Tonight, catch super buzz band Electric Guest with special guest Neon Hymns at the Viper Room. That’s right Eastsiders, your passport has been approved for this sold out hipster summit on The Sunset Strip. Doors open 7:30 p.m. www.viperroom.com
Ah, Tuesday… It’s not Monday, but it’s definitely not Thursday. Relax with your friends at The Den while enjoying $4 margaritas all night long. And if the conversation ever drags, The Den’s got you covered with a full arsenal of board games. (Operation or Connect Four, anyone?) www.thedenofhollywood.com
The Key Club welcomes reggae super stars Israel Vibration on Wednesday, June 20. During their 30-plus year career, these Rastafarian mainstays have earned the respect of their peers, as well as amassed a loyal following across the globe, with their true to roots reggae stylings. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.This show is ages 18 and older. www.keyclub.com
For the nocturnal farmer in you… grab your produce and artisan goods checklist, and head to the recently launched Sunset Strip Market (8755 Sunset, next to The Coffee Bean) happening each and every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. This week the Andaz hotel’s elegant eatery RH brings their farm-fresh cuisine to the tasting table, making use of the market’s locally grown ingredients to create a delectable offering of vegetable paella and gazpacho. In addition, you can enjoy the sounds of Caro & Jer while stocking up on fresh fruits, veggies and flowers for the weekend and indulging in a local craft brew or refreshing sangria. For more info, check out www.sunsetstripmarket.com.
PICK OF THE WEEK: The crème de la crème of L.A.’s electro-rock scene descend on the Viper Room this Friday, June 22 when I Will Never Be The Same join forces with Battle Tapes (record release), Roms and The Beat Club for a night of darkwave, dance-tastic delights. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 day of show. www.viperroom.com
Saturday, June 23 discover this city’s most promising bands on the brink, when the tastemakers at KROQ Locals Only presents Oedipus with Stellar Sons & Daughters, Y Luv, Opus Dai and Naked Walrus at The Roxy. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $12. www.theroxyonsunset.com
Looking for something a little more show stopping..? Then head to The Comedy Store for a special Pride month edition of The Bathhouse Show on Saturday. Featuring some of the best gay, and gay-friendly comic talents in Los Angeles, this fabulously frisky stand-up meets cabaret variety show is set to host the hilarious comic stylings of notables: Shawn Pelofsky (Chelsea Lately, NBC's "Community", Showtime), Tammy Jo Dearen (Comedy Store), Jessica & Hunter (Perez Hilton), Tony Tripoli (Fashion Police), Jimmy Shubert (Entourage, Comedy Central), and of course The Bathhouse Babe Dancers. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 to this 21 and older show. www.thecomedystore.com
Summer is officially here! And even though for Southern California that usually means temps are a sultry 79 degrees rather than 75, the slight temperature change signifies a major fashion shift. For those who need to update their wardrobe to more suitable summertime offerings, look no further than Code C. In addition to showcasing the best in style and fashion, they also host an amazing gallery of art. And for those who may not be L.A. locals, don’t fret: Code C is now available online! www.codecusa.com
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