Whisky A Go Go celebrates 50th anniversary this January

The West Hollywood Sunset Strip’s most famous club, Whisky A Go Go, is celebrating its 50th anniversary for the entire month of January 2014.

The legendary club has performances scheduled from January 4th through January 31st from some of the most famous faces to ever grace their stage. Performers include Lita Ford, Wild Child, Robby Krieger of The Doors, X, Buckcherry, Jack Russell’s Great White, Faster Pussycat, Jetboy and more.

An all-star sold out finale featuring Suicidal Tendencies vocalist Mike Muir and guitarist Dean Pleasants, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins as Infectious Grooves will close out the month long celebration on January 31st.

The World Famous Whisky A Go Go has been an anchor on the Sunset Strip since it opened in 1964. The club has played host to rock ‘n’ roll’s most important bands, from the Doors, Janis Joplin, and Led Zeppelin to today’s up and coming new artists.

Whisky A Go Go 50th Anniversary show schedule:

January 4th – Wild Child
January 9th – Lita Ford
January 10th – Stephen Pearcy (Ratt vocalist)
January 11th – Fear
January 12th – Dramarama
January 15th – X
January 16th – Robby Krieger’s Jam Kitchen
January 17th – Buckcherry
January 18th – Fear Factory
January 19th – Martha Davis + The Motels
January 23rd – Paul Di’Anno (original Iron Maiden vocalist)
January 24th – Jack Russell’s Great White
January 25th – Faster Pussycat & Jetboy
January 28th – Uli Jon Roth
January 31st – Infectious Grooves (SOLD OUT)

For ticket and more information for each show, click on the links above.

Other shows not part of the 50th anniversary celebrations will be taking place throughout January as well, including a NAMM Metal Jam on January 22nd.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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