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Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 8/6-8/12

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I’m not exactly in LA his week, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to leave
you all hanging! What show am I most upset about missing? I think it’s a
tie between Monday night at Bardot with Jukebox the Ghost in town and
seeing recent discovery, Thomas Wynn & The Believers for the first time at
Bootleg Bar on Thursday. Then, of course, there is Green Day at The
Echoplex on Monday…

Here’s what else I’d be up to this week if I were in town:

Monday: It’s a School Night at Bardot featuring Jukebox the Ghost and
Garrison Starr (9pm)…free with RSVP
ALSO: Daniel Bedingfield at The Grammy Museum (7:30)
ALSO: Francisco The Man and Chasing Kings FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: Green Day at The Echoplex…tickets go on sale Monday at 10am

Tuesday: Kevin Martin at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: Beachwood’s Summer Piano Bar Sessions FREE at The Piano Bar (8pm)
ALSO: Jesca Hoop at Largo (8pm)

Weds: Langhorne Slim & The Law at The Troubadour (10pm)
ALSO: Makepeace Brothers at WitZend (9pm)
ALSO: Inspired Flight at Zanzibar

Thursday: Thomas Wynn & The Believers at Bootleg Bar (10pm)
ALSO: Terra Naomi and Sonia Rao at WitZend (8,10)
ALSO: Olin & The Moon at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Red Circle Underground at Amplyfi (9:45)

Friday: NO at The Central (10pm)
ALSO: FM Radio and Oak & Gorski at The Hotel Cafe (9, 11:30)
ALSO: Josh Damigo, George Stanford at WitZend (9,11)
ALSO: Lostprophets at The Roxy (10pm)
ALSO: Liam Gerner at The Mint (8pm)
ALSO: Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons and Norah Jones at The Hollywood
Bowl (8pm)
ALSO: Jack White at Shrine Auditorium (8pm)
ALSO: Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies at HOB Sunset
ALSO: Novi Split at Perhrspace (9pm)

Saturday: Maudlin Strangers at The Roxy (8pm)
ALSO: Jack White at Shrine Auditorium (8pm)
ALSO: Stop Motion Poetry at Room 5 (9pm)
ALSO: The Janks at WitZend (10pm)

Sunday: Sharon Van Etten and Andrew Bird at The Greek Theater (7:30)

To Keep in Mind:
August 13th: The Kills at The El Rey
August 13th: Birdy at The Roxy
August 14th: The Dunwells at The Hotel Café
August 14th: Filter at The Roxy
August 16th-18th: SSMF
August 19th: fun. at The Wiltern
August 23rd: Civil Twilight and Morning Parade at The El Rey
August 24th: Truth & Salvage Co. at The Troubadour
August 25th: Charlotte Martin at The Hotel Cafe
August 28th: High Voltage Party at Tripp
September 1st & 2nd: FYF at Downtown LA
September 4th: Gotye at The Greek Theatre
September 9th: The Ataris at The Roxy
September 14th: Teitur at The Hotel Cafe
September 14th: The Hives at The Wiltern
September 22nd: Epicenter at Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre
September 22nd: Sondre Lerche at The Troubadour
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 11th: Awolnation and Imagine Dragons at Club Nokia
October 19th: Tony Lucca at The Roxy
October 19th: Frightened Rabbit at The Troubadour
October 20th: Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers at Saint Rocke
November 2nd: NEEDTOBREATHE at Fox Theater Pomona
November 6th: Jens Lekman at Fonda Theatre

~ Kristen




Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 7/31-8/5

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I know, I know, I’m late. It’s been a very crazy few days for me which is no excuse I’m sure so I’m just going to get down to it…

Tuesday: Neon Trees, Penguin Prison, and JJamz @ House of Blues @730 $22.50-$37.50
AND: Kevin Martin and Carolina Liar @ Griffin @830 $12/$15
AND: Mattson 2 and Penguin Prison (dj set) @ El Dorado @930

Wednesday: The Burning of Rome, Inspired Flight, Kevin Martin, and Italian Japanese @ Belly Up @8 $6

Thursday: Murder By Death and Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons @ Casbah @9 $15
AND: Chris Isaak @ Humphreys
AND: Real Estate @ Belly Up @9 $16
AND: River City @ El Dorado @9 $5 or Free before 1030 w/RSVP

Friday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Anthology @730 $18-$66
AND: Bloodflowers @ Griffin @8 $5

Saturday: Cake @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
AND: SDMA Showcase feat. Cuckoo Chaos, Maren Parusel, and Hills Like Elephants @ Bar Pink @9
AND: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Anthology @730 and 930 $12-$56

Sunday: The Romantics and The Short Eyes @ Belly Up @8 $18/$20
AND: SDMA Showcase feat. The Nervous Wreckords, The Howls, and Grand Tarantula @ Casbah $6
AND: David Ramirez @ Soda Bar @830 $5
AND: Brian McKnight @ Anthology @9 $21-$76

Keep in Mind:
August 5-7- Brian McKnight @ Anthology
August 8th- Jesca Hoop @ Anthology
August 10th- Jack White @ Shrine Auditorium
August 11th- Saint Motel and Italian Japanese @ Casbah
August 13th- Franz Ferdinand @ House of Blues
August 15th- Fun @ SDSU Open Air Theater
August 15th- The Dunwells @ Birch Aquarium at Scripps
August 15th- Alabama Shakes @ Fox Theater
August 15th- The Dunwells @ Birch Aquarium @ Scripps
August 18th- Ben Harper @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
August 18th- The Silent Comedy and Stripes and Lines @ Belly Up
August 18th- Ben Harper @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
August 21st- Civil Twilight @ Belly Up
August 22nd- Civil Twilight @ Belly Up
August 23rd- Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers
August 24th- Cuckoo Chaos @ Casbah
August 30th- Little Hurricane @ Belly Up
September 4th- Gotye @ Greek Theater
September 4th- Slash, Foxy Shazam @ House of Blues
September 7th- Dave Matthews Band @ Cricket
September 8th- The Heavy
September 10th- Linkin Park and Incubus @ Cricket
September 30th- The Shins @ SDSU Open Air Theater
October 2nd- Ed Sheeran @ House of Blues
October 3rd- The Head and The Heart @ Spreckles Theater
October 4th- The Black Keys @ Valley View Casino Center
October 4th- Florence + The Machine @ Cricket Wireless
October 5th- Kimbra @ House of Blues
October 5th- The Milk Carton Kids @ Anthology
October 6th- Dr. Dog @ 4th and B
October 9th- Imagine Dragons and AWOLNATION @ House of Blues
October 13th- Weezer @ Harrahs
October 14th- The Raveonettes @ Belly Up
October 16th- Bombay Bicycle Club @ House of Blues
October 17th- Allen Stone @ Belly Up
October 24th- Matt and Kim @ House of Blues
October 27th- Two Door Cinema Club
December 2nd- Yellowcard @ House of Blues

Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 9/6-9/11

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My apologies for being late with this. I checked the music last night and since SD is is low key, there was only a show or two to be seen but nothing super noteworthy. I did say on our Twitter account (@_localmusicnat) last night that I had a surprise and I didn’t lie… Our friends over at the Belly Up hooked us up and I happen to have a pair (or two) of tickets to give away for Lucas Nelson and Promise of the Real with The Tilt on Sept. 22nd, as well as Mother Hips with Nikki Bluhm and the Gramblers on the 23rd.

Now, if  you or someone you know would like to attend either show, write us on Twitter (@_localmusicnat) and tell us why you should get the tickets!


To the calendar!


Tuesday: Gayle Skidmore, Johnny Corndawg and Tim Easton @ Casbah @9 $10
AND: The Midwinters @ Tin Can Alehouse @10 $5

Wednesday: Matt Curreri @ Belly Up @8 $8

Thursday: San Diego Music Thing Kickoff Party with Telekinesis @ Casbah @9 $12
AND: AWOLNATION with The New Regime and Reason to Rebel @ Belly Up @8 $0.91
AND: The Good Hurt @ Eleven @9 $5
AND: The Silent Comedy (acoustic) @ MOPA @7 $10

Friday: San Diego Music Thing feat. Andy Clockwise, The Silent Comedy, Saint Motel, Little Hurricane, Endoxi, Kevin Martin, Purple Melon, Midnight Rivals, White Apple Tree, Queen Caveat, New Kinetics, Republic of Letters, Youngblood Hawke, Nico Vega, Mattson 2, and so many more!
AND: Assemble the Skyline @ Soma @630 $8

Saturday: San Diego Music Thing feat. Gayle Skidmore, Josh Damigo, Jesse LaMonaca and the Dime Novels, The Heavy Guilt, Inspired Flight, Dead Feather Moon, Cuckoo Chaos, The Nervous Wreckords, The Donkeys, Steve Poltz, Maren Parusel, Dynamite Walls, Writer and more!

Sunday: Givers and Kopecky Family Band @ Casbah @9 $10
AND: The Kills and Mini Mansions @ House of Blues SD @730 $27
AND: Diana Ross @ Pechanga Resort and Casino $85-$120

edit: Sorry about the funky formatting. We did some updating on the backend and it’s been messing things up for me. Hopefully we have it fixed!

Keep in Mind:

September 12th- Hanson @ House of Blues SD @ 7:30 $25-42.50
September 13th- Blue October @ 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 17th- The Bloody Hollies and Low Volts @ Casbah @9 $8
September 18th- Howie Day @ Anthology @9 $10-$39
September 21st Bright Eyes @ Soma @7 $25
September 23rd- Ladytron @ House of Blues SD $25
September 24th- Arctic Monkeys w/ TV on the Radio @ SDSU Open Air Theater
September 24th- Two Door Cinema Club @ House of Blues SD
September 27th- Bush with Chevelle and Filter @ 4th &amp; B @630 $40
September 30th- Portugal. The Man @ House of Blues SD
October 1st- Crocodiles and Dum Dum Girls @ Casbah $14
October 5th- The Naked and Famous @ Belly Up
October 6th- Honda Civic Tour w/ Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, and Matt and Kim @ Cricket Wireless
October 9th- Dawes and Blitzen Trapper @ Belly Up @8 $18 adv/$20 day of
October 11th- Dropkick Murphys @ House of Blues
October 12th- Dropkick Murphys @ House of Blues
October 14th- The Head and the Heart @ House of Blues @7 $17.50 adv/$20 day of
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 26th- Manchester Orchestra @ House of Blues SD
October 30th- Matt Nathanson @ House of Blues SD $23-$40
November 9th- Ra Ra Riot @ Belly Up
November 11th- Thrice @ House of Blues SD
November 16th- The Dirty Heads with Gym Class Heroes @ House of Blues SD
November 20th- Newfound Glory @ House of Blues

Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 5/30-6/5

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Happy Memorial Day! I hope you all are outside enjoying the beautiful sunshine outside! I heard it was a chilly weekend but it’s nice and sunny today! I bet the beaches are packed too!

Buuuuut, we have some fun shows for this week(end)!


Monday: Ryan Blue @ Tin Can Alehouse  @9 $4

Tuesday: One I Red @ Tin Can Alehouse @9 $5
AND: Transfer, The Parlotones and The Daylights @ The Troubadour @8 $12 (I know this is LA but it should be fun!)

Wednesday: Cage the Elephant and Manchester Orchestra @ Soma @ 630 $20
AND: Parade of Lights @ Silverlake Lounge @ 9 (Yes it’s LA again but we love them so!)

Thursday: The Parlotones and The Daylights @ Belly Up @9 $12 adv/$14 day of
AND: Ghost Town Deputies @ Eleven @9 $6
AND: Jamie Drake @ Lestats @9

Friday: Fierce Creatures @ Eleven @ 9 $6
AND: Inspired Flight and Illuminauts @ Casbah $12 adv/$14 day of
AND: Tapedeck Mountain @ Soda Bar @9 $5

Saturday: Fiesta Del Sol w/Dead Feather Moon, The Heavy Guilt, Common Sense and More @ 9am-9pm @ Solana Beach
AND: The Howls, Get Back Loretta, and Skyline Union @ Soda Bar
AND: Echo Revolution and The New Assembly @ Eleven @9 $6
AND: Diego Garcia @ Anthology @930 $10-$17
AND: The New Kinetics @ Tin Can Alehouse @9 $5

Sunday: 94/9 Independence Jam w/Cold War Kids, Peter Bjorn and John, Lykki Li, The Soft Pack, The Silent Comedy, Crocodiles, Band of Skulls, Everest, Low Volts, Surfer Blood, and Heavy Hawaii
AND: Fiesta Del Sol w/Bushwalla, Wild Child, Bedouin Soundclash, and more @ 9am-9pm @ Solana Beach  


Keep in Mind:

June 8th- Adele @ Humphrey’s
June 9th- Mother Mother @ Soda Bar
June 10th- X @ 4th and B
June 11th- Airborne Toxic Event @ House of Blues
June 11th- Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae @ Del Mar Fair
June 17th- Switchfoot @ Del Mar Fair
June 19th- Panic! at the Disco @ House of Blues
June 19th- Hellogoodbye @ Soma @7 $15 adv
June 22nd- Neon Trees @ Del Mar Fair
July 5th- Eddie Vedder @ Copley Symphony Hall
July 6th- Foster the People @ House of Blues $17.50
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 29th- Yuck @ Casbah
August 9th- Vans Warped Tour
August 16th- Death Cab for Cutie @ RIMAC Arena
September 4th- Kings of Leon with Band of Horses @ Cricket Wireless
October 15th- Honda Civic Tour w/ Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, and Matt and Kim @ Cricket Wireless


Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 4/18-4/24

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Well well well. I see you. Yeah you. All of you dragging your butts because it’s Monday. You might even be dragging because you spent your weekend at Coachella. I wish you a happy recovery. Despite you lagging there is a fresh batch of shows this week so pick yourselves up and get yourselves out the door. And I say that with love 🙂


Monday: The Daylights and Andrew Ripp @ Casbah @9 $10
AND: White Arrows and Those Darlins @ Soda Bar @9 $10

Tuesday: The New Regime and Tender Box @ Casbah @9 $7
AND: Local Brews and Local Grooves @ House of Blues SD

Wednesday: Plan B @ U-31 @9 $FREE
AND: Fake Problems @ Casbah @9 $10
AND: Madhouse w/Inspired Flight @ Belly Up @8 $10 adv/$12 day of

Thursday: Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ Eleven @9 $8

Friday: Gregory Page @ Lestats @9
AND: Vokab Kompany @ Belly Up @9 $13 adv/$15 day of

Saturday: Kellen Malloy @ Lestats @9

Sunday: The Head and the Heart @ Casbah @9 $12
AND: Gregory Allen Isakov @ Lestats @9


Keep in Mind:

April 28th- Joe Purdy and Milk Carton Kids @ Belly Up @ 8 $15/adv/$17 day of
April 28th- Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Casbah
April 28th- Greg Laswell @ Anthology @930 $10-28
April 29th- Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Anthology
May 2nd- TV on the Radio @ 4th & B
May 3rd- James Blunt @ Humphreys
May 6th- Ghostland Observatory @ 4th & B
May 6th- Chris Cornell @ Humphreys
May 6th- Fleet Foxes @ Spreckles Theater
May 7th- The Raveonettes @ Belly Up
May 11th- Bayside and Silverstein @ Soma @6 $18
May 12th- Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Casbah
May 13th- Pinback @ Belly Up
May 16th- Black Angels @ Belly Up
May 21st- System of a Down @ Cricket Wireless Ampitheatre
June 1st- Cage the Elephant and Manchester Orchestra @ Soma @ 630 $20
June 8th- Adele @ Humphrey’s
June 11th- Airborne Toxic Event @ House of Blues
June 11th- Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae @ Del Mar Fair
June 17th- Switchfoot @ Del Mar Fair
June 19th- Panic! at the Disco @ House of Blues
June 22nd- Neon Trees @ Del Mar Fair
July 5th- Eddie Vedder @ Copley Symphony Hall
July 27th- Indigo Girls @ Humphrey’s
August 9th- Vans Warped Tour


Amanda’s SD Show Calendar 2/21-2/27

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Hey look at that… not only is it Monday again, but the skies are blue! No more crazy rain (not till later this week, at least). How did all of you fare with that crazy weather? I stayed in, made some chai, and made macaroni and cheese. Also, there was a lot of blanket snuggling involved. Ha ha.

We have a packed week with lots of good stuff. Be sure and go out at least once this week 🙂

Monday: Swim Party @ Casbah @9 $5

Tuesday: Honey Honey, Red Cortez and Everest @ Casbah @9 $8
AND: Bob Schneider @ Anthology @730 $10-$19
AND: Emersen @ Tin Can Alehouse @9 $5

Wednesday: Inspired Flight and Beats Antique @ Belly Up @9 $17 adv/$19 day of
AND: The Flowertheif @ Soda Bar $5
AND: Killola @ Bar Pink @9
ANDL Sebadoh @ Casbah @9 $15 adv/$17 day of
AND: Jackson Price @ Lestats @9

Thursday: Longstay @ Belly Up @8 $8
AND: Sick of Sarah @ Bar Pink @930
AND: Albatross @ Ruby Room @9
AND: Parker Ainsworth @ Lestats @9
AND: Laura Gibson and Rocky Votolato @ Casbah @ 9 $12 adv/$14 day of

Friday: Midnight Rivals @ Eleven Bar @9 $8
AND: The New Kinetics and Jackson Price @ Ruby Room @9
AND: The Howls and The Love Language @ Casbah @9 $10

Saturday: Jamestown Revival and Republic of Letters @ Casbah @9 $8
AND: Red Pony Clock @ Tin Can Alehouse @9 $5
AND: Cash’d Out @ Belly Up @9 $16 adv/$18 day of
AND: Fever Sleeves @ Soma @8 $10

Sunday: Rest up!

Keep in Mind:

March 1st- Everest @ Casbah
March 2nd- Crystal Castles @ House of Blues SD
March 3rd- The Silent Comedy @ The Casbah
March 3rd- Circa Survive and Thrice @ Soma @7 $20March 8th- Everest @ Casbah
March 10th- Louis XIV, Lesands, and Hot Moon @ Fluxx
March 12th- San Diego IndieFest
March 13th- San Diego IndieFest
March 29th- Fitz and the Tantrums @ Belly Up
April 3rd- A Rocket to the Moon, Valencia, and Anarbor @ Soma @630 $13 adv.
April 8th- Rise Against w/Bad Religion @ RIMAC Arena- UCSD
April 9th- Pete Yorn @ House of Blues
May 6th- Chris Cornell @ Humphreys
May 6th- Fleet Foxes @ Spreckles Theater

Amanda’s Show Calendar 12/27-1/2

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Hey cool cats! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Mine was lovely except for the fact that I got sick. Hence the later than normal post (I’ve been sleeping off and on all day today). Either way, it’s just about time for the new year! Can I ask you something on a serious note? Where did this year go? I mean, it seems like it wasn’t that long ago that I was trapsing around in LA for the new year and now that time is upon us once again. And with it, comes a fresh batch of shows, bands, and new loves.

Monday: Open Mic @ Bar Eleven

Tuesday: Winter Jubilee @ The Casbah w/ The Smart Bros., Gregory Page, John Meeks, Miss Erika Davies and more! @9 $12
AND: Cracker @ The Belly Up @8 $20 adv/$22 day of

Wednesday: Wendy Bailey @ Ruby Room
AND: Yard Dogs Road Show @ The Belly Up @ 9 $17 adv/$19 day of

Thursday: Inspired Flight @ The Casbah @9 $10 adv/$12 day of
AND: The Bloodflowers @ Soda Bar @9 $3
AND: Gregory Page @ The Office @9

Friday: Transfer @ The Casbah @10 $20 adv/$25 day of
AND: The Zeros and New Mexico @ Bar Eleven @ 9 $13 adv/$15 day of
AND: Endoxi @ Hennesseys @9 $no cover before 10 pm
AND: Crocodiles @ Soda Bar @9 $12

Saturday: Gregory Page Show @ Lestats @9 $?

Sunday: Rest up!

Keep in Mind:
January 6th- A Scribe Amidst the Lions @ The Casbah
January 11th- 30 Seconds to Mars @ House of Blues San Diego
January 12th- 30 Seconds to Mars @ House of Blues San Diego
January 19th- Buckcherry @ 4th & B
January 29th- Underoath, Thursday, A Skylit Drive, Animals as Leaders @ Soma @7 $20