Sunday, February 27, 2011

Live Music Options: 2/28/11 - 3/6/11

Mavis Staples Performs at the Satellite on Thursday


Monday 2/28/11
[Pick of the Night] Red Cortez / Richard Swift / Everest / The Dead Trees @ The Satellite (Free) – I’d definitely pay to see Richard Swift and Everest, so free is impossible to beat.
[Recommended] Jenny O  / Jonathan Wilson / J. Tillman @ Bootleg (Free) – Talented lineup.
Slang Chickens / Papa / Help / The Lovely Bad Things @ The Echo (Free)
Robotanists / War Tapes / Endless Hallway / Skull Tape / The Neighborhood @ Silverlake Lounge (Free)
Puro Instinct @ Paul and Andre’s
Deaf / Lost Lake / The Hectors / Black Elephant @ 5 Star Blue (Free)
Phil Alvin @ Redwood
Eulogies / Family of the Year @ Bardot (Free w/ RSVP)

Tuesday 3/1/11
[Pick of the Night] Arbouretum / Endless Boogie / Imaad Wasif @ The Satellite ($8) – Some good stoner rock…
Biffy Clyro / Moving Mountains / The Blank Faces @ Troubadour (Sold Out) – Scottish alt rockers
Joseph Arthur / Line and Circle @ Bootleg ($10)
Hillsong United @ Staples Center (Sold Out) – Aussie Christians
Jukebox the Ghost / My Pet Saddle / Gardens and Villa @ The Echo ($10) – Record for Yep Roc, get compared to OK Go and Ben Folds.
Found Footage Festival @ Largo ($20)
State to State / The Cooling Time / Standing Shadows / Open Source Rebellion @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Panic at the Disco @ Roxy

Wednesday 3/2/11
[Pick of the Night] A Hawk and Hacksaw / Infantree @ The Satellite ($12) – Mostly instrumental band with all those Eastern European influences (plus he was in Neutral Milk Hotel).    
The Bellrays / Bare Wires / Dirt Dress @ The Echo ($8) – Good lineup.
Low End Theory: Syd from Odd Future / Cadalack Ron @ Airliner ($10)
Ferraby Lionheart / Demo Team / Captain and Holland @ Bootleg ($7)
Swans / Devendra Banhart / Wooden Wand @ El Rey ($32) – Underground legend.
Biffy Clyro and Mark Z Danielewski @ Bootleg ($25) – The author and band perform and discuss how his novel influenced the band. I saw him do this for his previous novel,
House of Leaves and it was pretty interesting.
Damon Packard / Pregers (Dean Spunt) / Earn @ Dem Password (Free)
Lords of Acid / ANGELSPIT / Radical G / Skum Love @ Club Nokia ($23)
John Popper & the Duskray Troubadours @ Key Club ($20 - $60)
Kaki King / Zoe Keating @ Largo ($25)
Sean Kangataran / Brad Standley and the Foxlies / Garrett Pierce @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
CKY @ Viper Room ($15)

Thursday 3/3/11
[Pick of the Week - Mavis Staples @ The Satellite ($25) – Early show, doors open at 7:00 PM; I’m really excited to see soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples. Check out her latest album with Jeff Tweedy.
The Entrance Band / Sun Araw @ The Satellite ($10) – The Entrance Band is doing a Thursday night residency at the Satellite month.   
Crystal Castles / Suuns @ Fox Theater Pomona (Sold Out)
Elliot Randal & the Deadman / Sima / The Goodnight Noises @ Viper Room ($10 w/ flyer) – For the Americana, twang fans…
Great Northern / Sabrosa Purr / Moving Picture Show @ Bootleg ($10)
Civil Twilight / The Daylights / Voxhaul Broadcast @ Troubadour ($12)
Emilie Autumn @ El Rey ($20)
He’s My Brother She’s My Sister @ Downtown Central Library ($15)
Eddie Spaghetti / Blag Dahlia / Sean & Alexander @ The Echo ($12)
Meshell Ndegeocello @ Largo ($30)
The Devil Whale / Yellow Red Sparks / The Sunshine Factory / Glen Martin @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
I.E. / Laco$te / Simo Soo / Broken Eyes @ The Smell ($5)
The Broken Numbers Band / Coyote / Sonark / The Lonely Wild @ The Airliner ($5) 
Michael Nhat / Halloween Swim Team / So Many Wizards / Magick Orchids @ Lot 1 ($5)
Alexi Murdoch / The Watson Twins @ Detroit Bar ($20)
Red Cortez @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM

Friday 3/4/11
[Pick of the Night] Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour @ The Satellite (Sold Out) – Loads of the Olivia Tremor Control, El Power, Neutral Milk Hotel folks play the music of those bands. I was a big fan of so many of those bands..
[Recommended] Autolux / The Soft Moon @ The Echoplex ($15) – Autolux is a great live band, if you’ve never seen them.  
[Recommended] Cut Chemist @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM
Wild Nothing / Abe Vigoda @ Natural History Museum ($9) – Early show starts at 5:00 PM. Pitchfork generation.
Wet & Reckless / The Holloys / Tandemoro @ Bootleg ($8) – Good local lineup.
The Concretes / Millionyoung / Blackbird Blackbird @ Troubadour ($15) – The veteran Swedish indie pop band is back.
Missing Persons @ Key Club ($18 - $54)
Conspiracy of Beards @ The Mint ($15)
Sweater Girls / Neverever @ The Echo ($8)
Trey Anastasio @ The Music Box (Sold Out) – Phish lead singer.
MUSINK: Suicidal Tendencies / Biohazard / CKY @ OC Fair & Event Center ($25 - $108)
Nodzzz / Audacity / Tijuana Panthers / Ale Mania @ The Smell ($6)
Civil Twilight / The Daylights / Voxhaul Broadcast @ The Glass House ($10)
Noel Paul Stookey @ McCabe’s (Sold Out) – Paul from Peter, Paul and Mary
Anni Rossi / Whitman / Ezra Buchla / Emily Lacy @ Echo Park Country Outpost
Texas Terri Bomb @ Redwood
Hugh Cornwell @ Viper Room ($20)
Gold Motel @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM

Saturday 3/5/11
[Pick of the Night] Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland @ Walt Disney Concert Hall (Sold Out) – Jazz legends.
[Recommended] Autolux / The Soft Moon @ Detroit Bar ($15) – If you missed them at the Echoplex.
[Recommended] Mike Watt & His Missingmen / Sassafrass @ Redwood
Baths / Braids / Gobble Gobble @ Troubadour ($12) – Local, electro-pop kid put out a well received record on Anticon last year.
Diamond Rings / PS I Love You @ The Satellite ($10) – Big buzz and good reviews for this guy.
Japanther / Tinylittle / Jehovas Fitness / Joyce Manor @ The Smell ($6)
Conspiracy of Beards @ The Echoplex ($10) – Early show at 3:00 PM. Acapella group that performs Leonard Cohen songs. Benefit for 826 LA.
Alexi Murdoch / The Watson Twins @ Bootleg ($25)
Voxhaul Broadcast / Nico Stai / The Sea of Cortez / Summer Darling / Hi Ho Silver Oh @ Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock ($10)
Michael Showalter / David Wain @ The Echo ($14) – Early show at 6:00 PM
MUSINK: Thrice / Circa Survive @ OC Fair & Event Center ($25 - $108)
Julieta Venegas / Ceci Bastida @ Nokia Theatre LA Live ($25 - $100)
The Thrilling Adventure Hour @ Largo (Sold Out)
Faster Pussycat @ Key Club ($18)
Chick Corea & Gary Burton @ Royce Hall ($43 - $83)

Sunday 3/6/11
[Pick of the Night] Broken Records / US Royalty @ The Satellite ($10) – Scottish band on 4AD that gets compared to Arcade Fire and Springsteen.
Morcheeba / The Mumlers @ The Music Box ($28) 
The Velvet Teen / Themes @ The Echo ($10) – Early show at 5:30 PM
David J / Sleepmask / The New Room @ The Echo ($10)
We Barbarians / The Union Line @ Detroit Bar ($10)
Yemen Blues @ Troubadour ($25)
MUSINK: The Used / Hot Water Music @ OC Fair & Event Center ($25 - $108)
Gobble Gobble / Captain Ahab / Foot Village / Heller Keller @ The Smell ($5)

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