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Register to Vote at Amoeba Music

Posted by Amoebite, August 13, 2012 02:06pm | Post a Comment

Register to vote at AmoebaThe 2012 general election will be here before we know it. On Tuesday, November 6 people will enter the voting booth to decide who will be the next President, as well as our Congressmen, Assemblymen, and many important ballot initiatives.

Are you registered to vote? If not - or if you've moved or changed your name or political party choice - it's time to register. Pick up a voter registration form at any Amoeba Music location by October 22 in order to be eligible to vote on November 6. We'll even send it in for you. Or, even easier, register to vote online. Stand up and be heard!

Not sure if you're registered? Check your California registration status online.
 

 

Registering to vote is sexy

Tickets on Sale at Amoeba Hollywood in August

Posted by Amoebite, August 10, 2012 12:47pm | Post a Comment
Tickets at AmoebaAmoeba Hollywood has started regularly selling tickets to local shows, with the added bonus of charging low service fees (if you're into saving money and who isn't really?).

All tickets can be purchased at the registers (while supplies last) for a $2 service fee.

If you have a question about whether we've sold out of a specific show, please call the store at 323-245-6400.


JUST ADDED SHOWS:
Gossip

Gossip

The Fonda Theatre 
October 12
All ages
 
tiger Army

Tiger Army
Tigerflame V
The Fonda Theatre
October 26
All-ages

Here is a full list of tickets we currently have for sale at Amoeba Hollywood:

Show Name
Venue Show Date
Ticket Price
(fee not included)
Afghan Whigs The Fonda Theatre 11/10/2012 $37.50
Ariel Pink The Fonda Theatre 10/05/2012 $22.50
Austra El Rey Theatre 09/15/2012 $19.00
Ben Howard The Fonda Theatre 10/06/2012 $25.00
Dan Deacon El Rey Theatre 10/20/2012 $17.00
Dr. Dog John Anson Ford 10/05/2012 $30.00
Easy Star All Stars El Rey Theatre 09/20/2012 $20.00
First Aid Kit The Fonda Theatre 10/16/2012 $25.00
FYF Fest Weekend Pass Historic State Park, DTLA 09/01 & 09/02 $89 (+$4 fee)
Gossip The Fonda Theatre  10/12/2012 $27.50
Grimes El Rey Theatre 10/10/2012 $20.00
Kimbra The Fonda Theatre 10/04/2012 $25.00
Owl City The Fonda Theatre 09/24/2012 $25.00
The Raveonettes El Rey Theatre 10/08/2012 $25.00
Rodriguez El Rey Theatre 09/28/2012 $25.50
Swans The Fonda Theatre 09/11/2012 $30.00
Thee Oh Sees El Rey Theatre 09/09/2012 $17.00
The Walkmen John Anson Ford 09/12/2012 $30.00
Tiger Army
(Octoberflame V)
The Fonda Theatre  10/26/2012 $28.00

FYF Fest Poster
 

Recap: August 2012 Charity Auction

Posted by Amoebite, August 5, 2012 07:44pm | Post a Comment

rock the vote logoOn Saturday, August 4, 2012 we had another great auction at Amoeba Hollywood with mister funnyman, Jason Boggs, who cleverly wooed the people into bidding on crazy and zany items. The energy in the store was amazing, with the sidewalk sale happening at the same time and the buzz of the shoppers and the great music in the store.

This month's auction benefited Rock the Vote, which is a little different for us, but it is timely and anything that gets people involved in understanding the issues and being involved is a GOOD thing. Jason, as always, was patient and urging at the same time and even though some folks were being a bit stubborn--he got the bids out of 'em.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Star Wars lunchbox with Lando Calrissian action figure inside - $10.00 (score!)
  • Dark Knight LP with passes to the show, etc. - $25.00
  • Signed Lana Del Rey 7" single - $15.00
  • Hollywood Bowl tickets to Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter and Jazz Night - $60.00
  • Natural History Museum passes - $22.00
  • KISS collectible glass set with Metallica shirt - $12.00
  • Grimes tickets - $30.00
  • Madonna mug and poster - $10.00
  • Beatles bag with patches, stickers and poster - $35.00
  • Trader Joe's gift card with lunchbox - $55.00 (!!)
  • Amoeba VIP in-store all-access pass - $15.00
  • Brew Coffee gift certificate with mug - $10.00
  • Record Store Day gift bag - $12.00

All together $311.00 was raised for Rock the Vote, and with Amoeba's match it will be $622.00!! Nice work everyone!

Sidewalk Sale at Amoeba Hollywood August 4th. Classical Blowout, DVD Box Set 2 for $10, and More!

Posted by Amoebite, July 26, 2012 12:25pm | Post a Comment
SidewalkSaleVisit Amoeba Hollywood on Saturday, August 4th from noon-5:30pm for our next sidewalk sale! Pick up some awesome deals on CDs, vinyl, DVDs, box sets and more all at great savings.

The sidewalk sale will also feature a Classical blowout with vinyl for 50 cents or three for $1 and CDs at $2.99 and $3.99 that arebuy-one-get-one-free! BOGO! What a deal! There are many great bargains among these titles, but we just need to clear them out for new merchandise.

AND get this! We have a TON of DVD box sets that are two for $10!! We've got titles like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The OfficeCurb Your EnthusiasmWeedsWill & Grace, South ParkThe Simpsons, and SO MUCH MORE!

Come out and see the many other deals to be had at the sidewalk sale! For those who can't make it out, shop our Clearance section online for some sweet finds.

All sidewalk sales are final. Store credit cannot be used to purchase items from the sidewalk sale. Prices apply to sidewalk sale stock only and this offer is only while supplies last.

Sidewalk Sale at Amoeba Hollywood

Sidewalk Sale at Amoeba    Sidewalk Sale at Amoeba Hollywood

Video: Customer Shows Off Purchases from East Coast Vinyl Collection

Posted by Amoebite, July 24, 2012 04:55pm | Post a Comment
A customer essentially made his own "What's In My Bag?" video taking us through a handful of purchases from the East Coast Vinyl Collection which was unveiled over the weekend at Amoeba Hollywood. Some of the gems he snagged include an LP by Stomu Yamash'ta, Irrlicht by Klaus Scholze, Solstice by Ralph Towner on ECM, and Urban Bushmen by The Art Ensemble of Chicago, among others. Check out his haul!

Stomu Yamashta     Klaus Schulze Irrlicht 

Ralph Towner Solstice ECM     Art Ensemble of Chicago Urban Bushmen


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