It started off as a speakeasy, and now, as one of Santa Monica's oldest nightlife etablishments, Harvelle's has solidifed its position as a haven for blues rock and now burlesque.
And for good reason. Some of those who have graced its small but mighty stage are Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, as well as Bonnie Raitt and Bo Diddley.
Journalist Robert Spuhler breaks down the history of Harvelle's in this article.
Today, the oldest music venue on the west side of Los Angeles boasts an eclectic lineup, ongoing upgrades, and its proud place in the community.
Harvelle's is truly a Downtown Santa Monica gem. Pop-in for a show or a cocktail and soak in its rich history.
If You Go
1432 Fourth St.
Downtown Santa Monica