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Nothing breaks up the monotony of classes, work and endless reading assignments quite like an uninhibited night out. With winter quarter just beginning, local concerts offer an escape from impending weeks of studying and procrastinating. Daily Bruin A&E reviews concert locales around Los Angeles to help students choose a music venue.

Hollywood Palladium
Greek Theatre
The Regent
The Forum
The Smell
The Observatory OC
The Echoplex