Besides being the go-to libation of choice for discerning music and whiskey fans visiting the legendary venues along The Sunset Strip, Jack Daniel’s has also been one of the primary sponsors of the Sunset Strip Music Festival since its inception in 2008.
Back once again for year seven, Jack continues to support and inspire all things rock n’ roll. From Van Halen, to Guns N’ Roses, to Mötley Crüe, countless Sunset Strip greats have all called Jack their liquid muse, but how much do you actually know about the spirit that’s inspired so many legends..?
The AXS TV concert series returns to The Sunset Strip bringing the “world’s greatest tribute bands” to the Whisky A Go-Go each and every Tuesday. This week don’t miss a tribute to Elvis by renowned Sin City impersonator Justin Shandor. Doors open at 6 p.m. and admission is free with RSVP. www.whiskyagogo.com
2014 GIBSON GUITARTOWN UNVEILED – FEATURNING HOMAGES TO JANE’S ADDICTION, STEVEN TYLER & THE VIPER ROOM
What is to be the final round of giant art guitar sculptures was recently unveiled at a special launch party event at Hornburg, West Hollywood. The 2014 installment of Gibson GuitarTown on The Sunset Strip, features works paying homage to this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) honoree Jane’s Addiction, as well as Day 2 headliner Empire of the Sun, Steven Tyler, Elton John, Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Prince
Tuesday, Sept. 2 Book Soup hosts Jeff Garlin’s Reading Group in a discussion of Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial classic Lolita. Spend the afternoon with the self-deprecating Curb Your Enthusiasm star as he leads a sure to be comical, as well as insightful discussion about the notorious erotic novel. Discussion begins at 4 p.m. www.booksoup.com
Wednesday, Sept. 3 House of Blues Sunset presents “Strip Strip Hooray!,” featuring the queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese. In an exclusive three night engagement, the world renowned striptease artist brings back iconic old Hollywood glamour to The Sunset Strip. Four performances (Wed.-Fri.) at 7 :30 p.m. plus a bonus late night performance Friday at 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 GA and all shows are 18+. www.hob.com