The Viper Room

8852 Sunset Blvd West HollywoodCA90069
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The Viper Room
The Viper Room


Great place for Local Rock bands but also good for picking up shows for big names.
by merchantcircle on May 10, 2019 from merchantcircle


If you opt for street parking, be cautious of posted signs; most of the neighborhood streets are permit-only.
by Citysearch on May 13, 2009 from Citysearch
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The lounge is glitterati catnip; celebrity sightings are common, even with a maximum capacity of only 250.
by Citysearch on May 13, 2009 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

A “younger, punkish-type crowd” comes to see bands with “local followings” and the occasional “heavy hitter” at this once “hot”, now “gritty and real” WeHo “landmark” that’s also a “ghoulish” draw for “tourists” eager to see where River Phoenix drew his last breath; you’ll be “packed in like sardines and sweating like crazy”, but the sound system is “well designed” and the “intimate” space is...
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
This world-famous club made a splash when it was first opened by actor Johnny Depp and co-owner Sal Jenco back in 1993; Depp is no longer involved, but after a small renovation in 2008, it's still rocking the Strip. With an intensely electric and often star-filled scene, the intimate rock club is also known for unforgettable late-night surprise performances from such powerhouses as the late...
by frommers on April 24, 2011 from frommers
You won't be seeing Johnny Depp here; he's long gone. Nor any Anton Newcombe fist fights either. You will see plenty of local talent with punk roots, both faux and Let's Go! Also A&R guys shifting awkwardly, wondering if that maniac on stage who's stripping off his clothes could sell at Target. The go-go dancers rule; the doormen are d@!%s. Dark, dank, tiny, celeb-heavy, and still with a place...
by blackbookmag on October 28, 2010 from blackbookmag
Intimate live shows and celebrity sightings attract tourists and locals to this well-known Sunset Strip club.:
Small, dark and cool, this Sunset Strip haunt pulls in Hollywood locals, celebrities and tourists looking to rock out, dance all night or just grunge and grab a drink. With only a few (typically...
by by Nancy Hunter at Citysearch on September 20, 2004 from Citysearch

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Since its stellar opening in 1993, the world-famous Viper Room has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Stone Temple Pilots, Bruce Springsteen, Oasis, Counting Crows, Lenny Kravits, Pearl Jam, Iggy Pop, Porno For Pyros, Sandra Bernhardt, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Rodman, and Hunter S. Thompson, as well as an array of other internationally-established artists and the cult...
by cityvoter on May 13, 2016 from cityvoter