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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/21/19 to 8/27/19

Wednesday, August 21
Rostam and more at Twilight on the Pier at the Santa Monica Pier
- Free!
Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, and more at the Hollywood Bowl- $16 and up
Matt Costa and more at Zebulon- Free with RSVP!

Thursday, August 22
The Rolling Stones at the Rose Bowl- $97.81 and up
The Avett Brothers at the Greek Theatre- Sold out 😦
Snail Mail and Sasami at the Wiltern- $19.50-$25
Generationals and Pure Bathing Culture at the Lodge Room
- $20
No Parents and Fatty Cakes & the Puff Pastries at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park- Free!

Friday, August 23
Kacey Musgraves and Poolside at the Greek Theatre- Sold out 😦
Raphael Saadiq at the El Rey Theatre- Sold out 😦
Pink Martini and Violent Femmes with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl- $14 and up
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom- $28-$30
Shonen Knife and more at the Bootleg- $13-$15
Lunch Lady and more at the Hi Hat- Free!
Jessica Lea Mayfield at Pappy & Harriet’s- $15

Saturday, August 24
Noël Wells and more at the Bootleg- $12-$15
Viva! Pomona with Y La Bamba, French Vanilla, Lunch Lady, and more at the Glass House- $25
Mondo Hollywood festival with L.A. Witch and more at Catch One- $20-$25
Pink Martini, La Santa Cecilia, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl- $17 and up
MNDSGN and more at the Lodge Room- $18
Tim Kasher (Cursive), and more (for Jonah Ray’s record release) at the Hi Hat- $5
Marissa Nadler (opening for Ceremony) and more at the Regent Theater- $20-$25
The Avett Brothers at the Santa Barbara Bowl- Sold out 😦

Sunday, August 25
Mariachi El Bronx and more at Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts at the South Side of the Hermosa Beach Pier- Free!
Kacey Musgraves and Poolside at the Greek Theatre- Sold out 😦
The Coathangers, Cat Scan, and more at Alex’s Bar- Free!
Magic Wands and more at the Moroccan Lounge- $8-$10

Monday, August 26
A.O. Gerber and more at the Bootleg- Free!
Hazel English at Checker Hall- $50 (includes food and select alcohol)
Mutual Benefit and Dustin Wong at the Moroccan Lounge- $10-$12
Automatic, Colleen Green, and more at the Echo- Free!
Local Natives at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!
Daniel Caesar at the Greek Theatre- $49.50 and up
‘THE BUTTERFLY CABINET’ Surrealist Variety show curated by Guy Blakeslee at Zebulon- Free!

Tuesday, August 27
MC50 at the Teragram Ballroom- $40
Tim Heidecker at the Moroccan Lounge- $20-$25

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/14/19 to 8/20/19

Wednesday, August 14
Maggie Rogers (DJ set), Hana (DJ set), and more at House of Machines- $10
Orville Peck at the Observatory- Sold out 😦

Thursday, August 15
Echo Park Rising at multiple venues in Echo Park- Free!
Mark Ronson at Catch One- Sold out 😦
DeVotchKa at the Roxy- $32-$35
Nicole Dollanganger at the Hi Hat- $15-$20
The Watkins Family Hour with Gaby Moreno and more at the Largo at the Coronet- $30
Guy Blakeslee and more at Zebulon- Free!
The Avett Brothers at Jimmy Kimmel Live!- Free with ticket

Friday, August 16
Echo Park Rising with Cat Scan, Justus Proffit, Colleen Green, Traps PS, and more
 at multiple venues in Echo Park- Free!
María del Pilar at Luxe de Ville- Free!
Ty Segall and the Intelligence at the Teragram Ballroom
- $28-$30

Saturday, August 17
Echo Park Rising with SadGirl, French Vanilla, Guy Blakeslee + Lael Neale, and more at multiple venues in Echo Park- Free!
James Supercave at One Colorado, Pasadena- Free!
Pete Yorn at Fingerprints- Free with RSVP
Orville Peck at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Andrew Bird at KCRW Summer Nights at KCRW HQ- Free!
Pod Save America with Maggie Rogers, Best Coast, Jim James, and more at the Greek Theatre- $39.75 and up
Cat Power at the Lobero Theatre- Sold out 😦

Sunday, August 18
Echo Park Rising (see full set times) with The Entrance Band, Draemings, and more at multiple venues in Echo Park- Free!
YOLA Fest f. Lykke Li, Cat Power, Courtney Love, and more at Los Angeles State Historic Park- $68 and up
Orville Peck at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦

Monday, August 19
A.O. Gerber at the Bootleg- Free!
Automatic, Adult Books, and more at the Echo- Free!
‘THE BUTTERFLY CABINET’ Surrealist Variety show curated by Guy Blakeslee at Zebulon- Free!
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!

Tuesday, August 20
Noël Wells at the Bootleg- $5

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/7/19 to 8/13/19

Wednesday, August 7
Go Betty Go and more at the Satellite- $12
Virginia Wing and more at the Echo- $14
Sondre Lerche and Friends at Largo at the Coronet- $30
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie at the Santa Barbara Bowl- $34 and up

Thursday, August 8
Weyes Blood and Dustin Wong at the Fonda Theatre- $25
Better Oblivion Community Center at the Observatory- $30
Sons of Kemet at the Echoplex- $20-$22

Friday, August 9
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and more at the Greek Theatre- $25 and up
Better Oblivion Community Center at the Wiltern- $30 and up
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom- $28-$30

Saturday, August 10
Y La Bamba at KCRW HQ- Free!
Flor De Toloache at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park- Free!
The Warlocks, Haunted Summer, and more at the House of Machines- $7
Alice Bag and more at the Hi Hat- $10
Pixx and more at the Moroccan Lounge- $10-$12

Sunday, August 11
Death Cab for Cutie and Car Seat Headrest at the Hollywood Bowl- $20 and up
Moaning and more at the Smell- $12 (fundraiser for Bernie Sanders)

Monday, August 12
Orville Peck at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
A.O. Gerber and more at the Bootleg- Free!
Automatic at the Echo- Free!
Guy Blakeslee at Zebulon- Free!
Keane at the Roxy- Sold out 😦
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!

Tuesday, August 13
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard at the Greek Theatre- $25 and up

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 7/31/19 to 8/6/19

Wednesday, July 31
Chaka Khan (with Michael McDonald) at the Hollywood Bowl- $16 and up
Orchin and more at Zebulon- Free!

Thursday, August 1
Julia Holter at the Teragram Ballroom
- $20-$25
Cherie Currie (and Brie Darling) at the Grammy Museum- $25
She Wants Revenge at Saint Rocke- $35
NO WIN and more at Alex’s Bar- $7
The B-52’s and Dead Man’s Party at the Pacific Amphitheatre- $27.50

Friday, August 2
The Bird and the Bee at the Ford- $39.50
Cayucas and more at the Roxy- $16-$20
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
- $28-$30
Of Monsters and Men at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
She Wants Revenge at Saint Rocke- Sold out 😦
Chaka Khan (and Michael McDonald) at the Pacific Ampitheatre- $32.50 and up

Saturday, August 3
Portugal. The Man (with Mumford & Sons) at the Banc of California Stadium- $39.50 and up
Alt 98.7 Summer Camp with Of Monsters & Men, Phantogram, Cold War Kids, and more at the Queen Mary Events Park- $71 and up
Robert Francis at the Hi Hat- $10
Future Sounds Festival with Jesse Jo Stark, and more at the Viaduct- $20-$45
Jimmy Eat World and Ra Ra Riot (with Third Eye Blind) at the FivePoint Amphitheatre- $35.43 and up
Mystic Braves at the Wayfarer- $15

Sunday, August 4
Lord Huron and more at the Hollywood Bowl- $15 and up
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie at the FivePoint Amphitheatre- $30 and up
The B-52’s and more at the Microsoft Theater- $49.50 and up
Dynasty Handbag and more at Zebulon- $15

Monday, August 5
Automatic and more at the Echo- Free!
Blondie and Elvis Costello at the Greek Theatre- $29.50 and up
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!

Tuesday, August 6
Lord Huron at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre- $50 and up

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 7/24/19 to 7/30/19

Wednesday, July 24
The Beths and more at the Bootleg Theater
- $15-$17
Cuco and more at the City National Grove of Anaheim
Blitz Vega (featuring Andy Rourke of The Smiths) at the House of Machines- Free with RSVP!

Thursday, July 25
The Tracks at the Hammer Museum- Free!
Matt Costa and more at the Troubadour- $18-$20
The English Beat at OC Parks Summer Concert Series at Irvine Regional Park- Free!
Dwight Yoakam at Ventura Theater- $54.50 and up

Friday, July 26
The Raconteurs and Lillie Mae at the Greek Theatre- $39.50 and up
Cuco and more at the Fox Theater Pomona- $99
Odesza and more at the Los Angeles State Historic Park- Sold out 😦
HIDE and more at the Fonda Theatre- $26
Florist at Pico Union Project- $18.50
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
- Sold out 😦
Man Man and more at the Lodge Room- $15
Jon Brion at the Largo at the Coronet- $30

Saturday, July 27
Lala Lala at the Getty- Free!
Odesza and more at the Los Angeles State Historic Park- Sold out 😦
Robyn at the Forum- $49.50 and up
Cuco at the Novo- $70 and up
The Raconteurs and the Melvins at the Santa Barbara Bowl- $59-$79
The Drums and CHAI at the Hollywood Palladium- $35
Aterciopelados and Elefante at Pershing Square Downtown Stage Summer Concerts-Free!
Stef Chura and French Vanilla at the Bootleg Theater
- $10-$12
Allah-Las at Pappy and Harriet’s- Sold out 😦

Sunday, July 28
Kinky and Mexican Institute of Sound at the Ford- $25-$50
Guy Blakeslee and more at McCabe’s Guitar Shop- $18
Dwight Yoakam at the Pacific Amphitheatre- Sold out 😦

Monday, July 29
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!
CHAI at the Observatory- $15

Tuesday, July 30
Cuco at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Of Monsters and Men at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Free with ticket!

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 7/17/19 to 7/23/19

Wednesday, July 17
Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon, and Starcrawler at the FivePoint Amphitheatre- $45 and up
Haim at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦
Brandi Carlile at the Pacific Amphitheatre- $50 and up
Deerhunter and Dirty Projectors at the Wiltern- $35-$55

Thursday, July 18
Gaby Moreno at Sunset Concerts at the Skirball Center- Free!
Peach Kelli Pop at Alex’s Bar- $10

Friday, July 19
Dean Wareham (performing Galaxie 500’s “On Fire”) at Teragram Ballroom- $26
Dressy Bessy, Potty Mouth and Colleen Green at the Moroccan Lounge- $12-$15
Fea and more at the Redwood Bar- $12
É Arenas (of Chicano Batman) at the Echoplex- $16-$20

Saturday, July 20
Sheila E. at Pershing Square Downtown Stage Summer Concerts- Free!
The Warlocks and more at the Hi Hat- $10
The Blank Tapes and more at House of Machines
Bardo (Chicano Batman) and É Arenas (Chicano Batman) at Alex’s Bar- $18

Sunday, July 21
Natalia Lafourcade and Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl- $26 and up
Ozomatli at the OC Fair & Event Center- $20 and up
Fundraiser for Turn It Up! with Alice Bag, Nina Diaz, and more at Echoplex (Early Show)- $10-$12

Monday, July 22
Gardens and Villa at the Moroccan Lounge- $15
IAN SWEET at the Echo- Free!
Davíd Garza at the Love Song- Free!

Tuesday, July 23
The Head and the Heart at the Santa Barbara Bowl- $35 and up
Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Greek Theatre- $35.50 and up