|Hotspot THE JOINT Re-Vamps Into
Los Angeles’ Newest Reggae Lounge + Restaurant
|(Los Angeles, CA – April 18, 2011) Located in the heart of Los Angeles, THE JOINT reggae lounge and restaurant has provided a forum for both up & coming and professional musicians for over 10 years. Artists such as, Keith Richards, Stevie Nicks, Waddy Wachtel have graced the stage behind the walls of this legendary music venue.
With new management and direction, THE JOINT has been revitalized by Eddie Donaldson, owner/founder of The Marketing Division & Guerilla One and partner Sire Dhonie Johnson a Reggae Industry Heavy-Weight who started the legendary Wild Hare Reggae Club in Chicago, The Dub Club in St Louis, and Jimmy’s Reggae Club in Denver.
Amid the fresh guidance of this nightlife power-team; THE JOINT is once again a mecca of culture, hosting weekly exclusive events such as “Reggae All Star Jam” every Wednesday night hosted by Elan Atias from the Wailers and Native Wayne from INDIE 103.1 Radio with additional special guests arriving nightly. “Reggae All Star Jam” treats patrons to the melodic sounds of their favorite Reggae songs performed LIVE by a slew of music and Reggae heavy-hitters including: Elan Atias (Wailers), Bobby Alt (Street Drum Corps), Adrian Young (No Doubt), Remi Kabaka (Percussion), Ronny McQueen (Steele Pulse), “Santa” Davis (Drummer, Ziggy Marley, Peter Tosh), Maiya Sykes, Pepper, Wayne Lothian (English Beat), and more TBA. Additionally, THE JOINT will also be featuring Funky Reggae every Friday night hosted by DJ Matt Robinson with special guest hosts Boostsy Collins from P-Funk and Norwood from Fishbone.
THE JOINT will serve up a Jamaican themed menu offering patrons authentic Caribbean Cuisine; their menu boasts classic dishes including, Caribbean Jerk Chicken, marinated in jerk sauce and grilled tenderly over open fire; Jamaican Beef Patties, mini turnovers filled with seasoned ground beef; and Coco Bread. The design aesthetics of THE JOINT feature progressive pop-culture artists which display works by renowned photographer and artist Estevan Oriol, a mural by famed graffiti artist Retna, original works by graphic artist Shepard Fairey, along with works by action sports photographer Theo Hand.
Donaldson and Johnson also plan to house a one-of-a-kind Rum Bar inside THE JOINT featuring a large variety of white and dark rum from all over the world, slated to open in Fall 2011.
For Reservations Contact:
8771 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90035