Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 1/30-2/5

It’s been a crazy busy weekend. Friday night went from hanging out at Bedrock studios and running into some great bands like The Chevin and Vanaprasta to hanging out at Room 5 and being introduced to a fantastic San Francisco musician, Chi McClean, and finally ending up at The Viper Room to rock out with Queen Caveat. Saturday I actually saw the ocean *gasp*. Something I rarely do, even living so close. Sunday’s evening adventures include a bday party and a stop at The Hotel Cafe to catch up with Lovers Drugs.

Also, the new issue of High Voltage Magazine is out! I have a feature in it on one of my favorite bands, Imagine Dragons. You should check it out (subscribe here:

Well, I’ve got to get going, so we’ll get to the point. Another week of excellent shows. Here are my picks:

Monday: Chasing Kings, Shadow Shadow Shade, Francisco the Man, and Eyes Lips Eyes FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: NO and Princeton FREE at Bootleg Bar (9:30, 10:30)
ALSO: YoYa FREE at The Silverlake Lounge (11pm)
ALSO: Terraplane Sun at The Viper Room (10pm)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)


Tuesday: The Kin at The Museum of Musical Instruments in Venice (10:30)
ALSO: Atomic Tom at Bootleg Bar (11pm)

ALSO: Jessie Baylin at The Troubadour (10pm)
ALSO: NO at The Echo (9pm)


Weds: Jamestown Revival at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)


Thursday: Ed Sheeran and Antonio Beliveau at The Hotel Cafe (7, 10)
ALSO: Mutemath at Club Nokia (9pm)
ALSO: The Features at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: Gotye at The El Rey (10pm)


Friday: Forrest Day at Molly Malone’s (10pm)
ALSO: Javier Dunn, Goodnight Texas, Rocco Deluca, David and Devine at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Madi Diaz and Jarrod Gorbel at Bootleg Bar (9pm)


Saturday: Haim at Bootleg Bar (11pm)
ALSO: Alice Smith, Tyler Hilton, Chris Pierce at The Hotel Cafe (9, 10:30, 11:30)


Sunday: Where’s The Band at The Troubadour (7pm)



To Keep in Mind:
Feb. 8th: Marketa Irglova at The Hotel Café
Feb. 9th: Joss Stone at The Troubadour
Feb. 9th: Harper Blynn at The Hotel Cafe
Feb. 14th: Twin Atlantic and You Me at Six at The Troubadour
Feb. 17th: Ryan Adams at The Hollywood Bowl
Feb. 19th: The Darkness at House of Blues Sunset
Feb. 20th: Milo Greene at The Satellite
Feb. 22nd: Will Dailey and Mariah McManus at The Hotel Café
Feb. 22nd: Imagine Dragons at The Viper Room
March 5th: Scars on 45 at The Troubadour
March 9th: William Fitzsimmons at The Troubadour
March 13th-18th: SXSW (Austin, TX)
March 18th: Dia Frampton at The Troubadour
March 20th: Needtobreathe and Ben Rector at Club Nokia
March 24th: Ani DiFranco at The Orpheum Theater
March 24th and 25th: Allen Stone at The Troubadour
March 31st: Tyrone Wells at The Roxy
April 1st: Charlotte Martin at The Bootleg Bar
April 13th-15th AND 20th– 22nd: Coachella
April 25th: Ben Kweller at The El Rey
April 27th: Ingrid Michaelson at The Troubadour
May 8th: Snow Patrol at The Hollywood Palladium
June 13th: Phantom Planet at The Troubadour


~ Kristen