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

Over a dozen of L.A.’s hardest hitting bands descend on the legendary Whisky A Go-Go to battle it out for a once in a lifetime opportunity to join the lineup of Cathouse Live – an upcoming show at Irving Meadows featuring Sunset Strip greats Sebastian Bach, Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Dokken, Bang Tango and more… Doors open at 6 p.m.  Tickets available at the door.  www.whiskyagogo.com

 

Wednesday, July 15

One of this city’s most promising up-and-comers, The Gabrielz (progressive folk/electronic) continue their month long residency at The Viper Room along with support from special guests Wild the Coyote.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com

 

Thursday, July 16

The Standard Hollywood hosts Short Shorts: A series of short films followed by short conversations with the directors, cast and crew.  Part of the Standard Talks series, this event is a prime opportunity for those looking to mix, mingle, network and learn from established industry names.  Discussion begins at 7:30 p.m.  Admission is free.  www.standardhotels.com/losangeles

 

Friday, July 17

House of Blues Sunset presents a back-to-back onslaught of best of tribute bands featuring Appetite 4 Destruction, Stoned Temple Pilots, Vintage Halen, American Zombie plus Alice in Chains tribute, Memory Layne.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are only $10 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles

 

Saturday, July 18

Former WWE, ECW and TNA World Champion, now turned stand-up comic Rob Van Dam, performs a headlining set at The World Famous Comedy Store.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $16 GA/$26 VIP.  www.thecomedystore.com

 

Sunday, July 19

Spend some quality time with Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor as he makes a day of it, here on The Sunset Strip…

Starting at 4 p.m. Taylor alongside fellow metal cohort, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe, will be signing and discussing their respective reads at Book Soup.  Admission is free.  www.booksoup.com

And later… Enjoy a very special solo acoustic performance at House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.  www.hob.com/losangeles

 

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