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Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 5/5-5/11

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Last week I only managed to make it out to watch a bunch of friends play Willie Nelson covers all night long. The rest of my week was filled with trying to not get blown away by the insane winds we had (thank you Santa Ana winds) for those 3 days, and trips to the vet for my dog who is currently anemic and we don’t yet know why. This week promises to be super busy as we go into tech and final dress for the dance show which is Thursday to Sunday so getting out to any show seems unlikely. This means you have to go out for me!

 

Monday: Josh Damigo and The Freeloaders @ House of Blues at 7pm
AND: Mariachi El Bronx @ Belly Up at 8pm

Tuesday: Manchester Orchestra, Balance and Composure, Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band @ House of Blues at 7:30pm

Wednesday: Sister Speak, Hollow Wood, Gayle Skidmore @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Inspired and The Sleep @ Tin Can Alehouse at 9:30pm

Thursday: Tom Jones, Lee Coulter @ House of Blues at 7:30pm
AND: Midnight Pine @ Tin Can Alehouse at 9:30pm
AND: Black Prairie @ Soda Bar at 9:30pm
AND: Old 97’s, Nikki Lane @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Tom Freund, Dave Brogan, Garren Benfield, Paul Renna @ Lestats at 9pm

Friday: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Ingrid Michaelson @ Humphrey’s at 8pm
AND: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies @ Syucan Casino at 8pm
AND: Johnny Clegg Band, Jesse Clegg @ Belly Up at 9pm
AND: Dawn Mitschele, Kai Brown, Scarlett Rabe @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: Channel 933 Summer Kickoff with Fall Out Boy, Ed Sheeran, Paramore, and more @ Sleep Train Ampitheater at 6pm

Saturday: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, The Paragraphs @ Belly Up at 9pm
AND: We Are Scientists @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Jesse Daniel Edwards & Super Inc., Sasha Evans, Kelsea Little @ Lestats at 9pm

Sunday: Erika Davies @ Sycamore Den at 9pm
AND: Cleopatra Degher @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: Wild Wild Wets, Rose Windows @ Soda Bar at 9:30pm

 

Keep in Mind:
May 15th- Journey and Steve Miller Band @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
May 15th- Transfer @ 207 at The Hard Rock
May 17th- Augustana @ House of Blues
May 19th- Band of Skulls @ House of Blues
May 21st- The Unlikely Candidates @ Soda Bar
May 23rd- Against Me! @ House of Blues
May 24th- HELLOGOODBYE @ The Irenic
May 26th- Jamestown Revival @ Soda Bar
May 28th- Wildcat!Wildcat!, The Chain Gang of 1974 @ Casbah
May 30th- X-Fest @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 1st- Pete Yorn @ Casbah
June 2nd- One Republic, The Script @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 2nd- Lady Gaga @ Viejas Arena
June 6th- Neon Trees @ Humphreys
June 5th- Vance Joy @ Casbah
June 6th- Sunset Sessions Rock @ Belly Up
June 7th- Sunset Sessions Rock @ Belly Up
June 7th- Little Hurricane @ House of Blues
June 12th- Crash Kings @ Casbah
June 15th- Electric Six @ Casbah
June 22nd- The Milk Carton Kids @ Belly Up
June 25th- Vans Warped Tour @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 30th- Devo @ Belly Up
July 12th- La Roux @ House of Blues
July 30th- Mötley Crüe @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
August 1-3- Lollapalooza @ Grant Park
August 6th- Arctic Monkeys @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
August 11th- The Head and The Heart @ North Park Theater
August 27th- Panic! at the Disco, Walk the Moon, Youngblood Hawke @ SDSU Open Air Theater
August 30th- Jack Johnson @ RIMAC Field
September 16th- Linkn Park and 30 Seconds to Mars @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 7/1-7/7

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I have errands to run today, but it’s simply too hot outside
to be walking about. I miss my June gloom. Speaking of June, where exactly did
the month go? One day I’m looking forward to a month long Queen Caveat
residency and the next, it’s over. Is the entire summer going to be like this?

Pushing forward into July, we have more music to look
forward to! This week, Monday is a serious mess of great shows (not really a
good thing for me). Still not sure how I’m going to handle it. I’m also looking
forward to the return of Adam Arcuragi to LA on Wednesday.

As for the rest of my picks:

Monday: Irontom and
Last American Buffalo FREE at The Satellite (10,11)
ALSO: It’s A School Night at Bardot featuring Dear Boy and Davis Fetter (9pm)…FREE with RSVP http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/losangeles/
ALSO: Diamonds Under Fire at Hunnypot Radio FREE at The Mint (11pm)
ALSO: Anberlin (acoustic) with Stars in Stereo and Campfire OK at The Roxy (7pm)
ALSO: Jessica Childress at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: LeAnn Rimes, Dia Frampton and more at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday FREE at Room 5 featuring Joel Eckels, Casey Abrams, Scott
Mellis, etc (8pm)

Tuesday: Meiko,
Goodnight Texas, Harper Blynn at The Hotel Cafe (8,9,10)
ALSO: Royal Teeth at The Troubadour (10pm)

Weds: Adam
Arcuragi and Ark Life at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Quiet Company at The Satellite (10pm)

Thursday: Happy 4th of July!

Friday: Otherwise
with La la la Birdtime at The Roxy (7:15)
ALSO: The Dollyrots and Go Betty Go at The Troubadour (10, 11)

Saturday: Parade
of Lights at El Cid (11pm)
ALSO: Fine at The Troubadour (10:30)

Sunday: Old 97’s
with Jamestown Revival at Saint Rocke (7pm)

To Keep in Mind:
July 10th: Crash Kings at The Troubadour 
July 12th: Kendra Morris at The Viper Room 
July 15th: The Neighbourhood at The Fonda Theater 
July 17th: Alpha Rev at The Hotel Cafe

July 19th: Passenger at El Rey Theatre
July 22nd: Kid Karate at Bardot
July 23rd: Bastille at The Troubadour 
July 23rd: Savages at The El Rey
July 23rd/24th: The Postal Service at The Greek Theatre
July 25th: Dan Wilson at The Hotel Cafe 
July 26th: Saint Motel at The El Rey 
July 27th: Fitz and The Tantrums at The Wiltern
July 28th: Shakey Graves at Bootleg Bar 
July 28th: Zane Carney at Bootleg Bar

August 1st: Semi Precious Weapons at The Viper Room 
August 2nd: Kitten and Dear Boy at The
Troubadour 

August 4th: The Both at The Troubadour 
August 1st-3rd: Sunset Strip Music Festival 
August 8th: The Silent Comedy at Fonda Theatre
August 11th: Ivan & Alyosha at The Troubadour 
August 14th: Jamie N Commons at The Troubadour 
August 16th: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald at The Troubadour 
August 16th: Serena Ryder at The Roxy

August 19th/20th: Ed Sheeran at The Staples Center
August 22nd: Andrew Belle at Bootleg Bar 
August 24th: NEEDTOBREATHE at Harvest Social in Anaheim 
August 24th: Truth & Salvage Co. at The Troubadour 
August 25th: Andrew Stockdale at The Troubadour 
September 4th: Tegan and Sara at The Greek Theatre
September 6th: Gold Fields at The Troubadour
September 10th: Ewert and The Two Dragons at The Satellite 
September 11th: Churchill at Greek Theatre 
September 14th: Hem at The Troubadour
September 18th: Bastille at The El Rey

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 3rd: Matt Nathanson and Joshua Radin at The Wiltern 
October 4th: Travis at The Wiltern 
October 8th: Daughter at The Wiltern
October 9th: The Avett Brothers at Shrine Auditorium 
October 10th: Tony Lucca at The Hotel Cafe  
October 11th: KT Tunstall at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
October 12th: 30 Seconds to Mars at The Hollywood Bowl
October 14th: Frank Turner at The Fonda
October 21st: Carbon Leaf at The Hotel Café
October 26th: Boy at The Fonda  
October 31st: Iron & Wine at Orpheum Theatre

~ Kristen

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Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 8/27-9/2

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I only have one thing to mention this week. Tuesday night High Voltage Magazine is throwing a party in Santa Monica at TRiP. If you’re in town, you should come. We will have our newest edition of the magazine in which I showcased another band that I feel is “on the rise”. To see which band I selected, you’ll just have to check out the issue. There will also, of course, be some fantastic bands playing (Roman Candle Wars, The Young Romans, Italian Japanese, and The Janks). And did I mention cupcakes? There will also be cupcakes.

Here are my other show recommendations this week. We’ve got a couple great acts from Philadelphia in town this week playing at The Hotel Cafe: Hoots & Hellmouth on Weds and Adam Arcuragi on Thursday…sorry I guess that was a second thing I wanted to mention…

 

Monday: Jess Furman, Air Traffic Controller, and Bleu at The Hotel Cafe (7,8,9)
ALSO: Max and The Moon FREE at Bootleg Bar (9pm)
ALSO: Wildcat!Wildcat! FREE at The Echo (11pm)
ALSO: Francisco The Man at The Satellite FREE at The Satellite (11pm)
ALSO: Haim at The Smell (8pm)
ALSO: Keaton Simons, Nikki Leonti and more at WitZend (7pm)
ALSO: Fire in the Hamptons at The Central (10pm)
ALSO: Monday in the Round at Room 5 featuring Ryan Darton, Irene Diaz, Phoebe Bridgers, and Joel Eckels (9pm)

 

Tuesday: High Voltage Party at TRiP Santa Monica featuring Roman Candle Wars, The Young Romans, Italian Japanese, and The Janks (8pm)
ALSO: Tommy Walter (Abandoned Pools) and Wakey!Wakey! at The Hotel Cafe (8,9)
ALSO: The Ross Sea Party and The Dead Ships at The Central (10,11)
ALSO: The Record Company at Harvard & Stone (?)
ALSO: Beachwood’s Summer Piano Bar Sessions FREE at The Piano Bar (9pm)

 

Weds: David & Devine and Hoots & Hellmouth at The Hotel Cafe (8,9)
ALSO: Je T’aime at Skinny’s Lounge in NoHo (9pm)
ALSO: Makepeace Brothers at WitZend (9pm)

 

Thursday: Adam Arcuragi at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Terra Naomi and Sonia Rao at WItZend (8,10)
ALSO: The Record Company at Los Globos (10pm)
ALSO: Nina Storey at Molly Malone’s (9pm)

 

Friday: Desaparecidos at The Troubadour (10:15)
ALSO: Irontom and Maudlin Strangers at El Cid (10:30, 11:30)
ALSO: The Janks at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Mind the Gap acoustic at Room 5 (10pm)
ALSO: Jesse Thomas at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)
ALSO: Old 97’s at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: John Williams at The Hollywood Bowl (8pm)

 

Saturday: John Williams at The Hollywood Bowl (8pm)
ALSO: Clare Means at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Red Circle Underground at The Roxy (11pm)
ALSO: Old 97’s at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: FYF featuring Warpaint, Tanlines, Chairlift, Two Gallants, and more at L.A. State Historic Park  (noon)

 

Sunday: Jake Newton at Bootleg Bar (8pm)
ALSO: FYF featuring Desaparecidos, Against Me!, Cursive, and more at L.A. State Historic Park  (noon)

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
September 4th: Gotye at The Greek Theatre
September 7th: The Silent Comedy at The El Rey
September 9th: The Ataris at The Roxy
September 12th: Allen Stone at Hollywood Bowl
September 14th: Teitur at The Hotel Cafe
September 14th: The Hives at The Wiltern
September 19th: Band of Skulls at The Fonda Theatre
September 20th: Howie Day at The Hotel Cafe
September 22nd: Epicenter at Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre
September 22nd: Sondre Lerche at The Troubadour
September 27th: Mary Chapin Carpenter and Sara Watkins at Club Nokia
October 1st: Ed Sheeran at The Wiltern
October 1st: Safety Suit at The Roxy
October 2nd: Garbage at The Hollywood Palladium
October 2nd: The Lumineers at The Fonda Theatre
October 4th: The Milk Carton Kids at The Largo
October 6th: Ben Howard at The Fonda Theatre
October 11th: Awolnation and Imagine Dragons at Club Nokia
October 16th: First Aid Kit at The Fonda Theatre
October 19th: Tony Lucca at The Roxy
October 19th: Frightened Rabbit at The Troubadour
October 19th: Allen Stone at The Music Box
October 20th: Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers at Saint Rocke
October 24th: The Darkness at Club Nokia
October 25th: Bayside at Club Nokia
October 27th: Queen Caveat at The Roxy
November 2nd: NEEDTOBREATHE at Fox Theater Pomona
November 3rd: All American Rejects at The Wiltern
November 6th: Jens Lekman at Fonda Theatre
November 8th: The Kin at The Roxy
November 16th: Joshua Radin and A Fine Frenzy at The Wiltern
November 20th: The Postelles and Mayday Parade at House of Blues
November 20th: Rachel Yamagata at The El Rey

~ Kristen

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Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 8/15-8/21

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Last week I kind of took it a bit easy. Let’s call it a conservation of energy tactic. Saturday, I went from 0 to 100. I stopped at The Hudson block party where I discovered a great new band (Nightmare & The Cat), did some dancing, ate some food, and witnessed a Wu Tang performance. I left early, missing out on a couple of my favorites (Dead Sara and Andy Clockwise). I had to get to Santa Monica for the Milk Carton Kids CD release event where I spent two hours on the brink of tears, either from laughing too hard or from the sheer beauty and brilliance of the music. Then I jetted from McCabe’s down to Saint Rocke just in time to be blown away by the powerful and empowering Nico Vega. So many great friends gathered at this final performance, I ended up talking/laughing/smiling through the wee hours. A day to remember for sure!

And really, yesterday was just the beginning of a week-long celebration of music and friends surrounding The Sunset Strip Music Festival. If you want to know what I’m up to next week, just go here: http://www.sunsetstripmusicfestival.com/.

And that’s not all? In fact, there are so many shows I wish I could go to this week but can’t that I’m beginning to think that I’ve done something to upset the universe. The cruelty of having TFDI’s So-Cal dates conflict directly with SSMF. The inhumanity of me NOT getting a ticket to see Muth Math at The Troubadour. The audacity of scheduling TWO Death Cab for Cutie/Frightened Rabbit dates when I cannot attend either one.

 

What a week! Here goes my list:

 

 

Monday: Automatique at The Viper Room (10:15)
ALSO: Robert Francis FREE at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: The Wilderness of Manitoba at Origami Vinyl (7pm)
ALSO: Adele at The Greek Theater (7:30)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: it’s a school night at Bardot featuring Damndogs (featuring members of Jet) and Nikki Lane (10:30)…FREE with RSVP http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/

 

Tuesday: Mute Math at The Troubadour (8pm)…if someone has an extra ticket to this thing, I’ll be your friend forever…
ALSO: Wilderness of Manitoba at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: SSMF Showcase at The Roxy featuring The Green Children, Kyle Nicolaides, Los Einsten, and more (7pm)

 

Weds: SSMF Showcase at The Roxy featuring Benvenue, Lido Beach, and more (7pm)
ALSO: Old 97’s and Josh Ritter at The Wiltern (7pm)
ALSO: Alex Lambert at Room 5 (10pm)
ALSO: Parker Ainsworth at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: The Weepies at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Adele at Hollywood Palladium (7pm)

 

Thursday: Nico Vega and Eastern State Champions at The Roxy (9pm)
ALSO: The Canyons (8), The Veronicas (9) and Run Run Run(10:30), The Tender Box (11:20), Nude (12:20) at The Viper Room
ALSO: TFDI at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Johnny Polonsky at Silverlake Lounge (9pm)
ALSO: Frightened Rabbit and Death Cab for Cutie at The Greek (7:30)

 

Friday: Dead Sara and Buckcherry at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Kevin Martin at On the Rox (8pm)
ALSO: Taylor Locke & The Roughs (8:30), Lady Sinatra (9:30), Purple Melon (10:30), Hillbilly Herald (12), and Eli James (1am) at The Viper Room
ALSO: TFDI at Saint Rocke (9pm)
ALSO: Keaton Simons at The Hotel Cafe (11pm)
ALSO: Red Light Sky at Amplyfi (9:45)
ALSO: Frightened Rabbit and Death Cab for Cutie at The Greek (7:30)

 

Saturday: SSMF at The Sunset Strip (between The Key Club and The Whiskey) featuring Motley Crue, Bush, Youngblood Hawke, Indians, Love and A .38, Deluka, Queen Caveat, Jordan Cook, Imagine Dragons, Sabrosa Purr, Semi Precious Weapons, and SO MANY MORE (1pm)
ALSO: Walk the Moon at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: Taryn Manning at The Hotel Cafe (11pm)
ALSO: Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven at The Troubadour (8:15)
ALSO: TFDI at Zoey’s in Ventura (5pm)

 

Sunday: Koffehouse presents 5th Annual Evening of Independence at Ford Amphitheatre featuring Tyrone Wells, Satellite, Allen Stone, Jamestown Revival, Of Verona, Jes Hudak, and MORE (6pm)

 

Monday: Big presentation at work…I’m just pointing this out to emphasize how much the universe hates me right now.

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
August 22nd: Ben Rector at The Hotel Cafe
August 22nd: Scarlet Grey at The Troubadour
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
September 24th: William Elliot Whitmore at Bootleg Theater
September 25th: The Lonely Forest at The Wiltern
October 14th: Butterfly Boucher at Bootleg Theater
March 13th-18th: SXSW (Austin, TX)

~ Kristen

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Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 1/17-1/23

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I just awoke from a rather awesome nap. I still feel like my body has zero energy but I feel somewhat refreshed. I’ve realized that this time next week, Kristen and I will be back east. Technically in New York on this day but we are starting in Philly. It’s rather hard to think about packing for snow with sweaters and boots when it was around 85 degrees today. I’m sure I’ll manage.

Be sure to go out this weekend for me since I’ll be in Philly come Friday :)

Monday: Taylor Locke and The Roughs @ The Soda Bar @9 $7

Tuesday: The Album Leaf and Little White Teeth @ The Casbah @9 $17 adv/$20 day of
AND: The Paragraphs @ The Soda Bar @9 $3

Wednesday: White Apple Tree @ The Casbah @9 $7
AND: Buckcherry @ 4th & B
AND: Old 97’s and Langhorn Slim @ The Belly Up @8 $23 adv/$25 day of

Thursday: Nervous Wreckords @ Bar Eleven @9 $8
AND: Jamuel Saxon and Lesands @ The Casbah @9 $8
AND: Tori Roze and The Hot Mess @ Tin Can Alehouse @930 $5

Friday: Transfer and New Mexico @ The Casbah $14 adv/$15 day of @830
AND: Of Sons and Ghosts @ The Soda Bar @9 $5
AND: Wavves and Best Coast @ Soma
AND: One I Red @ The Ruby Room @9
AND: Ozomatli @ The Belly Up @9 $30

Saturday: Dashboard Confessional @ House of Blues $22.50
AND: Ozomatli @ The Belly Up @9 $30

Sunday: Guster @ House of Blues SD @7$22.50 adv/$25 day of

*Due to Lestats website being down, I was unable to find any shows on the site. You can try again here later. Hopefully it will be back up soon.

Keep in Mind:

January 24th- Dynamite Walls @ The Casbah @9 $8 adv/$10 day of
January 28th- Wendy Bailey and the True Stories @ Bar Eleven
January 29th- Crocodiles @ The Casbah @10 $10
January 29th- Endoxi @ Queen Bee’s
January 29th- Underoath, Thursday, A Skylit Drive, Animals as Leaders @ Soma @7 $20
January 30th- Endoxi @ Hennesseys
February 2nd- Interpol @ RIMAC Arena @8 $31.50
February 6th- The Silent Comedy and Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses @ 730 $20
February 12th- The Pretty Reckless @ Soma @7 $12
February 13th- The Decemberists @730 $30 adv/$32.50 day of
February 20th- Linkin Park @ Viejas Arena

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 1/17-1/23

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Writing this while listening to Pepper’s Ghost do a radio interview about their reunion show next weekend. If it’s possible, I’m even more excited about my favorite band getting back together for a one night only double header show at The Grape Room in Philadelphia. There are a ton of awesome shows in LA this week, but I’m mostly excited about venturing east at the end of the week to catch Pepper’s Ghost…and maybe some other fave Philly bands. And then going back to NYC to catch the guys of Carney once again rock out in Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark.

It’s gonna be a fantastic week!

Here’s what I’ve got on my LA calendar:

Monday: Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights at Saint Rocke (10pm)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: It’s A School Night at Bardot featuring Great Northern and The Pierces (10pm) 

Tuesday: Queen Caveat and Endless Hallway at The Viper Room (10,11) 
ALSO: The Shakers at Crazy Girls in Hollywood (9pm) 
ALSO: The Pierces at The Hotel Cafe (10pm) 
ALSO: Barcelona at Saint Rocke (9:30) 
ALSO: Lindsey Ray and Taylor Locke and the Roughs at The Satellite (8pm) 
ALSO: Wire in the Walls, Family of the Year, and Olin and The Moon at The Echo (8:30) 
ALSO: The Canyons at Molly Malone’s (9pm) 

Weds: Anna Nalick at The Hotel Cafe (9pm) 
ALSO: Lady Danville at The Troubadour (8:35) 

Thursday: Nikka Costa at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Austin Hartley Leonard and Satellite at The Hotel Cafe (8,10pm)
ALSO: The Elizabeth Kill at The Cat Club (8pm) 
ALSO: Chasing Avalanche at The Viper Room (10:30) 
ALSO: Lady Danville at The Troubadour (8:35) 

Friday: Langhorne Slim and Old 97’s at The Music Box (9pm)
ALSO: Meiko at The Hotel Cafe (9:30)
ALSO: Alice Peacock at The Mint (8pm) 
ALSO: David and Devine at Room 5 (11pm) 
ALSO: Lady Danville at The Troubadour (8:35) 

Saturday: Jake Newton, Tyler Hilton, Ernie Halter, Shaimus, and Queen Caveat at The Hotel Cafe…this line-up blows my mind. Don’t miss it…seriously…(8,9,10,11,12) 
ALSO: Indians and The Mowgli’s at Area 33 in Culver City
ALSO: Guster at The Music Box (7pm) 
ALSO: Purple Melon at Saint Rocke (9pm) 

Sunday: Lemon Sun and Voxhaul Broadcast at The Echoplex (8pm)
ALSO: TD Lind, Jesse Cole, and Brandon Walters at The Hotel Cafe (8,9,10) 
ALSO: Chris Pierce at Saint Rocke (9pm) 

To Keep in Mind:
Jan. 24th: Cold War Kids at Bootleg 
Jan. 25th: Vertical Horizon at The Key Club 
Jan. 28th: Nico Vega at Saint Rocke
January 28th: Free Energy at The Roxy 
January 29th: Charlotte Martin at Bootleg 
Jan. 30th: Against Me! at The Music Box  
Feb 1st: Patrick Park at The Hotel Café 
Feb. 1st: Queen Caveat at The Viper Room  
Feb 5th: The Silent Comedy at El Rey 
Feb 9th: Sarah McLaughlin at Nokia Live
Feb 9th: Tina Dico at The Troubadour
Feb 16th: Nicole Atkins at The Troubadour 
Feb. 16th: Scars on 45 at The Hotel Cafe  
Feb. 20th: Beth Hart at The Echoplex
Feb 26th: Josh Ritter and Scott Hutchinson (Frightened Rabbit) at The Music Box
March 1st: Biffy Clyro at The Troubadour 
March 3rd: Civil Twilight at The Troubadour 
March 22nd: War on Drugs at The Toubadour 

~ Kristen

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 8/15-8/21

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Last week I kind of took it a bit easy. Let’s call it a conservation of energy tactic. Saturday, I went from 0 to 100. I stopped at The Hudson block party where I discovered a great new band (Nightmare & The Cat), did some dancing, ate some food, and witnessed a Wu Tang performance. I left early, missing out on a couple of my favorites (Dead Sara and Andy Clockwise). I had to get to Santa Monica for the Milk Carton Kids CD release event where I spent two hours on the brink of tears, either from laughing too hard or from the sheer beauty and brilliance of the music. Then I jetted from McCabe’s down to Saint Rocke just in time to be blown away by the powerful and empowering Nico Vega. So many great friends gathered at this final performance, I ended up talking/laughing/smiling through the wee hours. A day to remember for sure!
And really, yesterday was just the beginning of a week-long celebration of music and friends surrounding The Sunset Strip Music Festival. If you want to know what I’m up to next week, just go here: http://www.sunsetstripmusicfestival.com/.

And that’s not all? In fact, there are so many shows I wish I could go to this week but can’t that I’m beginning to think that I’ve done something to upset the universe. The cruelty of having TFDI’s So-Cal dates conflict directly with SSMF. The inhumanity of me NOT getting a ticket to see Muth Math at The Troubadour. The audacity of scheduling TWO Death Cab for Cutie/Frightened Rabbit dates when I cannot attend either one.

 

What a week! Here goes my list:

 

 

Monday: Automatique at The Viper Room (10:15)
ALSO: Robert Francis FREE at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: The Wilderness of Manitoba at Origami Vinyl (7pm)
ALSO: Adele at The Greek Theater (7:30)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: it’s a school night at Bardot featuring Damndogs (featuring members of Jet) and Nikki Lane (10:30)…FREE with RSVP http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/

 

Tuesday: Mute Math at The Troubadour (8pm)…if someone has an extra ticket to this thing, I’ll be your friend forever…
ALSO: Wilderness of Manitoba at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: SSMF Showcase at The Roxy featuring The Green Children, Kyle Nicolaides, Los Einsten, and more (7pm)

 

Weds: SSMF Showcase at The Roxy featuring Benvenue, Lido Beach, and more (7pm)
ALSO: Old 97’s and Josh Ritter at The Wiltern (7pm)
ALSO: Alex Lambert at Room 5 (10pm)
ALSO: Parker Ainsworth at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: The Weepies at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Adele at Hollywood Palladium (7pm)

 

Thursday: Nico Vega and Eastern State Champions at The Roxy (9pm)
ALSO: The Canyons (8), The Veronicas (9) and Run Run Run(10:30), The Tender Box (11:20), Nude (12:20) at The Viper Room
ALSO: TFDI at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Johnny Polonsky at Silverlake Lounge (9pm)
ALSO: Frightened Rabbit and Death Cab for Cutie at The Greek (7:30)

 

Friday: Dead Sara and Buckcherry at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Kevin Martin at On the Rox (8pm)
ALSO: Taylor Locke & The Roughs (8:30), Lady Sinatra (9:30), Purple Melon (10:30), Hillbilly Herald (12), and Eli James (1am) at The Viper Room
ALSO: TFDI at Saint Rocke (9pm)
ALSO: Keaton Simons at The Hotel Cafe (11pm)
ALSO: Red Light Sky at Amplyfi (9:45)
ALSO: Frightened Rabbit and Death Cab for Cutie at The Greek (7:30)

 

Saturday: SSMF at The Sunset Strip (between The Key Club and The Whiskey) featuring Motley Crue, Bush, Youngblood Hawke, Indians, Love and A .38, Deluka, Queen Caveat, Jordan Cook, Imagine Dragons, Sabrosa Purr, Semi Precious Weapons, and SO MANY MORE (1pm)
ALSO: Walk the Moon at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: Taryn Manning at The Hotel Cafe (11pm)
ALSO: Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven at The Troubadour (8:15)
ALSO: TFDI at Zoey’s in Ventura (5pm)

 

Sunday: Koffehouse presents 5th Annual Evening of Independence at Ford Amphitheatre featuring Tyrone Wells, Satellite, Allen Stone, Jamestown Revival, Of Verona, Jes Hudak, and MORE (6pm)

 

Monday: Big presentation at work…I’m just pointing this out to emphasize how much the universe hates me right now.

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
August 22nd: Ben Rector at The Hotel Cafe
August 22nd: Scarlet Grey at The Troubadour
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
September 24th: William Elliot Whitmore at Bootleg Theater
September 25th: The Lonely Forest at The Wiltern
October 14th: Butterfly Boucher at Bootleg Theater
March 13th-18th: SXSW (Austin, TX)

~ Kristen

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