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Recap: September Charity Auction to Benefit Free Arts

Posted by Amoebite, September 9, 2013 01:12pm | Post a Comment

Kurt Braunohler Amoeba AuctionOn Saturday, September 7 we had the amazing and suave Kurt Braunohler return to host our auction at Amoeba Hollywood and sign copies of his new comedy album, How Do I Land? – out on Kill Rock Stars.

Don't tell me you don't know about comedian Kurt Braunholer?? He's been seen on BUNK (IFC), Chelsea Lately, Bob’s Burgers (FOX), Delocated (Adult Swim), Comedy Central Presents, Jon Benjamin Has a Van (Comedy Central), The Heart She Holler (Adult Swim), Assy McGee (Adult Swim) and Human Giant (MTV). He can also be heard on the radio on This American Life, telling a story which he is currently developing for television for HBO.

Kurt was recently named one of Variety’s “10 Comics To Watch.” He’s also featured in Time Out New York's list of 50 Funniest New Yorkers, named as a "Comic to Watch" by Comedy Central, the New York Comedy Festival and TimeOut NY, as well as “Best Male Stand-Up” by the ECNY and “Best Unscripted Host” by the New York Television Festival. The man is funny!!

People came out to bid on concert tickets, gift certificates, collectibles, a special Kill Rock Stars “Kurt Pack” and so much more. The store was abuzz, and the heated bidding wars drove the temperature even higher than the record-breaking Los Angeles heatwave. Kurt is a natural at making people laugh while they dig deep in their pockets. Plus, he was a smooth criminal when it came to sliding the bids up and up and up...

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New Arcade Fire 12" Available Sept 9 at 9pm at Amoeba Hollywood, SF/Berkeley Sept 10

Posted by Amoebite, September 6, 2013 06:15pm | Post a Comment

Arcade Fire ReflektorArcade Fire is releasing a very limited 12" single from their upcoming album, Reflektor (due out October 29 on Merge Records). The "Reflektor" 12" will be available for sale at Amoeba Hollywood on Monday, September 9 at 9pm. Amoeba San Francisco and Berkeley will have it for sale starting Tuesday, September 10 at open (SF opens at 11am, Berkeley opens at 10:30am).

Quantities are very limited so it's first come first served, limit one copy per customer and you must be in the store to purchase it. No phone orders, online sales or holds allowed.

We'll also be playing the new single at Amoeba Hollywood on Monday, 9/9 at 9pm so come down to the store for a chance to hear the new track before anyone else.

In typical Arcade Fire, mum's the word when it comes to everything about the release and the 12" single. Artwork for the 12" has surfaced online, but we can't confirm yet that this is accurate. To further complicate the mystery, the back cover also features a track listing of 14 songs. But it is reportedly just another trick by the band. We'll all have to wait and see on Monday!

Arcade Fire Refektor

 

Sidewalk Sale at Amoeba Hollywood Saturday, September 14

Posted by Amoebite, September 5, 2013 08:29pm | Post a Comment

Sidewalk SaleAmoeba Hollywood's next Sidewalk Sale is Saturday, September 14 from 12- 5pm! We always have tons of great bargains just outside the store during our sidewalk sales and this one will be no different. (Of course there are some pretty stellar deals inside the store too, but you already knew that.) If shopping all of these awesome deals works up your thirst, the kind folks at Hubert's Lemonade will be on hand offering free lemonade to our lovely customers.

Sale items to look out for at this month's sidewalk sale include:

  • All DVDs are $3 and buy one get one free (excluding DVD box sets)
  • DVD box sets just $7 each or 2 for $10
  • Classical CDs are buy one get one free
  • Grab bags of ten 45s for only $3
  • Posters 3 for $10

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

Huberts Lemonade

Our 300th "What's In My Bag?" Episode With DJ/Producer Pretty Lights!

Posted by Amoebite, September 4, 2013 04:38pm | Post a Comment

Pretty Lights

We are thrilled to announce the 300th episode of our What's In My Bag? series! We have definitely come a long way in our six seasons and we are so very grateful to our faithful WIMB supporters and fans for watching, commenting, and sharing our videos. We've discovered a lot of new music and learned a ton through the series, and from what you say to us on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, it's clear that you guys have too. Thank you to all of you who love "What's In My Bag?" just as much as we do! 

Pretty Lights

To help celebrate this milestone, our 300th episode features DJ/Producer Pretty Lights, aka Derek Vincent Smith of Fort Collins, Colorado. Known for his sample-based electronic hip hop productions, he is one of the most talked about producers in the scene. Smith is currently on tour promoting his fourth album, A Color Map Of The Sun, with dates across North America and the United Kingdom. In addition to performing under the PL moniker, he also runs his own label, Pretty Lights Music, which is home to seven artists including fellow Colorado native Paul Basic and PLM co-founder Michael Menert.

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Tickets For Sale at Amoeba Hollywood in September

Posted by Amoebite, September 2, 2013 01:03pm | Post a Comment

Tickets at AmoebaAmoeba Hollywood regularly sells 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. We take cash and credit cards for all ticket sales. Store credit and coupons cannot be applied to ticket sales. Limit 4 tickets per person.

Please note that on the day of the show, we will stop selling tickets for that show at 5pm.

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:

Dizzy Wright

Dizzy Wright
El Rey Theatre
November 2

Lord Huron

Lord Huron
Fonda Theatre
March 1

 

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)
The 1975 Fonda Theatre 11/01/2013 $20.00
Active Child El Rey 11/23/2013 $19.00
Anthema & Alcest El Rey 10/03/2013 $22.00
Joey Bada$$ Fonda Theatre 11/07/2013 $27.50
Beats Antique Fonda Theatre 11/15/2013 $25.00
Best Coast / LAAR Benefit Fonda Theatre 10/21/2013 $22.50
Blues Traveler El Rey 10/22/2013 $32.00
Boy Fonda Theatre 10/26/2013 $20.00
Charli XCX El Rey 11/04/2013 $22.00
Cocorosie Fonda Theatre 10/29/2013 $25.00
Crystal Fighters Fonda Theatre 10/24/2013 $20.50
Delorean El Rey 11/15/2013 $20.00
Desaparecidos Fonda Theatre 11/14/2013 $30.00
The Dismemberment Plan Fonda Theatre 12/12/2013 $27.50
Dodos El Rey 10/15/2013 $18.00
Lou Doillon El Rey 10/11/2013 $21.50
Mike Doughty Fonda Theatre 11/08/2013 $25.00
Draco Fonda Theatre 10/19/2013 $35.00
Steve Earle Ford Theater 10/10/2013 $39.00
Hanni El Khatib El Rey 10/25/2013 $20.00
EOTO Fonda Theatre 11/22/2013 $25.00
Example El Rey 11/05/2013 $22.00
Sky Ferreira El Rey 09/29/2013 $20.00
Festival Supreme Santa Monica Pier 10/19/2013 $99.00
Finch Fonda Theatre 12/14/2013 $27.50
Dillon Francis Fonda Theatre 12/27& 12/28 $27.50
Michael Franti Fonda Theatre 10/12/2013 $35.00
Fratellis Fonda Theatre 11/12/2013 $17.00
Godflesh Fonda Theatre 10/27/2013 $30.00
Gogol Bordello Fonda Theatre 10/7, 10/8 & 10/9 $29.50
Gov't Mule Fonda Theatre 10/30/2013 $30.00
Anthony Green El Rey 11/22/2013 $19.00
Griz Fonda Theatre 10/11/2013 $20.00
HAIM (SOLD OUT) Fonda Theatre 10/16/2013 $22.50
He's My Brother, She's My Sister El Rey 10/26/2013 $18.00
High on Fire & Kvelertak El Rey 12/12/2013 $20.00
Jagwar Ma El Rey 12/13/2013 $17.00
Katatonia + Cult of Luna El Rey 10/06/2013 $25.00
Tori Kelly Fonda Theatre 10/28/2013 $20.00
Less Than Jake Fonda Theatre 11/30/2013 $25.00
Lissie Fonda Theatre 12/09/2013 $24.50
Lord Huron Fonda Theatre 03/01/2014 $22.50
Lux Lives LA (21+)
Celebrating the life, music and birthday of
Lux Interior (the Cramps).
Redwood Bar 10/20/2013 $20.00
The Maine & Anberlin Mayan Theatre 10/08/2013 $25.00
Natalie Maines El Rey 10/08/2013 $38.50
Man Man Fonda Theatre 09/29/2013 $17.50
Johnny Marr Fonda Theatre 11/02/2013 $27.50
Colin Meloy Fonda Theatre 01/16/2014 $28.50
Minnesota and Michal Menert El Rey 10/31/2013 $25.00
Morbid Angel Fonda Theatre 11/29/2013 $22.50
Kate Nash Fonda Theatre 11/23/2013 $22.50
Naturally 7 El Rey 11/25/2013 $20.00
Tom O'Dell El Rey 10/09/2013 $20.00
Over the Rhine El Rey 11/21/2013 $27.00
Palma Violets El Rey 10/19/2013 $20.00
Phosphorescent El Rey 10/01/2013 $20.00
Polica Fonda Theatre 11/20/2013 $22.50
Primal Scream Fonda Theatre 10/13/2013 $32.00
Marky Ramone Fonda Theatre 10/15/2013 $25.00
Savages Fonda Theatre 09/30/2013 $22.50
Save Ferris El Rey 11/01/2013 $25.00
Somo El Rey 11/07/2013 $19.00
Sparks Fonda Theatre 11/11/2013 $35.00
Ronnie Spector El Rey 10/28/2013 $52.00
Stereophonics Fonda Theatre 10/10/2013 $30.00
Surfer Blood El Rey 10/21/2013 $20.00
Switchfoot Fonda Theatre 11/06/2013 $29.50
El Ten Eleven El Rey 12/14/2013 $17.00
Terakaft El Rey 11/06/2013 $20.00
Tricky El Rey 10/23/2013 $25.00
Frank Turner Fonda Theatre 10/14/2013 $22.50
Volcano Choir Fonda Theatre 01/18/2014 $26.00
You Me at Six El Rey 10/04/2013 $17.00
Warpaint El Rey 10/12/2013 $25.00
Waterboys El Rey 10/07/2013 $27.00
Wax El Rey 12/30/2013 $18.50
Way Over Yonder / Newport Folk Santa Monica Pier 10/05 & 10/06 $48/day or $86 weekend pass
White Lies El Rey 10/10/2013 $25.00
Keller Williams El Rey 11/08/2013 $20.00
Woodkid Fonda Theatre 10/25/2013 $23.00
Dizzy Wright El Rey 11/02/2013 $17.00

 

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