Tonight enjoy some great tunes and scenic Sunset Strip views at Pearl’s new weekly rooftop residency better known as Music Mondays.  This time around, don’t miss a live performance by LA River.  Sounds start at 8 p.m.  Admission is free.


Underground hip-hop legends Dilated Peoples return to The Sunset Strip this Tuesday, Aug. 12 for a sure to sell out show at the legendary Whisky A Go-Go.  With an ever-expanding following, fans-in-the-know have helped this L.A. based trio thrive just under the radar for over 20 years.  Doors open at 8:00 p.m.


In celebration of The Viper Room’s 21st anniversary, ye olde snake pit is bringing you a week’s worth of stellar shows including this Wednesday, Aug. 13 – A certain can’t be called by their real name, spandex clad, Sunset Strip staple, hair-metal parody band will be taking the stage under the name Jam Prancer.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.  Get your tickets now before the panther’s out of the bag!


This Thursday, Aug. 14 the Whisky A Go-Go presents post-millennial grunge rockers Puddle of Mudd along with special guests Slant, Echoed Silence, Bliss 53 and more… Doors open at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.


Friday, Aug. 15 The Viper Room brings you yet another can’t miss 21st anniversary show featuring house favorites Jimmy Gnecco (Ours), a one night only reunion of Paloalto plus a special late night performance by Bitch: An All-Star Tribute to Classic Rock.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.


Pick of the Week: Return to The Viper Room once again this Saturday, Aug. 16 for the grand finale of their 21st anniversary week celebration featuring an all-star lineup (don’t call ‘em Camp Freddy) set to include: Steve Stevens, Billy Morrison, Billy Duffy and many, many surprise A-list celebrity guests.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.


After a hard partying week of rock n’ roll, spend your Sunday recuperating with some much needed poolside R&R at The Standard Hollywood.  From 1-7 p.m. enjoy the sounds of DJ Dom P and Native Wayne Jobson.  Admission is free, reservations are recommended (323) 822-3157.



 — Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza