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West Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Whisky a Go-Go

 
 
Whisky a Go-Go Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker
1. Whisky a Go-Go Marker
Inscription.  Since opening in 1964, the Whisky a Go-Go has been one of the world's most prominent and important rock and roll venues. Its stage has served as the launching pad for generations of music legends, including Johnny Rivers, Frank Zappa, Love, The Doors, Buffalo Springfield, Guns n' Roses and Mötley Crüe.
 
Erected by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 34° 5.446′ N, 118° 23.147′ W. Marker is in West Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Clark Street, on the right when traveling west on Sunset Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8901 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Doors Workshop (approx. half a mile away); Schindler House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stahl House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Beverly Hills Main Post Office
Whisky a Go-Go image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker
2. Whisky a Go-Go
The marker is to the left of the entrance, at far left.
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); “Love Street” (approx. 1.6 miles away); Morton Bay Fig (approx. 1.7 miles away); Will Rogers Memorial Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Beverly Hills Hotel (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hollywood.
 
Regarding Whisky a Go-Go. The club has also been the launching pad for Alice Cooper, Golden Earring, No Doubt, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Chicago, Steppenwolf, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, KISS, AC/DC, and Metallica.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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