The Red Paintings Canvas The Sunset Strip

Australia born, avante-art band The Red Paintings have been circling the globe for well over a decade, bringing their orchestral rock sound and all encompassing mixed media stage shows to the spellbound masses. Currently on tour to support their soon to be released sophomore album, The Revolution Is Never Coming, the band and their human canvases recently stopped by The Sunset Strip to perform an intimate, stripped down show at The Roxy Theatre.


Before hitting the stage, TRP frontman Trash McSweeney sat down with for an enlightening discussion about the forthcoming record, mid-show paint pandemonium and what it’s like to literally hear colors.




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Picks of the Week: August 26 – Sept. 1

Tonight, The Roxy Theatre and AXS TV continue to bring you “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” with Blaze of Glory: A Bon Jovi Tribute.  Admission to this summer long, Monday night series is free.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m.  RSVP at



Check out The Sunset Strip’s newest bar this Tuesday, Aug. 27! Just a day old, Pearl’s Liquor Bar is already a hot spot with amazing rooftop patio views of the city (courtesy of Jim Morrison’s former apartment), a secret garden and fancy 1920s-inspired cocktails. Pearl’s also serves a full dinner and lunch menu. 



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Faces Of Gibson GuitarTown: Stacey Wells

Featured in celebrity art galleries across the nation, Canada-based artist Stacey Wells has built her own celebrity following one brush stroke at a time, combining her two favorite subjects on canvas: rock stars and fine wine. Despite residing thousands of miles away, Wells has been a consistent presence on The Sunset Strip for the past few years, making frequent pilgrimages to capture portraits of many of the local bands for her “Reflections of The Strip” series.  


It was this passion for music, art and all things Sunset Strip that brought Wells to the attention of the Gibson GuitarTown project, which chose her to design the “Welcome To My Nightmare” Alice Cooper inspired guitar sculpture as part of the public art installation.




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Picks of the Week: August 19-25

Tonight, get warmed up for Steel Panther with the debut of Voodoo Comedy at House of Blues Sunset Strip. Hosted by industry vets Dr. Brian King and Dave DeLuca, this new bi-monthly Monday will feature two hours of top comics in an early night stand-up showcase. It’s the perfect pre-party before feelin’ the steel! Doors to the Voodoo Lounge (2ndfloor) open at 8 p.m.  Admission is free with a two drink minimum.



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Get Your Sunset Strip Music Festival Set Times, Parking, Ticket Info!

We're ready to celebrate with you today! Before you arrive at the street fest, check out ALL the info on set times, tickets, parking, will call, entrances, transportation and more!
Gates open by 2:30 p.m.! Queuing for entry to the festival begins no earlier than 11 a.m. behind the Whisky a Go-Go, 8901 W. Sunset Blvd.
For Parking, Metro & Uber Info:

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