Monday, August 29, 2011
LA Concert Listings: 8/29/11 - 9/4/11
UPDATES/EARLIER OMISSIONS ARE IN RED
Here's a scaled back version of my weekly picks. Not the greatest week overall (I think the FYF Fest is sucking up all the good bands), but some quality stuff every night.
[Pick of the Night] Tapes 'n Tapes / Stone Darling / Willoughby @ The Satellite ($13) - Maybe the final Sunset Junction makeup show.
[Recommended] Unknown Mortal Orchestra / The Submarines / The newno2 @ Bardot (Free w/ RSVP) - I saw Unknown Mortal Orchestra recently at the Satellite and they were pretty decent.
[Recommended] Frank Fairfield @ Redwood
Active Child / Man Miracle / Hot As Sun / Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground @ The Echo (Free)
The Ross Sea Party / The Smiles / The Hectors / La Font @ Silverlake Lounge (Free)
[Pick of the Night] JJAMZ / The Damn Sons / Army Navy @ The Satellite ($10)- JJAMZ features members of Maroon 5, The Like, Rilo Kiley and Phantom Planet.
The Allah-Las / TRC / Big Search @ The Echo (Free)
Puddin' Tang / The Mouthbreathers @ The Smell($5)
Phillip Glass: Powaqqatsi @ Hollywood Bowl ($2 - $140)
Tycho / Shigeto @ Echoplex ($12)
Fiction Family / Pawn Shop Kings / The Howls @ The Bootleg ($15)
Young Jeezy / Freddie Gibbs @ House of Blues Sunset ($35)- I do like Freddie Gibbs.
[Pick of the Night] Low End Theory: Free The Robots / Salva @ Airliner ($10)
Hall of Fame / Russian Bones / The Ghost Pill @ The Satellite ($5)
George Benson / DMS (George Duke / Marcus Miller / David Sanborn) @ Hollywood Bowl ($2 - $141)
John Doe @ The Grammy Museum ($20)
[Pick of the Night] Dawes / Sonny & the Sunsets @ Santa Monica Pier (Free)
[Recommended] Geronimo Getty / Adeline & the Philistines @ Taix (Free) - Geronimo Getty is Aaron Kyle's (from Le Switch) new band.
Janet Jackson @ Greek Theatre ($50 - $250)
Young L / Mr. Muthafuckin Exquire / Skeme / The 87 Stick Up Kids @ The Echo ($8)
[Pick of the Night] Handsome Furs / Suuns / Talkdemonic @ The Echoplex ($17)
Glass Candy / Chromatics @ Los Globos ($12) - Interested to see if they start doing more shows at Club Los Globos. I heard the owners of El Cid bought it.
You Am I / Terraplane Sun @ The Echo ($14)
Diego Garcia (of Elefant) @ Largo ($20)
The Human League / B-52's / The Fixx / Berlin @ Hollywood Bowl ($25 - $105)
Men Without Hats / Gram Rabbit @ The Viper Room ($20)
Touche Amore / Dangers / Joyce Manor @ The Smell ($5)
[Pick of the Week] FYF Fest: Descendents / Death From Above 1979 / Broken Social Scene / Explosions in the Sky / Guided By Voices / Cold War Kids / Girls / The Dead Milkmen / Cass McCombs / Olivia Tremor Control / Smith Westerns / Cults / Off! / Japandroids / No Age / Avi Buffalo / Twin Sister / Fool's Gold and more @ Los Angeles State Historic Park ($40)- Great lineup this year.
[Recommended] The Soft Pack / Bass Drum of Death / Youth Lagoon @ Bordello ($5) - Late show at 11:30 PM
[Recommended] City Stock: Geronimo Getty / Black Crystal Wolf Kids / Whiskey Saints / The Sexies @ Undisclosed Backyard in the Valley (Free w/ RSVP)
[Pick of the Night] The Sweet Hurt / Ry Cuming / Daniel Ahearn @ The Satellite ($8)
[Co-Pick of the Night] The Dead Milkmen / Tijuana Panthers / Audacity @ Alex's Bar ($12) - Big Lizard In My Backyard was my jam in 7th Grade.
Death From Above 1979 / Funeral Party @ The Music Box ($23) - Tickets on sale Wednesday at Noon
Mike Peters of the Alarm @ El Rey ($22)