15 Ways to Get Blacktober Started Off Right!


Happy Blacktober!
From Crush On You and Boozy Bounce to dope music festivals,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Crush On You

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Thurs. Oct. 4 | 10PM-2AM | FREE
A Simple Bar | 3256 Cahuenga Blvd. West

Come through and find a lover or friend. We're playing nothing but
your favorite 90s-2000s Hip Hop and R&B songs all night!

For more info, click here.

Flavors: Live Music & Comedy | Nigerian Independence Day Edition


Thurs. Oct. 4 | 9PM-1AM | $10
Echoes on Pico | 5025 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Join Amplify Africa for another night of African Live Music and Comedy. Flavors is an Afrocentric Comedy and Live Music Night specially curated for you to connect with the motherland with great African food. Live Music will include popular Afrobeats, Jazz, Reggae and RnB songs. Come dressed to kill!

For tickets, click here.

Adult Swim Festival


Fri. Oct. 5 - Sun. Oct. 7
Row DTLA | 777 Alameda St. LA, CA

Adult Swim is hosting a one of-a-kind festival this weekend feat. some of our faves. Come get your life with T-Pain, Big Freedia, Kamaiyah, Metro Boomin, Flying Lotus, Hannibal Buress, Thundercat, and more!

For tickets, click here.

R&B Super Jam


Fri. Oct. 5 | 8PM | $60+
The Forum | 3900 W Manchester Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90305

Tyrese, Monica, Avant, Donell Jones & 702 are shuttin’ down the forum this Friday! Bring the bae (or the homies) and get ready for a night of grown + sexy jams.

For tickets, click here.

Lagos Vibes: A Nigerian Independence Day Celebration


Fri. Oct. 5 | 10PM-2AM | $10-20
The Belasco Theater | 1050 South Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Celebrate Nigeria's 58th Independence Day with glamour and style! Come live it up and enjoy a great occasion with equally great people and an awesome vibe. This will be the premiere destination for Nigerians and lovers of the culture across Los Angeles, celebrity guests and special appearances guaranteed so don't miss it!

For tickets, click here.

Rich the Kid Live


Fri. Oct. 5 | 9AM-3AM | $20+
Globe Theatre LA | 740 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014

Plug walk with Rich the Kid all night at the Globe Theater.
It's going to be a star studded night!

For tickets, click here.

Social Therapy

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Fri. Oct. 5 | 9PM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 11PM
District 7 | 555 W. 7th St. LA, CA

Friday nights just got a little sexier! The Social Collective LA brings you Social Therapy, the non-Hollywood vibe that Los Angeles has been waiting for. Hennessy drink specials all night!

For more info, click here.

Boozy Bounce

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Sat. Oct. 6 | 3PM-8PM | $15
Station 1640 | 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Join the ultra lit Boozy Bounce crew and CÎROC for their first LA bounce edition! Network and socialize while celebrating New Orleans culture. Beats by Jordan Rock.

For tickets, click here.

Pharcyde Festival


Sat. Oct. 6 | 6PM | $35+
The Novo | 800 W Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Come through to the Novo to see The Pharcyde, Bas, Freddie Gibbs, The Free Nationals, People Under the Stairs, Dead Prez, Soulection, and more. Hosted by Slink Johnson!

For tickets, click here.

Urban Fêtes presents: Silent R&B Wars Party LA


Sat. Oct. 6 | 10PM-2AM | $10+
The Marke | 3311 South Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join Urban Fêtes and friends for their special R&B Silent Party experience.
Vibe out to 3 Live DJs spinning the hottest New & Old School R&B hits you can find. 

For tickets, click here.

Black Love Summit


Sun. Oct. 7 | 9AM-6PM | $10+
W Hollywood | 6250 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

The creators of Black Love on OWN are bringing you Niecy Nash, Chris & Vanessa Spencer, Khadeen & Devale Ellis, Erica & Warryn Campbell, Gillian & Michael Jai White, Aonika & Sean Patrick Thomas and many more for love, laughs, reflection and discussion as we explore Black Love together.

For tickets, click here.

The Come Up LA


Sun. Oct. 7 | 1PM-6PM | FREE
608 Mateo St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

The Come Up LA is an eclectic shopping excursion for fashion enthusiast, thrift shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneaker heads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers. At our monthly pop-up event patrons are able to shop, connect with local Black vendors, eat and vibe out to emerging live artists/DJ’s.

For tickets, click here.

Comfort LA Music Festival


Sun. Oct. 7 | 12PM-7PM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 E. 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

The 2nd Annual Comfort LA Music Festival is here! Come out and enjoy a collaborative effort to bring joy and positivity to the people of Downtown Los Angeles. The festival will feature 20+ Music Acts, Comedians, DJs, 50+ Local Vendors, Beer/Wine Vendors, the Best Soul Food in the City, and will attract thousands of attendees.

For more info, click here.

Chocolate Sundaes


Sun. Oct 7 | 7PM & 9:30PM | FREE w/ 2 Drink Minimum
The Laugh Factory | 8001 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA

In need of a good laugh?! Come through for Chocolate Sundaes, held every Sunday at the Laugh Factory on Sunset! They showcase a powerful mix of seasoned veterans and up-and-coming comedians who will leave you rollin'. Hosted by Comedian Ron G, Chocolate Sundaes provides a fun alternative to the nightlife scene. Music by DJ Sidekick.

For more info, click here.

Save the Date

UIU Los Angeles Culture & Excellence Ball


Sat. Nov. 10 | 3PM-2AM | $30+
The Globe Theatre | 740 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

UIU Los Angeles is hosting the biggest event of the fall season - The Culture & Excellence Ball: Masquerade! This year's ball will be hosted by the famous Chief Obi + other special guests. There will be red carpet interviews, a customized gourmet dinner, live performances, an after party, and more!

This formal event is open to all, so rock your best gown and tuxes or your lace and Ankara! Bring your black excellence to The Globe Theatre for an unforgettable evening.

For tickets, click here.

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