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Cool Concerts in L.A. 11/20/19 to 11/26/19

Wednesday 11/20
Freedom Fry at Desert Nights at the Standard Hotel- Free!

Thursday 11/21
Ximena Sariñana at El Rey
Bloc Party at the Palladium
Devon Welsh (of Majical Cloudz) at the Bootleg
Vetiver at Pappy and Harriet’s
María del Pilar and more at the Hi Hat
Meiko at Hotel Cafe

Friday 11/22
Pearl Charles at Zebulon
Magic Wands and more at the Hi Hat
Jon Brion at Largo at the Coronet

Saturday 11/23
Creature Feature Festival II with Mike Watt, Imaad Wasif, and more at the Bootleg
Death Valley Girls and more at the Lodge Room
Vetiver at the Moroccan Lounge
Ximena Sariñana at the Constellation Room- Sold out 😦

Sunday 11/24
Meiko at Saint Rocke

Monday 11/25
Brittany Howard on Jimmy Kimmel Live- Free with ticket!
Rosie Tucker at the Bootleg- Free!
Liz Phair at Largo
Men I Trust and more at the Fonda Theatre

Tuesday 11/26
Men I Trust and more at the Fonda Theatre

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 11/13/19 to 11/19/19

Wednesday 11/13
Cat Power at the Echo- Sold out 😦
Mike Watt and more at Sun Space
The Babe Rainbow at the Teragram Ballroom
Jesca Hoop at the Highland Park Ebell Club
Sleater-Kinney at the Observatory

Thursday 11/14
L.A. Witch at Gold Diggers- Free with RSVP!
Sleater-Kinney at the Hollywood Palladium
Sylvan Esso at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

Friday 11/15
Frankie Cosmos and more at 1720
Adult Swim Festival with HEALTH, Speedy Ortiz, Ladies of LCD Soundsystem, and more at the Banc of California Stadium
Chelsea Wolfe at the Palace Theatre
Sylvan Esso at the Walt Disney Concert Hall
The Paranoyds and more at the Bootleg

Saturday 11/16
Amazon Uprising with Santigold and more- Free!
Roots Rising ! with Gaby Moreno and more at the Pico Union Project
Mike Watt & the SecondMen at 4th Street Vine- Free!
Adult Swim Festival with Tierra Whack, No Joy, and more at the Banc of California Stadium
Kllo at the Echo- Sold out 😦
Little Boots at the Echoplex
Cold War Kids at the House of Blues Anaheim
The Babe Rainbow at the Constellation Room- Sold out 😦
GRMLN at the Smell
Joel Jerome and more at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Save Ferris at the Garden Amphitheater
Morris Day & the Time and more at the Toyota Arena

Sunday 11/17
Built to Spill at Pappy and Harriet’s- Sold out 😦
Ghostland Observatory at the Regent
HIDE at El Cid

Monday 11/18
Rosie Tucker and more at the Bootleg- Free!
Shannon and the Clams and more at the Garibaldina Society Highland Park
Liz Phair at Largo
She & Him (indoor) and the Black Keys (outdoor) at Jimmy Kimmel Live- free with ticket!

Tuesday 11/19
Alexandra Savior and KERA at the Bootleg- Sold out 😦
Bloc Party at the Hollywood Palladium
The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, and Shannon & the Clams at the Forum
Built to Spill at Soho- Sold out 😦

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 11/6/19 to 11/12/19

Wednesday 11/6
HANA at 1720
Two Door Cinema Club at the Palladium
Derek Smalls (formerly of the band formerly known as Spinal Tap) at the Wiltern

Thursday 11/7
Melvins and Redd Kross at Alex’s Bar- Sold out 😦
Craig Finn and the Uptown Controllers at the Bootleg
Bat for Lashes (listening party) and Julianna Barwick (DJ set) at Gold Diggers- Waiting list available
Matt and Kim at the Novo
Justus Proffit and more at the Satellite
Built to Spill at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦

Friday 11/8
San Fermin at the Lodge Room
Melvins and Redd Kross at the Echo- Sold out 😦
Built to Spill at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
YACHT at Zebulon
Matt and Kim at the Fox Theater Pomona
Gesaffelstein at the Shrine Expo Hall
The Drums at Soho

Saturday 11/9
Starcrawler at the Fonda Theatre
Tropicalia Festival with Zoe, Natalia Lafourcade, La Santa Cecilia, and more at the Pomona Fairplex
Gesaffelstein at the Shrine Expo Hall
Peter Hook & the Light at the Wiltern
Built to Spill at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival with Daniel Caesar, The Internet, Thundercat, and more at Dodger Stadium- Sold out 😦
The Drums at the Bootleg- Sold out 😦
Cherie Currie and more at Pappy and Harriet’s

Sunday 11/10
Tropicalia Festival with Kali Uchis, Chicano Batman, Cuco, The Drums, FIDLAR, Surf Curse, Oh Sees, Men I Trust, SadGirl, and more at the Pomona Fairplex
Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival with FKA Twigs, Blood Orange, H.E.R., Clairo, and more at Dodger Stadium- Sold out 😦
Built to Spill at the Observatory

Monday 11/11
Rosie Tucker and more at the Bootleg- Free!
Liz Phair at Largo

Tuesday 11/12
Frankie Cosmos at Chain Reaction
Broncho at the Roxy

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 10/30/19 to 11/5/19

Wednesday 10/30
Y La Bamba, Gardens and Villa, and more at 1720
Phoebe Bridgers, Azure Ray, Rosie Tucker, and more at the Bootleg- Sold out 😦
The Adicts and more at the Belasco
Thom Yorke at the Greek Theatre
Lucinda Williams at the Orpheum Theatre
Active Child at the Teragram Ballroom
Annie Hardy (of Giant Drag) and more at Harvard and Stone- Free!
SHAED at the Constellation Room- Sold out 😦
Big Thief at the Observatory

Thursday 10/31
Beach Goth Halloween with the Growlers and more at the Palladium- Sold out 😦
Oh Sees, Dynasty Handbag, and more at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦
Bleached (as The Ramones) and more at the Factory
Cold War Kids at the Bootleg- Sold out 😦
Adult Books and more at El Cid
Adam Freeland and more at Redbird
Mike Watt & the Missingmen at La Santa
Cherry Glazerr at Pappy and Harriet’s

Friday 11/1
Beach Goth Halloween with the Growlers and more at the Palladium- Sold out 😦
The Adicts and more at the House of Blues Anaheim
Substance 2019 with Gary Numan and more at the Los Angeles Theatre
Black Mountain at the Teragram Ballroom

Saturday 11/2
Dinosaur Jr. at the Fonda Theatre
Dia de Los Muertos with Cafe Tacvba and more at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Beach Goth Halloween with the Growlers and more at the Palladium- Sold out 😦
Substance 2019 with A Place to Bury Strangers and more at the Los Angeles Theatre
Dia de los Deftones with the Deftones, CHVRCHES, and more at Petco Park
Tom Morello at the Belasco
Jim James, Inara George, Garfunkel and Oates, and more at the Palace Theatre
Electric Guest at the Regent Theater
OK Go at the Soraya
Mike Watt & the Missingmen at the Echo

Sunday 11/3
Bauhaus at the Palladium- Sold out 😦
Dynasty Handbag, Cherry Glazerr, and more at Zebulon
Death Valley Girls at the Observatory
OK Go at the Soraya

Monday 11/4
Bauhaus at the Palladium
Liz Phair at Largo
Rosie Tucker at the Bootleg- Free!

Tuesday 11/5
Sudan Archives at the Moroccan Lounge
Jolie Holland and more at Zebulon

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 10/23/19 to 10/29/19

Wednesday, October 23
Jade Bird at the Fonda Theatre
Adult Books and more at Alex’s Bar
Hozier at the Grammy Museum

Thursday, October 24
The Distillers and Death Valley Girls at Ventura Theater
Devendra Banhart and more at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Aldous Harding at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever- Sold out 😦
Caroline Polachek (of Chairlift) at Zebulon- Sold out 😦
Oh Land at the Bootleg Theater
The Black Lips at Pappy & Harriet’s
Hozier and Freya Ridings at the Santa Barbara Bowl
No Parents (opening for Plague Vendor) at the Echo
Ian Sweet (opening for Slow Hollows) at the Moroccan Lounge

Friday, October 25
Hozier and Freya Ridings at the Greek Theatre
Aldous Harding at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Man Man and more at the Hi Hat- Sold out 😦
Heart Bones (Har Mar Superstar + Sabrina Ellis) and The Pink Slips at the Bootleg
Jon Brion at Largo at the Coronet
Devendra Banhart at the Yost Theater
Jade Bird at Pappy & Harriet’s- Sold out 😦
Thom Yorke at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Mikal Cronin at the Teragram Ballroom

Saturday, October 26
Noël Wells at the Los Feliz Art & Food Festival- Free!
Morrissey and Interpol at the Hollywood Bowl
Social Distortion (40-Year Anniversary), Joan Jett, the Distillers, the Kills, Eagles of Death Metal, Black Lips, and more at the FivePoint Amphitheatre
Lucy Dacus and more at the Teragram Ballroom

Aldous Harding at the Lodge Room- Sold out 😦
A.O. Gerber (opening for Saintseneca) at the Bootleg Theater
Minimal Effort: All Hallows’ Eve with Bonobo (DJ set)- Sold out 😦
Ra Ra Riot and more at the Glass House
Throw Rag and more at Alex’s Bar
(Sandy) Alex G at La Santa
Lila Downs at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Sunday, October 27
(Sandy) Alex G and more at the Fonda Theatre
Lucy Dacus and more at the Moroccan Lounge
- Sold out 😦
Lila Downs at the Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Monday, October 28
Kristeen Young at the Satellite- Free!

Tuesday, October 29
Thom Yorke at the Greek Theatre- Sold out 😦
SHAED at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Shannon Lay at Zebulon- Free!
Ra Ra Riot at the Teragram Ballroom
Nellie McKay at the Catalina Bar & Grill

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 10/16/19 to 10/22/19

Wednesday, October 16
Ms. Lauryn Hill and H.E.R. at the Hollywood Bowl
City & Colour at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Los Angeles
Neon Indian and more at the Teragram Ballroom
Loving at the Highland Park Ebell
Ride at the Observatory

Thursday, October 17
Rocketman: Live in Concert with Elton John, Taron Egerton and the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra at the Greek Theatre
City & Colour at the Fonda Theatre
- Sold out 😦
Vagabon at Pico Union Project
Clairo and more at the Observatory- Sold out 😦

Friday, October 18
Lizzo at the Hollywood Palladium- Sold out 😦
Surf Curse and more at the Fonda Theatre
KAZU (of Blonde Redhead) at the Lodge Room

Saturday, October 19
Lila Downs at the Ford
Joseph and Run River North at the Fonda Theatre
Briston Maroney at the Moroccan Lounge
Great Grandpa (opening for Cavetown) at the Observatory- Sold out 😦
All My Friends Fest with Justice (DJ set) and more
Flipper and more at Pappy & Harriet’s

Sunday, October 20
Stereolab at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Los Angeles- Sold out 😦
Lizzo at the Hollywood Palladium- Sold out 😦
Tool at the Staples Center
Great Grandpa (opening for Cavetown) at the Fonda Theatre
Lila Downs at the Ford
Briston Maroney at the Constellation Room

Monday, October 21
La Santa Cecilia at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Kristeen Young at the Satellite- Free!
Tool at the Staples Center
Lizzo at the Hollywood Palladium- Sold out 😦

Tuesday, October 22
Surf Curse at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Dante Elephante at the Moroccan Lounge

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 10/9/19 to 10/15/19

Wednesday, October 9
Brittany Howard (of Alabama Shakes) at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Neon Indian at the Glass House
Pete Yorn at the Constellation Room
Black Lips at Soho

Thursday, October 10
Kate Nash at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Lana Del Rey at the Hollywood Bowl- Sold out 😦
Sofi Tukker at the Shrine Expo Hall
Aldous Harding at the Constellation Room
Neon Indian at Pappy and Harriet’s

Friday, October 11
Desert Daze with the Flaming Lips, Animal Collective, Metz, and more at Moreno Beach, Lake Perris
Aldous Harding at Soho

Saturday, October 12
Desert Daze with Flying Lotus, Devo, Pussy Riot, The Locust, and more at Moreno Beach, Lake Perris
Against Me! and more at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Bleached and Lunch Lady at the Lodge Room
Rituals of Mine at the Hi Hat
La Marisoul at the Soraya

Sunday, October 13
Desert Daze with Khruangbin, Moses Sumney, Alvvays, and more at Moreno Beach, Lake Perris
Against Me!, and more at the Fonda Theatre
Lana Del Rey at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
Neon Indian at Soho

Monday, October 14
Ride at the Teragram Ballroom
Kristeen Young at the Satellite- Free!
Dynasty Handbag at Zebulon
Brandi Carlile at the Walt Disney Concert Hall- Sold out 😦

Tuesday, October 15
Jónsi & Alex Somers at the Orpheum
Nick Cave at the Walt Disney Concert Hall- Sold out 😦
Clairo at the Wiltern
Devendra Banhart at the Ventura Theater

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 9/25/19 to 10/1/19

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Wednesday, September 25
-!!! at the Teragram Ballroom
-Cage the Elephant at the Observatory
-Cornelius and more at the Santa Monica Pier- Free!
-Bombay Bicycle Club at the Glass House
-MUNA at the Lodge Room
-Titus Andronicus at the Bootleg Theater
-Jenny Lee (of Warpaint) at Zebulon- Free!

Thursday, September 26
-Bombay Bicycle Club at the Mayan
-Gold Panda and more at the Regent Theater
-Fontaines D.C. at the Teragram Ballroom-Sold Out 😦
-MUNA at the Lodge Room
-Titus Andronicus at Chain Reaction
-Gary Clark Jr. at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Free with ticket!

Friday, September 27
-Ohana Festival with the Strokes, Devendra Banhart, Sunflower Bean, Dustin Kensrue, Jesse Jo Stark, L.A. Witch, Fontaines D.C. and more at Doheny State Beach
-Hot Chip at the Shrine Expo Hall
-Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
-Friendly Fires and De Lux at the Fonda Theatre
-Jonathan Richman at the Bootleg Theater- Sold out 😦
-Cut Chemist at the Echoplex
-Djo at the Moroccan Lounge
-Jon Brion at Largo at the Coronet
-Gary Clark Jr. and Michael Kiwanuka at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Saturday, September 28
-Ohana Festival with Benjamin Booker, Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers, and more at Doheny State Beach
-Tegan & Sara at the Orpheum Theatre
-Jonathan Richman at the Bootleg Theater- Sold out 😦
-Ximena Sarinana and Sunflower Bean at Tastes & Sounds Fall Crawl on South Lake Ave., Pasadena- Free!
-Shannon and the Clams at Pappy & Harriet’s
-Djo at the Moroccan Lounge
-Boris at Rock City Studios
-JAIL GUITAR DOORS: ROCK OUT 5! With Wayne Kramer (of MC5) and more at the Ford Theatres

Sunday, September 29
-Ohana Festival, with Jenny Lewis, Poolside, and more at Doheny State Beach
-Gary Clark Jr. and Michael Kiwanuka at the Hollywood Bowl
-Boris at the Echoplex
-Bombay Bicycle Club at the Glass House
-Jonathan Richman at the Bootleg Theater- Sold out 😦
-Djo at the Moroccan Lounge
-Sturgill Simpson at the Troubadour

Monday, September 30
-Noël Wells at the Troubadour
-Gary Clark Jr. at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦

Tuesday, October 1
-Banks at the Palladium

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 9/18/19 to 9/24/19

Wednesday, September 18
Moonchild at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Methyl Ethel and more at the Santa Monica Pier- Free!

Thursday, September 19
Kamasi Washington at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Maggie Rogers and Now, Now at the Greek Theatre
The Black Keys at the Wiltern
- Sold out 😦
Tijuana Panthers, No Age, and more at the Observatory
Daniel Johnston tribute: Nick Thorburn (Islands), Haunted Summer, and more at the Hi Hat
Ex Hex and more at Zebulon
Daniel Lanois and Heavy Sun at Amoeba Hollywood
- Free!
So Many Wizards and more at Alex’s Bar
Of Monsters and Men and Lower Dens at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Friday, September 20
Flying Lotus and more at the Novo
Kamasi Washington at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Yo La Tengo at the El Rey Theatre
Tijuana Panthers, No Age, and more at the Regent Theater
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
Toro y Moi at the Hollywood Palladium
Lower Dens at the Lodge Room
Kid Karate (Venue TBA)- Free with RSVP!
MUNA at the Constellation Room- Sold out 😦

Saturday, September 21
Hearts of Gold Benefit with Sia, Rufus Wainwright, and more at the Greek Theatre
James Supercave and more at Minor League Music Festival at the Los Angeles County Fair
Phantogram at the Fox Theater Pomona
Rachael Yamagata at the Moroccan Lounge (early show)
The Black Madonna and more at 451 Gin Ling Way
Hatchie at the Echoplex
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MIKA at the Theatre at Ace Hotel

Sunday, September 22
Of Monsters & Men and Lower Dens at the Hollywood Palladium
Sheer Mag and more at the Teragram Ballroom
Rachael Yamagata at the Moroccan Lounge
The Intelligence and more at the Satellite

Monday, September 23
Azure Ray (with Rain Phoenix) at Zebulon- Free!
Kera at Gold Diggers

Tuesday, September 24
!!! at La Santa
James Blake at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
Cut Chemist and more at the Hi Hat
Cornelius at the Echoplex

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 9/4/19 to 9/10/19

Wednesday, September 4
Massive Attack at the Hollywood Palladium
The Melvins, Redd Kross, and more at the Observatory

Thursday, September 5
Massive Attack at the Hollywood Palladium
The Melvins, Redd Kross, and more at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Tycho at the Greek Theatre
MUNA at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!

Friday, September 6
Lux Prima: Karen O and Danger Mouse at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
Mariachi El Bronx and Tropa Magica at the Garden Amp
Annie Hardy and more at Stories- Free!
Poppy Jean Crawford and Girl Friday at Gold-Diggers- Free!

Saturday, September 7
Buskerfest with Jonathan Wilson, Jade Jackson, and more at Linden Avenue & First Street in Long Beach’s East Village- Free!
Julianna Barwick and more at Muse til Midnight at LACMA
Lux Prima: Karen O and Danger Mouse at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Why? at the Teragram Ballroom

Sunday, September 8
Why? at the Constellation Room
Brian Wilson & the Zombies at the Arlington Theatre

Monday, September 9
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (with Heart and Elle King) at the Hollywood Bowl
Guy Blakeslee (with Rain Phoenix) at Zebulon- Free!

Tuesday, September 10
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