WHO Are You? VH1 Honors THE WHO in LA!! Events Across LA July 10-14.

VH1 ROCK HONORS WEEKEND Sponsored by Sprint— is alive and well here in Los Angeles. Where else would you want to celebrate VH1 Rock Weekend honoring The Who than in LA? (ok.. maybe the UK, but LA is home to rock & roll) and it runs from July 10-14 so scroll on down for the 411 on ALL these events. Some are definitely things you should know about, some are MUST SEE events. It’s time to party hard and party on– to celebrate THE WHO
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As pioneers of guitar trashing and drum-set detonating, The Who is quite literally the most explosive band in rock. Self-proclaimed Who-ligans Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips and Incubus will perform with the band LIVE onstage at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in LA on July 12th. (Hello Bruins!! Thank goodness I am an alumni!!) Tickets are available via Ticketmaster!
Prior to the concert event, VH1 and LA Weekly will have the city in nonstop party mode with VH1 Rock Honors Weekend courtesy of sponsorship by Sprint.
From July 10-14 local businesses will host live shows, exclusive promotions, must-have giveaways and more.
Since tickets are pretty much *gone*, make sure you watch the show on VH1 Thursday, July 17 at 9 PM. Rock.VH1.com
The events calendar in LA for this VH 1 Honors THE WHO is L O N G!!!! So be patient, keep scrolling because there are events all over town…. from Malibu to downtown LA!!
CALENDAR: THURSDAY, JULY 10
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Music – Guitar Center Presents Sessions with Dave Mustaine, an evening of dialogue and insight. Since forming Megadeath in 1983 Dave Mustaine has sold over 20 million albums, been nominated for 7 Grammys, and influenced and inspired a generation. Guitar Center invites you to hear one of metal’s most legendary icons share his experiences and insights from his celebrated and distinguished career.
Guitar Center Hollywood 7425 Sunset Blvd., 323-874-1060 6 pm
Open to the public. Limited seating capacity.
Music- The Who Karaoke Night. This special themed night will feature all things The Who. Come on by and sing along to The Who classics and enjoy a few drinks while you’re at it!
LOCATION: Blue Goose Lounge 5201 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 323-667-1400 www.myspace.com/bluegooselounge
Music- Quadrophenia Night hosted by LA Weekly in honor of Rock Honors with Rock Honors giveaways. The DJ will be spinning British Rock and Northern Soul.
LOCATION: Seven Grand 515 W 7th St 2nd Fl Los Angeles, CA 90014 213-614-0737
www.sevengrand.la
Music- The Roxy parties hard as LiveNation presents The Gutter Twins and Ed Harcourt. Also, ON THE ROX Dayle Gloria presents Hollywood Music Mayhem Festival Launch Party with Maleva and the Changing.
LOCATION: The Roxy 9009 West Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-278-9457 www.theroxyonsunset.com
Music- Only at the world famous Malibu Inn is 40 oz. To Freedom brought back. Check in and listen to a tribute to the one and only Sublime.. Doors open at 8 PM, Tickets $10.00
LOCATION: Malibu Inn 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-6060 www.malibu-inn.com
Music– Supreme Being of Leisure performs while the Viper Room will serve the “Who Am I” mojito.. Cover: $10.00
LOCATION: Viper Room 8852 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA
310-356-1881 www.viperroom.com
FRIDAY, JULY 11
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Intermix- Shop like a rock star all day at Intermix on Robertson Boulevard in celebration of VH1 Rock Honors. Shoppers will have the opportunity to purchase the latest rock ‘n’ roll fashions and buy a limited-edition VH1 Rock Honors Torn shirt, designed by Scarlett Johansson, sold exclusively by Intermix. Store Hours: 10am-6pm
20% of proceeds will be donated to VH1 Save The Music. VIP shopping and cocktail party from 7pm-9pm (invitation only– so if you don’t have one now, you won’t get in the door)
LOCATION: Intermix 110 Robertson Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 310-860-0014 www.intermixonline.com



Happy Hour
– Start the weekend right with The Who Are You Happy Hour. Specialty drinks inspired by The Who and name tags for all guests to wear their favorite song by The Who on their sleeve.Happy Hour 3pm-7pm
LOCATION: Pink Taco 10250 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90067
424-354-3412 www.pinktaco.com
Rock Exhibit – Special exhibit of original paintings by Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane/Starship. Grace Slick will be making a personal appearance at the event.
Paintings of Pete Townshend and a new painting that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Woodstock will be included. This piece has many of the key performers who performed at the festival, including The Who. Exhibit will also feature work related to The Who by a variety of artists, including Ronnie Wood and Hulton Getty. 7 PM-9 PM
LOCATION: Gallery 319 319 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-899-1499 www.gallery-319.com
Music-Trans Am Fridays @ Beauty Bar – DJ Apollo Starr and Beauty Bar Present Trans Am Fridays, playing the best in big hair and rock and roll!! 9 PM- 2 AM
LOCATION: Beauty Bar 1638 N Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028 323-464-7676 www.beautybar.com
Music- Party the night away during Greg Laswell’s CD release show. Stick around & catch performances by White Buffalo, Cary Brothers, and more! 7 PM- 1 AM (this is a really great venue and bill)
LOCATION: Hotel Café 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.hotelcafe.com
Music– Hit the Malibu Inn for a tribute to Journey. Sit back and relax or stand up and sing while listening to some of their greatest hits. 8 PM $10.00
LOCATION: Malibu Inn 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-6060 www.malibu-inn.com

Music- The World Famous Derby
brings world class musicians to the stage in beautiful Los Feliz. With two rooms of entertainment to choose from and gourmet food available,
LOCATION: The Derby 4500 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 8pm – 2am 323-663-8979
www.clubderby.com
Music- Emergenza Festival @ Key Club– This is Europe’s and North America’s biggest music contest. Bands of all musical styles proceed through various elimination rounds in various venues around the globe. Designed for unsigned bands who haven’t got a promotional channel and want to get exposure and buzz on the national and European music scene. Doors open 7 PM $20
LOCATION: Key Club 9039 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-274-5800 www.keyclub.com
Music- The Roxy and LiveNation presents Kode9.
LOCATION: The Roxy 9009 West Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-278-9457 www.theroxyonsunset.com
Music- Hit the weekly Britpop/Indie Dance Club, featuring live acts and Underground DJs Supercrass, SoftTouch, Marc, Bip Jeffington, The Strawberry Girl and Chris B. .
LOCATION: Underground @ The Echo 1822 Sunset Blvd 9 PM- 2 AM
/Free before 10:30pm, $5 if 21+, $7 if 18-20 213-413-8200
www.clubunderground.net
Music- NYC’s KHZ “West Coast CD Release” with a special appearance from Dave Navarro. Will also be serving the “Who Am I” mojito.
LOCATION: Viper Room 8852 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA $10.00
310-356-1881 www.viperroom.com
Drinks– Head to Ye Coach and Horses for special 60’s brit pop music videos as well as screenings of The Who movies while patrons sit back and enjoy their favorite pint!
LOCATION: Ye Coach and Horses 7617 W Sunset Blvd |
Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-876-6900
www.myspace.com/yecoachandhorses
SATURDAY, JULY 12
Music- Rock out at Crane’s Hollywood Tavern. Enjoy a special Rock Honors BBQ while DJ’s Ned Casual and Vinny Guns spin 60’s Brit Pop music. Various bands will be featuring original music and The Who covers. A special Rock Band competition will also take place and the winner walks away with the championship title and a Rock Honors prize package. Doors open at 5 PM
LOCATION: Crane’s Hollywood Tavern 1611 N El Centro Ave
Hollywood, CA 90028 323-467-6600
www.myspace.com/cranestavern
Music- Which One’s Pink? A tribute to Pink Floyd.
LOCATION: Canyon Club 28912 Roadside Drive Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Doors open 6 PM $20.00 818-879-5016
www.canyonclub.net
Music- Emergenza Festival @ Key Club– This is Europe’s and North America’s biggest music contest. Bands of all musical styles proceed through various elimination rounds in various venues around the globe. Designed for unsigned bands who haven’t got a promotional channel and want to get exposure and buzz on the national and European music scene. Doors open 7 PM $20
LOCATION: Key Club 9039 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-274-5800 www.keyclub.com
Music – Whisky presents Rock Honors Night. Featuring Cipes & The People and the best local, unsigned bands: Hell Hounds, The Naybrhood Venejer, Renaissance Blvd, Electric Blvd, Sew The Truth, Cardo Line, with a special DJ set by Carl Restivo of Perry Farrel’s Satellite Party.
LOCATION: Whiskey A Go-Go 8901 Sunset Blvd, Suite #2
West Hollywood, CA 90069 310.652.4202
www.whiskeyagogo.com

Music- Malibu Inn
features Unwritten Law
LOCATION: Malibu Inn 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-6060 Doors open 8pm $10
www.malibu-inn.com
Music- Minnie Driver takes the stage at the HOTEL CAFE for her Pedestrian CD release. Other bands include Bitch and Ferron.
LOCATION: Hotel Café 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
7 PM- 2 AM
www.hotelcafe.com
Music- DJ Bip Jeffington, Joaquin, Bractune and Ali spin the best in Indie, BritPop, Electro, 80’s, Post Punk, New Wave and Mash Ups!
LOCATION: Club Bang! @ The Ruby 7070 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-467-7070
$10 Entry Fee/$5 before 10:30 9 PM – 2 AM www.clubbang.net

Music- The Roxy
presents Filter, The Urgency, and Opiate for the Masses. Also, Dayle Gloria presents The French Semester, Archways, and Thailand.
LOCATION: The Roxy 9009 West Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-278-9457 www.theroxyonsunset.com
Drinks– Head to Ye Coach and Horses for special 60’s brit pop music videos as well as screenings of The Who movies while patrons sit back and enjoy their favorite pint!
LOCATION: Ye Coach and Horses 7617 W Sunset Blvd |
Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-876-6900
www.myspace.com/yecoachandhorses
VH1 Rock Honors: The Who – The most explosive band in rock history… The one, the only – The Who. Performing live with Pearl Jam, Foo Fighter, The Flaming Lips, Incubus, and more.
Pauley Pavilion Center UCLA 164 Pauley Pavilion Los Angeles, CA
310-825-4546 Tickets: $65, $125, $300

SUNDAY, JULY 13
Rock ‘n’ Read Bands and authors come together on one stage to celebrate music and books for a good cause. Bands include Noah Stone, Dirty Spanglish, and more. Authors include Cherry Cheva (She’s So Money), Kristin Harmel (How to Sleep with a Movie Star), Stephanie Kuehnert (I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone), Alexa Young (Frenemies) and more. The event is free, though a $10 donation is suggested with proceeds going to Virgin Unite charities. There will also be raffles benefiting the charities.
LOCATION: Rock ‘n’ Read Virgin Megastore Hollywood & Highland Center 3 PM
6801 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 105 Hollywood, CA 90028 323-769-8520
www.virginmega.com
Drinks– Head to Ye Coach and Horses for special 60’s brit pop music videos as well as screenings of The Who movies while patrons sit back and enjoy their favorite pint!
LOCATION: Ye Coach and Horses 7617 W Sunset Blvd |
Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-876-6900
www.myspace.com/yecoachandhorses
Music- Freeform Orchestra. Will also be serving the “Who Am I” mojito.
LOCATION: Viper Room 8852 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA
310-356-1881
www.viperroom.com
Music- Hotel Café’s Toms Benefit. This benefit night supports Toms Shoes. Frequent musical performers will be there.
LOCATION: Hotel Café 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 7 PM – 1 AM
www.hotelcafe.com
Music- Molly Malone’s authentic pub experience and hear local musical favorites.
LOCATION: Molly Malone’s 575 S. Fairfax Ave. Los Angles, CA 90291
323-935-1577 www.mollymalonesla.com
MONDAY, JULY 14

Music- Indie 103.3
at the Viper Room. Will also be serving the “Who AM I” mojito.
LOCATION: Viper Room 8852 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA
310-356-1881 www.viperroom.com
Music- Steel Panther tribute to The Who. Party (formerly known as Metal Skool)
LOCATION: Key Club 9039 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-274-5800 www.keyclub.com
WHO’s had enough of the party scene?? Anyone? If you get to any of these events, PLEASE shoot me an email via the blog or comment!! I want to know what you thought– and I want to know WHO ARE YOU?
Stevie Wilson

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