Ring In 2013 On The Sunset Strip!

It's not too late to secure your New Year's Eve plans. Whether you are looking to dance, dine or laugh in 2013. Happy New Year!
 
 
MUSIC & PARTIES:
 
Champagne Wishes Party @ Skybar
Enjoy a live performance by ELEW, DJ set by Zen Freeman and open premium bar. Champagne toast at midnight. Party from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., ages 21 and older only. Tickets are $150 for non-hotel guests and $125 for hotel guests.
 

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: DEC. 17-23

Tonight, The World Famous Comedy Store presents a free “secret show” with The Deathsquad.  This weekly podcast hosted by Brian Redban (co-host of the Joe Rogan Experience) has an extra special lineup this week featuring Steve-O, Tom Green, Brody Stevens (The Hangover), Jayson Thibault plus a few surprises.  Show starts at 8 p.m. and is first come, first served seating.  www.comedystore.com
 

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The Sunset Strip’s Lou Adler Among 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees!

 
Legendary music producer and co-owner and founder of The Roxy Theatre, Lou Adler, is among the 2013 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!
 
In addition to his role helping shape the live music scene on The Sunset Strip, Adler has worked as a songwriter, founder of Dunhill Records and Ode Records, produced the Monterey International Pop Festival, produced the 1975 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," and directed Cheech and Chong's "Up In Smoke." Adler has received Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Album of the Year for Carole King's "Tapestry" album. 

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: DEC. 10-16

Tonight, shake that case of the Mondays when you stop by the world famous Comedy Store to check out their long standing weekly tradition better known as “Pot Luck.”  This newcomers’ night gives up-and-comers the chance to hone their standup skills and provides established stars a no pressure opportunity to drop-in and try out some new material.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Admission is free with a two drink minimum required.  www.thecomedystore.com
 
Don your Kevlar vest and head to House of Blues Sunset this Tuesday, Dec. 11 for infamous West Coast rapper The Game.  Don’t miss the multiplatinum hip-hop mogul, at this rare underplay performance on his home turf.  Doors open 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 adv/$38 dos and $100 for VIP.  www.hob.com
 

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MEG MYERS MAKES WAVES ON THE SUNSET STRIP

 
One of the most buzzed about new artists in recent memory, Meg Myers returned to The Viper Room last week for her second sold out showcase.  The stormy songstress played to an at-capacity crowd, peppered with major label reps, TV execs and in-the-know tastemakers, all privy to the fact that they were witnessing the turning point of a career.
With only a six song EP to mine for her live performances, Myers sailed through a blistering set, leaving the insatiable crowd clamoring for more (yet to be created) new material.  Before taking the stage, we were fortunate enough to steal away a few sound bites from Ms. Myers’ as she shared with TSS.com her nervous excitement, at being on the brink of stardom. 
 
I was just reading your bio, which is very succinct… just briefly mentions that you grew up in Tennessee, and then I think you moved to Florida? And then…

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House of Blues Lights Up Sunset Strip With 20th Anniversary Party

House of Blues filled The Sunset Strip with a firey spectacle this week as the national concert venue celebrated 20 years and 20,000 performances with a fireworks display, celebrity party and concert featuring ZZ Top.

Blues Brothers Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi  reunited for the Dec. 4 event and set the stage for a massive fireworks show outside of the iconic venue. After the show, guests were treated to a performance by ZZ Top, Flogging Molly and Deer Tick inside the venue.

The event kicked off a 20 month celebration, which will also include 20th Anniversary concert tours with a portion of ticket sales from these concerts benefiting the International House of Blues Foundation's "Action For The Arts" program, which encourages creative expression through art and promotes cultural understanding.

For more information about House of Blues 20th Anniversary events, please visit HOB.com.

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: DEC. 3 -9

 
PICK OF THE WEEK: Tonight, notorious Hollywood tastemaker Dayle Gloria returns to Monday nights at The Viper Room with Meg Myers and special guests Diamonds Under Fire.  Continuing to garner a buzz amongst industry insiders, Ms. Myers brings her brand of thoughtful angst ridden ballads back to The Sunset Strip.  Absolutely do not miss!  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are only $10 at the door.  www.viperroom.com
 

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