Sunday, January 30, 2011

Live Music Options: 1/31/11 - 2/6/11

Shadow Shadow Shade Begin Their Thursday Night Residency

I didn't get out as much as I'd planned last week. I did catch Signals and The Vaccines last week at the Satellite. The Vaccines have some pretty good songs, but their live show didn't blow me away - still some good potential...

Monday 1/31/11
[Pick of the Night] The Fling / The Belle Brigade / Writer / Obi Best @ The Satellite [f/k/a Spaceland] (Free) – Wrapping up their residency.
[Recommended] Peter Bjorn & John / Tristen @ Bardot (RSVP closed)
Kinch / Glowmarrow / Psychic Friend / Gentle Hands @ Silverlake Lounge (Free)
Pacific Hurt / Foster the People / Blonde Summer @ Detroit Bar (Free) – Might be your last chance to Foster the People for free for a long time…
Sierra Swan / Heather Porcaro / Linda Perry @ Hotel Café – Famous songwriter Linda Perry makes a special appearance.
Robin Williams on Fire / Kyle Mabson / Agape / Soloing Over Alanis Morissette / Halloween Swim Team @ Pehrspace ($5)
Phil Alvin @ Redwood
Dave Brubeck @ The Grammy Museum (Sold Out)

Tuesday 2/1/11
[Pick of the Night] Yelawolf / Craze / Das Racist / 87 Stick Up Kids @ Echoplex ($20) – Crazy rap night. Should be a scene.  
[Recommended] The Pass / Marvelous Toy / Airlines @ The Satellite [f/k/a Spaceland] ($8) – Synth-y band inspired by Justice and LCD Soundsystem. Marvelous Toy is Jordan from the Henry Clay People’s band.
The Western States Motel / WALK / Burial At Sea @ LaBrie’s (Free)
Baths @ Amoeba (Free) – 7:00 PM show
Ozzy Osbourne @ Gibson ($52 - $106)
Oh Land @ Troubadour ($10)
Wayne White: You’re Supposed to Act All Impressed @ Largo ($20) – One of the original designers and puppeteers on Pee Wee’s Playhouse
Gun Runner / Wyoming / Tall Tales / Smoke and Feathers @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Les Aus / Qa’a / Swords of Fatima @ Redwood

Wednesday 2/2/11
[Pick of the Night] Big Search / John Webster Johns / White Fences @ The Echo ($5) – Big Search is Matt Popeiluch from Foreign Born and White Fences is Tim Presley from Darker My Love.
[Recommended] The Romany Rye / Whispering Pines @ The Satellite [f/k/a Spaceland] ($8) – Romany
Rye is the former guitarist from the Colour doing the Laurel Canyon thing. Check out their Daytrotter session.
Men @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM; celebrating their new album out on Iamsound Records
Gram Rabbit / Spindrift / Sky Parade @ Bordello ($10)
Low End Theory @ Airliner ($10)
Dollyrots / The Neighborhood Bullys / Cold Forty Three / Blockage @ Troubadour ($10)
The Church @ El Rey ($40)
X-Ray Press / Shirley Rolls / TS and the Past Haunts @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Anna Nalick @ Hotel Café

Thursday 2/3/11
[Pick of the Night] Shadow Shadow Shade / Great Northern / Wet and Reckless / Useless Keys @ The Satellite ($10) – Strong lineup. Shadow Shadow Shade’s doing a Thursday night residency this month.
The Sweet / Fancy Space People / Dante vs. Zombies @ Echoplex ($22) – “Fox on the Run” is a classic jam. Could be interesting? You never know with these older bands.  
We Barbarians / Lesands / The Union Line @ The Echo ($10) - Pretty good lineup.
Bobby Long / He’s My Brother She’s My Sister @ Troubadour ($15) – I’m sure some of Robert Pattinson’s stalkers will show up (if he’s in town). Singer-songwriter with a new album out on ATO. 
War Tapes / Public Jones / The Remainers @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Lelia Broussard @ Hotel Café
ParallaxScroll / Snorlax / PROTECTME / Cat 500 @ The Smell ($5)
Yelawolf  @ Detroit Bar ($15)

Friday 2/4/11
[Pick of the Night] Tennis / Lord Huron / Air Waves @ The Echo ($12) – Curious to check out Tennis.
[Recommended] 400 Blows / Skinwalker / Longmont Potion Castle @ Bootleg ($10) – Powerfully intense live band.  
[Recommended] Forgetters / Street Eaters / Dangers @ Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock ($10) – I was always a Jawbreaker fan, so I’d be curious to check them out.
[Recommended] Har Mar Superstar / Giant Drag / Marijuana Deathsquads / Little Dog on Top of a Big Dog @ The Satellite [f/ka/ Spaceland] ($8) – Har Mar Superstar’s doing a Friday night residency this month.
Olafur Arnalds / George Sarah & Strings @ Echoplex ($15 - $17) – Icelandic composer
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Orchestra @ Natural History Museum
T. Mills / Audio Push / Dez & Rich Black / Furious the Static Shock / Supaficialz @ Troubadour ($15)
The Wood Brothers @ Hotel Café
Battlefield Band @ McCabe’s ($24.50)
Big Sandy @ Redwood
The Bandit Kings @ The Mint ($10)
Chasing Kings @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM

Saturday 2/5/11
[Pick of the Week] Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses / The Silent Comedy @ El Rey ($20) – I’ve followed Bingham ever since seeing him at Stagecoach a few years ago.
[Recommended] The Muffs / John Wicks and the Records @ The Satellite [f/k/a Spaceland] ($12) – Classic LA band. Get there early to hear John Wicks do “Starry Eyes” – a power pop classic.
[Recommended] Forgetters / Street Eaters / Dangers @ The Echo ($10) – Early show at 6:00 PM; Forgetters features Black from Jawbreaker. Night two.
The Autumn Defense / Jonathan Wilson @ Troubadour ($14) – John and Pat from Wilco.
Kid Infinity 3D Live / 87 Stick Up Kids / Captain Ahab / Ben Oprstu / Random Citizens @ Alexandria Hotel ($10) – “A one time event featuring ground breaking 3D light technology.”
Michael Feinstein @ Walt Disney Concert Hall ($45 -$116)
Cradle of Filth / Nachtmystium / Turisas @ Fox Theater in Pomona ($28)
David Garrett @ Wilshire Ebell ($50) – German violinist
The Thrilling Adventure Hour @ Largo ($25)
JFK of MSTRKRFT @ The Grove of Anaheim ($33)
Religious Girls @ The Smell ($5)
Pierre Bensusan @ McCabe’s ($22.50)
Kit / Moses Campbell / Arms and Legs / Batwings Catwings @ Dem Passwords in West Hollywood ($5)
The Super Bees / Fantastic Harlan Jones / Soft White 60s @ Redwood
Scott Kelly & Wino / Afterlife / Texas Death Star @ Viper Room ($15)
The Dustbowl Revival @ The Mint ($10)
Under the Covers: A Tribute to the Nerves release party – Tijuana Panthers / Audacity / Neverever @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM
Reverend Horton Heat @ House of Blues Anaheim
Quiet Riot @ Galaxy Concert Theatre

Sunday 2/6/11 [Super Bowl Sunday]
[Pick of the Night] Cat Power / The Meek / Demo Team @ The Music Box (Sold Out) – Sold out on Super Bowl Sunday.
The Soft Moon / Violet Tremors @ The Echo ($8)
H2O / Set Your Goals / Touche Amore @ The Roxy ($20) – Appearances by Matt Skiba and Travis Barker
Jon Barba / Hermit Convention / Rachel Fanna / Parkford @ The Smell ($5)
Esquire @ The Satellite ($5)
The B-Noirs / The Sweater Girls / Ingenue @ Redwood


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