What Shows Are Going On This Week In LA (Aug. 9– 15, 2010)

Photo: Matt Draper/Hollowed-Eyed Photos

♥ = Top Picks

MONDAY – August 9, 2010

  • ♥ (FREE) Fol Chen, Learning Music, LESANDSA @TheEchoLA
  • ♥ (FREE) Voxhaul Broadcast, Robotanists @ Bardot
  • (FREE) Rye Douglas & The Echo Sounding, White Apple Tree, We are the Pilots, Inkblots
  • ♥ (FREE) White Arrows, Lost in the Trees, Wait.Think.Fast, Tomorrow’s Tulips, Vanaprasta @SpacelandLA
  • Twilight Sleep, Kissing Cousins, Electric Owls, Modern Machines @FoldSilverlake Lounge
  • Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers, Vagrant Valley, Erin McLaughlin @BootlegTheater
  • Essay, Aunt Dracula, Amir Coyle w/ special appearance by Jamaica Man @Pehrspace
  • New Music Monday w/ Devin Sarno, Bobb Bruno, Kandyce and the Killdozer, HowardaMB @EchoCurio

TUESDAY – August 10, 2010

  • ♥ The Joy Formidable @ Detroit Bar
  • Total Abuse (Austin, TX) RATS EYES (member of The Locust from SD) Semen Sundae (ex-member of Business Lady from Paris, France) Spider Fever @ The Smell
  • Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars @ Saint Rocke
  • The Neighborhood Bullies, Spumco Bastards, Witchburn @ Redwood Bar
  • Smog Sessions with Truth, Machete, Deco, Kemst @ Echo
  • The Black Watch, CMG & We Are the Night, Molecules International, Don MCGlashan @ Spaceland
  • Lost in the Trees @ Amoeba (7pm)

WEDNESDAY – August 11, 2010

  • ♥ Empire of the Sun with DJ I.Ball appearing from Empire Radio @ Music Box (SOLD OUT)
  • ♥ Rebirth Brass Band w/ DJ Quickie Mart @ The Mint
  • ♥ Joy Formidable w/ Division Day @BOOTLEGtheater
  • Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with TD Lind and Amy Cook @ El Rey Theatre
  • Bandito Royale, Jack Fris Radio Choir, Moan Red Land, Recordable Colors @ Spaceland
  • Dub Club with DJs: Viernes13, The Hashishans @ Echoplex/Echo
  • Vans Warped Tour 2010 w/ Alkaline Trio , Reel Big Fish , Anti-Flag , Andrew W.K. and more @ Pomona Fairplex
  • Rush @ Gibson Ampitheatre
  • ♥ BB King & Buddy Guy @ Hollywood Bowl
  • ♥ Joan Jett & Blackhearts w/ Cherie Currie @ Pacific Ampitheatre at the OC Fair
  • Hello Seahorse  @ The Conga Room

THURSDAY – August 12, 2010

  • ♥ Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal @ Club Nokia (SOLD OUT)
  • ♥ My Morning Jacket w/ Avi Buffalo @ Greek Theatre
  • ♥ B.B. King & Buddy Guy @ San Manuel Indian Bingo Casino
  • Empire of the Sun with DJ I.Ball appearing from Empire Radio @ Music Box (SOLD OUT)
  • Tokyo Police Club with Freelance Whales and Arkells @ El Rey Theatre (SOLD OUT)
  • The Spooks, Tijuana Panthers, Wounded Lion @ Prospector
  • Spaceland Under the Stars with Gamble House @ Pershing Square (7pm)
  • Rebirth Brass Band w/ DJ Quickie Mart @ The Mint
  • LILA NELSON, SONS OF AUGUST, DRUNK ON CRUTCHES @ Silverlake Lounge
  • Johnny Echols and Love revisited, The Commotions as the B-52s, The Black Apples @ Alex’s Bar
  • Soundcrash with Blu, Blackbird, Thavius Beck, Ras G, Zackey Force, Funk, Kofi, Teebs @ Echo
  • AWOLNATION, War Tapes, Moostache, Full Force Rising @ The Viper Room
  • Dag Nabbit Stubs, Threeway, Matt Kurtz One @ Spaceland
  • WJM Presents Elina, Angie Mattson, Jeffertitti’s Nile, Jesus Makes the Shotgun Sound @ Redwood Bar
  • Coheed and Cambria w/Porcupine Tree @ Wiltern

FRIDAY – August 13, 2010

  • ♥ Empire of the Sun with DJ I.Ball appearing from Empire Radio @ Music Box (SOLD OUT)
  • ♥ Wild Beasts  with The Mimicking Birds and Lone Wolf @ El Rey Theatre
  • ♥ Wavves with The Growlers, Crystal Antlers, Abe Vigoda, Comadre, The Glasses, Animalitos, Lovely Bad Things @ The Glass House
  • Mississippi Man, Rumspringa, 1000 Watt Stare, Fim @ Alex’s Bar
  • Pizza!, Aunt Dracula (Philadelphia, PA) Atole (Portland, OR) Laco$te @ The Smell
  • Thee Undertakers, Bonsai, Pubic Zirconians @ Redwood Bar
  • Aterciopelados Pilar Diaz Red Cortez @ The Troubadour
  • Torches in Trees, Go West Young Man, Waterlaso @ Echo
  • These United States, Or, The Whale, Electric Owls @ Spaceland
  • THE DOLLYROTS, GET SET GO, INGENUE @ Bootleg Theatre
  • Natalie Merchant @ Orpheum Theatre
  • Ataris @ Whiskey
  • Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ Pacific Ampitheatre at OC Fair
  • Rush @ Verizon Wireless Ampitheater
  • Weird Al Yankovic @ Pacific Ampitheatre at OC Fair

SATURDAY – August 14, 2010

  • ♥ Yoshida Brothers @ El Rey Theatre
  • ♥ (FREE) 2010 Vice Photo Show Featuring Jerry Hsu, Alex Olson, Patrick O’ Dell & More!
  • ♥ (FREE) Bloom Fest with Red Cortez, Vanaprasta, Restavrant, My Pet Saddle & More!
  • ♥ Empire of the Sun with DJ I.Ball appearing from Empire Radio @ Music Box (SOLD OUT)
  • ♥ Superhumanoids, Woah Hunx, Fart Barf, Random Patterns & More @ Junction Block (1637 N. Spring St.)
  • (FREE) Mississippi Man, Red Cortez, We Barbarians, The Union Line @ The Lab
  • Hercules and Love Affair, DJ Paul V. @ Echoplex
  • Street Dogs with The Stitches Chaser Disgustingtons @ The Glass House
  • ♥ Seu Jorge and ALMAZ @ Club Nokia
  • THE UPSIDEDOWN, (Portland) MAGIC MIRROR, 1776 (Portland) @ Bootleg Theater
  • Upstart and Afro Beatdown @ Prospector
  • Funky Sole @ Echo
  • Billy Idol  @ Hollywood Palladium
  • Hillbilly Jeff’s Burleyesque Show w/ The Sidewynders & The Blue Collar Combo @ Redwood Bar
  • Ema and the Ghosts (Birthday Show) @ Pehrspace
  • Innerds (members of The Locust and Sleeping People from SD) 2 Up (Tokyo, Japan) Upsilon Acrux Hiking (member of Bipolar Bear) @ The Smell
  • Rasputina, Larkin Grimm @ The Troubadour
  • Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders, Dirty Birdy, Our Hospitality, The Band of Heathens, Paul Chesne @ The Viper Room
  • Puffy Areolas, Zig Zags, Kill Kill KIll, Exploding Flowers @ Spaceland
  • Los Lonely Boys  @ The Greek Theatre
  • (ART) Unique LA: Independent Design & Gift Show @ The Lab

SUNDAY – August 15, 2010

  • ♥ The Spits, Personal & The Pizzas, Slab City, The Anomalys @ Spaceland
  • ♥ FREE FOR ALL w/ Akron Family, Langhorne Slim, Active Child and more! @ echoplex (4:00 pm) RSVP here
  • Matisyahu  with Nathen Maxwell & The Original Bunny Gang @ Club Nokia
  • Flexx Bronco, Screamin Yeehaws @ Alex’s Bar
  • Young The Giant, Voxhaul Broadcast, Mississippi Man @ The Troubadour
  • Judson and Mary, Cactus Pricks, Lantvrn @ Redwood Bar
  • Spinderella @ Amoeba (2pm)
  • (ART) Unique LA: Independent Design & Gift Show @ The Lab

3 thoughts on “What Shows Are Going On This Week In LA (Aug. 9– 15, 2010)

  1. Sandy Post author

    ha! I know, I know. I’m laggin. I promise this list will be updated next week. Maybe even this weekend. How bout you update the list for me every week? ha

  2. Travis

    You have the best show list out of all the blogs. Too many blogs just put everything on their calendar like lame Gaga, Biber and all the whack bands at the Viper Room. Please keep your show list this way!

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