Rocktober may be coming to a close but there’s no room for sadness and concert withdrawals this November because there’s still a plethora of great live music to experience in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. Check out living legend Morrissey at Bren Events Center in Irvine or transport yourself to the ’90s by seeing the epic return of Temple of the Dog at The Forum in Inglewood or indulge your indie pop-rock sweet tooth with a glittery performance by The Naked and Famous at Fox Theater Pomona. Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA is also taking place this month and features a multitude of fantastic acts that make it feel like it’s already holiday season in Los Angeles. So celebrate and treat yo self to an early gift or two, or three and see Sunflower Bean with SadGirl at The Roxy, Bob Moses at The Wiltern, Empress Of at Club Bahia, and Aurora at The Fonda, just to name a few. Read on for more top concert picks!
November 1 — Caspian at Teragram Ballroom
Instrumental rock group Caspian have embraced a very expansive, free form sound that can be heard on their latest single “Castles High, Marble Bright,” and their reflective 2015 album Dust and Disquiet. Experience it live when the Massachusetts band rolls through Los Angeles at the top of this month. Post-rock outfit The Appleseed Cast support.
November 2 — Sunflower Bean with SadGirl at The Roxy
November concert season in Los Angeles is truly something to celebrate and look forward to because it means Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA is bringing the best and brightest up-and-coming bands to town. Psychedelic laced dream-pop trio Sunflower Bean tops that list and we expect them to deliver another rousing set of thrash and warm fuzzies that will give you all the feels. Opening acts are lo-fi surf-wop group SadGirl and atmospheric shoe-gazers Candace.
November 3 & 4 — Dillon Francis & Flosstradamus at Shrine Expo Hall
Electronic dance music adventure awaits! Los Angeles producer/DJ extraordinaire Dillion Francis is teaming up with fellow electronic superstar duo Flosstradamus for a non-stop dance party. Get down and enjoy yourself to the bumpin’ sounds as heard on Francis’ latest single “Anywhere” featuring talented vocalist Will Heard and Flosstradamus’ most recent hit “Come Up.”
November 3 — Andra Day at The Belasco
Knockout vocalist and performer Andra Day is ready to unleash her soul/r&b musical prowess when her Cheers To The Fall tour comes to town for one very special performances at The Belasco. Hear captivating tracks such as “Forever Mine” and “Rise Up” live. Arrive early and hear the next generation of up-and-coming voices when Beyoncé protégés Chloe and Halle Bailey share enchanting songs such as “Fall” off their debut EP Sugar Symphony.
November 4 — Bob Moses at The Wiltern
Like we said, Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA keeps the musical juices flowing in LA throughout November. One of the hottest shows on the bill? Bob Moses! The duo is comprised of high school friends Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, whose friendship has blossomed into a full blown alt-electronic/deep house music experience. In just a few short years they’ve have released several EPs, played massive festivals such as Ultra and Coachella and even performed on The Ellen Show! Earlier this year they released a special Never Enough edition of their 2015 album Days Gone By, which features highlights such as re-mixes by A-Trak, RAC and more, bonus tracks and even live versions of hits such as “Tearing Me Up” and “Before I Fall.”
November 4 — Kinky at The Echoplex
Alternative rockers Kinky hail from Monterrey, Mexico and they’ve been blazing a bold musical trail for Mexican and Latin American rock music since their inception in 2001. Los Angeles fans can expect an explosive live performance and a stream of quality hits in both English and Spanish that run the gamut of their discography — from their self-titled debut to their latest release 2014’s MTV Unplugged album.
November 4 — Ty Segall at Masonic Lodge
Guitarist and singer-songwriter Ty Segall is a jack of all trades and hometown hero of the highest order. He is constantly selling out gigs whether it be solo or with his various multitude of musical groups such as the Muggers or GØGGS. Don’t miss this intimate, acoustic Ty Segall show at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever this month. King Tuff (solo) and The Cairo Gang (solo) support.
November 4 — Napalm Death with The Black Dahlia Murder at The Regent
Something wicked this way comes! Death metal giants Napalm Death are hitting the road for a three week tour with melodic death metal cohorts The Black Dahlia Murder and they are ready to slaughter it live at The Regent! Expect to hear tracks from Napalm Deaths’ newest album, Apex Predator – Easy Meat. Misery Index and Abnormality support.