“Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burndown your house, you can never tell.” – Joan Crawford Valentine’s Day. But make it legendary. Welcome to the Sunset Strip as we take a little stroll through sex, love, and rock and roll to find your ideal vibe. Rock & …
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Your definitive guide to all the hunger-inducing holiday happenings this Thanksgiving on The Strip. Plus a few of our favorite Sunset Strip regulars share with us what they are most thankful for this year…
“I am most thankful for my family – my wife and amazing new son Ace. Also always thankful for our friends and the times we’ve had, and will have on The Sunset Strip and beyond!” – Cisco Adler
Andaz West Hollywood
Your definitive guide to all the spooktacular Halloween happenings this Friday on The Sunset Strip…
Andaz West Hollywood
From 5-7 p.m. enjoy complimentary tarot card readings in the hotel lounge from Sterling Mire (named one of L.A.’s top 10 psychics). Prior to your reading, mingle in the notorious Riot House Bar for happy hour as you summon your own spirits and mentally prepare to come to terms with your soon to be revealed destiny. www.westhollywood.andaz.com
Founder of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets, David J. Haskins presents his new tell-all memoir Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick and Benediction. Signing/Discussion begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free (first-come, first-served). www.booksoup.com
Tonight the queen of The Sunset Strip, Dayle Gloria, kicks off SSMF Week with a superstar sampling of local fare at The Viper Room. Headlined by the Alt brothers of Street Drum Corps (playing the street fest this Saturday, Aug. 3), this swingin’ lineup includes performances by Bobby Alt & Back to Earth, The Moonbeams (featuring Adam Alt), The After Hours and Elle Rae. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are a low, low $10. www.viperroom.com
The wait is finally over! SSMF week is here! So call in sick, clear your schedule, and get ready to party because we have a whole week’s worth of officially sanctioned SSMF festivities planned just for you. Here’s the breakdown…
Monday, August 15, Dayle Gloria’s Club With No Name presents: 8 MM, Butcher Babies, Automatique, Me Vs Myself and Pilot Touhill at the Viper Room. Plus DJ Elvis of Warner Drive. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $5. Ages 21 and older. www.viperroom.com Also tonight, The Roxy kicks off SSMF Week with Little Dragon. Doors open at 8 p.m. www.theroxyonsunset.com
Anyone looking to entertain holiday house guests should search no further than the Key Club for their monday night staple: Steel Panther. It is thee must see show for locals and visitors alike. Tonight, Monday, Dec. 20, the naughty boys of The Sunset Strip return with special guests The Disowned. You know the show. You know the songs. You know the drill. Doors open 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $18 – $20. www.keyclub.com
Besides the big name headliners like The Smashing Pumpkins and Slash, there are more than 50 other bands scheduled to appear at this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival. With enough music to make your eardrums swell, trying to decide which bands to catch can be a daunting task. To help quell your festival fears, here is a list of 10 finer print bands worth checking out.
BILLY BOY ON POISON – Signed to Kiefer Sutherland’s label Ironworks Music, these four young lads are taking the music world by storm with soulful rock n’ roll jams that sound like the back catalogue of seasoned vets twice their age. Having already opened for the likes of Jet, Stone Temple Pilots, and Weezer, better catch this band while they’re still willing to step foot on a club stage. Whisky A Go-Go, Saturday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.