Southwest and West Coast
We've been named dropped everywhere from LA Weekly, to NatGeo Traveler. Timeout says we're "well-groomed". Punchdrink says we "lend warmth to the room". Thrillist calls us "exceptional" and says we're "one of the best live jazz clubs in Los Angeles". The Varnish is consistently ranked among the best cocktail bars in the world. We're the ones providing the soundtrack. For over a decade The Varnish House Bands have been providing the backdrop for your perfect night out in DTLA, whether you're looking for quiet and subtle, or raucous and fun, we've had you covered. Our colorful family of musicians features experts in Swing, Cool Jazz, old time Rock&Roll, Gypsy, even Exotica and Tiki. Want to get to know your band first? Come to The Varnish and make a date-night out of it! Email for detail!