Coconut Teaszer

The Coconut Teaszer, a Los Angeles, California night club, formerly located at 8117 Sunset Blvd, on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Crescent Heights, was a Hollywood mainstay. Perfectly situated near the legendary Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, it was a rock and roll club and bar located at the eastern end of the world famous Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California. It operated from the mid/late 1980s until the mid-2000s, hosting a wide variety of artists from almost every genre of music. During these times the club became synonymous with great bookings of songwriting talent and record signings of musical groups. The intimate acoustic bar downstairs was called the 8121 and later changed its name to The Crooked Bar, named after the winding staircase used to access the club. It also had a popular patio and a dance floor which was later changed to a billiards room.The "Teaszer" (nickname), booked many bands that would go on to achieve international fame, including Rage Against The Machine, Weezer, Tool, Stone Temple Pilots, The Muffs, Burning Tree, NoFX, Hole, Gin Blossoms, Green Day, Mogg, The Wallflowers, Smash Mouth, Beck's pre-fame band, Loser, which included director Steve Hanft, Radiohead, and Alien Ant Farm. Bands such as the Wallflowers, Alien Ant Farm and Weezer had weekly residencies at the Sunset Strip nightclub and each walked away with major label deals. The Coconut Teaszer held the first L.A. showcases by Green Day, Jakob Dylan's Wallflowers and Rage Against the Machine. The club also featured legendary artists such as Bonnie Bramlett, Johnny Thunders, The Dickies, The Vandals, The Dwarves, Lunachicks, Haunted Garage, The Nymphs, Drivin N Cryin, The Town Cryers, Ohio Players, Ice T and his metal band, Body Count, Liquid Jesus, Verbal Abuse, The Zeros, The Pandoras, Motorcycle Boy, and Arthur Lee of Love, among thousands of others.

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8117 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
90046

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