Upcoming events on The Sunset Strip you don’t want to miss.

Start the week laughing with The Ding Dong Show hosted by Don Barris at The Comedy Store, Mondays. Doors open 9:30 p.m. www.thecomedystore.com

Emiliana Torrini takes over The Standard’s Cactus Lounge for an intimate acoustic evening, Tuesday, March 31, 7 – 10 p.m. The night also features special guest DJ Nic Harcourt. For reservations, call 323-822-3121. www.standardhotels.com/hollywood/

Multi-platinum rockers Candlebox return to The Roxy Theatre Wednesday, April 1, with Jet Black Stare, Royal Bliss and Golden State. Tickets are $26, all ages, doors open at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 310-278-9457. Save some money with $5 parking across the street. www.theroxyonsunset.com

An exclusive guest-list only performance by Meiko with The Idyllists, The Answering Machine and Casteneda at the Viper Room, Thursday, April 2. RSVP info www.viperroom.com

Stop by One Sunset for dinner and music Friday night during their “Party Like A Rock Star” budget-conscience offering, which includes a three course prix-fixe menu for $35, half-off bottles of Belvedere vodka and special guest DJs. Package available Thursday through Saturday from 9 p.m. Must mention “dinner and a bottle package” when reserving, 310-657-0111.

Synth-pop group Berlin sets up at the House of Blues on Saturday, April 4. Enjoy classic hits and new tunes. Ages 18 and up. Tickets $20-$22.50 and available through www.houseofblues.com.

Online rap phenom Asher Roth hits the Key Club Sunday, April 5. Show is 15 and up, doors open at 7 p.m. Box office 310-274-5800. www.keyclub.com  


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