Monday, May 24, 2010

Live Music Options: 5/24/10 - 5/30/10


Monday 5/24/10
[Pick of the Night] Noodles / Boyz Skule @ Bootleg ($10) – Noodles is a Japanese girl group. I saw them at Spaceland a few years ago and had a lot of fun.
[Recommended] Sweethead / Alain Johannes / Mini Mansions @ Spaceland (Free) –Lots of rumors about special guests. The LA Times said Eagles of Death Metal was playing, but then their management said they weren’t? So who knows lots of the EODM and TQOTSA family will be in the house. Sweethead features Van Leeuwen (guitar in Queens of the Stone Age), Serrina Sims, Norm Block (drums in Mark Lanegan Band, Plexi) and Eddie Nappi (bass in Mark Lanegan Band, Handsome). This is the last night of their residency.
[Recommended] The Like / Dante vs. Zombies / Tijuana Panthers @ The Echo (Free) – The Like’s residency continues.
[Recommended] By Sunlight / The Damselles @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM sets
Heart @ Grammy Museum (Sold Out)
War Tapes / The Swayback / Tricky Sizzler / Some Hear Explosions @ Silverlake Lounge (Free) – War Tapes is doing the May residency at the SLounge.
Jack Johnson @ Santa Monica Pier (Free w/ beach cleanup)
Minus the Bear / Shout Out Louds / Everest / Young the Giant @ Fox Theater in Pomona ($20) – This show was pushed back and combined with the Shout Out Louds.
The Uglysuit @ Hotel Café
Grass Widow / Brilliant Colors / Dunes @ the Smell
Distorted Pony @ Echo Curio
Essay Repetitions / Voice on Tape / Whiskey Dick @ Pehrspace
Infant Sorrow – Music From Get Him to the Greek @ The Roxy ($32)
Rock the Bells 2010 Launch Party @ Key Club ($20)
Whqles / Queen Victoria / Cousins @ Synchronicity

Tuesday 5/25/10
[Pick of the Night] Nada Surf / Telekinesis @ Troubadour ($20) – I’m a fan of Telekinesis, but still haven’t seen them.
The Airborne Toxic Event @ The Echo ($30) – Benefit for Amnesty International; great chance to see them in a small venue.
Kaki King / An Horse @ the Glass House ($)
Jr. Juggernaut / Manhattan Murder Mystery @ Spaceland ($7)
Evelyn Evelyn @ Largo ($30)
The Tuffingtons / Warlords of Rock ‘n’ Roll Thunder and Lightning @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Kina Grannis @ Hotel Café


Wednesday 5/26/10
[Pick of the Night] Low End Theory: Baths / Poirier @ Airliner ($10) – Anticon’s Baths continue their Low End Theory residency.
Horse Thieves / Jack Ladder / Moris Tepper / Amanda Jo Williams @ Spaceland ($5)
Nada Surf / Telekinesis @ Troubadour ($20) – Night two.
Dragonette / Evan Voytas / White Arrows @ The Echo ($12) – New wavey dance music.
Evelyn Evelyn @ Largo ($30)
International Tennis Champions / Willoughby @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Fyfe Dangerfield @ Hotel Café
Pussygut / Robedoor / Sasqrotch @ Echo Curio
Bastidas / Narhwal Party / Tubby Boots / Ostrich Eyes @ Pehrspace
Brandy @ Key Club ($20)
HT Heartache / Galanis / Chief Nowhere @ 3 of Clubs (Free)

Thursday 5/27/10
[Pick of the Night] Voxtrot / We Barbarians / The Black / The Ferocious Few @ Echoplex ($15)- Voxtrot is breaking up, so this is their last tour. I still love their early singles. I saw them a few years ago at the Fonda and it was decent.
Spectrum / The Meek / The Cannoneers @ Spaceland ($12) – Ex-Spacemen 3.
Plants & Animals / Lost in the Trees @ Troubadour ($12) – Their new record is a little less folky and a bit more rockin’.
Booka Shade @ The Music Box ($25)
Evelyn Evelyn @ Largo ($30)
Sky Parade / Dwayne Seagraves / Vesuvia Sonic @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
TD Lind @ Hotel Café
Learning Music / Video / Mooey Moobau @ Echo Curio
Groundation / Orgone @ The Roxy ($25)
Nneka @ Amoeba (Free) – 7:00 PM set

Friday 5/28/10
[Pick of the Night] The Parson Red Heads / Or the Whale / Olin and the Moon / Whispering Pines @ Spaceland ($7) – Good chance to hear some of the new Parson Red Heads songs. The album’s not ready yet.
Frog Eyes / Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band @ The Echo ($12) – Carey Mercer’s band.
Moses Campbell / The Terrordacytls / Old Lumps / Stellaluna @ the Smell ($5)
Pocahaunted / Inca Ore / Tunnels / Slaves @ Echo Curio
Plants & Animals@ Origami Vinyl (Free) – 7 PM set
Landon Pigg / Madi Diaz @ Troubadour ($15)
Nas & Damian Jr. Gong Marley / Nneka @ The Wiltern ($40 - $50)
Pitbull @ Nokia Theatre ($38 - $68)
Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra / Bobby Evans @ Echoplex (Free)
Rich Fulcher (The Mighty Boosh) “Tiny Acts” @ Largo ($20)
Brother Sal / Ernie Halter / Steve Carlson @ Hotel Café
Armored Saint / Holy Grail / Riot Brides @ House of Blues Sunset
Berlin / Canvas @ House of Blues Anaheim
Winged Things / Emily Jane White @ Pehrspace
Indian Burn / Gantez Warrior @ Space 1520 (Free) – 7:00 PM start

Saturday 5/29/10
[Pick of the Week] 400 Blows / Broken Mirrors / Kill the Capulets / Totally Serious @ Spaceland ($10) – Still one of the most energetic, intense live bands around.
[Recommended] Walking Sleep / Pearly Gate Music / The Good Listeners @ Bootleg ($8) – Record release party for Walking Sleep.
[Recommended] Dengue Fever / Pocahaunted @ Detroit Bar ($15) – Holiday in Cambodia
Pollyn / Robotanists @ Bordello ($10)
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ House of Blues Anaheim ($25)
DJ Quik @ The Key Club ($35)
The Dirty Diamond / Pancho & Sancho / Division Line / Thomas Nicholas Band @ Troubadour ($12)
Angels and Airwaves / Say Anything @ Hollywood Palladium ($9 - $27)
The Paul F. Tompkins Show @ Largo ($25)
Tonetta @ Vacation Vinyl (Free) – 7:00 PM Set
War / Tower of Power / Average White Band @ Greek Theatre ($30 - $85)
Erin McLaughlin @ Hotel Café
Captain Ahab / Bitches / Batwings Catwings / Back to the Future the Ride @ The Smell ($5)
Jack Ladder / Allah Las @ Space 1520 (Free) – Starts at 1:00 PM
Bad Lovers / The Aliens / Dead Ponies / Smart Patrol @ 3 of Clubs
Rangers / Swanox / M Geddes Gengras / Dead Line Connector / Queen Victoria / Pedestrian Deposit @ Echo Curio – Afternoon Show
Tom Carter / Barn Owl / Robedoor / Slasher Risk / Magick Orchids / Dreamcolour @ Synchronicity
Queen Kwong / Suns of Jimi / Humonstro @ Mr. T’s Bowl
Mystery Claws / Gamble House / Sleeping Bags @ Pehrspace

Sunday 5/30/10
[Pick of the Night] Undercovered: One Trick Pony / Rademacher / Seasons / The Hectors / George Glass @ All Star Lanes in Eagle Rock ($8) – A Rock Against Huntington’s Disease benefit; See these bands perform cover songs by the Movies, One Trick Pony, The Breakups, Death to Anders, The Henry Clay People, The Happy Hollows and Radars to the Sky
Flight of the Conchords @ Hollywood Bowl ($30 - $60) – This is a lease event, so pay attention to what you can take in to the venue. The first season of the HBO show was great.
Crooked Cowboy / Slang Chickens / Trainwreck Riders / Lovely Bad Things @ Thesex (Free) – Starts at 4:00 PM; Venue is at 816 S. Santa Fe Avenue
The Vaquetones / West of Texas @ Redwood – Afternoon show
Blue Jungle @ Redwood Bar
Dead Rock West / David Serby / Vicki Hill @ The Echo (Free) – Early show at 5:00 PM
Neil Hamburger / Clownvis Presley / Adira Amram @ Spaceland ($8)
Lena Katina @ Troubadour ($18) – t.A.T.u.’s lead singer.
Miike Snow / Canon Blue @ El Rey ($30)
Part Time Punks: Smiths/Morrissey Night @ The Echo ($5)
Bonfire Madigan / Fiona Landers / Like Trains and Taxis @ Bootleg ($10)
Travis Warren / Nostalghia @ Hotel Café
Jesus Makes the Shotgun Sound / Boomsnake / Hosannas / So Many Wizards @ The Smell ($5)
Tom Carter / Metal Rouge / Deep Magic / Matthewdavid / Justin Mcinteer / Alpine Decline @ Synchronicity – Afternoon show
Sun Araw / Sequins and Skeletons / Sasqrotch / Obscurer @ Echo Curio

2 comments:

Bill said...

This all goes back to you liking Troufaut more than Godard.

Duke said...

i love me some Breathless, but Truffaut was more consistent