Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 7/28-8/3

Sorry for the delay in this week’s calendar. I was completely wiped out by my adventures at Comic Con this past week. One of the absolute highlights of my Con experience was interviewing a few music composers about their work in film and TV shows like Fargo and Hannibal. I had a blast getting into the psyche of the score composer. You can read my take on that (and other panels and press rooms) on the High Voltage website:

Other quick Comic Con highlights were meeting so many amazing fans and new friends, getting to chat with creators and actors in new shows iZombie and Constantine, a signing with author Deborah Harkness, zip-lining through Gotham, panels from Arrow, Penny Dreadful, and The Big Bang Theory, everything Supernatural including meeting the cast and show runner, and nearly running into Orlando Bloom.

Going into this week, I’m not sure how much energy I will have, but here are my musical options:


Monday: It’s a School Night at Bardot f. Samsaya FREE w/ RSVP (8pm)
ALSO: LA Font FREE at The Satellite (11pm)
ALSO: Little Dove, Will and the Won’ts, The Echo and The Sound at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: Island Apollo FREE at Silverlake Lounge (10pm)
ALSO: Zero 1 at The Dragonfly (10pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday at Room 5 f. Sweet Talk Radio, Jesse Thomas, Michael Doman, Joel Eckels and more (8pm)

Tuesday: Deluka at The Troubadour (8:55)
ALSO: Taylor Locke Band at The Good Hurt (9:45)
ALSO: Allison Iraheta + Halo Circus at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Samsaya at Skybar at The Mondrian (8pm)…RSVP required


Weds: Justin Furstenfeld (Blue October) and King Washington at The Hotel Cafe (8, 10)
ALSO: Owenstone at King King (8pm)
ALSO: The Watkins Family Hour at Largo (8:30)
ALSO: Andy Grammer and Tyrone Wells FREE at The Grove (7:30)


Thursday: Foxy Shazam at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) at The Echo (10pm)
ALSO: Javier Dunn at Bootleg HiFi (10:30)
ALSO: Colin Hay at Largo (8:30)


Friday: Popshop West 023 w/ Miniature Tigers, The Griswolds, Finish Ticket (8pm)
ALSO: The Janks, The Diamond Light, and special guests at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Afternoons at Bootleg HiFi (11pm)
ALSO: Kevin Earnest at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)
ALSO: Transfer and Golden State at The Viper Room (8pm)
ALSO: Jay Brannan with Lily Kershaw and Terra Naomi at The Troubadour (8pm)


Saturday: Saint Motel with Irontom and Y Luv at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: The Alternate Routes and Red Wanting Blue at Bootleg HiFi (10, 11)
ALSO: Matt Wertz w/ special guests at the Hotel Cafe (7pm)


Sunday: Matt Wertz with Tyler Lyle and Sara Dee at Saint Rocke (7pm)
ALSO: Mark Ballas, BC Jean, Haley Reinhart, and Dylan Chambers at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)



To Keep in Mind:
August 4th: Matt Wertz at Saint Rocke
August 5th: Emerson Hart and Tony Lucca at The Hotel Café
August 7th/8th: Truth & Salvage Co. at The Hotel Cafe
August 10th: Iron and Wine and Glen Hansard at Hollywood Bowl
August 12th: Dear Boy at The Troubadour
August 12th: NONONO at The Roxy
August 13th: Reignwolf at The Troubadour
August 17th: Dan Wilson at The Federal Bar
August 20th: New Empire at The El Rey
August 21st: Naked and Famous at The Echoplex
August 22nd: Sylvan Esso at The Trouadour
August 23rd-24th: FYF
August 23rd: Lake Street Dive at The Wiltern
August 23rd/24th: Rixton at The El Rey
August 25th: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Hollywood Bowl
August 26th: Youngblood Hawke at Greek Theatre
August 27th: Ed Sheeran at Staples Center
August 30th/31st: Mute Math at Grand Park
September 4th: OK Go at Santa Monica Pier
September 13th: William Beckett at The Roxy
September 14th: The Avett Brothers at Shrine Auditorium
September 15th: You Me at Six, Young Guns, Stars in Stereo at The Troubadour
September 18th: Meg Myers and Irontom at The Echo
September 19th: Kopecky Fmaily Band at The Troubadour
September 20th: Better Than Ezra and Scars on 45 at The House of Blues
September 20th: Anais Mitchell at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
September 20th/21st: Sunset Strip Music Festival
September 25th: Allen Stone at The Mayan
September 25th: Rocco DeLuca & The Burden at The Troubadour
September 26th/27th: Newport Folk Presents Way Over Yonder at Santa Monica Pier
September 28th: The Gaslight Anthem at Hollywood Palladium
September 29th/30th: Sir Sly at The El Rey Theatre
September 30th: Sam Smith at Greek Theatre
October 2nd/3rd: The War on Drugs at Fonda Theatre
October 3rd: Ben Kweller at The Roxy
October 6th: Carbon Leaf at The Roxy
October 6th: Moon Taxi at House of Blues
October 6th: Boy & Bear at Fonda Theatre
October 6th/7th: Lorde at The Greek Theatre
October 8th: twenty one pilots at Hollywood Palladium
October 8th: Sondre Lerche at The Troubadour
October 9th: Wakey! Wakey! at The Roxy
October 9th: Anberlin at House of Blues
October 10th: The Pretty Reckless at The Wiltern
October 16th-18th: Culture Collide Festival
October 16th: Hozier with James Bay at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian
October 18th: Kodaline at The Fonda Theatre
October 22nd: Lewis Watson at The Troubadour
October 27th: Rachael Yamagata at The Troubadour
November 1st: New Politics at The Fonda Theatre
November 14th: Jay Nash at The Hotel Cafe
November 20th: Bastille at Shrine Expo Hall
November 21st/22nd: The Matches at The Troubadour
November 28th: Vance Joy at The Fonda Theatre

~ Kristen