Crowds gather around the stage of country performers at L.A. LIVE during Round Up.

Round Up Presented by Absolut Grapefruit to Return to L.A. LIVE on Thursday, August 23

L.A. LIVE to Host Fourth Annual FREE Country-Themed Block Party featuring Live Music, Line Dancing, Pop-Up Shops, Food & Drink Specials and More

LOS ANGELES (August 7, 2018) – Downtown Los Angeles’ free country-themed block party, Round Up presented by Absolut Grapefruit, will return to L.A. LIVE for its fourth year on Thursday, August 23 from 6-11 p.m.  FREE and open to the public, the event will bring the country to the city of Los Angeles for the perfect summer night out. Activities will include free mechanical bull rides, live music, line dancing, pop-up shops, cornhole and other country western games, food and drink specials and more. 

Live country music performances at Round Up’s Get Down Stage will feature line dancing instruction on the outdoor dance floor. Various pop-up shops will sell country themed, handmade items including leather goods, jewelry and more. Western-themed street art will also be created live on-site by local muralists.

Round Up guests who are 21 and over, can also enjoy an outdoor Beer Garden featuring beer, wine and Absolut Grapefruit signature cocktails. Five-dollar food and drink specials will be available at the following participating L.A. LIVE restaurants: Katsuya, Rock’N Fish, Red Mango, Rosa Mexicano, Triple 8, Tom’s Urban, Lawry’s Carvery, Live Basil Pizza, Smashburger, and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill. 

For more information about L.A. LIVE’s ‘Round Up’, visit and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat with #RoundUpLALIVE. 

About L.A. LIVE
L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square-foot, $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring The Novo by Microsoft, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, Microsoft Theater, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE  hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower), the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center theatre, broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space. 

Developed by Los Angeles-based AEG, L.A. LIVE, considered to be the nation’s most active ‘live content and event campus,’ has become the region’s most in-demand and busiest hospitality location throughout the past 10 years, featuring 260,480 sf of conference center and ballroom facilities, world-class restaurants including WP24, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Katsuya, Lawry’s Carvery, Rock ‘N Fish, Rosa Mexicano, Starbucks, Triple 8, Glance Restaurant, Smashburger, Live Basil Pizza, Tom’s Urban 24, Yard House, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and BOCA at the Conga Room and others; 100,000 sf special events deck, the famous Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge, the celebrity owned Conga Room, a one-of-a-kind GRAMMY Museum, saluting the history of music and the genre’s best known awards show all centered around Microsoft Square, a 40,000 sf outdoor event space.  

With Microsoft Theater and Microsoft Square which came on-line in October, 2007, and the hotel, residential and meeting space components opened as of April, 2010 combined with the assets, resources and infrastructure of STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center, L.A. LIVE showcases more events, award shows, sporting competitions, concerts and hospitality options than any other destination in the world.