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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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. On Monday April 27 , Amoeba announced that the famed Los Angeles retail outlet would not be reopening at its original location, where it has sat since All efforts will now be focused on opening the store at its new space on Hollywood Boulevard, where it is slated to open in the fall. We had so many events planned to celebrate our history at Sunset!
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It is with a very heavy heart that we must announce that the massive impact from COVID has forced Amoeba Hollywood to remain closed until we move to our new location this fall. We are devastated. We know you are too.
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