Picks of the Week: Aug. 27 – Sept. 2

Tonight, 98-7fm Close to Home presents a very special show at the Viper Room with 7Lions paying tribute to the late MC Exposition (a.k.a. Victor Pontes-Macedo) of eclectic dance-hop masters Audible Mainframe. All proceeds will go to the VICtory foundation.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $15.  www.viperroom.com
 
PICK OF THE WEEK: Those lucky enough to have scored tickets will return to the Viper Room on Tuesday, August 28 for a super-fans only, “secret show” with Andrew W.K.  That’s right, kids. Prior to his late night appearance on Conan O’Brien, the pop-core prodigy will be  partying hard on The Sunset Strip! Doors open at 9 p.m.  www.viperroom.com
 

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SSMF 2012 CLASS PHOTO

 In what’s now a Sunset Strip Music Festival tradition, the pride and joy of The Sunset Strip recently gathered poolside at The Standard, Hollywood for this year’s 2012 “Class Photo.”  Enjoying some supersized beers, a few rounds of ping pong, and a winner-takes-all chicken fight in the pool, more than a dozen SSMF Week bands—as well as staff and bookers from The Roxy and The Viper Room—donned their finest aquatic attire for an afternoon of carousing and summertime s

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Picks of the Week: August 6-12

Don’t miss the longest running show on The Sunset Strip—Steel Panter with special guests Perfect Dilemma & October Rage tonight!  Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15. This show is ages 18 and older.  www.hob.com
 
Tuesday, August 7 Goldenvoice, FYF and Burger Records present a record release party with So Cal punk rock legends Redd Kross with special guests Tijuana Panthers, Pangea and DJ Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) at The Roxy. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.  www.theroxyonsunset.com
 

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SSMF 2012 Street Fesitval Set Times Announced

Are you ready to rock the 2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival street fest?! Get your schedule and get ready for a full day (and night) of music!
West Stage (Outdoors)
2:30-3:00 p.m. Dead Sara
3:50-5:05 p.m. Black Label Society
5:50-6:50 p.m. Bad Religion
7:30-8:45 p.m. The Offspring
9:30-11:00 p.m.  Marilyn Manson
Monster Energy East Stage (Outdoors)
2:00-2:30 p.m. The Mowgli’s
3:10-3:50 p.m. T. Mills
5:00-6:00 p.m. De La Soul
6:50-7:30 p.m. Far East Movement
8:15-9:15 p.m. Steve Aoki

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