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The Best Clubs in America

Our insider picks for the most rocking small rooms in the country

The Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif.
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2. The Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif.

Few clubs have such an impressive history: The Troub was key to L.A.'s late-Sixties rock explosion and the glam-metal scene of the Eighties, a room where both Jim Morrison and Axl Rose became legends. More recently, everyone from Radiohead to the White Stripes has kept its legacy alive.

Capacity: 400
Fun Fact: Legendary potheads Cheech and Chong were discovered by Lou Adler at the Troubadour’s Monday Hoot night in 1970.

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