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Cool Concerts in L.A. 9/11/19 to 9/17/19

Wednesday, September 11
Elton John at the Honda Center
Mac DeMarco at the Ford Theatres
Prophets of Rage at the Mayan
Hollie Cook at Twilight on the Pier at Santa Monica Pier- Free!
Hollie Cook at Dub Club at the Echoplex
The Bird and the Bee at the Grammy Museum
Shannon Lay at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!

Thursday, September 12
Brian Wilson & the Zombies at the Greek Theatre
Allah-Las at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Prophets of Rage at the Mayan- Sold out 😦
Explosions in the Sky at the Hollywood Palladium
(Sandy) Alex G at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Gouge Away, Justus Proffit, and more at Chewing Foil- Free!

Friday, September 13
Surf Curse at the Smell- Sold out 😦
KAABOO Fest with Kings of Leon, the Cult, Silversun Pickups, and more at Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds
Squeeze and X at the Orpheum Theatre- Sold out 😦
Mac DeMarco and Cate Le Bon at the Greek Theatre
Ty Segall & Freedom Band at the Teragram Ballroom
Jay Som and more at the Echoplex
Ex Hex and Seth Bogart (of Hunx and his Punx) at Pappy & Harriet’s
SadGirl and more at the Observatory
Explosions in the Sky at the Yost Theater- Sold out 😦

Saturday, September 14
Harvest Moon with Neil Young, Norah Jones, and Father John Misty at the Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes- Sold out 😦
Ex Hex at Off the 405 at the Getty Center- Free!
Sharon Van Etten at Pappy & Harriet’s
The Mountain Goats and Lydia Loveless at the Belasco Theater- Sold out 😦
Sweet and Tender Hooligans at the El Rey Theatre


Sunday, September 15
Bon Iver and Sharon Van Etten at the Forum
Café Tacvba and Cherry Glazerr at the Hollywood Bowl
Maggie Rogers at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦

Monday, September 16
Ian Sweet at Checker Hall
Above Ground at the Fonda Theatre
Sharon Van Etten at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
The Mountain Goats and Lydia Loveless at the House of Blues Anaheim

Tuesday, September 17
Billie Eilish at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
Maggie Rogers at the Santa Barbara Bowl

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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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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. 9/12/18 to 9/18/18

Wednesday 9/12
Phoenix at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
STRFKR at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Cut Chemist at Amoeba Hollywood- Free!
Leon Bridges and Khruangbin at the Santa Barbara Bowl- $40 to $51

Thursday 9/13
Azealia Banks at the Fonda Theatre- $36
STRFKR at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Slothrust at Amoeba- Free!
Future Islands at the Observatory- $36

Friday 9/14
Juana Molina at the Teragram Ballroom- $18
Rostam at the Fonda Theatre- $25
Sophie at 1720- Sold out 😦
STRFKR at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Slothrust and Summer Cannibals at the Lodge Room- $16

Saturday 9/15
The Glendale Open Arts & Music Festival with Allah-Las, Jesse Jo Stark,and more in downtown Glendale- Free!
Vagabon at the Getty Center- Free!
The Distillers, Starcrawler, and L.A. Witch at the Palladium- $35 and up
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick at the L.A. County Fair- $44 and up
Jimmy Eat World at the Wiltern- $35 and up
Inara George and Van Dyke Parks at McCabe’s Guitar Shop- $60
Future Islands at the Lobero- Sold out 😦

Sunday 9/16
The War on Drugs and Alvvays at the Hollywood Bowl- $19 and up
Pathway To Paris with Patti Smith, Jim James , Karen O, Flea, Lucinda Williams, Dhani Harrison, Talib Kweli , and more at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel- $39-$100
Mirah at the Echo- $14
Johanna Samuels at the Moroccan Lounge- $8
Future Islands at the Observatory- Sold out 😦

Monday 9/17
Traps PS at the Echo- Free!

Tuesday 9/18
Ms. Lauryn Hill and De La Soul at the Hollywood Bowl- $69 and up
Honus Honus at the Echo- $10
Foster the People at the Observatory- Sold out 😦

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 9/5/18 to 9/11/18

Wednesday 9/5
Phoenix at the Observatory- Sold out 😦

Thursday 9/6
Milo Greene at Amoeba- Free!
Phoenix at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Saul Williams and Mivos Quartet at the Ford Amphitheatre- Sold out 😦

Friday 9/7
Cut Copy and Kauf at the Wiltern- $27-$61
Phoenix at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Jade Bird at the Troubadour- Sold out 😦
Wavves (DJ set) at the Ace Hotel Los Angeles- Free!
Mike Watt & the Secondmen at McCabe’s Guitar Shop- $15

Saturday 9/8
Buskerfest with Mike Watt & the Secondmen and more at the East Village Arts District- Free!
Ceramic Animal and Pinky Pinky at the Roxy- $15
Blushh, The Total Bettys, and Colleen Green (DJ set) at the Smell- $5

Sunday 9/9
Meiko at Saint Rocke- $20

Monday 9/10
Phoenix at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Chai and Peach Kelli Pop at the Echo- $12

Tuesday 9/11
Leon Bridges and Khruangbin at the Greek Theatre- $96 and up
Phoenix at the Fonda Theatre- Sold out 😦
Meiko at the Hotel Cafe- $15
Dustin Wong at Coaxial
Azealia Banks at the Observatory- $25

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/29/18 to 9/4/18

Wednesday 8/29
Little Boots at the Hollywood Roosevelt- Free with RSVP!

Thursday 8/30
Taken By Trees at Amoeba Hollywood (her first show in 5 years!)- Free!
Alice Bag at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park- Free!
The Smashing Pumpkins and Metric at the Forum- $49 and up

Friday 8/31
The Smashing Pumpkins and Metric at the Forum- $19.50 and up
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Aimee Mann at the Greek Theatre- $29.50 to $75
DIIV at the Echoplex- Free with RSVP!
French Vanilla and Cat Scan at the Rec Center- $8

Saturday 9/1
La Santa Cecilia at Burton Chace Park- Free!
The Aquabats! at El Rey- $50
Phantogram at Wake Up Call at the W Hollywood- $69

Sunday 9/2
Saint Motel at Made in LA Fest at Golden Road Brewing- $10
Sheer Mag at the Troubadour- $15
Dynasty Handbag at Zebulon- $15
Niña Dioz and more at West Adams Block Party at Delicious Pizza- Free!

Monday 9/3
Happy Labor Day!

Tuesday 9/4
Let’s Eat Grandma at the Moroccan Lounge- Sold out 😦
Gary Numan and Nightmare Air at the Observatory- $35

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/22/18 to 8/28/18

Wednesday 8/22
White Denim at Amoeba- Free!
Regina Spektor at the Theatre at Ace Hotel- Sold out 😦
AJJ and Kimya Dawson at the Regent Theater- $22.50
X at Marty’s on Newport- Sold out 😦

Thursday 8/23
Kishi Bashi at Sunset Concerts at the Skirball Center- Free!
Six Organs of Admittance at the Garage- $10

Friday 8/24
She Wants Revenge at Discovery Ventura- $28 to $60
David Byrne at the Santa Barbara Bowl- Sold out 😦
Thievery Corporation at the Pacific Amphitheatre- $28 and up

Saturday 8/25
Sweet and Tender Hooligans at El Rey- $24
Flor De Toloache at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park- Free!
David Byrne at the Shrine Auditorium- $39.50 to $74.50
Ra Ra Riot at the Lodge Room- $25
Empress Of (with Mura Masa) at the Novo- $34.50 to $40
Six Organs of Admittance at the Resident (early show)- $15

Sunday 8/26
Cal Jam Pop Up at the Palladium- Free!
Death Valley Girls and more at the Happy Sundays Festival in Long Beach- Free!
Combo Chimbita at the Echo- $12

Monday 8/27
SLUGS at the Echo- Free!
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever at the Teragram Ballroom- $16

Tuesday 8/28
Parting Lines at the Bootleg- $8

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/15/18 to 8/21/18

Wednesday 8/15
Death Cab for Cutie at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Sold out 😦

Thursday 8/16
Dante Elephante (part of Echo Park Rising) at Spacedust- Free!
Melvins and Boris at the Echoplex- Sold out 😦
Cullen Omori at the Lodge Room- $10

Friday 8/17
Rodrigo y Gabriela and Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl- $18 and up
SadGirl at 1720- $15
Lunch Lady (part of Echo Park Rising) at Spacedust- Free!
TT (featuring Theresa from Warpaint) at the Echo Park Rising Liberty Stage- Free!
James Supercave (part of Echo Park Rising) at Laveta Terrace- Free!
Brandi Carlile at the Greek Theatre- $25 to $89.50
X at the Cave- $30 to $50
The Pink Slips at SeaLegs- Free!

Saturday 8/18
Go Betty Go (with Audio Karate) at the Hi Hat- $16
Rodrigo y Gabriela and Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl- $26 and up
Viva! Pomona with Surf Curse and more at the Glass House- $25
Starcrawler and Giant Drag (part of Echo Park Rising) at the Echoplex- Free!
Shannon Shaw and Pinky Pinky at the Echo Park Rising Liberty Stage- Free!
Niña Dioz at the Echo Park Rising Laveta Stage- Free!
Boris at Rock City Studios- $16
Avi Buffalo (part of Echo Park Rising) at Little Joy Cocktails- Free!
X at the Marina Del Rey Summer Concerts at Burton Chace Park- Free with RSVP!
Henry Rollins DJ set at KCRW Headquarters- Free!
Foster the People and Garfunkel & Oates at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel- $35
Feedback Fest with Alice Bag at the Wayfarer- $12
Jack White at the Rabobank Arena- $39.50 to $79.50

Sunday 8/19
Viva! Pomona with The Marías, Shannon Shaw, and more at the Glass House- $25
Entrance (part of Echo Park Rising) at Stories Books and Cafe- Free!
All My Friends festival with Jamie xx, M.I.A., and more at ROW DTLA- $89 to $249
Jack White at the Santa Barbara Bowl- Sold out 😦

Monday 8/20
Nina Dioz at La Cita- Free!

Tuesday 8/21
Julia Holter and Ramona Gonzalez at Zebulon- suggested $10 donation
Jens Lekman at the Lodge Room- $25
Rasputina and Eliza Rickman at the Troubadour- $17
AJJ and Kimya Dawson at the Glass House- $20

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/8/18 to 8/14/18

Wednesday 8/8
Weezer, Pixies, and Sleigh Bells at the Forum- $29 and up
Bon Iver and Perfume Genius at the Santa Barbara Bowl- $45.50 to $75.50
Belly at the Teragram Ballroom- $30

Thursday 8/9
Belly at the Teragram Ballroom- $30
So Many Wizards and Dante Elephante at the Hi Hat- $5
The Marías at the Skirball Center- Free!

Friday 8/10
Neon Indian (DJ set) at the Avalon- $15 to $95
Portugal. The Man and Cuco at the Shrine Auditorium- $29.50 to $69.50
Lemuria at the Bootleg- $15
Sleigh Bells at the Observatory- $25

Saturday 8/11
Jim James at KCRW Headquarters- Free!
El Vez & Phranc at Grand Performances at California Plaza- Free!

Sunday 8/12
ALT 98.7 Summer Camp with Death Cab for Cutie, ODESZA, Chvrches, and more at the Queen Mary Events Park- $47.50 to $99.50
Alice Cooper at the Greek Theatre- $19 and up

Monday 8/13
The Kills and Saul Williams at the Regent Theater- Sold out 😦

Tuesday 8/14
Ben Gibbard (of Death Cab for Cutie) at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦
The Kills at the Glass House- Sold out 😦
Chvrches at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Waitlist available
Adult Books at the Echo- 18-20 $5 21+ Free!

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Cool Concerts in L.A. 8/1/18 to 8/7/18

Wednesday 8/1
Animal Collective at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel- $33.50-$45
Lunch Lady (with Wimps) at the Hi Hat- $10
The Growlers at the Echo- Sold out 😦
Matt Costa at Gallagher’s Irish Pub & Grill- $20
Oberhofer at the Standard Hollywood- Free!

Thursday 8/2
Courtney Barnett at Jimmy Kimmel Live- Waitlist available
Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, and Dwight Yoakam at the Greek Theatre- $19 and up
Jonathan Richman at the Teragram Ballroom- Sold out 😦
Eagles of Death Metal at Marty’s on Newport- Sold out 😦
Sweet & Tender Hooligans at OC Summer Concert Series at Mile Square Park- Free!

Friday 8/3
Beach House at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery- Sold out 😦
Dawn Landes at the Moroccan Lounge- $12
Courtney Barnett at the Grammy Museum- Sold out 😦

Saturday 8/4
Cat Power at the Marina Del Rey Summer Concerts at Burton Chace Park- Free with RSVP!
MNDSGN at the Regent Theater- Sold out 😦
Beach House at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery- Sold out 😦
Café Tacvba and more at L.A. Historic State Park- $69 and up

Sunday 8/5
Beach Goth with The Growlers, The Voidz, Bleached, Starcrawler and more at L.A. Historic State Park- $66 and up
Bon Iver and Wye Oak at the Hollywood Bowl- $26 and up
Dynasty Handbag at Zebulon- $15

Monday 8/6
Hop Along at the Teragram Ballroom- $20

Tuesday 8/7
Dimber at the Echo- $5 for 18-20 Free for 21+
Jonathan Rice (at the UnCabaret pop up) at No Name- $15