BUCKCHERRY, FEAR FACTORY, ULI JON ROTH To Help Celebrate Whisky A Go Go's 50th Anniversary

The world-famous Whisky A Go Go nightclub on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California turns 50 years old on Thursday, January 16, 2014. The venue will ring in this historic evening with a show by legendary THE DOORS guitarist Robbie Krieger and his JAM KITCHEN band. Mayor John Heilman will be there to present a proclamation to the venue for its 50 years of service. Doors open at 8 p.m.

The Whisky has been a home to every genre of music, ranging from the surf and psychedelic rock in the '60s, the punk explosion in the '70s, and the heavy metal in the '80s.

The 50th anniversary will include a month-long celebration with bands from all eras and many special guests.

"It's an honor to join the Whisky's 50-year celebration: so much history," said Robert Trujillo, bass player for METALLICA and INFECTIOUS GROOVES.

Scheduled events:

January 3 - THE UNTOUCHABLES
January 9 - LITA FORD
January 10 - STEPHEN PEARCY (RATT)
January 11 - THE FEAR
January 12 - DRAMARAMA
January 15 - X
January 16 - ROBBY KRIEGER'S JAM KITCHEN
January 17 - BUCKCHERRY
January 18 - FEAR FACTORY
January 19 - MARTHA DAVIS & THE MOTELS
January 23 - ULI JON ROTH & BUMBLEFOOT (GUNS N' ROSES)
January 24 - JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE
January 25 - FASTER PUSSYCAT & JETBOY
January 26 - THE BANGLES
January 31 - INFECTIOUS GROOVES

Founded in 1964, the Whisky A Go Go has been an anchor in the music scene on the Sunset Strip, hosting rock and roll legends like THE DOORS, GUNS N' ROSES, LED ZEPPELIN and VAN HALEN. The Whisky is recognized as a historic music landmark and is the only surviving music venue to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

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