The Ultimate Guide to BET Weekend!


It’s a great week to be Black in LA.

From bomb concerts to massive day parties, it's time to act a fool.

Assemble the squad to get out and be seen this weekend!!

BET Weekend!

June 20-23
Staples Center | DTLA | The Novo

You already know what it is! BET is taking over the city this weekend. From Cardi B, YG, City Girls and more of your favorite artists to the best Fan Fest yet, you don’t want to miss this.

For a full schedule of events, click here.

Not Here Right Now

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Thurs. June 20 | 10PM-11:30PM
The Broadwater, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Not Here Right Now, the award-winning live one-man show about a Black millennial quitting his corporate job to backpack across SE Asia is coming to the Hollywood Fringe Festival!

Pro-tip: Use code "BLACK" for a special 20% Black Book LA discount!
Showtimes: 6/20 @ 10pm | 6/27 @ 8pm | 6/28 @ 6pm.

For tickets, click here.

The After Work Vibe


Fri. June 21 | 5PM-10PM | FREE
District 7 | 555 W 7th St. Los Angeles Ca 90014

Come kick off BET Weekend at The After Work Vibe by Beasyshots.
Good Music, Good Moods, and Good PPL abound.
See you there!
Sounds by @djslimsmooth

For more info, click here.

Sneaker Prom

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Sat. June 22 | 7PM-10PM | $25-35
Space 15Twenty | 1520 N.Cahuenga Blvd LA, CA 90028

Lace up your favorite pair of kicks, throw on your best dress or tux & party for a great cause at the Inneract Project Sneaker Prom! Free drinks, snacks, raffle & music. They will also crown a Sneaker Prom King & Queen. After Prom - Umami Burger. Inneract Project is a non-profit that provides free design programs to underserved children in the Bay Area. IP’s number goal is to diversify the design space by equipping brown and black children with the tools, knowledge and resources to be successful in the design industry.

For more info, click here.

2 LIT 2000’s Pajama Party


Sat. June 22 | 10PM-2AM | $10

BRINGING BACK THAT KICKBACK IN YA MAMA LIVING ROOM FEEL!! This will be a high energy summer party, w/ Drinks, Food, Great Vibes, & Good Music! So grab ya most lit friends, flyest pajamas, and come through to have a good time with us.


For tix, click here.

4th Annual Made in Africa


Sat. June 22 | 10PM-2AM | $30+
Belasco Theater | 1050 S Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90015

Join Amplify Africa as they celebrate Amplify Africa's 3rd year Anniversary and the African Nominees at the BET Awards at the 4th annual Made in Africa event. This event was the official BET Awards event for the International Artistes in 2018. A portion of our proceeds will go to victims of the Sudan Crisis via

For tix, click here.

WAVES: A BET Weekend Pool Party


Sun. June 23 | 2PM-9PM | $10+
W Hotel Hollywood 6250 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

Amplify Africa In Partnership with the Wahala Boys present "WAVES, A BET WEEKEND POOL PARTY"
We are the kicking off summer the only way we know how, at the Rooftop of the W hotel in Hollywood! Enjoy one of the best views in the city with great people, good music and dope vibe. Music by Jae Murphy (Jason Derulo's Official Dj), Wahala Boys, NNEOMA, Blaq Pages & A special celebrity DJ!

For tix, click here.

Trap N Sushi


Tues. June 25 | 5PM-2AM
District 7 | 555 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Trap-N-Sushi Each and Every Tuesday‼️ Trap music and sushi all night long featuring @Dj_Rtistic @Djfillupbanks @djaaay_q... $5 Sake Shots and sushi specials all night‼️ Vegan and Veggie Rolls also on the menu‼️

Wicked Wednesday


Wed. June 26 | 9PM-2AM | FREE
626 South Spring Street, STE 718, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Hear awesome sounds from around the diaspora at this once a month Afro-Caribbean event in DTLA. Located at The Falls Lounge. No cover, just good vibes! The last Wednesday of every month! Music by DJ Clean.

For more info, click here.

Save the Date

Black Herstory


Sat. June 29 | 8PM | $12
The Virgil | 4519 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90029

In the mood for a good laugh?
TV Writer and comedian, Charla Lauriston (Ghosted, People of Earth, SF Sketchfest) brings you Black Herstory, a comedy show with an all Black female lineup featuring some of the best comedians in LA.
Come through to see some of the funniest women out there do their thang!

For tickets, click here.

Brunch, Booze & Beats


Sat. Jun 29 | 12:00 PM-7:00 PM | FREE
District 7 | 555 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

We know for sure that today's urban professional loves three things: Brunch, Booze, and Banging Beats! So come out to District 7 Bar in Downtown LA on Saturday, June 29th from 12:00 to 7:00 PM where we're serving a heaping helping of all three at the "Brunch, Booze, & Beats" Brunch Party! District 7 Bar & Lounge, located in Downtown Los Angeles, features a delicious and reasonably priced brunch menu.

Order a brunch entree and for an additional $25, you'll have the flexibility to alternate between unlimited brunch cocktails (mimosa, bellini, sangria, and rum punch). Sit inside and listen to the sounds of L.A.'s hottest DJs.

To RSVP, click here.

Everybody Loves The 90's Brunch & Day Party


Sun. June 30 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Free
District 7 | 555 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

The 70’s were groovy, the 80’s were totally awesome, but everybody knows that the 90’s were downright dope! 90’s fashion, flava, and especially the MUSIC were everything! Well, we at @The_Alumni_Group are yearning for those times, and we especially miss the soundtrack that filled our days -- from gritty hip hop to sultry soul music to boy bands! So on Sunday, June 30th we’re throwing back to the 90’s at Everybody Loves The 90's Brunch & Day Party at at District 7 Bar in Downtown L.A.

For more info, click here.

Come Up LA


Sun. June 23 | 12-5 PM | $0 - $25
AWA OASIA | 608 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Come Up Markets is a diverse shopping experience for fashion enthusiast and influencers, vintage shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneakerheads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers. At our monthly pop-up patrons are able to shop, dance, eat, vibe and connect with local Black-owned brands, businesses, creatives, and entrepreneurs while taking in the sights and sounds of emerging live artist and DJ's.

For more info, click here.

Dutty Laundry


Sun. June 30 | 10PM-2AM
3256 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Sunday June 30th, come catch cultural vibes at A Simple Bar. The only party giving you Reggae, Dancehall, Baile Funk, Soca, Basshall, Reggaeton and Afrobeat on a Sunday night! 3 different DJs all international sounds and no cover!

For more info, click here.

The Blooming Art Show


Sat. July 6 | 5PM-8PM | $15
Allies Worldwide | 1054 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Six artists that are creative, fearless women coming together to illustrate how they've blossomed so gracefully. They have all taken their sweet time to become something beautiful, constantly growing and flourishing. Each have planted a seed, broke soil and now it's time to see how they've bloomed! "We are going to bloom whether they water us or not!" #howyoubloom

Please join us for great vibes, amazing music, hors d'oeuvres AND an open bar!

For tix, click here.