Picks of the Week: March 31 – April 6

Tonight the Whisky A Go-Go continues their weekly homage to the greatest rock n’ roll bands of all time with Abbacadabra: A Tribute to ABBA. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free with RSVP at www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.  www.whiskyagogo.com

 

Tuesday, April 1 get a serious dose of Italian Goth metal with the steadfast sounds of Lacuna Coil at The Roxy Theatre. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with tickets available at the door.  www.theroxy.com

 

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Picks of the Week: March 24-30

Tonight, ’80s new wave tributarians The Spazzmatics continue their month long residency at House of Blues Sunset Strip. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15 GA for this 18 and older show. www.hob.com/la

 

Looking to take a break from taco Tuesday? Then make plans to wine and dine at Pearl’s Liquor Bar and enjoy “afternoon tea” from 4-7 p.m. with $5 sangria and $5 red, rose and white wine. After the tea, stay for $2 oysters and champagne specials, not to mention stunning sunsets from the rooftop! www.facebook.com/pearlsliquorbar

 

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Picks of the Week: March 17-23

Pink Taco Sunset Strip is taking Taco Tuesday to the next level tonight with $2 tacos, $2 margaritas and $2 beer! After your taco-fueled dinner, stop by The Comedy Store for free entrance to their “16 Headlining Comics” show in the Original Room show at 9 p.m.  www.facebook.com/pinktacolosangeles  www.thecomedystore.com 

 

The Standard’s weekly Desert Nights acoustic party returns this Wednesday, March 19 with a lineup featuring Maesa, Amanda Keidan, Mark Rivett and Beams. Music begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend. www.facebook.com/thestandardhollywood 

 

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Moving Units’ Blake Miller: Shaking Assets On The Sunset Strip

For more than 10 years now, Los Angeles-based Moving Units has brought their brand of fevered indie dance rock to the booty shaking masses. The recent release of the band’s third LP, Neurotic Exotic, finds frontman and Moving Units founder Blake Miller reasserting himself as the sole member of the “group,” having broken away from the other original players.  

 

Speaking with TSS.com, Mr. Miller brought us up to speed on his newly single musical status, reminisced about his teenage Kate Moss infatuation and shared his envious passion for women’s figure skating outfits.

 

 

The recently released Neurotic Exotic is the first Moving Units album sans the other original members. How did the song writing/recording process differ? 

 

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Picks of the Week: March 11-16

State Social House is your new Tuesday night destination for comedy on The Sunset Strip. Each and every week, curator and Laugh Attic host TK Kelly brings a new lineup of top notch stand-up talent to the cozy confines of SSH. This week don’t miss Rory Scovel (“Ground Floor”), Christian Duguay (“MadTV”), Adam Yenser (“Conan”) and more… The laughter starts at 9 p.m. sharp and admission is free. www.statesocialhouse.com

 

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St. Patrick’s Weekend!

The luck o’ the Irish is taking over The Sunset Strip with three days of festive parties along the boulevard. 

 

Rock & Reilly’s Block Party: Saturday, March 15 

The 3rd annual Rock & Reilly’s St Patrick’s Day Block Party features12 bars, DJs, carnival games, food trucks, a House of Blues-hosted acoustic tent and more. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 day of at the door. A portion of the proceeds will benefit International House of Blues Foundation, a nonprofit that provides music education and performance opportunities for young musicians. For tickets, visit www.rnrpub.com. 

 

The Den Of Hollywood: Saturday, March 15 & Sunday, March 16

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Picks of the Week: March 3-9

Tonight, Sunset Strip cornerstone the Whisky A Go-Go continues their weekly free Monday night tribute band series with Draw The Line: A Tribute to Aerosmith. Doors open at 7 p.m.  and admission is free with RSVP at http://bit.ly/1cIswgL. www.thewhiskyagogo.com

 

This Tuesday, March 4, platinum certified millennial rockers Fuel reform with original lead singer Brett Scallions and return to the stage for a one night only, intimate performance at The Viper Room. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 GA/$50 VIP meet & greet.  www.viperroom.com

 

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