Amoeba is one of my very favorite places in L.A. It’s my go-to spot for unloading old CDs, thumbing through the bins of deeply discounted DVDs, and buying previously owned music. Besides being a place with a fantastic selection of music of all genres, movies, live performances, and more, Amoeba is dog friendly and encourages folks to bring their canine pals along to shop.
Considering the store’s open arms policy to dogs, it’s not too much of a suprise that they are hosting a pet adoption this afternoon from 12pm to 4pm. Lange Foundation is a local organization dedicated to finding new homes for pets in need, as well as a sterilization program throughout L.A. County. They will have some furry friends for you to meet and possibly take home. At 4pm there will be a charity auction to benefit the group. Even if you aren’t looking to add a pet to your family, stop by and support a great cause.
Amoeba Music is located at 6400 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood.
Elvis Costello, accompanied by singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale, will do a live in-store performance at Amoeba in Hollywood on Monday, June 22nd at 8 PM. Amoeba will stream the performance live on its website.
The Amoeba Hollywood performance is the second of two in-store performances Costello will do that day, the first one taking place at the San Francisco Amoeba at noon. His new album, Secret, Profane & Sugarcane, was released last week.
The show was a 6pm and there was no way Steve could make it from Culver in time… Amoeba shut down at 5pm to usher out the paying customers and pack in as many fans as the store could handle. So it was up to me, Mark, to walk down to Amoeba at 4pm, wait in line for a bit and enjoy some musical comedy as a warm up for The Office and LOST.