They also serve up live music on Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Grab a cocktail, lunch, or dinner and toast this unique spot’s great vibes while enjoying tasty tunes from local musicians.
23504 Calabasas Rd.
Calabasas 91302

Pedals & Pints Brewing Company
Located at The Oaks mall, Pedals & Pints Brewing Company hosts live music every Saturday night plus an open mic on Tuesdays. Pedals Live serves up a range of rock, blues, retro, punk, and more. Grab your friends for a lively night’s music accompanied by an assortment of artisan pizzas, wings, and freshly
brewed beer. Cheers!
156 W. Hillcrest Dr.
Thousand Oaks 91360

Rosenthal Wine Bar & Patio
Enjoy live music and “a tasting room with a view” on their patio, just a stone’s throw from the beautiful beaches of Malibu. The Rosenthal Tasting Room provides a casual atmosphere where guests can sip a selection of Rosenthal and Surfrider wines produced in their nearby vineyard since 1987. Bring your own picnic or enjoy food from local food trucks.
18741 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu 90265

Sagebrush Cantina
A popular watering hole located in historic Old Town Calabasas, the Sagebrush Cantina has served authentic Mexican and American cuisine plus a whole lotta music for nearly 50 years! Reserve your spot for an electrifying performance by The Wallflowers and other special musical guests during the 1st
Annual Sagebrush Cantina Music, Food and Fun! Festival this October 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 23527 Calabasas Rd.
Calabasas 91302

Enjoy live music while you savor a variety of beverages, varietals, and tantalizing Italian cuisine. Relax body and soul surrounded by lush vineyards with a touch of Tuscany at Stonehaus at The Village at Westlake Village Inn. For a truly special treat, experience a harvest this September 25 with a behind-the-scenes peek at grape picking plus live music, a vineyard lunch, and a traditional grape stomp.
32039 Agoura Rd.
Westlake Village 91361

Taverna Tony
Celebrate life like Zorba the Greek at Taverna Tony, right in the heart of Malibu. Dine on authentic Greek food with friends and family seven days a week. They also feature live music on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to midnight, plus a traditional belly dancer from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Reservations are suggested. Soak up the ambiance inside or outside beneath colorful bougainvillea. Opa!
23410 Civic Center Way
Malibu 90265

The Six Social House
Come for the food, stay for the fun! The Six restaurant/bar in Calabasas is even more social with a new name and location. They’ll showcase live music along with amazing farm-to-table cuisine and mixology cocktails. Dine al fresco on the outdoor terrace or enjoy brunch in the new rose room boasting a rose-gold ceiling and rose bottomless champagne. Call or message them for restaurant inquiries and reservations at 818.919.0396.
26500 Agoura Rd.
Calabasas 91302

Tiny Porch Concerts
Tiny Porch Concerts recently returned to Peter Strauss Ranch amidst the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains with musical artists from nearby and as far away as Nashville. Check out such eclectic bands as the Coffis Brothers with John Surge and The Haymakers on September 10 and The Paramount Ranch Sonic Boom Music Festival on October 15. All proceeds support the artists and Santa Monica Mountains Fund.

Vintage Grocers Summer Concert Series
Bring a blanket and kick back with family and friends under the stars during the Vintage Grocers Summer Concert Series. Enjoy live bands at Trancas Country Market Friday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through September 30.
30745 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265

Zin Bistro Americana
Turn your next exquisite meal into a musical event at Zin Bistro Americana. Enjoy live music Thursday through Sunday evenings. Sip your favorite beverages while dining on mouth-watering cuisine overlooking the lake at Westlake Village. As the sun slips beyond the horizon and stars begin to shine, let the spirit move you to dine and dance to some of the smoothest sounds around.
32131 Lindero Canyon Rd., #111
Westlake Village 91361
818.865.0095 or 818.865.0014