Category The Strip

PICKS OF THE WEEK: JULY 6-12

Monday, July 6
No bollocks punk rockers, the Barb Wire Dolls return to their home away from home here on The Sunset Strip, to kick off a two month residency, Mondays at the landmark Whisky A Go-Go.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Admission is free for 21+.  www.whiskyagogo.com
 
Tuesday, July 7
Skybar at the Mondrian is your summertime destination for “Tunesday” – a weekly poolside acoustic series showcasing L.A.’s top talents.  This week’s party features a live performance by Harriet plus DJ sets by The Gentle Giant and Ziska .  Doors open at 8 p.m.  RSVP for admission.  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Wednesday, July 8

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 22-28

Monday, June 22
All summer long, enjoy beloved throwback flicks screening each and every Monday night at both the Rainbow Bar and Grill and Skybar at The Mondrian.  This week don’t miss E.T. presented poolside at Skybar and enjoy Ghostbusters while you dine at the Rainbow.  Both films start at 8 p.m.  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Tuesday, June 23
Self-proclaimed “cholo-goth” pioneers Prayers bring their catchy, campy electro sound to The Roxy Theatre for a one night only, sold out show.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  www.theroxy.com
 
Wednesday, June 24

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 8-14

Monday, June 8
All summer long, enjoy free Monday movie night screenings at Sunset Strip mainstays – The Rainbow Bar and Grill and also poolside at Skybar.  This week don’t miss the comedy classic Caddyshack at The Rainbow and cosmic action flick The Fifth Element at Skybar.  Both films start at 8 p.m.  www.therainbowbarandgrill.com  www.skybarlosangeles.com
 
Tuesday, June 9
Jay-Z protégé and three time Grammy nominee Lupe Fiasco hits the stage at House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles
 
Wednesday, June 10

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: APR. 27-MAY 3

Monday, Apr. 27
On the heels of this past weekend’s recognition march for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Book Soup will be hosting actor/author Eric Bogosian (best known for his work on Law & Order) for a signing and discussion of his new historical recounting of Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide.  Event starts at 7 p.m. and is free to attend.  www.booksoup.com
 
Tuesday, Apr. 28
The Roxy Theatre presents a sold out show with the much buzzed about, alt-folk project Waxahatchee.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  www.theroxy.com
 
Wednesday, Apr. 29

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: APR. 13-19

Week two of Coachella on The Sunset Strip continues, bringing you five nights of even bigger can’t miss underplays (and you didn’t even have to leave town)…
 
Super Show Monday, Apr.13
Kicking off the week with a virtual smorgasbord of can’t miss shows dotting The Sunset Strip…
Coachella Artist: The Roxy Theatre presents a sold out show with post-emo rock outfit Desaparecidos (feat. Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst).  Doors open at 7 p.m.  www.theroxy.com
House of Blues Sunset  and KROQ present a sold out show with Stone Temple Pilots (feat. fill-in frontman Chester Bennington of Linkin Park).  Doors open at 7 p.m.  www.hob.com/losangeles

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: APR. 6-12

Before heading out to the desert, get a sneak preview of all those buzzed about Coachella acts as they showcase their stuff here on The Sunset Strip… 
 
New to Mondays, head to the notorious Rainbow Bar and Grill each and every week for Movie Night!  This time around don’t miss a special screening of the SNL, rock n’ roll classic Wayne’s World.  Enjoy free popcorn, drink specials and scarf down some of that legendary pizza while revisiting this “party time, excellent” flick.  Film starts at 8 p.m.  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com
 
Coachella Artist

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: MAR. 23-29

Fancy yourself a rodeo superstar..?  Each and every Monday night test your urban cowboy skills when you take the bucking and rearing ride of your life on the notorious mechanical bull at the Saddle Ranch Chop House.  The competition starts at 10 p.m.  www.thesaddleranch.com
 
This Tuesday, Mar. 24 AXS TV once again returns to the legendary Whisky A Go-Go to bring you the world’s greatest tribute bands.  This week don’t miss a spot-on tribute to none other than “old blue eyes” – Frank Sinatra.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  and admission as always is free with RSVP http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-worlds-greatest-tribute-bands-on-axs-tv-tickets-5500472060.  www.whiskyagogo.com
 

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: MAR. 17-22

Still recovering from this past weekend’s block party?  Return to the scene of your can’t quite remember shame tonight as The Strip’s favorite Irish pub, Rock & Reilly’s does what they do best, St. Patrick’s Day with all the trimmings – green beer, crankin’ Irish tunes, giveaways and good times!  No reservations and the party goes all day/night long.  www.rnrpub.com 
And for those looking to avoid the annual St. Paddy’s Day amateur hour crowd, head to the always classy Skybar at Mondrian for a special Tunesday event.  This post work, poolside party starts early at 4 p.m. (‘cause we all have to go back to work the next day) and will feature sounds by a surprise guest DJ.  RSVP only.  www.skybarlosangeles.com

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VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE SUNSET STRIP

Your comprehensive guide to the hottest/most extravagant/sexiest/most romantic/naughtiest (and everything in between) day of the year…
 
Andaz – Riot House Restaurant
Enjoy ½ off all sparkling wines, a menu of fresh California cuisine and perhaps even make it a night to remember (Led Zeppelin style) in one of Andaz’s chic suites overlooking The Sunset Strip.  www.westhollywood.andaz.com
 
Hustler Hollywood
For all you last minute procrastinators (and perhaps that other word that rhymes…) out there, Hustler Hollywood will be open 24 hours from Friday, Feb. 13th through Valentine’s Night, fulfilling all your emergency sexy time needs.  www.hustlerhollywood.com
 
The London

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: NOV. 10-16

Tonight a headbang worthy bill of metal hits the stage at The Viper Room featuring Motorbreath: LA’s Metallica Tribute plus special guest Open Hand.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com
 
This Tuesday, Nov. 11 at The Roxy Theatre catch two of L.A.’s most impressive bands on the brink, The Beta Machine (featuring the rhythm section of A Perfect Circle/Puscifer/Carina Round) plus special guests Battle Tapes and DJ Fred Sablan (Marilyn Manson/Goon Moon).  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $12 GA.  Get to know what those in the know already know!  www.theroxy.com
 

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