Bootie LA

Best Dance Night for People Who Hate Clubs, August 2015

Finding an unpretentious nightclub is as tough as scoring street parking in West Hollywood on Halloween, which makes Bootie LA a welcome anomaly. Instead of a velvet rope or dress code, there’s a come-as-you-are ethos—perfect for those more concerned with letting loose than being seen. The event steers away from rote repetition of Top 40 hits and EDM tracks in favor of mash-ups (think Kanye West’s lyrics over Beethoven’s Symphony no. 5), and the crowd of hipsters, postgrads, and creatives eschews bottle service for cheap beer tallboys