Sunday, July 31, 2011

Live Music Options: 8/1/11 - 8/7/11

The Fresh & Onlys Play the Echoplex on Tuesday

After a great calendar last week, this week's a little slow...

Monday 8/1/11
[Pick of the Night] Stone Darling / SNEAKPEEK / J. Tillman / Baby’s On Acid @ The Satellite (Free) – Stone Darling’s the residency band. J. Tillman’s a member of Fleet Foxes.
[Recommended] Active Child / Therapies Son / Letting Up Despite Great Faults / Cassettes Won’t Listen @ The Echo (Free) – Active Child’s the residency band. Curious if they’re a more compelling live band these days.  
Maps & Atlases / Princeton / Soft Swells @ Troubadour ($15) – Indie band on Barsuk
The Belle Brigade @ Grammy Museum ($15) – The Fleetwood Mac-isms are nice.
Sing the Body Electric / The Californian @ Viper Room
Cary Brothers / Damnwells @ Bardot (Free w/ RSVP)
Geoff Geis / Sisterfucker / Mind Cemetary / The Monolators @ Pehrspace

Tuesday 8/2/11
[Pick of the Week] Woods / The Fresh & Onlys / White Fence @ Echoplex ($14) – I dig the Fresh & Onlys.
[Recommended] DNTEL / The One AM Radio / Geotic @ Detroit Bar ($12) – Mr. Jimmy Tamborello.  
[Recommended] Mariachi El Bronx @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM
[Recommended] The New Limb / Youngblood Hawke / Deap Vally @ The Satellite ($5) – Deap Valley features Julie from the Pity Party
Tally Hall / Speak / Casey Shea @ Troubadour ($15)
Allah-Las / Bleached / Neverever / Dream Homes @ The Echo (Free)
Yes / Styx / Shane Alexander @ Greek Theatre ($47 - $300)
The Naked and Famous / White Sea @ The Music Box (Sold Out)
Rachmaninoff III @ Hollywood Bowl
The Calicos / A Thousand and Fifty Lies @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Captain Ahab / Bubblegum Octopus / Screamin’ Cyn Cyn & the Pons / Essay @ The Smell ($5)
John Hiatt @ Grammy Museum ($25)
Julia Fordham & Paul Reiser @ The Roxy
Judson McKinney @ The Central S.A.P.C (Free)
The Orion Experience / Think Alike / Random Patterns @ Lot 1 ($3)

Wednesday 8/3/11
[Pick of the Night] Lykke Li / Best Coast / Fool’s Gold @ Greek Theatre ($39 - $46)
Sun Araw + Warm Climate Perform Teenage Fanclub's Bandwagonesque @ Hard Rock Cafe  - Forgot about that place.
Scattered Trees / The Alternate Routes @ The Satellite ($8)
Coldplay @ LA Tennis Center at UCLA (Sold Out) – I saw them at the El Rey back in the day.
New Maximum Donkey / Light FM / Kingsley / Jon Lindsay / Garland / Backnbloom @ The Echo ($8)    
Two Kids, One Hall @ Largo ($25) – Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald
The Family Bones / Dylan Trees / Warships @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
Stevie Nicks signing @ Amoeba (Free) – 6:00 PM; must purchase CD
Matisyahu / Tea Leaf Green @ Club Nokia ($25 - $30)
Count Fleet @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM

Thursday 8/4/11
[Pick of the Night] The Hectors / Count Fleet / Downtown Union / The Outdoors @ The Satellite ($8) – Support some local bands.
Hippiefest: Dave Mason / Mark Farner / Rick Derringer / Felix Cavalier’s Rascals / Gary Wright @ Greek Theatre ($42 - $62)
Samiyam @ Amoeba (Free) – 7:00 PM
Free Moral Agents / Vanaprasta @ Detroit Bar ($6)
Appalachian Spring @ Hollywood Bowl – Celebrating the clarinet
John Hiatt & the Combo @ Troubadour ($40)
Bixby Knolls @ Pershing Square (Free)
Horde and the Harem / The Brothers King / Sister Ruby Band @ Silverlake Lounge ($8)
NASA Space Universe / Low Places / Pure Shit / Hue-Man Air Or @ The Smell ($5)
Cirque du Soleil Presents Rock of the Bay @ Santa Monica Pier (Free)

Friday 8/5/11
[Pick of the Night] Devo @ Grove of Anaheim ($40) – Still a really fun live band.  
[Recommended] Summer Darling / Polls / Silian Rail / Future Ghost @ The Satellite ($8) – Jaxart and Origami present.
The Donkeys / Red Pony Clock @ The Echo ($12) – San Diego band on the Dead Oceans label.
Cristian Castro @ Greek Theatre ($47 - $127)
Hairspray @ Hollywood Bowl – Two original Broadway leads and all all-star cast (including Stamos).
Magnolia Memoir / The Quiet / The Cotillionaires @ Troubadour ($12)
Abandoned Pools @ Viper Room ($12)  
Katy Perry @ Nokia Theatre LA Live (Sold Out)
YOB / Dark Castle / Ancestors / Of the Horizons @ Echoplex ($20)
Tig Notaro & Friends @ Largo
Searching For Elliott Smith (Film Screening) @ Bootleg ($10)
Orca Team / Footwork / Sweater Girls / Summer Twins @ The Smell ($5)
David Bromberg @ McCabe’s (Sold Out)
Moondog Orchestra / The Bixby Knolls / Santoros @ 267 S. Main St. ($5)

Saturday 8/6/11
[Pick of the Night] Funk Fest: Morris Day & the Time / Sugarfoot’s Ohio Players / One Way with Al Hudson / Dazz Band / Mary Jane Girls @ Greek Theatre ($36 - $94) – You gotta see Morris Day.  
[Recommended] High Places / Sun Araw / Matthewdavid @ Bootleg ($12) – Thrill Jockey band.
Radars to the Sky / The Lonely Wild / Goldenspell / Torches in Trees @ The Satellite ($8)
Hard Summer: Duck Sauce / Boys Noize / Chromeo / Ratatat / Skrillex / Odd Future / James Murphy & Pat Mahoney / Digitalism / Gaslamp Killer / Juan Maclean and many more @ LA State Historic Park ($75) - Not my bag, but maybe you're into getting E'ed up and dancing like a prick.
Disasterradio / Captain Ahab / Kevin Blechdom / I.E. @ The Smell ($5)
KMFDM @ Grove of Anaheim
Hairspray @ Hollywood Bowl - Two original Broadway leads and all all-star cast (including Stamos).
The Fling / Francisco the Man @ Detroit Bar ($8)
Katy Perry @ Nokia Theatre LA Live (Sold Out)
The Thrilling Adventure Hour @ Largo
David Bromberg @ McCabe’s (Sold Out)
Touche @ Origami (Free) – 7:00 PM
Vum / Thurlow / Sue Scrofa @ Lot 1 ($3)

Sunday 8/7/11
[Pick of the Night] Torche / Big Business / Thrones @ Troubadour ($15) – Heavy rock.  
Ari Shine / Daniel Ahearn and the Jones / Eagle Rock Gospel Singers @ The Satellite ($8)
Hairspray @ Hollywood Bowl - Two original Broadway leads and all all-star cast (including Stamos).
Katy Perry @ Nokia Theatre LA Live (Sold Out)
Grand Ole Echo: Drunk on Crutches / Gal Holiday / The Vaquetones @ The Echo (Free)
The Preservation / Judson McKinney @ Redwood

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