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Cool Concerts in LA 5/23/18 to 5/29/18

Wednesday 5/23
Natalia Lafourcade at the Theatre at Ace Hotel- Sold out 😦
Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Wiltern- $25 and up
Wajatta at the Teragram Ballroom- $26
Sean Wheeler and the Reluctant Messengers at the Redwood Bar- $5

Thursday 5/24
Turbonegro and Against Me! at Ventura Theater- $27
Fun Lovers Unite! An Evening of Music, Comedy, and Gun Sense with Moby and Dengue Fever at the Regent Theater- $25 to $100
Nellie McKay at the Catalina Club- $20

Friday 5/25
Peach Kelli Pop at the Hi Hat- $10
Fever Ray at the Palladium- $37 and up
Jon Brion at Largo at the Coronet- $30

Saturday 5/26
Alice Bag at the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon- Free!
Lunch Lady at the Ham & Eggs Tavern- $5
Topanga Days with Milo Greene at Topanga Community Club- $25
Rey Pila at the Echoplex- $12
Carla dal Forno at the Resident- $5
Turbonegro and Against Me! at the Regent Theater- Sold out 😦

Sunday 5/27
Topanga Days with X at Topanga Community Club- $25
Brian Jonestown Massacre at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Esya (of Savages) at Zebulon- Free!

Monday 5/28
Eels and Puddles Pity Party at the Glass House- $40
Hinds at the Teragram Ballroom- $18
Numb.er, Feels, and Adult Books at the Echo- Free!

Tuesday 5/29
Japandroids and L.A. Witch at the Masonic Lodge At Hollywood Forever Cemetery- Sold out 😦
Todd Rundgren at the Wiltern- $24 and up

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Cool Concerts in LA 5/16/18 to 5/22/18

Wednesday 5/16
U2 at the Forum- $46 and up
Sofi Tukker at the Fonda Theatre- $26
Zoé at the Wiltern- $28 and up
Z Berg & Friends at the Highland Park Ebell Club- $12
Franz Ferdinand at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Waitlist available
Beach House at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Waitlist available

Thursday 5/17
Ariel Pink and DIIV at the Wiltern- $30 and up
Aggretsuko at Amoeba- Free!
Sofi Tukker at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Preoccupations at the Echo- Sold out 😦
The Marías at MOCA- Free with RSVP!
MGMT at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Sold out 😦

Friday 5/18
MGMT at the Palladium- Sold out 😦
Tricky at the Fonda Theatre- $29
Peter Hook & the Light at the Wiltern- $25 and up
Preoccupations at the Echo- Sold out 😦
Kim and the Created at the Wayfarer- $8
Modest Mouse at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium- $49 and up

Saturday 5/19
Modest Mouse at the Arlington Theater- $38.50 to $48.50
Allah-Las at the Getty- Free!

Sunday 5/20
Magic Wands at the Hi Hat- $5

Monday 5/21
Numb.er and POW! at the Echo- Free!
Pond at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦

Tuesday 5/22
Haunted Summer at the Hi Hat- Free!
Lykke Li at the Moroccan Lounge- Sold out 😦
Depeche Mode and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at the Honda Center- $88 and up
Kevin Barnes at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery- $20

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Cool Concerts in LA 5/9/18 to 5/15/18

Wednesday 5/9
Vagabon at the Bootleg Theater- $15 to $17
Eleanor Friedberger at the Moroccan Lounge- $20
BØRNS at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Liminal Sound Bath with Jónsi, Alex Somers and Paul Corley at the Marciano Art Foundation Theater Gallery- Sold out 😦
Low End Theory with Daedelus at the Airliner- $10
Sean Wheeler & the Reluctant Messengers at the Redwood Bar- $5

Thursday 5/10
Erika Wennerstrom (of Heartless Bastards) at the Bootleg Theater (Bar Stage)- $15
The Afghan Whigs and Built To Spill at the Wiltern- $20 to $59
Kendrick Lamar and SZA at the Forum- $59 and up
Courtney Barnett at the Pico Union Project- Sold out 😦

Friday 5/11
Half Waif at the Moroccan Lounge- $12 to $15
Kendrick Lamar and SZA at the Forum- $109 and up
Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft at the Greek- $20 and up

Saturday 5/12
Alice Bag at the Museum of Latin American Art- $20
Brazilian Girls at El Rey- $28.50
Jenny Hval at the Lodge Room- $15
Mount Kimbie at the Echoplex- Sold out 😦
Nada Surf at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦
Hot Snakes and Le Butcherettes at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Little Boots at El Cid- $15 to $25
Editors at the Glass House- $25

Sunday 5/13
Mitski at the Observatory- $20
Editors at the Belasco Theater- $25
Nada Surf at the Moroccan Lounge- Sold out 😦

Monday 5/14
Crystales and Lunch Lady at the Resident- $8

Tuesday 5/15
Franz Ferdinand at the Wiltern- $33 and up
U2 at the Forum- $46 and up

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Cool Concerts in LA 5/2/18 to 5/8/18

Wednesday 5/2
Rituals of Mine at the Satellite- $12
Lissie at the Teragram Ballroom- $23
Sean Wheeler and the Reluctant Messengers at the Redwood Bar- $5
Jenny O at the Cactus Lounge at the Standard, Hollywood- Free!
Young Fathers at the Moroccan Lounge- Sold out 😦

Thursday 5/3
Cullen Omori at Brouwerij West- $8
Young Fathers at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Descendents at Ventura Theater- Sold out 😦
Dante Elephante at the Hi Hat- $8

Friday 5/4
LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Young Fathers at the Hollywood Bowl- $45 and up
Perera Elsewhere at the Hi Hat- $10
Rosie Flores at the Love Song Bar- Free!
of Montreal at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦
Girl Pusher at the Smell- $5
Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls 45th Anniversary) at El Cid- $20
The Buttertones at the Regent- Sold out 😦

Saturday 5/5
Niña Dioz at Zebulon- Suggested $10 donation
Quetzal with Mariachi Flor de Toloache at the Soraya (VPAC)- $28 and up
LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Young Fathers at the Hollywood Bowl- $45 and up
Cullen Omori at the Echo (early show 5:30)- $10
Arctic Monkeys at Hollywood Forever Cemetery- Sold out 😦
Rogue Wave at the Lodge Room- $20
Angélique Kidjo at the Theatre At Ace Hotel- $29.50 to $59.50
Pink Mexico and Honus Honus at the Hi Hat- $8
La Batalla Festival with Joel Jerome and Adult Books at the Observatory- $20

Sunday 5/6
Meshell Ndegeocello at the Teragram Ballroom- $27

Monday 5/7
Houndmouth at the Teragram Ballroom- $30
Peach Kelli Pop at the Resident- Free!
Piñata Protest at the Slidebar- Free!
Death Valley Girls at Zebulon- Free!

Tuesday 5/8
Kelsey Lu at the Moroccan Lounge- $12
The Buttertones at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!

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Cool Shows in LA 11/11 – 11/17

Tuesday 11/11
Death from Above 1979 present for screening of Life After Death from Above 1979 ($12)

Wednesday 11/12
Tame Impala at the Shrine ($44)
Blonde Redhead at the Fonda ($34)
First Aid Kit at the Wiltern ($27-$34)

Thursday 11/13
Death from Above 1979 at the Observatory ($30)
J Mascis at Alex’s Bar ($18)

Friday 11/14
Death from Above 1979 and White Mystery at the Regent (Sold Out)
J Mascis at the Echo (Sold Out)

Saturday 11/15
Busdriver and Sister Crayon at the Echo ($10)
Har Mar Superstar at El Rey ($18)

Sunday 11/16
Dum Dum Girls at the Well (Sold Out)
Roses at the Bootleg (Free!)
Brazilian Girls at the Roxy ($25-$30)

Monday 11/17
Deerhoof at the Troubadour ($19)

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Cool Shows in LA 10/7 – 10/13

Tuesday 10/7
King Khan and BBQ Show at El Rey ($18)

Wednesday 10/8
Shonen Knife and Death Valley Girls at the Bootleg ($12-$15)
Daedelus at Low End Theory ($10)
Kasabian at the Wiltern ($34-$42)
Sondre Lerche at the Troubadour ($20)

Thursday 10/9
Zola Jesus at El Rey ($26)
The Weeknd at the Hollywood Bowl ($41-$105)

Friday 10/10
Lily Allen at the Palladium ($48)
Twin Shadow and Lawrence Rothman at the Glasshouse ($15)

Saturday 10/11
Nite Jewel at Los Globos ($13-$15)

Sunday 10/12
Ex Hex at the Echo ($13-$15)

Monday 10/13
Moby at Largo at the Caronet ($75)

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Cool Shows in LA 9/30 – 10/6

Tuesday 9/30
La Luz and Death Valley Girls at the Echo ($8-$10)

Wednesday 10/1
The War on Drugs at the Glasshouse ($17-$20)

Thursday 10/2
Cut Chemist at the House of Blues Anaheim ($39-$74)
The War on Drugs at the Fonda Theatre (Sold Out)

Friday 10/3
Cut Chemist at the Hollywood Palladium ($43-$69)
The War on Drugs at the Fonda Theatre (Sold Out)
The Desert Stars Festival with Death Valley Girls and The Cold and Lovely at Pappy and Harriet’s ($45)
The Whigs at the Satellite ($12)
Bombay Bicycle Club at the Wiltern ($34)

Saturday 10/4
The Desert Stars Festival with The Dandy Warhols and The Shivas at Pappy and Harriet’s ($45)
Bombay Bicycle Club at the Glasshouse ($25)
Roses at the Echo ($10-$12)
Aaron Behrens and the Midnight Stroll at the Satellite ($15)
Beverly at the Smell ($5)

Sunday 10/5
Conor Oberst at the Greek Theatre ($43-$74)
Aaron Behrens and the Midnight Stroll at the Flyaway at the Glasshouse ($10-$12)

Monday 10/6
Belle and Sebastian at the Theatre at the Ace (Sold Out)

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Cool Shows in LA 9/23 – 9/29

Tuesday 9/23
Interpol at the Fox Theater Pomona ($33)
Lykke Li at the Palladium ($35)
Wife and Emma Ruth Rundle at Los Globos ($12-$14)

Wednesday 9/24
The Raveonettes at El Rey ($27)
Seasons at Los Globos ($5-$7)

Thursday 9/25
Randy from No Age at Harvard and Stone (Free!)
The Kooks at the Wiltern ($34-$47)
Puddles Pity Party at the Bootleg, 2 shows ($25)
Dunes at La Cita (Free!)

Friday 9/26
Way Over Yonder with Local Natives and Moses Sumney at the Santa Monica Pier ($38-$85)
Jeff the Brotherhood and Colleen Green at the Echo ($15-$17)

Saturday 9/27
Way Over Yonder with Heartless Bastards and Linda Perhacs at the Santa Monica Pier ($48-$105)
Thievery Corporation at the Greek Theatre ($53-$86)
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center ($62-$69)

Sunday 9/28
Pixies, Gogol Bordello, and Cat Power at the Hollywood Bowl ($18-$157)
Against Me! at the Palladium ($42)
George Fest at the Fonda Theatre (Sold Out)
Kimbra presents Space Jam at the Bootleg (Free!)

Monday 9/29
The Janks at the Wayfarer (Free!)
The Orwells at the Fonda Theatre ($20)

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Cool Shows in LA 9/16 – 9/22

Tuesday 9/16
Karen O at Amoeba (Free!)
Daedelus at Fifty Seven ($12)

Wednesday 9/17
Avi Buffalo at Amoeba (Free!)
Karen O at the Masonic Lodge (Sold Out)
Incan Abraham at the Sayers Club ($3-$12)
Buzzcocks at the Fonda Theatre ($25)

Thursday 9/18
Karen O at the Masonic Lodge (Sold Out)
Neutral Milk Hotel, The Breeders, and Daniel Johnston at the Hollywood Bowl ($26-$66)
Moving Units at the Observatory ($5)

Friday 9/19
Karen O at the Masonic Lodge (Sold Out)
HR of Bad Brains at the Whisky A Go Go ($15)
CHVRCHES at the Hollywood Palladium ($41)

Saturday 9/20
†††, Nightmare and the Cat, Cold War Kids, and Kitten at the Sunset Strip Music Festival ($50-$99)
X, Buzzcocks, Los Lobos, Wanda Jackson, and Robert Francis at the Observatory ($35)
Headwound City, Deap Vally, and Cherry Glazerr at Bedrocktoberfest ($5)
Outcast at the NOS Events Center ($65)
CHVRCHES at the Tower Theater ($42)
Beck at the Orpheum ($57-$89)
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at the Honda Center ($47-$136)

Sunday 9/21
Beck at the Orpheum ($57-$89)
Andrew Bird and Devendra Banhart at the Hollywood Bowl ($23-$66)
Kimbra presents Space Jam at the Bootleg (Free!)
Headwound City at the Smell (Sold Out)

Monday 9/22
Interpol at the Fox Theater Pomona (Sold Out)
The Janks at the Wayfarer (Free!)