What Cool Shows Are Going On This Weekend? (Aug. 20 – 22, 2010)

Photo: Ivette Orenos

♥ = Top Picks

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FRIDAY, August 20, 2010

  • ♥ Tijuana Panthers, The Franks @ Redwood Bar
  • ♥ Chief  w/ Grouplove @ BootlegTheater
  • ♥ Hepcat w/ Inciters & Boss Harmony @ Music Box
  • Crowded House w/ Lawrence Arabia @ Club Nokia
  • Bad Brains w/ Sunken City @ HOB Anaheim
  • (FREE) Night Horse @VacationVinyl
    Birthdays, Vacation Dad, Dream Panther, Kevin Costner Saves the World @ FMLY Mansion RSVP
  • Ha Ha Tonks, Old Californio, Smith and Pyle @ Spaceland
  • Pictureplane, Blessure Grave, Puro Instinct, Tearist @ Echoplex
  • MNDR, Chain Gang of 1974, Kisses (DJ set) @ Echo
  • John Legend & The Roots @ The Troubadour SOLD OUT
  • Captain Ahab Pretty Birds That Kill (Anchorage, AK) Kid Infinity (2-D) Kevin Blechdom @ The Smell
  • Social Unrest, Channel Three, Love Canal, Battle Flask @ Alex’s Bar
  • Rufus Wainwright Plus Martha Wainwright @ Greek Theatre
  • Origami Comedy Night hosted by Matt Braunger Featuring: Kumail Nanjiani, Pete Holmes, Joselyn Hughes @ Origami Vinyl

SATURDAY, August 21, 2010

  • ♥ Sunset Junction w/Bad Brains, Ghostland Observatory, Fish Bone, Dawes, Everest, The Ohio Players, Ferocious Few, Saint Motel @ Sunset Junction
  • ♥ Rock The Bells w/ Tribe Called Quest, KRS-ONE, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, Dj Premier, Jedi Mind Tricks & more @ NOS Events Center
  • ♥ Spiderworks w/ The Sleeping Sea King & Pretty Neato @ Romano’s Concert Lounge
  • ♥ Al Green Plus the Pointer Sisters @ Greek Theatre
  • Conjunction Junction w/ Woah Hunx, White Arrows, Dirt Dress, Jessica 6 & more  @ Malo
  • Ben Sollee, Sara Lov @ Bootleg Theater
  • “Night of the Punks” movie premiere w/ Murderland @ The Blue Star
  • (ART) A Shot In The Dark: a music photography show @ The Strange
  • The Bellrays, Angus Khan, The Superbees @ Spaceland
  • Bootie LA w/ Faroff, DJ Paul V., R.A.I.D. @ Echoplex
  • Funky Sole @ Echo
  • Gentle (NYC) Woom (NYC) Former Ghosts Robedoor (member of Pocahaunted) @ The Smell
  • Black Diamond Riders, Los Mysteriosos and guests @ Alex’s Bar
  • DJ Quik @ Key Club
  • Cat Party @ Origami Vinyl

SUNDAY, August 22, 2010

  • ♥ Sunset Junction w/ Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Fitz & The Tantrums, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, DJ Doc Martin, The Janks, Crystal Antlers, The Deadly Syndrome @ Sunset Junction
  • ♥ Conjunction Junction w/ My Pet Saddle, Barrio Tiger, Summer Darling, Useless Keys & more  @ Malo
  • Rabbits Running, Parade of Lights, Radio Freq @ Spaceland
  • The Cure Nite w/ guest DJ Lol Tolhurst @ Echo
  • Agent Ribbons, Voice on Tape, The Finches, The Sister Ruby Band @ Bootleg Theater
  • Summer Darling, Two Guns, By Sunlight @ Alex’s Bar

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