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Scisssors For Lefty, The Giraffes Rocked the new Safari Sam's

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Safari Sam's, the new venue/bar/restaurant combo located on Sunset and Kingsley (between Western and Normandie) went through hell to open it's doors but we're stoked that it's now rocking. Located in the same parking lot as that giant 99Cent store that shines oh so brightly into the Hollywood night it's a hard club to miss.

Scissors For Lefty and The Giraffes played there last night for the CHECK YO' PONYTAIL / I HEART COMIX series of art/music shows that is apparently hoping to become a weekly mainstay at Safari Sam's. We think it's safe to say that after last night's turnout, they shouldn't ever have a problem with that.

First off, the parking was free. Thank you. Thank you so much. Finally, someone got it right. The place itself is completely unappealing from the outside and, frankly, seemed quite sketchy. But we never judge a book by it's cover! The inside is great. GREAT. It's got a great stage (though we personally found it to be too high), a pretty awesome menu of food to eat before midnight (we spied spicy hummus and pita and vegan meatloaf on it), and a jovial and polite staff who actually seem to want to be there. (We even spotted one of the doorman joining the dance party after Scissors For Lefty left the stage.)

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