Roxy Theatre repeat offenders Nico Vega return to home base tonight, along with support from special guests Queen Caveat and Dark Waves.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $15 GA.


Tuesday, July 22 longtime Tonight Show producer turned author Dave Berg stops by Book Soup to sign copies of his new comedic compendium, Behind the Curtain: An Insider’s View of Jay Leno’s Tonight Show.  Having spent the past 18 years as Leno’s co-producer, Berg’s experiences on and off the stage have provided plenty of fodder for this hilarious insider’s read.  Signing/Discussion begins at 7 p.m.  Admission is free.


Catch a preview of SSMF 2014 street festers Nightmare and the Cat when they take the stage this Wednesday, July 23 at The Roxy Theatre.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10-$12 GA.


PICK OF THE WEEK: Early metal revelers Wolfmother bring their throwback sound to House of Blues Sunset this Thursday, July 24.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $22 GA.

Also this Thursday “The Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla” – WWE star Chris Jericho brings his real life metal band Fozzy to the legendary Whisky A Go-Go for a record release show.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.

And don’t forget… each and every Thursday from 5:30-9:30 p.m. summertime is in full swing at The Sunset Strip Market (8755 Sunset Blvd).  Enjoy a festive gathering of rotating food trucks, pours from craft beer and wine vendors, cocktails, offerings from locally based artisans, live music, games and of course fresh produce.  Admission is free.


Return to House of Blues this Friday, July 25 for another hard-hitting, horns up night with metal with Soulfly.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.


Super Size Saturday: This July, 26 enjoy a full days worth of summertime-tastic events happening up and down The Strip…

Skybar at Mondrian presents their first annual Tequila Fest, featuring over 60 brands of tequila, tacos and live DJs.  The fiesta starts at noon.  Tasting packages range from $40-$60.  Room & ticket packages are available using the code: TEQUILAFEST.

House of Blues Sunset presents Neil Diamond tributarians Super Diamond.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.

Whisky A Go-Go presents the 13th annual Crüefest paying tribute to The Strip’s own legendary progeny – Mötley Crüe.  Doors open early at 4 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.


Spend your Sunday, July 27 recuperating poolside at the boutique chic Standard Hollywood.  Enjoy some refreshing summertime cocktails plus the sounds of DJ Lady Monix and DJ Valida.  For table reservations: (323) 822-3157.  The fun starts at 1 p.m.  Admission for this 21+ event is free.



— Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza