The City of West Hollywood will present Lou Adler and Nic Adler in conversation for the City's Artists & Icons series on September 12 at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room. The event coincides with the debut of a photographic exhibit about the Roxy's 50th Anniversary at the adjacent West Hollywood Library, curated by Jasen Emmons of the Grammy Museum.
Lou Adler is a record and film producer, and co-owner of the iconic West Hollywood nightclub, the Roxy Theatre. He is best known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s, when he produced albums by artists such as The Mamas and the Papas, Simon & Garfunkel, and Carole King. He also produced the films "Easy Rider" and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".
Nic Adler is Lou Adler's son and the current owner of the Roxy Theatre. He is also a music producer and has worked with artists such as Beck, The Strokes, and Lana Del Rey.
The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required. You can RSVP on the City of West Hollywood's website.
Here are some of the things you can expect at the event:
- A conversation between Lou Adler and Nic Adler about the history of the Roxy Theatre and their work in the music industry.
- A screening of a documentary about the Roxy Theatre.
- A reception with light refreshments.