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Clubs to Start the Week Right

April 25, 2002|Heidi Siegmund Cuda

Monday, Monday, can't trust that day. But when night falls, it's rock 'n' roll nirvana:

Blue Mondays at Blue--I'm like, so sure! This dance club plays all '80s music, like totally! It's free and, I'm like, that's so radical. 18 and older. No cover. 1642 Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood, (323) 468-3863.

Camaro at the Viper Room--The best, baddest rock club on the Sunset Strip. 21 and older, $10 cover. 8852 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 358-1881.

Coconut Teaszer--You've got to start somewhere, and the Teaszer's it for neophyte rockers. Monday veterans include Green Day and Stone Temple Pilots. 21 and older. No cover. 8117 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 654-4773.

Dragonfly--Each Monday, it's a battle of the bands at the 'Fly, Hollywood's favorite rock club. 21 and older. $5 cover. 6510 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, (323) 466-6111.

The Joint--Known for great Monday residencies, the Joint is playing host to country rocker Jack Tempchin's all-star band, which includes Tom Petty's drummer, Phil Jones. 21 and older. No cover. 8771 W. Pico Blvd., L.A., (310) 275-2619.

Joseph's Cafe--Monday's soiree at this sweet Greek restaurant and nightclub is made even sweeter by DJ Dave Orlando's slammin' imagination. 21 and older. No cover. Call in advance for guest list, dinner reservations. 1775 Ivar Ave., Hollywood, (323) 462-8697 or (323) 848-9300.

Les Deux Cafe--Plan to spend money at this tony Hollywood restaurant, which is the site of a happening Monday soiree. 21 and older. No cover. 1638 Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood, (323) 465-0509.

Spaceland--May's Monday resident is the heavy psychedelic rock band Nebula. 21 and older. No cover. 1717 Silver Lake Blvd., Silver Lake, (213) 833-2843.

Troubadour--If you're looking for a firecracker of an alt-rock show, check out Rakit, L.O.P., Ghoulspoon and Confliction on Monday. All ages, free if older than 21; $3 if under 21. 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 276-6168.

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