Singer, songwriter and keyboardist Dave Schulz is a fixture
in the diverse Los Angeles music scene and has performed all over the country
with bands like The Goo Goo
Dolls, Dave Wakeling/English Beat, General Public
and, more recently, enduring new wave band Berlin. Originally from
Late night grub: Toi Thai [7505 ½ Sunset Blvd.] might as well reserve me a table permanently after . My drummer Matt and I love to hang here after a night at the Kibitz Room. It’s all about the sauce, baby.
Dive Bar – Kibitz Room [
Rock Club: The Joint [
Mexican – El Compadre [7408 W. Sunset Blvd.] seriously has the best salsa on the planet. The flaming margaritas are top notch as well. All sorts of rock stars and artist types hang here on a regular basis.
Brew pub : The Village Idiot [
Local Book Store – Book Soup [8818 Sunset Blvd.] is another magnet for intelligent, attractive women, except its books instead of beer. Hot!
Record Store – Amoeba Records [6400 W. Sunset Blvd.] is the
world’s largest independent record store, host to cool in-store performances by
artists ranging from Paul McCartney to Sonic Youth. I’m a little biased
because the Founder, Marc Weinstein, is from my hometown of
Overall Music Venue – Between recording my debut record Connect
at The Cave recording studio (directly behind the club) and enjoying
post-session drinks, I spend a lot of time at the Mint [
Brunch Spot –– Right around the corner from my place on
Pizza – The Rainbow Bar & Grill [9015 Sunset Blvd.] has the best pizza in town. It is the rock ‘n’ roll mainstay of the Sunset Strip. Mario Maglieri’s legendary club is host to a barrage of rock stars, groupies and porn stars—you get Lemmy and Ron Jeremy under the same roof.