• DTLA

    Los Angeles, United States

    Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, as well as a diverse residential neighborhood of some 50,000 people. A 2013 study found that the district is home to over 500,000 jobs.

    Downtown, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • East 7th Punx

    Los Angeles, United States

    East 7th Punx is a music venue located inside DESCONTROL Punk Shop.

    East 7th Punx, 1725 E 7th St C, Los Angeles, CA 90021, USA

    +1 323-251-9261

  • Hollywood Forever

    Los Angeles, United States

    Landmark burial ground for Hollywood VIPs & an entertainment venue for outdoor movies & concerts. 

    This place really comes alive in October. Known as the final resting place for many favorite celebrities, as well as one of the most iconic outdoor movie screening venues, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery transforms into a Dia de Los Muertos festival every year. Head over on October 28 to find decked out altars, costumes, performances and plenty of munchies.

    6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038, United States

    +1 323-469-1181

  • The Echo

    Los Angeles, United States

    Intimate room spotlighting up-and-coming indie bands, with a sister club downstairs, the Echoplex. 

    1822 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, United States

    +1 213-413-8200

  • The Hi Hat

    Los Angeles, United States

    This is the live music venue every neighborhood wishes it had.The space is super intimate and caters to emerging indie artists, especially from LA. If you don’t call Highland Park home, Hi Hat is the ideal establishment to get you acquainted with the neighborhood. Catch a show and then have a drink at the Hermosillo.

    The Hi Hat, 5043, York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA

    +1 323-258-4427

  • The Smell

    Los Angeles, United States

    Volunteer-run art & music space with a DIY ethic & all-ages shows with experimental punk bands. 

    247 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Juan Velasquez


Juan Velasquez met lead singer Marc at a gay bar with the intention of “something more,” but bonded over their love for music from years past and becoming pals instead. Juan wrangled in his long-time musical partner in crime, Victor, and the serendipitous synth trio Roses was born.