The Palomino

Former Location –
The Palomino has long been known as a country-flavored club, but in the 80’s, many other types of music could be enjoyed here such as Elvis Costello and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Palomino Dylan Fogerty

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On February 19, 1987, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, and John Fogerty jammed with Taj Mahal. They played “Proud Mary,” “Watching the River Flow,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Peggy Sue,” “Honey Don’t,” “Matchbox” and “Gone Gone Gone”.

In December of 1971, Linda Ronstadt had a breakthrough concert here that earned her glowing reviews and set her on her way to stardom.

June 1984 saw Neil Young and The International Harvesters play a couple of shows here and in January Jerry Lee Lewis played a gig.

Other Rock and Roll alumni include The Everly Brothers, Phil Seymour, The Pretenders, Red Hot Chili Peppers, George Harrison, The Plimsouls, Bo Diddley, The Motels, The Blasters, Albert King, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Quiet Riot featuring Randy Rhoads, and Canned Heat.

Unfortunately, this venue closed in mid 1995 after the death of both original owners, Billy and Tommy Thomas.

The Palomino
6907 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood CA 91605