Doug Weston's Troubadour
Opening its door in 1957, the Troubadour bar has become one of the most popular destinations for any up and coming music talent. It was first opened as a coffee house on La Cienega blvd, but moved to its current location shortly after opening. In the 1960s, the Troubadour was host to many of the big names in the music scene at that time.
Backstory and Context
Throughout the 70s and 80s, the Troubadour featured a lot of new wave and punk genres. Guns n' Roses played their first show there and was discovered by David Geffen, a music producer in Hollywood. There is still a very wide variety of music played at the Troubadour and is considered one of Hollywood's most respected place to hear live music.
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