TheSunsetStrip.com and Brent X Mendoza have this week’s picks…
Curb your cubicle angst and inner Garfield at the Working Class party on Monday night. Off to a roaring start in only its second week, this new “industry night” at The Standard’s Purple Lounge features half-priced drinks and hot hipster DJs. Doors open at 10 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. www.thestandardhotels.com/hollywood
Tuesday, Oct. 12 ShowlistLA presents That Noise, Bjorn Baillie, Dirt Dress and Shytown at the Viper Room. No need to dirty your ears, talent buyer turned promoter David Gordoni sifts through So Cal’s musical refuse to bring you the best of the best in unsigned talent. Catch the next big act before they break. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. www.viperroom.com
Get your glow sticks ready as The Roxy Theatre hosts another pulse-pounding Scion House Party on Wednesday, Oct. 13. This time around, Detroit DJs Stacey Pullen and Luke Hess hit the tables for a late night spin session. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission is free with RSVP. Entrance is first come, first served. Join the party at www.scionav.com/houseparty. www.theroxyonsunset.com
Return to The Roxy (or just never leave) on Thursday, Oct. 14 for bad boy East Coast rockers cKy. Kith and kin to the Jackass Crew, these hard rock riffers are sure to pack the house with celebs and skate punks alike. Get there early to catch Sunset Strip Music Festival vets Warner Drive. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.50. www.theroxyonsunset.com
Spend your Friday night with sexy siren Tuesdae (Chelsea Girls, Huntress) at The Cat Club. Club promoter, topless DJ and falsetto phenom, this woman of many hats knows how to party like no one else in Hollywood. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. [Insider tip: Enjoy half-priced drinks during the Cat Club’s happy hour from 7-8 p.m. Also, visit the club’s website for a flyer offering $5 entrance.] www.thecatclubonsunset.com
Platinum producer DJ Quik returns to the Key Club on Saturday, Oct. 16. Working his nimble magic on the turn tables, this hip-hop mogul always plays to a packed house. Doors for this hot happening open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $30 – $35. This event is ages 18 and older only. www.keyclub.com
Complete your adventure filled weekend with one last hurrah as The Viper Room presents a killer bill of rock n’ roll on Sunday, Oct. 17. Eighties Aussie sensation Hoodoo Gurus takes over the stage with special guest Casper & The Bad Spirits. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $12 advance/$15 day of show. www.viperroom.com
Visiting The Sunset Strip? Check out the listing of parking options, including rates and hours, at www.thesunsetstrip.com/parking.
The Strange Reality of a WeHo Without a Queer Nightlife Scene
WEST HOLLYWOOD (Los Angeles Magazine) — It was an epidemiologist’s worst nightmare set to the new Justin Timberlake/SZA collab from Trolls World Tour.
L.A. was hours away from shutting down all bars due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you wouldn’t have known it from the typical Sunday chaos on Santa Monica Boulevard, as throngs of people (some shirtless) crammed into West Hollywood gay bars like Mother Lode, Mickey’s, and Rocco’s for one last ungloved hurrah.
At Rocco’s, a drag queen in a black latex leotard bravely swooped her hand down to grab a dollar bill from a customer.
Another performer did the splits, touching the floor ever-so-quickly as she pulled herself up. Go-go dancers valiantly kneeled on bar tops, accepting cash in their […]
WeHo’s Employees Only is Delivering Cocktail Kits, TP and Food
WEST HOLLYWOOD (TimeOut) — This week alone, coronavirus has seen some of our favorite restaurants temporarily close and alter their hours and business models. And with Angelenos heeding authorities and staying home to avoid the virus’s spread, many of the city’s restaurants are adapting with new delivery service , special menus and to-go options. As of today, Employees Only just so happens to freshly deliver cocktail fixings and toilet paper—the real MVPs in a lockdown.
The new service is available through Postmates and includes instructions and ingredients to whip up some of the world-famous cocktail bar’s concoctions; all you’ll need are the spirits and a shaker. And because man cannot survive on cocktails alone, the Employees Only kitchen is offering a handful of dishes […]
R&B, Hip-Hip, Trap & Soul: ‘CLSQ Fridays’ at The Chapel at The Abbey
WEST HOLLYWOOD — Friday nights at The Chapel at The Abbey will have you moving to a different beat beginning March 6.
Formerly a weekly Thursday event at The Chapel, CLSQ Fridays (CLSQ is pronounced “classic”) joins the weekend lineup with celebrity co-hosts, periodic guest performances, and music from 80-90s up through today’s top urban-contemporary RnB & Hip-Hop.
Brandon Anthony, the creator of Summer BASH (Los Angeles’ black gay pride weekend) and producer of LA Pride’s Hip-Hop Stages is bringing classic and contemporary RnB, Hip-Hip, Soul and Trap music to The Chapel with an evening called CLSQ Fridays.
“B.A.S.H. LA is a platform to build community partnerships for fellowship and provide an outlet of inclusivity within LGBTQ community.” said Brandon Anthony. “The Chapel at The Abbey has evenings and events that cater to a variety of LGBTQ people and we’re happy to bring the CLSQ audience and flavor to West Hollywood for a fun Friday night out on the town.”
Each week CLSQ will feature a variety of celebrity co-hosts and notable LGBTQ people of color who advocate for inclusivity and visibility in gayborhoods and mainstream LGBTQ culture around the world, making The Chapel at The Abbey another inclusive space for locals and travelers within the LGBTQ community.
So get ready to turn up the volume and dance.
The grand opening for CLSQ Friday’s at The Chapel at The Abbey will be co-hosted by beauty and fashion power houses Sir John, global makeup artist to Beyonce and Kim Kardashian, and the iconic red carpet designer duo Wayman & Micah who’re recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.
The Chapel at The Abbey also hosts Altar Girl Thursday, produced by Girl Bar. It is Los Angeles’ longest running lesbian entertainment group, and hosts its own evening, Heavenly Bodies Sunday, a night celebrating the transgender and queer communities.
The Chapel at The Abbey is located at 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.
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This Just In…
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