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Love and a .38

While it might be tempting to paint Love and a .38 as just a band of hair-band revivalists, the Hollywood rockers are much more than that. Sure theses guys have got a great image that could be read as a modern update of the old Sunset Strip glam look. But they’ve also got talent to back it up. This four piece hard rock band has… Read More

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The Gibson GuitarTown Auction at Bonhams

The Gibson GuitarTown Charity auction will benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

 

By Alex Baker

 

The 2012 edition of Gibson GuitarTown on the Sunset Strip has come to an end. The exhibition ran for a year and featured giant 10-foot replicas of Gibson Les Paul guitars designed by notable artists. Each guitar was designed to commemorate artists who’d made their mark on the the Sunset… Read More

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New Year’s Eve: Vintage Trouble at the Roxy in LA

Rock-soul sensations cap off a breakout year with a NYE gig at the legendary Roxy on the Sunset Strip

 

By Alex Baker

 

At GSTV we’ve always got our ear to the ground for the hottest emerging bands. One of the best we’ve heard in a long while is Los Angeles’ own Vintage Trouble.

 

It’s been less than two years ago since we first filmed… Read More

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The Sunset Strip Music Festival

 

The 1.5-mile section of Sunset Boulevard that runs from Havenhurst Drive in West Hollywood to Sierra Drive in Beverly Hills is famously known the world over as the Sunset Strip. The area became one of the most iconic streets in the country for music during the 1960s when it was home to landmark venues like the Whiskey A Go-Go, Pandora’s Box, and the Roxy.

 

Back then bands such as the Read More

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Great Venues: The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles

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

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Great Venues: House of Blues – Los Angeles

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

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