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General Info

The El Rey Theatre is an original art deco theater in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles' preserved art deco districts. The El Rey was built in 1936 and designed by Clifford Balch. After over 50 years as a first run movie house, the El Rey was converted into a live music venue in 1994. A registered Historic-Cultural Monument, the El Rey has sweeping staircases, an art deco lobby, VIP balcony lounge and a grand ballroom equipped with a full stage.

The El Rey is a general admission, standing room venue, unless stated otherwise in specific show details.


Purchase tickets in advance online at Goldenvoice.com, TheElRey.com, or AXS.com.
Purchase tickets by phone by calling AXS at (888) 929-7849.
Purchase tickets in person in advance (while supplies last) at Amoeba Music, The Theatre at Ace Hotel, and Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall with lower service charges.

Our box office is open the night of each show when doors open. If the show has not sold out, you can purchase tickets here (cash only).

The El Rey is an all ages venue unless specified per event. 

5515 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca. 90036

Between Fairfax Ave and La Brea Ave
Exact Cross Street: Burnside Ave

Contact Information:

Office: (323) 936-6400 (booking and general questions)
Fax: (323) 936-5657
Email: [email protected] (for renting out the venue)

Parking Information:

Valet service is available at the front of the venue 15 minutes prior to door time. 

Photo Policy:

We allow small point & shoot cameras and digital cameras. We do not allow video cameras or professional cameras (with removable lenses).

Hotel Information:

Kimpton Hotel Wilshire
6317 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel
115 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA