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Travellin to LA 20-24 Jan!

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Travellin to LA 20-24 Jan!

Postby Wilf » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:48 am

Im a Torontonian heading to Los Angeles from January 20 to January 24. What are the things I "have" to do? Viper room and Whiskey aside, because that's obvious. I've never been there...
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Postby Frau_Blucher » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:27 am

Looks like a tough week on the calendar. I'd say The Troubadour is a must, but obviously only if anything's there. I like dropping into Barney's Beanery, where Morrison and Joplin would come down for their morning drinks and chili dogs. Amoeba Records for sure.
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Postby djcraig » Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:29 am

Check out the Rainbow Room, it's stuck in an 80s hair metal time warp!

<a href="http://www.djcraig.net/los_angeles_dj">DJ Craig</a>
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Postby df118 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:13 pm

Up past the Greek to the Griffith Observatory...

You're going to need a car/plan transport - LA/Hollywood isn't a walking city
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Postby dearly beloved » Wed Dec 25, 2013 1:11 am

Definitely go to The Rainbow, up the block from The Whiskey.
Odds are you'll come away being able to say you saw Lemmy.
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Postby Wilf » Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:07 am

Great ideas, and yes I rented a car - thanks!
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Postby q89747 » Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:26 pm

Poo Bah Records on the east side of Pasadena, if you don't mind a thirty-minute drive from the Hollywood area.
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Postby WoodlandParkPunk » Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:57 am

Go check out Johnny and Dee Dee Ramones gravesites in Hollywood. Take a pic in front of the entrance to the old Masque. Go to Venice Beach for fun. The Huslter Store is always interesting. May run into Ron Jeremy there.

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