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Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 6/10-6/16

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I have a powerful playlist of tunes going right now as I put
this calendar together. The new Irontom Nitro
EP
has been the hit of my weekend after seeing them incite a mosh pit
Friday night. Pairing quite well with Irontom is some Meg Myers who new song “Heart
Heart Head” was a heart stopping hit last week at The Troubadour. Looking
forward to next week, I’ve added some rockin’ Queen Caveat tunes to celebrate
70’s night of their Monday Satellite residency and the Leogun EP in honor of my show pick of the week: Leogun at The Roxy
Tuesday night. I could not be more excited to have these British rockers back
in town and I would high recommend you get to that show.

Here’s what else I’ve selected for the week:

Monday: Queen
Caveat with The Moth & The Flame, Hotel Cinema FREE at The Satellite (11pm)
ALSO: Paul McDonald & The Grand Magnolias at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: The Dead Ships FREE at The Echo (9pm)
ALSO: Angels Fall FREE at The Viper Room (10:30)
ALSO: Frankie & Friends FREE at The Viper Room Acoustic Lounge (8pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday FREE at Room 5 featuring Chi McClean, David and Devine,
Casey Abrams, Jackie Does Joel, Scott Mellis, etc. (8pm)

Tuesday: Leogun
at The Roxy (7pm)
ALSO: Scott Mellis Band at The Hotel Cafe (11pm)
ALSO: Jukebox the Ghost at LA Times Rock/Style at Sound Nightclub (8pm)
ALSO: Morgan Karr at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: Bayside and Alkaline Trio at House of Blues (8pm)
ALSO: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers at Fonda Theatre (9pm)
ALSO: Bjork at Hollywood Bowl (8pm)
ALSO: Beachwood Tuesday FREE at The Piano Bar featuring Lady Katherine (8pm)

Weds: Alexz
Johnson and Bleu at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)…Bleu
record release show #1

ALSO: The 88 at The Troubadour (10pm)
ALSO: Black Hi-Lighter at Silverlake Lounge (10pm)

Thursday: High
Voltage Presents at the House of Blues Voodoo Lounge featuring Standing
Shadows, The Vacant Shapes, NoahEngh & The Kansas City Bankroll (9pm)…get on the $5 list here https://www.facebook.com/events/170778039762248/
ALSO: Melissa Ferrick at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: Said the Whale at Bootleg Bar (9pm)
ALSO: Josh Ritter at The Grammy Museum (8pm)
ALSO: Emily Wells at The Echo (9pm)
ALSO: The Almost at The Roxy (9pm)
ALSO: Beth Orton at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Cyndi Lauper at The Greek Theatre (8pm)
ALSO: New Politics and Fall Out Boy at The Wiltern (7pm)

Friday: My Name
is You and The Honey Trees at The Hotel Cafe (8,9)
ALSO: Sad Robot at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: The Dandy Warhols at The Wiltern (8pm)

Saturday: The
Young Romans at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Robert DeLong FREE at The Getty Center (6pm)

Sunday: Patrick
Sweany FREE at The Echo for Grand Ole Echo (5pm)

To Keep in Mind:
June 22nd: The Staves at Bootleg Bar
June 23rd: Guster, Barenaked Ladies, and Ben Folds Five at The Greek Theatre
June 24th: Zane Carney at The Hotel Cafe 
June 25th: Rachael Yamagata at The Troubadour
June 27th: Bernhoft at The Troubadour
July 1st: Anberlin at The Roxy
July 3rd: Adam Arcuargi at The Hotel Cafe 
July 15th: The Neighbourhood at The Fonda Theater 
July 19th: Passenger at El Rey Theatre
July 23rd: Bastille at The Troubadour 
July 23rd: Savages at The El Rey
July 23rd/24th: The Postal Service at The Greek Theatre
July 26th: Saint Motel at The El Rey
July 27th: Fitz and The Tantrums at The Wiltern
August 1st-3rd: Sunset Strip Music Festival
August 8th: The Silent Comedy at Fonda Theatre
August 16th: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald at The Troubadour 
August 19th/20th: Ed Sheeran at The Staples Center
August 22nd: Andrew Belle at Bootleg Bar
August 24th: NEEDTOBREATHE at Harvest Social in Anaheim
September 4th: Tegan and Sara at The Greek Theatre
September 11th: Churchill at Greek Theatre
September 19th: Cold War Kids at The Wiltern
September 20th: twenty one pilots at House of Blues Anaheim (w/ Fall Out Boy
and Panic at The Disco)
September 26th: Hanson at House of Blues Sunset
September 27th: The Naked & Famous at The Wiltern
September 27th/28th: The Lumineers at The Greek Theatre
October 1st: Jake Bugg at Fonda Theatre
October 12th: 30 Seconds to Mars at The Hollywood Bowl

~ Kristen

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Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 4/22-4/28

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I can finally say we have a non-gloomy Monday that is bright and sunshiney without the same heat this past weekend brought. I didn’t get out to many shows but I spent lots of quality time with friends which was lovely. I’m not sure how much show going I will have this week apart from driving up to LA to see Dear Boy on Thursday. It’s ok though because I could use some time in.

 

Monday: The Gaslight Anthem @ Belly Up at 8:30pm- SOLD OUT
AND: Mrs. Henry @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Wheeler Brothers @ Soda Bar at 8:30pm

Tuesday:  Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ House of Blues at 8pm

Wednesday: Chappo, Okapi Sun @ Soda Bar
AND: Lexington Field, Steph Johnson @ Belly Up at 7:30pm
AND: Cave Singers @ Casbah at 9pm

Thursday: The Dunwells, River City @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Patrick Norton, Crash and The Burns @ El Dorado at 9pm
AND: The Cerny Brothers, Leanna May and The Matadors @ Griffin at 9pm
AND: The Lonely Forest @ The Loft @ UCSD at 9pm
AND: Whitehorse @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: The Flowerthief @ Lestats at 8:30pm

Friday: Transfer, Dead Feather Moon, Grand Tarantula @ Belly Up at 9pm
AND: Alkaline Trio, Bayside @ House of Blues at 7:30pm
AND: Hit Dog Hollar @ Griffin at 9pm
AND: The Hollerin, Little Fowl @ Tin Can Alehouse at 9:30pm
AND: The Howls, New Mexico, Burning of Rome, Bruin @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Big Bag Voodoo Daddy @ Syucan Casino at 7:30pm

Saturday: Neveready @ Griffin at 9pm
AND: The Drowning Men, Wild Wild Wets @ Soda Bar at 8:30pm
AND: Adams Ave. Unplugged 

Sunday: Blood Red Shoes, Long Live Logos @ Soda Bar at 8:30pm
AND: Adams Ave. Unplugged 

 

Keep in Mind:
April 30th- Dirty Sirens, Deadly Birds, Okapi Sun @ Griffin
May 1st- The Killers @ Honda Center
May 2nd- Lauren Ruggles Presents- Yellow Red Sparks, Tyson Motsenbocker, Lowly Spects
May 3rd- Prince @ Hard Rock Hotel Legends Ballroom
May 4th- Prince @ Hard Rock Hotel Legends Ballroom
May 4th- Crash Kings, Chris Wilson and Planet Earth @ Griffin
May 6th- The Parlotones @ The Griffin
May 7th- Sara Watkins, Kris Orlowski @ Griffin
May 10th/11th- Mayday Parade, You Me At Six @ Soma
May 12th- The Milk Carton Kids @ Belly Up
May 17th- Jimmy Eat World @ House of Blues
May 17th- The Burning of rome, Low Volts, New Kinetics @ Casbah
May 18th- Wayward Sons @ Belly Up
May 19th- The Appleseed Cast @ Casbah
May 22nd- Bloc Party @ House of Blues
May 23rd- Jay Nash @ Soda BAr
May 25th- Cold War Kids @ Belly Up
May 27th- Cold War Kids @ Belly Up
May 29th- !!! @ Casbah
May 30th- The Tilt @ Belly Up
June 1st- Imagine Dragons @ SDSU Open Air Theater
May 31st- Little Hurricane, The Stone Foxes, The Hollerin @ Belly Up
June 2nd- CHVRCHES @ Belly Up
June 3rd- Mumford and Sons @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
June 8th- SPF 94/9 – Matt & Kim, Younblood Hawke, Capital Cities, Family of the Year, The Mowgli’s, The Palace Ballroom
June 16th- They Might Be Giants @ Belly Up
June 20th- Sea Wolf and Savior Adore @ Belly Up
June 21st- She and Him @ SDSU Open Air Theater
July 24th- Matchbox Twenty and The Goo Goo Dolls @ Valley View Casino Center
September 6th- Dave Matthews Band @ Cricket Wireless
September 20th- X-Fest feat: Blink 182, 30 Seconds to Mars, The Offspring Silversun Pickups, Fitz and the Tantrums, Atlas Genius, Capital Cities, New Politics
September 20th- Young Dubliners @ Belly Up
September 22nd- Depeche Mode @ Sleep Train Amiptheatre
September 22nd- Fall Out Boy @ Valley View Casino Center
October 4th- Phillip Phillips @ Sleep Train Amiptheatre

Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 2/27-3/4

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This weeks concert calendar is brought to you by a a gloomy San Diego day and a freshly erased and reformatted computer which is just like new! It’s already the end of February (say what?!) and it’s getting close to SXSW time. This week should be good to go as far as shows but the next few weeks might be a little light (which is even more reason to go to SXSW).

Monday: Foxy Shazam @ 710 Beach Club @8
AND: Veronica Falls @ Casbah @930 $10

Tuesday: He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister @ Casbah @9 $8/$10
AND: Reptar @ Soda Bar @9 $8/$10

Wednesday: The Kooks @ House of Blues @730 $25-$37.50
AND: Trevor Davis @ Anthology @7 $10-$25

Thursday: Leslie and The Lys and Pennyhawk @ Casbah @9 $10/$12
AND: Family Wagon and Brothers Grimm @ El Dorado @9 $5

Friday: The Burning of Rome @ Ruby Room @9
AND: The Heavy Guilt Duo @ Eleven @9 $6
AND: Jamuel Saxon @ Soda Bar @9 $7

Saturday: Jackie Greene @ Belly Up @9
AND: Scars on 45 @ Anthology @930 $18-$25
AND: The Beautiful View @ Bar Pink @9
AND:  Alkaline Trio @ House of Blues @730 $20-$33
AND: Astra Kelly @ Soda Bar @830 $7

Sunday: O’Brother and Junius @ Soda Bar @830 $10

Keep in Mind:
March 6th- Ivan and Alyosha @ Soda Bar
March 6th- Flogging Molly @ House of Blues
March 8th- William Fitzsimmons @ Anthology @7
March 8th- The Silent Comedy and Dead Feather Moon @ Belly Up
March 8th- Maren Parusel, Italian Japanese, and Low Volts @ Casbah
March 9th- The Stone Foxes @ Casbah @9
March 10th- The Heavy Guilt and The Beautiful View @ Casbah’
March 10th- The Gallery @ Spring Forward Festival
March 10th- Puddle of Mudd @ Sycuan @8 $35/$45
March 11th- Crocodiles @ Casbah @9 $12
March 11th- Fierce Creatures @ Tin Can Alehouse
March 13th-18th- SXSW!
March 18th- Puscifer @ California Center for the Arts Escondido
March 19th- Kaiser Chiefs @ Belly Up @9
March 20th- Ani DeFranco @ House of Blues
March 21st- Cults @ Belly Up @9
March 22nd- Cartel @ Soma
March 23rd- The Ting Tings @ House of Blues
March 30th- Into It Over It @ Soma
March 31st- Henry Rollins @ SD Women’s Club $27.50
April 4th0- Hunter Hayes @ House of Blues
April 7th- Transfer and The Blackout Party @ Belly Up
April 13th- Coachella Weekend 1
April 15th- Rise Against @ Viejas Arena
April 16th- Elvis Costello @ Humphreys
April 20th- Coachella Weekend 2
May 2nd- Say Anything @ House of Blues
May 4th- Thrice @ House of Blues
June 3rd- Mogwai @ Belly Up

New Music Tuesday! 8/23/11: Gabe Dixon, The Muppets, We Are Augustines

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Here are the albums I’m going to check out this week.  If you’re looking for some new tunes, read onward!

 

Gabe DixonOne Spark   

Last week I downloaded Ten Out of Tenn’s Volume 4. One of my favorite tracks of the album is the contribution from Gabe Dixon. I immediately did some research into this Nashville based artist and discovered that he had his own CD, One Spark, coming out today! If the rest of the album is anything like “On a Day Just Like Today,” it will be well worth adding to your collection. You can listen to the entire album on Gabe’s website and buy the album there, on ITunes, or Amazon. Gabe has a couple Nashville dates (8/24 FREE at Grimeys, 9/4 at 3rd and Lindsley) before hitting the road with Ten Out of Tenn.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/one-spark/id455907522

http://www.amazon.com/One-Spark-Gabe-Dixon/dp/B004YAS9NW/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1314125034&sr=8-2

This video makes me even more excited about this album…so many fantastic artist collaborations (James Walsh/Starsailor, Iain Archer, Alison Krauss, and my very favorite songwriter Dan Wilson)

 

 

Various Artists – Muppets: The Green Album

I love the Muppets. I also love OK Go, Weezer, The Fray, Alkaline Trio, My Morning Jacket, Amy Lee, Sondre Lerche, The Airborne Toxic Event, Brandon Saller, Andrew Bird, Matt Nathanson, and Rachel Yamagata…ALL the artists covering classic Muppet songs  like “Rainbow Connection,” “Bein’ Green,”  and “The Muppet Theme Song.” What is not to love about this whole concept?!? Also, any project that can bring about video collaborations between OK Go and The Muppets deserves recognition and flattery.

Buy it here: http://www.amazon.com/Muppets-Green-Album-Various-Artists/dp/B002YICN7O/ref=sr_1_3?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1314125456&sr=1-3

or here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id452905746

stream it here: http://www.npr.org/2011/08/14/138984517/first-listen-muppets-the-green-album

And watch this…over and over again:

 

 

We Are Augustines- Rise Ye Sunken Ships

I saw a poster for We Are Augustines last night promoting their upcoming performance at The Bootleg in Silverlake. Some kid was quite enthusiastic about stealing said poster. Since there were a couple bands I enjoy at Bootleg last night, I figured this kid could be on to something so I went home and googled We Are Augustines. Seems like this was perfect timing as they have a CD coming out today! I listened to the tracks they have streaming on the page and my ears were pleased. You can download one of my favorite tracks (thus far), “Book of James” for free on their website and judge for yourselves.  This Brooklyn-based band starts touring at the end of August and will be in LA at The Bootleg September 13th.

http://www.amazon.com/Rise-Sunken-Ships-Are-Augustines/dp/B005BDZL2I/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1314131150&sr=1-1

 

 

Happy New Music Day!!

~ Kristen

Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 7/18-7/24

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Is it Monday again already? My days are becoming a blur. This summer is proving to be a hot one and all I want to do after my morning ride is come home and pass out. Which is what I did. So, if this seems a tad incoherent, I apologize. I might still be in that groggy phase after you are awoken too early. Another reason my days are all a blur is San Diego has a super huge event coming up this week which I’m attending. Perhaps you’ve heard of a little thing called Comic Con? No? Well, look it up.

 

Monday: Jeremy Messersmith, Paper Bird, and Michael McGraw @ Soda Bar @9 $7
AND: The Never Never @ Tin Can Alehouse @9 $5

Tuesday: Rest Up!

Wednesday: Laura Warshauer and Ruby Summer @ Lestats @8
AND: Alkaline Trio @ House of Blues SD @730 $23 adv/$28 day of

Thursday: Eliza Rickman @ Lestats @8
AND: Royal Campaign @ Bar Pink @10
AND: Heavy Hawaii @ Soda Bar @9 $7

Friday: G Love and Special Sauce @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Racetrack
AND: Maroon 5 and Train @ Cricket Wireless
AND: Ari Shine, Scarce, and Trent Hancock @ Lestats @8

Saturday: The Burning of Rome @ Casbah @9 $8 adv/$10 day of
AND: The Avett Brothers @ Pechanga Resort and Casino $30-$50
AND: Chiodos and Breathe Carolina @ Soma @530 $16 adv
AND: Tim Robbins and the Rogue Gallery Band w/ Jamie Drake @ Anthology @7 $26-$56
AND: The Slater Sisters, Janet Robin and Cyndi Harvell @ Lestats @8

Sunday: Griffin House w/ Peter Bradley Adams @ Anthology @7 $10-$17

 

Keep in Mind:

July 26th- Cold Cave and Austra @ Casbah $12 adv/$14 day of
July 26th- A Perfect Circle @ SDSU Open Air Theater
July 27th- Indigo Girls @ Humphrey’s
July 27th- Ben Sollee @ Belly Up @8 $14 adv/$16 day of
July 27th- Kevin Martin CD Release w/Gayle Skidmore @ Bar Pink @10
July 28th- Dynamite Walls @ Casbah
July 28th- Ryan Cabrera @ Ramona Mainstage
July 29th- Yuck @ Casbah
July 30th- LA Rising w/ Rag Against the Macheine, Muse, Rise Against, and more @ Los Angeles Memorial Colliseum
July 31st- Dredg and Fair to Midland @ Soma @630 $15 adv
July 31st- Gin Blossoms @ Belly Up $25 adv/$27 day of
August 2nd- FM 94/9 About the Music Show w/Belle Brigade $6
August 4th- Transfer, Dead Feather Moon, and Bully @ Belly Up $15
August 5th- The Bravery @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
August 6th- Weezer @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
August 8th- SDMA Awards @ Humphrey’s By the Bay $30
August 9th- Vans Warped Tour
August 9th- Avi Buffalo @ Casbah @9 $10
August 10th- Alberta Cross @ Casbah
August 11th- Milk Carton Kids @ Anthology $10-$15
August 12th- Jimmy Eat World @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
August 16th- Death Cab for Cutie @ RIMAC Arena
August 18th-20th- Sunset Strip Music Festival
August 18th- Adele SDSU Open Air Theater
August 19th- Imagine Dragons @ Casbah $10
August 34th- Company of Thieves @ Belly Up $12 adv/$14 day of
August 26th- Airborne Toxic Event @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
September 2nd- Fitz and the Tantrums @ Del Mar Racetrack
September 2nd- Daughtry @ Pechanga Resort and Casino $45-$80
September 11th- Diana Ross @ Pechanga Resort and Casino $85-$120
September 23rd- Ladytron @ House of Blues SD $25
September 4th- Kings of Leon with Band of Horses @ Cricket Wireless
September 11th- The Kills @ House of Blues SD
September 13th- Ray Lamontagne and The Pariah Dogs @ Copley Symphony Hall
September 14th- The Vaccines, Tennis, and Young Buffalo @ Casbah $15 adv/$17 day of
September 24th- Arctic Monkeys w/ TV on the Radio @ SDSU Open Air Theater
Septembr 24th- Two Door Cinema Club @ House of Blues SD
October 1st- Crocodiles @ Casbah $14
October 5th- The Naked and Famous @ Belly Up
October 15th- Honda Civic Tour w/ Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, and Matt and Kim @ Cricket Wireless
October 16th- The Naked and Famous @ Belly Up @9 $15
October 17th- Foo Fighters w/ Cage the Elephant @ Viejas Arena
October 19th- Foster the People @ Soma $25
October 30th- Matt Nathanson @ House of Blues SD $23-$40

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 7/18-7/24

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I’ve been dancing around the apartment all morning…kind of on a Wallflowers kick, although my player just hit a Nirvana tune and I can dig that too. The good mood is most likely due to the fact that I have my car back and it feels like freedom. Also, I have a day off for the first time in what seems like ages (grocery shopping, bill paying, and household chores have never felt so good).

In a few minutes, I’m headed off to Culver City to check out the bands playing at the Eat Real Festival. I’m particularly looking forward to OddUs.

As for the rest of the week, here’s my schedule:

Monday: George Stanford, Toy Bombs, and Andy Clockwise FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Kevin Hammond at The Hotel Cafe (6pm)
ALSO: Races FREE at Bootleg (10:30)
ALSO: Eastern Conference Champions FREE at Bardot for It’s a School night (11pm)…need to RSVP http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round featuring Jay Nash and Ernie Halter at Room 5 (9pm)

 

Tuesday: Dead Country and Alkaline Trio at The Troubadour (7:30, 9:25)
ALSO: Jenni Alpert at Room 5 (8pm)
ALSO: Chasing Kings at The Echo (9pm)
ALSO: Beachwood Rockers at Piano Bar (8pm)

 

Weds: Anna Nalick at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)

 

Thursday: Andy Clockwise, Kim Churchill and Missy Higgins FREE at The Pier (7pm)
ALSO: Griffin House at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Spaceland Under the Stars presents FREE at Pershing Square featuring Infantree (8pm)
ALSO: Grouplove and Milo Greene FREE at The Hammer Museum (7pm)
ALSO: Alkaline Trio and Dead Country at The Troubadour (7:30)
ALSO: Owl City and Mat Kearney at Club Nokia (7pm)

 

Friday: Chasing Avalanche, Oh No Not Stereo, Indians, Har Mar Superstar, and Little Red Radio at The Viper Room (8pm)…Indians record release show
ALSO: Keaton Simons at The Hotel Cafe (10:30)
ALSO: Fitz & The Tantrums at The Music Box (8pm)
ALSO: The Material at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Ryan Cabrera at The Key Club (11pm)
ALSO: Bush at Saint Rocke (9pm)
ALSO: Soundgarden at The Forum (8pm)

 

Saturday: Forest Day at The Mint (10pm)

 

 

Sunday: as usual, something will come up

To Keep in Mind:
July 26th: The Indigo Girls at The Troubadour
July 28th: Ben Sollee at Bootleg Theater
July 28th: A Perfect Circle at Gibson Auditorium
August 11th: Toy and Lifehouse at Ventura County Fair
August 12-14th: Outside Lands in San Francisco
August 16th: Mutemath at The Troubadour
August 18th and 25th: The Veronicas at The Viper Room
August 18th: TDIF at The Hotel Cafe
August 19th: Buckcherry at The Roxy
August 18-20th: SSMF
August 27-28th: Sunset Junction
September 3rd: FYF
September 22-24: Hotel Carolina (South Carolina)
September 22nd: Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights at The Viper Room

~ Kristen

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Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 7/11-7/17

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This past week has been incredibly rough. From all the problems resulting from the new apartment to my car breaking down and work stuff just not…working, I haven’t been in the best of spirits. I am very grateful to have friends who made the effort to drive me to/from a couple shows, without which I would descend into madness. I at least made it to two of the four The Silent Comedy shows. Those boys never fail to deliver a good time. Their show at the LACMA with Saint Motel was particularly enjoyable as it included a tour of the Tim Burton exhibit AND it got done early enough for us to catch a little “Weatherman” from Dead Sara at The Viper Room.

My favorite show last week, however, was Truth & Salvage Co. with Brian Wright Monday night at The Hotel Cafe. I discovered Truth & Salvage Co. at this venue over two years ago and seeing them play my favorite stage once again was like a homecoming. This band has the ability to transform the energy of an entire room making it impossible to not feel a strong sense of communal love, happiness, and an overwhelming desire to dance. And let’s not forget about the Brian Wright icing on the Truth & Salvage cake! That man is a marvel…and is incidentally playing a last minute gig tonight (Sunday) at Piano Bar at 10:30 (told you something would come up)

This week I start an intensive two week training course so my evening adventures will again be diminished. Nothing will stop me, however, from Parade of Lights Thursday night at The Viper Room. I’ve mentioned these boys before and am incredibly excited to have them back in Los Angeles. If you can make it, I’d love to see you there.

Here’s what else is going on (it’s quite a healthy week for music):

 

Monday: Andy Clockwise and Lemon Sun FREE at The Satellite (10pm)…the first of a month long residence from Mr. Clockwise
ALSO: Races FREE at Bootleg Theater (10:30)…another start of a must-see residency
ALSO: Thao and Mirah at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)

 

Tuesday: Eli James FREE at Hemingway’s Lounge (10pm)
ALSO: Matthew Mayfield and Johnny Marnell at The Hotel Cafe (9, 10)
ALSO: Stop Motion Poetry at The Roxy (7:30)
ALSO: Beachwood Night at Piano Bar featuring Dave Green and Jesse Cole (8pm)

 

Weds: Jay Nash and Anna Nalick at The Hotel Cafe (9, 10)
ALSO: The Lookout Kids at The Viper Room (10:30)

 

Thursday: Parade of Lights at The Viper Room (11pm)
ALSO: The Bangles FREE at The Santa Monica Pier (7pm)
ALSO: The Soft Pack and Hanni El Khatib FREE at The Hammer Museum (7pm)
ALSO: The Californian FREE at Pershing Square (7:30)…part of the Spaceland under the stars summer concert series

 

Friday: Curtis Peoples at The Hotel Cafe (10:30)
ALSO: Nikki Monninger (silversun pickups), Brian Aubert, The Janks, Sabrosa Purr, and Vicky Cryer at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Beatnik Jr. at The Good Hurt (10:30)
ALSO: Sarah McLaughlin at The Hollywood Bowl (8:30
ALSO: Music in the Zoo featuring Mini Mansions, Hands, Honeyhoney, Kitten, and more (6pm)…an excuse to get into the zoo after-hours!! http://lazoo.org/mitz/index.html

 

Saturday: Maniac at The Bootleg Theater (10:30)
ALSO: Sarah McLaughlin at The Hollywood Bowl (8:30)
ALSO: Trapt at The Roxy (10pm)
ALSO: OSLO at The Satellite (11pm)

 

Sunday: Black Baptista at The Viper Room (11pm)

 

NOTE: Saturday and Sunday is LA’s Carmageddon, so I’d only venture out if you don’t have to go too far…or anywhere near the 405.

 

To Keep in Mind:
July 19th and 21st: Alkaline Trio at The Troubadour
July 21st: Missy Higgins at The Santa Monica Pier
July 22nd: Langhorne Slim at The Echo
July 22nd: Indians CD release at The Viper Room
July 26th: The Indigo Girls at The Troubadour
July 28th: Ben Sollee at Bootleg Theater
July 28th: A Perfect Circle at Gibson Auditorium
August 11th: Toy and Lifehouse at Ventura County Fair
August 12-14th: Outside Lands in San Francisco
August 16th: Mutemath at The Troubadour
August 18th and 25th: The Veronicas at The Viper Room
August 18th: TDIF at The Hotel Cafe
August 19th: Buckcherry at The Roxy
August 18-20th: SSMF
August 27-28th: Sunset Junction
September 3rd: FYF
September 22-24: Hotel Carolina (South Carolina)
September 22nd: Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights at The Viper Room

~ Kristen

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