Al’s Bar

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Al’s Bar
303 S. Hewitt St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
United States

Located at the American Hotel, Al's Bar was a hotspot for downtown Los Angeles' art and music scenes. At the time of its closing in 2001, Al's Bar was known as Los Angeles' oldest punk club. Bands and singers that played there over the years included: Beck, DNA/Arto Lindsay, Ry Cooder, The Fall, Fear, Hole, Hüsker Dü, Imperial Butt Wizards, Los Lobos, Social Distortion, Mighty Joe Young, Nirvana, The Party Boys, The Residents, Sonic Youth, Urge Overkill, Wall of Voodoo, and Dwight Yoakam.  
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