Tonight, enjoy some great tunes and scenic Sunset Strip views at Pearl’s new weekly rooftop residency better known as Music Mondays.  This time around, don’t miss a live performance by Anjelia Pelay.  Sounds start at 8 p.m.  Admission is free.


Sayulita at Skybar is your summertime destination for “Tunesday” – a new weekly acoustic showcase series bringing you the best up-and-coming bands in an intimate setting.  This week’s party will feature a performance by Until The Ribbon Breaks.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  RSVP for admission.


Wednesday, July 9 take full advantage of the balmy summer weather and spend the evening enjoying the chill sounds of Desert Nights at The Standard Hollywood.  Brought to you weekly by host and curator DJ Valida (KCRW), this week’s lineup includes performances by Michael-Ann and The Missouri Rebels, Michael Lemmo and NEL.  Music starts at 7:30 p.m.


Pick of the Week: Kicking off this Thursday, July 10 essential “Los Angeles” punk rock pioneers and SSMF 2012 alumns, X return to The Roxy Theatre for a four night stint on The Sunset Strip.  Doors for all shows open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 GA with four night ticket packages available for purchase.


Friday, July 11 alt-metal pioneers Helmet return to The Viper Room to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their 1994 landmark album Betty (playing the album from start to finish).  Doors open at 8 p.m.  This show is sold out!


Spend your Saturday, July 12 at the House of Blues Sunset rockin’ out to “Stairway” and other classic Zeppelin hits performed by world renowned tribute band Led Zepagain.  Endorsed by Jimmy Page himself, the band has every detail of a Led Zep show down cold.  It’s the closest you’ll get to reliving your parent’s “Dancing Days.”  Doors open at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets range from $17.50-$27.00.


Spend your Sunday funday recovering from your weekend bender with a little “hair of the dog” at State Social House – serving up hearty brunch eats every weekend till 3 p.m. and bottomless bloody marys and mimosas till 6 p.m. (for all you late risers).



— Handpicked by: Brent X Mendoza