PLAY: The Iconic Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood, CA (Summer)

Posted by:  Whisky A Go Go  | When:  –  | Where: Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, California, USA

  Booking 12 Sonicbids bands

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This legendary nightclub has hosted music's biggest names since it opened its doors in 1964, including The Doors, who were the venue's house band in 1966. The Whisky A Go-Go is now booking Sonicbids bands to play this summer and early fall. With a dedicated local following, this is a great way to build your reputation in and play with other great bands.

The Opportunity

One of the oldest rock venues in the country, it's stage has seen it all, and from every genre of music, including Rock, Alternative, Blues, and more. With a capacity of 500, The Whisky A Go-Go hosts fans of all ages. 

This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band. This is an amazing opportunity to get active in a super progressive music scene and start building a fan base and relationships with one of the best venues in town.

Past Performers Include:
The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Guns 'n' Roses

This is a great opportunity to build your fan base and your resume by playing one of the most iconic music venues in the world.

The Band

  • Genres accepted include Rock, Alternative, Indie, Pop (Country not preferred)
  • Full bands preferred
  • We prefer bands from United States & Canada
  • Artists must be willing to sell tickets

  • Bands must be actively playing shows 

  • Acts must have a solid online presence 

  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site

  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

The Gig

  • One 30-minute set
  • PA, mics and a sound engineer will be provided
  • Artists are responsible for bringing their instruments and any other equipment needed
  • Backline information available here:
  • We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing the venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that fit your band!
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Artists keep 100% of CD sales and 75% of merch
  • New Artists are given tickets to sell and keep profits once the minimum has been met


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking