Venues

Five Star Bar

Five Star Bar

267 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The last venue at RIOT this year, and a true dive in every essence of the word — Five Star Bar is a super intimate and grungy venue. It has a full bar, a ton of character and smothered with alternative vibes. It’s a truly unique place to see some of the best comedy in the country.

Please note this bar is 21+. Must have valid ID. Please note that this bar is CASH ONLY.

Downtown Independent Theater

Downtown Independent Theater

251 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The DTI is located in the hear of the recently re-vitalized downtown Los Angeles. Designed by award-winning architects the space is light, sleek and modern. This is the primary theatre for RIOT, and will feature the biggest and highest profile shows at the festival.

http://www.downtownindependent.com

The Smell

The Smell

247 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Since 1998 The Smell has been a community oriented art and music space open to people of all ages who are interested in participating in and supporting an environment of creativity and artistic innovation and freedom. Throughout its more than 10 year history, The Smell has been dedicated to the principle of D.I.Y. It is completely not-for-profit and volunteer run. It is the second largest venue at the RIOT this year, and we’re thrilled to have this space for the festival.

Please note that NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are allowed in this venue. Concessions and other beverages are CASH ONLY.

www.thesmell.org

The Lexington

The Lexington

129 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Lexington is a brand new venue in downtown Los Angeles. The walls are covered with chalk writing from patrons and contain beautiful murals painted by local LA artist Kevin Hernandez. We’re very excited to be including The Lexington for this year’s fest and think it fits in perfectly with our ever-so-eclectic venues.

Please note this bar is 21+. Must have valid ID.

Jalisco

The Jalisco

245 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Jalisco is now an official venue of RiotLA and we are super excited about it! This little Latin Bar is actually the only gay bar in downtown Los Angeles, and has an amazing jukebox and a huge dance floor.

Please note this bar is 21+. Must have valid ID. Please note that this bar is CASH ONLY.