Whisky a Go Go

Nightclub in West Hollywood, California

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Whisky a Go Go
"The Whisky"
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The Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip
Address8901 Sunset Blvd
LocationWest Hollywood, California 90069
Coordinates34°5′26″N 118°23′8″W / 34.09056°N 118.38556°W / 34.09056; -118.38556Coordinates: 34°5′26″N 118°23′8″W / 34.09056°N 118.38556°W / 34.09056; -118.38556
Genre(s)Rock and roll, pop, alternative rock, punk rock, ska, new wave, heavy metal, glam rock, glam metal, alternative metal
OpenedJanuary 16, 1964

Whisky a Go Go is a nightclub in West Hollywood, California. It is located at 8901 Sunset Boulevard on the Sunset Strip, corner North Clark Street, opposite North San Vicente Boulevard, northwest corner. The club has been the launching pad for bands including The Stooges, Alice Cooper (who recorded a live album there in 1969), The Doors, No Doubt, System of a Down, The Byrds, Chicago, Germs, Buffalo Springfield, Steppenwolf, Van Halen, Johnny Rivers, X, Led Zeppelin, KISS, Guns N' Roses, Death, AC/DC and Mötley Crüe. In 2006, the venue was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[1]

  1. ^ "Whisky A Go Go". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Retrieved April 3, 2015.

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