Category Sunset Strip Picks

PICKS OF THE WEEK: OCT. 20-25

Tuesday, Oct. 20
The Roxy Theatre presents a sold out show with critically acclaimed, improvisational jazz duo Marian Hill. Doors open at 8 p.m. www.theroxy.com
 
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Book Soup presents Grammy Award winning and storied singer-songwriter Elvis Costello discussing his new memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink.  This discussion moderated by former MTV reporter Chris Connelly starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $38 GA, which includes a pre-signed copy of the new book. This special event will take place at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.  www.booksoup.com
 
Thursday, Oct. 22

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 17-23

Monday, Aug. 17
Rock out for a good cause tonight at the Whisky A Go-Go when The Strip’s own Steel Panther plus special guests, Bon Jovi guitarist Phil X & The Drills and the Barb Wire Dolls, all take the stage to raise awareness for childhood leukemia.  Doors for this benefit event open at 6:45 p.m.  Admission is $45 GA with other various meet & greet/VIP options available for purchase.  www.whiskyagogo.com
 
Tuesday, Aug. 18
Tunesday – Skybar’s summertime acoustic music series returns this week, with a live performance by The Grand Southern and DJ sets from The Gentle Giant and Ziska.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  RSVP skybarla@mhgc.com for admission.  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Wednesday, Aug. 19

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: AUG. 10-16

Monday, Aug. 10
Summertime movies on The Sunset Strip continue this week with a screening of everyone’s favorite childhood classic The Goonies at Skybar, Mondrian and rock n’ roll biopic The Runaways at Rainbow Bar and Grill.  Both films start at 8 p.m. and are free to attend.  www.skybarlosangeles.com www.rainbowbarandgrill.com
 
Tuesday, Aug. 11
Brash, no holds barred funny man Bill Burr brings his All Things Comedy podcast to the world famous Comedy Store for a sold out special event.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  www.thecomedystore.com
 
Wednesday, Aug. 12

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: AUG. 4-9

Tuesday, Aug. 4
Each and every Tuesday The Den on Sunset hosts the No Bueno Comedy Show, an evening filled with laughs, stiff drinks and a rotating roster of LA’s favorite stand-up performers.  Show starts at 9 p.m.  Admission is free!  www.thedenonsunset.com
 
Wednesday, Aug. 5
The world famous Comedy Store presents a “Secret Show” with the Deathsquad.  This week, the podcast/comedy show will feature sets and drop-ins from Joe Rogan, Joey Diaz, Dean Delray, Sam Tripoli and more… Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $15 GA.  www.thecomedystore.com
 
Thursday, Aug. 6

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JULY 28-AUG 2

After 21 years as a landmark jewel of The Sunset Strip, House of Blues is closing its doors for good on August 4.  Catch the final handful of shows before the iconic venue goes down in history.
 
Tuesday, July 28
International pop-rock phenom Tokio Hotel brings their “Feel It All” world tour to the House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $29.50 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles
 
Wednesday, July 29
Pioneering thrash metal greats Anthrax return to the House of Blues stage from one final performance.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $39.50 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles
                   
Thursday, July 30

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JULY 20-26

Monday, July 20
Flashback to alt rock’s inception with stars of yesteryear Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets, sharing the stage for one night only at House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles
 
Tuesday, July 21
The legendary Whisky A Go-Go presents PHILM (featuring Dave Lombardo of Slayer) and Owl (featuring Chris Wyse of The Cult/Ozzy Osbourne/Ace Frehley).  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $13 GA.  www.whiskyagogo.com
 
Wednesday, July 22

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JULY 13-19

Monday, July 13
dineLA’s Restaurant Week kicks off today and Oliver’s Prime steakhouse (located inside The Grafton hotel) is offering the perfect opportunity to sample what you’ve been missing.  From now through July 26th Oliver’s Prime will be featuring a special prix fixe dinner highlighting some of their most popular menu offerings. For details and to make a reservation visit -http://bit.ly/OPdineLA or Call (323) 491-9003.  www.oliversprime.com
 
Tuesday, July 14

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 29-JULY 5

Monday, June 29
Your summer of movies on The Sunset Strip continues!  This week, Dive in Theatre at Skybar presents nostalgic childhood fav The Princess Bride and The Rainbow Bar and Grill will be screening Down and Out in Beverly Hills for their Dinner and a Movie selection.  Both films start at 8 p.m.  www.skybarlosangeles.com  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com
 
Tuesday, June 30
The Roxy Theatre presents two-time Grammy-nominated R&B vocalist and superstar songwriter Luke James.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.  www.theroxy.com
 
Wednesday, July 1

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 15-21

Monday, June 15
This week, summertime movie night screenings continue at Sunset Strip mainstays – The Rainbow Bar and Grill and also poolside at Skybar.  Tonight don’t miss the classic punk rock biopic Sid & Nancy showing at The Rainbow and everyone’s favorite comedic spoof Spaceballs screening at Skybar.  Both films start at 8 p.m.  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Tuesday, June 16

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 1-7

Monday, June 1
Choose from two equally excellent movie night screenings bookending The Sunset Strip:
The Rainbow Bar and Grill presents Dinner and a Movie featuring The Big Lebowski.  Enjoy free popcorn, drink specials and that legendary pizza.  Start time 8 p.m.  Admission is free.  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com
Skybar at the Mondrian presents Dive In Theatre featuring Innerspace.  Enjoy a poolside screening with gourmet bites and cocktails.  Start time 8 p.m.  RSVP recommended.  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Tuesday, June 2

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