Inside The Black live at The Three Clubs August 15, 2012
You know how the little hole in the wall restaurants are often the best places to eat? Well, it’s the same with rock clubs!
Not far from the Sunset Strip, yet far enough, is a place called The Three Clubs. Established in 1991, it sits in the heart of Hollywood, seemingly worlds away from both the well-known Sunset Strip and the relatively nascent, artsy Silverlake / Los Feliz scenes.
Both fans and musicians that come to Los Angeles are often surprised that the famed Sunset Strip is technically in West Hollywood – a city that is decidedly buttoned down and full of rules. There are very few live rock clubs in Hollywood proper, with The Three Clubs probably having been around the longest of those that still exist.
The Three Clubs reflects the fast and loose attitude of Hollywood, in contrast to that of West Hollywood and other parts of Los Angeles. For example, where do you park? Find a dark spot on the street somewhere! There sure as hell aren’t 10 parking lot attendants waving you down, ready to swindle you for $10 or more. Nor are there any fancy new credit-card-taking parking meters that have to be fed until 2am.
Cocktails served at The Three Clubs
The outside of the club is dark, now painted black, and I’m not even sure there is a proper sign out front — only three dark gold clubs painted on the outside wall, and a small neon sign that says “cocktails.” Within walking distance down Santa Monica Blvd you can solicit a transsexual if your heart so desires. Walk up Vine St and you will find the homeless occupying odd cubby holes found in the sides of various buildings, in stark contrast to the glamorous reputation of Hollywood. This is not to glorify these things, but it is simply what surrounds the club, and what makes up modern-day Hollywood.
Inside The Three Clubs in Hollywood
Inside, The Three Clubs feels both swanky and seedy. Order a cocktail and drink it in a dark corner. Strike up a conversation with a girl in a little black dress drinking a Cosmo, then get drowned out by a gritty rock band playing too loud. It’s all part of the atmosphere, and you’ll love it.
We are proud to say that we will be performing here on Wednesday, August 15th. Doors are at 10pm and there is NO COVER.
Come out and hang with us, because this is going to be a fun night, unlike what you will find in any other part of Los Angeles.
Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/330864730338168/
Wednesday, August 15
The Three Clubs
1123 N. Vine St.
Hollywood, CA 90038
FREE // 21+ // 10:00pm
Boys School (rock)
Bella Darling (indie rock)
See you there!
-Inside The Black