40 Best Los Angeles Concerts This November


Iceage_Photo by Trish Reyes
 Iceage – Photo by Trish Reyes

Rocktober is gearing up to go out with a bang and the month has been a whirlwind of spectacular and spooktacular shows. November may not be quite as jam packed as October but we are counting our lucky stars because there’s still a plethora of great concerts scheduled to rock our world this month. From hip-hop carnival Camp Flog Gnaw to Downtown Festival dance party featuring Yacht to the mystifying psych rock of Australia’s Tame Impala, and the list goes on. There’s plenty to be thankful for this November concert season, and to that we say Amen!

Nov. 1 — Marilyn Manson — The Roxy Theatre
Shock rocker and cult phenom Marilyn Manson is set to headline two nights at the Roxy Theatre. He recently made a twitter announcement that his new album is prepared for landing, so expect to hear some heavy new tunes live!
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Nov. 1 & 2 — Iceage — The Echo
We last caught Denmark’s post-punk heroes Iceage tearing it up at Culture Collide last year. Now the group is back in Los Angeles for another stunning performance at the Echo. Supporting acts are Helm, Rakta and Flesh World.
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Nov. 1 & 2  Hard Day of the Dead  The Fairplex in Pomona
Hard Day of the Dead is the premier electronic music event of the year. The ridiculously good lineup this year includes performances from Knife Party, Deadmau5 B2B Eric Prydz, Pretty Lights, Calvin Harris, Zedd, Bassnectar, Diplo and more. Get ready to dance ’til you drop!
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Nov. 2 — Mark Lanegan Band – El Rey Theatre
Mark Lanegan Band are touring in support of their new full length album, Phantom Radio, featuring the dark and deliciously eerie “Floor of the Ocean.” Opening up this special night of music is the always entertaining Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss and Lyenn. Don’t miss out!
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Nov. 3 — Electric Youth — The Roxy
Toronto and L.A. based heart-melting synth pop duo Electric Youth released their new album, Innerworld, this September on Secretly Canadian/Last Gang Records and it was so stellar that we  featured it in our Hot Band Alert. Prepare to be wowed! Opening the night is Midnight Faces.
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Nov. 4 — Courtney Barnett with San Fermin — El Rey Theatre
We recently interviewed Australian songwriter, storyteller and founder of Milk! Records Courtney Barnett. We couldn’t be more psyched that she is set to grace the El Rey Theatre stage alongside baroque pop group San Fermin this month, as part of the Red Bull Sound Select series, 30 Days in LA.
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Nov. 6 — Julie Ruin — The Troubadour
Punk feminist icon and former member of Bikini Kill Kathleen Hanna’s newest band The Julie Ruin is set to headline the Troubadour this month. All ye rebels, get ready for a raucous and riotous night of music! Supporting acts are Diana and Bad Girlfriend.
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Fool's Gold_Photo by Farah Sosa
Fool’s Gold – Photo by Farah Sosa

Nov. 7 — Fool’s Gold — The Echo
Los Angeles afro-beat indie pop outfit Fool’s Gold recently released a new single, “I’m in Love,” and we are in love with them! Looking forward to see what other new tunes and tricks the band has up their sleeves. Supporting acts are Mosco Rosco and GNTMLN.
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Nov. 7 Rhye  The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian
Prepare to groove to the sensual indie r&b of Los Angeles based duo Rhye. The fabulous two are playing just a handful of Southern California dates – so don’t miss out! Their 2013 album release, Woman, is available now on Innovative Leisure and it was so smoking we featured it in our Hot New Music album reviews. Supporting act is Lo-fang.
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Nov. 7 & 8 — Downtown Festival — The Regent
NYC’s Downtown Records curated a two day festival of music and fun back in 2011 that has now spread to five cities nationwide, including Los Angeles.  Get psyched because the lineup for this year’s event includes performances from YACHT, Connan Mockasin, Jerome LOL, BEGINNERS, Lydia Ainsworth, Corners, Sage Caswell and more special guests TBA.
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Nov. 8 — Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival  — The Park at L.A. Coliseum
The hip hop carney known as Camp Flog Gnaw will be bumpin’ all day long at The Park at L.A. Coliseum this month. This is the festival’s third year running and you won’t want to miss out on performances from Pharrell Williams, Tyler, The Creator, Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson and more! There will also be games, prizes, food trucks and live skating.
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Nov. 8 & 9 — Slowdive — The Theatre at Ace Hotel
Shoegaze stalwarts Slowdive are bringing their nostalgic act to The Theatre at Ace Hotel for two back to back nights of music. The band’s reunion tour (it’s been 20 years!) is running strong and it’s been well worth the wait! Low opens Saturday night and The Tyde opens Sunday night.
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Nov. 9 & 10 — Mac DeMarco — Fonda Theatre
We last caught Mac DeMarco’s charismatic and action packed performances at the Fonda and FYF (where even the security guards were wildin’ out!) earlier this year and are super stoked that he’s back to rock our world. Chris Cohen and DJ Douggpound open Sunday night and WAND and Dinner open Monday night.
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Nov. 10 — PPL MVR — Echoplex
We witnessed Los Angeles’ PPL MVR make metal arrangements with vocoder vocals rock, whilst dressed up in freaky monkey outfits, at this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival. Now the group is ready to blow your mind with a headlining show at the Echoplex. Don’t miss out!
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Nov. 10 — The Wytches — Los Globos
Reverb drenched fuzz punks The Wytches released their debut album, Annabel Dream Reader, this past August via Partisan Records. The Brighton, UK trio recently wrapped a tour opening up for Cloud Nothings and Metz and now they’re set to headline Los Globos. Get up close and personal with The Wytches! Special guests TBA.
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Nov. 10 & 11 — Shakey Graves — El Rey Theatre
Indie roots rocker Shakey Graves is touring North America in support of his newest album, And The War Came. You can bet your britches you’ll hear some new tunes live! Opening acts are Rayland Baxter and Esme Patterson.
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Tame Impala – Photo by Dominoe Farris-Gilbert

Nov. 12 — Tame Impala — Shrine Auditorium
Australian psych rockers Tame Impala are so badass that even Arctic Monkeys have covered one of their songs (“Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”). The group knocked our socks off last year when opening for The Flaming Lips and White Denim and we’re all revved up to see them headline The Shrine this year. Supporting act is Delicate Steve.
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Nov. 12 — Run The Jewels — The Glass House
Run the Jewels aka the masterful hip hop duo of El-P and Killer Mike are set to headline the Glass House this month.They just released their sophomore album RTJ2 on Mass Appeal Records and it’s no doubt you’ll hear some killer new tracks, such as, “Blockbuster Night Part 1,” live!
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Nov. 12 — Wovenhand — Jewels Catch One
Alt-country rockers Wovenhand entranced us last year with their ever expanding melodies and sounds from their 2012 release, The Laughing Stalk. The band is touring in support of their new album, Refractory Obdurate, and there’s no telling what kind of wondrous neo-folk songs will be at the forefront of their performance a year later. Supporting acts are King Dude, Pontiak and Spencer Moody.
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Nov. 12 — Twin Peaks — The Echo
Denver rock n’ rollers Twin Peaks impressed us last year with their opening slot for Palma Violets. Now the group is back to rock your face with a headlining show at the Echo this month. Kicking off this wild night of music are Meatbodies, Criminal Hygiene and Modern Vices. Get ready to shred!
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Nov. 14 — J Mascis — The Echo
Dinosaur Junior front man J. Mascis is currently touring in North America in support of his 2014 Sub Pop Records release, Tied to a Star. The indie rock veteran can certainly hold his own and he’s bound to do just that with this badass solo set at The Echo. Kicking off this special evening of music is Luluc.
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Nov. 14 — DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 — The Regent
Toronto rock duo Death From Above 1979 are touring in support of their 2014 album release The Physical World, with a special stop at The Regent in Los Angeles. Expect to hear new tunes, such as hit single, “Trainwreck 1979,” live!
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Nov. 14 — Crushed Out — The Satellite
Honky tonk surf punk duo Crushed Out always crush it live with their infectious, high energy performances. Grimy Goods presented their show last year at The Satellite and we are stoked that they are back to give another off the charts rock n’ roll show! The band’s new album Teeth is available now – so expect to hear some new tunes live. Opening act is Celestial Shore.
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Nov. 14 — Flying Lotus — The Wiltern
Experimental electronic, hip-hop artist Flying Lotus just released his new album, You’re Dead, on Warp Records. Standout single, “Never Catch Me” featuring Kendrick Lamar is making radio rounds and seems to be propelling this indie artist into the mainstream. Catch him before he blows up! Supporting act is Thundercat.
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The Presets – Photo by Monique Hernandez

Nov. 15 — The Presets — The Regent
The Check Yo Ponytail Tour will be blazing through Los Angeles this month with a highly anticipated stop at The Regent, featuring Australian electronic maestros The Presets at the helm. Supporting acts LE1F, Chela, and Franki Chan also take to the stage for one helluva rager!
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Nov. 17 – 19 — Lucero — The Echo
Memphis’ bohemian country-soul punks Lucero know how to bring a foot-stompin’ good time to the stage. The band’s newest EP Texas & Tennessee is available now on ATO Records and they are bringing their By The Seat of Our Pants Tour to The Echo stage for three back to back nights!
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Nov. 19 — Cold Specks — The Echo
Cold Specks played alongside Moby last year and now the enchanting Canadian singer-songwriter is set to headline The Echo for an intimate performance. Her 2014 album release, Neuroplasticity, features addictive tracks, “Bodies at Bay,” and “Absisto,” and you can bet you’ll hear the new tunes live. Kicking off the night are The Domestics and Banta.
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Nov. 20 — Cold War Kids — The Regent
Los Angeles indie soul rockers Cold War Kids are hometown heroes. The band is touring in support of their fifth full-length studio album, Hold My Home, and we welcome them back with open arms for what’s bound to be one helluva show at The Regent. Supporting act is Avid Dancer.
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Nov. 20 — Future Islands — Wiltern
Baltimore synth-pop outfit Future Islands have wowed us many times over with their tremendously charismatic live performances. This special headlining show at the Wiltern, is a part of the Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in LA series, and we couldn’t be more stoked to dance the night away again! Supporting acts are Rose Quartz and SPEAK.
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Nov. 20 — Sky Ferreira with Cherry Glazerr — Belasco
Sultry pop singer Sky Ferreira is touring world wide in support of her debut studio album Night Time, My Time and makes a special stop in Los Angeles with a headlining show at the Belasco Theater downtown. Mark your calendars and prepare for musical seduction! Supporting act is Cherry Glazerr.
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Nov. 20 — James Vincent McMorrow — The Theatre at Ace Hotel
Soulful, heartfelt, Irish – these are just some of the things that we love about singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow. This strapping lad is touring in support of his sophomore effort, Post Tropical. A deluxe edition of the heartfelt album is due out Nov. 10th – and we bet you’ll be swooning to the new songs live! Supporting act is Moors.
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Nov. 21 — Kurt Vile & The Violators — First Unitarian Church
Philadelphia guitarist, singer-songwriter Kurt Vile and his band The Violators create timeless tunes with pure, unadulterated rock n’ roll energy. Their newest album Wakin’ on a Pretty Daze is out now on Matador Records and the band is scheduled to play a very special show at the First Unitarian Church with support from Little Tybee and Air Review. Don’t miss it!
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The Blood Brothers_Photo by Monique Hernandez
The Blood Brothers – Photo by Monique Hernandez

Nov. 21  The Blood Brothers  The Observatory in Santa Ana
The Blood Brothers reunited (and it felt so good!) at FYF this year for a standout performance and we highly recommend that you catch their headlining show at The Observatory in Santa Ana this month. Re-live the magic or experience it for the first time, and in other words, get your ass to this show! Supporting act is Dunes.
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Nov. 21 & 22 — FKA Twigs — The Regent
English singer-songwriter and dancer FKA Twigs is a wonder to listen to and watch. We couldn’t be more excited that she is touring in support of her slick debut album, LP1, (out now on indie label Young Turks) which features a brand spanking new video of the track, “Video Girl.” Get lost in the wonderful world of FKA Twigs!
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Nov. 24  Common  House of Blues Sunset Strip
Grammy Award winning, celebrated hip-hop artist Common is touring in support of his new album, Nobody’s Smiling. He will no doubt be busting out sleek rhymes and mad swagger at his headlining show at the House of Blues Sunset Strip. Swoon and sway to the new tracks live! Opening act is Jay Electronica.
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Nov. 25 — Mr. Little Jeans — The Troubadour
The gorgeous electro-pop singer Monica Birkenes, better known by the moniker Mr. Little Jeans, was featured on our Recommended Album Streams, for her fantastic, long-awaited debut album, Pocketknife. We highly recommend you check her out live! Opening act is We Are Twin.
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Nov. 26 — Circa Survive with Title Fight — Fox Theater Pomona
Last year we caught Pennsylvania prog-rockers Circa Survive bringing down the house with a packed show that had every audience member rocking out in a perfect musical moment. The band is touring with Title Fight in support of their forthcoming release, Descensus, due out November 24th via Sumerian Records. Get in the pit and thrash to the new songs live! Tera Melos open.
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Nov. 29 — OBN III with Pampers — Los Globos
Austin garage rockers OBN III bring it raw and heavy with their raging guitar fueled jams and carnal energy. We couldn’t get enough of their single, “No Time For Blues,” off their third full-length album, Third Time to Harm, released this past May. Expect a mind-blowing, head-banging set! Supporting acts are Pampers, Rough Kids and Zig Zags.
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Nov. 29 — OFF! — The Echo
Hardcore punk shredders OFF! recently released their third studio album, Wasted Years, and they sure know how to rip live. Their special brand of rowdy, raucous punk with a sense of humor is always fun to headbang to and it’s irresistible not to jump in the pit. Off! are scheduled to play a handful of Southern California dates this Fall, so don’t miss out on their headlining show at The Echo. Opening acts are NASA Space Universe and Gay Kiss.
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Nov. 29 — Chet Faker — Mack Sennett Studios
Australia’s downtempo electronic breakthrough artist Chet Faker is touring in support of his debut album release, Built on Glass, available now via Downtown Records/Future Classic. Get to know Chet up close and personal with an intimate performance at the unique, Los Angeles landmark space Mack Sennett Studios. Opening acts are James Supercave and denitia and sene.
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