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The Echo

1822 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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  • Daily 9pm-2am
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
The longtime Nayarit nightclub is a lively Echo of its old self, with indie, post-punk, funky soul, country, dance nights and even kids' music. Other events range from wine tastings to spoken-word readings. The Echo Park club is connected to a separate-admission bigger room downstairs, the Echoplex. Many indie-rock and punk bands have made the Echo their home over the years, including W.A.C.O., the reunited Germs, Tulsa Skull Swingers, Summer Darling and the Gears, as well as touring combos like the Dirtbombs, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, the Ettes and Southern Culture on the Skids. The Echo has a full bar, with an outdoor smoking patio. Monday nights are generally no cover. Age limit varies.

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