What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (June 11 – 17, 2012)

The Drowning Men at Belly Up – Photo: Sergio Garcia

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know if we missed something good.

= Top Picks

Click on the venue links to buy tickets and for more info. Set times are added to the show list if and when we receive them and are subject to change.

 

MONDAY – June 11, 2012

  •  (FREE) Pyyramids, Broken Anchor, Sea of Bees, Viva Modula, Mmoths @ Bardot
  •  Brandi Carlile@ the Grammy Museum
  •   (FREE) ESP, Dreamers, Hecuba, MIDI Matilda @ The Echo
  •   (FREE) JJAMZ, Monte Mar, The New Limb, Busy Living @ The Satellite
  • (FREE) Shai Hulud,Soul Search,The Sparring, Rejected Allies,Plagues @ Slidebar
  • (FREE) The Colourist 10pm, Blondfire 11pm, Daniel Bedingfield 9pm, Red Circle Underground 12am @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Time and Energy, Flying Hand, Japanties, Electric Pyre @ Detroit Bar
  • NASA Space Universe @ Pehrspace
  • Action Bronson @ Constellation Room (The Observatory) 
  • French Quarter, Emperor X, Keychain, And Martin @ The Smell
  • Frank Fairfield @ Redwood Bar
  • Cosmic Slop @ Alex’s Bar
  • Mansions on The Moon,Of Verona,Ancient Lasers @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • The Public Trust 1115pm,Van Marter Project 1015pm,The Stanleys 915pm,Sanguin/Drake 815pm @ The Viper Room
  • Helen Chance 8pm,Juliet Weybret 845pm,Nicki Bove 945 pm @ The Mint
  • Jason Joseph & The Spectacular 10pm,Brandon Coleman 9pm,Bravesoul 8pm,Dana Williams 7pm @ Hotel Cafe

TUESDAY – June 12, 2012

  •   The Tallest Man On Earth, Strand of Oaks @ The Wiltern
  •   Van Halen, Kool & The Gang @ Honda Center
  •   (FREE) Motion City Soundtrack 6:30pm@ Amoeba Music- Hollywood
  •   Neighbors 930pm, The Peach Kings 1030pm, Squarefish 830pm, Frank and Derold 8pm @ Bootleg Bar
  •   Nite Jewel, Paradise, Nicholas Krgovich @ The Echo
  •  Tenlons Fort,Frank Lenz,Xander Smith,Olentangy John @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • (FREE) Warships 10pm, Western Scene 11pm,DJ Six.Seven @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • (FREE) Matt Kollar and the Angry Mob, Gardner’s Logic, Fellow Bohemian, Big Monsta @ Detroit Bar
  • The Magician , Cassian, Plastic Plates @ Dim Mak Studios
  • (FREE) Mac McCaughan (of Superchunk) 7pm @ Origami Vinyl
  • The Life and Times, Ume, Census (feat. Nathan Aguilar and Marc Deriso of Cults) @ The Satellite
  • Dirty Ed Tuesdays,Somos Mysteriosos, The Gypz @ Redwood Bar
  • Shawn Colvin w/ Buddy Miller, Viktor Krauss & Amy Cook @ El Rey Theatre
  • (FREE) The Reflexx @ Slidebar
  • (FREE) Hell or Highwater @ Constellation Room (The Observatory)
  • RocKimera 12am,Dave Edery 1120pm,The Glombies 1030pm,Inside The Black 940pm,There Be Lions 850pm,Hudson Henry 8pm @ The Viper Room
  • Midnight Mirage,Boheme @ The Mint
  • Kate Miller Haidke 8pm,Boys School 10pm,Mighty Forces 11pm,We Are The West 9pm,All Spots To Black 7pm @ Hotel Cafe

WEDNESDAY-June 13, 2012

THURSDAY – June 14, 2012

FRIDAY – June 15, 2012

SATURDAY – June 16, 2012

SUNDAY – June 17, 2012

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