I really enjoyed the Minor Canon record release party last Tuesday. Such a great band.
[Pick of the Night] Castledoor / Hopewell / John Webster Johns / Eastern Conference Champions @ Spaceland (Free) - Castledoor continues their Monday night residency.
[Recommended] Oliver Future / Other Lives @ The Echo (Free) - Oliver Future's residency should get a boost from Other Lives.
[Recommended] Corridor / Paulo Zappoli / Avi Buffalo / Addiquit / Telepathic Liberation Army @ Echoplex (Free) - Avi Buffalo goes on at midnight.
Metric / Sebastien Grainger @ The Wiltern ($20)
Scott H. Biram / Jake Labotz @ Redwood Bar & Grill
No Horses / Old Toy Trains / Linda Draper / Jubilee Singers @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Doug Benson @ Largo ($20)
John Thill / American Gil & the Major Dudes / Stellaluna / Serows / Beckett ‘n Frenz @ The Smell ($5)
Lelia Broussard / Chantal Kreviazuk / Jerry Hannan / Ferras @ Hotel Café
Kinky Katskins / Bamn / Abused Romance / Armada / Beautiful Criminal @ Viper Room
[Pick of the Night] Patrick Wolf / Living Things / Jaguar Love / Plasticines @ The Roxy ($15)
[Recommended] The Lemonheads / Model/Actress @ Spaceland ($18) - The Lemonheads have a new album of covers. I quickly listened to the Townes Van Zandt and Gram Parsons covers, but haven't gotten to the rest of it yet. The two I heard were good.
[Recommended] Camera Obscura / Future Static @ The Glass House ($15)
[Recommended] Sonic Youth Listening Party: Pocahaunted / Shiloe @ Origami Vinyl (Free) - Ignore the Pitchfork review (I always do) and pick this sucker up.... it's good. Some free pizza too.
Sebastien Grainger / Woodhands @ Cinespace ($5 w/RSVP)
Gaslamp Killer / Big Moves / Pollyn @ The Echo ($10)
The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour ($35)
Secret Chiefs 3 / Kayo Dot @ El Rey ($18)
Grizzly Owls / Square on Square / Zenda @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Jeff Buckley CD/DVD Release @ Largo ($45)
Michael Schenker @ Key Club ($25) – Founding member of the Scorpions
Raining Jane / Bushwalla / Macek / Price / Lindsey Ray @ Hotel Café
Your Majesty / Lady Sinatra / Who Rides the Tiger / The Bourbon Saints / Veritas @ Viper Room
Mike Stinson @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Jason Simon / Blank Blue / Hopewell @ the Prospector
Pick of the Night] Constantines / Crystal Antlers / I Was a King @ The Echo ($10)
[Recommended] The Hectors / Tandemoro / Untiil June / Glare of Rockets / Soul Puppet @ Viper Room
Club NME: Rainbow Arabia / Spirit Vine / Voices Voices @ Spaceland ($8) - If you're a Pitchfork and Gorilla vs. Bear follower, you've seen a lot written about the new-ish band from the old Wiskey Biscuit keyboard player....
Peter Murphy @ House of Blues Sunset - Bauhaus vocalist.
Butterfly Boucher / Patrick Park / Susie Suh / Kelli Rudick / Yellow Red Sparks @ Hotel Café
HoneyHoney / 2-Headed Dog / Nicole Atkins @ Largo ($20)
Low End Theory Club: Nosaj Thing @ Airliner ($10)
Municipal Waste / Trap Them @ Knitting Factory
Dub Club @ Echoplex
The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour ($35)
VLA / Mr. Gnome / Chasing Kings @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Bastidas / Animals on Coke / The Shock Deformity and Amputee @ The Smell ($5)
The Neighborhood Bullys @ Redwood Bar & Grill
[Pick of the Night] Camera Obscura / Agent Ribbons @ The Fonda ($20)
[Recommended] Iwaad Wassif & Two Part Beast / Hopewell / Jason Simon (from Dead Meadow) / Jonathan Terrell @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Handsome Furs / The Cinnamon Band / The Monolators ($15) - Dan Boeckner from Wolf Parade.
Au Revoir Simone / The Antlers / Princeton / Findlay Brown @ El Rey ($17) - The Antlers have some buzz surrounding them.
The Church / Adam Franklin / Bolts of Melody @ The Roxy ($30)
Children Collide / Bloodcat Love @ Spaceland ($10) - All the Australian bands play Spaceland....
The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour ($35)
She Wants Revenge / Great Northern / Io Echo @ The Glass House ($20)
Testament / Unearth / Lazarus A.D. @ House of Blues Sunset
Random Patterns / Intricate Machines / Ovideo / Star Parts @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
The Rescues / Arrica Rose / Terra Naomi / Anne Heaton / Billy the Kid @ Hotel Café Picture Atlantic / Giant State / The Frail / Red Letter Agent / Monster Eats the Pilot / Thunder From Heaven @ Viper Room
Balkan Beat Box @ Key Club ($20)
Paper Planes / Mike Stinson @ The Prospector
[Pick of the Week] Neko Case / Jason Lytle @ Greek Theatre ($35)
[Recommended] Jay Reatard / Thee Oh Sees / Earthmen & Strangers @ The Echo ($14) [Recommended] Love Is All / Still Flyin’ / Shark Toys @ Echoplex ($16) - Popular Swedes.
Jon Brion @ Largo ($25)
Saturn / So Cow / Shark Toys / Le Face @ L'Keg Gallery - I've heard good things about So Cow...
[Recommended] Kenan Bell / Robert Francis @ Spaceland ($12) - This show's a benefit for Taco Zone - the hipster-favorite taco truck that sits near the Von's parking lot on Alvarado. Last weekend somebody allegedly threw a molotov cocktail on it (while it was open). That place has saved my ass a couple of times...
Del Tha Funky Homosapien @ House of Blues Sunset
Nikka Costa / JD Webb @ Troubadour ($25)
IAMX / Hypernova @ El Rey ($25)
Saint Motel / Links / Fight From Above / Heavy Hands / Last Exit @ Viper Room
Reik / Jesse Y Joy @ Club Nokia ($51 - $81)
Laura Jansen / Come Gather Round Us / Austin Hartley Leonard / The Dylan Trees / Beth Thornley / Joel Stein @ Hotel Café
TPF! / Dozal Brothers / Neon Navajo / Fast Astronauts @ The Smell
Rival Sons / Sangre Sangre / Death on Wheels @ The Roxy ($12)
Lady Dottie & the Diamonds / Quetzal Guerrero & the Warriors / New Rome Quartet @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Tijuana Panthers / dirt dress / Rad Cloud / no paws (no lions) @ Pehrspace
[Pick of the Night] The Felice Brothers / Willy Mason @ Troubadour ($18)
Telepathe / Abe Vigoda / Nite Jewel / Blue Jungle @ The Smell ($5)
Clipse / Pac Div / B.O.B. @ Club Nokia ($23)
The Night Marchers / Japanese Motors / Lamps @ Lot 613 [613 Imperial Street] (Free w/ RSVP) - Free tequila and tacos. No Age and Travis Keller will be DJ'ing.
Playboy Jazz Festival: The Neville Brothers / Jimmy Cobb’s Band / Norman Brown’s Summer Storm / Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings / New Birth Brass Band @ Hollywood Bowl ($20 - $145) – Tons of other bands starting at 2:30. Bill Cosby is the M.C.
Datarock / Casxio / Wallpaper @ Key Club ($15)
[Recommended] Restavrant / Warpaint / Dogweed / Parker Macy Blues / Stanley Lucas Revolution / Brookline @ Spiral Park in Echo Park (Free) - Fun lineup. 1246 W. Court St.
An Evening with Wendy and Lisa @ Largo ($25)
JD Souther / Jill Sobule @ El Rey ($28)
[Recommended] Bolero / Pink Snowflakes @ The Prospector - Bolero is Josh Schwartz's band.
Halloween Jack / The Sweet Kill @ Spaceland ($12) - Halloween Jack is a glam covers band featuring Gilby Clarke. They're doing a Saturday night residency at Spaceland this month.
Reik @ Fox Theater ($40)
Smog Sessions @ Echoplex ($15) – Dubstep night.
Brandon Rogers / Ashleigh Haney / Melineh Kurdian / David Baron / Sara Haze @ Hotel Café
Green Jelly / 45 Grave / Rosemary’s Billygoat / Frankenstein / Radioactive Chickenheads @ Knitting Factory
Agent Orange / Sex Cobra @ Knitting Factory Front Stage
The Dave & Deke Combo @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Grand Ole Echo: Mike Stinson / Dogweed / Elliott Randall @ The Echo (Free)
Brunch Americana: The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash / David Serby / Brennen Leigh @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Useless Keys / Venus Infers / One High Five / Something To Burn / The New Up @ Viper Room
Bat for Lashes @ Lucky Store on 3rd St. Promenade 3:00 - 5:00 PM (Free w/ RSVP) - First come, first served - RSVP required for the performance. Jimmy Tamborello and Jason Bentley will also be DJ'ing.
Kissing Cousins / Restavrant @ Silver Factory Studios - CD release show for Kissing Cousins.
Billy Ray Cyrus @ House of Blues Sunset
Anavan / Daniel Francis Doyle / Math the Band / That Ghost @ The Smell ($5)
The Present / Queens / Julia Holter @ Spaceland ($8)
Naked Hearts / Pwrfl Power / Cap Lori / Alex and Sam @ Hotel Cafe
Part Time Punks @ The Echo (Free)