Published Jan 26, 2017Legendary Los Angeles venue Whisky a Go Go has been a launching pad for the careers of artists like the Doors, Buffalo Springfield and Guns N' Roses, and part of the iconic club's history has just been sold at auction.
The neon sign that welcomed bands and patrons throughout the '80s and '90s with a simple "The Whisky" went up for auction in Maine earlier this week. It sold yesterday (January 25) to an unidentified buyer for an impressive $48,000.
The sign was replaced in 2004 with a more accurate one that reads "Whisky a Go Go," while the previous one started to collect dust in a storage unit.
The Sunset Strip club originally opened in 1964 and was officially recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 2006.