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The World Famous Whisky a Go Go – Part 5 ( Guns N Roses,1986)

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October 16th, 2015

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Formed in LA in 1985, Guns N’ Roses emerged from the Sunset Strip music scene as one of the great stadium rock acts of its time and one of the best-selling bands in music history. Guns N’ Roses performed at the Whisky during its formative […]

The World Famous Whisky a Go Go – Part 4 ( Mötley Crüe,1981)

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September 2nd, 2015

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Mötley Crüe started their career on The Sunset Strip, as they performed many nights at the Whisky A Go-Go and The Roxy Theatre. The band also filmed their “Kickstart My Heart” video at the Whisky. In 1981 Mötley Crüe were rehearsing, playing shows and partying […]

The World Famous Whisky a Go Go – Part 3 ( Janis Joplin,1967-1970)

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July 30th, 2015

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Janis Joplin and her group Big Brother and The Holding Company also became regulars at The Whisky. Mario Maglieri describes one night sitting at a booth with Janis: “She was a great entertainer, but a raunchy chick. Dirty nails, stringy hair. Looked like she hadn’t […]

The World Famous Whisky a Go Go – Part 2 (The Doors,1966)

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June 23rd, 2015

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The Doors begin their run as the house band at The Whisky a Go Go opening for every group to play there from May 23 to August 21, 1966. They typically performed two sets per night. Exposed to a wide-ranging audience, The Doors began to experiment […]

The World Famous Whisky a Go Go – Part 1 (1964)

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June 10th, 2015

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On January 16, 1964 a small club on the Sunset Strip opened its doors for the first time. It was The Whisky a Go Go, the first ever live music venue to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and the most iconic […]