The world famous Conga Room is co-owned by Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, Sheila E., Amaury Nolasco, Baron Davis, Trevor Ariza, and will.i.am. In December 2008 as part of L.A. LIVE, the new downtown entertainment district, The Conga Room opened its doors offering a significantly larger, more sophisticated destination for loyal patrons. The Conga Room features a pan-Latin cuisine and live entertainment ranging from salsa and world-beat to rock en Español, jazz, urban, R&B, and pop/rock. Conga room recently recently launched an Electronic night on Fridays.
Designed by the award-winning Belzberg Architects, The Conga Room boasts a breathtaking VIP area with panoramic views of the Staples Center and Nokia Plaza. The club has hosted record launches, movie debuts, award shows and after-parties for various entertainment, social, political and sporting events. It hosted the press conference that announced the 2001 Latin Grammy Award winners. It has featured concerts by artists such as Prince and Justin Timberlake, as well as Latin performers such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Buena Vista Social Club, Shakira, and Carlos Santana.