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Event 

UFO
Title:
UFO
When:
Thursday November 29,2012 06:30 PM
Where:
The Key Club - West Hollywood
Category:
Fall-Winter2012

Description

Doors: 6:30pm

Ages: 18 +Up

Tickets:$25 In Advance $30 Day of Show

 

 


 

UFO are an English rock band, who were formed in 1969. UFO became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. UFO were ranked #84 on VH1's '100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock'.

Singer Phil Mogg, guitarist Mick Bolton, bassist Pete Way, and drummer Andy Parker formed the band in August 1969. Originally taking the name Hocus Pocus, the group changed their name in October 1969 to UFO in honor of the London club where they were spotted by Noel Moore, who signed them to Beacon Records label, which was headed by Antiguan-born Milton Samuel. Their eponymously titled first album debuted in 1970 and was a typical example of early hard rock including a heavy version of the Eddie Cochran's classic "C'mon Everybody". Both UFO 1 and its follow-up UFO 2: Flying, were successful in Japan (especially the single "C'mon Everybody" which became a huge hit there) and Germany (the song "Boogie For George," also from the first album, reached #30 in German singles charts as well as "Prince Kajuku" from Flying reached #26), but generated poor interest in Britain and America. Consequently, their third effort, Live (later re-issued as UFO Lands In Tokyo), was originally only released in Japan in 1972.

Venue

The Key Club
Venue:
The Key Club   -   Website
Street:
9039 Sunset Blvd.
ZIP:
90069
City:
West Hollywood
State:
Ca
Country:
Country: us

Description

“Beginning with the 60’s and for the next three decades, Bill Gazzarri, “The Godfather of Rock n Roll”, created a premiere venue, Gazzarri’s, at this site for artists like The Doors, Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Tom Petty, Tina Turner, Mötley Crüe, and Guns N’ Roses. The legacy continues to rock the world”.


So reads the plaque that today sits at the entrance to the world famous Key Club (known as Billboard Live from 1996-1998), the venue which, since 1998, has occupied the historic space where Gazzarri’s once stood. Since its inception, Key Club has hosted a diverse group of talent, the highlights of which include Bon Jovi, ‘N Sync, Kanye West, Incubus, Tony Bennett, Prince, The Roots, Heart, and Def Leppard.


Now under new ownership and branded Sunset Live presents Key Club, the famed venue promises to not only continue the tradition set forth by Gazzarri’s and the Key Club of the ’90′s and early 2000′s , but to elevate it and set a new standard for the live music experience.