Celebrate July 4th All Weekend!

The Beastie Boys said it best: “You gotta fight for your right to party!” Exercise your rights — and take advantage of your four day weekend — as we celebrate the July 4th holiday all weekend long with pool parties, barbecues and good ol’ American rock and roll. 
Jim Morrison Celebration Featuring Wild Child at Whisky
You don’t have to work tomorrow! Get out and celebrate one of America’s greatest bands (and one of The Sunset Strip’s most iconic artists) when the Whisky hosts a night honoring Jim Morrison. The Doors tribute band Wild Child will perform two sets, with doors opening at 8:00 p.m. The show is all ages. Tickets are $25. www.whiskyagogo.com
Twilight Swim at Skybar
Maybe your tan isn’t quite ready for daytime consumption. Or maybe you want to practice a few laps before your all-day pool partying on Thursday. Either way, stop by the Skybar for the Wednesday night Twilight Swim and enjoy special guest DJs and moonlit dips. Party starts at 8 p.m. To RSVP, call 323-848-6025. www.facebook.com/mondrian
Go-Go Dancers, DJs, BBQ at House of Blues Sunset Strip
It's House of Blues’ infamous 4th of July party featuring go-go dancers, a live DJ, drink specials and BBQ on The Sunset Strip deck. It’s the best place for amazing views of the fireworks all over L.A. Party starts at 4 p.m. No cover.
Poolside Party at Skybar
Spend your July 4th poolside at the Skybar. Special guest DJ, 12-6 p.m. To RSVP or for table reservations, call 323-848-6025 or email skybarLA@mhgc.com.  www.facebook.com/mondrian
Three-Day Pool Party at The Standard
The Standard is celebrating independence with not just one, but three days of pool parties! It kicks off July 4 with “A Club Called Rhonda.” This poolside party features Derek Carter, Perseus, Plastic Plates, Du Tonc, W. Jeremy, Gooddollars and Paradise. Party poolside 1-7 p.m. and keep the party going inside from 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. Free to attend. For more info, visit http://on.fb.me/138MsHn  Still looking for more fun in the sun? Stop by Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 for more pool party and DJ fun. (Ages 21 and older, only.) www.facebook.com/TheStandardHollywood
The Lonely Drunks Club Band Plays KISS at Viper Room
Fewer bands say “lets party” like KISS! Celebrate your love for American rock and roll when the Lonely Drunks Club Band perform a full lineup of KISS’s greatest hits. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12. www.viperroom.com 
Reggae & Ska Night at House of Blues
Get in the summer groove with a night of reggae and ska at House of Blues. Tickets are $15 for this 18 and older show. www.hob.com/losangeles
Full Night of Comedy at The Comedy Store
Celebrate your right to laugh at The Comedy Store with multiple shows on Saturday night. The night kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with “TJD’s Comedy Store LIVE” in the Belly Room. This showcase features The Greg Wilson, Bernadette Pauley, Christian Duguay and Tammy Jo Dearen. Tickets are $10. Then take your pick between 14 headlining comics at 9:00 p.m. or 16 headlining comics at 10:30 p.m., featuring sets by nationally touring comics you’ve probably seen on TV. Tickets are $20 for these shows. Ages 21 and older, only. www.thecomedystore.com 
Red Sun BBQ Garden at Katana
It’s your final bbq of the weekend. Stop by Katana and enjoy summer cocktails, robata style grilling and special menu items while relaxing on Katana’s spacious patio overlooking The Strip. www.innovativedining.com/restaurants/katana
Photo courtesy of The Standard, Hollywood

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