Tonight catch early alt-hop pioneers De La Soul when they take the stage at House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $40.50 GA.  This show is all-ages  www.hob.com

 

Each and every Tuesday, AXS TV bring the world’s greatest tribute bands to the legendary Whisky A Go-Go stage.  This time around Super Diamond performs a tribute to the one and only Neil Diamond.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Admission is free with RSVP.  www.whiskyagogo.com

 

This Wednesday, Dec. 3 everyone’s favorite x-rated rapper Mickey Avalon celebrates his birthday with a one-night-only special performance at The Viper Room.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Get a jump on your holiday gift giving this Thursday, Dec. 4 when Book Soup hosts a special Ugly Sweater Shopping Night.  Enjoy light refreshments, a photo booth, prizes for the best ugly sweaters, plus take advantage of Book Soup’s gift giver expertise!  The fun starts at 6 p.m.  Admission is free to all.  www.booksoup.com

Also happening this Thursday, The Standard Hollywood hosts Eat Your Words: Stories About Food.  This live storytelling event will feature speakers Jane Borden (author, I Totally Meant to Do That), Jacob Kear (owner, DINNER by KeAr), David LeFevre (chef-owner of Manhattan Beach Post and Fishing with Dynamite), Peter Aguero (host, The Moth) and more… Engagement begins at 8 p.m. and admission is free with RSVP.  www.standardhotels.com/hollywood

 

SUPER SIZE FRIDAY: Kick off your weekend with your choice of these, oh so hard to choose from, can’t miss events…

House of Blues Sunset presents Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA with VIP packages available.  This show is 18+.  www.hob.com

Sean Healy presents A John Waters Christmas at The Comedy Store.  The subversive cult film director brings his one-man-show to the stage for one night only on The Sunset Strip.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets range from $50-$100 for “Gold Circle Meet & Greet.”  www.thecomedystore.com

The Viper Room presents reunited local heroes Palo Alto plus special guests National Anthem, The American Spirit and Blackpool Republic.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com

The Whisky A Go-Go presents 90’s alt-rock greats Sponge.  Doors open early at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.  www.whiskyagogo.com

 

Saturday, Dec. 6 Air Guitar LA presents A vAIRy mAIRy Holiday Spectacular.  This variety show benefit is set to feature performances by The Legendary Pot Roast (Meatloaf tribute), musician/comedian Joe Manente, the Off The Record Cabaret and or course L.A.’s best “air musicians.”  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Each and every Sunday spend your NFL football funday enjoying bottomless, build your own bloody marys and mimosas, plus selections from a special brunch menu at State Social House.  (Insider’s Tip: Try the Golden Grahams encrusted french toast.)  Now serving fromopen till 3 p.m. for all you late-risers.  www.statesocialhouse.com

 

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Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza