Tuesday, May 12

Choose from two equally talented tribute bands…

Whisky A Go-Go and AXS TV continue their weekly “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” series with a tribute to Huey Lewis & the News.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Admission is free with RSVPwww.whiskyagogo.com

Every Tuesday in May, The Viper Room presents Black Sabbitch – an all female tribute to Black Sabbath.  Door open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $12 GA.  www.viperroom.com


Wednesday, May 13

Former Fear Factor host and UFC commentator Joe Rogan returns to the world famous Comedy Store with Operation Comedy – the only tour in the country that is open exclusively to military and veterans, completely free of charge.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Guests must present valid military ID upon entry.  www.thecomedystore.com


Thursday, May 14

Straight from “the other Strip,” the all-male revue Thunder From Down Under bring their swingin’ banana hammocks to House of Blues Sunset.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $29.50 GA.  This event is 21+.  www.hob.com/losangeles


Friday, May 15

The ultra exclusive 1OAK presents a special DJ set with crunked up hip-hopper Lil Jon.  Doors open at 10 p.m. RSVP only please.  www.1oakla.com


Saturday, May 16

Recently signed to El Hefe’s (NOFX) new label Cyber Tracks, local L.A. legends Warner Drive return to their go-to base of operations, the notorious Viper Room.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com


Sunday, May 17

Social Media spawned rapper phenom KYLE brings his “King Wavy” tour to The Roxy Theatre for a one night only sold out show.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  www.theroxy.com


Other notable Sunset Strip™ events this week include:

5/ 13 – The Standard hotel presents Desert Nights a weekly acoustic lounge curated by KCRW.  www.standardhotels.com/hollywood

5/14 – Skybar at Mondrian presents 180GM with DJ Diallo and friends spinning vinyl all night long.  www.skybarlosangeles.com

5/15 – The Roxy Theatre presents East Coast punk rockers Ex Hexwww.theroxy.com

5/16 – The Whisky A Go-Go presents Hookers and Blow featuring Dizzy Reed of Guns N’ Roseswww.whiskyagogo.com

5/17 – Skybar at Mondrian presents We in Cloudz – a daylong pool party featuring DJs Eric Sharp and Whitney Fierce.  www.skybarlosangeles.com



—- Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza