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On October 2nd and 3rd, Sam First hosted pianist/composer Justin Kauflin’s first ever live recording. Participate here.

 Spectrum News 1 recently put the spotlight on Sam First in their show “LA Times Today," capturing so much of what makes Sam First special from the perspective of the musicians and the fans. 

Upcoming Shows
Two sets nightly at 7:30pm and 9:00pm

  • Tom Ranier Trio
    Tom Ranier Trio
    Oct 27, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • The Peter Erskine Trio
    The Peter Erskine Trio
    Oct 28, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • George Colligan's Theoretical Planets
    George Colligan's Theoretical Planets
    Oct 29, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • George Colligan's Theoretical Planets
    George Colligan's Theoretical Planets
    Oct 30, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Dave Meder Trio
    Dave Meder Trio
    Nov 03, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Miro Sprague and Daniel Rotem Duo
    Miro Sprague and Daniel Rotem Duo
    Nov 04, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Cathlene Pineda Quartet
    Cathlene Pineda Quartet
    Nov 05, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Melissa Morgan
    Melissa Morgan
    Nov 09, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Andrew Renfroe Album Release Concert
    Andrew Renfroe Album Release Concert
    Nov 11, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Ari Hoenig duo with Gadi Lehavi
    Ari Hoenig duo with Gadi Lehavi
    Nov 12, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Ari Hoenig duo with Gadi Lehavi
    Ari Hoenig duo with Gadi Lehavi
    Nov 13, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Christina Galisatus Septet
    Christina Galisatus Septet
    Nov 17, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Sam Barsh Trio
    Sam Barsh Trio
    Nov 18, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Logan Kane Music Band
    Logan Kane Music Band
    Nov 23, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Jeff Parker Quartet
    Jeff Parker Quartet
    Nov 24, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Jeff Ellwood Quartet CD Release
    Jeff Ellwood Quartet CD Release
    Nov 26, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Marcel Camargo's "September Songs" (in November)
    Marcel Camargo's "September Songs" (in November)
    Nov 30, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Artyom Manukyan Trio "Back 2 LA"
    Artyom Manukyan Trio "Back 2 LA"
    Dec 01, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA

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Sam First is a jazz club and cocktail bar, a few minutes walk from the LAX terminals. Featuring serious drinks, local beers, and fine wines, spectacular first class lounge-of-your-dreams styling, and world-class modern and straight-ahead jazz.

Sam, the man, was an old-world tailor who led his family out of the wilderness, and whose smile warmed his grandson’s heart.