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  • Official Guide to West Hollywood

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    Our calendar of events is the authority on events in and around West Hollywood. Find info on Los Angeles region events, things to do, festivals, shows, and nightlife in our helpful guide.

    West Hollywood has always had a reputation for living it up. With infamous live music venues, swanky lounges and pulsing dance clubs to choose from, it’s no surprise that West Hollywood’s population nearly doubles on the weekend. But it’s not just weekends that are hot in WeHo; any night of the week you’ll find vibrant crowds and streets alive with fun-seekers.

    Planning a vacation to West Hollywood? It’s the perfect jumping-off point to LA’s most famous venues. In our calendar, you’ll notice events in West Hollywood and the greater Los Angeles region — just a hop, skip and a jump away.

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      Tuesday, July 15, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014

      Once, the Tony Award-Winning Musical, at the Pantages Theatre

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      Venue: Pantages Theatre

      Once, an intimate, minimalist musical based on the feature film of the same name, follows two unnamed protagonists—an Irish folk singer and a Czech immigrant—as they bond over music and fall in love. The indie-folk music and lyrics, written by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová of the Swell Season, are charming and catchy, and the musical’s [...]

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      Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:00 pm to Saturday, August 23, 2014 11:00 pm

      Slaine at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Boston rapper Slaine was locally known as an up and coming MC, but he didn’t attain national fame until he was cast in Ben Affleck’s Gone Baby Gone, which also featured several of his tracks. He later collaborated with Affleck in The Town, which also featured him as both an actor and rapper. Slaine works closely with a number [...]

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    • Barney's Beanery
      Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:00 am to Wednesday, July 02, 2014 2:00 am

      Barney’s Beanery Happy Hours

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      Venue: Barney's Beanery
      Sunday through Friday

      Happy Hours: Monday-Friday 4-7p.m. Late Night Sunday-Thursday 10p.m.-2am. Monday-Thursday, 10a.m.-noon. Have a drink at one of Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison’s favorite watering holes, Barney’s Beanery. Shoot some pool and enjoy the restaurant’s strong drinks and long list of draft bears after munching on some cheap eats. Specials include: $3 beer, $4 well drinks and ½ [...]

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      Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 pm to Monday, July 28, 2014 1:00 am

      Show Up Go Up at the Comedy Store

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week until January 1, 2015

      The Comedy Store’s weekly Sunday open mic Show Up Go Up offers aspiring and professional comedians the opportunity to polish their acts in front of one of the best comedy audiences in the world. Hosted by writer and comic Erik Marino, this open mic extravaganza gives audiences the chance to see previously unperformed bits from [...]

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    • Taste on Melrose
      Monday, July 28, 2014 3:00 pm

      Taste Happy Hours

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      Venue: Taste
      3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

      Happy Hours:  Tuesday – Friday, 3-6 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 4-6 p.m. Enjoy a $6 cocktail and white truffle oil & mushroom mac & cheese at Taste during happy hour. The almost-daily menu features discounted $6 drinks and food, including well drinks, classic martinis, speciality cocktails, beer and house wines. Food options include pear & [...]

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    • The Hudson
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      The Hudson Happy Hours

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      Venue: The Hudson
      Every day until January 1, 2015

      Happy Hours: Daily 4-7 p.m. Late night Sunday and Monday 10p.m.-2a.m. Sip on a cocktail, feast on short rib tacos and enjoy the hip atmosphere at neighborhood hotspot, The Hudson, during its happy hour. Specials include: $3 Budweiser’s, $4 Stella Artois and Hoegaarden drafts, $4 select wines, and $7 Happy Hour food menu.

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    • Saint Felix
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      Saint Felix Happy Hours

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      Venue: Saint Felix
      Every Day

      Happy Hours: Daily, 4 – 8 p.m. Saint Felix’s happy hour was recently named one of “LA’s Best Damn Happy Hours” by Thrillist, and with good reason. The sophisticated bar has a menu-wide happy hour that includes 50% off all cocktails, beer and wine and $5 food.  

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    • Fiesta Cantina
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      Fiesta Cantina Happy Hours

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      Venue: Fiesta Cantina
      Every Day

      Happy Hour: Daily, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Want to have a guaranteed good time? Fiesta Cantina during happy hour is the place to be. Come for two-for-one drinks and a lively crowd.  

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    • The Abbey
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      The Abbey Happy Hours

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      Venue: The Abbey
      Monday through Friday

      Happy Hours: Monday – Friday, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Named “The Best Gay Bar in the World” by Logo/MTV Networks, The Abbey’s after-work happy hours make this popular hotspot even better. Happy hour features $5 food options (including chicken pesto flatbread), and $5 house wines, house champagnes, mimosas, well drinks and beer. Click here for [...]

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    • State Social House
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      State Social House Happy Hours

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      Venue: State Social House
      Every day until January 1, 2015

      Happy Hours: Daily, 4p.m. – 7p.m. Enjoy half off beer and liquor (excluding premium drinks) and discounts on selected food, including $6 meatball sliders and $3 garlic fries. More Information

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    • GYM Sports Bar
      Monday, July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

      GYM Sports Bar Happy Hours

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      Venue: GYM Sports Bar
      Monday through Friday

      Happy Hours: Monday – Friday, 4 – 9 p.m. What’s better than your favorite sports, cheap drinks and sporty men? Not much. Come to the GYM Sports Bar every weekday from 4 to 9 p.m. for 2-for-1 drinks and the best games on TV. More Information

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    • BOA Steakhouse
      Monday, July 28, 2014 5:00 pm

      BOA Steakhouse Happy Hours

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      Venue: BOA Steakhouse
      Monday through Friday

      Happy Hours: Monday-Friday 5-7p.m. Enjoy one of the best steaks in America and a speciality cocktail (like a Nectarine Sangria) at the comfy and contemporary BOA Steakhouse during its Happy Hour. Specials include: half-price beer, wine and cocktails (in the bar and lounge only).

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      Monday, July 28, 2014 5:00 pm

      Happy Hour at the Riot House Bar

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      Venue: Andaz West Hollywood
      Every Day

      All summer, the Riot House Bar at Andaz West Hollywood features #happyhour every day of the week from 5-7 pm.

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    • Comme Ca
      Monday, July 28, 2014 5:00 pm

      Comme Ca Happy Hours

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      Venue: Comme Ca
      Every Day

      Happy Hours: Daily, 5-7p.m. Have a romantic glass of wine and a scrumptious meal at mod French restaurant, Comme Ca, during its happy hour. Specials include: $6 cocktails, $5-$8 wines and $4-$7 beers. Click here for the Happy Hour menu.

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    • Eleven Nightclub
      Monday, July 28, 2014 5:00 pm

      Eleven Nightclub Happy Hours

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      Venue: Eleven Nightclub
      Monday through Friday

      Happy Hours: Monday – Friday, 5 – 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. Every weeknight is a party at Eleven Nightclub & Bar with 2-for-1 happy hours, gorgeous bartenders and a wild crowd.

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      Monday, July 28, 2014 7:00 pm

      The Comedy Store Potluck

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week until June 1, 2015

      Potluck is a venerable Comedy Store institution. Every Sunday and Monday, 40 people sign up for a shot at the open mic. 15 are selected for Monday night, and they get their chance to try out their stand-up acts on a live audience in one of the most famous comedy venues in the world: The [...]

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      Monday, July 28, 2014 8:00 pm

      Live Music Mondays at Pearl’s

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      Venue: Pearl's Liquor Bar
      Every week until December 29, 2014

      Come in to Pearl’s Liquor Bar every Monday night at 8 p.m. to see a new artist perform every week. More Information

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      Monday, July 28, 2014 8:00 pm

      Little Dove, Will and the Won’ts and The Echo and the Sound at the Viper Room

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      Venue: Viper Room

      Little Dove continue their stay at the Viper Room, playing their signature blend of blues-rock and hardcore-influenced guitar and drums. Joining them are Will and the Won’ts, who also draw upon classic American genres for inspiration. While Little Dove follow the blues, Will and the Won’ts explore the history of American folk music, cherry-picking the [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:00 pm

      Grilled Cheese Night at Taste on Melrose

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      Venue: Taste
      Every Tuesday night

      Who doesn’t love grilled cheese? Taste on Melrose loves grilled cheese so much that they decided to make a weekly event out of it. Every Tuesday night, come in to Taste to experience their newest grilled cheese concoctions. From the standard sandwich to interesting add-ins like apples or short ribs, this is no ordinary grilled [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:00 pm

      Taco Tuesday at Tortilla Republic

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      Venue: Tortilla Republic
      Every Tuesday night

      Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday at Tortilla Republic WeHo on North Robertson Boulevard. Come in for delicious and unique tacos, at an incredible price. The chicken tinga tacos with cotija cheese, cilantro crema and roasted corn salsa are a huge hit. Vegetarians will love the sweet potato hibiscus tacos, served with cojita cheese, hibiscus vinaigrette, [...]

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    • Pearl's Liquor Bar Dollar Oysters
      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:00 pm

      $1 Oyster Night at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      Venue: Pearl's Liquor Bar
      Every Tuesday night

      Come to Pearl’s Liquor Bar every Tuesday for Oysters and Champagne Tuesdays. You’ll receive $1 half shell oysters, oyster shooters specials and champagne specials all night. Other special menu items include The Double Aphrodisiac (grilled oyster, parsley, garlic, balsamic, unagi), Oyster Rockefeller (peppered bacon and Pernod), the Oyster Aguachile (spicy jalapeno and citrus marinade) and [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:30 pm

      The Whisky A Go Go Presents: Society 1

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Lineup: Society 1 Media Solution This event is all ages. FREE ADMISSION for 21+ More Information

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:00 pm

      Chris Weitz Discusses His Novel “The Young World” with Margaret Stohl at Book Soup

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      Venue: Book Soup

      Chris Weitz’ new young adult novel The Young World follows an unlikely gang of bright-eyed, teenage misfits through the post-apocalyptic ruins of New York, where a plague has killed all adults. Weitz, the director of The Twilight Saga: New Moon, hopes to recapture some of the broad teenage appeal of the film series. He’ll be discussing his [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:00 pm

      Fuel at the Whisky a Go-Go

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Fuel’s blend of alternative rock and metal earned them popularity and airplay in the 90s and early aughts. Now reformed and touring in support of their new album Puppet Strings, the band is ready to present its redefined sound to the world. More Information

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:30 pm

      8 Kalakas with Amenaza and The River Rats at the House of Blues

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      Mexican ska-core band 8 Kalakas plays frantic, hardcore punk music influenced by third-wave ska-punk and instrumental metal. Their profanity-laced Spanish lyrics take aim at everything from the police to tamales. They’ll be joined by Amezana and The River Rats. This event is 18+. Learn more about this show at the House of Blues‘ website.

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Presents: Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel and The LA Phil

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl

      Artists: Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Rubén Blades Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads an evening in celebration of Latin jazz star and Panamanian icon Ruben Blades at The Hollywood Bowl. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change. More Information 

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:00 pm

      Charming Liars at the Roxy Theatre

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      Venue: The Roxy Theatre

      Pop-punk revivalists the Charming Liars are part of a wave of modern rock bands intent on bringing rock, in any of its forms, back into music’s front lines. With major-key, three-chord rock structure and slightly nasal emo delivery, they’re bound to appeal to those who dream of decades past. Find tickets and information at theroxy.com. [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:30 pm

      Sam Tripoli Presents: The Rock ‘n’ Pole World Championships

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      Venue: Viper Room

      Beauty, talent, and spectacle collide in this tag-team karaoke and pole dancing competition hosted by comedian Sam Tripoli. Each team, consisting of one singer and one exotic dancer, must compete for the almost $1,000 in cash and prizes. The Rock ‘n’ Pole World Championships will also feature special appearances by Clownvis (a clown-Elvis impersonator), adult [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 pm

      The Hold Steady with Cheap Girls at the El Rey Theatre

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      The Hold Steady Critically beloved indie-rockers cum classic-rock-revanchists The Hold Steady return to Los Angeles in support of their new album, Teeth Dreams. Their new songs don’t stray far from the Springsteenish sound that has defined their musical career, but their fans won’t find much to complain about. Cheap Girls Cheap Girls were formed with the [...]

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      Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:30 pm to Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:00 am

      Late Night Open Mic at the Comedy Store

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week until January 1, 2015

      This new Comedy Store feature begins with open mic sets from friends of the Comedy Store before introducing a few special guests. Show up for the show at 10:30 for a night of the unexpected. This event is 21+ and free with no drink minimum. Learn about the week’s special guests at the Comedy Store.

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:45 am

      Hollowbody LA Presents: Rad!, Ashes of Luna, New Anthem Noise and Grit at the Viper Room

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      Screaming metalheads Rad! aren’t afraid of exclamation points, and it shows through in their music, which attempts to be as loud and fast as possible. Co-headliners Ashes of Luna take a more orchestral, poppy approach to their music, producing more emotional pop-goth anthems. Also playing are New Anthem Noise, a pop-punk / screamo band composed of scene [...]

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:00 pm

      Lobster Night at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      Every week until January 7, 2015

      Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., Pearl’s Liquor Bar celebrates everybody’s favorite crustacean with a $25 lobster plate special. In addition to a hefty, two-pound lobster with drawn butter, the meal includes seasoned corn and Kennebec fries. Lobster Night lasts until the kitchen closes at 11:00, but because Pearl’s orders their lobster fresh for this special, [...]

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:00 pm

      Benoit Denizet-Lewis Presents and Signs “Travels With Casey” at Book Soup

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      Benoit Denizet-Lewis, a New York Times Magazine writer and offbeat, in-depth reporter, traveled the United States in a motor home with his dog Casey, seeking out the strange truth about Americans’ relationships with their dogs. His newest book, Travels With Casey, documents this adventure and sheds a little light on man’s best friendship. Denizet-Lewis will visit [...]

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:00 pm

      The Whisky A Go Go Presents: Heretic

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Lineup: Heretic – Hard rock/metal Lyken21 Facial Extraction Cranial Engorgement This event is all ages. More Information Purchase Tickets

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    • Desert Nights!
      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:30 pm

      Desert Nights at The Standard

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      Venue: The Standard Hollywood
      Every Wednesday

      Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., music lovers gather to listen to three musical acts perform a special and intimate acoustic set in The Standard, Hollywood’s Cactus Lounge. The event is always free. To see the featured performers for each upcoming Wednesday, click here.

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:30 pm

      Aerosmith with Slash at the Forum

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      Venue: The Forum

      Aerosmith’s “Let Rock Rule” tour visits the Forum this July with special guest Slash of legendary L.A. band Guns ‘n’ Roses. Aerosmith’s arena rock paved the way for hundreds of later rock bands, and their music received critical and commercial acclaim. Aerosmith is now the best-selling American rock band of all time. Slash, famously of [...]

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:00 pm

      Troubadour Presents: Andrew Jackson Jihad

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      Lineup: Andrew Jackson Jihad (10:25) - A little bit serious, a little bit silly is the best way to describe Christmas Island, Andrew Jackson Jihad’s fifth album. The record is full of humor and pathos to cut right to the bone of the human condition. Hard Girls (9:15) - Hard times call for Hard Girls. [...]

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:00 pm

      Shabazz Palaces at the Roxy Theatre

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      Experimental hip hop collective Shabazz Palaces produces some of the most interesting music in modern hip hop, melding sparse, electronic beats with slow, often mesmerizing rapping. Shabazz Palaces induces a trancelike state–like hypnotists, they render their listeners suggestible in order to reveal internal truths. More Information

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      Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:00 pm to Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:30 am

      Karaoke Night at Fiesta Cantina

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      Every Wednesday

      Every Wednesday night, exercise your vocal chords at Fiesta Cantina’s Karaoke Night. DJ Shed leads the festivities, and 2-for-1 drinks will get you ready to sing. Sign-ups begin at 10 p.m. Show at 10:30 p.m. 2-for-1 drinks available from 10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.! More Information

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:30 pm

      Sunset Strip Market

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      Every Thursday until September 25

      Every Thursday night from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.,The Sunset Strip Market brings you live music, fresh local produce, art installations, games, outdoor dining and a craft beer and wine garden. Each week, the Market features five different food trucks serving some of the best cuisine in Los Angeles. While you eat and explore, your dog [...]

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:00 pm

      The Whisky A Go Go Presents: Stryper

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      Lineup: Stryper - Hard rock’s best-kept secret is Stryper. The Christian metal band has sold over 10 million albums worldwide, been nominated for GRAMMY awards and sold out arenas everywhere. Lyken21 Gabbie Rae Lyonhart More Information Purchase Tickets   

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 pm

      Americas & Americans Festival Featuring Noche de Cine

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl

      Artists: Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Gustavo Santaolalla, special guest Join The Hollywood Bowl for an evening celebrating young film composers from North and South America. Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in peforming music from a range of composers including Gustavo Santaolalla and Dudamel himself. Film clips will also be shown. Programs, artists, [...]

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 pm

      Troubadour Presents: White Arrows

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      Lineup: White Arrows - Classic, nostalgic, visionary, synth, garage-y, airy, psychotropical pop band White Arrows was began by a blind boy, singer Mickey Church. His sight returned, but 11 years without vision allowed him to grow up with imagination, smells, sounds and fuzzy color, which all contribute to White Arrows’ sound. Wardell - Brother and [...]

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Viper Room Presents: The Chelsea Smiles, Casper & the Bad Spirits, The Black Marquee, The Burning Ritual

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      The Chelsea Smiles Sleaze-rockers the Chelsea Smiles, featuring former members of Danzig, return hard rock to its grimy roots, screaming, sneering, and power-chording their way through a loud repertoire of guitar driven songs. Casper & the Bad Spirits If a mere sentence could sum up the essence of Casper & the Bad Spirits, it would [...]

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      Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:00 pm

      Crack’Em Up Thursdays at the Comedy Store

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      Every week until January 1, 2015

      Every Thursday at 10:00 pm, Comedy Store hosts Tony Baker and DC Ervin present both rising stars and established stand-ups for a full night of comedy in the Comedy Store’s Belly Room. Inclusion on the guest list costs $5, with a two-drink minimum. This event is 21+ More Information

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 2:00 pm

      Ralph Nader Discusses and Signs “Unstoppable” at Book Soup

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      Tireless liberal crusader and erstwhile Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader visits Book Soup for a discussion of his newest book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. Large corporations (a target of Nader’s investigations since he published his first book, Unsafe at Any Speed) have hijacked the American political process, Nader argues, but members [...]

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    • Friday, August 01, 2014 7:00 pm

      Voyager at the Whisky A Go Go

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      Prog-metal shredders Voyager combine melodic, Depeche Mode-esque vocals with jagged guitar riffs, employing rhythmically difficult instrumentals to contrast with lead singer Daniel Estrin’s rich baritone. The members of Urban Development may be young, but they have old souls, playing a slow-burning variety of blues rock more B.B. King than Black Keys. Lead Singer Christian Renard still has [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 7:30 pm

      The Comedy Store Presents: Ian Salmon’s Comedy Playlist

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      On August 1st, the Comedy Store presents comedian and storyteller Ian Salmon, whose elaborate tales often run the gamut of human emotion before arriving at the punchline. Salmon has curated a night of comedy featuring some of his favorite performers, offering intelligent, perceptive comedy from a variety of perspectives. Tickets, which are $10, include entry [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 7:30 pm

      Appetite 4 Destruction at the House of Blues

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      Join the House of Blues for a night of heavy metal tribute bands, featuring Appetite 4 Destruction, Motorbreath, Ozzmania, American Zombie and Diamonds & Rust. Find out more at the House of Blues website.

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 8:00 pm to Sunday, August 03, 2014 11:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Presents: Hair

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      Hair has defined the “rock” musical since its Broadway debut in 1968. Hair celebrates the hippie counterculture, anti-war movement and sexual revolution of the 1960s. Note: Includes simulated drug use, brief nudity and profanity Shows: Friday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. Book and [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 8:00 pm

      Ceremony with Nothing, Dangers and Upset at the Roxy Theatre

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      Ceremony Ceremony’s menacing punk sounds don’t just rehash the achievements of bands from punk’s golden age, they introduce new, sonically challenging elements to punk’s vocabulary. Their music jumps erratically from eerie instrumentation to metalcore screams, keeping listeners on the edge of their seats. Nothing Shoegaze band Nothing create dreamy sounds with an undercurrent of horror. [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 8:00 pm

      Jay Brannan with Terra Naomi and Lily Kershaw at the Troubadour

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      Jay Brannan‘s witty, wistful guitar folk is intelligent enough to avoid simple pathos, each song a melancholy look into ordinary life. His high, slightly tremulous voice is the perfect instrument to convey his hesitating observations. Brannan’s friend and frequent touring partner Terra Naomi performs a similar style of indie folk, her simple guitar arrangements accompanying her stunning, [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 9:00 pm

      sElf with Hellogoodbye and Magnolia Memoir at the El Rey Theatre

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      Venue: El Rey Theatre

      Alternative pop-rock band sElf is the creative vision of Matt Mahaffey, but it’s not a solo project—his band is a crucial part of his sound. Drawing from influences as disparate as the Electric Light Orchestra, Röyksopp, and Prince, sElf makes poppy music for the masses. Huntington Beach indie pop band Hellogoodbye write precious synthpop with [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 9:00 pm

      The Comedy Store Presents: 14 National Headliners

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week on Friday and Saturday until June 13, 2015

      The Comedy Store’s National Headliners show is its flagship performance, present 14 of the world’s best comedians at the prime of their careers. 14 comediens descend upon the Main Room for the show that made the Comedy Store famous as a showcase for unparalleled talent. Check the Comedy Store calendar for this week’s lineup. This [...]

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      Friday, August 01, 2014 10:30 pm to Saturday, August 02, 2014 2:00 am

      The Comedy Store Presents: 14 Headlining Comics

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week on Friday and Saturday until June 13, 2015

      Late nights on Fridays and Saturdays in the Comedy Store’s Original Room, 14 headlining stand-up comics from around the world get real for a night of unbridled comedy. Both the famous and the up-and-coming let loose with their most ambitious comedy routines. Check the Comedy Store calendar for this week’s lineup. This event is 21+ [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:00 am

      Eyes Set to Kill with Evolove, Speaking the King’s and Find the Lotus at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Post-hardcore band Eyes Set to Kill, led by sisters Alexia and Anissa Rodriguez, play agressive, operatic hard rock with a screaming sensibility. Lead singer Alexia belts out her lyrics with a substantial range, her clear, strong voice tempered by a growling undercurrent. Alt-rockers Evolove recall female-fronted pop bands like Stars and Metric, but their music is much [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 9:00 am

      RESET Breath Relaxation at the Standard, Hollywood

      Venue: The Standard Hollywood
      Every week until September 6, 2014

      RESET, a guided breath relaxation class developed by Michal Gregus, is designed to help students relax their minds and become aware of their bodies. The free class takes place at 9 am every Saturday on the pooldeck and is perfect for preparing for a stressful day or beginning a whole day of relaxation Read this [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 2:00 pm

      Summer DJ Series at the Andaz Rooftop Pool

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      Every Saturday

      Every Saturday at the Andaz West Hollywood’s rooftop pool, DJ J. Roberts spins an eclectic variety of soul, funk, and R&B to provide a soundtrack for your day in the sun. The Andaz rooftop pool, the highest in Los Angeles, offers stunning views of the city in every direction, and its bar is fully stocked [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 4:00 pm

      Josey Baker Signs “Josey Baker Bread” at Book Soup

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      Venue: Book Soup

      Former San Francisco science teacher and celebrity baker Josey Baker, whose life changed when he started baking bread, shares all the information aspiring breadmakers need to start baking in his new cookbook Josey Baker Bread: Get Baking. Now the head baker at The Mill, an organic bakery in San Francisco, Baker offers a helpful guide into [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:00 pm

      Mike Stud with Futuristic, iamG and Bryce Vine at the Roxy Theatre

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      Venue: The Roxy Theatre

      Mike Stud Earnest, handsome frat-rapper Mike Stud became a YouTube sensation after recording a few tracks to pass the time as he recovered from elbow surgery. Though his lyrics typically remain in safe college subjects, covering the experience of exuberant youth, he occasionally seeks deeper territory. Futuristic Futuristic’s fast flow, irrepressible humor, and characteristic high-pitched [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:00 pm

      Saint Motel with Y Luv and Iron Tom at the Troubadour

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      Venue: Troubadour

      Saint Motel has been unfairly pigeonholed as an “indie pop” band based on their early material, but the band’s members have always been musical experimenters, and their constantly changing sound has progressed considerably since their first LP was released in 2012. Saint Motel’s new material integrates big band, funk, and Latin influences into pop song [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:00 pm

      Elefante with 5senti2 at the House of Blues

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      Venue: House of Blues

      Mexican pop-rock superstars Elefante visit the House of Blues for a night of rock en español. Most famous for their single “El Abandonao,” Elefante’s romantic, western-tinged rock ‘n’ roll features searing guitar solos and a powerful sense of dramatic tension. Angeleno Spanish-language pop group 5senti2 perform a jaunty mix of hip hop and synth-heavy electronica, wrapped [...]

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:00 pm

      Weekend Brunch at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      Venue: Pearl's Liquor Bar
      Every week until December 27, 2014

      Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. come to Pearl’s Liquor Bar for brunch. Pearl’s mimosa kits come with an assortment of juices and fruits. More Information    

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      Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:55 pm to Sunday, August 03, 2014 2:00 am

      HEAVY Midnites at Cinefamily

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      Venue: Cinefamily
      Every week until January 1, 2015

      Every Saturday night (technically, Sunday morning), Cinefamily airs a cult classic film guaranteed to be extremely rad. Hosted by a special guest, these HEAVY MIDNITES showcase the greatest achievements in pulp cinema. Find more information, listings, and tickets at Cinefamily.org

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 7:45 am

      Bobaflex with The Songery and CRVSH at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Venue: Whisky a Go Go

      Heavy-metal rockers Bobaflex play a classic form of metal, with chunky, solid chords, powerful drums, and chorus-forward shout-alongs. These metal revivalists are touring veterans, having played with bands from Nickelback to Disturbed. The Songery (a.k.a Aly McMahon) plays silly, chirpy piano rock, accompanied with quirky vocals reminiscent of Regina Spektor. CRVSH merges a rock band lineup with dubstep and drum-and-bass, [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 11:00 am

      Sunday Brunch at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      Venue: Pearl's Liquor Bar
      Every week until December 28, 2014

      Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. come to Pearl’s Liquor Bar for brunch. Pearl’s mimosa kits come with an assortment of juices and fruits. More Information

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 12:00 pm

      Kirk Franklin Presents Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues

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      Venue: House of Blues
      Every 2 weeks on Sunday until January 1, 2015

      Every other Sunday at the House of Blues, Kirk Franklin presents Gospel Brunch, a full brunch buffet featuring a one-hour gospel show. Franklin, a legendary gospel producer, hand-picks local and touring acts for the performances, which feature some of the best gospel performers in the business. Seating is family style, but seats are assigned, so [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 4:00 pm

      West Hollywood Summer Sounds: Jet Set Quintet

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      Venue: Plummer Park

      With Mambos, Cha-Chas and plenty organ-drenched swing classics, the cocktail-centric anthems of the Jet Set Quintet recall the fads, fashion and optimism of Mid-Century America. Performing inspired original works, as well as original arrangements of timeless jazz classics, the Jet Set Quintet mixes a sonic cocktail that is equal parts musical virtuosity and pure entertainment. All concerts [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 pm

      Camille Solari & Adam Barnhardt’s Whores On Sunday

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      Venue: The Comedy Store
      Every week until December 28, 2014

      Adam Barnhardt (Poly Shore is Dead) and Camile Solari (Comedy Central, Oxygen Networks) team up every Sunday at 8 p.m. until December 28, 2014 or further notice. Whores on Sunday is a special event in the Belly Room, sponsored by Hustler Hollywood. With stand up comedy, celebrity comedians and burlesque appearances, you never know what you’re [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Paisley Summer Tour at the Troubadour with Vince Staples, Audio Push and Skeme

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      Long Beach emcee Vince Staples delivers his lines like his conscious-style predecessors, and his concerns are similar—representing poverty and social problems through his music. Staples’ approach can be a bit naive , but like his heroes, he prefers straightforwardness to subtlety. Audio Push emcees Oktane and Price Tag are best known for their hip hop single [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 pm

      Sway Parade PresentsSamy.Language, Vegaz Taylor, Day’nah and Charles X at the Viper Room

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      Venue: Viper Room

      Apocalyptic rapper Samy.Language delivers his paranoid flow over gauzy, ominous backing tracks, exploring his Egyptian-Irish background and the modern American cultural struggle. During his live shows, Samy alternates between a high falsetto and a conversational flow, backed by a DJ, a horn section and live drums. Vegaz Taylor, a Los Vegas native, has a deep, [...]

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      Sunday, August 03, 2014 9:00 pm

      Movie Night at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      Venue: Pearl's Liquor Bar
      Every week until December 28, 2014

      What better way to end a weekend of fun than with a relaxing movie in an elegant 1920s speakeasy? Every Sunday at 9 p.m. come to Pearl’s Liquor Bar in West Hollywood for a new movie. Reservations are recommended in advance. More Information

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      Monday, August 04, 2014 7:00 pm

      The Interrupters with Left Alone, Oceanside Sound System and HB Surround Sound at the Roxy Theatre

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      The Interrupters The Interrupters, a new punk band formed by singer Aimee Allen, plays libertarian rock and roll with its political leanings front and center. Allen’s frenetic delivery is a perfect match for her fast-strumming band. Left Alone Left Alone’s pop-punk sound owes a debt to labelmates Rancid as well as two-tone ska and 90s [...]

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      Monday, August 04, 2014 8:00 pm

      Snarky Puppy at the Troubadour

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      Every day until August 5, 2014

      New York-based, Texas-bred collective Snarky Puppy defies genre and expectations with every track. Combining jazz, funk, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll, and any other genre they can possibly bend, the band creates mesmerizing musical arrangements that have earned them a Grammy for Best R&B Performance, as well as famous fans from Pat Methany to Prince. This [...]

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      Monday, August 04, 2014 9:00 pm

      The Festival of the Lion featuring The Orphics at the Whisky a Go Go

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      The Orphics present the seventh annual Festival of the Lion, during which they’ll play their album Purity in its entirety. The band combines metal and prog rock with Eastern and classical influences, topped off with a stage show inspired by syncretic mysticism. It’s bound to be an interesting night. Find more information about this show at the Whisky [...]

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