House of Blues offers full in-house production capabilities, post-production facilities and a distribution platform. We also have the ability to capture any live event in different media formats and deliver a finished product, either live or on recorded media, to your specification.
General production information for House of Blues Los Angeles
House of Blues is an 1100 person capacity, 3 story venue. The Music Hall on the 1st Floor; the Porch restaurant on the 2nd floor has Rail Tables and standing room Bars that overlook the Music Hall; the 3rd floor has 3 dressing rooms, the Foundation Rooms, and administration offices.
There is a 3 song, no flash photography policy.
All video taping requests must be advanced with Ashton Spatz, at least 3 days in advance. A release or contract must be signed for any video taping and must be cleared in advance through our Publicity Department.
All photographers and members of the press must obtain clearance from our Publicity Department.
All guest-lists are due by 4pm the day of the show.
House of Blues requires that current Stage and Lighting Plots, Input Lists, Backline and Hospitality Riders be provided directly to the Production Office.
Production specifications for House of Blues Los Angeles
Load In & Parking
Load-in: Cars, vans and bob-tail trucks load-in at valet driveway, off Olive St. Semi's and buses w/trailers load-in to be advanced with Production show by show.
Load-in door: 5'8"W x 6'8"H 90' door to stage
Restrictions: Full size semis and buses cannot make it into the Valet Driveway. Please call to arrange. We do not have parking on site.
Dressing Rooms / Backstage
We have 3 dressing rooms on the 3rd floor. They are accessible by elevator, which is located on the south end of the building, or by stairs located on the north end of the building. Please note that artist access to the stage is by stairs only. If you have an artist that cannot ascend, or descend 2 flights of stairs they must take the elevator, and be escorted through the GA area of the Music Hall. If this is applicable to your artist, please note during advancing of the show, and extra security will be provided to ensure they receive the proper escort to the stage necessary for their safety and well-being.
The Green Room (20'x10') holds 12-20 people and has a changing/make-up area, restroom w/shower.
Dressing Room #9 (10'x15') holds 8-12 people and has a private restroom.
Dressing Room #21 (9'x13') hold 6-10 people
We do not have a visiting Production Office. Most Touring parties choose to use either #9, or #21 as a Production Office if needed.
We do not have Laundry Facilities on site.
Description: Low-gloss finish, hard wood deck, screw jacks adjust the height to improve sight lines. Wings remain stationary.
Back stage: 8' x 8' Stage Right room
Case Storage: Stage Right Room, Under Stage
Risers – (2) 8'x 8'x 12", (1) 8'x 8'x 24"
Deck to Truss: 18 1/2'
Dimensions: 30'W x 20'D low gloss wood finish
Stage Left Wing: 15'D x 4'W
Stage Right Wing: 15'D x 4'W
Height: 3'6" to 5'6" adjustable, wings remain stationary
Proscenium Opening: 30'W x 20'H
Guest Audio: 100amp 3 phase Cam Lock located on Stage Right
Guest Lighting: 200amp 3 phase Cam Lock located Dimmer Room
House Audio: 100amp 3 phase hard wired
House Lighting: 400amp 3 phase hard wired located in Dimmer Room
House Stage Backline Power: (6) 20amp L5-20 Quads
Main Curtain: 30'W x 25'H bi-parting, manual draw located Down Stage Right. Sweeps across the downstage edge.
Curtain 1: 30'W x 20'H black duve bi-parting curtain, Upstage wall
House Backline Equipment
Backline availability per advance with Production Manager