Indie Guides Los Angeles

As an immense city sprawling out over nearly 500 square miles, Los Angeles can be difficult to grasp for a newcomer. But if you’re willing to look beyond the flashy bars, pristine beaches, and the star-paved Hollywood Walk of Fame, the city reveals itself to contain many hidden cultural gems. You’ll find the stars of tomorrow partying in warehouses and DIY spaces where a new generation of artists and musicians is beginning to emerge. Let yourself get a bit lost, leave your biases behind, and enjoy the quirkiness Los Angeles has to offer…

Discover 5 spots from Indie Guides Los Angeles



The author

Andrea Perdue is a writer and translator currently splitting her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles. She plays synth and sings in the French-American dream pop duo, Cerf Volant, and hopes to translate a novel one day. She likes veggies, foreign languages, dancing to soul tunes, whiskey cocktails, and cat videos.

Andrea Perdue would like to extend a warm thank you to Ben Holt for his active participation in helping select and write up the locations for Indie Guides Los Angeles.