SUNSET STRIP Sunset Boulevard Marilyn Monroe had her first date with Joe DiMaggio at the Rainbow Bar and Grill, the Whisky A Go-Go gave birth to both The Doors and go-go dancing:and Led Zeppelin raced motorcycles in the Hyatt Hotel henceforth known as thr "Riot House". Then in the late 90's, the strip captured the limelight again with the House of Blues, the ultra posh Skybar at ther Mondrian (you've got to check this place out) Hotel and the sexy Standard Hollywood Hotel.
31 May 1972 - LA. Sable Starr, aged only 14, celebrating John Bonham's 24th birthday with best friend Lori Maddox (14), Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, John Bonham, groupie Morgana Welch (16) and Mo's best friend Tyla, along with Rodney Binghenheimer, Peter Grant and Queenie Glam at Rodney's "Rainbow Bar and Grill". They left the bar in a white limo
25 years ago, Extreme had a massive hit with their second album Pornograffitti, featuring the standout songs More Than Words and Get The Funk Out. Announced to be one of the headlining bands with Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows, Extreme is sure to play a good amount of selections from the iconic Pornograffitti as well as other crowd favorites. At the Cathouse Live press conference which took place on the patio of the Rainbow Bar & Grill, .
"Mötley Crüe Was Here ! " | Rainbow Bar & Grill co-owner Mikeal Maglieri talks about his headbanging clientele. Since it opened in '72, the Rainbow Bar & Grill has been one of the few places in LA,CA where you can be guaranteed a celebrity sighting. Granted, that celebrity may be the bassist of a defunct hair metal band, but - the grill remains among the most storied spots on the Sunset Strip (and the people-watching is pretty great, too). Co-owner Mikeal Maglieri, 63, witnessed the scene evolve
"Rainbow Rider" This billboard has been placed atop the infamous Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood in anticipation of the 2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival, where The Doors are being honored. The billboard is an almost duplicate of the billboard placed on Sunset Blvd just west of Laurel Canyon for the release of The Doors' debut album. That particular billboard was the very first in history to advertise a rock and roll album."