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GSTV SXSW Spotlight Band: Vintage Trouble
About a year ago Guitar Shop TV got wind of an LA club band that were tearing up the local scene with a stripped-down hard rocking soul sound and emphatic live performances that were leaving audiences across town enraptured, sweaty, and begging for more. The band was Vintage Trouble and they’ve spent much of the year since GSTV met up with them playing to sold out crowds across the Read More
Guitar Shop TV visits the Slash Guitar Auction at Julien’s Auction House in Los Angeles, and previews iconic instruments and other memorabilia (including model Dinosaurs!) from the former Guns n Roses Guitarist’s collection.
The Roxy is one of the most famous rock and roll clubs in the world. The club, which is located on the Sunset Strip just down from the Whisky, opened in 1973 and was host to early L.A. shows by ‘70s glam rock acts like David Bowie. Over the years the stage at the Roxy has been graced by a who’s who of rock royalty featuring the likes of Bowie, Neil Young and Bob Marley as well as early performances from seminal local acts like Read More
The House of Blues operates some 12 venues in several different cities around the country. However the HOB on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood is perhaps the crown jewel of the chain. The HOB Sunset is massively large for a club venue. The high ceiling and vast amount of open space in front of the stage give the club the acoustics of a medieval church. The club’s rustic wooden interior and engineered sound system means the… Read More