Music and Dancing

Dance under the stars on a dining cruise, unwind from a busy day with live music on a waterfront restaurant patio, or learn some salsa moves at a class – you can do it all in Marina del Rey.

City Cruises

A jazz musician entertains patrons on City Cruises by Hornblower’s popular champagne brunch cruises offered year-round on Saturdays and Sundays. Relax with a mimosa on the open-air top deck and soak up views of passing sailboats. Weekly dinner cruises offer DJ entertainment and dancing under the stars. 13755 Fiji Way; 310-301-6000.

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Fisherman's Village

A live soloist or duet plays on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the “Thursday is the New Friday” series this summer 2021 at Fisherman’s Village. Below is September’s line-up:

Thursday, Sept. 2: Tadg Galleran – Blues/Jazz

Thursday, Sept. 9: Haile Blackman – Reggae  

Thursday, Sept. 16: Weather the Storm – Folk/Singer-Songwriter

Thursday, Sept. 23: Martin “Sonnie” Bennett – Blues 

Thursday, Sept. 30: Izmskzm – Reggae 

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Killer Yacht Club

If you’re feeling a speakeasy type of evening with live music, then Killer Yacht Club–located next to Killer Shrimp–is the happening spot with live entertainment on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open at 8 p.m. with performances starting at 9 p.m. Click button for more information.

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Marina Drum Circle

Marina Drum Circle is a free event held on summer Sundays at picturesque Burton Chace Park. Discover the joy of interactive group drumming led by Christopher Ramirez of Freedom Drum Circles. Make your reservation and get free tickets by clicking here as capacity is limited. Choose from two 60-minute sessions: 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. every Sunday. All ages are welcome to enjoy a journey of creating beats and sounds collectively. Click button for more information and to reserve your free seat.

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The Marina del Rey Hotel annually offers a summertime series of Sunday pool parties (open to the public, $15 for non-hotel guests). Come for DJ entertainment, themed events, and poolside bites and libations. This year, the events are held from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. and continue till September 5. Click button to register for the event.

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Summer Concert Series

Summertime offers a lot of fun opportunities on the Los Angeles Westside, and one undoubtable favorite is the Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series. Free admission! Grab your family, a picnic dinner, and a blanket or low-back beach chairs and make your way to Burton Chace Park for this popular event series in July and August. 

NOTE: The 2021 summer concerts are cancelled.

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The Warehouse

This Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. Join in on the free class before the floor opens to all at 10. 4499 Admiralty Way; 310-823-5451.

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Hilton Garden Inn

Fridays, weekly from 5-8 p.m enjoy live music. 4200 Admiralty Way; 310-301-2000. **NO LIVE MUSIC YET IN 2021**

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Sinder Lounge

Friday nights, weekly. Live music while you savor California cuisine, craft cocktails and coastal vibes at this award-winning restaurant at Marina del Rey Marriott. 4100 Admiralty Way; 310-301-3000. **NO LIVE MUSIC YET IN 2021**

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