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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

  • 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
  • David Robaire Group - “In Herbie We Trust”
    David Robaire Group - “In Herbie We Trust”
    Dec 02, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Bob Sheppard Quartet
    Bob Sheppard Quartet
    Dec 03, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Russell Ferrante Trio feat. Michael Valerio & Steve Schaeffer
    Russell Ferrante Trio feat. Michael Valerio & Steve Schaeffer
    Dec 04, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Adam Hersh Quartet feat. Andrew Renfroe
    Adam Hersh Quartet feat. Andrew Renfroe
    Dec 07, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Vardan Ovsepian & Fanny Ara
    Vardan Ovsepian & Fanny Ara
    Dec 08, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Rachel Eckroth "The Garden" Album Release
    Rachel Eckroth "The Garden" Album Release
    Dec 09, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Lineage Trio feat. Jacob Mann
    Lineage Trio feat. Jacob Mann
    Dec 10, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Lineage Trio feat. Jacob Mann
    Lineage Trio feat. Jacob Mann
    Dec 11, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Dan Rosenboom Quartet
    Dan Rosenboom Quartet
    Dec 14, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Christian Euman's "X-Mas Euman"
    Christian Euman's "X-Mas Euman"
    Dec 15, 7:30 PM
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Joshua White Trio
    Joshua White Trio
    Dec 17, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • TBA
    TBA
    Dec 18, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • Alan Ferber Quintet
    Alan Ferber Quintet
    Dec 21, 7:30 PM PST
    Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
  • TBA
    TBA
    Dec 22, 7:30 PM PST
    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.