FAQ

WHERE IS BOOTLEG THEATER LOCATED?

Bootleg Theater is located at 2220 Beverly Blvd LA CA 90057.

I’VE NEVER BEEN TO BOOTLEG THEATER BEFORE, DO I GET A SEAT OR IS IT GENERAL ADMISSION?

Most shows and events at Bootleg are general admission unless otherwise noted. All seating is first come first served.

HOW DO I STAY UP TO DATE ON SHOWS AT THE BOOTLEG THEATER?

Sign up for our weekly email newsletter and follow us on type social media.

IS BOOTLEG A NON-PROFIT?

At the heart of Bootleg is our non-profit theater company (Rampart Theater Project, Inc.). The non-profit Bootleg Theater produces, presents, supports and mentors the best of emerging and established Los Angeles performing artists. The for-profit Bootleg Theater manages the bar, music programming and overall venue and donates space to the non-profit for its programming needs.

HOW CAN I DONATE?

The theatrical programming is funded by grants, ticket sales and donations from excellent people like you. We accept donations to the 501(c)3 online, as well as through the mail. Checks can be made payable to Rampart Theater Project, Inc. and sent to 2220 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS?

You can purchase tickets online for all shows, door is cash only for music programming. Keep up to date with Facebook and Twitter as well as our weekly mailing list for the latest announcements! Some shows will sell out in advance.

CAN I BUY TICKETS IN PERSON?

If the show has not sold out in advance, you can purchase tickets at door time day of event.

HOW DO I BUY TICKETS AT THE BOX OFFICE?

The box office opens at the listed door time. Door is cash only for music programming.

I’M ON THE GUEST LIST. HOW DO I GET IN?

Proceed to the box office as any other patron. Occasionally there will be a dictated line for Guest List and regular ticket holders. Be prepared to present a valid photo ID for admittance. Accepted forms of ID are current and non-expired: State Issued ID or Driver’s License, Military & Passport ID. No ID = no admission. No exceptions.

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF THE BOOTLEG THEATER?

Be sure to check ticket links for door times.

IS THERE VENUE PARKING? IS IT FREE?

There is ample street parking in the area and most restrictions end at 7pm if not earlier. We also have a free lot at the church across the street on Beverly/Roselake within walking distance of the venue.

IF I DON’T HAVE A PHOTO ID, CAN I STILL GET IN THE VENUE?

You MUST be 21+ with Valid ID to enter the venue for music programming unless noted otherwise. Accepted forms of ID are current and non-expired: State Issued ID or Driver’s License, Military & Passport ID.

ARE THERE INS-AND OUTS?

No, but we have an outdoor area in back to catch your breath.

ARE THERE ATMs AVAILABLE?

Yes, we have an ATM at the venue entrance. There is also an ATM at the laundromat across the street.

CAN I TAKE PHOTOS AND VIDEO?

Sure can, we encourage you to photograph and Instagram us (#BootlegTheater)! Please note No Photography during Theatrical Programming. Non-professional cameras are allowed in the venue as long as the performer/management has not specified otherwise to venue personnel. If you plan to shoot video, use a camera with a detachable lens or you are press, please contact marketing in advance: marketing@bootlegtheater.org.

I AM A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND WANT TO TAKE PHOTOS…

All professional cameras need to be approved in advance by the performer/venue. Please contact the artist you would like to photograph about getting a photo pass as it is the artist’s decision as to who they want photographing them. Same for press passes, please contact the artist’s label or publicist for this. Unfortunately, we cannot give you this contact information. Any questions, please contact marketing in advance: marketing@bootlegtheater.org.

IS THERE ANY GOOD FOOD AROUND THE BOOTLEG THEATER?

We fancy the inexpensive Cuban restaurant on Temple, Gigi’s as well as Tribal Cafe. Subway and El Burrito Panzon are in the mall at Beverly/Alvarado, Seafood Express down the block has Chinese food and the Original Tommy’s Burger at Beverly/Rampart is famous for chilli dogs and burgers. McDonald’s, El Pollo Loco and Taco Bell are also within walking distance.

ARE THERE ANY HOTELS NEARBY?

There are a number of hotels and motels in the nearby area in Downtown LA, Silverlake, Echo Park, and Downtown.

LOST SOMETHING?

Please email info@bootlegtheater.org to check if we’ve found it. Our friendly staff can help you access the lost and found any day of the week, just contact us for availability!

ARE YOU HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?

Our on site amenities are 100% handicap accessible. If special assistance is required, please email info@bootlegtheater.org prior to the show or speak to a member of the staff upon arrival at the venue.

HOW DO I BOOK A GIG AT THE BOOTLEG THEATER?

For music programming, please send a detailed email to bookingatbootlegtheater.org. Please be patient and allow time before following up with an email. Our booking departments get many emails every day and will only respond to emails that are specific and detailed.
For theatrical programming, inquiries can be emailed to jessica@bootlegtheater. We do not accept unsolicited scripts.

WHAT IS THE EARLIEST I CAN COME INTO THE VENUE? WHAT TIME DOES THE SHOW START?

Check your ticket or the website for door times, door times are also listed at the top right corner of the event detail page in the venue information. Music programming set times are announced daily at 3PM via our Twitter but are subject to change. We like to make sure our shows run on time/as posted. There are the occasional nights that may fall behind, but more often than not, shows run as posted.

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED AT THE BAR?

Cash and all major credit cards are accepted at the bar.

I BOUGHT MY TICKET ON CRAIGSLIST/STUBHUB/A THIRD PARTY SITE THAT IS NOT BOOTLEGTHEATER.ORG OR TICKETFLY.COM…

Bootleg Theater is not responsible for any tickets suspected of being purchased for the sole purpose of reselling and can be cancelled at the discretion of Bootleg Theater/Ticketfly.