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  • Official Guide to West Hollywood

    Calendar

    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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    • Barney's Beanery
      Friday, August 01, 2014 10:00 am to Saturday, August 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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      Friday, August 29, 2014 10:00 am to Tuesday, September 02, 2014 2:00 am

      Labor Day Weekend at the Abbey

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      Venue: The Abbey

      The Abbey, the most famous gay bar in the world, celebrates Labor Day with a full, four-day weekend of parties hosted by Candis Cayne. All weekend, you can get a beer and a hot dog or a beer and a shot of Avion for $10, as well as premium Grey Goose cocktails. Every day also features [...]

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      Friday, August 29, 2014 8:00 pm to Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Presents: Seth MacFarlane and John Williams

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl

      Lineup: Seth MacFarlane John Williams, Conductor Los Angeles Philharmonic John Williams has redefined the art of film music with his instantly recognizable scores like Jurassic Park and Star Wars. Seth MacFarlane is MC as the Hollywood Bowl plays tribute to John Williams. Shows: Friday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m. [...]

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      Friday, August 29, 2014 10:30 pm to Saturday, August 30, 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 09, 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 30, 2014 10:30 am to Monday, September 01, 2014 3:00 pm

      Labor Day Brunch-athon at Taste on Melrose

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      Venue: Taste

      This Labor Day, celebrate your hard-earned leisure with the most leisurely meal of them all—brunch! From Saturday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, Taste on Melrose’s Brunch-athon will offer great deals on brunch food (and drink). For only $16 dollars, you can order a bottomless mimosa that’s sure to offer your money’s worth. Visit Taste on [...]

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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:00 pm

      Sayulita Labor Day Weekend Pool Party at Mondrian

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      Labor Day Weekend

      Visit Sayulita, the Mexican coastal-themed pop-up bar at Skybar Mondrian, for a weekend of swimming, drinking, and DJ sets. Skybar and Sayulita will be serving drinks and bar bites all weekend long. August 30: High Tides Pool Party featuring Bones, Lonely Boy, Ghosts of Venice and a surprise special guest. August 31: Playa Escondida Pool Party [...]

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      Saturday, August 16, 2014 2:00 pm

      Summer DJ Series at the Andaz Rooftop Pool

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      Venue: Andaz West Hollywood
      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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    • Taste on Melrose
      Monday, August 04, 2014 3:00 pm

      Taste Happy Hours

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      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, August 11, 2014 4:00 pm

      The Hudson Happy Hours

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      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
      Saturday, August 30, 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
      Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:00 pm

      Fiesta Cantina Happy Hours

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      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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    • State Social House
      Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:00 pm

      State Social House Happy Hours

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      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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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 5:00 pm

      Happy Hour at the Riot House Bar

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      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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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 5:00 pm

      Comme Ca Happy Hours

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      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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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:00 pm

      London After Midnight with Lore at the Roxy Theatre

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      London After Midnight, a project of multiinstrumentalist Sean Brennan, is one of the most notable goth revival bands, but Brennan himself eschews the term. Finding genre labels artistically limiting, Brennan creates a fusion of second-wave goth, alternative rock, shoegaze, and industrial. Alternately romantic, cynical, and political, his lyrics are intelligent and incisive. Industrial trip-hop artist [...]

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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:00 pm

      “Wild Child” at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Wild Child‘s Dave Brock is perhaps the world’s foremost Jim Morrison tribute singer. Cast as Jim Morrison by Morrison’s sister Anne in her production The Jim Morrison Rock Opera, Brock continued to impersonate Morrison with his Doors cover band Wild Child, earning a reputation as the most accurate interpreter of Morrison’s work. His reputation grew to [...]

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      Saturday, August 30, 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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      Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:00 pm

      “A Clockwork Orange” at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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      Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ modern classic A Clockwork Orange wasn’t very well received by Burgess, but it’s been widely praised by almost everyone else. The tale follows savage young hooligan Alex and his band of droogs as they commit ultraviolence, drink milk-plus, and even enjoy a bit of the old in-out. This stylish dystopian film [...]

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      Saturday, August 30, 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 30, 2014 11:55 pm to Sunday, August 31, 2014 2:00 am

      HEAVY Midnites at Cinefamily

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      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 10, 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 31, 2014 12:00 pm

      Kirk Franklin Presents Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues

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      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 31, 2014 1:00 pm

      RHONDA: Diva From The Deep Labor Day Pool Party at the Standard, Hollywood

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      Venue: The Standard Hollywood

      Sea-goddess groove patron RHONDA, aroused by your offerings, again stirs from her slumber beneath the waves to grant delicious beats to her loyal followers. O RHONDA: look kindly upon us, though we be unworthy; enfold us in the welcoming grooves of thy dance tracks; give us jelly to shake and the wherewithal to do so! [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 5:30 pm

      Prix Fixe Sunday Supper at RivaBella

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      Every week until August 1, 2015

      Every Sunday, RivaBella offers a prix-fixe Italian supper designed by executive chef Luigi Fineo. The three-course meal is served in classic family style, offering both traditional Italian dishes and modern takes on Mediterranean cuisine. The meal is $25 with a two-person minimum and includes: Two Starters: Chef’s Pizza Special Margherita Pizza Chopped Salad Baby Kale [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:00 pm

      Crown the Empire with Volumes, SECRETS, Ice Nine Kills and the Family Ruin at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Metalcore band Crown the Empire share with other metalcore bands a desire to make the heaviest possible music, but they also have an ambition that’s borderline heretical to the genre: integrating anthemic pop choruses. They call the result “arena rock hardcore.” Volumes also plays a fusion style of metal—in their case, blending jazz, classical, and post rock [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:30 pm

      The Big Picture: Hitchcock! at the Hollywood Bowl

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      The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conducted by David Newman, presents this tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, playing excerpts from the musical scores of some of his best and most famous films, including Bernard Herrmann’s scores for Vertigo and North by Northwest, and Dimitri Tiomkin’s scores for Strangers on a Train and Dial M For Murder. Classic excerpts from the films will be projected [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 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 31, 2014 8:30 pm

      “Pretty in Pink” at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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      John Hughes’ Pretty in Pink is one of the most beloved films of the 1980s, a teen classic featuring his redheaded muse Molly Ringwald as Andie, the poor and unpopular but scrappy protagonist. Beloved by a certain breed of sentimentalist, the movie is a sweet paean to individuality and teen angst. Cinespia will be showing Pretty in Pink at [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:00 pm

      Movie Night at Pearl’s Liquor Bar

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      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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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:00 pm to Monday, September 01, 2014 2:00 am

      The Annual Labor Day White Party at Skybar Mondrian

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      Labor Day is the last time you’ll be able to wear white this year, so celebrate it right at Skybar, the beautiful patio bar at Mondrian Los Angeles. Celebrating general manager Kendra Cole Hand’s 15th year at Skybar, the party will feature DJ Diallo and special musical guests. Find out more about the White Party [...]

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 10:00 pm

      Part Time Punks at the Echo

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      Every week until December 28, 2014

      Every Sunday at the Echo, KXLU DJ Michael Stock presents a live music and DJ event based on his popular radio show “Part Time Punks.” Music and guests change every week, but the show is always guided by Stock’s curatorial instincts. Find more information about the show at the Echo‘s website.

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      Sunday, August 31, 2014 11:00 pm to Monday, September 01, 2014 1:00 am

      Show Up Go Up at the Comedy Store

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      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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    • The Abbey
      Monday, September 01, 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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    • GYM Sports Bar
      Monday, September 01, 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, September 01, 2014 5:00 pm

      BOA Steakhouse Happy Hours

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      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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    • Eleven Nightclub
      Monday, September 01, 2014 5:00 pm

      Eleven Nightclub Happy Hours

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      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, September 01, 2014 6:30 pm

      Jesse McCartney “In Technicolor” at the House of Blues

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      Actor, Disney star, and former teen-pop sensation Jesse McCartney’s music has grown up along with him, and his most recent album, In Technicolor, has received critical praise for its adult-contemporary blend of pop and soul. His smooth, casual R&B is reminiscent of other crossover singers like Justin Timberlake, whose career followed a similar trajectory. Find out [...]

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      Monday, September 01, 2014 7:00 pm

      The Comedy Store Potluck

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      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, September 01, 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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      Tuesday, September 02, 2014 5:00 pm

      Grilled Cheese Night at Taste on Melrose

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      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, September 02, 2014 7:00 pm

      Jeff Garlin’s Reading Group Discusses “Lolita” at Book Soup

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      Jeff Garlin is famous as a stand-up comedian and for his roles on Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Goldbergs, but he’s also locally known as an enthusiastic member of the literary community. Although it’s been on hiatus for several months, his book club at Book Soup is back this month, discussing Vladimir Nabokov’s famous and [...]

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      Tuesday, September 02, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Presents: Kari Kriikku

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      Lineup: Kari Kriikku, Clarinet Ludovic Morlot, Conductor Mozart’s Concerto is performed by clarinet wizard Kari Kriikku. More Information Purchase Tickets

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      Tuesday, September 02, 2014 10:30 pm to Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:00 am

      Late Night Open Mic at the Comedy Store

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      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, September 03, 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, September 03, 2014 6:00 pm

      DOYLE at the Whisky a Go Go

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      Former Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein continues the tradition of horror punk started by his brother Jerry Only and lead singer Glenn Danzig. A frequent collaborator with Danzig, his hyperaggressive guitar style creates merciless barrages of sound. Ashlyus, No One’s Mercy, Scurvy Kids, Nightmare Syndrome, and Swine Pop will also perform. Find more information for this show [...]

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      Wednesday, September 03, 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, September 03, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Celebrates the Black Movie Soundtrack

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl

      Lineup: Marcus Miller Vince Mendoza, Conductor Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Additional artists TBA Grammy-winning musician and composer Marcus Miller and award-winning producer/director Reginald Hudlin celebrate Black music and movies with clips and soundtracks, from Purple Rain to Superfly. Produced in cooperation with A.M.P.A.S. More Information  Purchase Tickets  

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      Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:00 pm

      DBA Presents: The Writers’ Room

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      Every month on the first Wednesday until June 3, 2015

      On the first Wednesday of every month, DBA presents The Writers’ Room, a literary interview series hosted by author and religious scholar Reza Aslan. Each month, Aslan interviews a different literary figure, investigating both the writer’s subjects and the practice of his or her craft. Doors open at 7:00 pm, with craft cocktails available. A [...]

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      Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:30 pm

      Dita Von Teese at the House of Blues

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      Dita Von Teese, one of the most important figures in modern burlesque and a key player in the art form’s revival, will visit the House of Blues for a three-night engagement starting September 3 as part of her “Strip Strip Hooray” tour. This tour is purported to be her last in the United States, so [...]

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      Wednesday, September 03, 2014 9:00 pm

      Stiff Little Fingers with GFP at the El Rey Theatre

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      Irish punk band Stiff Little Fingers brought the rough, street ethos of revolutionary Ireland to British punk music, singing about personal stories of growing up in an occupied territory that made profound political statements about depression, poverty, and racism. They’re still writing new songs, confronting the new troubles which face the world. Angeleno punk Greg Hetson, a [...]

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      Wednesday, September 03, 2014 10:00 pm to Thursday, September 04, 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, September 04, 2014 5:00 pm

      Shop for a Cause at Sunset Plaza

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      Venue: Sunset Plaza

      The Sunset Plaza shopping center, a mainstay of West Hollywood’s fashion culture, is kicking off its autumn season with a special shopping event to benefit local and national charities on September 4 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Participating stores will be donating 10% of their sales to a charity of their choice, so you can [...]

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      Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:30 pm

      Sunset Strip Market

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      Venue: Sunset Strip
      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, September 04, 2014 7:00 pm

      OK Go with Allah-Las and Matt Holzman

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      Venue: Santa Monica Pier

      All summer, from July 10 to September 11, the city of Santa Monica will be offering free shows every Thursday on the Santa Monica Pier as part of their Twilight Concerts music series. This week, the Santa Monica Pier presents OK Go, Allah-Las, and Matt Holzman. OK Go got their first brush with fame from their [...]

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      Thursday, September 04, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Hollywood Bowl Presents: Simone Porter

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      Lineup: Simone Porter, Violin Ludovic Morlot, Conductor Violinist Simone Porter performs Appalachian Spring and the Hollywood Bowl presents a vivid new fireworks display. More Information  Purchase Tickets

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      Thursday, September 04, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Los Angeles Philharmonic Presents “Appalachian Spring” at the Hollywood Bowl

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl

      This Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Thursdays performance features compositions by Ravel and Barber as well as a complete performance of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, one of the most famous works of American orchestral art. The performance, directed by Ludovic Morlot, ends with a fireworks display—a perfect way to end the summer. Find more information for this show at the [...]

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      Thursday, September 04, 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, September 05, 2014 8:00 am

      Atmosphere at the Hollywood Palladium

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      Venue: Hollywood Palladium
      Every day until September 6, 2014

      Underground rappers Atmosphere (Sean “Slug” Daley and Anthony “Ant” Davis) are among the most critically acclaimed hip-hop artists in the industry; their conscious-style rhymes addressing subjects from social ills to the burdens of adulthood. The duo will be at the Hollywood Palladium on September 5 and 6. For more information about this show, visit the Palladium‘s website.

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      Friday, September 05, 2014 7:00 pm

      Book Soup Presents: Sheila E. with Gail Mitchell at the Montalban Theatre

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      Legendary drummer and performer Sheila Escovedo, better known as Sheila E., presents her new memoir in conversation with Gail Mitchell at the Montalban Theatre. The Beat of My Own Drum recounts Escovedo’s musical early life with her father, dummer Pete Escovedo, her tragic sexual abuse, her triumphant musical career with Prince, Carlos Santana, and as a successful [...]

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      Friday, September 05, 2014 8:00 pm

      Viza with The Burning of Rome and Tiffany Madadian at the Troubadour

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      Viza‘s brand of accessible, mainstream rock is inflected by a variety of unusual influences, predominately from Eastern Europe. It’s not very common to hear instruments like the oud and the saz in rock music, so catch it while it’s here. The Burning of Rome‘s eclectic, goth-dance music incorporates elements of European folk styles and German cabaret, [...]

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      Friday, September 05, 2014 8:00 pm

      Cage with Sadistik and AWOL ONE at the Roxy Theatre

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      Venue: The Roxy Theatre

      Underground rapper Cage‘s lyrics are influenced by both his violent childhood and by dystopian literature like A Clockwork Orange. His production style and flow, reminiscent of alternative rappers like Del tha Funkee Homosapien, add to the ominous effect. He’s joined by Seattle chamber-rapper Sadistik and AWOL ONE, whose world-weary lyrics sound (in content and delivery) as if they’re [...]

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      Friday, September 05, 2014 8:00 pm

      Elvis Costello and Ben Folds at the Hollywood Bowl

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      Venue: Hollywood Bowl
      Every day until September 6, 2014

      Elvis Costello and Ben Folds, two of the most critically acclaimed and lyrically inventive pop singer songwriters in the business, perform at the Hollywood Bowl, accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Costello’s eclectic vision and Folds’ lush piano compositions will come to life, backed by one of the world’s best orchestras. Find more information about this [...]

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      Friday, September 05, 2014 9:00 pm

      Feed Me at the Shrine Expo Hall

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      Dubstep / drum and bass artist Feed Me, the protege of dubstep breakthrough artist Deadmau5, visits the Shrine Expo Hall on September 5, bringing his blend of heavy bass house music to Los Angeles. Find out more about this show on Goldenvoice‘s website.

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 2:00 pm

      WeHo Reads: Noir

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      Venue: West Hollywood Library
      Every Saturday in September

      Another night pacing the sidewalks in California’s most walkable city. The pavement sizzles, radiating a day’s worth of late-summer heat into the humid evening air. The bright lights are on in Boys’ Town, but my only date is with a bottle of bourbon and my .38 police special. September is National Literacy Month, and West [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 5:00 pm

      Leonard Maltin Presents His “2015 Movie Guide” at Book Soup

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      Prominent film critic and professor Leonard Maltin has been issuing yearly revisions to his famous review book Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide since 1987, and it seems that this year is no exception. Meet Maltin for a discussion of the state of cinema at Book Soup on September 6 at 5:00 p.m. Copies of the book will be [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:00 pm

      Coheed and Cambria with Thank You Scientist at the Wiltern

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      Venue: The Wiltern Theatre

      Prog-metal rock band Coheed and Cambria aren’t just playing rock and roll, they’re also telling an elaborate story. Each album examines a fragment of The Amory Wars, a sci-fi space opera written by frontman Claudio Sanchez. Thank You Scientist, a progressive rock band from New Jersey, will also perform. Find more information on the Wiltern‘s website.

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:30 pm

      Bruce McCulloch’s “Young Drunk Punk” at the Roxy Theatre

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      Bruce McCulloch, a Canadian comedian best known for the cult sketch comedy show Kids in the Hall, has distilled his experiences of growing up in Calgary’s counterculture into his stage show Young Drunk Punk. The semiautobiographical one man show, scheduled to be adapted for television, is a by-turns nostalgic and brutal look at 80s counterculture and teen [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:30 pm

      MC Frontalot with Nerf Herder at the Viper Room

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      MC Frontalot may not have invented “nerdcore hip-hop,” but he spread it to the unwashed masses. His work covers everything from videogames to social maladjustment…which is not a particularly broad range. Nerf Herder, named for the insult leveled at Han Solo by Princess Leia in The Empire Strikes Back, is a geek-pop-punk band most famous for their [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:30 pm

      Katy Perry with Tegan and Sara at Staples Center

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      Every day until September 19, 2014

      Katy Perry, one of the biggest pop superstars of the decade, visits Staples Center in Los Angeles on September 19 and 20. Her hook-heavy, impossibly catchy pop songs are created by some of the industry’s best songwriters, and her smoldering, sexpot delivery is difficult to resist. This technicolor spectacle, sure to feature dozens of costumes, [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 8:00 pm

      The Ocean Blue with Western Lows and Parlour Suite at the Troubadour

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      First-wave indie pop band The Ocean Blue emerged from Athens, Georgia as shoegaze was being born, and their sound is heavily influenced by shoegaze and post-punk. However, they’re pop at their core, and there’s an upbeat note of hope that inevitably shines through their hazy sound. The Western Lows capture a sensation known to anyone who [...]

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 8:00 pm

      “Purple Rain” at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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      Venue: Hollywood Forever Cemetery

      On September 6, Cinespia presents Purple Rain—Prince’s cinematic masterpiece—at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary. Nothing Compares 2 It. Visit Cinespia’s website for more information.

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      Saturday, September 06, 2014 9:00 pm

      Klingande with jackLNDN at the El Rey Theatre

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      French deep house artists Klingande swept the European charts with their summery jam “Jubel,” which features a driving drum-machine beat, shimmering synth chords, and liberal use of saxophone. The duo is now poised for their conquest of America. British disco house producer jackLNDN isn’t afraid of the “rave speech,” but his tracks have more to offer than [...]

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