Monday, September 21, 2009

Live Music Options: 9/21/09 - 9/27/09

Bon Iver Wants to Meet You at the Cemetary Gates On Sunday
So much to do, so little time....
Monday 9/21/09
[Pick of the Night] Ross Flournoy of the Broken West @ Largo Little Room ($10) – I’m excited to see Ross play a solo show. The Little Room has a liquor license too.
[Recommended] David Cross / Todd Glass @ the Wiltern ($36) – One of my favorite stand-ups
[Recommended] Leslie and the Badgers / Doug Paisley / The Street and Babe Shoadow / Amanda Jo Williams @ The Echo (Free) – Night three of their Monday night residency.
Weezer @ The Roxy (Sold Out) – Free show for their mailing list subscribers
Saint Motel / Lemon Sun / Army Navy / Red Wire Black Wire @ Spaceland (Free) – Night three of their Monday night residency.
Captain Ahab / The Monolators / Odd Modern @ Pehrspace
The Icarus Line / Golden Years / Moonrats / Omodaka @ Silverlake Lounge (Free)
The Blind Boy Paxton & Frank Fairfield Show @ Redwood
CocoRosie / Katie Stelmanis @ The Fonda ($24)
Erin McCarley / Landon Pigg @ Troubadur ($15)

Tuesday 9/22/09
[Pick of the Night] ANSA Benefit: Jackson Browne @ The Wiltern ($30 - $100) – I do love those first three albums.
[Recommended] Pink Mountaintops / The Pack A.D. / Xu Xu Fang @ the Echo ($12) – Stephen McBean of Black Mountain’s other band.
[Recommended] The 88 / Extra / Adeline & the Philistines / AM @ Spaceland ($10) – Get there at 9PM for Adeline & the Philistines
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros / LA Ladies Choir / Frank Fairfield @ El Rey (Sold Out)
IO Echo / Funeral Party / Rainbow Arabia @ Troubadour ($10)
The Ropes / Happy Birthday Secret Weapon / Young Hunting @ Echo Curio
Seaspin / Damn Sons / Lost Libraries / White Arrows @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Chris Garneau / Soko / Penelope Fortier @ Bootleg ($12)
Citizen Cope @ House of Blues Sunset
In Flames / Between the Buried and Me / 3 Inches of Blood / The Faceless @ Fox Theater in Pomona ($27)
Stab City / Jessie Deluxe / Bastidas @ Redwood Bar
The Watkins Family Hour @ Largo ($25)
Miley Cyrus @ Staples Center ($40 - $80) - The one who still makes fathers uncomfortable

Wednesday 9/23/09
POSTPONED
- Crosby, Still & Nash @ Greek Theatre ($46 - $91) – THIS SHOW IS POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 3
Amazing Baby / The Entrance Band / Night Horse @ Troubadour ($14) – More popular Brooklyn-ites along with two popular, heavy local bands.
OohLaLA Festival: Sebastien Tellier / Gonzales / Cocoon @ The Fonda ($27) – First night of a three night French music festival.
The Get Up Kids / Youth Group / Pretty & Nice @ The Glass House in Pomona ($26) – Representing Lawrence, KS.
Club NME: The Lonely Forest @ Spaceland ($8) – Big in Seattle.
Low End Theory: Mary Anne Hobbs @ Airliner ($10)
Slavic Soul Party! / Killsonic @ The Echo ($10)
One Eskimo / Haley Bonar / Boh Runga / Piers Faccini @ Hotel Café
Gov’t Mule / Carney @ Club Nokia ($30)
Harper Simon / Annie Stela @ Largo ($10)
Garland / John Carpenter / Rye Douglas Band @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Thrift Store Cowboys / Wade Hackett @ Redwood Bar
Britney Spears @ Staples Center ($40 - $500) - The one who used to make fathers uncomfortable

Thursday 9/24/09
[Pick of the Night] Sondre Lerche / JBM @ Troubadour ($20) – Talented Norwegian singer-songwriter.
Dillinger Four / Riverboat Gamblers / The Arrivals / Toys That Kill @ Knitting Factory ($12) – Good punk rock bill. Riverboat Gamblers always play like they mean it.
Titus Andronicas / The So So Glos / Radars to the Sky @ The Echo ($10) – Like a noise version of Bright Eyes.
One eskimO / The Ivy Walls / Square on Square @ Spaceland ($10) – London band that has toured with Tori Amos.
The Get Up Kids / Youth Group / Pretty & Nice @ Avalon ($26) – They were influenced by all the bands I used to see all the time in college.
Noisettes @ Amoeba Hollywood (Free) – 7:30 PM
Mister Loveless / Blue Jungle / The Monolators / UV Lights @ L’Keg
Pet Shop Boys / DJ Kid Lightning @ Greek Theatre ($35 - $95)
Laura Pasini @ The Wiltern
The Grizzly Owls / Correatown / Map @ Echo Curio
OohLaLA Festival: Nouvelle Vague / The Do / Emilie Simon @ The Fonda ($27) – Doing a bunch of 1980s covers.
Banyan / Andy Clockwise @ The Mint ($10)
Better Than Ezra @ House of Blues Sunset
Vanaprasta / Actress / Hott Mess / Kingsize / London to Tokyo @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
East West Quintet @ Bootleg ($8)
The Flametrick Subs @ Redwood Bar
Living Colour @ The Keyclub ($23)
The Australian Pink Floyd Show @ Nokia Theatre

Friday 9/25/09
[Pick of the Week] Bon Iver / Megafaun @ The Wiltern (Sold Out) – Bon Iver put out one of my favorite records last year.
[Recommended] Autolux / Mini Mansions @ El Rey ($22) – They’re capable of putting on a fantastic live show.
[Recommended] Rain Machine @ The Echo ($18) – Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio. Haven’t heard the album yet, but I like his work with TV on the Radio.
[Recommended] Blu & Exile / Miguel / Cherry Pop / Ashleigh Haney @ The Roxy ($15) – Blu & Exile are one of LA’s most respected hip-hop groups.
[Recommended] It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Live @ The Palladium (Sold Out) – Quite possibly (along with Family Guy) TV’s wrongest show.
Telefon Tel Aviv / The Race @ Spaceland ($10) – Respected New Orleans electronic band.
The Temptations / The Four Tops @ Gibson ($20 - $100) – You’ve still got Otis Williams in the Temptations. You’ve still got Payton and Fakir in the Four Tops
Mike Watt & His Missingmen / The Pork Dukes / Disguster @ Redwood Bar – Mike Watt doesn’t screw around on stage.
Om / Lichens @ Echoplex ($15) – Those heavy, improving metal type of guys.
Portugal, the Man / Drug Rug @ Troubadour ($15) – From Sarah Pallin’s hometown.
Jon Brion @ Largo ($25) – You never quite know what you’re going to get, but I try to check in once a year or so.
Gavin Castleton & Gardening Not Architecture / Lemon Sun / Red Arrow Messenger /
One Trick Pony @ Hotel Café
Dead Man’s Bones @ Bob Baker Marionette Theater – Ryan Gosling’s band.
Protect Me / Shark Toys / Woah Hunx / Pearl Harbour @ The Smell ($5)
Iris DeMent @ McCabe’s (Sold Out)
OohLaLA Festival: Brodinksi / The Shoes / Jamaica @ The Fonda ($27)
Rodrigo y Gabriela / Rocco DeLuca @ Orpheum ($35)
Manic Street Preachers / Nico Vega @ Avalon ($27)
DJ Quik @ House of Blues Sunset ($30)
The Faraway Places / The Health Club @ Mr. T’s Bowl
Jogger / John Ruf and the Tuffingtons @ Bootleg ($8)
Brian McKnight / Al Jarreau @ Greek Theatre
Slum Village / Goapale @ Conga Room ($20 - $50)
Pitbull / David Rush @ Club Nokia ($36 - $56)
Ezra (Gowns) / Captain Ahab / Mattress @ L’Keg
Paulina Rubio @ Nokia Theatre

Saturday 9/26/09
[Pick of the Night] TarFest Music Festival: The Deadly Syndrome / eskimohunter / The Polyamorous Affair @ El Rey ($12) – I’m excited to hear The Deadly Syndrome’s new music. It’s been too long.
[Recommended] Common / The Roots / Ludacris / De La Soul / Nas @ Palladium ($25.50) – Pretty stellar lineup. The Roots and De La Soul are two of my favorite hip-hop groups of all time.
Maria / Catwalk / Sea Lions / The Tartans @ The Smell ($5) – Good lineup of twee bands.
Billy Squier @ The Wiltern ($30 - $60) – Whenever I hear “Lonely Is the Night” or “My Kind of Lover” or “The Stroke” it takes me right back to being ten years old. Total jams.
Cotton Jones / Oliver Future @ Spaceland ($10) – Ex-Page France
Broken Lizard Live @ Troubadour ($25)
Scott Ford All Star Jam: Duff McKagan / Dave Navarro / Scott Shriner / Donovan Leitch / Chris Chaney / Franky Perez / Wayne Kramer @ The Roxy ($30)
Stan Ridgway / Doug Paisley @ McCabe’s ($17.50)
Cash’d Out @ the Mint ($15) – Johnny Cash tribute band
Portugal, the Man / Robert Francis / Drug Rug @ The Glass House ($12)
The Paul F. Tompkins Show @ Largo ($20)
The Karabal Nightlife / The Hard to Get / Shirley Rolls @ Echo Curio
DFR Featuring Dizzy Reed & Richard Fortus @ Knitting Factory ($15)
Billy Talent / Poison the Well / AM Taxi @ The Fonda ($18)
Sing-A-Long Sound of Music @ Hollywood Bowl ($6 - $69)
Sugar Ray @ House of Blues Sunset
Kenny G / Vanessa Williams / Jesse Cook @ Greek Theatre
Two Years Before the Mast / Of the Horizon @ Booleg ($8)
Travesuras / La Cholita @ Redwood Bar
Ana Gabriel @ Gibson

Sunday 9/27/09
[Pick of the Morning] Bon Iver @ Hollywood Forever (Sold Out) – Not really into being up at sunrise, but this would be the second best reason to do it.
[Pick of the Night] The Dodos / The Ruby Sons / Sian Alice Group @ El Rey ($17) – I really enjoyed the last Dodos’ record, but the new one is good too.
[Recommended] Abbot Kinney Festival: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes / eskimohunter / Dios / The Parson Red Heads / Chief / The Damselles @ Venice Beach (Free) – High quality free lineup.
[Recommended] Tweak Bird / Warpaint / VOICEs VOICEs / Jel & Odd Nosdam / Living Suns / Blank Blue / 60 Watt Kid / DJ Nobody / Slang Chickens / Spirit Vine @ Knitting Factory ($13) – Interesting lineup.
! ! ! / Indian Jewelry @ Troubadour ($20)
Autolux / Mini Mansions @ Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa ($15) – If you missed them in LA
Grand Ole Echo: Tony Gilkyson / Dave Gleason @ The Echo (Free) – 5:00 PM show; two quality performers.
Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks @ McCabe’s ($24.50) – 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM shows
Disco Fever: Kool & the Gang / CHIC w/ Nile Rodgers / Village People @ Hollywood Bowl ($15 - $85)
Kid Koala @ The Keyclub ($16)
Chickenfoot @ Gibson ($20 - $48) – Haggar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani (guess this is what he does when he’s not suing people), Chad Smith
Grand Elegance / Dirty Eyes / Gold Diggers @ L’Keg

2 comments:

Fred said...

You overlooked The Suburban Records tour featuring the Mighty Mighty Two Cow Garage at Crane's tonight.

Anonymous said...

Dude. You totally overlooked Beast Infection and Smooth Nachos over at Al's Bar.