Former Location –
The Cocoanut Grove, was a supper club located in the Ambassador Hotel, it opened in April 1921. The first Academy Awards ceremony where the “Oscar” statues were awarded was held in the Grove in 1930. It was also the home of the first Golden Globe Awards.
During the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, the “Grove” hosted many rock acts including The Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, Canned Heat, Ike and Tina Turner and the Boomtown Rats.
The October 1987 tribute to Roy Orbison with Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello was held here as well.
Notable Concerts played at The Cocoanut Grove
2/3/1970 through 2/16/1970 – Little Richard
10/1/1968 through 10/14/1968 – The Supremes
9/3/1968 through 9/16/1968 – Four Tops
5/21/1968 through 6/10/1968 – The Righteous Brothers
4/14/1967 through 4/16/1967 – Jefferson Airplane/ Canned Heat/ Grateful Dead
1/9/1963 – The Kingston Trio
The Cocoanut Grove
3400 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90010