Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 5/12-5/18

Well, this is one weekend that I’m happy to put behind me. I’m looking forward and hoping that next week will turn things around. As luck would have it, a few of my favorites have shows this week. Dead Sara at The Echo, Queen Caveat at The Viper (both being supported by The Filthy Souls), and ½ of The Silent Comedy performing as Brothers Grimm at The Record Parlour. Thank goodness for music!

Here are the rest of my picks:


Monday: In the Valley Below and The New Electric Sound FREE at The Echo (11, 12)
ALSO: Meiko and Holly Conlan at The Hotel Cafe (8,9)
ALSO: Monday Monday FREE at Room 5 (8pm)
ALSO: It’s a School Night at Bardot featuring Jacob Snider, Cheers Elephant, Strange Talk (8pm)


Tuesday: Rixton with Bonnie McKee at The Roxy (6pm)
ALSO: The Cerny Brothers and John Gallagher Jr. FREE at The Mint (9,10)
ALSO: Novi Split at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: George Stanford FREE at The Piano Bar (10pm)


Weds: Dead Sara with The Filthy Souls at Bootleg HiFi (8pm)
ALSO: Broods with Strange Talk and Max and The Moon at The Echo (8:30)
ALSO: Thomas Dybdah and Broken Arrow at The Hotel Cafe (8, 9)
ALSO: Brave Soul, ME&U, Everett Coast at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: Circa Zero with Jackie Tohn at The Troubadour (8pm)


Thursday: Brother’s Grimm at Record Parlour (8pm)
ALSO: A Million Pieces, Forrest Day, and Super Water Sympathy at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: Royal Blood at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: The Stone Foxes, The Revivalists at The Mint (8:45, 10)
ALSO: Joel Eckels at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Two Gallants at The Troubadour (10pm)
ALSO: Lindsey Stirling with Dia Frampton at Club Nokia (8:30)
ALSO: LA Weekly Artopia at Grand Central Market featuring The Record Company (7pm)


Friday: Queen Caveat with Filthy Souls and My Satellite at The Viper Room (9pm)
ALSO: Little Dove at Amplyfi (9pm)
ALSO: Wise Cub and The Honey Trees at The Hotel Cafe (9,10)
ALSO: Fairchild and Memoir at Silverlake Lounge (9, 12)
ALSO: The Mother Hips with Tall Tales & the Silver Linings at Bootlet HiFi (9pm)

Saturday: Lyon Apprentice at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: Finish Ticket, Western Scene, Bad Things at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Black Hi-Lighter, Toy Bombs at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: Ms. Lauryn Hill at Club Nokia (9pm)
ALSO: LA Vegan Beer & Food Festival at 8950 W Sunset Blvd featuring He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, Heaps N Heaps, and more (1pm)


Sunday: Lykke Li at The Roxy (8pm)


To Keep in Mind:
May 19th: James Blunt at The Balasco Theater
May 20th: Hozier at The Troubadour
May 21st: Nickel Creek at The Wiltern
May 21st: Dead Sara at The Satellite
May 22nd: Nathaniel Ratliff at The Echo
May 23rd: Ben Sollee at Largo
May 24th: William Fitzsimmons at The Troubadour
May 24th/25th: Against Me! at The Roxy
May 28th: First Aid Kit at El Rey Theatre
May 31st: Ron Pope at The Roxy
June 5th: OneRepublic and The Script at Hollywood Bowl
June 7th: Make Music Pasadena
June 14th: The Both at El Rey Theatre
June 16th: Ed Sheeran at The Hollywood Bowl
June 17th: Crash Kings at Bootleg HiFi
June 18th: Matt Nathanson at Greek Theatre
June 19th: Dan Wilson at Largo
June 21st: The Milk Carton Kids at Japan America Theatre
July 10th: Prides at The Troubadour
July 22nd: OK Go at The Troubadour
July 23rd: OK Go at The Echo
July 24th: The Neighbourhood at Greek Theatre
August 10th: Iron and Wine and Glen Hansard at Hollywood Bowl
August 23rd: Lake Street Dive at The Wiltern
August 25th: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Hollywood Bowl
August 26th: Youngblood Hawke at Greek Theatre
October 2nd: The War on Drugs at Fonda Theatre
October 3rd: Ben Kweller at The Roxy
October 6th: Carbon Leaf at The Roxy
October 8th: twenty one pilots at Hollywood Palladium

~ Kristen