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LA Booker Interview: Melissa Renee Hernandez of The Viper Room

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It's black on the outside and as colorful as hell on the inside. It's sound system is perfect, it's Basement Bar is cozy, and the room always seems smaller than it should. A good thing. Notorious for a celebrity death and a famous former owner, the Viper Room is a jewel on the Sunset strip.

The other night at the Donnas show we met Viper booker Melissa Renee Hernandez who's super hot and friendly - but if you tell her that, be careful how you phrase it.

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Booker: Melissa Renee Hernandez
Club: The Viper Room
Address of club: 8852 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Capacity: 225
Who is the owner of your club: Private investors
How can bands/managers reach you: m3@viperroom.com

What sort of bands normally play your club:
We play rock ‘n roll here.

What are the most famous bands that have played your club:
Jeez... in 1999 Courtney Love re-opened the club after it was re-decorated. Iggy Pop, Bruce Springsteen, Oasis, Johnny Cash, Elvis Costello, Prince, The Strokes, The White Stripes, Maroon 5....the list goes on.