Blonde Redhead Play Three Area Shows
Pretty good week for live music, Tuesday and Friday are particularly packed...
[Pick of the Night] Dirt Dress / Audacity / Cosmonauts / Tomorrow’s Tulips @ Spaceland / Satellite (Free) – Dirt Dress are doing the Monday night residency at Spaceland in November. Their music has a sort of lo-fi, early Velvet Underground vibe.
[Recommended] Blonde Redhead / Olof Arnalds @ the Glass House ($25) – I’m not crazy about their new record, but a huge fan of the band.
[Recommended] Black Apples / LA Font / Oh Darling / So Many Wizards (Free) – Black Apples are doing the Monday night residency this month at the Echo.
Chasing Kings / The Colourist / Surfwitch / Sea of Cortez @ Silverlake Lounge (Free) – Chasing Kings is doing the Monday night residency at the Silverlake Lounge this month.
Fred Schneider DJ Set @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM
Jeff Buckley Tribute to Benefit the Silver Lake Conservatory of Music @ Largo ($25)
The Rocket Summer: Bryce Avary, His Instruments, Your Voices / He Is We @ Troubadour
Phil Alvin @ Redwood
El Ten Eleven @ Origami (Free)
[Pick of the Night] Blonde Redhead / Olof Arnalds @ The Music Box ($25) – They’ve always put on a great live show.
[Recommended] Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin / The Lonely Forest @ Spaceland / Satellite ($10) – Chris Walla from Death Cab For Cutie produced their latest album – out on Polyvinyl
[Recommended] Oh No Oh My / Pomegranates / Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits @ Bootleg ($10) – Forgot about these Autinites. Good indie pop.
Legendary Pink Dots / We Are the World / Black Rainbow @ Echoplex ($20) – 30 years in to their career
GWAR @ House of Blues Sunset ($25)
Har Mar Superstar @ Viper Room ($15)
[Pick of the Night] Bear Hands / Rumspringa / Residual Echoes @ Spaceland / Satellite ($10) – I really enjoyed seeing Bear Hands the last time they played Spaceland. Upbeat, fun, catchy tunes.
[Recommended] Papercranes / Sister Crayon / Rocket / Frankel @ Bordello ($8) – Papercranes features Rain Phoenix. Frankel features Michael Orendy (one of my favorite local musicians). Frankel goes on early (at 8:30)
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon and Charlotte Muhl) @ Largo
Robyn / Maluca / Natalia Kills @ Club Nokia (Sold Out)
Low End Theory: Eligh / Truckasaurus / Shigeto @ Airliner ($10) – Heard the fire department shut them down last week, so get there early to ensure entry.
Fitz and the Tantrums / AWOLNATION / Belle Brigade @ El Rey ($19)
Natasha Bedingfield @ Troubadour ($20) – UK pop star
Dub Club @ Echoplex ($5) – The Ethiopian cancelled.
Kate Miller Heidke @ Hotel Café
The Street & Babe Show / Astra Heights / Amando Jo Williams @ Redwood
Tyler Hilton @ the Roxy
[Pick of the Night] John Carpenter / Toby Burke / George Byrne @ Three Clubs (Free) – I’ll say it again, if you haven’t seen John Carpenter yet…
Reggie Watts @ Largo ($20)
Joshua Radin / Good Old War / Kelley James @ The Music Box ($25)
Jack’s Mannequin / Something Corporate @ El Rey (Sold Out)
Katherine Jenkins @ The Wiltern ($52 - $62)
Hey Monday @ The Glass House ($15)
Willy Porter @ The Mint ($20)
Legendary Pink Dots @ Detroit Bar ($18)
Usher / Trey Songz / Miguel @ Staples Center ($30 - $125)
Lifehouse @ Gibson Amphitheatre
[Pick of the Night] Wild Flag / Grass Widow / Eux Autres @ Spaceland / Satellite ($12) – Wild Flag is Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole and Janet Weiss. Sleater-Kinney and Helium fans take note.
[Recommended] Jon Brion @ Largo ($25)
[Recommended] Shadow Shadow Shade @ The Echo ($8)
[Recommended] Tunng / April Smith and the Great Picture Show / The Good Listeners @ Bootleg Theater ($10)
Hey Monday / The Cartel / The Ready Set / This Century / We Are the In Crowd @ El Rey
Tift Merritt @ Troubadour ($20)
Black Label Society / Children of Bodom / Clutch @ Hollywood Palladium ($52)
TRMRS @ Pehrspace
Angel Taylor / Chris Pierce @ Hotel Café
Manic Hispanic / Welt / Punk Is Dead @ Alex’s Bar in Long Beach ($10)
People Under the Stairs @ The Glass House ($15)
Curt Smith @ McCabe’s ($20)
Screening: Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)? @ Grammy Museum (Free)
Yukon Blonde / Eulogies @ The Mint ($13)
Whitman / Ezra Buchla @ Origami
QBert @ Amoeba (Free) – 5:00 PM
Dustin Wong @ Vacation (Free)
Richard Thompson featuring Harry Shearer, Judith Owen @ Royce Hall ($28 - $53) – Performing his Cabaret of Souls
CANCELLED Kelis / Hercules and Love Affair DJ Set @ Club Nokia ($35) - THIS WAS CANCELLED
[Pick of the Night] Bob Mould / Nico Stai @ Bootleg ($22) – I’ve liked Mould through all his incarnations – Husker Du, Sugar, solo…
[Recommended] Daedelus / The Gaslamp Killer / Free the Robots / Samiyama / Teebs @ House of Blues Sunset ($20)
[Recommended] White Sea / Hello Dragon / Wet and Reckless / Wait.Think.Fast @ Spaceland / Satellite ($8) – Buzz Bands show. White Sea is the female voice from M83's Saturdays = Youth record. A couple of late additions round out the bill.
Clinic / The Fresh & Onlys / The Loons @ Troubadour ($20) - I've seen Clinic a couple of times and it came off so gimmicky. Loved the early records though.
The Paul F. Tompkins Show @ Largo ($25)
Aziz Ansari @ Orpheum ($25 - $45)
Harvest Beer Festival: Vaud and the Villians / Shannon and the Clams / Last Round Down / The Blasting Company @ Echoplex ($30 includes unlimited craft beer pours) – Noon to 7:00 PM
Demetri Martin @ The Wiltern ($52)
David Guetta @ Palladium ($70)
Lelia Broussard @ Hotel Café
Danzig @ Grove of Anaheim ($38.50)
Judith Owen @ McCabe’s ($15)
Vaud and the Villains @ The Mint ($12)
[Pick of the Night] Wild Flag / Grass Widow / Catwalk @ Aladdin’s Jr 2 in Pomona ($10) – If you can’t get into the show on Friday night.
Eisley / Ives the Band / Christie Dupree @ El Rey ($20)
Bouncing Souls / Off With Their Heads / Johnny Madcap and the Distractions / Heartsounds @ Troubadour ($22)
Dar Williams @ Hotel Café
Kenny G @ Grove of Anaheim
Richard Ramirez Beatdown / Lightnin Woodcock / Fantastica Bastidas / Sassafras @ The Redwood
RRIICCEE @ Detroit Bar ($15) – Vincent Gallo