Former Location –
Originally located on North La Cienega, Gazzarri’s moved to this location on June 1, 1965.
Bill Gazzarri was known as The Godfather of Rock and Roll mainly due to the fact that he liked dressing up as a Chicago-style gangster when he visited the club. The radio commercials for Gazzarri’s were a staple on L. A. airwaves with for years.
The Doors, The Byrds, Bobby Fuller, Van Halen, The Go-Go’s, Tina Turner, Sonny and Cher, X, Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Guns N’ Roses and Buffalo Springfield all performed here.
The club closed down in 1993, two years after Bill passed away and was torn down in 1995.
Noteworthy Concerts Held At Gazzarri’s
5/31/1986 – Guns N’ Roses
10/21/1982 – Iron Butterfly
1/5/1980 – Berlin
9/26/1980 – The Plimsouls
12/13/1979 – Berlin
9/12/1979 – Black Flag
1/20-1/22/1967 – Buffalo Springfield
1/14/1977 – Van Halen
3/5/1967 – The Doors
2/22-23/1967 – The Doors
9039 W. Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood CA 90069