Former Location –
After nearly 57 years, the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena closed permanently on May 12, 2016 to make way for the construction of a soccer stadium as well as a museum, restaurants, and retail and office space.

The Los Angeles Pop Festival was held here on December 22 and 23, 1968. The concerts were also called a “Christmas Happening”. The groups playing at the festival included:

Blue Cheer
The Box Tops
Canned Heat
The Chambers Brothers
Jose Feliciano
The Grass Roots
The Love Exchange
Buddy Miles
Steve Miller Band
The Righteous Brothers
Three Dog Night
The Turtles

Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
3939 S. Figueroa St
Los Angeles CA 90037