On July 30, Lestat’s Coffeehouse will rock and jangle in homage to the Los Angeles music scene centered around the Sunset Strip during the mid 1960s, featuring music by Love, Buffalo Springfield, the Byrds, and the Grass Roots.
This latest event from the Ché Underground online community will debut the Sidewalk Scene, an all-star combo that includes Ray Brandes (Tell Tale Hearts, Town Cryers), Eric Bacher (Tell Tale Hearts), Joe Piper (the Crawdaddys), Mark Zadarnowski (the Crawdaddys, the Shambles), and Victor Penalosa (the Melanies, the Shambles)
Also on the bill will be the Ciros, named in honor of the nightclub where the Byrds made their debut, featuring Dave Fleminger (the Comeuppance, Manual Scan), Thomas Ward (Nashville Ramblers, Gravedigger V), Dave Klowden (the Fairmounts, Gravedigger V), Anthony Suarez (the Answers, Manual Scan), Dave Doyle (the Unknowns), and Lou Damian (hING).
Opening will be Wendy Bailey and True Stories, featuring Bart Mendoza (Manual Scan, the Shambles), and Billy Fritz and Danny Cress (Skid Roper, Coyote Problem). The show will also include James Rula, with guest stars and surprises throughout the evening.
Sounds of the Sunset Strip starts at 9 p.m. and is an all-ages event.
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