Support for LAist comes from
Made of L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

And The Bands Played On: Music Box Re-Opens as Fonda Theatre

Photo by current events via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
Support your source for local news!
The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

It's been a brief period of uncertainty and quiet over at the Music Box, after an abrupt shut-down in January that found the current operators evicted. Now comes word that the venue is born again as The Fonda Theatre, and Goldenvoice will be its exclusive promoter and operator.

"We are very excited to announce that The Fonda Theatre is re-open!" declared Goldenvoice Tuesday on Facebook. They're listing shows on the Goldenvoice site under The Fonda Theatre, too.

Downtown Lobby posted additional details about when the venue will officially open their doors:

The first show on the schedule to take place at The Fonda Theatre will take place this weekend on Saturday, March 17th with Feed Me. All other shows on the schedule will go on as planned.
Support for LAist comes from

Now we're just waiting to hear if that means Blue Palms Brewhouse can start pouring again.

Most Read