Huntington Beach Then & Now: Punk Rock At Safari Sam's

THEN // In the mid-80s, as the Golden Bear was living out its last year or two, just around the corner in an old doctor's office is where the punks gathered. In its short burst of history, Safari Sam's hosted Black Flag, Social Distortion, 10,000 Maniacs, and many other renowned punk bands. On October 13, 1985, the first ever Jane's Addiction show took place here. It was only in business for two years, but it remains a seminal OC punk landmark.

NOW // At 411 Olive, more history is made, but in the form of surfing, as this site is now the home of the International Surfing Museum.

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