Tonight Book Soup and KPFK host jazz legend Herbie Hancock in conversation with Los Angeles Times jazz critic Don Heckman.  Meet the 14 time Grammy Award winner as he discusses and signs copies of his new memoir, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities.  Event starts at 7 p.m.  For further details and restrictions visit


Each and every Tuesday, AXS TV bring the world’s greatest tribute bands to the legendary Whisky A Go-Go stage.  This time around don’t miss an homage to Boston and Styx brought to you by the creatively named Bostyx.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Admission is free with RSVP.


Quell your mid-work week woes at Peal’s Liquor Bar, with their almost too good to be true Lobster Night Wednesdays.  Starting at 5 p.m. enjoy a 2 lbs lobster dinner (and rooftop views of The Strip) for only $25 (until the traps are empty).


Thursday, Nov. 6 Fearless, Chicago based pop punk rockers Real Friends bring their angst filled anthems to The Sunset Strip for a sold out show at The Roxy Theatre.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.


This Friday, Nov. 7 the unstoppable machine that is Schwarzenator make their triumphant return to The Viper Room.  Don’t miss this amazingly hilarious parody band whose sole mission is to pay homage to all things Arnold.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.


Super Saturday:  Weekend warriors choose from four equally exceptional events dotting the legendary Sunset Strip…

House of Blues Sunset presents rapper Yelawolf.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $32 GA.

Rock & Reilly’s Irish Pub is celebrating their third anniversary, with what’s now become an annual block party better known as Reillyfest.  In the lot directly behind R&R’s enjoy 100 kegs, five full bars, live bands, DJs, a bratwurst truck, tacos and more…  Festivities kick off at noon.  Tickets range from $15 early bird to $20

The Roxy Theatre presents a sold out show with R&B songstress Jazmine Sullivan.  Doors open at 8 p.m.

The Viper Room presents Sunset Strip mainstays, Warner Drive – CD Release Party.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.


For those still thirsty for more hip hop, return to House of Blues Sunset this Sunday, Nov. 9 for The Smoker’s Club Tour starring Method Man and Redman.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $37.50 GA.



— Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza