What Cool Shows are Going on This Week in LA? (Aug. 23-29, 2010)

The Grimy Goods show list is handpicked every week delivering you the best shows in and around the LA area. If you’re a music lover, purist, elitist, music snob, etc.,  you’ll love our very “selective” list featuring local, indie, underground and your favorite buzz bands—along with a few credible oldies and heavy hitters that are worthy of seeing live.  If you’re seeking some Justin Boober crap or Lady Gagme poser shit, look else where.

♥ = Top Picks

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MONDAY, AUG. 23, 2010

  • ♥ (FREE) Fol Chen, Crocodiles, Woom, Jessica 6 @ Echo 21+
  • ♥ (FREE) White Arrows, Heavy Young Heathens, Gamble House, The Outline @ Spaceland 21+
  • (FREE) Twilight Sleep, Helen Stellar, By Sunlight, Robotanists @ Silverlake Lounge 9pm/21 +
  • (FREE) Rye Douglas & The Echo Sounding w/ Pacific Hurt, Telegram, Moostache @ Detroit Bar 8pm/21+
  • Blind Boy Paxton & Frank Fairfield @ Redwood Bar
  • Ass, Bestial Mouth, Tik/Tik, White Leopards @ Echo Curio

TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2010

  • ♥ GZA, Freddie Gibbs, Kendrick Lamar, Toks, ABCNT @ Echoplex 9pm / $16 advance, $18 day of show / 18+
  • ♥ Norah Jones with Corinne Bailey Rae @ Santa Barbara Bowl 7pm/ $55-$83/all ages
  • ♥ (FREE) Fitz & The Tantrums @ Amoeba Music 7pm/all ages
  • (FREE) Meho Plaza, Murph & the Blackouts, Fantastica Bastidas @ La Cita 9pm/21+
  • Chris Isaak wtih Marc Broussard @ Greek Theatre 7:30pm/$61-$115/allages
  • Henry Wolfe, Charlie Wadhams, Sunday Soundtracks @ Echo 8:30pm / $5 / 18+
  • Tanya Morgan, Tiron, Afro Classic, Ahmad @ Spaceland 8:30pm / $10 adv, $12 dos / 21+
  • Bonossus and the Gnomefly (members of Moses Campbell), Palm Reader, Tarsisyphus Lingonberries @ The Smell $5/all ages
  • Big D (Little Richard Tribute), Thee White Dogs @ Bootleg Theater 8pm/21+/$8
  • Wilding, Chromium Heart, Cactus Pricks, Modern Time Machines @ Silverlake Lounge 8pm/21 +/$8
  • The Neighborhood Bullies, The Stains, U.X.A. w/ De De Troit @ Redwood Bar
  • Chelsea Boys, Buffalo Moon, Tan Dollar, The Cosmonauts @ Echo Curio

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 25, 2010

  • ♥ Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses, The Americans @ Bootleg Theater 8pm/21+/$20
  • Jason Falkner, The Spires, Threes and Nines @ Spaceland 8:30pm / $10 advance, $12 day of show / 21+
  • Filligar, Red Arrow Messenger, All Wrong and the Plans Change @ The Troubadour 730pm/$10-$12
  • The Muddy Reds, Matt Ellis, National Park Service, Walter Spencer @ Silverlake Lounge 8pm/21+/$8
  • ♥ The Hold Steady w/ specia guest @ Detroit Bar 8pm/21+/$20
  • City of Progress, Whqles, Random Patterns @ Echo Curio

THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2010

  • ♥ The Hold Steady w/ Jaill @ The Glass House 7pm/ $20/ all ages
  • ♥ Spirit Animal @ Redwood Bar
  • ♥ (FREE) The Head Cat  (Lemmy of Motorhead) @ HOB Sunset 8pm/18+
  • ♥ Lynyrd Skynyrd @ Gibson Ampitheatre 8:15pm/$74-$155/
  • (FREE) Leslie & The Badgers @ Fingerprints in Longbeach RSVP 562.433.4996
  • Spitting Cobras, Wulfbane, O Zorn @ Alex’s Bar 21+/$5
  • Juliette Commagere, Papercranes, Luke Rathborne, Estelle Raskina @ Echo 8:30pm / $7 / 18+
  • Ron Emory (T.S.O.L.) CD Release Party w/ Charlie Mansion, Boobie Trap, Mental Breakdown@ Galaxy Theatre 8pm/$13
  • Vaud and the Villains, Lil Gizzelle, RT N The 44s @ Echoplex 8:30pm / $10 advance, $12 day of show / 18+
  • Radars to the Sky, Death to Anders, Smokers in Love @ Spacleand 8:30pm / $7 / 21+
  • The Union Line, The Colourist, Yellow Red Sparks, Moonshine & the Drugs @ Grove of Anaheim 8pm/$15/all ages
  • Black Mountain, Lower Heaven @ Bootleg Theater pm/21+/$168
  • Incan Abraham, The Lonely Wild, The Shade @ Silverlake Lounge 8pm/21+/$8
  • (ART) Pro’jekt LA Summer Series Volume 2 – DUSK: A Collection of Portraits, CityScapes, and the Night Time Urban Experience @ Space 15 Twenty
  • White Buffalo, Handsome G w/ Special Guest @ Detroit Bar 8pm/$10/21+
  • Dhaga Bloom, Insects and Robots @ The Prospector
  • Learning Music, Gals, Forget Me Nauts @ Echo Curio

FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2010

  • ♥ Boris with Red Sparowes and Helms Alee @ El Rey Theatre 8pm/$20/all ages
  • ♥ The Outline, Golden State, The Paper Dolls, The Other Side of Morning, Tucker Jameson & The Hot Mugs, Cash’d Out @ Cat Club 8pm
  • Nico Vega w/ Super Groupie & Unwritten Law @ Key Club 8pm/$20
  • Little Ones, Downtown/Union, Kissing Tigers @ Echo 9pm / $5 if 21+, $7 under 21 / 18+
  • The Fling Record Release Featuring Deep Sea Diver, Sam Outlaw, Archeology @ Spaceland 8:30pm / $7/ 21+
  • Eddie Spaghetti (of the Supersuckers), Cowboy and Indian, Dano Forte’s Juke Joint Freakshow @ Alex’s Bar 21+/$10
  • (FREE) World Club @ Origami Vinyl 7pm/all ages
  • The Juliana Theory @ The Glass House 7pm/$25/all ages
  • Beatdown w/ DJ Qbert, Triage, Nightwalker & More @ Music Box 9pm/pre-sale $10/18 +
  • Cyndi Lauper plus special guest Allen Toussaint @ Greek Theatre 730pm/$50-$83
  • Dave Phillips R. Jencks (Oakland), Mike Shiflet (Columbus, OH), Damion Romero, Moment Trigger @ The Smell $5/all ages
  • Shannon Curtis, JT Spangler, Aaron Beaumont @ Bootleg Theater 10pm/21+/$10
  • The Shants, Evan ap Roberts, Dead Flowers, Ricky Stein @ Echo Curio
  • Gamble House, Walter Meego, Mystery Claws @ Pehrspace

SATURDAY, AUG. 28, 2010

  • ♥ Cap’ N Jazz, Abe Vigoda, The Black Apples @ Echoplex 8pm / $17 advance, $20 day of show / all ages
  • ♥ Sunset Strip Music Fest: Smashing Pumpkins, Slash, Common, Kid Cudi & More @ San Vicente Boulevard and Doheny Drive 1pm/ $50
  • ♥ Oneida, Jonas Reinhardt, The Lights @ Spaceland 8:30pm / $8 advance, $10 day of show/ 21+
  • ♥ Boris with Red Sparowes Helms Alee, Future Static  @ The Glass House 7pm/$10 advance/$12 day of show/all ages
  • ♥ (FREE) Buskerfest w/ Delta Spirit, Crystal Antlers, We Barbarians, 60 Watt Kid, Chicano Batman, Tijuana Panthers & More @ East Village Arts District, Downtown Long Beach 1pm/all age
  • ♥ The Antlers @ Getty Museum
  • (FREE) Modern Time Machine, Casxio, Wet & Reckless, Twilight Sleep @ The Lab in Costa Mesa
  • Former Ghosts, Wampire, Sun Araw, Reporter, Religious Girls @ The Troubadour 7pm/$10
  • (FREE)  Nate LaPointe Band @ Origami Vinyl 7pm/all ages
  • The Juliana Theory @ El Rey Theatre 8pm/$27/all ages
  • Berlin @ Coach House, San Juan, Capistrano 8pm/$30
  • New Fidelity, The Champanties, The Commotions @ The Prospector
  • Pete Molinari, Eleni Mandell, Mark Huff, The Driftwood Singers @ Redwod Bar
  • Cobra Lilies EP Release, Evangina @ Pehrspace

SUNDAY, AUG. 29, 2010

  • ♥ The Chemical Brothers, Chromeo, Yacht @ Hollywood Bowl 7pm/$17-$12
  • ♥ West Indian Girl @ Hotel Cafe 11:15pm/21+/$10
  • (FREE) Alpine Decline @ Origami Vinyl 7pm/all ages
  • (FREE) Old Californio, Anny Celsi and Nelson Bragg, Paperplanes, Smith and Wesson @ Echo 5:00pm / FREE / All Ages
  • Batwings Catwings + Dadfag @ Echo 10pm / $5 / 18+
  • Ron Emory of T.S.O.L. & Friends @ Spaceland 8:30pm /$10 advance $12 day of show / 21+
  • Magic Johnson (Portland, OR), Tan Dollar, Cum Stain, Bonossus And The Gnomefly (members of Moses Campbell) @ The Smell $5/all ages
  • Pete Molinari, Mark Huff, Triple Chicken Foot @ Redwod Bar
  • Pete Swanson, Rene Hell, John Wiese, Robedoor, Infinite Body @ Echo Curio

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