Legendary Hollywood Venue, The Music Box Reveals A New Facelift And Revival Celebration

Featuring a Red Carpet Charity Event for LA Fashion Week with PROJECT ETHOS on Fri. March 19, International House DJ SANDER KLEINENBERG on Sat. March 20 and Dance Duo GROOVE ARMADA on Sun. March 21
 
 
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March 11, 2010 - PRLog -- Hollywood’s most prestigious live entertainment venue, The Music Box proudly reveals their new facelift, unveiling the beauty of the venue’s original 1920’s Hollywood design with an extended, three-day celebration of music, art and fashion March 19-21. The weekend features a red carpet fashion and art show presented by Project Ethos on Friday, Mar. 19, world-renown House DJ Sander Kleinenberg on Saturday, Mar. 20 and internationally-known London dance duo Groove Armada on Sunday, Mar 21, 2010.

“From the Golden Age of Hollywood, through mid-century modifications, The Music Box brings a revival and full-scale revamping to this historic venue, a Hollywood legend and soon to be the future of LA entertainment,” says Preston Gaspar, The Music Box’s Director of Special Events.  “It was essential to give the venue a dynamic facelift and a complete sound and lighting overhaul to deliver the best possible experience.”  “These modifications, along with an all star team to produce in-house events, positions The Music Box to be the premier venue for live music, electronic music and special events.”

The Music Box continues its long relationship with Goldenvoice to provide the music industry’s most talented acts.  Announcing a new partnership with Insomniac Events to bring the most sought after DJs from around the world every Saturday night, The Music Box is setting a new standard for LA venues.

The Music Box has been at the very center of Hollywood's dazzling nightlife for nearly a century. The storied edifice, which for decades has been a lavish sanctum of glamour and spectacle, commissioned one of the nation’s top designers, Roy Nachum, to help carefully recreate the baroque interior of this historically significant relic of Hollywood’s Golden Age. With Nachum’s relentless attention to detail and unique, progressive design flare, The Music Box has redefined ‘sophistication.’

Both an accomplished painter and a peerless designer, Nachum’s designs achieve a perfect balance between the historic and the futuristic. While many of the venue’s original details have been refurbished, Nachum’s attention to detail, avant-garde expertise, punk aesthetics, and his control of light and space are particularly evident in the venue’s completely transformed grand entrance.

Walking into the remodeled The Music Box is a dramatic experience with the original flourishes, featuring a moodily lit, ante-chamber design. Luxurious theater curtains surround the ballroom and Bosch art imagery adorns the walls. The new design also features plush private booths with optimal viewing, an easily accessible two-sided main bar and new checkered dance floor. The versatility of the space has been greatly expanded by replacing the original sloped seating with a level floor. The balcony offers a most unique party perspective with a commanding view of the main stage.  To complete the venue’s Hollywood makeover, the marquee has been updated by adding lighting from the original 1926 movie theater design.

One of only two venues in Hollywood with a fully permitted 24-hour operations license, The Music Box allows a late night experience to last as long as deemed necessary. After the current renovations, the total capacity of the venue will accommodate over 1500 guests, covering over 30,000 square feet.

For media inquiries please contact Kim Koury at Spin Public Relations at kim@spinprgroup.com or call 310.497.6324.

MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC BOX
The Music Box is a unique and multi-faceted entertainment venue, renowned for its stunning rooftop views of the hills, main auditorium with ornate period details. It is conveniently located in the heart of Hollywood, and is the venue of choice for concerts, premieres, wrap parties, award shows, HBO specials, fundraisers, and a wide range of special events and celebrations. The venue provides its clients with versatile floor plans, professional staff, advanced sound and lighting and classic design from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

With some of the industry's most notable bands taking the stage over the years, The Music Box has become one of the world's top-ranked venues positioned in the heart of Hollywood. Averaging 20 concerts, clubs and special events each month, the venue entertains thousands of concert fans and special event guests weekly.  In conjunction with Goldenvoice, a leading concert promotion group in Los Angeles, The Music Box hosts up to 10 national recording artists a month to provide concert fans a unique and intimate experience. Concert headliners have included Radiohead, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, Black Eyed Peas, Black Crowes, Justin Timberlake, DJ Shadow, Iggy Pop, Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah, The Hives, Green Day, Pussycat Dolls, Rilo Kiley, The Cramps, Outkast, Lil' Kim, Interpol, Queens of the Stone Age, Dwight Yoakum, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Rancid and Mars Volta, to name a few.

The Music Box is located at 6126 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 on the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Gower. For more information, to view the concert calendar or info on how to book your next event, please visit www.tmbhollywood.com.
              
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WHO:    The Music Box
WHAT:   Grand Re-Launch Weekend Celebration featuring Project Ethos on Friday, Mar. 19, DJ Sander Kleinenberg on Saturday, Mar. 20 and Groove Armada on Sunday, Mar.  21, 2010 Friday, March 19 –  ‘LA Fashion Week at The Music Box’ presented by Project Ethos, a red-carpet charity event for Love Cures Cancer, presenting the collections of ten designers, emerging musical acts and live art.  Featuring GOGA by Gordana & Haus of Estrada of Project Runway fame and live performances by BRUNO MARS ("Nothing on You"), LOVE GRENADES & MANDO FRESKO Tickets are $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door, or $50 VIP and can be purchased online at www.ProjectEthos.com.

Saturday, March 20 - International House DJ Sander Kleinenberg launches DÉCOR, Insomniac’s new Saturday night residency at The Music Box. Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased in advance by visiting www.wantickets.com  or www.groovetickets.com or by calling The Music Box box office at 323-464-0808.  

Sunday, March 21 – London dance duo Groove Armada. Tickets are $27.00 and available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling The Music Box box office.  

WHERE:  The Music Box, 6126 Hollywood Blvd (@ Gower) Hollywood, CA 90028 Phone: 323-  464-0808 www.tmbhollywood.com

WHEN:    Friday, March 19 – Sunday, March 21, 2010

OTHER:  (21 +) Call 323-464-0808 to request a list of table/bottle packages and reserve a VIP table.  

PR Contact: Kim Koury
Spin Public Relations
310.497.6324                
kim@spinprgroup.com

Special Event Booking Contact: Preston Gaspar
Director of Special Events
323.464.0808 x106              
preston@themusicbox.la
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