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Opened as a movie theater on August 17, 1951, the Fox has seen many different incarnations including when in the early 1970’s it became a very popular revival theater.
John Lee Hooker recorded a live album here with Canned Heat called “Live at the Fox Venice“. Other performers that played here include Jerry Garcia /Legion of Mary, Little Feat, Tom Waits, Cheech and Chong, Jackson Browne, Oingo Boingo, Richie Havens, and Bonnie Raitt.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show had a private, invitation-only debut at The Fox Venice on September 25, 1975, the night before it’s official opening at the UA Westwood.
Due to possible health issues from asbestos in the building, the venue was shut down in 1988.
Fox Venice Theater
620 Lincoln Blvd,
Venice CA 90291