Former Location –
A famous punk rock hang-out owned and operated by Esther Wong, affectionately know as the “Godmother of Punk“.

A who’s who of rock and punk-rock musicians played here including The Knack, The Police, The Motels, The Go-Go’s, Naughty Sweeties, Oingo Boingo, Guns N’ Roses, X, Black Flag, Fear, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Ramones.

The club closed for good in early 1987 and Esther Wong died from emphysema and lung cancer on August 14, 2005 at the age of 88.

Notable Concerts Held at Madame Wong’s West

April 25-26, 1980 –  Oingo Boingo
September 20, 1980 – Oingo Boingo
May 2, 1981 – The BusBoys
September 3, 1982 – R.E.M
September 15, 1983 – Fishbone
May 24, 1985 – The Unforgiven
June 28, 1987 – No Doubt

Madame Wong’s West
2900 Wilshire Blvd
West Los Angeles CA 90404