Tonight, head to the world famous Viper Room for rock n’ roll supergroup S.U.N.  This all-star band of industry vets features: Brian Tichy (Whitesnake/Foreigner/Billy Idol), Marty O’Brien (Disturbed/Tommy Lee/Static-X), and Tommy Stewart (Godsmack/Fuel).  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to catch a stage full of longtime legends.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10.


Start your St. Patty’s Day drink-a-thon one week early, when Flogging Molly hits House of Blues Sunset on Wednesday, March 7.  Dance yourself an Irish jig as your pound “car bombs” and green beers to the sounds of this Celtic punk staple.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $35 GA.  This show is all ages.


Thursday, March 8 get your ’90s gangsta rap nostalgia on with the hardcore East Coast sounds of Mobb Deep at the Key Club.  One of the most successful, and critically acclaimed groups in hip-hop, Mobb Deep paved the way for artists like 50 Cent, Akon, and Lil’ Kim.  Doors open 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $25 GA.


Return to the Viper Room on Friday, March 9 for So Cal punk-core powerhouse Bullets and Octane.  This unofficial reunion show brings together the best of the band that spawned successful “split-offs” such as The Chelsea Smiles, Sex n Violence, and Black President.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $12 adv/$15 dos.  Party!


PICK OF THE WEEK: Spend your Saturday, March 10 at The Roxy Theatre, enjoying the pulse pounding, percussive sounds of Street Drum Corps.  This stable of stick wielding innovators have brought their stunning stage show to audiences across the globe, on tours with 30 Seconds to Mars, Van’s Warped Tour, and Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution.  Don’t miss this jam packed bill, as SDC takes the stage along with Nico Vega, and special guests Adrian Young (No Doubt) and DJ Amir of Julien-K.   Doors open late at 10:30 p.m.  Tickets are only $10.


Enjoy your Sunday funday at The Den! Stroll in for brunch between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and stick around for happy hour from 3-7 p.m. It’s the perfect way to cap off your week with friends.  




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–Brent X Mendoza, @brentXmendoza