As developers prepare to replace its current digs with a story mixed-use development , Amoeba Music has finally announced that, come fall, it will set up shop at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in another mixed-use complex called El Centro. The sale of the current space has been a source of controversy since it was announced. Amoeba co-owner John Henderson told the L. Stay on top of the latest in L. Sign up for our newsletters today. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.
Back in February, Amoeba Music officially announced that it would be moving to a new location , just blocks away from its original home at Sunset Blvd. It was supposed to be a seamless transition, with the former location remaining open until the new spot, located at the El Centro Complex at Hollywood Blvd. However, once the global coronavirus health crisis hit Southern California, Amoeba was forced to close its doors on March 18 amid the spread of COVID and rely strictly on online orders. The store opened in and Henderson added that the crew had a summer-long celebration planned that included many of the memorable events it had hosted through the years. Amoeba Music was a popular tourist attraction and local hangout that specialized in hard-to-find and rare albums and films, books, vinyl records and more. Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb performed on March 5, followed by an in-store signing with electronic-rock duo Phantogram on March 6 and the last in-store performance featured Latin pop singer Angelica Garcia on March Amoeba will continue to sell items online and rely on its fanbase to contribute to the GoFundMe account to keep all of the staff employed through the next several months. By Kelli Skye Fadroski kfadroski scng.
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